Destin Daniel Cretton to Direct Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi. Cretton is best known for his 2013 film, Short Term 12, and 2017’s The Glass Castle.  For those who are not aware, the character is a Martial Artist of an Asian-American descent. He was created by Steve Engleheart and Jim Starlin. The character made his debut in Special Marvel Edition #15, which was released in December, 1973. He later rebelled against his father when he became a hero. The character recently appeared as a member of the Avengers during the Marvel Now! event in 2012. As reported…

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NYTF 2019: Hasbro Marvel Legends Reveals

Hasbro’s presentation to the attendees of New York Toy Fair 2019 featured the debut of 44 brand-new Marvel Legends action figures. Characters from the comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, special 80th anniversary releases, X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Man and more. Without further ado, let’s dive into these new Marvel Legends reveals.   Avengers Waves (Spring 2019, $19.99 Each):   While unclear which figures are in which assortment, we know two waves of Avengers Series Marvel Legends are coming this spring. The new reveals include the previously teased Shuri (MCU) and the next member of the Serpent Society known…

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Michael Waldon to Showrun Disney+ “Loki” Series

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Michael Waldon will be executive producing, writing, and act as the show creator of the upcoming Loki series that will be streamed exclusively on Disney+. As reported earlier, the series will be among the various series based on characters on the Marvel Cinematic Universe that will be streamed on the platform. Tom Hiddelston is set to reprise his role as the titular character. According to the THR, the series will revolve around Loki as he uses his shapeshifting powers throughout history as an “unlikely influencer on historical events.” No other details are confirmed…

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Marvel Legends 2018 in Review: A Lot of Product and a lot of Love

Here we are at the end of 2018, its had its ups and downs as the days passed but one of those ups was the Marvel Legends 2018 lineup. This year saw the line expand and Hasbro managed to release 130 figures across build-a-figure waves, multipacks and more. This is the biggest year in the line’s history and I want to highlight it today. In this video, I am looking over the line in general with a focus on the 80 figures that I purchased myself. So without further ado,…

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Marvel Studios to Produce “Shang-Chi” Live-Action Film

Deadline has reported that Marvel Studios is producing a live-action film based on the character Shang-Chi. For those who are not aware, the character is a Martial Artist of an Asian-American descent. He was created by Steve Engleheart and Jim Starlin. The character made his debut in Special Marvel Edition #15, which was released in December, 1973. Dave Callaham is set to write the screenplay for the film and it has also been reported that Marvel Studios is in the process of finding a director of an Asian/ Asian-American descent to direct the project. Deadline provided a description…

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Bucky & Falcon to Receive TV Series on Disney’s Streaming Service

Variety has reported that Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Falcon (Anthony Mackie) will be receiving a series on Disney’s streaming service. The series follows the current trend of the shows that are stated to to be released on Disney’s streaming service that are based on characters within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, such as the previously reported series based on Loki and Scarlet Witch. Malcolm Spellman is said to be the main writer for the series. Bucky Barnes aka the Winter Soldier, made his debut in the first Captain America film, however would later held the mantle of the Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Sam…

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Loki & Scarlet Witch to Receive TV Series on Disney’s Streaming Service

Variety has reported that Loki and Scarlett Witch will apparently receive their own shows on the upcoming Disney streaming service. While much is not known about the projects currently, it has been reported that Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen are set to reprise their roles for the shows. According to their sources the shows “are expected to be hefty rivaling those of a major studio productions.” In addition, it is said that both shows will include up to six to eight episodes. The series is set to be produced by Kevin Feige with association of Marvel Studios.   No other details are confirmed at this time,…

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New to Netflix US: September 2018 Promo Confirms Bleach Live-Action Film

Today, Netflix U.S. uploaded to its YouTube Channel, New to Netflix September 2018 promo, featuring next month’s new releases. The promo hosts an incredible line-up of original series, original films, and other titles the service acquired for streaming. Among the titles revealed is Warner Bros’ live-action adaptation of Tite Kubo’s manga, Bleach, which releases on September 14.   Other titles available for streaming include: Marvel Studios’ Black Panther (Sept 4) Once Upon a Time Season 7 (Sept 6) Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 (Sept 7) The Dragon Prince (Sept 14) Scott…

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Marvel’s Infinity War Premiere Date Moved Up

It has recently been revealed that Marvel’s Infinity War has been pushed up from its May 4 premiere. The film will now premiere in theaters worldwide on April 27.  Marvel Studios' "Avengers: #InfinityWar" in theaters everywhere April 27th! pic.twitter.com/cxSKmHD5Ob — The Avengers (@Avengers) March 1, 2018 Personally I am quite hyped to see the film get an earlier release date and I cannot wait to see how the current phase for the MCU will end. It was a blast seeing all the MCU films since the first Iron Man film and it is…

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Thor: Ragnarok – Meet the ‘Revengers’! Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Thor: Ragnarok.  The latest trailer features Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie), Mark Rufallo (Hulk/ Bruce Banner), and director, Taika Waititi, as they talk about the Revengers. Thor: Ragnarok will premiere in theaters on November 3. Source: Marvel Entertainment

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