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Mondo Debuts Black Panther Collectible Pint Glass from Francesco Francavilla Want to get your drink on Black Panther style ahead of the upcoming release of the Marvel Studios film? Mondo has you covered with a new Black Panther pint glass featuring art by superstar artist Francesco Francavilla. The Italian comic book artist who helped revolutionize Archie Comics as the artist of Afterlife with Archie along with other accomplishments too numerous to list here has prior experience with the Panther, drawing the series Black Panther: The Man Without Fear with writer David Liss back in 2010.

Photo of White-Looking Black Panther Pin Sparks Uproar On Twitter There are several defining characteristics of T’Challa, the superhero more commonly known as Black Panther. He’s the ruler of the African nation of Wakanda. As the holder of the Black Panther mantle, he’s been granted superhuman abilities and a vibranium suit that makes him mostly invulnerable to conventional weapons. And he’s black. That’s pretty important.

As you surely know by now, Justice League didn’t do so hot at the box office. In fact, its modest $227 million domestic haul was just outgrossed by Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle this weekend. That’s right, one of the biggest superhero tentpoles of 2017 was just beaten by a (hugely entertaining) rebootquel of a moderately-beloved children’s movie. And Warner Bros. knows they have to do something to save the ailing DC Extended Universe. They’ve shaken up their executive structure and hired a new DC Films president.

Michael Peña Confirms Possibility of a Third Movie in the Ant-Man Series There’s so many movies coming out this summer that it’s sometimes hard to keep track of it all. We have all have tunnel vision until about May, and we can’t see much beyond that — mostly because we haven’t seen much in the way of footage from the latter movies coming out this year. As Marvel fans, we are looking to February (Black Panther) and May (Avengers: Infinity War) — but Ant-Man and the Wasp comes out this July, as well.

X-Men franchise producer Lauren Shuler Donner expresses excitement to work alongside Kevin Feige once again by bringing the mutant superhero team into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She and her husband and Superman: The Movie director Richard Donner both own The Donner Company, under which she has developed and produced every installment in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men franchise – including the TV shows Legion and The Gifted – since Bryan Singer’s 2000 X-Men film.

Now on Blu-ray: A Merry BLACK CHRISTMAS To The UK From 101 Films Several years before John Carpenter struck gold with his low budget marvel Halloween, Canadian journeyman Bob Clark created the template for what would become known as the slasher film with 1974's Black Christmas. This horror film was among the first to follow the now familiar pattern of the slasher genre that went on to dominate early '80s horror cinema. Black Christmas utilized the unseen killer knocking off nubile coeds in their sorority house one at a time in search of vengeance for some unknown slight committed against him.

Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot Talks James Cameron and Reading Positive Reviews Entertainment Weekly recently named Gal Gadot as one of the Entertainers of the Year, and they sat down for an interview. One of the things they asked her about was her reaction when the embargo for reviews came down. There was no precedent for this movie, and the lingering knowledge that if it failed it wouldn’t just speak badly for the DC Extended Universe, but for female leads, female-centric stories, and female directors.

PGA Awards Show Wide Open Oscar Field, ‘Wonder Woman’ Shines By Max Covill For only the second time in PGA history, two films directed by women are up for the big award. Following the WGA award nominations yesterday, The Producers Guild of American (PGA) have announced their award nominations for the 29th annual awards show. This is one of the three big guild branches along with the WGA and DGA. If the number of nominations is anything to go by, then the field for best picture is the biggest it has perhaps ever been. For the first time ever, 11 films are up for the biggest award of the night.

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