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Marcelo Leite-

Marcelo Leite

Author Details

Marcelo Leite is a senior writer for Screen Rant with years of experience in creative and academic writing. Before working as a writer, Marcelo taught Mathematics, both in private and public institutions. Although his chosen field was structure engineering, there is nothing Marcelo likes better than writing about the things he loves.

Industry Focus

Marcelo Leite regularly covers Star Wars (current and upcoming Disney+ Star Wars shows, such as The Mandalorian and Ahsoka; upcoming Star Wars movies, and lore discussions), superheroes (including the MCU’s Multiverse Saga, the new DC Universe, the Arrowverse, and the DCAU), as well as Power Rangers (from Mighty Morphin to new releases, such as Once & Always and Cosmic Fury).

Favorite Media

Marcelo Leite is a fan of superheroes, be they from Gotham, Tatooine, or Angel Grove. His favorite movie, The Dark Knight, only confirmed that Batman was his favorite superhero. DC’s Young Justice is his favorite show. The original “Star Wars” is his favorite film from the Skywalker saga. Lastly, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie was his most played VHS.

Wanda Scarlet Witch and Thanos in Avengers Infinity War 1
Why Scarlet Witch Couldn't Beat Thanos Despite Her Ridiculous Phase 4 Powers

Phase 4’s Scarlet Witch is one of the most powerful beings in the MCU, yet Wanda could not beat Thanos in either Avengers: Infinity War or Endgame.

Composite of Robert Downey Jr Iron Man and Henry Cavill Superman 1
my adventures with superman
DC Just Introduced Its Own Iron Man (& He Almost Beat Superman)

My Adventures With Superman’s tech-based villains include a classic antagonist that has now become DC’s Iron Man, and he almost beat the Man of Steel.

Darth Vader, Palpatine, and Darth Maul in Star Wars 1
1 Canon Sith Lord Has A Force Lightning Power That Palpatine Could Only Dream Of

Palpatine was the first Star Wars movie character to use Force Lightning, yet one other canon Star Wars Sith has the strongest version of this power.

Ahsoka and the Star Wars Rebels characters 1
Star Wars Rebels
10 Harsh Realities Of Rewatching Star Wars Rebels 9 Years Later

As Ahsoka approaches, rewatching Star Wars Rebels is almost essential, yet it can reveal some harsh truths about the animated show 9 years later.

Captain Marvel, Iron Man in Avengers Endgame, and Spider-Man in No Way Home 1
All 10 MCU Movies That Made Over $1 Billion At The Box Office

From The Avengers to Spider-Man: No Way Home, here’s every MCU movie that made over $1 billion at the box office, and what is behind their success.

Mr Freeze, Batman, and Harley Quinn in Batman The Animated Series 1
Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
10 Episodes Of Batman The Animated Series That Still Hold Up 28 Years Later

Batman: The Animated Series is one of the best interpretations of Batman’s mythos, and some episodes have become even better 28 years later.

Buggy, Luffy, and Arlong in Netflix's live-action One Piece 1
One Piece (Live-Action) (2023)
All 8 Villains In Netflix's One Piece Season 1 Explained

Here’s a breakdown of all confirmed One Piece villains in season 1, who plays them, and what their role in the show can be based on the manga.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' Green Ranger, Jason David Frank in Legend of the White Dragon, and Mighty Morphin's White Ranger 1
Jason David Frank’s New Movie Honors Tommy’s Most Iconic Power Rangers Forms

Although Legend of the White Dragon is very different from Power Rangers, Jason David Frank’s new film references Tommy Oliver in one big way.

Luke Skywalker in A New Hope, Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menace, and Rey in Star Wars The Force Awakens 1
10 Times Star Wars Movies Told The Same Story Twice

Star Wars movies are full of moments that rhyme with previous films, and there are multiple examples of when the saga told the same story twice.

Darth Vader in front of several Jedi 1
Darth Vader's Armor Makes Him The Perfect Jedi Killer

Darth Vader’s armor is often associated with how slow and clunky Anakin becomes inside of it, but it actually makes him the perfect Jedi killer.

Anya Chalotra's Yennefer, Henry Cavill's Geralt in The Witcher season 3, and Liam Hemsworth 1
The Witcher (2019)
1 Yennefer Line In The Witcher Season 3 Makes Henry Cavill's Recasting Utterly Tragic

One of Yennefer’s final lines in The Witcher season 3 makes Henry Cavill’s exit from the show way sadder ahead of Geralt’s recast in season 4.

Queen Sareth and Brother Dawn in Foundation season 2 1
Foundation (2021)
Foundation Season 2 Episode 4 Recap & All New Developments Explained

Foundation season 2, episode 4 answered some burning questions about Hari Seldon’s plan and teased a war between the Empire and the Foundation.

Obi-Wan Kenobi in Attack of the Clones and a still from Return of the Jedi 1
Star Wars Brings Back A Fan-Favorite Prequel Character... In Return Of The Jedi

A beloved Star Wars prequel character who directly influenced the Clone Wars returns in an upcoming story set during the events of Return of the Jedi.

tom hiddleston in Loki season 2 and benedict cumberbatch in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness 1
Loki (2021)
Loki Season 2's New Villain (Not Kang) Can Bring Back A Phase 3 Icon The MCU Forgot Existed

Loki season 2’s new villain ties into Doctor Strange through an absurdly powerful Marvel character that the MCU has ignored for seven years.

Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs 1
Hobbs & Shaw 2’s Status Makes Fast & Furious’ Future Worrying

Continuing the Fast & Furious franchise through spinoffs might be more difficult than imagined, as proven by Hobbs & Shaw 2’s latest update.

Geralt and Vilgefortz in The Witcher season 3 episode 6 1
The Witcher (2019)
Why Geralt Couldn't Beat Vilgefortz In Their Fight (But Liam Hemsworth Can Win The Rematch)

Geralt suffered a major defeat against Vilgefortz in Henry Cavil’s final The Witcher season. Will Liam Hemsworth’s Geralt get a rematch in season 4?

Christopher Reeve in Superman II and Lois Lane in My Adventures With Superman 1
my adventures with superman
DC’s New Superman Controversy Reignites An 85-Year-Old Lois Lane Debate

My Adventures With Superman’s controversial Lois Lane scene reignites a decades-old Superman debate regarding Clark Kent’s secret identity.

Bo-Katan Kryze and Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars The Clone Wars season 7 1
Star Wars
"Race You To The Surface": Ahsoka & Bo-Katan Unite In Beautiful Star Wars: The Clone Wars Art

One of the coolest Star Wars battles is pictured in an incredible Clone Wars artwork that sees Bo-Katan and Ahsoka during the Siege of Mandalore.

Geralt and Ciri in The Witcher season 3 part 2 1
The Witcher (2019)
Ciri's Darkest Decision Makes Henry Cavill's The Witcher Exit Worse

Ciri’s darkest moment in The Witcher season 3 adds another layer to her and Geralt’s dynamic, and it makes Henry Cavill’s exit from The Witcher worse.

Jason David Frank as Erik Reed in Legend of the White Dragon and Power Rangers' Legendary Battle 1
4 Power Rangers Actors In Jason David Frank’s Legend Of The White Dragon Movie

Legend of the White Dragon’s cast features some classic Power Rangers actors, including the late Jason David Frank in his final performance.

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