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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Talks to Star in Marvel Studios Series ‘Wonder Man’

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is making his Marvel. The actor, who is already known to comic book fans as DC’s Black Manta in the Jason Momoa Aquaman movies and for his memorable role in HBO’s Watchmen, is in talks to star in Wonder Man, Marvel’s latest Disney+ series. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings filmmaker […]

‘Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’ to Be Directed by ‘Shang-Chi’ Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton (Exclusive)

Since the climactic wrap-up of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, which closed a chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe known as the Infinity Saga and grossed almost $2.8 billion worldwide, Marvel Studios has focused on introducing new heroes and pushing ahead with sequels starring some of its top characters. But as revealed by Kevin Feige at Marvel’s […]

Marvel Developing ‘Wonder Man’ Series With Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Guest (Exclusive)

Wonder Man is the latest Marvel superhero to get the screen treatment. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton has teamed up with Andrew Guest, a writer-producer on comedies such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Community, to tackle a live-action series featuring the longtime Marvel character. Guest will serve as head […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Team on Their Emotional Journey and Continuing the Story

Simu Liu is normally a gregarious presence on set. So it stood out when the actor fell silent in between takes on the Australian set of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Liu was about to shoot one of his most challenging moments, in which his titular character confesses to his best friend, […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel in the Works With Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton is staying in the Marvel fold, with the filmmaker signing an overall deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective. The deal allows him to produce projects for television for both. Cretton is also developing a sequel to Shang-Chi, the well-regarded superhero movie […]

Netflix Partners With Tribeca Studios, Gold House for Film Fellowship Program

Netflix unveiled the Future Gold Film Fellowship program on Tuesday, a partnership with Tribeca Studios and Gold House that will highlight talented directors in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.  Tribeca Studios and a panel of industry leaders, including creators and actors such as Jon M. Chu, Daniel Dae Kim, Destin Daniel Cretton, Aneesh Chaganty, […]

‘Shang-Chi’s’ Destin Daniel Cretton to Helm ‘American Born Chinese’ for Disney+

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton is staying within the Disney family for his next project. Cretton will direct and executive produce an adaptation of Gene Luen Yang’s graphic novel American Born Chinese for Disney+. The streamer has given a straight to series order for the action comedy, which […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Shang-Chi’ Is First Pic of Pandemic Era to Cross $200M Domestically

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has scored another needed win for the theatrical experience. On Thursday, the Marvel Studios and Disney superhero movie became the first title of the pandemic era to cross $200 million at the North American box office. Shang-Chi received an exclusive theatrical release versus launching simultaneously on the […]

Destin Daniel Cretton on ‘Shang-Chi’ and That Post-Credit Scene Cameo

[The following interview contains spoilers for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.] Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was quite the foray into blockbuster filmmaking for writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton. Shortly after he directed a scene from the hospital room of his newborn baby, Cretton went into self-isolation due to a […]