We haven’t had a chance to cover it much, but over the past month Black Panther has done some amazing work at the box office. Today we’re going to take a look at the multiple records the film has broken and where it’s headed in the future.
Only a few days after making comments to ITV News saying that films from streaming sites like Netflix should win Emmy’s and not Oscars, Steven Spielberg has signed on to create a television series for Amazon. The show stems from an in development film that Spielberg and actor/producer Javier Bardem had been in talks on for a while. Based on an unproduced script by prolific screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, the series will center on the epic saga of Hernan Cortes.
While the world has been counting down to Infinity War, Marvel has been working on multiple films that will follow the next Avengers flick. The most exciting of which may be Captain Marvel. That film will bring the much beloved hero Carol Danvers, played by Brie Larson, to the big screen on March 8th 2019 and Marvel has just announced the official start of production. Part of that announcement included a full cast list which includes some returning favorites.
While 20th Century Fox is readying the release of Deadpool 2, fans of the X-Men franchise had their hopes up for the upcoming New Mutants film as well as X-Men: Dark Phoenix, which were set for release later this year. This week Fox announced that the two X-Men films would be moved further out with Dark Phoenix hitting theatres in February of 2019 and New Mutants coming to the big screen in August of 2019. Why the shift in release dates? Especially when New Mutants was originally scheduled for release on April 13th of this year and then already moved to February of 2019? We’ve got all the details here.
For months now fans have been patiently waiting to hear more about an animated Deadpool Series from Donald Glover and FX. This weekend it was announced that Marvel had parted ways with FX and Glover due to “creative differences.” Marvel has yet to comment on the situation but yesterday Glover tweeted pages of a “Finale” script for the show, ripping into Marvel, and giving us a taste of what the show could have been like.
After the incredible success of DC and WB’s Wonder Woman a sequel was greenlit rather quickly. Director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot will return for the sequel which will pickup in the 1980’s during the height of the Cold War. Today we’ve got some exciting casting news on the film.
Hulu is becoming larger and more impactful in the streaming business with each passing month. And a large part of that is thanks to their growing library of original programming. So what all is coming to and leaving Hulu in April? Check out the full list below.