Captain Marvel

Marvel Eyes ‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay to Direct Either ‘Black Panther’ or ‘Captain Marvel’

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by Britt Hayes May 12, 2015 @ 9:14 PM
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Marvel is definitely not messing around right now. In addition to hiring a pair of talented ladies to script their upcoming Captain Marvel solo film, the studio has their eye on one very awesome woman of color to take on one of their “diverse” upcoming movies: Selma director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being courted by Marvel for either Captain Marvel or Black Panther, and either film could benefit from having DuVernay behind the camera.

Rumor: ‘Ms. Marvel’ TV Series is John Ridley’s MCU Project

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 20, 2015 @ 5:01 PM
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Captain Marvel got a major shot in the arm with the studio’s confirmation of Nicole Perlman and Meg LaFauve as the film’s writers, but fan-favorite Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan may beat her idol into the MCU. A new rumor suggests that ABC’s John Ridley-helmed series is none other than the Muslim-American superhero, potentially to be paired with the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff.

Angelina Jolie Could Direct Either ‘Captain Marvel’ or ‘Wonder Woman’

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by Britt Hayes April 15, 2015 @ 5:23 PM
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It was rumored not long ago that Angelina Jolie was eyeing the Captain Marvel directing gig over at Marvel Studios, but that rumor is now more of a reality as new reports confirm that Jolie is definitely being considered for the job. Not only that, but now that Michelle MacLaren is off Wonder Woman, it looks like Warner Bros. is also interested in having Jolie direct that film. Two female-driven superhero movies enter; only one can leave with Angelina Jolie.

‘Avengers 2’ Shot Footage For a Captain Marvel Cameo

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by Jacob Hall April 14, 2015 @ 1:54 PM
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For a long time, it was rumored that Captain Marvel would make an appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron. And then those rumors dried up, replaced by official word that Carol Danvers would not be making her big screen debut in the film. Now, we have confirmation that those early rumors were on point at the very least. Captain Marvel was this close to showing up in the Avengers sequel, so much so that special effects footage was shot for her appearance.

‘Captain Marvel’ Eyes ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Inside Out’ Writers

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by Britt Hayes April 13, 2015 @ 7:13 PM
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On the heels of the incredibly disappointing news that Michelle MacLaren has exited the Wonder Woman film comes some exciting news from the realm of superhero women. Although we won’t officially meet Captain Marvel for a little while, Marvel Studios is already putting talent together for her upcoming solo film. The studio has their eye on Nicole Perlman and Meg LaFauve, two talented female writers to hopefully pair with a talented female director (hey Marvel, I hear Michelle MacLaren isn’t busy at the moment).

Marvel Reportedly Eyeing Adam McKay to Direct an Upcoming Film

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by Britt Hayes March 26, 2015 @ 5:27 PM
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Anchorman director Adam McKay came pretty close to directing Ant-Man before Marvel brought Peyton Reed in to replace Edgar Wright. While McKay’s scheduling conflicts wouldn’t allow for the director to direct for the studio last year, he still lent a helping hand, working with Paul Rudd to spruce up the screenplay a bit. Apparently McKay made something of an impression on Marvel — rumor has it they’re eyeing him to direct an upcoming project.

Report: Marvel Has Already Cast Their ‘Captain Marvel’ Star

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by Jacob Hall March 24, 2015 @ 9:49 AM
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We heard rumors a while back that Captain Marvel would make her big screen debut in Avengers 2 before getting her own solo film in a few years, but then heard this was no longer the case. Now, according to a source who has been right about this kind of stuff before, Marvel has secretly cast their Carol Danvers and has plans to introduce her very soon.

The Supermovies Infographic: Now With Fewer Movies, Less Spider-Man

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by Andrew Wheeler February 10, 2015 @ 3:30 PM | ComicsAlliance
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We always suspected this day would come; our Supermovies Infographic is actually shrinking. The announcement of a new deal between Sony and Marvel over the Spider-Man movies, which sees Spider-Man integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe but still under Sony's control, has not only bumped a lot of release dates back to avoid a Marvel/Sony showdown, but has also pushed at least a couple of films off the chart completely.

Marvel Shifts ‘Thor 3’, ‘Black Panther’ Release Dates to Make Room For Sony’s New Spider-Man

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by Matt Singer February 9, 2015 @ 11:44 PM
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By now you already know that Spider-Man is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as part of a new deal between Marvel and Sony. (By now you’ve also “SQUEEEE!”d about fifty times.) But this pact has ramifications beyond just the Wall-Crawler’s cinematic future. With Sony putting a new solo ‘Spider-Man’ movie on the release calendar for July 28, 2017, that’s necessitated some shuffling of Marvel’s own upcoming movies.

Comic Strip: Does Marvel Studios Want Angelina Jolie For ‘Captain Marvel’?

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by Jacob Hall February 9, 2015 @ 12:47 PM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Marvel (supposedly) eyes a few new directors, Ryan Reynolds talks up ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Daredevil’ reveals its first trailer.