Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk about Robert Downey Jr. joining Captain America 3 to kick off Marvel’s “Civil War” storyline in the MCU, Cary Elwes’ Princess Bride memoirs As You Wish hits bookstore shelves today, and some incredible new ways to bring technology into your Halloween costume.
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Robert Downey Jr. joins Captain America 3
in adaptation of Marvel’s “Civil War”!
Marking a major twist to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Phase Three,” Variety is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is close to joining the cast of Captain America 3 as Tony Stark and that the film will launch elements of the hit comic book crossover event, “Civil War” in the MCU! The news comes on the heels of an announcement from Marvel this morning that a new “Civil War” comic book is on the way next summer. Anthony and Joe Russo, the sibling director pair behind Captain America: The Winter Soldier, are directing the May 6, 2016 film, which features a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and, of course, the return of Chris Evans as the star-spangled superhero.
Cary Elwes’ As You Wish hits shelves today!
Cult classic The Princess Bride is a movie with a bit of everything: fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles … and, yes, a tiny bit of kissing. Salt Lake Comic Con Alumni Cary Elwes played the part of the sweet Westley in question. Now, 27 years after The Princess Bride appeared on the silver screen, he has co-authored a book about the making of the film. It’s called, of course, As You Wish. You might remember him mentioning it in his panel a few dozen times.
Mark Rober has 24 Insanely Cool Hi-Tech Costumes for Halloween!
Today’s Quick Links
- Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel launches today! Check out the hilarious trailer
- Bohemian Halloweensody: Impressive Haunted Light Show from Illinois
- EW has your first look at ABC’s TV Special: Toy Story That Time Forgot
- IGN Reviews The Evil Within from Resident Evil‘s Shinji Mikami. In a word: Terrifying.
- Marvel also teases “Civil War” comicbook returning in Summer 2015