News

Rumors. Rumors Everywhere.

Since the spoiler ban is still on for our page, this week’s post  will  be slightly shorter to avoid Endgame spoilers.

Marvel News

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Captain Marvel will be released digitally on May 28th and Blu-Ray on June 11th.

Disney announced that Avengers: Endgame will be available to stream on Disney+ December 11th.

Fandango released a new still from Spider-Man: Far From Home.

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A trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has been released. Because it contains Endgame spoilers,

The subscription cover for Empire Magazine has been released.

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A poster has been released for the last season of Jessica Jones.

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The Wrap reported that Richard Madden is in talks to join The Eternals with Variety reporting minutes later that he will be playing Ikaris in the film.

Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner are going to be at Ace Comic Con in Seattle in June. Chris will be attending June 29-30 and Jeremy will be attending  June 29.

@mistermygo on Twitter has posted that Black Widow has begun production. Central Park signs were spotted in Black Park which is near Pinewood Studios.

 

Rumors

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@RogerWardell on Twitter has released several rumors about supposed upcoming Marvel projects. Please take tthese rumors with a grain of salt because nothing has been announced or confirmed by Marvel Studios.

1. The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) is rumored to return in Dr. Strange 2. Jericho Drumm and Clea are rumored to appear.

2. A Thunderbolts trilogy is rumored to be in the works. It’s rumored to include characters like Zemo, Ghost, Justin Hammer, General Ross, Abomination, and The Leader.

3. A  Black Knight film is rumored to be in the works.

 

MCU Cosmic reported

1. A Nova film is in development.

2. Marvel could be doing a Spirits of Vengeance TV Show that would include Ghost Rider, Helstrom, and Glyph. Ghost Rider and Helstrom are each confirmed to be getting a series Glyph has been previously rumored to be getting a series, and all four characters and team-ups  have been trademarked for use in digital media and audio/visual recordings.

 

@RobbieBarstool on Twitter has said that Idris Elba is rumored to play Deathstroke in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad.

 

 

Non-Marvel Related Projects

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Variety reported that Chris Evan’s movie Infinite will be released August 7, 2020.

The Wrap reported that Michael Rooker is in talks to play King Shark in James Gunn’s Suicide Squad film.

Variety reported that Benedict Cumberbatch will star in Jane Campion’s new film The Power of the Dog based on the book of the same name by Thomas Savage. You can read the synopsis below:

“The book tells the story of wealthy Montana brothers Phil (Cumberbatch) and George Burbank. Phil is brilliant and cruel, while George is fastidious and gentle. Together, they are joint owners of the biggest ranch in their Montana valley. When George secretly marries local widow Rose (Moss), an angry Phil wages a relentless war to destroy her by using her son Peter as a pawn.”

It sounds like Benedict will be playing the villain in the film. Pre-production is expected to start at the end of this year.

 

Deadline reported that Evangeline Lily will star in the comedy Happy Life. She along with Ike Barinholtz will be playing husband and wife in the film. Happy Life expected to film this Summer. You can read the synopsis below:

“The  film follows new mom Allison Beck (Lilly), who suspects her workaholic husband Eli (Barinholtz) of having an affair with an Instagram star. One mistake after another leads her into the arms of a younger man as she struggles to come to terms with her life decisions and be the mother she aspires to be.”

 

A trailer for Where’d You Go Bernadette which stars Cate Blanchett as the titular character has been released.

Benedict Cumberbatch won a BAFTA for Best Actor for his role as the titular character in Patrick Melrose.

Empire Magazine reported that Chadwick Boseman will star as the titular character in Yasuke, a film about the first African Samurai to serve in Japan.

Chadwick had this to say about the project:

“The legend of Yasuke is one of history’s best kept secrets, the only person of non-Asian origin to become a Samurai… That’s not just an action movie, that’s a cultural event, an exchange, and I am excited to be part of it.”

 

Deadline reported that Chris Hemsworth will star alongside Tiffany Haddish in a buddy cop action comedy Down Under Cover. The synopsis reads as follows:

“Hemsworth will play a detective who goes undercover to crack a series of baffling casino heists in which the prime suspects are a troupe of Australian male erotic dancers. He’s forced to take the partner no one else will — Haddish’s character, a lone wolf who does things only one way: hers. Together they have to work as an unlikely duo to solve the crime of their careers.”

 

EW reported that Cobie Smulders will star in a new series for ABC that’s based on the Stumptown graphic novels by Greg Rucka. You can read the synopsis below:

“It follows Dex Parios (Smulders) as a strong, assertive, and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt, and a brother to take care of in Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great P.I., but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police.”

The pilot will air this Fall as part of the 2019-2020 TV season.

 

That wraps it up for this week. Type at ya later!

Over and out,

Captain Stark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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