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  • Marvel chief Kevin Feige talks legacy of Chadwick Boseman, how they'll approach 'Black Panther 2' without him

    Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige talks about how they'll move forward on "Black Panther 2" without Chadwick Boseman.

  • X-Men fans petition Marvel to cast Dominique Jackson as Storm and she's thrilled: 'Thank you all 4 making my day'

    For her part, Jackson is simply honored to be nominated for the role, even if Marvel doesn’t come calling.

  • The future of 'Star Wars': All the movies and TV shows in development right now

    George Lucas’s far, far away galaxy is on the verge of several new beginnings on the big screen and beyond. Here’s a look at all of the different movies and TV shows currently in development.

  • Taika Waititi Eyed to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie

    Director Taika Waititi, who voiced scene-stealing robot IG-11 in “The Mandalorian” and directed the show’s first season finale, is being eyed to develop a “Star Wars” movie. It is not clear if the project is for streaming platform Disney Plus or for theatrical.IG-11 appeared in three episodes this season. Waititi directed the season finale “Chapter 8: The Reckoning,” in which IG-11 heroically sacrificed and self-detonated himself to enabled the Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, and Cara Dune to escape from Moff Gideon and his forces.It is also unknown if the project if the project is separate from the “Star Wars” project being developed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige. Details about that project are not known at this time, but Feige will develop the film alongside Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.Also Read: 'The Mandalorian': Taika Waititi Thinks Fans Should Petition to Bring Back IG-11“Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” was nominated for six Oscars on Monday morning, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Costume Design, Film Editing, Adapted Screenplay and Production Design.Waititi is currently in production on Fox Searchlight’s “Next Goal Wins” about the underdog American Samoa soccer team and will direct the third installment of the “Thor” franchise with Chris Hemsworth this August.The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Representatives for Disney and Lucasfilm did not respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.Read original story Taika Waititi Eyed to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie At TheWrap

  • Marvel will welcome its first transgender character, Kevin Feige teases

    Marvel boss Kevin Feige hinted that the MCU's first transgender character will appear in this year's blockbuster "The Eternals."

  • Marvel TV to Cut Staff, End Future Development as Unit Moves Under Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios

    Marvel TV is winding down. Two months after the division was moved under Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios, the TV-arm of Marvel is ending all of its development plans.Marvel TV will complete all of its projects that are currently in development, which include the final season of ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” that will air next summer, but will not continue beyond that. Those also include the four animated series that are currently in development at Hulu, as well as the live-action “Helstrom.”The integration of Marvel TV under Marvel Studios will include layoffs as a result, both in the immediate future and long term, once development on all current Marvel TV shows is completed. The move effectively shutters the division as it will be absorbed by Marvel Studios — though the Marvel TV name may still continue.Also Read: Kevin Feige Named Chief Creative Officer of MarvelMarvel TV staff, including Karim Zreik, senior vice president of current programming and production and members of his team, will join the Marvel Studios group. Zreik will head up current projects in production. Jeph Loeb, who is exiting as head of Marvel TV in the coming weeks, will remain available during the transition. Marvel Studios is planning its own foray into the small screen with eight different shows for Disney+. Those include “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier,” “WandaVision,” “Loki” and “Hawkeye,” which all star characters from the hugely popular Marvel Cinematic Universe.Earlier this year, Marvel TV signed a large, multi-series animated deal with Hulu, and then a separate agreement with the Disney-owned streamer for a pair of live-action series in “Helstrom” and “Ghost Rider.” Plans for “Ghost Rider” were eventually shelved. The third and final season of “The Runaways” premieres on Hulu this Friday.Loeb spearheaded the initial expansion of the MCU into television with “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Agent Carter.” Marvel TV had an expansive slate on Netflix that included “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage,” “The Punisher” and the team-up series, “The Defenders.” But with Disney launching its own streaming competitor, the two sides ended their four-year creative partnership earlier this year.Read original story Marvel TV to Cut Staff, End Future Development as Unit Moves Under Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios At TheWrap

  • 'Deadpool 3' is 'still in the works': Writers give us MCU update, envision 'Pool opposite Peter Parker

    "Deadpool" writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick talk about the status of a threequel.

  • Scarlett Johansson pushes for all-female Marvel movie: 'It's something that audiences want'

    Actress is "100 percent all for" an all-female Marvel movie despite fact it's doubtful Black Widow would appear; explains how female MCU stars pitched project.

  • We have Tom Holland to thank for the Disney-Sony ‘Spider-Man’ reconciliation

    Before Sony and Disney announced their surprise reconciliation at the end of September regarding the future of the Spider-Man movie franchise, the two media companies were as far apart as they could be. The relationship, you'll recall, had fallen apart over money, with each side pointing fingers at the other. Indeed, a deal was so unlikely that sources say talks for a third Spider-Man movie at that point were "100% dead."That's according to The Hollywood Reporter, which on Wednesday afternoon issued a report revealing the surprise twist behind how the reversal. For that, folks, we apparently have Tom Holland himself to thank.The star himself reportedly engaged in some personal outreach directly with both Disney CEO Bob Iger and Sony film chairman Tom Rothman, urging them to not let the licensing and financial details of both companies' Spider-Man relationship get in the way of giving fans of the character more of what they want. Remember, the situation at that point was pretty bleak. Nevertheless, THR reports that the 23-year-old actor pleaded on multiple occasions for both movie executives to bury the hatchet and find a way to keep Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.It worked because, on September 27, the announcement came down that Marvel is producing Spider-Man 3, to be released in July of 2021. Holland's character, likewise, will appear in at least one more Marvel film. As we noted earlier on Wednesday, that additional film is most likely Avengers 5.Holland's behind-the-scenes diplomacy seems to have gotten underway in earnest post-D23. At that point, he began making entreaties to Rothman to reopen talks with Disney, in addition to reaching out directly to Iger. As THR notes, Holland was also able to show both executives how much loyalty is out there from fans of Spider-Man who were upset at the news of the character's future being in doubt, which seems to have broken the camel's back."I am thrilled that Spidey's journey in the MCU will continue, and I and all of us at Marvel Studios are very excited that we get to keep working on it," Marvel's Kevin Feige said in a statement about the Sony-Disney thaw. "Spider-Man is a powerful icon and hero whose story crosses all ages and audiences around the globe. He also happens to be the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse you never know what surprises the future might hold."

  • Sony and Disney kiss and make up over 'Spider-Man' — and Tom Holland is the most excited to back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    After briefly breaking up, Sony and Disney reach a new "Spider-Man" deal.

  • Marvel boss Kevin Feige is making a 'Star Wars' movie for Disney

    Kevin Feige, the mastermind behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is developing a Star Wars movie for Disney.

  • Everything Marvel has planned for Phase 4: Natalie Portman returns as a new Thor, Mahershala Ali will be Blade, Angelina Jolie trains to be an Eternal, more

    Marvel Studios unveiled its most ambitious and diverse phase yet at San Diego Comic-Con.

  • Keanu Reeves Has Been Approached to Star in 'Almost Every' Marvel Film

    The 54-year-old actor is a hot commodity.

  • How 'Thor' opened up the MCU: Kenneth Branagh on hiring Chris Hemsworth, going to space and the terror of Fabio

    "They felt that if they didn’t get that one right, it was going to be really, really difficult for the expansion across the rest of what they planned.”

  • Loki, Scarlet Witch, Other Marvel Heroes to Get Own TV Series on Disney Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)

    Disney is enlisting Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as the company prepares to launch its upcoming streaming service. The entertainment giant is in early development on an ambitious plan for a number of limited series centered on popular characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. These series will likely include shows centered on Loki and the Scarlet Witch, […]

  • Marvel’s Kevin Feige to Accept Producers Guild of America Showman of the Year

    The PGA honors Hollywood's most successful producer, who brought us the extended Marvel Cinematic Universe and "Black Panther."

  • Marvel heroes assemble for Vanity Fair cover: The epic tweet-cap

    TL; DR: all the heroes, all the covers, all the big reveals collected just for you, dear reader.

  • Marvel has 20 movies planned after 'Avengers 4'

    And they're all going to be completely different.

  • 'Captain Marvel': What Kevin Feige Has in Store for Marvel's First Female-Led Superhero Feature

    “We start filming early next year,” he revealed to us in the above video interview, all while admitting that in the backs of all of their heads during production, they’re always thinking about “Hall H at Comic-Con. And how to unveil what we’re working on. So certainly, next year…”

  • Marvel Chief Kevin Feige Debunks Rumor That the Fantastic Four Are Joining the MCU

    Some intriguing speculation swirling around Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend suggested that, after a pair of false-start franchises at Fox, the Fantastic Four could be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe (and specifically, in the upcoming super-ensemble Avengers: Infinity War). Plus we’ve already heard there are something like 32 major characters in Infinity War. Marvel chief Kevin Feige put all the buzzing to bed, though, when Yahoo Movies caught up with him at D23 Expo.