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Disney’s biggest challenge with Ant-Man is going to remind people this is a Marvel movie. He’s in the same universe as The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and more. Now, they’re tackling that problem head on in the latest wave of promotions. A new Ant-Man TV spot directly references The Avengers and a new series of poster put the character front and center in a bunch of familiar places.

Deadline has revealed that Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to play Baron Mordo in Doctor Strange. The villain first appeared in Strange Tales in 1963, and is an accomplished user of magic who was trained by the Ancient One. He's a long time foe of Dr. Strange who sided with Dormammu. However, the site adds that while the 12 Years A Slave star is playing Mordo, he may not be a full baddie.

My Thoughts: Jon Bernthal is the Punisher Well holy shit. After I had finished Season 1 of Daredevil, I had written an article about who we could see next in Season 2 of Daredevil that you could read here. In that article, the one character I was most excited for was the Punisher. He is one of my favorite Marvel characters and plainly just one of my favorite characters. Now, not only is the Punisher coming to Daredevil season 2, but he is being played by none other than Jon Bernthal. He is perfect casting for Frank Castle, and I’ve been waiting for him to finally get a role in the superhero genre.

Whereas Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) leaving Marvel’s Ant-Man was huge news in some corners of the Internet, it likely didn’t make much of an impact among the general viewing public. Still, that doesn’t mean that Marvel automatically has a hit on their hands.

Collect All Ant-Man Marvel Legends Toys, Get an Ultron No, those randomly-severed body parts you see in the packaging for the upcoming Ant-Man Marvel Legends action figures aren't gruesome trophies obtained by the heroes. They're collectibles that, once combined, will form an entire Ultron action figure built to match his design in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel Legends' Ant-Man Ultron series includes Ant-Man, Giant Man, Bulldozer, Grim Reaper, Tiger Shark, and Wasp. The Fwoosh reports they are currently available for Pre-Order and will officially release for purchase on July 1. Continue reading…

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