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Pop Culture Futurist #3: More on Super-franchises

There’s much that can be done with super-franchises, when multiple film series are set within the same interconnected world. And I think we’re going to see film studios doing this. They’ve yet to fully realize the possibilities that have been opened … Continue reading

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Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.

As part of his exclusive contract with Marvel films, Joss Whedon will oversee a television series following agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. set in the Avengers movie universe. That’s going to be an interesting development. By the end of the first season, … Continue reading

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Will Spider-Man be in Avengers 2?

I don’t know if they’ll succeed, but I’m sure that Sony and Disney will try to come together for something that’s a clear a win-win for both movie studios: Having Spider-Man join the Avengers in The Avengers 2. It’s a long-shot, but … Continue reading

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Will Avengers be the first of many film super-franchises?

The upcoming Avengers movie is potentially the biggest gamechanger for the entertainment industry. It’s something new: a super-franchise, a crossover between what are already four major film franchises, with the potential for sequels of its own and further spinoffs in the future. … Continue reading

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