The Academy announced that Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, John Mulaney, Krysten Ritter, and Paul Rudd will be presenting at the Oscars this Sunday. The telecast begins at 8:00 P.M. EST.
Black Panther won the Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in a Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film.
The first season two trailer for Cloak and Dagger has been released.
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse will be released digitally on February 26. It’ll be released on DVD, Blu-Ray, and 4K Ultra HD on March 19.
A short Spider-Ham film will be included on the Blu-Ray.
A couple new TV spots and poster have been released for Captain Marvel.
A new Captain Marvel clip revealing Annette Bening’s role as the Kree Supreme Intelligence was played during her visit to the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
A new behind the scenes clip from Captain Marvel has been released. In it, Jude Law is officially confirmed to be playing Yon-Rogg.
The Entertainment Weekly Special Edition Captain Marvel issue has been released.
@sonaiyak on Twitter said that Captain Marvel has two end credit scenes.
A trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has been released in Japan.
Guinness World Records has awarded Hugh Jackman and Sir Patrick Stewart the record title of longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero. They played Wolverine and Professor Charles Xavier respectively for 16 years and 228 days.
In an interview with Variety, Gwyneth Paltrow said that she’s leaving the MCU after Endgame. She’s open to returning for cameos or flashbacks if Marvel ever asks her.
In an interview with Comicbook.com, Kevin Feige debunked the R-rated Black Widow rumor saying, “It never was going to be… Somebody writes, ‘I hear it’s R-rated!’ And then everybody writes it up.”
He confirmed that James Gunn’s script for Guardians of the Galaxy will be used.
He also said that more than three MCU films a year is a possibility. Marvel has plans for the next 5-6 years of films, but nothing will be announced until after Spider-Man: Far From Home.
Deadline reported that The Punisher and Jessica Jones are officially cancelled. Season three of Jessica Jones will be available to stream this summer, but this is the end for the Marvel shows on Netflix. In a letter posted on Marvel.com, the head of Marvel TV, Jeph Loeb posted a letter giving a little hope for the future of these shows being revived. You can read the letter here:
If there was any doubt left about Tom Hiddleston returning to play Loki in the upcoming Disney + series, Disney Film Chief Alan Horn confirmed in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that there is a Loki series in development and that Tom Hiddleston WILL be playing Loki. Previous rumors of Tom narrating the serieLoki from the afterlife appear to be false.
Non-Marvel Related Projects
See What’s Next on Twitter announced that Michael Douglas has been cast in the new animated Netflix series Green Eggs And Ham based on the Dr. Seuss book.
TV Line reported that Idris Elba will be hosting Saturday Night Live on March 9, 2019.
The Hollywood Reporter reported that Chris Hemsworth will star as WWE superstar Hulk Hogan in a biopic directed by The Joker’s Todd Phillips. It’ll be streamed on Netflix, and “sources say it will focus on his rise and is described as an origin story of the Hulkster and Hulkamania.”
Deadline reported that Mike Colter will star in a CBS drama pilot Evil from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King.
See What’s Next announced that Anthony Mackie and Simone Missick have joined the season two cast of Netflix’s Altered Carbon which has started production.
David Dastmalchien has joined the cast of Dune.
A trailer for The Souvenir starring Tilda Swinton as the mother of her real-life daughter Honor Swinton-Byrne has been released.
The first trailer for The Kid starring Chris Pratt as Grant Cutler has been released.
TrailerTrack has reported that a new Detective Pikachu trailer will be released sometime in the next two weeks.
Collider reported that Michael B. Jordan will will star in A Journal for Jordan directed by Denzel Washington.
Variety reported that Tessa Thompson will star as the titular character in Sylvie. It’s being described as “a love story set in the cool jazz era of New York City in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s.”
According to The Daily Mail, Lupita Nyong’o might be considered for a role in Bond 25.
According to HN Entertainment, there might be a role for Zendaya in the upcoming female 21 Jump Street spinoff.
When news of The Eternals started coming out, there was a listing for an unknown character named Karen. MCU Cosmic reported that Karen is a human charater who’s an archeologists. The name Karen might be a placeholder name “for casting purposes” for a character in Jack Kirby’s The Eternals comics named Margo Damien whose father is an archaeologist. In the comics, Margo and her father are the ones to discover The Eternals. While possible, nothing has been officially confirmed.
Omaze is offering a chance for you and a friend to meet Benedict Cumberbatch and attend the Avengers: Endgame premiere. To enter, you have to make a $25.00 donation to GEANCO, a charity that provides aid to people in Africa including providing better health resources and education. You can find out more here:
Comic Relief is offering a chance for you and a friend to see a show of Betrayal starring Tom Hiddleston. Afterwards, you’ll join him for drinks and snacks in the bar. One-on-one time with Tom Hiddleston. How cool is that?!?!!?! You can enter for free or make a £10 donation to Comic Relief for an entry. The money raised will go toward Red Nose Day. You can get the full details here:
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