Regina King to Direct Race-Themed Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ for Legendary

Okaaay, this sounds interesting! ~V In her first move since winning acclaim for her Oscar-nominated directorial debut, One Night in Miami, Regina King has set her sights on a monster-filled, 1920s-set race-themed comic book adaptation. Bitter Root is an adaptation of the Image Comics title created by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene and Chuck Brown for Legendary Entertainment, the company behind the recent box office … Continue reading Regina King to Direct Race-Themed Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ for Legendary

Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman

Well, this could be interesting, but I know some people are about to lose their minds. At least the story will be different! ~ V After enlisting Ta-Nehisi Coates to write the latest feature on the superhero, the studio is searching for its director and star as it kick-starts the next phase of its DC universe. While promoting his Amazon Prime film Tom Clancy’s Without … Continue reading Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Shoot to Begin in July

Tenoch Huerta, star of Netflix’s ‘Narcos: Mexico,’ is joining the cast of the untitled film from Ryan Coogler, sources tell THR. Marvel Studio’s plans for the sequel to Black Panther are starting to come into focus. The sequel was sidelined after the sudden and unexpected death of star Chadwick Boseman and a planned March 2021 production start was waylaid as filmmaker Ryan Coogler and Marvel … Continue reading Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Shoot to Begin in July

ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

The Walt Disney Co. and Marvel Studios will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman tonight with a special commercial-free airing of “Black Panther” on ABC, followed by a special examining the actor’s life and work. The unusual move is a sign of respect from the studio behind the Marvel movie that brought Boseman his greatest fame and pop culture impact. The respected actor died Friday at … Continue reading ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

Black Panther 2: Every Character Returning For The MCU Sequel

A sequel to Black Panther is confirmed to be in development and is set for a 2022 release. Here’s every character confirmed to return so far. The Marvel Cinematic Universe will continue exploring T’Challa a.k.a. Black Panther’s story in Black Panther 2, and here’s every character returning for this new adventure. The first three phases of the MCU, collectively known as the “Infinity Saga”, came … Continue reading Black Panther 2: Every Character Returning For The MCU Sequel

‘Black Panther’ Sequel Set for 2022 Release

“Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler announced the release date of the much-anticipated follow-up film at D23 in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday. “Black Panther 2” will hit theaters May 6, 2022. “We’re not taking our time, we’re really trying to get it right,” Coogler said of the production schedule. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige said Coogler has delivered a treatment, complete with a villain and new title, … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Set for 2022 Release

‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

One minute, the actor was doing bit parts on ‘Law & Order: SVU.’ The next, he’s stealing scenes in Marvel movies and starring in Peele’s new thriller: “It has not been a straight path.” Tucked away in the Palisades, just off Pacific Coast Highway, is Lake Shrine, a 10-acre self-realization retreat with a hilltop temple, a lush meditation garden and a spring-fed pond, all blocked … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More

As awards season continues, the first full video from The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtables has made its way online. This year’s directors conversation features Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma), Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), and Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) as they each discuss their latest projects, what brought them to filmmaking, and much … Continue reading Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

HUGE CONGRATS . . . AGAIN!! Other top projects nominated across film and TV include ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘Black-ish’ with nine nominations each, ‘Insecure’ and ‘Seven Seconds’ with eight each and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ with seven. The nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today, with Black Panther scoring a leading 14 nominations across film and music. Additionally star Chadwick Boseman … Continue reading NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations