CANDYMAN Director Is Heading To The MCU With CAPTAIN MARVEL 2

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This is major news even while the world waits to see her remake of CANDYMAN it has just been announced that Nia DaCosta will take over the directing reigns for Marvel Studios CAPTAIN MARVEL 2.

DaCosta takes over for Anne Bowden and Ryan Fleck, who directed the first pic to massive box office success which stars Brie Larson as the former Air Force Pilot turned Kree Warrior turned Avenger.  Marvel is known for switching up its directors on its popular franchises like THOR, IRON MAN and CAPTAIN AMERICA to give the next installment a fresh voice, and had been meeting with candidates for the past couple of months.

Megan McDonnell, a staff writer on the Marvel-based series WandaVision, penned the script for the Captain Marvel sequel. DaCosta is said to have had the edge over other directors that met with Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige.

DaCosta has been on the rise since directing the critically acclaimed indie film LITTLE WOODS. The world is yet to see her retelling of  CANDYMAN as its release was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There’s A Clip Of Superman In The Black Suit For JUSTICE LEAGUE

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As the anticipation continues to build for the arrival of the Synder cut of JUSTICE LEAGUE on HBO Max, fans where treated to a new clip thanks to director Zack Synder via JusticeCon.

We have seen behind the scenes shots of both the suit and Henry Cavill in it but now we have a bit of the film to go along with it. In the scene apparently we are seeing the first interaction between the Man of Steel and Bruce Wayne’s guardian, confidant and butler, Alfred played by Jeremy Irons.

There is not honestly much much here to dissect but be sure as more bits and pieces are revealed you will be able to hear about it here.

SPIDER-MAN FAR FROM HOME Sequel Delayed To December 2021

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In another day filled with theatrical release push backs the much anticipated SPIDER- MAN FAR FROM HOME sequel has once again fallen victim to the new slate dates.

Even though the change isnt as bad as others, the film has moved from November 5, 2021 to December 17,2021. Sony announced the move on Thursday night after a shakeup of Disney’s film slate was unveiled earlier in the day. The “Far From Home” sequel will take the spot formerly held by “Avatar 2,” which was pushed back a year to Dec. 16, 2022.

Just in case you need a reminder the third film with Tom Holland’s version of Spider-Man was originally supposed to hit theaters on July 16, 2021 but due to the coronavirus pandemic was pushed back earlier this year in April.

Sony Pictures noted that the latest delay was only part of the domestic release calendar, leaving its international release in question.

 

THE NEW MUTANTS SDCC @ HOME Panel

THE NEW MUTANTS panel is moderated by Ira Madison III and brought to everyone via IGN.

Ira introduces first director Josh Boone and then the rest of the cast Maisie Williams, Anna Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Henry Zaga and Blu Hunt.  The cast was first introduced to their characters in emoji form which can be activated via twitter using hashtags.

They are later joined by Bill Sienkiewicz, Eisner award winning artist who was responsible for the art of the characters which we have found out is heavily referenced throughout the movie. He thanks Josh Boone and the cast for their creativity.

When asked by ira about the inspiration for the film and the curse of the Demon Bear, Josh Boone said that he had finished making THE FAULT IN THEIR STARS and always loved the demon bear run in the new mutants. He had been a fan and it stuck out. He talks about how he used to sit with a stack and reading them back in his apartment in LA knowing one day he would make it.

Maisie Williams says she is in love with the fan base from the superhero roles when asked about coming from one massive franchise fan base to another.

Anna Taylor-Joy was asked about excelling at playing misunderstood characters how was it being a more domineering character and how fun was it doing the action scenes. “Yeah big time. Magik was the first character i had that stomped into a room I’ve never experienced that.”

Fans along with contests to enter to win amazing posters were treated to the AMAZING opening scene of the film itself.

Though it was believed that an announcement would have been made about the films instant arrival on streaming, it was instead announced about another contests for fans to attend an advanced screening and the film is still slated for a theatrical release on August 28th of this year.

Check out the full panel below.

 

THE NEW MUTANTS Has New Hashtags. Could A Surprise Release Be Next?

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THE NEW MUTANTS has is panel at this years SDCC @ Home and while there is many speculation that is to come namely will the film be officially released after the panel on Disney Plus but something new has arisen.

There are now official New Mutants hashtags on Twitter. Each includes its own emoji (even though not shown in this picture)

Stay tuned here for more information as it drops from SDCC@HOME

The Mad Titan Podcast – Episode 68

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In the midst what seems to be a slow news week but loaded with a lot more, the resident super villain, Jay Washington is back with the 68th episode of THE MAD TITAN PODCAST.

This go round Jay brings back one of his good stand up comedian homies and giant nerd friends as well. Comedian B.T. Kingsley.

Jay & B.T  talk showrunners not being able to have their full vision revealed for characters, Changing comic book origins for tv and film adaptations , what we want out of the DC film universe and BT drops a theory so wild that Jay way STILL BE THINKING ABOUT IT.

Get your emails to the Mad Titan email madtitanpodcast@gmail.com and calls from the hotline 818-276-6947. BE SURE TO LIKE SHARE and SUBSCRIBE to the podcast.

THE NEW MUTANTS Are Coming To Comic-con At Home

All hope may not yet be lost for the final film under the 20th Century Fox X-MEN franchise. According to a press release from Walt Disney Studios, at this year’s Comic-con at home we will be getting a special look at THE NEW MUTANTS from a panel with writer/director Josh Boone along with stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt and Henry Zaga.  The panel will be moderated by Ira Madison III, will debut on July 23, 2020.

Along with this news, we were also treated to a new special look at the film.

Check it out below

 

The Mad Titan Podcast – Episode 66

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No you are not listening to the wrong show, the resident super villain Jay Washington is here with his BLERDS N THE HOOD co-host, the swaggy blerd, Winston A. Marshall for the sixty-sixth episode of The Mad Titan Podcast.

Jay & Winston  breaks down all of the happenings in the Marvel and DC live action and cinematic universes including, Anthony Mackie calls out Marvel, Shang-Chi is about to start back filming, Zatanna is getting a movie and Cyborg expresses his issues and so much more.

They also take emails from the Mad Titan email madtitanpodcast@gmail.com and calls from the hotline 818-276-6947. BE SURE TO LIKE SHARE and SUBSCRIBE to the podcast.

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JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Calls Out Joss Whedon For On-Set Behavior

It seems that JUSTICE LEAGUE star, Ray Fisher has more to get off of his cybernetic chest than just what he tweeted a day prior. Fisher who plays Cyborg in the film recently retracted his support of theatrical director, Joss Whedon, who stepped in to replace director Zack Snyder after the unfortunate death of his daughter.

It is no secret that many of Fisher’s scenes in the superhero team up film were cut and eventually plans for his solo film were scrapped. But as of today more has come out why Fisher has retracted his support.

In a tweet this morning Fisher with further with describing the treatment he experienced with Whedon on-set. He says, “Joss Whedon’s on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional and completely unacceptable. He was enabled, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Accountability>Entertainment.”

It also needs to be mentioned that yesterday he praised director/writer Zack Snyder and co-writer Chris Terrio.

Many fans blame Whedon for the theatrical box office flop of the film. Claiming his “butchered Snyder’s vision” while “changing it to his own”. We are going to see the full vision in which Snyder envisioned when the Snyder Cut version of JUSTICE LEAGUE is released on HBO Max in May of 2021.

DC FanDome Is Coming This August

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With San Diego Comic Con not occurring PHYSICALLY this year (there will still be San Diego Comic Con at Home) due to COVID-19 many fans have been left wondering how would they find out breaking and upcoming news on many of their favorite comic books, comic book movies an television show. Well with the emergence of the virtual comic con phase, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have thrown their hat into the race.

Introducing the DC FAN DOME A GLOBAL EXPERIENCE. 

A MEGA, 24-HOUR, IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL FAN EXPERIENCE WHICH BRINGS THE UNIVERSE OF DC TO LIFE AND FEATURES THE STARS, FILMMAKERS AND CREATORS BEHIND ITS BIGGEST FILMS, TV SERIES, GAMES AND COMICS

Join fans from all 7 continents for the largest gathering of talent,
announcements and content reveals in the history of DC

On Saturday, August 22, starting at 10 a.m. PDT, Warner Bros. will welcome fans everywhere into the DC FanDome—a free virtual fan experience where no badge is required.

Imagine all the Super Heroes and Super-Villains you’ve ever loved finally coming together in one place to celebrate DC’s past, present and future. Accessible for 24 hours at DCFanDome.com, the global event will immerse fans into the DC Multiverse, with new announcements from WB Games, Film and TV, and comics, as well as an unprecedented opportunity to hear from the casts and creators behind your favorite feature films and TV series, including: AquamanThe BatmanBatwomanBlack AdamBlack LightningDC Super Hero GirlsDC’s Legends of TomorrowDC’s StargirlDoom PatrolThe FlashHarley Quinnthe SnyderCut of Justice LeagueLuciferPennyworthSHAZAM!The Suicide SquadSupergirlSuperman & LoisTeen Titans GO!TitansWatchmenYoung Justice: Outsiders and, coming this fall to theaters worldwide, Wonder Woman 1984.

The DC FanDome is the place to hear highly anticipated announcements and the latest news, see exclusive footage, and venture into themed worlds designed to entertain everyone from movie and TV superfans to gamers and readers, to families and kids. With special presentations to engage fans in every time zone across the globe, you’ll have the opportunity to have an experience that’s all your own. Inside this virtual world, fans will also get access to localized events, featuring the faces and voices from countries around the world in their local language. No matter where you live, your age or your level of fandom, there is something for you.

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This is going to be super exciting and we here can’t wait to experience it.

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