With a personalized version of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) Held from July 21 to 24, for the first time since 2019, it’s been a busy week with announcements, updates and trailer reveals from the world of pop culture.
There may be a lot of news and trailers at this year’s Comic-Con, but the most impressive should be. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Judging by the music alone, director Ryan Coogler will have audiences in tears as we return to Wakanda, where the kingdom’s leaders are fighting to protect their nation from invading forces after the death of King T’Challa. Wakanda forever It is notable for being the final film in Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it will introduce the aquatic anti-hero Namor (Tenoch Huerta) – the first superhero from Marvel Comics – to the MCU.
Black Panther: Wakanda Always releases in theaters on 11 November 2022. Rest in strength, Chadwick Boseman.
If you need a pick-me-up after that — though it’ll probably play in your heart, too — Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson’s stop-motion reinvention. Pinocchio, where a wooden marionette is magically brought to life to mend the heart of a grieving woodcarver, follows the mischievous and disobedient adventures of Pinocchio as he searches for a place in the world. The all-star voice cast includes Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Ron Perlman, Cate Blanchett and John Turturro.
Pinocchio Releases on Netflix in December 2022, likely as the streamer’s big holiday season movie.
If Elvis can get another biopic in 2022, then why not mid-20th century icon Marilyn Monroe? Coming to Netflix on September 28 after debuting at the Venice Film Festival. blonde, starring Ana de Armas as Norma Jean Mortensen/Marilyn Monroe, an aspiring actress and traumatized woman who unravels under the weight of her sexpot image. Adrien Brody plays Monroe’s third husband, playwright Arthur Miller.
blonde Joyce Carol Oates’ biography is based on the novel, which was a finalist for both the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Directed by Andrew Dominik (Assassination of Jesse James by coward Robert Ford, killing them softly) and comes with a surprisingly high NC-17 age restriction. In addition to the first trailer below, A new set of images from the film Also revealed.
Arthouse Studio A24 (Chandni, Hereditary, Ex-Machina) has announced a surprise prequel – the pearl – An origin story of a geriatric villain from a Seventies slasher tribute, Xwhich was released in March. Filmmaker Ti West and actress Mia Goth return for a film (back-to-back X), with a summary from A24 As follows: “Trapped on her family’s lonely farm in 1918, Pearl must care for her ailing father under the bitter and domineering watch of her devoted mother. Longing for the glamorous life she sees in the movies, Pearl’s ambitions, temptations and repressions all collide in a stunning, technicolor-inspired original story. XThe iconic villain. Pearl hits theaters in search of adoration from September.
Announced by Nickelodeon at SDCC, the new animated Avatar: The Last Airbender The film will follow the adventures of Avatar Aang and his friends as young adults. It is distinct from direct action Avatar: The Last Airbender show, currently in development for Netflix.
Speaking of, the avatar The world is still expanding. Also announced during the Nickelodeon panel, Dark Horse will publish two new Airbender sequel comics, The graphic novel Azula in the Spirit TempleOut in the middle of 2023, and the new Korra trilogy.
Despite mediocre reviews, Netflix’s The Gray Man It has generated enough love from audiences to warrant not just a sequel, but a spin-off as well. According to this deadlineDirectors Joe and Anthony Russo and star Ryan Gosling are on board for the untitled sequel, while the mystery spin-off will feature screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool, Zombieland).
Speaking of the Russo brothers, the pair aren’t hailing another The Avengers movie That responsibility falls to Destin Daniel Creighton, a fellow MCU alumnus, who created Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings. Crayton will direct Avengers: Kang DynastyOut in May 2025, but not its follow-up, Avengers: Secret WarsWhich will be released a few months later, in November 2025.
With just a week left to hit the small screen, Netflix has released a new trailer for it. SandmanThe highly anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s iconic graphic novels. Sandman A rich, character-driven blend of myth and dark fantasy woven together in 10 epic chapters, the following An eternal dream. Produced and executive produced by Gaiman himself, along with showrunners Alan Heinberg and David S. Goyer, Sandman Released on Netflix on August 5, 2022.
Still in adaptation news, network AMC is coming out with a “modern” retelling of Anne Rice’s best-selling novel, Interview with the Vampire. Still set in New Orleans, but this time in the 1910s, Rice’s classic dark fantasy continues on the small screen with showrunner Rollin Jones promising to be “more respectful” of the book than the 1994 film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm in Game of Thrones) is Louis, while Australian actor Sam Reid (Prime Suspect 1973) is the centuries-old vampire Lestat. Series 2 will premiere on October.
Comic-Con reveal A very comprehensive plan for the Marvel Cinematic Universe through 2025, including seven upcoming television series (of which the first She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, premiering on Disney+ this August). Included among the shows, though perhaps not that big of a surprise, is Daredevil: Born Again.
Reprising their roles from Netflix Daredevil series starring Charlie Cox (as the title character, a Hell’s Kitchen vigilante who by day is blind lawyer Matt Murdock) and Vincent D’Onofrio as crime lord Wilson Fisk, AKA The Kingpin. Both have appeared in the MCU before Spider-Man: No Way Home and Hawkeye, respectively. No word yet on whether other cast members and characters from the Netflix show will be part of the reboot. Daredevil: Born Again Arrives on Disney+ in Q2 2024.
Marvel’s showcase at Comic-Con revealed more details about it X-Men ’97Live monitoring of lovers The X-Men The animated series that ran from 1992 to 1997. The cartoon will also feature the same art style, and most of the surviving voice actors from the original series will be reprising their roles. X-Men ’97 It will debut on Disney+ in Q3 2003, and has already been awarded a second season.
If you enjoy it Hidden figuresIf you’re fascinated by historical events that promoted gender equality, and if you remember the 1992 film starring Geena Davis, Madonna and Tom Hanks, you should probably pay attention. A league of their own. This true story and period sports drama focuses on the women’s professional baseball teams that emerged in America during World War 2 – while the men’s leagues lacked players. sprawling cityAbbi Jacobson stars in and co-created the eight-episode series, which arrives on Amazon Prime Video on August 12.
Despite heavily promoting both projects over the past two years, Ubisoft has halted development Ghost Recon FrontlineA free-to-play battle royale shooter set Ghost Recon Universe, and Splinter Cell VRMeta’s virtual reality stealth game for the Oculus headset.
Two other unannounced titles have been cancelled, while the movie tie-in Avatar: Pandora’s BorderAn open-world adventure, pushed back to March 2023. There are also rumors that Ubisoft’s 3v3 game Roller Champions, which just launched in late May, is also on the chopping block. but, Ubisoft denies this.
Meanwhile, the remake of the 2003 RPG Knights of the Old RepublicUndoubtedly the best Star Wars The game made till date, is in deep trouble, and may never be completed. Announced in September 2021, and in progress for three years, developer Aspyr Media recently fired two senior creatives guiding the project. Now all work in the game is stopped.
The second Annapurna Interactive Showcase highlighted upcoming releases from the award-winning indie game publisher. That short but sweet spotlight on games known and new deserves to be unpacked in a dedicated post, but in the meantime, you can Watch the 30-minute showcase here. DM/ML
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