Thanos IS in ‘Guardians’ – and Josh Brolin Plays Him!

joshthanosMarvel Studios’ head of production, Kevin Feige confirmed that Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin plays the villain Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy – and has signed a multipicture deal.

you may recall Thanos as the deep-space Big Bad who was revealed to have been pulling the strings in The Avengers. Well he’s a cosmic-level baddie, so it’s no surprise to see him pop up all over the place, including in GotG.
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This Is Real: J.J. and X-Wing Fighter From ‘Episode VII’

Director J.J. Abrams is back to remind fans of the chance to win a cameo in Star Wars: Episode VII by making a $10 donation to UNICEF through Star Wars: A Force for Change — and this time he has upped the ante with a chance to win an advance screening of the movie. Oh, and did we mention he’s standing in front of a battle-damaged X-wing fighter and encounters a pilot dressed like a member of the rebel alliance from the first film — and there’s even a mouse droid?

After considering the madness that is the latest Episode VII plot leak, it’s good to see something straight from the horse’s mouth! We can trust J.J. himself, right? He wouldn’t lie to us about what’s in his movie… right?

Stupidest ‘Star Wars’ Rumor of the Day

lukehandConsidering the heavy blanket of secrecy thrown over the production of Star Wars: Episode VII, it’s easy to understand people grasping at the most flimsy of straws when it comes to rumors about what director J.J. Abrams is up to – but today’s alleged plot leak is so extremely ridiculous that I’m not even labeling it a spoiler. It’s just too dumb to consider.
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He Wore Blue Velvet? Red King Crab in Disguise!

An extremely rare blue-colored red king crab has been plucked from the Bering Sea – and it’s at least the second specimen captured this year. Back in January, another lavender-hued crustacean was pulled from the same waters.

Nome, Alaska, fisherman Frank MacFarland spotted the latest mutant delicacy in a pot on July 4, and Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Scott Kent happened to be nearby to snap a photo. However, Kent could offer no concrete explanation for the weird coloring, telling KNOM radio:

The best answer I can give you is, I have no idea. My hunch is it’s just a very rare mutation and expressed in only few individuals within a population.

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Marvel’s Mystery Dates

marvelmobMarvel Studios has secured five new release dates stretching into 2019 — but is refusing to divulge the movies it plans to release. Well, most likely until the big comic convention in San Diego later this week.

The new dates are: July 28 and Nov. 3, 2017; July 6 and Nov. 2, 2018; and May 3, 2019.
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David Tennant: Doctor or President?

Sunday mornings here in America are known for serious-minded political talk shows about Important Issues, so here’s a clip featuring David Tennant, the former star of DOCTOR WHO, on Canada’s Space Channel show INNERSPACE comparing playing the Doctor to being the president of the United States.