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Marvel’s ‘Thunderbolts’ Enlists ‘The Bear’ Star Ayo Edebiri

Ayo Edebiri, the breakout actor known for The Bear, has landed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Edebiri is joining the cast of the villain-centric The Thunderbolts, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Edebiri rose to prominence last year with The Bear, the Hulu critical darling set in a high-pressure Chicago sandwich shop. The role of Sydney […]

‘Black Panther 2,’ ‘Ant-Man 3‘ Secure China Release Dates as Beijing Lifts De Facto Ban on Marvel

At long last, Marvel and Walt Disney appear to be getting a break in China. The studio’s superhero tentpoles Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania both have locked down China release dates, ending a de facto three-and-a-half year ban on all Marvel movie releases in the country — a pattern that cost […]

David Dastmalchian Returning for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania ’ As New Character

David Dastmalchian is double dipping in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor, who played Russian ex-con Kurt in Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) is returning for the upcoming Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. However he will not be playing Kurt, and instead is stepping into a new role, a character named Veb. […]

New Trailer for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Shows Dynasty Paul Rudd Is Up Against

Scott Lang looks to have met his match in the latest trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. The preview, which was released during the National College Football Championship game on Monday, featured Marvel’s next chief villain, Kang (Jonathan Majors) taking on Scott (Paul Rudd). Before Scott and his crew are transported to the Quantum […]

How Stuntwoman Jénel Stevens Conquered Fear and the MCU to Reign in ‘The Woman King’

There are two things Jénel Stevens said she wouldn’t do as a stunt performer. They also happen to be her two biggest accomplishments. There’s getting hit by a car while doubling for Gabrielle Union in 2018’s Breaking In, which — while confidence-boosting — “wasn’t my most proud stunt,” she says. That title goes instead to a swan dive […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Trailer Teases the End of an Era for Marvel

The first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 marks the end of an era for Marvel. The film is the final adventure of this iteration of the cosmic team, and it is also a final Marvel bow for James Gunn, who has departed the MCU to take a job as a top executive […]

Marvel Has Found an Answer to So-Called “Fatigue”

Marvel Studios is here to ring in another holiday with The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. It marks the second of Marvel Studios’ newly minted “Marvel Special Presentation” line, following the release of Michael Giacchino’s Werewolf by Night in October. The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, written and directed by James Gunn, once […]

‘The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special’ Review: Disney+’s Delightful Standalone

Marvel's goofiest cosmic heroes stop by Earth in hopes of picking up the perfect present for Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) in a Christmas-themed entry from writer-director James Gunn.

Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Finds New Director With ‘Lovecraft Country’ Helmer Yann Demange

Marvel Studios’ Blade is being unsheathed once more, this time with a whole new creative team. Yann Demange, who directed the pilot of HBO’s boundary-pushing horror series Lovecraft Country, has come aboard to helm the vampire action thriller that still has Mahershala Ali attached to star. Meanwhile, Michael Starrbury, who earned an Emmy nomination for […]

The Heartache and Hope of ‘Wakanda Forever’: Why Ryan Coogler Put the Focus on Chadwick Boseman’s Favorite Character

[This story contains spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.] The weekend before cameras rolled on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, filmmaker Ryan Coogler led a team of about 30 people to Chadwick Boseman’s resting place in South Carolina, where actors and key crew were joined by members of the late star’s family. It was a solemn […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’: Where the Sequel’s Box Office Drop Ranks in the MCU Universe

While some expected Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to earn $70 million or more in its second weekend, the sequel nevertheless held better than any Marvel Cinematic Universe title released in the COVID-19 pandemic era in terms of its percentage drop. Wakanda Forever, from Marvel Studios and Disney, grossed an estimated $67.3 million domestically […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Box Office Leaps Past $400M Globally

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has bounded past the $400 million mark at the global box office before heading into its second weekend. The Marvel Studios and Disney tentpole finished Wednesday with a domestic cume of $213.2 million and an international tally of $187.2 million for a worldwide total of $400.4 million. Wakanda Forever […]