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It’s Been To Long! (Catching Up)

Due to medical reasons, it’s been a month since I last blogged. Let’s change that!

MCU News

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HNEntertainment reported that Marvel is considering a  Power Pack animated series for Disney+

Elizabeth Olsen told MTV News that the script for  Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is being written right now. Is it May 2021 yet?!

According to Charles Murphy from Murphy’s Law podcast,  General Ross (from The Hulk) will appear in Black Widow.

During an interview with Good Morning America, Kevin Feige has said that Kit Harrington’s Black Knight role may expand in the future.

@THETonyMorrison reported that Kevin Feige confirmed that Marvel’s first LGBTQ hero will be me married with a family.

MCUCosmic reported that the production title for Moon Knight.

Variety has reported that Marvel wants Hailee Steinfeld to play Kate Bishop in the Hawkeye Disney+ Show. It is unknown at this time if Hailee will have time for Hawkeye  due to possible scheduling conflicts with her Apple TV show Dickinsian.

Ikaris actor, Richard Madden told GQ in a video interview that there are still Eternals roles to be cast. He wasn’t forthcoming to any information concerning those roles.

An exciting piece of news by way of MCU Direct is that RDJ is set to return as Tony Stark in Black Widow.

MCUCosmic reported that we will find out if Loki is really dead in his upcoming Disney+ series.

 

DiscussingFilm reported that Marvel is looking to cast a 16-24 year old Pakistani-American woman as Ms. Marvel. And according to MCUCosmic the show is scheduled to start filming in April of next year.

Another bit of news from MCU Direct says that after the new Sony/Marvel deal, Tom Holland will be able to appear in Sony’s Spider-Man universe. An upcoming Venom sequel perhaps? Fingers crossed!

Marvel has announced that Hulu’s Runaways will end after season 3. The last season will premiere on December   13.

Deadline, along with other trade sites, broke the news that Jeph Loeb is leaving Marvel TV at the end of 2019. Kevin Feige will be taking his place. Feige will also have control over Marvel Comics making him the head over all things Marvel.

The Deadpool writers told Entertainment Weekly that Marvel will allow them to keep the R-rated Deadpool universe and that he will be included in the MCU. The writers also say that when Kevin Feige says it’s time for Deadpool 3 is when it will happen.

MCUCosmic reported that Thor’s weight will be determined for Thor 4.

The internet was abuzz when Kevin Feige announced an Infinity Saga box set to be released in 2020.

Murphy’s Law podcast reported that Ant-Man 3 is happening and it will begin filming in 2021. And according to The Hollywood Reporter, Peyton Reed will be returning to direct.

News by way of DiscussingFilm says that Sony has 5-6 Spider-Man shows in development.

By way of Jeremy Conrad, Spider-Man 3 will be produced by Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios. It will hit theaters on July 16, 2021.

The Loki series will tie into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

R-rated Marvel movies like Deadpool will be put on Hulu.

The Punisher star Ben Barnes has spoken to Marvel about a hero role.

The Endgame soundtrack has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media.

Set photos from Falcon and Winter Soldier tease the public introduction of US Agent 13. – MCU Exchange And photos are causing speculation that Songbird will be introduced in the series as well. – MCUCosmic

Mark Ruffalo will be meeting with Kevin Feige about a potential cameo in the She-Hulk series. – MCUCosmic

 

Jeremy Conrad reported that Marvel will release 4 movies in 2022 and 2023.

Variety reported that Sophia Di Martino will star alongside Tom Hiddleston in Loki in a currently unknown role.

 

 

Rumors

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GeeksWorldwide has reported that Marvel is developing an America Chavez series for Disney+. America is a Young Avenger and a part of the team known as The Ultimates.

Full Circle Cinema reported the rumor that Marvel is looking to cast People of Color in the roles of  Charles Xavier and Magneto in the MCU version of X-Men.

There’s a rumor from Full Circle Cinema from Daniel Richtman that Young Avengers will be a series on Disney+.

A rumor by way of MCU Direct says that Marvel is planning a Silver Surfer movie.

Yet another rumor by way of MCU Direct says that Marvel is looking for a “Zac Efron type” actor “preferably of Israeli descent” to play Moon Knight.

Comic book.com reported the rumor that the She-Hulk TV show might bring back Liv Tyler who played Betty Ross in the MCU movie The Incredible Hulk.

MCUCosmic reported that WandaVision will be half sitcom, half action movie. As a sitcom lover myself, I couldn’t be more excited! Wanda and Vision’s kids will be included in the series. Murphysmultiverse reported that parts of the show will be filmed before a live studio audience.

Ms. Marvel is rumored to start filming in April 2020.

The White Vision is rumored to appear in WandaVision.- MCUCosmic.

Stained Glass Scarlet  is rumored to be the villain of the Moon Knight series. – MCUCosmic

The Black Widow trailer is rumored to be online the last month of November or the first week of December. And be shown in theaters on December 20 before showings of Rise of Skywalker. – MCUCosmic December 3 according to MCU Direct.

Inhumans may be rebooted for the MCU. – MCUCosmic

Lady Loki may appear in the Loki series. – MCUCosmic

A rumor by way of MCU Direct suggests that Loki could be getting more than one season.

Screenrant is speculating that Verity Willis could be introduced in the Loki series. Verity is my favorite comic book character so I hope this turns out to be true!

 

 

 

 

 

Films Currently in Production, Development and Casting

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Venom 2

The Eternals

Falcon and Winter Soldier 

WandaVision

Shang – Chi

She-Hulk is being cast – @DanielRPK

Marvel is looking for an actress in her 30s-40s to play Jen Walters/She-Hulk. – MCU Direct 

Black Widow has wrapped production.

Thunderbolts is in early development. – MCUCosmic 

An Ironheart Disney + series is in early development. – MCUCosmic.

 

Shows Cancelled

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Runaways will end after season 3.

Cloak and Dagger has been cancelled after 2 seasons.

Ghost Rider and Helstrom are not moving forward at Hulu.

 

Upcoming MCU Movie Dates

May 2024 – Unknown – Charles Murphy

Spider-Man into the Spiderverse – April 8, 2022.

October 7, 2022 – Unknown

February 17, 2023 – Unknown

May 5, 2023 – Unknown

July 28, 2023 – Unknown

November 3, 2023 – Unknown

– @ERCboxoffice

 

 

 

 

Disney + dates:

Thor: Ragnarok: December 5, 2019

Black Panther: March 4, 2020.

Infinity War: June 25, 2020

Ant-Man and the Wasp: July 29, 2020.

 

Non Marvel Related Projects

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The Hollywood Reporter reported that Jon Favreau will have a major role to play in the Star Wars franchise. Behind the scenes, not on camera.

Scarlett Johansson will host SNL on December 14.

The last trailer for Spies in Disguise has been released. It stars Tom Holland and Will Smith. It will be released on Christmas Day.

 

Well, with that, I’m caught up on 2+ months of news. Sorry ,it’s been so long. I’ve been away for medical reasons, but am back so it’s time to return to a regular blog schedule.

Thanks for reading!

Over and Out,

Captain Stark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News

Living La Vida Loki: 2 Weeks Worth of News

Marvel News

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 Hollywood Reporter reported that Andy Serkis is officially onboard to direct Venom 2.

In an interview with Yahoo, Michelle Williams has said that she will be returning to reprise her role as Anne Weying/She-Venom in Venom 2. She’s excited to be working with Andy Serkis saying,

“I’m in. I’m such a fan of Andy’s, and I’m so inspired by what he’s been able to accomplish. He’s so gifted in such a specific way, and I’m very excited to learn from him and be around him.”

Variety reported that Gemma Chan is in talks for a currently unknown role in Eternals. She has previously played Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel. If this happens, this will be the first time an actor has played a second character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, not counting the times when an actor from the Netflix TV Universe has shown up in the MCU. It’s unknown whether she will play Minn-Erva or a completely different character. Unnamed Variety sources speculate it’s the latter.
Collider reported that Chernobyl actor Barry Keoghan is in talks for a currently unknown role in Eternals.
DiscussingFilm reported that Loki is expected to start filming on January 28, 2019.
MCU Cosmic reported that according to unnamed production sources, the Loki series will follow Loki as travels throughout history with his precious Tesseract. He will “change historical events.” It sounds really interesting, and I can’t wait for 2021 to get here!
In an interview with Josh Horowitz, Tom Hiddleston said he knew about the Loki series six weeks before Avengers: Infinity War. In the series, Loki will be facing “formidable opponents.”
According to HN Entertainment Korg is expected to play a larger role in Thor: Love and Thunder than what he had in Ragnarok.
In an interview with Deadline, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said, “I have spoken to Marvel and we are in active talks about one project in particular…
something brand new, mostly.” She was talking about a new female superhero focused project, but there’s no word on who the character or characters will be.
At a panel hosted by Parrot Analytics, Marvel Entertainment’s SVP of Original Programming and Production, Karim Zreik had this to say about Marvel Television developing shows for Disney+,
 “We are providing content for them… It’s a different platform. I think Disney+ is, you know, they’re a family brand, four-quadrant, so I think that’s what we’re targeting. I don’t think they’d be interested in the edgy stuff.”
According to Charles Murphy, host of the Murphy’s Law podcast, there’s another MCU movie coming out either May 3 or May 10 2023. There is currently no information known about the project.
During an interview with Empire, Kevin Feige teased a potential Infinity Saga boxset saying,
“If we do a big, giant Infinity Saga box set, we might include- I’m assuming if you’re going to spend the money to buy a box set with everything in it, you’re a fan. And it’ll take more than a couple of really, really bad scenes to turn you.”
During an interview with Collider, Martin Freeman confirmed the return of Everett Ross in Black Panther 2 saying, “As far as I know, I will be [returning],” Freeman said. “As far as I know, I will be in another Black Panther. That’s my understanding. As to when that will happen, I don’t know.”
According to DiscussingFilm, Marvel is searching for a Chinese-American actress to play secret agent, Leiko Wu.
GeeksWorldwide reported that Marvel is looking to cast a “ruler of a distant ancient kingdom.” They’re looking for an actor in their 30s or 40s and they’d prefer an asian actor for the role. It’s being speculated the character could show up in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Black Panther 2, or Loki.
DiscussingFilm reported that 13 Reasons Why star Justin Prentice is in early talks to join Hulu’s Ghost Rider series in an unknown role.
In an interview with Deadline, Jeph Loeb said that Hulu shows like Ghost Rider and Helstrom will go under the banner Adventures Into Fear. There are other unannounced shows that will go under that banner as well.
He also confirmed Marvel Television’s Disney + involvement saying that those shows will be announced when they are ready.
He’s hoping that the upcoming crossover between Cloak and Dagger and Runaways will be successful and lead to many crossover events in the future.
In an interview with Deadline, Chris Miller confirmed that he along with Phil Lord will develop live-action TV shows based on Spider-Man characters for Sony.
Bodybuilder Oliver Richters shared on Instagram that he has joined the cast of Black Widow. His role is unknown.
Rumors
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FandomWire has reported that Hayley Atwell will return as Agent Carter in the final season of Agents of Shield.
According to @BrentALang, Marvel is considering the best way to deal with Deadpool in the MCU. They are considering R-rated solo movies and PG-13 team-up movies.
MCU Cosmic reported that Awkwafina is rumored to be playing Fah Lo Suee in Shang-Chi. 
The same source has also reported that there is a “big” Disney + show in the works. It’s being speculated that it could be for Ms. Marvel, the Hulk, or something else entirely. The possibilities are endless especially after the acquisition of Fox in March.
According to a listing from the Film & Television Industry Alliance, WandaVision will begin filming on September 21, 2019 in Los Angeles.
That’s all for the last two weeks. Sorry this is late. I’ve got no WiFi where I currently live during the week and limited data. I’ll post when I can. Thanks as always for reading.
Over and out,
Captain Stark