769 articles published since May 17, 2019
Nicolas Ayala is a Features Writer for the Superhero beat at Screen Rant. He's also a screenwriter, photographer, cosplayer, and music producer who loves all kinds of art — as long as they're powerful and optimistic.
With his encyclopedic knowledge about Marvel and DC and a lifetime of writing and cosplaying, Nicolas dives into the deepest corners of comic book lore to find every single easter egg and reference in the MCU and the DC Universe, as well as in blockbuster franchises such as Fast & Furious and Jurassic Park.
Nicolas' favorite characters are the always underrated Quicksilver and Dazzler, and he believes movie castings don't get better than Willem Dafoe as Green Goblin, Ben Affleck as Batman, and Henry Cavill as Superman.
Beyond the superhero scene, Nicolas' love for Back to the Future, Rocky, Terminator, Rambo, Dragon Ball, and other '80s movies and shows grows exponentially every day.
The Flash taught Ezra Miller's Barry Allen the dangers of time travel, but the speedster continues to make the same mistakes in every medium.
Gal Gadot's confirmation of Wonder Woman 3 within James Gunn's new DC Universe raises some questions about the DCU's idea of a full reboot.
Storyboard artist Jay Oliva reveals previous plans for The Flash and describes how the movie would have built a completely different DCEU.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's setting continues to shape the MCU's timeline, but Phases 4 and 5 bring up some doubts with Marvel's connectivity.
J. Jonah Jameson's Much Bigger No Way Home Role Revealed, Would've Reunited With Spider-Man After 14 Years
J. K. Simmons' J. Jonah Jameson almost appeared in more Spider-Man: No Way Home, where he would have interacted directly with Peter Parker.
Michael Keaton's Batman almost became DC's definitive live-action Dark Knight, but Warner Bros. repeatedly prevented that from happening.
Given that Xolo Maridueña's Jaime Reyes is the DC Universe's first character, a Blue Beetle death marks the first casualty in the new franchise.
The new podcast series "The Flash: Escape The Midnight Circus" proves that its Barry Allen actor, Max Greenfield, is a great fit for the DC Universe.
In Batman Begins, Christopher Nolan explained a Gotham City mystery by linking Cillian Murphy's Scarecrow to the Dark Knight's early days.
Black Panther director Ryan Coogler didn't like killing off Andy Serkis' Ulysses Klaue in 2018, and the villain's absence is still felt in the MCU.
The gap between Secret Invasion and The Marvels seems to be settled, but Ms. Marvel's post-credits scene may complicate the MCU timeline.
Ben Affleck's Batman was going to have one final DCEU appearance in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, but now it seems his journey ends with The Flash.
One talented Marvel fan designs a breathtaking MCU cosplay that combines Tony Stark's Iron Man technology with Thor's Asgardian armor.
Superman: Legacy is finally fixing one of DC's most important Superman characters with the introduction of Rachel Brosnahan's Lois Lane.
Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld suggests Deadpool 3 still has many surprises in store, as recent behind-the-scenes spoilers barely scratch the surface.
One Earth-838 Illuminati actor suggests they could join the many Marvel alumni who are reprising their previous roles in the MCU against all odds.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie 2 can adapt other Nintendo classics to replicate the first film's success without repeating its platformer inspirations.