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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Goes On Hiatus Today As Letitia Wright Recovers From Injuries

Any injury suffered on a movie set that is significant enough to sideline an actor and force a temporary shutdown of production is obviously a serious one. News of trouble from the filming of the "Black Panther" sequel, "Wakanda Forever," first arrived in late August of this year when a stunt mishap during principle photography in Atlanta, Georgia resulted in injuries to star Letitia Wright. Despite being characterized at the time as "minor" (her injuries ended up requiring a brief hospitalizati...
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The Dutch Angle

These days, movies, TV shows, and even commercials all use something called the Dutch angle,1 a filmmaking technique where the camera is angled to produce a tilted scene, often to highlight that something is not quite right. The technique originated in Germany, inspired by Expressionist painters. It was pioneered by German directors during World War I, when outside films were blocked from being shown in Germany. Unlike Hollywood, which was serving up largely glamorous, rollicking films, the...
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Forest Whitaker’s Production Company Has Never Lost Investors A Dime. It Still Has Trouble Getting Financing For Black Films

Significant Productions, founded by Whitaker and run by producer Nina Yang Bongiovi, has made admired films like Fruitvale Station and Sorry to Bother You (that earn over ten times what they cost) and discovered directors like Ryan Coogler (Black Panther). Yet even their latest project, Passing, was a struggle. – Vulture
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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ to Shut Down Production While Letitia Wright Recovers From On-Set Injury

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will temporarily shut down production while actor Letitia Wright recovers from an on-set injury she suffered in August, Variety has confirmed. Production will pause starting the week of Thanksgiving and start back up in early 2022. Wright’s injury occurred more than two months ago in late August while shooting a sequence […]
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Black Panther 2 Shuts Down Production As Letitia Wright Recovers From On-Set Injury

Some bad news has just arrived from the set of "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," the sequel to Marvel Studios' Best Picture-nominated film and runaway pop culture juggernaut. We previously reported on star Letitia Wright's injuries sustained during filming of a stunt-heavy action sequence that were described to be "minor" in nature, though she did end up requiring hospitalization at the time. The initial report also indicated that shooting would not be negatively affected by the setback, despite...
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The Best Non-Marvel Movies From Marvel Directors

How does Marvel Studios keep doing it? Almost 30 films in, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has only ballooned in popularity, building a reputation for reliability on a level unmatched by every other major multimedia franchise. There's no singular secret ingredient to Marvel's success, but it's hard not to attribute part of its everlasting appeal to its penchant for a variety of talent. Instead of the same handful of directors, Marvel Studios has given big projects to proven and talented filmmakers...
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Nearly 25% Of MCU Fans Think This The Weakest Phase 3 Movie — And We Agree

(Welcome to Survey Says, a feature where we conduct a movie-related survey for a random group of people and explain why they're completely right, completely wrong, or somewhere in-between.)The Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked off Phase 4 this year with shows like "WandaVision" on Disney+ and "Black Widow" on the big screen. In the rearview mirror, we have Phase 3, which was a true game-changer for the sprawling franchise and quite arguably the strongest era of the MCU to date. The next batch of ...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Ryan Coogler, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, MCU, Ant Man, Peyton Reed, Marvel Brie Larson

The Production Of Avengers: Infinity War And Endgame Was A Miracle And A Nightmare All At Once

Completing "The Infinity Saga" with the epic one-two punch of "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Endgame" is already an impressive feat. But when you learn about the development of the back-to-back sequels and the insane logistic of the production, it becomes clear how much of a miracle these two blockbuster sensations truly are, especially when you find out what a logistical nightmare it was to coordinate the production for the massive ensemble cast in each film. The recent release of "The...
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The Best Movies And TV Shows Leaving Netflix In November 2021

After Halloween season is over with, it'll probably be a good idea to hunker down at home and not leave the house until the new year begins. The weather is going to get worse, people are going to be spreading sickness, and it's just a bad time to do anything other than curling up on your couch with a blanket and a nice movie or TV show. Thankfully, we've got some titles you can prioritize (after you've watched what's leaving in October) with the full list of TV shows and movies leaving Netflix i...
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Eternals' Gender-Swapped Characters Is Partly What Drew Chloé Zhao To The Project

Sometimes, all you need is a woman's touch — in the form of a smart director and a gender-swapped lead, that is. Yesterday, director Chloé Zhao and the cast of her upcoming Marvel film "Eternals" sat down alongside Marvel studio president and producer Kevin Feige for a virtual press conference following the film's Los Angeles premiere one day prior. According to /Film's correspondent on the ground, Hoai-Tran Bui, the "Nomadland" director opened up during the chat about the decision to make Salma...
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Eternals Is A 'New, Special Step' For The MCU, Kevin Feige Says

It's a joyous Tuesday to Marvel fans, as the fanfare for Chloe Zhao's "Eternals" has begun. The Marvel Cinematic Universe's twenty-sixth film has just premiered in L.A., launching a countdown for an upcoming wider release next month. Today, the cast and director of the superhero picture, along with longtime Marvel producer and studio president Kevin Feige, held a virtual press conference ahead of the film's theatrical release. Seen at the press conference was director Zhao and cast members Gemma...
Tags: Movies, News, America, Kubrick, Ryan Coogler, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Infinity, Zhao, Kevin Feige, Chloe, Malick, MCU, Feige, Nate Moore, Hoai Tran Bui

Hawkeye Will Premiere With Two Episodes, Watch A Teaser With New Footage

We bring good holiday tidings to you today, Marvel fans. It has been revealed that "Hawkeye" will debut not one, but two episodes when it debuts on Disney+ on November 24. To go along with the announcement, Disney and Marvel Studios have also revealed a new teaser trailer that contains a bit of new footage from the upcoming series. Let's have a peek, shall we? Hawkeye Teaser Trailer The new spot gives us a slightly better sense of the events that send this story into motion. Clint Barton, once...
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Proximity Media Taps Rebecca Cho as Senior VP of Film Development and Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Proximity Media has hired Rebecca Cho as senior VP of film development and production to help shepherd the burgeoning production company’s slate of film projects. Cho joins Proximity from Warner Bros., where she served as director of development and worked with the Proximity Media team on the films “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “Space […]
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Letitia Wright Denies Black Panther 2 Set Conduct Reports

Letitia Wright denies a report that claims she is expressing anti-vaccination views on the set of Black Panther 2. Following a few COVID-19 related delays, production of the sequel to 2018's Black Panther began in Atlanta this past June ahead of its July 2022 release date. Original director Ryan Coogler is returning along with writer Joe Robert Cole. However, the sequel had to be reworked considerably following the tragic passing of T'Challa actor Chadwick Boseman. The film will see Black Panth...
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Apple Wins Bidding War For George Clooney-Brad Pitt Thriller From Spider-Man Director

Three days ago, it was announced that Jon Watts of Marvel Studios' Spider-Man trilogy was set to write and direct an original movie, with Oscar-winners George Clooney and Brad Pitt set to reunite from their "Ocean's" thieving days. A bidding war between studios and streamers saw Sony, Lionsgate, Apple, Netflix, Amazon, Annapurna, Universal, MGM, and Warner Bros. among the hopeful to land the project. Now Deadline is reporting that Apple Studios has won the bid, and while exact figures aren't for...
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Creed III: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)The third "Creed" movie, which follow up on the "Rocky" movies of the '70s and '80s, has been confirmed to hit theaters in the near future. The first two movies acted as a passing of the torch from the "Rocky" movies of yore and focused on the next generation of boxers in the "Rocky" universe.Read on to learn all we know so far a...
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: Release Date, Cast And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)"Black Panther" was one of Marvel's biggest hits, both critically and financially, so a sequel was inevitable. However, the star of "Black Panther," Chadwick Boseman, tragically died before filming on that sequel could begin. But that didn't stop director Ryan Coogler and company from forging onward, rewriting the sequel to refle...
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30 of the Best Movies That Clock in at 90 Minutes or Less

Just when you thought blockbuster movies couldn’t possibly get any longer, the fine people at Universal Pictures announced the runtime for the next, long-delayed entry in the James Bond series. When it opens in October in the US, No Time to Die is set to keep movie-goers in their seats for a bladder-busting 2 hours…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Films, Amc, Memory, Stephen King, Disney, US, It, Apple TV, William Powell, Netflix, James Bond, Akira Kurosawa, Spike Lee, James Earl Jones, Bruce Wayne

Here's Where You Can Stream Or Rent Every Rocky And Creed Movie

(Welcome to Where to Watch, which provides a clear and simple answer to the question, "Hey, where can I watch this thing?" In this edition: the Rocky/Creed franchise.)"Creed III" is officially in the works with Michael B. Jordan starring and making his directorial debut. That sequel does not arrive until November 2022, but if you want to be all caught up on the whole franchise by the time it comes out, here is where you can stream or rent all of the previous "Rocky" and "Creed" movies so far. Ro...
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Black Panther 2 Set Photos Show Martin Freeman’s Return, New Look at Riri Williams

New behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever have arrived online, as production simultaneously continues in Boston and Atlanta. The photos feature our first look at yet another returning MCU alum along with a closer look at Dominique Thorne’s debut as Riri Williams/ Iron Heart. In the Black Panther 2 set photos, which you can check out below, Emmy winner Martin Freeman makes his return as Everett K. Ross after three years since the first film. He is...
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Set Photos Reveal First Look at Okoye & Shuri

With production currently taking place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever surfaced online, providing us with our first look at the return of two fan-favorite characters. The new Black Panther 2 set photos, which you can check out below, feature Danai Gurira’s Okoye, and Letitia Wright’s Shuri, who are both seen wearing a very stylish look in their characters’ signature colors, with Shuri sporti...
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23% Of MCU Fans We Polled Said This Is The Best Phase 3 Movie

(Welcome to Survey Says, a feature where we conduct a movie-related survey for a random group of people and explain why they're completely right, completely wrong, or somewhere in-between.)When it comes to the big questions in life, we must turn to the internet. Sure, we can come to our own conclusions and like, have opinions and stuff. But where's the fun in that? Anyway, you never really know how you feel until some rando on the internet says something that ignites your fury. Allow me to be th...
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How Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler Helped Shang-Chi’s Director Join The MCU

Destin Daniel Cretton got some valuable advice from one of the MCU's best directors.
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‘Shang-Chi’ is More a Journey of Self-Discovery Than a Superhero Movie, Director Destin Daniel Cretton Says

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has drawn an enthusiastic response from those in attendance at the movie’s world premiere. It’s to be expected when you’re dealing with a glitzy red-carpet event, not to mention the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Chris Evans, who has now officially ceded the headlining role in Captain America 4 to Anthony Mackie, once said Marvel’s “internal barometer for what is good and bad is pretty on point.” Phase 4 of the MCU is going in new dir...
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Dominique Thorne to Debut as Riri Williams in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

The cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is growing, as Brandon Davis of is reporting that Dominique Thorne will be joining the film, with her character of Riri Williams set to debut in the upcoming sequel. RELATED: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Set Video Shows Off Wakandan Throne Room Thorne, who is set to play Riri Williams in the upcoming Ironheart series coming to Disney+, will first see her character arrive at the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the highly anti...
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‘Shang-Chi’ Director Destin Daniel Cretton Was Persuaded by Ryan Coogler to Direct the Marvel Movie

With the premiere for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings coming ever closer, the film’s creative team is sharing more and more about their experience working in the Marvel world. For director Destin Daniel Cretton, who came to the Marvel Cinematic Universe after helming acclaimed indie films like Short Term 12, the decision to even do a big MCU movie was something he wasn’t sure about. But it was Black Panther writer-director Ryan Coogler who eased his fears. “Don’t Ever Let Me Do...
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Ryan Coogler’s Stephen Curry Documentary ‘Underrated’ Set for A24

A24 decided to shoot its shot by greenlighting a new sports documentary called Underrated. Writer/director Ryan Coogler is now on board as a producer alongside Pete Nicks who will be directing the film that spotlights NBA player Stephen Curry‘s rise to prominence. Deadline announced that A24 will move forward with a documentary about “Golden State Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry and his rise to prominence in college, where he first became a national figure guiding underdog Davidson to the El...
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Steph Curry Documentary in the Works From A24, Ryan Coogler

NBA star Steph Curry will be the subject of a new documentary from A24 and producer Ryan Coogler. Titled “Underrated,” the film will chronicle Curry’s historic rise to prominence during March Madness when he played for Davidson. The all-star athlete, considered one of the greatest shooters in NBA history, currently plays for the Golden State […]
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‘Black Panther 2’ Cast Adds ‘I May Destroy You’ Star Michaela Coel

Black Panther 2, AKA Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, has a new cast member: Michaela Coel, the creator and star of acclaimed series I May Destroy You, has joined the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel. Like a lot of info surrounding the film, details about Coel’s character are non-existent and secretive at the moment. But Coel is reportedly already on set at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios. I mean in general, she might not be on set at this exact second. I don’t have that kind of info on me, folks. Var...
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Black Panther 2 Adds I May Destroy You Star Michaela Coel

Very little is known about the plot of upcoming sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It’s once again written and directed by Ryan Coogler, is filming now, and huge aspects of it had to be reworked after the tragic passing of star Chadwick Boseman. Beyond that, most of the actors from the original are expected to…Read more...
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