Tessa Thompson says diversity is going to be very important for Kevin Feige and Marvel as they enter the fourth phase of the Cinematic Universe.
So far we know Johansson’s character was born in Russia, and trained to be a super spy in the Red Room.
Director Taika Waititi, who voiced scene-stealing robot IG-11 in “The Mandalorian” and directed the show’s first season finale, is being eyed to develop a “Star Wars” movie. It is not clear if the project is for streaming platform Disney Plus or for theatrical.IG-11 appeared in three episodes this season. Waititi directed the season finale “Chapter 8: The Reckoning,” in which IG-11 heroically sacrificed and self-detonated himself to enabled the Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, and Cara Dune to escape from Moff Gideon and his forces.It is also unknown if the project if the project is separate from the “Star Wars” project being developed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige. Details about that project are not known at this time, but Feige will develop the film alongside Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.Also Read: 'The Mandalorian': Taika Waititi Thinks Fans Should Petition to Bring Back IG-11“Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” was nominated for six Oscars on Monday morning, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Costume Design, Film Editing, Adapted Screenplay and Production Design.Waititi is currently in production on Fox Searchlight’s “Next Goal Wins” about the underdog American Samoa soccer team and will direct the third installment of the “Thor” franchise with Chris Hemsworth this August.The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Representatives for Disney and Lucasfilm did not respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.Read original story Taika Waititi Eyed to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie At TheWrap
Feige hinted that the MCU's first transgender character will appear in this year's blockbuster 'The Eternals'.
'The Rise of Skywalker' brings the main 'Star Wars' saga to an end after more than 40 years, leaving many questions about what comes next.
Marvel TV is winding down. Two months after the division was moved under Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios, the TV-arm of Marvel is ending all of its development plans.Marvel TV will complete all of its projects that are currently in development, which include the final season of ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” that will air next summer, but will not continue beyond that. Those also include the four animated series that are currently in development at Hulu, as well as the live-action “Helstrom.”The integration of Marvel TV under Marvel Studios will include layoffs as a result, both in the immediate future and long term, once development on all current Marvel TV shows is completed. The move effectively shutters the division as it will be absorbed by Marvel Studios — though the Marvel TV name may still continue.Also Read: Kevin Feige Named Chief Creative Officer of MarvelMarvel TV staff, including Karim Zreik, senior vice president of current programming and production and members of his team, will join the Marvel Studios group. Zreik will head up current projects in production. Jeph Loeb, who is exiting as head of Marvel TV in the coming weeks, will remain available during the transition. Marvel Studios is planning its own foray into the small screen with eight different shows for Disney+. Those include “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier,” “WandaVision,” “Loki” and “Hawkeye,” which all star characters from the hugely popular Marvel Cinematic Universe.Earlier this year, Marvel TV signed a large, multi-series animated deal with Hulu, and then a separate agreement with the Disney-owned streamer for a pair of live-action series in “Helstrom” and “Ghost Rider.” Plans for “Ghost Rider” were eventually shelved. The third and final season of “The Runaways” premieres on Hulu this Friday.Loeb spearheaded the initial expansion of the MCU into television with “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Agent Carter.” Marvel TV had an expansive slate on Netflix that included “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage,” “The Punisher” and the team-up series, “The Defenders.” But with Disney launching its own streaming competitor, the two sides ended their four-year creative partnership earlier this year.Read original story Marvel TV to Cut Staff, End Future Development as Unit Moves Under Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios At TheWrap
Holland admitted to being drunk and crying while talking on the phone to Disney CEO Bob Iger about Spider-Man.
Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, has finally broken his silence on Martin Scorsese's comments about the Marvel movie franchise.
Kevin Feige has revealed that MCU fans will need to watch every new series that debuts on Disney+ in order to fully understand its future films.
Marvel executive producer Trinh Tran has confirmed that Kevin Feige will still be involved with MCU despite his recent promotions.
Kevin Feige, the mastermind behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is developing a Star Wars movie for Disney.
Marvel Entertainment had issues with diversity before Kevin Feige and Iger put the team in its place.
A trailer for Marvel's Infinity Saga has been released and it celebrates all 23 films from the Cinematic Universe so far.
Avengers: Endgame director Joe Russo calls Sony's decision to end Marvel relationship and take Spider-Man out of the MCU a huge mistake.
Kristen Stewart has spoken about her sensational comments last week, in which she said she was advised to hide her sexuality in public.
A second gay character has been confirmed for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, by studio boss Kevin Feige.