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My musings on increased diversity in comics

So Thor is to be a woman, Captain America is to be African-American, Spiderman Hispanic, Ms Marvel Pakistani (I prefer the ungendered ‘Captain Marvel’ title to ‘Ms Marvel’, but we shall press on), and other similar flippings and re-imaginings are bringing a new sense of diversity to familiar comic heroes. 1,843 more words


Worse than Breasts and Melanin

While I was out of the loop, trying to recenter myself*, Marvel comics did something that turned certain segments of the Heathen world on their head; they made “The Mighty Thor” a women.  2,200 more words


Casting Net: Matthew McConaughey in talks to play CIA agent turned American enemy

• Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has reportedly signed on to play former CIA agent Edwin Wilson in The Company Man. The film, written by… 384 more words


Idris Elba In Talks To Join Guy Ritchie's 'KING ARTHUR'

Idris Elba (Thor movies, Luther) is in talks to join Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film, King Arthur. 

Elba could play a Merlin-like figure who trains and mentors Arthur. 42 more words


Idris Elba Being Courted to Play Merlin-Like Figure in ‘King Arthur’

So, I didn’t really know that this was a thing, but apparently there’s a new King Arthur movie hitting theaters in 2016. The film is being directed by… 251 more words