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Did Jonathan Majors Almost Miss Out On Signing His Marvel Contract?

What’s meant for you surely will not pass you by.

Shanique Yates

Feb 17, 2023

Terrence Howard Claims He Didn't Return To ‘Iron Man’ Sequel Because He Would Be Paid 1/8 Of Contract

Terrence Howard once left $1 million on the table to reprise his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 12, 2023

Filmmaker Nia DaCosta Makes History as First Black Woman to Direct a Marvel Movie

Black women in film have been making major strides this year. As a filmmaker, Nia DaCosta is one of the latest to be added to the growing list of groundbreaking achievements as she was named director of “Captain Marvel 2,” making her the first Black woman to direct a movie in the Marvel Studios franchise, REVOLT reports . Users online were excited to hear the news as the demand for more Black storytellers has grown tremendously during 2020. I think this is an awesome hire. I can't wait for her CandyMan take and now the Captain Marvel sequel. An exciting filmmaker to watch. — Steven Stiller (@StevenStiller) August 6, 2020 DaCosta — better known for directing the indie film “Little Woods” in 2018 and the upcoming “Candyman” remake alongside Jordan Peele — is entering into a realm no other director has known before. After proving to stand out amongst her competition, the Marvel corporation hand-selected her to bring the new film to life, Deadline reports . DaCosta, like other Black...

Njera Perkins

Aug 11, 2020

Marvel Taps Method Man, Charlamagne & More Black Creators For "Marvel's Voices" Comic

It’s not every day that you get to write your very own comic book. Now, a number of creators have been given the chance. Inspired by the popular Angélique Roché podcast by the same name, issue #1 of Marvel’s Voices was officially released on February 19, 2020, and features a collection of essays from black and brown creators such as Method Man, Charlamagne Tha God, Roxane Gay, Rob Markman, Vita Ayala, and more. The writers got the opportunity to tell stories from their own unique and diverse perspectives.  21 essays make up the anthology, sharing stories featuring the X-Men, Killmonger, Ms. Marvel, Captain Sam Wilson (the first black Caption America) and others. Charlamagne, who has worked on three comics to date, took to Instagram to express his feelings of writing about black superhero Blue Marvel in “Christmas Blues.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by LENARD (@cthagod) Marvel’s Voices #1 is on sale now online and at your local comic shop. Grab yours now!...

Stephanie Ogbogu

Feb 26, 2020

As Expected, 'Jessica Jones' And 'The Punisher' Canceled At Netflix — Marvel Is Officially Done At Streaming Giant

As we’ve expected for months now, Jessica Jones and The Punisher have both been canceled at Netflix as Disney begins to further plot out its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Marvel canceled Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Daredevil late last year, so it was only a matter of time. Because of its new streaming service, Disney is pulling all of their films from Netflix, and the Marvel Netflix shows were a casualty. Now, Marvel will be completely out of Netflix. Execs have not ruled out that the shows could continue on Disney+. Right now, Marvel has planned out series for Loki, Scarlet Witch/Vision and The Winter Soldier/Falcon for Disney+. Other Marvel series remain on Freeform ( Cloak & Dagger ) and Hulu (Runaways ), one of which is owned by Disney and the other Disney has a major stake in. Deadline first reported the news of the new cancellations. Jessica Jones still has a third season which will air on Netflix sometime this year. Jessica Jones starred Krysten Ritter and the series...

Shadow and Act

Feb 19, 2019