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‘Eternals’ Final Trailer: Chloé Zhao Puts Her Cosmic Stamp on the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The final trailer for “Eternals,” two-time Academy Award-winning “Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao’s entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has arrived. As this latest, sweeping look at the cosmic ensemble adventure reveals, the Marvel Studios/Disney release will most definitely be shown “only in theaters” when it opens on November 5.That’s unlike other recent Disney releases such […]

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Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige Calls ‘Shang-Chi’ “Experiment” Controversy A “Misunderstanding”

Marvel Studios and its parent company, Disney, are typically the best in the business when it comes to mitigating controversy and showing a unified front for fans. So, after the recent Scarlett Johansson lawsuit against Disney regarding “Black Widow,” it was surprising to see a little controversy arise between Disney CEO Bob Chapek and ‘Shang-Chi’ […]

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Here’s When ‘Shang-Chi’ Takes Place on the MCU Timeline; ‘Good Will Hunting’ Served as an Inspiration

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow dropped audiences into the movie without a ton of context for when the majority of its action is set. Considering what happened to Natasha in Avengers: Endgame, I can imagine some viewers being a little confused about exactly where everything fell on the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline. So what about Shang-Chi […]

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‘Free Guy’ Exceeds Box Office Expectations As ‘The Suicide Squad’ Gets Killed In Its Second Weekend

The box office stories of the Summer Movie Season 2021™ have been giving film fans whiplash for weeks. One story talks about how “Black Widow” has a monster opening weekend and shows how cinema is rebounding after the pandemic. A week later, the film is viewed as an unmitigated disaster and Scarlett Johansson sues Disney. […]

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‘Sinkhole’ Gives Korea Box Office its Second Highest Weekend of the Year

Comedy -action movie “Sinkhole” lifted the South Korea box office over the weekend with a $5.58 million start in theaters.The debut was the highest weekend score this year by a local Korean movie and trailed only “Black Widow” and “F9.” It was achieved from a launch on 1,604 screens according to data from the Korean […]

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Box Office: ‘Free Guy’ Debuts at No. 1 With Surprisingly Strong $28.4 Million

Despite concerns the delta variant would keep moviegoers at home, Ryan Reynolds’ sci-fi action comedy “Free Guy” had a better-than-expected start at the domestic box office.The movie, from Disney and 20th Century Studios, collected $26 million from 4,165 North American theaters. Given its production budget above $100 million, those ticket sales wouldn’t be much to […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu Responds to Disney CEO Calling Marvel Film’s Theatrical Release an ‘Interesting Experiment’

Simu Liu, the star of Marvel Studios’ upcoming film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” has appeared to respond to Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s remarks that the film’s release plan is “an interesting experiment.”Following the opening of “Free Guy” this weekend, “Shang-Chi” is set to be one of the first Disney films to […]

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Emma Stone Officially Signs On For ‘Cruella 2’ & It Sounds Like She Got Paid

When news broke that Scarlett Johansson had sued Disney—over “Black Widow” backend theatrical profits that were greatly diminished when the film was released on Disney Premier Access—many speculated that the dam could break and many stars could be next. In fact, Matt Belloni’s “What I’m Hearing” newsletter, which broke the news in the first place, […]

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Emma Stone Closes Deal for ‘Cruella 2’ In Wake of ‘Black Widow’ Lawsuit

Emma Stone has closed a deal to star in the sequel to Disney+ release Cruella. The move is significant being that it comes amid the turmoil caused by Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney over her compensation for Black Widow, which like Cruella, debuted day-and-date in theaters and on Disney+.Johansson’s lawsuit alleges that her contract was […]

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