Disney CEO Confirms "Slowdown" on STAR WARS Movie Releases

When Disney first acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, the studio made plans to release a Star Wars movie every year, beginning in 2015. However, that plan has led to concerns of franchise fatigue, and it has manifested in the lackluster performance of this year's Solo: A Star Wars Story. Since then, Lucasfilm has been mum on future franchise plans, but now we have a hint of what's to come...or when, more accurately.

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that there will be a "slowdown" for releasing future Star Wars movies. While the studio will absolutely keep making these movies, there will be more caution about when they will be released. "I made the timing decision, and as I look back, I think the mistake that I made - I take the blame - was a little too much, too fast. You can expect some slowdown, but that doesn't mean we're not going to make films. J.J. [Abrams] is busy making [Episode] IX. We have creative entities, including [Game of Th…

DAREDEVIL Season 3 Gets a Premiere Date and Teaser

Netflix has begun promotion for the third season of Marvel's Daredevil. Today, the network released a new teaser, and it reveals the season's premiere date. Thankfully, it'll be here much sooner than expected.

Daredevil season three will be available on Friday, October 19th. This marks a little over a month after the last Marvel Netflix installment, Iron Fist season two, making it the shortest time span in between seasons.

The new trailer teases Matt Murdock's return as the Devil of Hell's Kitchen, and he's back in the original black costume. We also have a new poster, teasing the season's darker tone. Check them out below, and stay tuned for more as we have it.

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ABC Moving Forward with Marvel Show About Female Superheroes from WONDER WOMAN Writer

Marvel TV has been growing bigger and bigger every year, but it originally began on ABC with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in 2013. Since then, the two have collaborated on Agent Carter and Inhumans, which were both short-lived, while Freeform has Cloak and Dagger. But ABC has talked about bringing in a new Marvel series soon, specifically with a female lead. And now, it's moving forward.

Wonder Woman writer Allan Heinberg is developing an untitled Marvel series for ABC, which has given it a production commitment. The show is about female superheroes in the Marvel Universe, and it is expected to focus on lesser-known characters. No word on who exactly those characters are, but the sky's the limit. In addition to writing, Heinberg is producing with Marvel TV's Jeph Loeb.

This move comes as Marvel is increasing its lineup of female-led properties, both on film and television. Netflix's Jessica Joneshas been a big hit, while a Scarlet Witchseries is in the works at Disney Play. …

AMC Plans to Expand THE WALKING DEAD Universe with Movies and More TV Shows

AMC's cornerstone series, The Walking Dead, is getting ready enter its ninth season, which will say goodbye to lead man Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). Meanwhile, spinoff series Fear the Walking Dead is nearing the end of its fourth season, with season five on the way. AMC has been vocal about continuing this franchise for at least the next decade, and now, we have word on how the network is planning to do that.

A new report by Bloombergreveals that AMC is planning multiple new TV shows, as well as movies, set in The Walking Dead universe. The networks wants to have a partner (maybe a streaming service?) to create several movies that could spin off into new shows. At least one series will take place in another country. Scott Gimple, chief creative officer of the current two shows, will oversee development.

This move comes as AMC wants to continue pushing its biggest series, which has consistently ranked as one of the highest-rated shows and has spawned a hit talk show, Talking Dead

Bryan Singer in Talks to Direct New RED SONJA Movie

Filmmaker Bryan Singer's public image has been tarnished in recent years, following multiple sexual assault allegations and being fired from Bohemian Rhapsody. Despite this, Singer is trying to make a comeback, and he is lining up his next high-profile project.

Singer is in talks to direct Red Sonja, Millennium's new movie starring the comic book heroine. The studio intends to pay Singer "top dollar" for the gig and is (unfortunately) unconcerned with the director's allegations. X-Men: First Class scribe Ashley Miller is writing the script.

Red Sonja was created in the 1970s, as a Conan the Barbarian spinoff. She previously got her own movie in 1985, where she was played by Brigitte Nielsen. A reboot has been in development for years, and this is the latest push towards development.

Singer has a history with comic book adaptations, being one of the main creative forces of the X-Men franchise. He directed the first film, X2, Days of Future Past, and Apocalypse, a…

Marvel Shows Starring Loki, Scarlet Witch and More in Development at Disney Play

Disney has been making some big moves for its streaming service, now titled Disney Play. A live action Star Wars show is in the works, while the platform is bringing back The Clone Warsfor another season. Now, we know about Disney Play's plans for Marvel, and they're pretty big.

According to Variety, Marvel Studios is developing a slate of limited series starring popular characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Loki and Scarlet Witch are among the characters who will get their own shows. These will also bring back the original actors, so Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen will reprise their roles. Each series will run for 6-8 episodes, while they are expected to have big budgets.

Marvel has been expanding the MCU on television before, with shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Netflix slate. But while those shows fall under Jeph Loeb's Marvel TV banner, the Disney Play shows will be directly developed by Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige. Also, these shows will foc…

Warner Bros. Announces Full Cast and Start of Production for JOKER

We got a first look at Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Joaquin Phoenix in Warner Bros.' Joker movie recently, and now, the studio has formally announced the start of production.

The press release confirms the film's stacked supporting cast, including Robert De Niro and Zazie Beetz. Additionally, Brett Cullen has signed on to replace Alec Baldwin as Thomas Wayne, while Bradley Cooper is producing alongside director Todd Phillips.

Check out the full press release below, and stay tuned for more as we have it.

(September 17, 2018 – Burbank, CA) – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Joker, starring Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips.Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a grit…

Killmonger is Getting His Own Prequel Comic From Bryan Edward Hill

I am Killmonger No one's perfect But no one's worthless We ain't deserving of everything Heaven and Earth is But word is, good - Paramedic!, Kendrick Lamar feat. SOB X RBE
When Black Panther hit theaters last February, audiences werecaptivated by the man, the myth, the legend, Michael B. Jordan Erik Killmonger.

Killmonger was a hit with viewers because his moral center and ideals challenged the hero in a direct way. He was wrong when he was right, just when he was unjust, and flawed where he had been failed, and Jordan sold that arc with genuine gravitas and pathos (if it sounds like I'm stanning for that Oscars campaign, you're darn right).

So it's with great excitement that Marvel announced a new prequel comic series written by Bryan Edward Hill, with art by Juan Ferreyra. The 4 issue series is set to drop this December. Hill is a rising star in the writing world, having written for Marvel, DC, and Top Cow, and most recently on Ash vs Evil Dead and the upcoming Ti…

Live-Action Avatar: The Last Airbender Reboot In The Works At Netflix

A live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series is in the works at Netflix with the original series creators involved.

After the massive disappointment that was 2010's The Last Airbender, it seemed like it would only be a pipe dream (or really a total and utter nightmare) that we would get a sequel let alone a franchise. Fans of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon from the mid-2000s have been clamoring for a more accurate live-action take on the source material, and now it looks like they will finally get their wish.

Netflix has announced that a live-action series is in development. Deadline reports that the new series will be made in partnership with Nickelodeon and that original series creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko will be both executive producing the series and serving as showrunners.

Are you excited for a new live-action Avatar: The Last Airbender series on Netflix? Or do you think that they should just let the property be? Let us know in the comments below or tweet …

CAPTAIN MARVEL Goes Higher, Faster, Further in First Official Trailer and Teaser Poster

All rise for the Cap.

Carol Danvers has made her splash in the first official trailer for Captain Marvel, the latest entry in the MCU. The trailer gives us our first good look at the plot, characters, and "Blockbuster" 90's setting. From the look of things, directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are going for a retro throwback, comic accurate look that should excite as we gear up for Avengers 4.

Marvel also released a teaser poster for the film, depicting Carol in full uniform.

Captain Marvel flies into theaters March 8th, 2019, and stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, Mckenna Grace, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

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