Kevin Feige

There is an important distinction between the words "for" and "through."

Case in point: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige's recent interview with Wired.com. It's a fascinating read on how the Marvel movies are where they are today, filled with insight about the studio's future plans. And we're talking far future, based on one particular comment.

"I could arguably say what we're planning for the year 2021," said Feige. "Will that happen? I don't know. But what we planned for 2015 in 2006 is happening."

Some folks have taken Feige's comments to mean that Marvel's movie slate is planned through 2021. But nowhere in the article does Feige say "through 2021." He's talking about specific plans for the year 2021 — and that could mean just about anything, regardless of however many movies and "phases" Marvel pumps out before then.

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Flash

by Ryan Rigley

Paving the way for 2016's "Justice League" movie, founding member the Flash is on the verge of getting not only his own movie but also a TV series on the CW. Set to guest star in several episodes of the upcoming second season of "Arrow," the "Flash" TV series is being developed by "Arrow" co-creators Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg with David Nutter directing the pilot episode.

While this isn't the first time that the Scarlet Speedster has been on TV, we here at Splash page can't help but wonder what the "Flash" TV series means for the future of the DC cinematic—and television—universe. With that in mind, here's a list of five Flash-tastic things that we hope to see in the "Flash" TV series!

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Thor

by Brett White

Hello there, "Thor: The Dark World," we've really missed you around these parts! While next year's Marvel movies have been hogging the spotlight recently, what with their tease-filled interviews and cool TwitPics, we've been anxiously awaiting another trailer from the realm of Asgard. Lo and behold, one hath journeyed far.

Marvel just unleashed a new "Thor: The Dark World" trailer as part of YouTube's Geek Week, and we've rounded up fourteen of the many, many must-see moments from it.

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» Every now and then Loki uses his powers for redecorating. Gotta keep the prison cell fresh!

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» This shot reveals that Loki isn't locked up alone, as it kinda seemed was the case from the previous trailer. Now I'm kinda interested in watching an "Oz"-style drama set in an Asgardian prison!

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Captain Cold

by Ryan Rigley

Since the announcement of "The Flash" feature film at this year's San Diego Comic Con, Warner Bros. has put the Scarlet Speedster on the fast track towards becoming the next big DC superhero. Last week, Deadline broke the news of a "Flash" TV series in development over at The CW. On top of that, the fastest man alive is set to appear in three episodes of season two of "Arrow" before spinning off into his own CW series.

Clearly, DC has big plans for the Flash before his movie is released in 2016. But just because the "Flash" movie is still three years away doesn't mean we can't start speculating about it now! That said, here's a list of the five Flash rogues fit for the silver screen.

Captain Cold
Often times considered to be the Flash's arch nemesis, Leonard Snart was a lowlife criminal who accidentally created a freeze ray by exposing an experimental weapon to massive amounts of radiation. As Captain Cold, Snart acts as the leader of a small band of Flash villains called the Rogues. Despite Cold being a hardened criminal, he still abides by a certain set of rules, like no drugs and no killing unless absolutely necessary.

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Venom Flash Thompson

by Brett White

I know that doing a casting call for "Amazing Spider-Man 4" five years before it gets made—and before two preceding sequels even hit theaters—is a bit of a stretch, but the cosmic confluence of events surrounding this new bit of MTV News footage from San Diego's Comic-Con International and the possible resurrection of a Venom solo movie set in Marc Webb's new Spider-Verse warranted a full-on post.

In the interview, which can be seen after the jump, "True Blood" star Joe Manganiello reveals that he's still up for playing a superhero—despite not getting the "Man of Steel" gig—as long as the project tries something different.

"I want to do something that's a real deconstruction of the genre," Manganiello told MTV News' Josh Horowitz. "There's so many superhero projects out there that it's almost like they're becoming normal, so I want to do one that just flips it on its head and makes it crazy. I want to make the 'Fight Club' of superhero movies." And that's why Manganiello would be perfect for "Venom"—and it'd even be a role that he's played before!

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Wonder Woman

by Ryan Rigley

A while back, the CW had plans to produce a Wonder Woman TV series entitled "Amazon," in the same vein as their Superman series "Smallville." However, now that the "Flash" TV series has been appropriately placed on the fast-track towards production, it would appear as though all "Amazon" efforts have been put on hold for the time being.

This, of course, does not mean that the "Amazon" series has been canned. On the contrary, with Warner Bros. and DC's plans to make a "Justice League" movie, re-introducing Wonder Woman via TV series seems like a fairly safe bet to make. As some of you may recall, this won't be the first time that Wonder Woman has graced the small screen. Back in the 70's, Wonder Woman was the star of her own successful prime time TV series!

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Ultron

by Brett White

The news that Ultron would be the main antagonist for Joss Whedon's "Avengers" sequel has ended up shedding a lot of light on director Edgar Wright's long-gestating "Ant-Man" film. The film may not hit theaters until November 2015, but people are talking about it now.

Thanks to interviews and hunches, we know that Hank Pym will be featured in "Ant-Man" in some capacity—even though he'll be absent from "Avengers: Age of Ultron." There are also rumors that Tony Stark will be Ultron's creator, and not Pym, which gives one of Ant-Man's main accomplishments to another scientist. Now Edgar Wright has told Science Fiction that Ultron was never even a part of his "Ant-Man."

"I cannot really get into that, but um... I'll say no. No he wasn't." Definitive statement is definitive! But if Pym isn't going up against Ultron, who could he possibly go up against? Let's run down some other possibilities.

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Green Arrow Green Lantern

by Ryan Rigley

Seems like season two of "Arrow" is shaping up to be quite the spectacle for DC fans. With the recent news of China White returning for the series' second season, the "Arrow" cameo tally has added one more notch, in addition to the two created by the news that both the Black Canary and the Flash will be making cameo appearances in upcoming episodes of the CW series.

While Barry Allen is said to be featured in three episodes this fall, Black Canary has been teased at "Arrow" fans since season one began with Oliver Queen's on-again, off-again girlfriend Dinah "Laurel" Lance. If there's one thing that the first season of "Arrow" did not skimp out on, it's awesome DC cameos. That said, here's a list of five more DC cameos that we'd like to see in season two of "Arrow."

Green Lantern
"Arrow" producers Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg have already expressed great interest in bring Hal Jordan into the "Arrow" universe. In fact, the Ferris Air logo has already appeared in one of the latter episodes of season one. Green Lantern and Green Arrow are extremely close friends in the comic book, even co-starring in a team-up series called "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" for a time. Clearly, Hal Jordan will make an appearance in some way, shape, or form on the series at some point in time. Whether or not he has his Green Lantern powers—and whether or not he'll be played by Ryan Reynolds—is a different story altogether.

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Spider-Man

by Brett White

If you read into what "Amazing Spider-Man 2" producer Avi Arad had to say about next summer's Spidey film, it seems guaranteed that the wall-crawler will eventually get some super hero help on the big screen.

"I'd rather not answer that at this point," producer Avi Arad told Den of Geek when asked if Spider-Man was destined to fly solo in the series. "This is what the word 'spoiler' means... We want to always leave the audience with a couple of surprises." Director Marc Webb has already said that "Amazing Spider-Man 4" could feature any number of Spider-Friends, so introducing them in "ASM 2" would make sense. Plus, Spider-Man is known for having best buds; he headlined the "Marvel Team-Up" comic book for thirteen years and had a cartoon called "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends." It's a shame the hero's swung solo in every one of his movies.

With that in mind, here are five heroes we want to see Spider-Man team-up with in his new franchise!

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Sentinels vs. X-Men

by Brett White

With Trask Industries "celebrating its 50th anniversary" by launching a super informative website (it also ties into "X-Men: Days of Future Past"—sshhh!), suddently Sentinels are all the rage! People can't stop talking about the giant, purple, mutant-hunting robots—and rightfully so! Need I reiterate that they are giant purple robots? It does not get much cooler than that.

The robotic foes have been a thorn in the X-Men's side since their early days, and the mechanical menaces have popped up in everything from video games to cartoons over the franchise's 50 years of existence. Truthfully, we could easily do more than one Required Reading post about the Sentinels—and we could even throw in a Required Watching or two ("Final Decision" from "X-Men" season one!). But when it comes down to the most essential Sentinel stories, here are the five that made the cut.

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Cover Artist

Splash Page welcomes Ed Tadem to our cover artist family (our custom-designed theme up top). Currently working on the forthcoming "Avengers" animated series, Tadem's work can also be seen in the "Jackie Karma" issues of Image's "'76," and in "Pop Gun, Volume 1." Ed Tadem can be found online at EdTadem.com.
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