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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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I May Destroy You’s Michaela Coel Joins Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Emmy nominee and BAFTA winner Michaela Coel ( I May Destroy You ) is joining Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (via Variety ). No details on Coel’s character have been released, though the outlet shares that Coel joined the director at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios where production on the film began in June. RELATED: Josh Segarra Joins Disney+’s Tatiana Maslany-Led Marvel Series She-Hulk The news comes after the recent announcement that Winston Duke and Angela ...
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‘Black Panther’ Sequel Casts Michaela Coel (EXCLUSIVE)

Michaela Coel has joined the ensemble cast of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the sequel to the hit Marvel film “Black Panther.” Character details are locked up, per usual. Insiders say Coel has joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios, where production began last month. Marvel Studios declined to comment on the matter. Coel exploded […]
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Official Trailer for Acclaimed 'Homeroom' Doc About 2020 Students

"When you've been treated so poorly by the people meant to protect you, you just give up." Hulu has finally unveiled the official trailer for an acclaimed documentary film called Homeroom, an exceptional profile of students going through the 2020 school year. This originally premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, where it won an award for doc editing. It's also executive produced by filmmaker Ryan Coogler, originally from Oakland. Do not discount the voices of young ...
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Winston Duke Confirms M’Baku Return in Black Panther Sequel

As production continues on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in Atlanta, Us star Winston Duke has confirmed that he is indeed reprising his role as the Jabari Tribe leader, M’Baku in Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated sequel. Speaking with Collider, Duke has opened up about the cast’s emotional return to set, while also teasing how special the project is. “It was very emotional to read the script,” Duke said. “It was emotional to pack to go back to set. But we’re all a bit of a family now and we gr...
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Winston Duke Is Back in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

To say there’s an air of mystery surrounding Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a bit of an understatement. There’s so much we don’t know about this movie, which is currently filming in Atlanta. But we know at least one good thing: Winston Duke will return as M’Baku. The actor himself confirmed his involvement when chatting with Collider while doing press for his film Nine Days. He will be joining back with previously confirmed cast members Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Lupita Nyong’...
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How to Watch ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ at Home

(Welcome to How to Watch, where we get down to brass tacks and tell you “Hey, here’s how you can watch this thing.” In this edition: Space Jam: A New Legacy.) Navigating these unusual times can be strange and unpredictable and even a little scary… and that’s just considering the notion that Space Jam: A New Legacy is actually set to invade our big screens and living rooms very soon. That’s right, my generation of fellow Millennials has singlehandedly boosted the original 1996 Space Jam into rar...
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‘Black Panther’ Star Angela Bassett Says There Have Been Five Versions of the ‘Wakanda Forever’ Script

It’s honestly still a shock to think that Chadwick Boseman is no longer with us, taken away far too soon after a hard-fought (and entirely private) battle with cancer. In the meantime, Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige has tasked returning director Ryan Coogler with the seemingly gargantuan responsibility of moving ahead with the Black Panther franchise in Boseman’s honor. Now, Entertainment Weekly reports that star Angela Bassett is giving us some brief insight into the numerous changes necessita...
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Space Jam 2 Clip Reveals Its Own Version of Batman and Robin

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. Pictures has released a brand new clip for the highly-anticipated Space Jam: A New Legacy, teasing yet another universe that is set to be explored in the upcoming sequel. The Space Jam 2 clip, which you can check out below, takes NBA superstar LeBron James and Bugs Bunny to DC World where they transformed into the heroic duo of Batman and Robin.  The film is currently slated to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on Friday, July 16.  RELATED: Space Jam: A New...
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Ryan Coogler, Shaka King, Charles D. King, Lil Rel Howery Team on American Political Insurrection Film

Ryan Coogler, Shaka King, Charles D. King, and Lil Rel Howery are teaming on an original feature film about American political insurrection. Other plot details are being kept under wraps. The project reunites “Judas and the Black Messiah” producers Coogler and Charles D. King with Shaka King, the director of the Oscar-nominated drama about Black […]
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Lil Rel Howery, Judas and the Black Messiah Team Developing ‘American Political Insurrection’ Film

(Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Lil Rel Howery is teaming up with the Judas and the Black Messiah filmmakers and producers to develop a film that will reportedly center on an “American political insurrection,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Lil Rel Howery & DeWanda Wise Talk Fatherhood & Kevin Hart The movie will apparently cross several genres and will be set in modern times. The film will be directed by Judas and the Black Messiah helmer and co-w...
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The top 5 new movie releases in July, including Marvel's 'Black Widow'

"Black Widow." Marvel Studios Every month, the app TV Time provides Insider a list of the most anticipated new movies being released, based on the movies its US users have indicated they intend to watch. "Black Widow," Marvel's first theatrical release in two years, topped the list. The "Space Jam" sequel and Disney's "Jungle Cruise" are also anticipated this month. See more stories on Insider's business page. 5. "Old" - in theaters July 23 Universal Description...
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Porky Pig Shows Off His Rap Skills in New Space Jam: A New Legacy Clip

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Cartoon Network has dropped a brand new sneak peek for Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming Space Jam: A New Legacy, which is scheduled to make its debut on July 16, in theaters and on HBO Max. The sports comedy sequel centers around LeBron James taking over the mantle of becoming the new captain of the Tune Squad from NBA legend Michael Jordan, who was the previous lead in the 1996 film. The new Space Jam: A New Legacy clip, which you can check out below, features a rap battle b...
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Space Jam: A New Legacy Clip Takes Lebron James to The Matrix

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new Space Jam: A New Legacy clip from their forthcoming sequel to 1996’s iconic sports comedy pic, starring NBA superstar LeBron James. The film is slated to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on July 16. Its current theatrical release will see Space Jam 2 going up against a number of competitors including Sony Pictures’ Escape Room: Tournament of Champions, NEON’s Nicolas Cage-led movie Pig and a new take on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet s...
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Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Begins Production

In a recent interview with Variety, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed that production on Ryan Coogler’s highly-anticipated MCU sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has finally begun at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. Feige also went on to reveal that the first film’s original cast is all set to reprise their roles, which includes Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira. He expressed that even though it is an emotional time for the cast and crew to be back on set without the ...
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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Has Begun Filming – Here’s What We Know, and What We Don’t Know

Black Panther 2, AKA Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is now filming at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. The news is slightly surprising because there’s still so much we don’t know about the film. And while most MCU movies have an air of secrecy, Wakanda Forever is particularly mysterious. But Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel is now before cameras. While speaking with Variety, Kevin Feige revealed that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has already begun...
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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Production Starts in Atlanta: ‘We’re Going to Make Chad Proud’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marvel Studios has returned to Wakanda. “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” — the highly anticipated sequel to the Oscar-winning, billion-dollar blockbuster “Black Panther” — started production on Tuesday at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige tells Variety. Director Ryan Coogler is returning to direct from his screenplay, and Feige says that everyone from […]
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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Video Game Trailer: LeBron James and the Looney Tunes Get a Classic Beat ’em Up

Before you hit the court again with LeBron James and the Looney Tunes in Space Jam: A New Legacy, you can have the Tune Squad take on hordes of video game bad guys with a new beat ’em up video game inspired by arcade classics. Space Jam: A New Legacy – The Game has players taking control of LeBron James and the Tune Squad as they fight their way through a virtual army of virtual villain Al G.’s creation. Throughout the battle, you’ll have to track down four pieces of “Legacy Code” that will hel...
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These are not our names. These are not our stories. These are not our gods.

Cinema struggles to tell stories that reflect a contemporary Africa and remains hamstrung by self-serving voices The post These are not our names. These are not our stories. These are not our gods. appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer: Come on and Slam Again, This Time in the Virtual World

Ready player…jam! A new Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer has been released, and it’s pitting the Tune Squad against the Goon Squad in the highly anticipated sequel to the beloved 1996 live-action/animation hybrid film, Space Jam. But this time, current NBA legend LeBron James lends the Looney Tunes a helping hand, while they aid him in his rescue mission for his son from an evil AI. Watch the new Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer below. Space Jam A New Legacy Trailer Nostalgia is king, and...
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It’s Tunes Versus Goons in New Space Jam: A New Legacy Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. Pictures has released a brand new Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer for the highly-anticipated comedy sequel to 1996’s Michael Jordan-led Space Jam, which will now be led by NBA superstar LeBron James as he portrays a fictionalized version of himself. The video features new action-packed footage as James and the Tune Squad prepare for the highest stakes game of their lives. It also continues to hype up the Tune Squad’s court battle against the Goons, who are compr...
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‘Creed III’ Wants ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Jonathan Majors to Duke it Out with Michael B. Jordan

Jonathan Majors, who was recently in Lovecraft Country and Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, is in talks to be Michael B. Jordan‘s new opponent in Creed III. The third entry in the Rocky spin-off franchise will have Jordan both behind and in front of the camera as he’s set to make his directorial debut on the project. While specific details about Majors’ role aren’t available just yet, it’s being reported that he’ll be Adonis Creed’s latest nemesis. Deadline broke the news that Jonathan Majors will b...
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Martin Freeman Praises Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Script

While the title of the next Black Panther film was recently announced, there really isn’t much information on the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film. However, actor Martin Freeman has teased that he has read the script for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and had plenty of praise for it. In a recent interview with The One Show, host Ronan Keating asked Freeman if he could give any information on what to expect. The answer may disappoint Black Panther fans as he replied, “No, apart from the f...
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Danai Gurira’s Okoye Will Get Her Own ‘Black Panther’ Spin-Off Series on Disney+

Danai Gurira‘s Okoye made her debut in 2018’s Black Panther and was an immediate scene-stealer, leading to her appearing again in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. And we’ll be seeing even more of her in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only will Gurira be reprising her role as the leader of the Dora Milaje in the theatrical sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, there is word she is now getting her own Black Panther spin-off series on Disney+. In a feature from The Ho...
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Danai Gurira to Reprise Okoye in Black Panther 2 & Disney+ Origin Series

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira has recently signed on to reprise her role as Okoye, the general of the Dora Milaje, in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther spinoff for Disney+, which is being described as an origin series. It’s unclear whether or not this is also the same project as the previous Wakanda series that was first reported to be in development last February. In addition, it has also been confirmed that Gurira is officially returning for Marvel Studios...
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Shoppable social media gives brands a boost, and Disney showcases creators of color: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Point of sale Brands are not just interacting with customers on social media anymore—they’re selling product. “Just this month, Hidden Valley seasoning packets took off on TikTok in a random ‘ranch pickles’ party. A TikTok user emptied a packet of the seasoning into a jar of p...
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Ryan Coogler’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Pitch Left Martin Freeman Confused, But Seemingly in a Good Way

The world is intensely curious about Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever for many reasons, chief among them to find out what kind of story writer/director Ryan Coogler is going to tell without the franchise’s lead actor after Chadwick Boseman’s death. And it sounds like some of his storytelling decisions threw one of the sequel’s supporting actors for a bit of a loop. Martin Freeman will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to reprise his role as Agent Everett K. Ross, and d...
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Regina King to Direct Legendary’s Monster Hunting Movie Bitter Root

(Photo by Matt Petit/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images) Oscar-winning actress-turned-director Regina King has officially signed on to helm Legendary’s upcoming film adaptation of Bitter Root, based on Image Comics’ acclaimed comic book series. The project is being described as Get Out meets Blade which will center around a monster-hunting family in the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. In addition to directing, King will also be serving as a producer through her Royal Ties banner along with Black Panther dir...
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Regina King Will Direct ‘Bitter Root,’ a Comic Book Movie About Monster Hunters During the Harlem Renaissance

Regina King has found her next project. Fresh off her acclaimed directorial debut One Night in Miami, King has been tapped as the director for Bitter Root, Legendary’s feature adaptation of the Image Comics graphic novel series about on a family of monster hunters living during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. Deadline reports that Legendary has tapped Regina King to direct and produce the Bitter Root movie, based on the acclaimed Image Comics series created by David F. Walker, Sanford G...
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