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How ‘Ms. Marvel’ Embodies the Essence of Teendom, as MCU Tees Up Young Avengers

“Superheroes don’t need chaperones,” Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) huffs in the finale episode of Ms. Marvel. Her older brother Aamir (Saagar Shaikh) has arrived on the scene at the final standoff against the Department of Damage Control to watch out for Kamala and her friends, at the request of their mother. It’s a line that […]

Marvel’s ‘Eternals,’ ‘Hawkeye’ Earn Recognition for Disability Representation (Exclusive)

Marvel Studios has received another honor, thanks to two of its superheroes. Chloe Zhao’s Eternals and Disney+ series Hawkeye have each earned the Seal of Authentic Representation from the Ruderman Family Foundation, which advocates for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The Seal recognizes movies and television shows that feature actors with […]

‘Mayor of Kingstown,’ ‘The Game,’ ‘SEAL Team’ Renewed at Paramount+

Paramount+ executives came armed with news for their first, albeit virtual, presentation to the Television Critics Association on Tuesday. Nicole Clemens and Tanya Giles, meeting the press corps for the first time since respectively taking over as head of scripted originals and programming chief at the streamer, announced renewals for three of the expanded service’s […]

‘Hawkeye’ Hits Series High in Streaming Rankings for Finale Week

The finale of Hawkeye on Disney+ helped drive the show’s biggest viewing tally in the week of Dec. 20-26. Netflix’s The Witcher, meanwhile, grew in the week after its second season premiered and remained far and away the most watched title in Nielsen’s streaming rankings. Hawkeye recorded 938 million minutes of viewing time during Christmas […]

‘Lost in Space’ Stays on Top of Streaming Charts

The final season of Lost in Space drove the Netflix series to the top of the streaming rankings for the second consecutive week. The sci-fi show was the only title in Nielsen’s streaming charts for Dec. 6-12 to top a billion minutes of viewing time. Lost in Space recorded 1.02 billion minutes for its 28 […]

‘Hawkeye’ Star Vincent D’Onofrio on Kingpin’s Return and Two-Hour Calls With Charlie Cox

[The following interview contains spoilers for Hawkeye’s finale and Spider-Man: No Way Home.] On Wednesday, Christmas came early for fans of the Marvel Netflix series Daredevil as Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk made his long-awaited MCU debut on Hawkeye. Fisk’s appearance has been teased the entire season, culminating in a photographic cliff-hanger on last week’s […]

‘Hawkeye’ Directors Bert and Bertie on ‘No Way Home’ Reference and Setting Up the Finale

[This story contains spoilers through episode five of Hawkeye.] When Marvel Studios made its first foray into streaming with WandaVision earlier this year, its creators touted the opportunity to explore characters in ways not possible in the runtime of a film. With Hawkeye episode five, that proved particularly true thanks to a ten-minute scene in […]

‘Hawkeye’ Star Hailee Steinfeld on “Heartbreaking” Revelation and Working With Florence Pugh

[The following interview contains spoilers for Hawkeye episode five.] With Hawkeye‘s finale right around the corner, Hailee Steinfeld is opening up about the most significant moments to this point. In the show’s fifth and most recent episode, “Ronin,” Kate has a long-awaited sit-down with Florence Pugh‘s Yelena Belova, who reveals her intent to kill Clint […]

How ‘Hawkeye’ Could Set Up Season 2 and a New Avengers Team

[This story contains spoilers through Hawkeye episode five.] Secrets are revealed, betrayals are made, arrows are shot, and the Big Man looms over it all. The penultimate episode of Hawkeye, “Ronin,” directed by Bert & Bertie, and written by Jenna Noel Frazier, wastes no time getting to revelations that fans have been speculating about the […]

‘Hawkeye’ Directors Bert and Bertie on Episode 4’s Reveal and ‘Echo’ Series Involvement

[The following interview contains spoilers for episodes three and four of Hawkeye.] Bert and Bertie, the collective name for Amber Templemore-Finlayson and Katie Ellwood’s director duo, knew the responsibility they shared in introducing Alaqua Cox‘s deaf superhero, Maya “Echo” Lopez, to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So Bert and Bertie leaned on the Native American actor […]

‘Black Widow’ Post-Credit Scene Was Kept Secret From ‘Hawkeye’ Team (At First)

[This story contains spoilers for Hawkeye episode four.] The final moments of Black Widow featured a surprise for audiences — and as it turns out, even the writing staff of Hawkeye didn’t know about it at first. In Black Widow’s mid-credits scene, Yelena, the breakout character played by Florence Pugh, was put on the trail […]

‘Hawkeye’ Star Fra Fee on ‘Rogers: The Musical’ Envy and Waiting for the ‘Echo’ Call

Hawkeye star Fra Fee may have “accidentally” taken a tracksuit home with him from set, but he’s still protecting the fourth live-action MCU series’ many secrets with glee. The Irish actor and singer plays Kazi, Maya “Echo” Lopez’s (Alaqua Cox) top lieutenant in the Tracksuit Mafia. While Fee won’t reveal if the Tracksuit Mafia answers […]