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Why couldn't “Doctor Strange” cast a Chinese actress for the Ancient One, but make the character non-Tibetan?

In the Doctor Strange comics, the titular character is trained by "the Ancient One", who is a Tibetan mystic. An interview with co-writer C. Robert Cargill noted that if they kept this origin, China ...
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Who made Captain America's shield and where did the Vibranium come from?

From the Wikipedia article about Vibranium we know: It is most known for being used in the construction of Captain America's Shield, the vibranium was of an ultra-resilient vibranium-iron alloy ...
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What happened to Loki's scepter?

Is it right that Loki's scepter is no longer in existence now in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the infinity stone on it is in The Vision now?
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Who made Falcon/Sam Wilson's suit?

Where and who made the Falcon's suit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is it that Sam Wilson obtained that advanced suit, along with all the high tech gadgets like the drones etc (Captain America: ...
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Why Bobbi and Hunter can no longer work for S.H.I.E.L.D.?

I just watch S03E13 from Marvel Agents of Shield, Parting Shot. Even when make me very sad I understand sometime character die or leave the show. And in this case looks like they are going to be part ...
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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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Who is worthy to wield Mjolnir?

In the comics it is written on Mjolnir that "whosoever is worthy to wield the hammer will have the power of Thor". If so who in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is really worthy of gaining the hammer and ...
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Why only 48 Stars?

At the beginning of Daredevil S2E7 - Semper Fidelis, why are there 48 stars on the US flag behind Frank Castle as he enters the courtroom? Is this something which is specific to New York? Or is this ...
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Is Ultron dead in the end of the Avengers 2?

After the battle in Sokovia, the Vision and Ultron are talking. But when they are done the Vision shoots Ultron with a flash of light. But I don't think that kills Ultron. Also the Vision has 86% of ...
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What is the reason behind the multiple Spiderman reboots? [duplicate]

Spiderman is the one franchise that is on course to a third reboot in a span of 15 years. My question is what was the reason for these numerous reboots of Spiderman which pretty much follow the same ...
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Does Tony Stark urinate or poop in the Iron Man suit?

During the missions, whatever movie you prefer, Tony Stark spend more than 5 hours per mission (given the time passed and the sequence of the movies) in the suit. I was wondering if he has physiologic ...
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Who makes the super hero costumes? [closed]

All superheroes have nice costumes. Who makes them? Many of them have secret identities to protect. How can these costumes be created without them losing their secret identities? Do they make their ...
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How strong are Jessica and Luke?

In Jessica Jones, and the upcoming Luke Cage spin off, how strong are they, objectively? Jessica can obviously be hurt by a gun shot, while Luke can take a power saw to the gut, so they both have ...
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Why is Ant-Man considered part of the MCU?

I was trying to find a proper timeline for the MCU today and came across a number of them which included Ant-Man. These same timelines do not include Spider-Man or the X-Men. So, what's the ...
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When did Iron Man's front plate change?

Before Tony creates the new element in Iron Man 2 the chest plate on the Iron Man suit is round. After the new element is created, there isn't enough time for Jarvis to finish running diagnostics ...
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How was Ant-man able to breathe when he goes sub-atomic?

As I googled and found out that the O2 molecule size is 120 pm. At one point Ant-man goes subatomic, that is, smaller in size than the original O2 molecule size. And my question arises. How was ...
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How could Ant-Man break electronics after he penetrated through the yellow jacket?

At the end of the movie Ant-Man decides to become subatomic - he goes through the back of the yellow jacket. But after this we see him big enough to break wiring, electronics inside of the suit. He ...
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How is Scarlet Witch able to stop the train?

There is a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where Scarlet Witch stops a moving train with her powers. I didn't quite understand how she was able to do that. While ...
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What's that thing in Captain America Civil war promo images

In the top right corner of below image There is a small plane like thing, this has also been seen in some more pictures, but this does not look something SHIELD might have used before, So my ...
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Did Tony deceive Aldrich Killian into thinking that Mark 42 malfunctioned?

This is from the final battle scene in Iron man 3. My question is: Did Tony's Mark 42 really malfunction or did he use that as a pretext to get Killian's attention (he even stalls him by talking ...
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How does Darren Cross know Scott is in the suit in Ant-Man?

In the movie Ant-Man, how does Darren Cross know even before seeing his face or ever having met him before that Scott Lang was the Ant-Man? In the scene where the Ant-Man breaks into Darren's ...
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Is this body in “Jessica Jones” a character in “Daredevil”?

In "Jessica Jones" episode 11 AKA I've Got the Blues Jessica and Trish search for the body of an old man. In the first morgue they visit the morgue technician says: Weird thing. He got hit by a ...
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What did Scott ask Hope about the hand?

After Hope punched Scott in Ant-Man, he asked something about her hand, I'm not sure what, something like: "were you going for the hand"? What exactly did he say and what does that mean?
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How did Jessica Jones know about Kilgrave's weakness?

Jessica, Trish and Simpson made a plan how to catch Kilgrave: But how could they have known this would work before trying it? Sure, she talked to him via a cellphone before, but it could have been ...
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Why does Jessica Jones react differently to Kilgrave's powers?

Plainly speaking I have read Wikipedia on her & in the comics, this reaction to Kilgrave's powers is explained clearly. Jean Grey helps shield her mind. So, does the same explanation hold ...
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In S01E08, how did Jessica do it in 'What Would Jessica Do?'

In S01E08 of Jessica Jones, how was Jessica able to knock out the 2 servants. Even she & Kilgrave had consumed the food. But both were fine until Jessica shoots Kilgrave with Sufentanil shot.
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Why the AKA prefix?

The episode titles for the Jessica Jones episodes are all prefixed with AKA, which stands for Also Known As. I'm curious/confused why this decision was made.
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Why was Ant-Man excluded from the Civil War trailer?

Has there been any official word on why Ant-Man, who we know from promotional images and the Ant-Man stinger sequel hook to be involved in Captain America- Civil War, was excluded from the recently ...
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What is the point of the dialogue at the end of Ant-Man?

At the end of Ant-Man (2015), Michael Peña's character Luis delivers a typical rambling story to Scott Lang (Paul Rudd). The point of the story may be only that The Falcon was looking for Ant-Man, but ...
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Why does the vision change when Ant-Man shrinks?

I'm unable to describe the camera view used when seeing the world as shrunken Ant-Man. It looks like an oval like vision. Here's the picture of when he first shrinks in the Bath Tub. So why does the ...
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How do we hear ant sounds in Ant-Man?

I don't really get it. How on earth can we hear sounds made by ants? This is too much exaggeration in the Ant-Man movie. The ant wings sound like helicopter rotors.
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Hawkeye's sneak attack on the helicarrier in The Avengers

How did this work exactly? There's a pretty significant number of personnel required to keep an aircraft carrier running, let alone one that can fly and has cloaking technology. Is there an official ...
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How much is Stan Lee paid for his cameos in MCU films?

I have done some research for a question similar to this (but fundamentally different from it) on SF&F, but I couldn't come up with any specific numbers. The Screen Actors Guild requires that ...
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How and Why are the Avengers already assembled at the beginning of Age of Ultron?

There is no mention of Avengers coming together. No mention of anyone calling them together. They don't gel really well, I suppose. How come Dr. Banner, Tony Stark and Thor (most importantly, Thor) ...
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How is Bucky resurrected after death? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Bucky dies before coming back as The Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Why was he chosen to become The Winter Soldier and how was he ...
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Who made this Ant-Man promotional material?

I recently found this promotional video for Ant-Man, posted by what I believe to be the offical YouTube channel for Disney Japan, a hilarious but very odd song and dance. Being as it is Japanese, I ...
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How is Bucky even alive?

When you think about it, not a lot of the story on how they kept Bucky alive makes sense. He was shot out of a speeding train and fell to unknown depths, only to be found by Strategic Science Reserve ...
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Why did Thor electrocute the “cradle” containing Vision?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor channels lightning bolts into the "cradle" containing the still-inanimate form of Vision. Why? Was he hoping to kill it? To bring it to life? Either way, why did he ...
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Who is Rigoletto in Marvel's Daredevil?

In Into the Ring episode we have heard that "Fisk had taken over Rigoletto's operation". Again in Rabbit in a Snowstorm episode we heard that "Did you hear about Rigoletto" So exactly who is ...
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Why did Tony Stark design the Hulkbuster armor?

What was the reason that Tony Stark designed the Hulkbuster armor in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Was it made specially for controlling the Hulk, or was there a some other specific reason behind it?
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Does the Chinese song have any further relevance?

The Daredevil episode "World on Fire" (S01E05) sees one of Madame Gao's couriers deliver a package to Vladimir's men. While he sits in the car and the Russians get inside he sings some Chinese song, ...
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How does this person lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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What lead to the fights between Iron Man and Captain America in Captain America: Civil War?

Captain America and Iron Man both had worked together in Avengers and Avengers 2, What lead to the fights between Iron Man and Captain America in Captain America: Civil War?
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Why didn't Loki realize he is touching the arc reactor?

I saw the answers of this other question about the scene in The Avengers where Loki tries to do his mind control on Tony Stark, so I started to wonder that why Loki didn't realize that he just has to ...
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Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
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How did Korath know that Quill had taken the Infinity stone?

In this scene from Guardians of the Galaxy: How does Korath show up exactly when Quill is about to take the Infinity stone? How does he know Quill is there? Space is an extremely large place and ...
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What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There are various different uses of the number 12 across the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Does it have any significance at all or is it a running gag?
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Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

We know that Hulk and Bruce Banner are two different personalities sharing the same body. Bruce Banner mostly doesn't trust the big guy (Hulk). However, Hulk takes over everytime someone tries to hurt ...
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How did Veronica get from Earth's orbit to Wakanda in a matter of seconds?

From the looks of it, the containment chamber and the Hulkbuster in Avengers: Age of Ultron seem to be floating in Earth's orbit. My question is, how did it get to Wakanda in a matter of a few seconds ...
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Avengers: Age of Ultron - “Sokovia” filming location?

I am talking about a specific scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron (at ~00:04:17 (+/-)), it is shortly after Stark's iron legion lands on Sovakia's streets declaring that the area is not safe and they are ...