Peter Orrestad

I was born in the same year as Aladdin's premier. Since then my passion for Disney has only grown. It helped that I had the opportunity to grow up with musical golden age. Not to mention I had the opportunity to grow up with all the Pixar classics to boot. A passion that is equally strong is my love for comic books. So you can only imagine my jubilation when Disney acquired Marvel. I grew up in Seattle, Washington where I have grown to love the rain and the cold. That being said, I hope to someday move to California to fulfill my dream of working within the movie industry as a marketing professional. Who knows, I might even go the distance all the way to Disney. My blog is where I blog about anything movie related. With a particular focus towards the animated and superhero genres.

Marvel’s Daredevil trailer drops, show starts April 10th on Netflix

It’s finally here! The first trailer for the first Marvel Netflix show – Daredevil dropped today. Daredevil, the man without fear, is coming April 10th. The most consistent thing about this show that we have heard is it’s darker tone. Daredevil and the other Netflix… Read More »Marvel’s Daredevil trailer drops, show starts April 10th on Netflix

First Images from Frozen Fever – Disney’s New Animated Short

Alright Frozen fans, get ready to return to the land of Arendelle. Accompanying the live action adaptation of Cinderella on March 13th, is a brand new Frozen animated short. Today Disney has released a couple of screen shots from Frozen Fever, the upcoming short. Frozen Fever takes place after… Read More »First Images from Frozen Fever – Disney’s New Animated Short

Sony and Marvel may have made a deal concerning Spider-Man

Incredibly exciting news today. Rumors are surfacing today that Sony and Marvel have a made a deal concerning Spider-Man. Specifically, that Spider-Man will join the Avengers for the two-part Infinity War saga. Still unconfirmed but Latino Review has reported that a deal has gone through.… Read More »Sony and Marvel may have made a deal concerning Spider-Man

Breaking down the Marvel Ant-Man Trailer

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The full Ant-Man trailer has finally dropped and as a comic fan I’m not entirely sure what to think. Don’t get me wrong, I am excited. I just have a few reservations.

First off lets start with a little synopsis. The four main characters, that we know of, are Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), and Darren Cross (Corey Stoll). Hank Pym recruits master thief Scott Lang to pull off a heist that will save the world.

Hank Pym is the original Ant-Man from the comics. He discovered the Pym Particles, created Ultron, and helped found the Avengers. While publicly he was a hero, he was not the nicest person privately. He was known to beat his wife, Janet Van Dyne the Wasp, and has been described as bipolar.

Scott Lang is the second Ant-Man. Starting out as an electronics expert, he wasn’t able to support his family and resulted to burglary. His desperation was based around his providing for his sick daughter. He decides to break into Hank Pym’s house where he steals the Ant-Man suit and breaks into Cross Technological Enterprises. Which is owned by Darren Cross.

Hope Van Dyne, who in the comics is Hope Pym, is the daughter of Hank and Janet. She actually becomes a villain when she views the current Avengers are disgracing the things her parents built. She also felt that she should be the one to carry the Ant-Man legacy.Read More »Breaking down the Marvel Ant-Man Trailer

New Marvel Promo Art for Avengers Age of Ultron and Ant-Man

A new leak of information has provided us with some possible answers for the origins of Ultron and The Vision. Needless to say, POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.

Now then, what we learn in the first two images are the origins of Ultron and Vision. It seems Ultron will be based on Chitauri technology. This apparent hold over from the invasion is then experimented on by Tony which gives Ultron his sentience.

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Vision it seems is created by both Tony Stark and Bruce Banner to combat the technological advancement of Ultron. Up until this point rumors would alternate between which of the Science Bros actually create Vision.

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While these do look official, they are still as of yet unofficial. I think we can safely bet that they are still true. The only reason I bring up their unofficial status is the upcoming Ant-Man film. Ant-Man in the comics is the original creator of Ultron. Most rumors and fan whispers point to this still happening in the movies. This would make Ant-Man largely a flashback, which has also been rumored.

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Does Disney have big plans for Indiana Jones?

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When Disney acquired Lucasfilm, all eyes immediately focused on the Star Wars property. After all, fans were eager to wash out the bad taste of the prequels. Then things got interesting. With rumors that the original cast were coming, Star Wars fans were thrown into a fever pitch of excitement.

Of course we now know that Luke, Leia, and Han are coming back. At what cost though? A year ago, there was a rumor that for Harrison, that meant another Indiana Jones. The story goes that as part of his negotiations for piloting the Falcon one more time, he leveraged Disney to start production on Indiana Jones 5.

There has been little news up until now. Bob Iger has commented that they are simply pacing themselves. After Crystal Skull, who can blame them. It still seems Disney is looking for a story though.

For me, this is incredibly encouraging. That Disney is taking their time is huge for me. I love the Indiana Jones movies and I think there really isn’t anything like them in cinema. While Crystal Skull was ultimately a let down, it still felt like an Indiana Jones movie. It gave me the same sense of excitement and everything. This was then dashed upon the rocks but still, it satisfied a need.Read More »Does Disney have big plans for Indiana Jones?