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Tom Holland Praises Sony’s Original Plan For Spider-Man’s MCU Exit (Even Though He Worked Behind-the-Scenes to Stop It)

As we all know by now, Spider-Man is sticking around in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But there was a hot second there where it looked like the deal between Sony and Marvel had fallen through, and Spidey was going to leave the MCU. Thankfully for fans, it all worked out in the end. But according to current Spider-Man Tom Holland, Spidey’s MCU departure wouldn’t have been such a bad thing. In fact, in Holland’s words, Sony had a “really wonderful idea” on how Spider-Man would exit the Marvel Ci...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Spider-Man, Disney, Sony, Holland, Iger, Tom Hardy, Amy Pascal, Marvel Studios, Rothman, MTV News, Tom Holland, Spidey, Bob Iger


Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately steps down from CEO position

The Walt Disney Company announced this afternoon that Robert Iger, the company’s long-time CEO who ushered in the company’s lush franchise and entertainment platform profits, will step down immediately as chief executive. Bob Chapek, a long-time senior exec at the company who most recently held the position of Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, will succeed him. Under Iger’s tenure since 2005, Disney expanded aggressively in movies, theme parks, and other entertainment verticals...
Tags: TC, Star Wars, Media, Disney, Tech, Ap, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Marvel Studios, Jake Coyle, Marvel Entertainment, Robert Iger, Bob Iger


Kevin Feige’s Fight to Change Marvel Studios From the Inside Almost Cost Him His Job

After more than a decade of success with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin Feige is currently riding high as the Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment, overseeing the company’s film, television, and publishing branches. But according to a new interview with MCU actor Mark Ruffalo, Feige nearly lost his job while taking a stand for more inclusion and diversity in the movies he was developing. These battles behind closed doors at Marvel have been written about in the past. They all...
Tags: Quotes, Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Scarlett Johansson, Donald Trump, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin, Ike, Marvel Entertainment, Ruffalo, Kevin-Feige, Ultron


New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Coming From ‘Sleight’ Director and ‘Luke Cage’ Writer

According to a new report, Lucasfilm has hired Sleight and Sweetheart director J.D. Dillard and Luke Cage and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. writer Matt Owens to develop a new Star Wars movie. Here’s what we know so far. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that a new Star Wars movie is in the works from Dillard and Owens. THR says it’s still unclear if Dillard will direct should the project move forward. It’s also currently undecided whether this movie will be released theatrically, or made specifica...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Johnson, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Rian Johnson, Luke Cage, Kiersey Clemons, Owens, Hollywood Reporter, Weiss


Lucasfilm Hires Sleight Director J.D. Dillard to Develop a Star Wars Movie

Lucasfilm Hires Sleight Director J.D. Dillard to Develop a Star Wars Movie For a while, it’s been looking as though the future of Star Wars rests squarely on television. But now that the Skywalker Saga has wrapped up, Lucasfilm is in need of a new story to fill the franchise’s void on the big screen. And it sounds like they’ve just taken the first steps toward making that happen. Via The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has tapped J.D. Dillard to develop a new Star Wars film. Unfortunately, it...
Tags: Movies, J.D. Dillard, Lucasfilm, Matt Owens, Movie News, Star Wars




‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Adds Carl Lumbly, Possibly as Another Black Captain America

In Marvel Studios’ first live-action Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, we expect to see Falcon, AKA Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), grapple with the responsibility of becoming the new Captain America after the events of Avengers: Endgame left Steve Rogers an old man in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline. But it turns out Mackie may not be the only black Captain America in the upcoming show. A new report says the series has just hired Alias and Doctor Sleep actor Carl Lu...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Superman, Disney, America, Atlanta, Sydney, Cia, Batman, Jennifer Garner, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Falcon, Bradley


Marvel's Baddies Are Getting Their Own Villainous Game

The villains are entering the multiverse. io9 can exclusively reveal that Villainous, the card-based board game starring Disney’s evildoers, is heading into some other familiar territory with Marvel Villainous. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Thanos, Exclusive, Board Games, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Tabletop Games, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ravensburger, Ultron, Hela, Marvel Villainous, Disney Villainous


New to Netflix March 2020: All Movies & Shows Coming and Going

New to Netflix March 2020: All movies & shows coming and going The list for the new Netflix March 2020 movies and TV titles has been released, which you can now view below along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. This includes the arrival of the newest seasons of Jason Bateman’s critically-acclaimed crime drama Ozark, the fan-favorite comedy-drama On My Block, the Spanish-language teen series Elite, the South Korean horror-thriller Kingdom, and the su...
Tags: TV, Texas, Movies, Kingdom, Disney, Netflix, Brazil, TV News, Streaming, Morgan Freeman, Elite, Jason Bateman, Marvel Studios, Jonas, White City, Mary Jane


These actors are to play gay husbands in new Marvel movie, The Eternals

Haaz Sleiman and Brian Tyree Henry (Photos: icmags/Gage Skidmore – CC-by-2.0/3.0) An actor in the forthcoming movie The Eternals has revealed that they will be playing a man married to another man. Marvel’s has long mooted that it wants to boost diversity in the Marvel Universe, with Marvel President Kevin Feige telling an audience in New York last October that a forthcoming movie will include LGBTQ representation. Then, in December, a trailer for the Marvel film The Eternals showed at a Comi...
Tags: New York, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Brazil, Lgbtq, Marvel Studios, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Richard Madden, Kevin Feige, Gage Skidmore, Little America, Sleiman, Haaz Sleiman, Brian Tyree Henry


VOTD: VFX Artists React to ‘Avatar’, ‘King Kong’, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Jurassic Park’

Last week, the gang from Corridor Crew dove into the visual effects of Avengers: Endgame with the help of Weta Digital visual effects supervisor Matt Aitken, who worked on several key sequences from the Marvel Studios blockbuster. Now they’re all back to take a look back at a couple projects from Weta Digital’s past. Watch as VFX artists react to Avatar (as we wait for the sequels), Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong, and the creation of Gollum for the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as one...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Avatar, Jurassic Park, Visual Effects, Peter Jackson, Marvel Studios, Empire State Building, Gollum, Kong, King-Kong, Aitken, WETA Digital, WETA, Video Of The Day, Behind the Scenes Footage


The Eternals Will Have First LGBTQ+ Kiss in an MCU Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Eternals confirmed as first MCU film to feature an onscreen LGBTQ+ kiss Over the years since the MCU became one of the biggest film franchises ever, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige had always promised that fans should expect more inclusivity and representation in Marvel Studios’ future MCU films. During last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Feige iterated Marvel Studios’ vision of introducing more representation by revealing that Chloe Zhao’s star-studded film The Et...
Tags: Movies, Angelina Jolie, Busan, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Madden, Taika Waititi, Kevin Feige, Jane Foster, Mesopotamia, MCU, Kumail Nanjiani, Sleiman, Movie News, Marvel Movie News


Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady Has a New Look in Venom 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady has a new look in Venom 2 It looks as though one of the critiques from the first Venom is being corrected for its upcoming sequel as Tom Hardy has shared a first look at Woody Harrelson’s Cletus Kasady, who has lost his wildly-hated orange mop top in favor of a much better hairdo. Take a look at the antagonist’s new style below! RELATED: Venom 2 Casts Stephen Graham, May Be R-Rated   View this post on Instagr...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Andy Serkis, Sony, Woody Harrelson, Tom Hardy, Marvel Studios, Mowgli, Michelle Williams, Harrelson, ComingSoon, Movie News, Eddie Brock, Serkis, Stephen Graham, Naomie Harris Moonlight


Taika Waititi and Jude Law May Collaborate on Hollywood Satire Series ‘The Auteur’ at Showtime

Writer/director Taika Waititi is coming off an Oscar win for Best Adapted Screenplay thanks to his sharp anti-hate, Nazi-centric satire Jojo Rabbit. Now there’s a chance the filmmaker may be teaming with Jude Law for a new satirical project at Showtime called The Auteur, a series aimed right at the heart of Hollywood and its eccentric filmmakers. The Hollywood Reporter has word on The Auteur comedy series being in the early stages of development at Showtime, so there’s no guarantee this proje...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Nazis, Showtime, Hitler, Jude-Law, Marvel Studios, Taika-Waititi, Waititi, Jojo Rabbit, The Auteur, Peter Warren Ghost Team, Showtime Pretty


Marvel Studios’ First Gay Couple Revealed in ‘Eternals’ – Here’s Who They Are

We’ve known for a while that Eternals, the upcoming Marvel Studios movie directed by Chloe Zhao, is supposed to be the first MCU movie to include LGBTQ representation in a significant way. The studio has had an…interesting relationship with LGBTQ portrayals on screen thus far, but it sounds like a major barrier is being broken in Eternals. Read on to find out which actors are playing those roles. In a new interview with Logo (via io9), actor Haaz Sleiman (The Visitor, Amazon’s Jack Ryan) reve...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Atlanta, Charlie Brown, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Lucy, Skywalker, Joe Russo, MCU, Sleiman, Ragnarok, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Jack Ryan


With Our Delightfully Nerdy Valentine's Day Cards, You Can Become a Clan of 2

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (and right before a holiday weekend)! To celebrate this horniest of days, io9 is back with our latest collection of nerdy Valentines—featuring cameos from the Mandalorian, Jean-Luc Picard, Harley Quinn, and, of course...a Witcher in a tub.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Streaming, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, A24, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Cbs All Access, Valentines Day, Watchmen, The Witcher, Midsommar


Marvel's First Big-Screen Queer Couple Will Be Eternals' Haaz Sleiman and Brian Tyree Henry

Last summer, Marvel head Kevin Feige cleared up some confusion about when audiences could expect to see the studio’s first queer superhero fighting to save the world on the big screen. After initial reports that Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie would explore her canonical bisexuality in Thor: Love & Thunder, Feige explained…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Lgbtq, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Kevin Feige, Representation, Feige, Haaz Sleiman, Brian Tyree Henry, The Eternals, Exclusively Gay Moments


Sony Sets a New Marvel Film For October 2021

Sony Sets a New Marvel Film For October 2021 Later this year, Sony will add to its Marvel films with Morbius and Venom 2. However, Exhibitor Relations is reporting that “Sony’s web continues to grow” with an untitled Sony/Marvel film slated to hit theaters on October 8, 2021. That film is currently unannounced. But to make the 2021 date, it would have to begin production later this year. Under Sony’s original deal with Marvel, the studio has the rights to make films about Spider-Man and his a...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Marvel, Sony, Sony Pictures, Marvel Studios, Hunter, Silver and Black, Tom Holland, Spidey, Movie News, Morbius, Jessica Drew, Sony Marvel, Silver Sable, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program This


Disney+’s ‘Loki’ Series Casts Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Disney+ has added another star to tussle with everyone’s favorite trickster god. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who has recently been seen in the Apple TV+ series The Morning Show, has been cast in the upcoming Loki series for Disney+. Mbatha-Raw joins star Tom Hiddleston in the Loki series cast, alongside Sophia Di Martino and the recently cast Owen Wilson. Variety reports that British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw is joining the cast of Disney+’s Loki series, which features Avengers: Endgame star Tom Hiddlest...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Marvel, Disney, Sex Education, Black Mirror, Belle, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Loki, Morty, Rick, Hiddleston


Mysterious Sony/Marvel Movie Arriving in 2021

Hello there, release date fiends. If you’re reading this that can only mean one thing: you love release date news. Well, good, because we’ve got some. Sony has dated a mysterious Untitled Sony/Marvel movie for the year 2021, should we all be lucky enough to make it that far. What could this be? We don’t know, but we’re going to speculate, because we want to quench your thirst for hot, hot release date gossip. Clear your calendars for October 8, 2021 – that’s the date when a new Untitled Sony...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Marvel Studios, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Comic Book/Superhero, Sony Marvel, Richard Wenk, Cindy Moon, Marvel Cinematic Universe Sony, Sony Marvel Movie Arriving


Exclusive: Michael Peña Hopes to Return For Ant-Man 3

Exclusive: Michael Peña hopes to return for Ant-Man 3 Michael Peña has been one of the most lovable aspects of both installments in Marvel’s Ant-Man franchise as the titular hero’s partner-in-crime Luis and while details of the third installment are currently under wraps, the 44-year-old star confirmed to ComingSoon.net that while he hasn’t been asked back yet, he’s more than game to return to the series. RELATED: Ant-Man 3: Michael Douglas Teases Possible Production Start Date While promo...
Tags: Movies, Michael Pena, Marvel Studios, Rudd, Michael Douglas, Reed, Scott, Luis, Paul Rudd, Cassie, Evangeline Lilly, Scott Lang, Movie News, Cassie Lang, Emma Fuhrmann, Roarke Peña


Disney+’s Loki Adds Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Cast

Disney+’s Loki adds Gugu Mbatha-Raw to cast With about a year left until Loki‘s premiere on the booming new streaming service Disney+, the cast for the series has found another major expansion in the form of The Morning Show and Black Mirror alum Gugu Mbatha-Raw for a reported key role, according to Deadline. RELATED: Marvel Super Bowl Spot Reveals Loki, Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision! Mbatha-Raw joins a cast that currently includes Tom Hiddleston reprising his iconic charac...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Owen Wilson, Black Mirror, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Loki, Morty, Rick, Kevin Feige, Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha Raw, ComingSoon, TV Premiere


Superhero Bits: John Krasinski’s Captain America Audition Story, Remembering ‘Justice Friends’ & More

What did January Jones lie about while shooting X-Men: First Class? Do you remember the Justice League parody Justice Friends from Dexter’s Laboratory? Could Crossbones return to the MCU yet again? Is there a Secret Invasion series in the works for Disney+? Would you like to see Kaitlyn Dever play Batgirl? Who did John Krasinski run into while trying on the Captain America suit at an audition? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Robbie uses VR technology to inspire the ne...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Disney, America, Justice-League, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Birds Of Prey, Batman, Chris Hemsworth, James Gunn, X-men, Tmnt, Doctor Strange, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios


Gugu Mbatha-Raw Is Joining the MCU in Disney+ Series Loki

Even if the Disney+ show Loki was just Tom Hiddleston talking for eight hours, fans probably would have loved it anyway. But it’s obviously going to be way more than that. The cast continues to grow and its latest addition might be the best one yet.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Gugu Mbatha, MCU, Disney Plus


‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Adds ‘Someone Great’ Writer Jennifer Kaytin Robinson

Thor: Love and Thunder is getting a little more writing love from a new scribe. Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, who wrote and directed the Netflix dramedy Someone Great and created the MTV dark comedy Sweet/Vicious, has been tapped as a new writer on the project, alongside director Taika Waititi. She will help shape the script with Waititi, who just won an Oscar for Jojo Rabbit. Variety reports that Marvel has tapped Jennifer Kaytin Robinson to co-write the Thor: Love and Thunder script alongside ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Mtv, San Diego, Christian Bale, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Thunder, Robinson, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster, Screenwriting, Comic Book/Superhero, Waititi, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson


VOTD: VFX Artists React to Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’

One of the movies nominated for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards last night was Avengers: Endgame. It was the only Oscar nomination that the Marvel Studios blockbuster could muster, and considering the fact that nearly every single shot in the movie requires the use of visual effects, they certainly deserved it. But not every movie is perfect, and even though Avengers: Endgame has some truly incredible visual effects throughout, mistakes were made, and one of them is addressed in a new...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Avengers, Visual Effects, Marvel Studios, Aitken, WETA Digital, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day, Behind the Scenes Footage, Matt Aitken, Avengers: Endgame, Endgame Corridor Crew


Your 2020 Oscar Winners: Parasite and Joker's Joaquin Phoenix Win Big

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony is all wrapped up. Here are the winners. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Animation, Oscars, Warner Bros, Joaquin Phoenix, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Joker, Taika Waititi, Todd Phillips, Bong Joon Ho, Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, Avengers Endgame


Doctor Strange 2 Has Picked Up Loki’s Head Writer

More shakeups for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange and one of the most anticipated heralds of a more, well, multiversal Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Loki, Sam Raimi, Michael Waldron, Disney Plus, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


Best cities for black travelers 2020

The Year of Return has come to an end, and whether or not you were able to make the pilgrimage, it remained a cultural phenomenon, sweeping the diaspora worldwide. This celebrity-studded, year-long event was created by the Ghanaian government to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving at Jamestown, packaged in an invitation to Ghana. Formally announced by President Nano Akufo-Addo in September 2018, its aim was to celebrate “the cumulative resilience of all the ...
Tags: Travel, South Korea, Washington, France, White House, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Senegal, Unesco, South Africa, Paris, Oscar, Nba, Michelle Obama


Superhero Bits: ‘Lucifer’ Final Season First Look, ‘Star Wars’ Fans Prefer Marvel Comics & More

Want a first look at the final season of Lucifer? Did you hear details have emerged from a leaked pilot script for Superman & Lois? Is there a post-credits scene for Birds of Prey? Could the future of the DC Extended Universe be brighter than the MCU? What does Scott Derrickson think of Sam Raimi replacing him on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the return of Inbar Lavi as Eve in the fif...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Dc Comics, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Michael Strahan, Birds Of Prey, Batman, Thor, Marvel Comics, Avengers, Doctor Strange, Arrow, Marvel Studios, Oliver, Lucifer