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Living La Vida Loki: 2 Weeks Worth of 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

 

 

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