Movie News

Time to start 'Shielding' those casting rumours

Time to start 'Shielding' those casting rumours
Clint

There’s been modest talk of it – besides Brad Pitt being rumoured to be up for it, and martial arts star Gary Daniels interested in the role – and that’s mainly because the rights to Marvel’s “Captain America” have been held up in court. Now, it’s all over. Marvel Enterprises, Inc. and one-time Marvel Comics creator Joe Simon have announced that they have amicably settled their legal dispute surrounding the Captain America Super Hero and its full speed ahead on a film. The specific terms of the settlement are confidential; however, the settlement included Mr. Simon’s assignment to Marvel of any and all copyrights he has in Captain America.

With the lawsuit now settled, Marvel will focus its attention on aggressively building the Captain America property across a variety of mediums. This will include feature film and television deals, licensing/merchandising, promotional programs and exciting new publishing initiatives.

"Captain America ranks as one of the most recognizable Super Heroes in the world, who can stand quite firmly alongside Marvel’s biggest name – Spider-Man," stated Allen Lipson, Marvel Enterprises CEO. "Now, with the legal issue behind us, we can fully explore the deep value that this property brings to the Marvel Universe."

Be interesting to see if this one gets off the ground before DC Comics “Superman”. We bet it does.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

starwars-chewie-wi_3428196k

Star Wars : Del Toro talks Ep VIII, Force Friday underway!

ClintSep 4, 2015
PEAKS

More names onboard as Twin Peaks shoot inches closer

ClintSep 4, 2015
pec

Teaser: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

AshSep 4, 2015
mahershala-ali

Luke Cage finds foe in Mahershala Ali

AshSep 4, 2015
narco

Netflix renews Narcos for season 2

AshSep 3, 2015
509950619TW010_GERARD_BUTLE

The Headhunter’s Calling nabs Gerard Butler to star

AshSep 3, 2015
selena gomez

Selena Gomez joins Neighbours 2

AshSep 3, 2015
arrow diggle

Another Arrow poster previews Diggle’s new costume

AshSep 3, 2015
Jason Momoa arrives at the world premiere of "Divergent" at the Westwood Regency Village Theater on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jason Momoa takes on action-thriller Braven

AshSep 3, 2015