Tag Archive: Vin Diesel

Dec 05 2014

Blu-ray Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

The biggest comic book film comes to terrestrial entertainment systems, and we can now walk in the Blu-rays of the beautiful sun. Guardians of the Galaxy was always going to be the trickiest film in the canon to sell to a mass audience. Just like Korath the Pursuer’s (Djimon Hounsou) reaction when he first encounters Peter “Star Lord” …

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Jul 24 2014

Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

The boldest move in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is also the most joyous, neatly showing the rest of the galaxy how it’s done.  Guardians of the Galaxy was always going to be the trickiest film in the canon to sell to a mass audience. Just like Korath the Pursuer’s (Djimon Hounsou) reaction when he first encounters Peter …

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Jun 17 2014

Film: New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ trailer showcases fresh footage

Disney has sent over the latest trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the hotly anticipated adaptation of the strangest team you’ll ever have the pleasure of encountering. Do you need any more reasons to see this film? This trailer give you another two-and-a-half minutes worth of reasons to start lining up now. From Marvel, the studio …

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Feb 21 2014

Meet the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: Marvel character videos for Star Lord, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Gamora and Drax

We wake up to a brave new world where people know who Rocket Raccoon is, thanks to a marvellous trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy, one that put aside many of our concerns for the film and had us hooked on a feeling. Marvel are continuing their clever marketing campaign with a series of character-focused …

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Feb 18 2014

Film: First official photos from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

We admit it. We’re so excited about Guardians of the Galaxy that we just might squee ourselves outside of the narrow confines of this website. With the trailer due to drop tomorrow on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Marvel (via USA Today and Collider) has released three new stills from the film. Offering us our first proper …

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Sep 09 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 71 – Saga

In this issue, more creators leave DC with the publisher becoming the star of its own villain’s month. Mark Waid buys a comic book store and Vin Diesel saves the Marvel universe. THEN Spider-man: amazing wedding planner? All this, PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week, Saga (#1 – 12) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples …

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Sep 07 2013

Vin Diesel hints at ‘merging of brands’ for Marvel universe in Phase 3

Vin Diesel has been doing a lot of talking about his Marvel projects on his junket for Riddick, and he’s been opening up pretty wide for Extra host Maria Menounos. In the chat, he not only confirmed his work for Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy and the 2016 project, but spoke of his future role …

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Sep 03 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 70 – Blacksad

In this issue, Rocket Raccoon gets a voice, James Spader puts on robot pants, Vin Diesel teases his Marvel future and the Shuster Awards are announced. All this PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week, Blacksad: Somewhere Within the Shadows by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. Hosted by Richard Gray and David McVay and Dave …

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Aug 28 2013

Vin Diesel on Groot in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, plus “fresh IP” for Marvel in 2016/2017

In two separate interviews on the Riddick junket, Vin Diesel has been quite chatty about playing Groot and his relationship with Marvel Studios. The actor has all but confirmed his appearance as the Monarch of Planet X in Guardians of the Galaxy, out next year from director James Gunn. Speaking with THR, he states that he …

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Jul 10 2013

Vin Diesel teases potential Marvel Studios role

Serial social networker Vin Diesel has a massive following of 44 million people on Facebook, and last month he teased that he would be taking a meeting with the folks at Marvel. Today he released a photo along with the following cryptic message: Marvel meeting today… Only the people in the room can tell you …

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