Unlike the last couple of weeks, it was a busy week for news including some exciting news/speculation for the upcoming Disney+ Loki series!
Letitia Wright won the Rising Star BAFTA Award.
Black Panther won a BAFTA Award for Best Visual Effects.
Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse won a BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film.
Black Panther won a Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Luke Cage and Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse have both been nominated for a NAACP Award for Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation.
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse was nominated for a NAACP Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance.
Black Panther has been nominated for several NAACP Awards including Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, two Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominations, two Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominations, two Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture nominations, Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture, Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture and two Entertainer of the Year nominations.
Chadwick Boseman and Samuel L. Jackson will be presenting at the Oscar Awards.
The Wrap reported that Hulu will be streaming four Marvel adult animated series including Howard the Duck, M.O.D.O.K, Hit-Monkey, Tigra and Dazzler. These character’s will then have a team up special called The Offenders.
The Wrap also said that there’s a possibility that the canceled Marvel Netflix shows could one day be revived on Hulu.
AMC Theaters has posted on their website that the runtime for Captain Marvel will be two hours and four minutes.
Deadline reported that Hulu’s Content Chief Craig Erwich said that it’s likely that Runaways will get renewed for season 3.
Deadline also said that while unconfirmed it’s unlikely that Jessica Jones and The Punisher will be returning for more seasons. This makes sense considering the rest of the Marvel Netflix shows were canceled.
HN Entertainment reported that Art Director Jim Barr (Star Wars Episode IX) has joined the crew for Black Widow.
HN Entertainment also said that Black Widow will be filming at Pinewood Studios UK and has the working title Blue Bayou. This isn’t the official title. It’s like a codename so that people on the outside won’t know what movie is being filmed.
Collider reported that Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby) will be rewriting the Black Widow script. A previous draft of the script had been written by Jac Schaeffer.
Funko released the first look at first wave of their Spider-Man: Far From Home pops at the New York Toy Fair. They’re so cute!
Discussing Film reported that The Eternals is expected to start filming in Atlanta in August. Production Weekly confirmed it when they reported that the start of production would be August 1st.
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the Loki Disney + series will be written by Michael Waldron (Rick and Morty) and has a plot:
“Sources say the show will follow Loki as the trickster and shapeshifter pops up throughout human history as unlikely influencer on historical events.“
As of right now, this plot is just speculation. Nothing has been confirmed by Marvel or anyone connected with them.
I am so excited about this!!!!! This series can’t get here soon enough!
TV Line reported that Agents of Shield season six will be set one year after the events of season five. The show will be skipping over what happened during Infinity War.
Agents of Shield season six will be premiering in May.
Marvel Studios released new stills, several TV spots, and a behind the scenes clip for Captain Marvel.
Credit: Chuck Zlotnik Marvel Studios, 2019.
A new exclusive poster designed by @needledesign for Captain Marvel has been released.
During the Singapore stop on the Captain Marvel press tour, Brie Larson said she’d like to see Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel in the sequel. This would be a good way to introduce Kamala into the MCU because in the comics Captain Marvel is Kamala’s role model/mentor.
A teaser for season two of Cloak and Dagger has been released.
IGN released five Cloak and Dagger stills.
Non-Marvel Related Projects
Discussing Film reported that Michael Rooker (Yondu) has been cast in season three of HBO’s True Detective.
The Wrap reported that Josh Brolin (Thanos) has joined Denis Vileneuve’s Dune remake. @Borys_Kit on Twitter revealed that Dune will be released on November 20, 2020.
The Wrap also reported that Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange) will be playing Satan in the Amazon Prime series Good Omens based on the book of the same name by Neil Gaimen and Terry Pratchett. The series will be available to stream on May 31st.
Deadline reported that Sebastian Stan is taking Chris Evan’s place in the Netflix movie, The Devil All The Time, due to scheduling conflicts.
Variety reported that Chris Evans latest action film Red Sea Diving Resort has been aquired for Netflix and will be available to stream sometime in 2019.
Deadline reported that Chris Pratt is in negotiations to star in a Sci-Fi film Ghost Draft. It’ll be directed by Lego: Batman director Chris Mckay. Right now, not much is known about the plot except for this logline: “A husband and father is drafted to fight a future war in which the fate of humanity may rely on his ability to correct issues of the past.”
The Hollywood Reporter reported that Chadwick Boseman will star in Spike Lee’s latest film Da 5 Bloods,a film about Vietnam War veterans. It will be streamed on Netflix. A release hasn’t been set.
The Hollywood Reporter also reported that Chris Evans will star in director Antoine Fuqua’s thriller film Infinite. It’s based on the 2009 book The Reincarnationist Papers by D. Eric Maikranz.
That’s all for now. Type at ya later!
Over and out,