Regina King To Direct Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ For Legendary & Producer Ryan Coogler – Based On Image Comics Property

It doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing Regina King direct Blade, The Vampire Hunter or the new black Superman film that is being developed by Warner Bros./Bad Robot, she’s decided another comic book project altogether. After directing the Oscar-nominated film, One Night In Miami, she’s landed a high-profile feature adaptation of the Image Comics propertyContinue reading “Regina King To Direct Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ For Legendary & Producer Ryan Coogler – Based On Image Comics Property”

Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot & WB’s Next ‘Superman’ Movie Courting The Same Directors

Disney and Warner Bros. are reportedly courting the same black filmmakers for their upcoming superhero projects as mentioned by The Hollywood Reporter. As both Blade and the next Superman film produced by J.J. Abrams are expected to be shot by experienced black directors. An exciting era of inclusion given the budgets expected for the twoContinue reading “Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot & WB’s Next ‘Superman’ Movie Courting The Same Directors”

Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot Reportedly Shooting Next July – Assumed To Release Sometime In 2023

It’s interesting to learn that two-time Oscar-winning actor Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Green Book, Luke Cage) approached Marvel Studios about playing Erick Brooks aka Blade, when they weren’t actively casting or developing a reboot at that point in time. But, the studio seemed game to land Mahershala and announced him for the reboot on the stageContinue reading “Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot Reportedly Shooting Next July – Assumed To Release Sometime In 2023”

Marvel Has Been Trying To Adapt ‘Shang-Chi’ Since The 1980s

Shang-Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings looks like it could be going to be another moment for Marvel Studios to give another obscure comic book superhero their own blockbuster film franchise. The Marvel Studios trailer, that debuted on Monday morning, has already earned 24.1 million views just from the Shang-Chi Twitter account (amplifiedContinue reading “Marvel Has Been Trying To Adapt ‘Shang-Chi’ Since The 1980s”

Kevin Feige Sounds Open To More R-Rated Marvel Projects Beyond ‘Deadpool 3’ If They Deserve It

During the TCA (via Deadline), Marvel’s Kevin Feige talked a little about Deadpool 3 and the reasoning behind keeping an R-rating that was previously established with the first two films. He seems to allude that they’re not rushing out to make a whole bunch of mature projects but if that something deserves it they’ll haveContinue reading “Kevin Feige Sounds Open To More R-Rated Marvel Projects Beyond ‘Deadpool 3’ If They Deserve It”

‘Blade, The Vampire Hunter’: Marvel Selects ‘Watchmen’ & ‘Hunters’ Writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour To Pen Their Reboot

Yesterday, it was revealed by The Hollywood Reporter that Marvel’s search for screenwriters to tackle their upcoming Blade reboot (seemingly now titled Blade, The Vampire Hunter) has ended as the studio has reportedly selected writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour to tackle the reboot’s script. The studio is said to have been looking for black writers for theContinue reading “‘Blade, The Vampire Hunter’: Marvel Selects ‘Watchmen’ & ‘Hunters’ Writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour To Pen Their Reboot”

Kevin Feige Refuses To Comment On When Marvel’s Phase 4 Ends

People after San Diego Comic-Con 2019 started making theories on when Phase 4 would end that led to plenty of assumptions what would end up becoming Phase 5 projects, however, a brief comment from Kevin Feige is suggesting he’s not ready to say when Phase 4 is ending and when Phase 5 begins. Because ofContinue reading “Kevin Feige Refuses To Comment On When Marvel’s Phase 4 Ends”

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Rundown of All The News At Disney Investor Day 2020

Marvel Studios had a rather large presentation at last week’s Disney Investor Day event and Kevin Feige had a lot of information to share in such a short period. Below is a rundown of most of the new information and adjusted release dates. What seemed like the biggest announcement made during the massive amount ofContinue reading “Marvel Cinematic Universe: Rundown of All The News At Disney Investor Day 2020”

Disney Will Reportedly Announce New Projects From Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm At Investor Day 2020 On December 10th

In a report from Deadline, Mike Fleming claims that Disney will make announcements at Investor Day 2020 on December 10th concerning new projects (theatrical films and television) from Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and Pixar. Details aren’t mentioned or what those “new” projects will be. Disney on December 10 will announce its upcoming slate. While the studioContinue reading “Disney Will Reportedly Announce New Projects From Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm At Investor Day 2020 On December 10th”

Jason Blum Optimistic About Marvel Studios Tackling Horror With ‘Blade’ Reboot – “Never Bet Against Marvel”

Another nifty quote from horror guru Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions during his interview with Inverse is his take on Marvel Studios finally tackling horror with their Blade reboot and the Doctor Strange sequel (originally announced as a scary film back at SDCC 2019), asking if Jason believes Marvel can make scary movies. BLUM: “I’mContinue reading “Jason Blum Optimistic About Marvel Studios Tackling Horror With ‘Blade’ Reboot – “Never Bet Against Marvel””