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Finding Black Panther: Why Marvel’s African Superhero Matters Now More Than Ever You don’t know me, but picture this: a smallish black boy, aged anywhere between 7 years old and 18 years old (because really, in my mind I grew very little growing up) on the floor of his small bedroom with my back propped against the small toy-box chest in my room. If you’re flying above me, looking down, you’d see me slightly hunched over and all around me, comic books fanned in a messy array all over the floor around me.

J.J. Abrams Confirms 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Begins Shooting This Summer Abrams says he is “hard at work co-writing Episode IX before directing it this summer.” Continue reading…

Fan Edit Gives Superman an Epic Justice League Return One DC fan has created a suitably epic edit, showing just how Superman’s big return could have played out in Justice League. The Man of Steel’s resurrection in Justice League was perhaps one of the film’s strangest plots. While the film theoretically followed on from Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, it rewrote Superman’s role. He was presented as a beacon of hope that had been extinguished, rather than the conflicted hero of Snyder’s films.

When Sony released a trailer for Venom earlier this week, eager fans watched it and immediately began asking the most important question that ever gets asked about any comic book movie trailer: what did superstar artist Sir Robert Liefeld think about this? Thankfully, it wasn’t long before Liefeld took to Twitter to reveal his thoughts, and what those thoughts were will probably not shock you. Liefeld tweeted: Unfortunately, there’s no Venom in this spot. Weird.

Kevin Feige Praises Stan Lee & Jack Kirby For Creating Black Panther Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige praises Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for having the courage to create Black Panther in the 1960s for Marvel Comics, and now, he plans to honor their creation (and their vision) as much as he possibly can. Black Panther was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby way back in 1966. Not only did the character outshine many of the traditional comic book superheroes of the era, but the character came at a time in which the civil rights movement in the U.S. was still raging on. And so, the character’s reveal itself became a point of controversy.

What Did Rob Liefeld Think of the Venom Trailer? When Sony released a trailer for Venom earlier this week, eager fans watched it and immediately began asking the most important question that ever gets asked about any comic book movie trailer: what did superstar artist Sir Robert Liefeld think about this? Thankfully, it wasn’t long before Liefeld took to Twitter to reveal his thoughts, and what those thoughts were will probably not shock you. Liefeld tweeted: Unfortunately, there’s no Venom in this spot. Weird.

Thor: Ragnarok Deleted Scene Gets Weird with Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum has come uncomfortable fun with a pair of tentacles in a deleted scene from Thor: Raganork.

Ryan Coogler Would Have Loved to Use Kraven the Hunter in Black Panther There is an assumption that working for someone like Disney on a Marvel or Star Wars film means the people behind the camera have no freedom because of long-term plans. However, the more movies are made, the more directors keep assuring people that they were not limited creatively. Yahoo Movies recently spoke to Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and was asked if he hit any roadblocks because of Avengers: Infinity War. “No, not at all. That never happened. It was possible, maybe if I wanted to kill T’Challa or something.

‘Masters of the Universe’ Hunts for a New Director as David S. Goyer Exits Looks like Masters of the Universe will need a new master. Sony Pictures is on the hunt for a new Masters of the Universe director after talks with David S. Goyer fell through. Goyer will stay on as executive producer and screenwriter. Goyer had been in talks with Sony to direct Masters of the Universe since December, but was forced to drop out of the running due to other commitments, Variety reports. The Batman v Superman writer originally came on board the project as the screenwriter in April.

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