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CBMB: ‘Half Nelson’ Directors to Helm Captain Marvel

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel has long been working to find a female director for its first female-led superhero film Captain Marvel. Well, Marvel Studios has now named their choice, and it should be interesting to see how the internet (twitter) responds because Marvel

CBMB: James Gunn Will Returning for Guardians, Volume 3!!

By Muuka Muyumba

Guardians of the Galaxy writer and director James Gunn has announced that he will be returning to the franchise when Marvel sets the slate for Volume 3. Gunn wrote a lengthy Facebook post noting specifically that he had been famously

CBMB: Joss Whedon Changes Sides to Direct Batgirl Solo Film

By Muuka Muyumba

After a few years away from the Marvel machine, Joss Whedon is reportedly in line to produce, write, and direct a Batgirl solo film for the DC Entertainment’s DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Whedon has long been a fanboy and girl

SDCC 2016: Thor: Ragnorak Gets a New Logo

By Muuka Muyumba

The Marvel Studios’ presentation also debuted some new looks at Thor: Ragnorak which will be the 3rd installment in the Asgardian franchise. Ragnorak sees Chris Hemsworth return as the titular hero as he teams up with the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo)

STAR WARS NEWS: Rogue One Reshoots Continue

By Muuka Muyumba

December brings us Rogue One, the first “expanded” universe Star Wars story that will tell the tale of the rebel crew that stole the plans for the first Death Star. Recently details emerged giving us character names, as well as

CBMB: Ryan Coogler Confirmed as Black Panther Director

By Muuka Muyumba

In a bit of dream-casting, Marvel has scooped up Ryan Coogler to head up its Black Panther feature slated for February 16, 2018. The film will star Chadwick Boseman as the king of Wakanda, T’Challa, who debuts as the Black

CBMB: Details of Justice League Dark Continue to Materialize

By Muuka Muyumba

We are fast approaching critical mass on DC Extended Universe film news as the production schedule for Warner Bros solidifies. News of the Justice League Dark film are currently in full swing with casting and directing rumors running rampant. The

CBMB: Peyton Reed Set to Return for Ant-Man and The Wasp

By Muuka Muyumba

After many months of consternation over Edgar Wright’s departure from Marvel’s Ant-Man, Peyton Reed swooped in and righted the ship, leading Marvel to a modest hit (in Marvel terms) that has now exploded overseas. Marvel’s Ant-Man has made $454,653,293 worldwide

CBMB: The Troubled Gambit Film Loses its Director

By Muuka Muyumba

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt has left Gambit reportedly due to creative differences, according to Deadline. The film was set to star Channing Tatum as Gambit and Lea Seydoux as Bella Donna Boudreaux. Wyatt issued a

CBMB: Director Jon Watts Opens Up About Spider-Man

By Muuka Muyumba

Cop Car director Jon Watts sat down with Entertainment Weekly recently to talk about his Sundance hit, but then strayed into new territory in discussing his work on Spider-Man. Watts touted the uniqueness of new Peter Parker Tom Holland noting

CBMB: Jon Watts to Direct Upcoming Spider-Man Film

By Muuka Muyumba

Cop Car director Jon Watts has been chosen by Spider-Man producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal to head up, and likely write, a new film starring newly-named star Tom Holland. Watts has incredible experience in humor and horror having worked

CBMB: Ava DuVernay Reportedly Confirmed as Black Panther Director

By Muuka Muyumba

MCUExchange.com is reporting that Marvel will hire Selma director Ava DuVernay to head up Marvel’s┬áBlack Panther. This report would confirm rumors first reported by TheWrap in May that DuVernay was at the top of Marvel’s shortlist for a Phase 3

CBMB: Is Charlize Theron Really in the Running for Captain Marvel?

By Muuka Muyumba

Seemingly in response to the wild praise for Mad Max: Fury Road, Charlize Theron’s name has been bandied about as a possibly candidate for the role of Carol Danvers in the upcoming Captain Marvel feature from Marvel Studios. The reports

CBMB: Fox Signals The Expansion of Their X-Men Universe

By Muuka Muyumba

Fox has closed a deal with The Fault In Our Stars director Josh Boone to co-write and direct The New Mutants, a standalone spinoff that expands its X-Men movie universe. The series, already part of the X-Men Comics universe, introduces