Disney pushes ‘Mulan’ to July 24, ‘Black Widow’ to Nov. 6

2+ Following the announcement in March that several titles would be delayed due to the global health crisis, The Walt Disney Studios today announced updates to its upcoming release schedule. Disney’s Mulan is now slated to open on July 24, 2020, with Disney’s Jungle Cruise moving to July 30, 2021; while Marvel Studios’ Black Widow will arrive in theaters on November … Continue reading “Disney pushes ‘Mulan’ to July 24, ‘Black Widow’ to Nov. 6”

‘Black Widow’ pushes release date, ‘MI:7’ resumes

2+ Count Black Widow as the latest major tentpole film to push back its release date. According to Variety, the first and last solo outing for Scarlett Johansson’s Fallen Avenger will be rescheduled for a later date. This is not surprising given the seriousness of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic engulfing the world. The Disney/Marvel Studios film … Continue reading “‘Black Widow’ pushes release date, ‘MI:7’ resumes”

‘Black Widow’ faces choices in final trailer

2+ “At some point we all have to choose between what the world wants you to be and who you are.”  Marvel Studios has now shared the final trailer for Black Widow – which is indeed sticking with its original release date despite other tentpole films such as James Bond: No Time to Die pushing back their … Continue reading “‘Black Widow’ faces choices in final trailer”

Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’

2+ This was an unexpected treat for the holidays. Like getting a Christmas Bonus. Long expected to be attached to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Marvel Studios without warning has released the first teaser trailer for Black Widow! F*ck yeah! I was a bit skeptical when I heard the first film … Continue reading “Scar Jo kills in first Marvel trailer for ‘Black Widow’”

‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release

1+ While Marvel Studios sorts out the Spider-man debacle between it and Sony, the production company still has lots of big news to announce at D23, being held this weekend in Anaheim. This time it was director Ryan Coogler who got to drop the news. Black Panther II, the sequel to the 2018 cultural phenomenon, … Continue reading “‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release”

“Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms

1+ Wakanda! It’s official, Black Panther is king. At least for now. As the Marvel epic begins its awards run (it will get nominated for Best Picture in 2019 heard it here first), there is no better place to start than the fun and always spontaneous MTV Movie and TV Awards. Noms for this year … Continue reading ““Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms”

U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21

1+ In response to the recent changes in the upcoming theatrical release schedule, Cineworld, parent company of Regal, today announced that its theatres will begin to reopen U.S. locations on Friday, August 21. Theaters originally shut down nationwide in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, opening in the U.S. on Thursday, September 3, … Continue reading “U.S. Regal Cinemas to reopen August 21”

Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’

1+ The summer “Blockbuster Season” is officially lost. As COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, forcing cities to restrict openings and keep theaters closed, Disney has been forced to shuffle its release window for the next few years, affecting 2020 films including the highly-anticipated Mulan. The live-action version of Mulan has been postponed indefinitely … Continue reading “Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’”

Data reveals world’s favorite female superheroes

1+ We’re all stoked to see female superheroes finally getting the recognition they all deserve. From Captain Marvel’s incredible power to Wonder Woman’s remarkable strength and love of humanity, each of these heroines bring something unique to the comic world.  Ahead of the female superhero films scheduled to be released, both have been delayed – … Continue reading “Data reveals world’s favorite female superheroes”

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ comes to TNT

2+ It feels like a lifetime since we have seen a new Marvel film. Of course Marvel’s Black Widow was scheduled to have been released last month, but was pushed to November due to the shutdown caused by the coronavirus COVID-19. But one of the best films to ever come out of the Marvel camp … Continue reading “‘Avengers: Infinity War’ comes to TNT”

Comic-Con to hold online event from July 22 – 26

1+ THWAP! Take that Coronavirus. The virus which has acted like Kryptonite to the entire world can’t stop San Diego Comic-Con from happening. The annual convention for all things superhero and genre has announced plans for this summer’s Comic-Con@Home. The event will take place July 22-26, 2020 and here is the big news. It’s FREE. … Continue reading “Comic-Con to hold online event from July 22 – 26”

Florence Pugh on why she was scared to join the MCU

2+ The Geek loves himself some Florence Pugh. Whether she is terrifying us in something like Midsommer or delighting us with her Academy Award-nominated role in Little Women, she is a talent to behold. So imagine The Geek’s sheer joy when he found out she would play Scarlett Johansson’s sister in Black Widow, the first … Continue reading “Florence Pugh on why she was scared to join the MCU”

UPDATED: Margot Robbie, Thandie Newton, Florence Pugh join Zoë Bell in “Boss Bitch Challenge”

1+ Last month, our sister publication Reel Chicago reported on an outstanding viral video created by the Chicago Stunt Community. Inspired by stuntman Aaron Toney, (Avengers: Infinity War/End Game and Black Panther), to create a “worldwide fight,” Chicago stuntman Shawn Bernal (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Jungle Cruise, Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), Bad Boys for Life) corralled his brothers and … Continue reading “UPDATED: Margot Robbie, Thandie Newton, Florence Pugh join Zoë Bell in “Boss Bitch Challenge””

Oscars will consider streaming films for 2021

1+ Netflix and Hulu will be ecstatic. It’s no secret that the current coronavirus COVID-10 pandemic has shut down the film and TV industries. Now, comes word that the theatrical closures have forced the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to consider loosening the rules around which films qualify for Oscars in 2021. Today, … Continue reading “Oscars will consider streaming films for 2021”

‘Spider-man III,’ ‘Dr. Strange’ and ‘Thor’ dates moved

1+ THWAP! With film production at a standstill and no realistic return date in sight, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have finally made the decision to move back Jon Watts’ upcoming Spider-Man threequel  from July 16, 2021 to November 5, 2021. The return of Tom Holland as the web-slinger, will now replace Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse … Continue reading “‘Spider-man III,’ ‘Dr. Strange’ and ‘Thor’ dates moved”

Zoë Kravitz’s still training as Catwoman in lockdown

2+ Call her, “Krav-woman.” Zoë Kravitz (The Batman) has previously detailed her infamous training regime to prepare for the role of Catwoman in Matt Reeves‘ upcoming The Batman, and now that production on the movie has temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the actress says she is doing her best to stay in supervillain … Continue reading “Zoë Kravitz’s still training as Catwoman in lockdown”

Disney+ censors Daryl Hannah’s butt in ‘Splash’

3+ One of Tom Hanks early hits, that put him on the map, was the 1984 romantic fantasy Splash. The comedy also helped solidify Ron Howard as an amazing director and John Candy as a comedy legend. The classic about a man falling in love with a mermaid, contains a couple of shots of Daryl … Continue reading “Disney+ censors Daryl Hannah’s butt in ‘Splash’”

Jenny Milkowski, Media Queen, Taco Lover

4+ Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Jenny Milkowski is a … Continue reading “Jenny Milkowski, Media Queen, Taco Lover”