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CBMB: Fox Shifts X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants to New Release Dates in 2019

By Muuka Muyumba

At one point, we were slated to have three ‘X’ films coming out in 2018, but then, Fox sold to Disney and now we will have to wait until 2019 to see two of those films. Fox has shifted the

STAR WARS NEWS: Jon Favreau to Helm New Star Wars Series for Disney

By Muuka Muyumba

In a move that has seemed somewhat inevitable, Lucasfilm has tapped Iron Man and Jungle Book director Jon Favreau to produce a live-action Star Wars TV series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Favreau has one of the pillars of the

CBMB: Marvel Sets The Slate for the Next 4 Years

By Muuka Muyumba

Today, Disney set a boatload of dates for its upcoming slate of films across several silos (Marvel, Pixar, and Disney Animation) for the future. Marvel fans were particularly intrigued that they set a bunch of dates for their upcoming slate

CBMB: Marvel to Release Avengers: Infinity War Early on April 27th!!

By Muuka Muyumba

In a remarkable move, Disney and Marvel are moving up the worldwide release of Avengers: Infinity War from May 4th to April 27th. This shift will be a unprecedented move for such a huge film which is likely to open

CBMB: Black Panther is a Blockbusting Phenomenon for Marvel and Disney

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel and Disney are today reaping the marketing success of Black Panther after it set another box office record with the highest Tuesday sales for a Disney film, besting The Avengers in 2012. Black Panther raked in another $21.1 million

CBMB: Disney Working on Star Wars and Marvel Live-Action Series for Streaming Service

By Muuka Muyumba

Disney continues to build its war-chest for the future of its media companies, and recent reports have them using Disney lining up a new Star Wars and Marvel live-action projects for their yet-to-be-named streaming service. Disney CEO Bob Iger has

STAR WARS NEWS: Benioff and Weiss Get a Seat in the Cantina

By Muuka Muyumba

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, creators, writers, and producers on the highly popular Game of Thrones, have signed on as writing and producing partners with Lucasfilm a new series of films. Fanboys and girls know that Benioff and Weiss have

CBMB: Tim Miller Returning to Fox to Develop Kitty Pryde Movie

By Muuka Muyumba

Collider’s Frosty Weintraub is reporting that Deadpool director Tim Miller is developing a Kitty Pryde movie for Fox. There is no definite release date or star attached, but Miller has a lot of goodwill with Fox after turning Deadpool into

CBTVB: Marvel’s The Punisher is Coming Back for a Vengeful Season 2

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel is bringing back the critically acclaimed The Punisher for a second season on the Netflix streaming platform. The series brought an ultra-real and violent representation of PTSD starring the dedicated Jon Bernthal as the vigilante Frank Castle. Vox said

CBMB: Fox and Disney Deal Could be Consummated Next Week

By Muuka Muyumba

Bring on the Fantastic Phase 4! Today reports have emerged that Disney has a hand-shake deal in place to purchase 21st Century Fox for near $60 billion with an announcement due next week. The latest reports suggest Disney could snap

CBMB: Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Hits Tomorrow!!

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel Entertainment has posted a teaser video for tomorrow’s trailer for the upcoming blockbuster Infinity War with a big nod to their fans. The footage splices together vids from fans touting their anticipation for and reactions to Marvel Cinematic Universe

STAR WARS NEWS: Disney Bringing a Star Wars TV Show to New Streaming Service

By Muuka Muyumba

Today, Disney chairman-CEO Bob Iger announced during a shareholders phone call that Lucasfilm is developing a Star Wars TV series for their unnamed streaming service. The service is set to premiere at some point at the end of 2019. Disney

Disney and Fox Discussed Merger (Briefly)

By Muuka Muyumba

Disney and 21 Century Fox are reportedly working with each other to discuss Fox selling off some of its entertainment properties. The reports are the talks are dead (for now) but could kick back up at any time per reports.

STAR WARS NEWS: Lucasfilm Announces the Title of Han Solo Film

By Muuka Muyumba

Lucasfilm trotted out Oscar-winning director Ron Howard today on Twitter to announce the completion of principal photography on the Han Solo origin film, but snuck in an official title while they were at it. The film will be title Solo: