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by Brett White

To hammer home the interconnected Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Thor: The Dark World" unveiled an "Avengers"-centric trailer during the premiere episode of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." In it, Thor finally has to face the ramifications of returning to Midgard without so much as a phone call to Jane Foster. The trailer's filled out with footage we've seen before, including the ol' Loki slap, but it all seems even more epic—maybe because it debuted hot on the heels of one of "S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" act breaks.

We do get a few new bits of footage, including what looks like Heimdall scaling an invisible mountain and Thor busting out some mid-air hammer poundage on an unknown foe. Listen, unknown foe, you're really going to need to see a doctor after getting slammed on the head by Mjolnir. That's definitely not something two Tylenol will cure. You can check out the full trailer below.

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Clark Gregg

by Brett White

With "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." only a few hours from premiering on ABC, the network has pulled out all of the stops to promote the Marvel Comics series. This new initiative has included what pretty much amounts to a takeover of "Good Morning America," with the GMA studio's exterior being covered in a massive "S.H.I.E.L.D." countdown clock. Yesterday the morning show aired a package showing off the super-spy drama's elaborate set, and today they brought Agent Coulson himself—Clark Gregg—on for an interview. But that's not all; Gregg pulled up in Lola, Coulson's signature vehicle, and pulled a total Beastie Boys move by entering the studio straight from the street.

During the interview, Gregg touched upon just what it is that makes Coulson so special. "There are so many characters in the world of Marvel superheroes, you know, that have these superpowers, and I think there's something to the character there to the character who doesn't have them that Joss Whedon grasped so magnificently," said Gregg. "He's the one who ends up having to front off with the bad guy because the superheroes are kind of divas in their fighting. He's a little bit like the stage manager at Lollapalooza who actually has to go out and try to do a solo."

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by Brett White

If you're going to cause a lot of pain, you should at least know a thing or two about treating it. In this new TV spot for "Thor: The Dark World," new bad guy Malekith makes sure that Thor knows just what will and will not do anything to ease his pain. Incoming villain Christopher Eccleston nearly steals the show as the leader of the dark elves with his quick one-liner, which is a mighty feat indeed considering that this trailer is packed with notorious attention-hog Loki.

Malekith looks to be the villain to beat in Marvel's Phase Two, thanks to his terrifying look and Eccleston's cold and calculating delivery. As bad as Aldrich Killian was in "Iron Man 3," I'd have to say that Malekith is just a bit more evil. Don't believe me? Check out his character poster. That's some creepy stuff, right there. You can check out the whole TV spot below.

"Thor: The Dark World" opens on November 8th.

[via Super Hero Hype]

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by Brett White

At this point we could max out an empty Blu-ray disc with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." interviews and behind-the-scenes looks, but so what? This latest one from "Good Morning America" may be morning-news-show-level goofy, but it does feature one of the most in-depth tours of the show's main location—the massive airplane nicknamed "The Bus."

We've seen the Bus before thanks to a bunch of candid photographs, but it really comes alive on video. ABC's Cameron Mathison also gets to talk with all six principle stars of the show, where he finds out what superpower Iain De Caestecker wants and just how much in common Chloe Bennet's Skye has with the hacker in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." We also get to see what happens when you touch Lola in a non-NYCC situation. Warning: Coulson doesn't like that.

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Spidey Super Stories

by Ryan Rigley

With the trailer for the highly-anticipated "Amazing Spider-Man" sequel now officially attached to "Thor: The Dark World," Spidey fans all across the country have been making their own trailers in preparation for the actual thing. On that same note, last week, screenwriter Alex Kurtzman sat down with iamROGUE and talked briefly about the unanswered questions raised by "The Amazing Spider-Man" and how the sequel addresses them.

"It's interesting because the first movie asks all these questions and what I loved about it in so many ways is that it didn't answer them," explains Kurtzman. "The villains emerge from a lot of the unanswered questions at the end of that movie and none of them are random at all." Sounds like we've got a lot to be excited for in the "Amazing" sequel. While on the subject of Spider-Man, we thought it best to take a look back at Spidey's first live-action television debut: "Spidey Super Stories."

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Arrow

by Brett White

While talking to Digital Spy, "Arrow" leading man Stephen Amell was faced with a question fans have been wanting the answer to for a while now: with a "Justice League" motion picture most likely in the pipeline, would he be interested in bringing Oliver Queen to the big screen?

"I'd sweep their floors," joked Amell. "Any opportunity to be a part of the Justice League movie as Green Arrow or otherwise, it would be really exciting, but it doesn't have to be a movie. We are doing a—we're working in concert with DC and the better we do, the more successful our show is, the more opportunities we're going to get to perhaps have members of the Justice League on our show."

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SHIELD Jemma Simmons

by Brett White

Marvel has been slowly released a few longer interviews with the cast and show runners involved with a little show you might have heard of—"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Ring any bells? First they released an interview with Joss Whedon, then continued with co-show-runners Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. Now, they've moved on to the cast of the show, starting with Agent Jemma Simmons herself, Elizabeth Henstridge. Lorraine Cink, host of the Marvel web-series "The Watcher," sat down with Henstridge for a one-on-one chat, in which the actress revealed the length of Joss Whedon's long-term plans.

"He's got an arc of every single character, and he's got so many places that he wants them all to go, and he's got loads of back stories for them," revealed Henstridge. "It's so nice to work with someone that's so invested in that way. All the team is like that. They really care about the characters, and every now and again you'll get a tidbit of, 'So, a few years down the line this might happen.'" Whedon was notorious for plotting out events seasons in advance over on Buffy, where throwaway lines in season 3 ended up having major ramifications in season 5, and it looks like he's being that meticulous with "S.H.I.E.L.D."

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by Brett White

"Sesame Street" seems to be on a super streak lately, as the Man of Steel himself—Henry Cavill—has now mixed it up with the Muppets just a few weeks after Tom Hiddleston taught Cookie Monster about delayed gratification.

Cavill helps teach Elmo about the concept of respect, and then saves the three little pigs from meeting a disastrous fate. Don't worry—Cavill let's the Big Bad Wolf off much easier than he did Zod in "Man of Steel." This is "Sesame Street," after all! You can check out the full clip below, and be sure to take this lesson with you as you interact with people on the internet for the rest of... forever. For the rest of forever.

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Red Hood

by Brett White

While we have to wait a few more years to find out how the casting pans out, there's one thing that a Ben Affleck Batman does signal: no more appearances by Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Robin John Blake.

Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" concluded with Blake as the heir to Bruce Wayne's Bat-mantle, a development that would surely have led to a very interesting—and very different—status quo for Gotham City. But with Batman's fate now firmly tangled up with Superman's, a void has been created—one that filmmakers Woody Tondorf and Chris Landa hope to fill with "The Dark Knight Legacy."

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Shazam

by Ryan Rigley

Lots of rumors were tossed around last week regarding "Captain Marvel" and Katee Sackhoff. In an interview with Crave Online, Sackhoff had this to say about the possibility of working with Marvel Studios: "I personally have not spoken to Marvel and have no plans to do a movie in the immediate future. Of course I would love to do the role. I think that it’s in my wheelhouse and I would enjoy it. I'd be stupid to turn down a Marvel movie but as far as I know, Ms. Marvel isn't even in the next movie."

Clearly, the rumors of Sackhoff actually playing Captain Marvel were blown way out of proportion. Regardless, it's still pretty great news to hear that the "Riddick" actress not only knows who Captain Marvel is but would also love to portray her on the big screen. Speaking of Captain Marvel, an entirely different Captain Marvel from an entirely different comic book publisher has, in fact, already appeared in his own TV series. You can learn more about it past the jump!

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