The It List is Yahoo’s weekly look at the best in pop culture, including movies, music, TV, streaming, games, books, podcasts and more. Here are our picks for April 22 to 28, including the best deals we could find for each.
First social media reactions for Marvel's 'Avengers: Endgame' are in following Monday's world premiere. The pundits are wowed by "a masterful epic."
Spoilerphobes assemble! Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo issued that rallying cry on Twitter earlier today after four minutes of footage from the final chapter in the current phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe leaked online.
Brie Larson and Chris Hemsworth react to the fact that fans are "shipping" Captain Marvel with both Thor and Valkyrie.
Disney+ is developing a series starring Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an individual with knowledge with the project tells TheWrap.The series would be the fourth to star a character from Marvel Studios’ expansive big-screen roster. Disney has previously announced a Loki series, which will star Tom Hiddleston. Marvel Studios is also developing “The Vision and Scarlet Witch” and another one starring Anthony Mackie’s Falcon and Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier.The project would be an adventure series in which Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, will pass the torch to Kate Bishop. In the comics, Barton abandons the Hawkeye moniker to become Ronin — something heavily teased to happen in “Avengers: Endgame” — and Bishop takes up the mantle. Bishop is speculated to appear in “Endgame.”Also Read: 'High Fidelity' Series Starring Zoe Kravitz Moves From Disney+ to HuluRenner is one of the original members of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers” roster, and the only one to not get his own standalone project. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is getting her own standalone film, which is being directed by Cate Shortland. Renner last appeared in 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War,” but will return in “Endgame.”The series for Disney+ will all be produced by Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige, instead of Marvel TV, which is behind ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and the former Netflix shows like “Daredevil” and “Luke Cage.”Disney+ will be formally unveiled Thursday during an investor event at the company’s Burbank-California studios.Variety first reported the news of the “Hawkeye” series.Read original story ‘Hawkeye’ Series With Jeremy Renner in Development at Disney+ At TheWrap
“Big Sick” star Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to star in Marvel’s “The Eternals,” which focuses on a group of ancient human beings, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Details about Nanjiani’s character is being kept under wraps.“The Rider” director Chloe Zhao will direct the film. Matthew and Ryan Firpo (“Ruin”) are writing the script. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige is producing.Created by comic legend Jack Kirby in 1976, the Eternals are a race of ancient human beings created a million years ago by the cosmic entities known as the Celestials.Also Read: Angelina Jolie in Talks to Join Marvel's 'The Eternals' for Superhero DebutAccording to ComicVine, the Celestials accelerated the evolution of a handful of subjects and gave them the genetic potential to mentally manipulate limited quantities of cosmic energy, as well as other superhuman traits.The story will focus on the female Eternal known as Sersi, (no, not the character on “Game of Thrones”), several insiders have told TheWrap. Angelina Jolie is currently in talks for the role.“We have started working on what are the films post-phase 3,” Feige previously told TheWrap, referencing the forthcoming fourth part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s slate of movies after the wind-down of franchises based on the original Avengers.Nanjiani recently earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing “The Big Sick” with wife Emily Gordon. Nanjiani will next be seen in Sony’s “Men in Black: International,” which is set to open June 14, and action comedy “Stuber,” which Disney/Fox will open July 12.Nanjiani is repped by UTA, Mosaic and Schreck Rose.Marvel had no comment.The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Read original story Kumail Nanjiani in Talks to Star in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’ At TheWrap
"Avengers: Endgame" could assemble one of the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time when it hits theaters on April 26. The latest Marvel adventure is on pace for a debut between $200 million and $250 million, according to early tracking. If estimates hold, it will join its predecessor, "Avengers: Infinity War," as one of […]
With Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh already cast, Rachel Weisz of "The Favourite" and David Harbour of "Stranger Things" are in line to board the "Black Widow" origin story. Rachel Weisz is in talks to play a "key role" in the standalone Marvel Cinematic Universe movie "Black Widow," which revolves around Scarlett Johansson's ex-KGB character from a host of "Iron Man," "Captain America" and "Avengers" movies.
'Avengers: Endgame' tops 'Star Wars,' breaks previous pre-sale record originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com"Avengers: Endgame" tickets went on sale Tuesday and just like Thanos' famous snap, they were gone just like that. But way more than half.Fandango is reporting that "Endgame" has broken its pre-sale records, topping the previous holder, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."(MORE: New 'Avengers: Endgame' trailer features Captain Marvel, the battle to beat Thanos)Guess the force is strong with Earth's mightiest heroes. ...
Lego's expert team of builders is just as excited for the arrival of Avengers: Endgame as the rest of us are, and to prove it they've created a Marvel masterpiece entirely out of Lego bricks.In honor of the upcoming Avengers film -- and in celebration of the recently released box office hit, Captain Marvel -- a few talented Lego builders set out to create a life-sized model of Brie Larson's character, Captain Marvel.Image: legoThe model reportedly took a whopping 165 hours to build, and it's made from an impressive 17,661 Lego bricks. According to Lego, the super statue stands at 5 feet, 7 inches tall -- Larson's actual height.SEE ALSO: 'Avengers: Endgame' will be Marvel's longest movie everOver the years Lego builders have gone all out to celebrate fan favorite super hero characters, building life-sized models of Thor, The Flash, and more. And in case that wasn't enough hype, Lego's also debuted five building sets inspired by Avengers: Endgame. The sets below are currently available for purchase. Avengers Legos, assemble! * Captain America: Outriders Attack * War Machine Buster * Iron Man Hall of Armor * Avengers Ultimate Quinjet * Avengers Compound BattleWhile we impatiently count down until the movie hits theaters on April 26, at least we have a new trailer and this Lego timelapse to watch on repeat.Stay strong, Marvel fans. The wait is almost over. WATCH: 'Captain Marvel' brings in $750 million globally
"Tom Holland gets his lines and that’s it," co-director Joe Russo at the "Avengers: Endgame" Indian Anthem event.
Latest sneak peek finds heroes hopping though space (and time) in hopes of avenging their fallen friends.
Lego, Hasbro, Funko and more unveil Marvel-themed merchandise that contain key plot points from hugely anticipated superhero sequel.
New high-tech ride joins Iron Man attraction as Disney taps into its superhero roster for theme parks.
New image, coming two days after 32 character posters of the living and the dusted, shows several of the "dead" heroes as ghostly silhouettes.
With one month to go until "Avengers: Endgame," Marvel Studios has just reminded fans what — and who — is at stake in the final chapter of this version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Brie Larson's "Captain Marvel" continues to do heroic business. In its latest box office milestone, the female-fronted superhero tentpole zoomed past $900 million in ticket sales worldwide. "Captain Marvel" brought in a mighty $87 million globally this weekend, including $52 million from international territories. It has now generated $589 million overseas for a global haul […]
Some want an MCU buddy film starring the female supers, while others are looking to ship the popular characters.
Superhero star explains why he stood up for Brie Larson, says there's no rivalry between Marvel blockbuster and upcoming DC release.