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  • Marvel Studios Jun 29

    Anthony Mackie Decries Lack of Off-Screen Diversity on Marvel Film Projects

    Anthony Mackie, star of the upcoming Disney Plus television series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” said in a recent interview that Marvel movies need more off-screen diversity, adding that he believed it was “racist” that “Black Panther” is the only installment in the superhero franchise with a predominantly Black production crew.

  • Film Apr 3

    Marvel Remakes Release Calendar; ‘Mulan' Moves to Late July

    The Walt Disney Co. has overhauled its release schedule, moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies

  • Twitter Nov 2, 2019

    Sony Sets ‘Into the Spider-Verse' Sequel for 2022

    The inventive, animated Spider-Man remix “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is getting a sequel. Sony Pictures on Friday set a follow-up to the 2018 Oscar-winning hit for an April 2022 release. Producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller also celebrated the announcement on Twitter and signaled that they, too, are returning. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” grossed $375.5 million worldwide. Its deconstructionist approach...

  • Mar 16, 2011

    NCAA Barack-Et -Ology: Prez Picks Kansas Again

    Obama sees Jayhawks defeating Ohio State in the championship game. Read More

  • President Sep 27, 2019

    Split No More, Spider-Man Gets Another Swing With Marvel

    Spider-Man won’t be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe anytime soon. After a public fallout last month, Sony Pictures Entertainment and The Walt Disney Studios have found a way to work together. The studios said Friday that they would be teaming up once more to produce a third “Spider-Man” film starring Tom Holland.

  • Canada Sep 1, 2019

    Hollywood's Summer Ends 2% Down Despite Disney Dominance

    Never before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the season, which came to a close Sunday with the Gerard Butler action thriller “Angel Has Fallen” topping the box office for the second weekend. Summer ticket sales finished 2% behind...

  • California Aug 25, 2019

    Jolie Shares Pride in Son Maddox, Joining Marvel Movie

    Angelina Jolie says she’s “so proud” that her 18-year-old son is leaving home to study biochemistry in South Korea. The actress was seen in video released several days ago dropping her son Maddox off at Yonsei University in Seoul, and holding back tears. “I didn’t realize everybody had watched me do it,” she said Saturday at the D23 expo in...

  • head Jul 25, 2019

    ‘Avengers: Endgame' Becomes Highest-Grossing Film of All Time

    “Avengers: Endgame” has outpaced “Avatar” to become the highest-grossing film of all time in a matter of days, Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios announced Saturday to a crowd of thousands in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. In just thirteen weeks in theaters, the Disney superhero flick surpassed the record held “Avatar” for the last 10 years. On...

  • director Jul 23, 2019

    Marvel's Next Films Will Bring Diversity, Onscreen and Off

    Marvel’s push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the massive success of “Avengers: Endgame.” Of the five films the superhero studio announced at Comic-Con on Saturday, only one is set to be directed by a white man.

  • NBC Jul 22, 2019

    Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie to Become Marvel Studios' First LGBTQ Superhero

    LGBTQ comic fans have long been frustrated by the lack of representation in film adaptations of their favorite comics — especially since much of the source material features queer characters. But an announcement over the weekend by Marvel executives came as welcome news to those who have been longing for an LGBTQ superhero. At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, actress...

  • San Diego Jul 22, 2019

    In Case You Missed It: San Diego Good News for Sunday, July 21

    Instead of our regular feature looking at five ‘good news’ stories from the previous week, we share our coverage of Comic-Con 2019!

  • President Jul 21, 2019

    Ali Called Marvel About ‘Blade' After ‘Green Book' Win

    Mahershala Ali made the first move with Marvel Studios and “Blade.” Comic-Con audiences learned on Saturday night that Ali would be playing the Marvel Comics character in a reboot. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says right after winning his second Academy Award for “Green Book” earlier this year, Ali set up a meeting with the superhero studio. Within 10 minutes,...

  • President Jul 21, 2019

    Natalie Portman Is Thor, Mahershala Ali Is Blade and More From Marvel's Phase 4

    “Avengers: Endgame” may have closed a chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the blockbuster factory is not slowing down and only expanding in scope and diversity. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige led a marathon presentation at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night, announcing plans for the first two years of “Phase Four,” which will include Natalie Portman taking up the...

  • Marvel Studios Jul 20, 2019

    Mystery Marvel Event Amid Trove of TV Superheroes: Third Day of Comic-Con 2019 Schedule Released

    Marvel has kept its fans guessing as to what the future of their cinematic universe will hold and Saturday San Diego Comic-Con attendees willing to wait in Hall H’s long lines will likely find out.

  • director Jul 18, 2019

    Fans Descend on Gaslamp Quarter for Day 1 of San Diego Comic-Con

    Workers were putting the final touches on the all the branded exhibitions Wednesday evening, while enthusiastic fans lined up outside of the convention center to be some of the first inside.

  • President Jul 17, 2019

    Fans to Descend on San Diego for 50th Comic-Con

    The four-and-a-half day convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to thousands vying for exclusive merchandise, from art to toys. Later, Warner Bros. will get things going with a ScareDiego event promising some hair-raising new footage from “It: Chapter Two.”

  • director Jul 16, 2019

    Comic-Con at 50: Bigger Than Ever, But at What Cost?

    As the 50th Comic-Comic kicks off Wednesday, with a big Marvel Studios panel on Saturday that’s sure to be the hottest ticket in town, and Spider-Man and the Marvel Cinematic Universe dominating the box office, Kirby proved to be right. But it took a while for Comic-Con to really “go Hollywood.”

  • Canada Jul 7, 2019

    ‘Spider-Man' Soars With $185.1M Over Six-Day Holiday Weekend

    “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” the first Marvel movie after “Avengers: Endgame,” swung past any franchise fatigue to dominate the July Fourth holiday weekend, raking in an estimated $185.1 million since opening Tuesday and earning $93.6 million from Friday to Sunday in North American theaters. The opening gave Sony Pictures one of its best weeks ever. “Far From Home,” which opened...

  • Los Angeles May 16, 2019

    Hollywood's Big Players Stay Quiet on Georgia Abortion Law

    Georgia and Hollywood are worlds away from one another, physically and culturally, but irresistible tax incentives have turned the state into a filming powerhouse dubbed “Hollywood of the South.” Productions as big as Marvel Studios’ superhero blockbusters and shows like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” call the state home base, and some have not shied away from throwing their...

  • CEO May 12, 2019

    Marvel's Post-‘Endgame' Anger-Management Issue: The Incredible Hulk's Future

    “Avengers: Endgame” has left superhero movie fans with a handful of questions, many which involve the fate of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a post-Thanos world. Although most of the core Avengers, including Captain America and Iron Man, had their story arcs come to dramatic conclusions in Endgame, Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk did not. In fact, “Endgame” was rather vague about...

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