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,

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Marvel News

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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.

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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.

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@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:

https://www.marvel.com/articles/tv-shows/a-letter-to-marvel-television-fans-from-jeph-loeb

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.

 

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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.”

Rumors

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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.

Giveaways

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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:

https://www.omaze.com/experiences/benedict-cumberbatch-avengers-endgame-premiere?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_content=omaze&utm_campaign=experiences.benedict-cumberbatch-avengers-endgame-premiere&utm_term=LaunchSign&oa_h=jati1h

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:

https://tomhiddlestonnews.com/2019/02/meet-tom-hiddleston-after-watching-betrayal/

That’s all for this week. Type at ya later!

Over and out,

Captain Stark