Marvel’s Phase 4 slate of movies now includes Black Panther 2. At Disney’s D23 Expo on Saturday, August 24, Marvel officially announced that Black Panther 2 will arrive in theaters on May 6, 2022. Director Ryan Coogler will return to the franchise. The first Black Panther film was a massive hit, and biggest solo superhero movie for Marvel in history.
August 21, 2019
Get ready to re-enter the Matrix. Lana Wachowski is set to write and direct a fourth film set in the world of “The Matrix,” with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprising their roles as Neo and Trinity, respectively. Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures will produce and globally distribute the film. Warner Bros. Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich made the announcement on Tuesday. In addition to Wachowski, the script was also written by Aleksandar Hemon and David Mitchell. Wachowski is also producing with Grant Hill. Sources say the film is eyed to begin production at the top of 2020.
August 13, 2019
Jon Favreau’s The Lion King continues to do gangbusters at the box office where it has amassed $1.33 billion (£1.24 billion) globally since it was released on 19 July. Thanks to another strong weekend at the box office, the photorealistic CGI remake of the 1994 animation has overtaken 2017’s Beauty and the Beast lifetime gross of $1.26 billion (£1.047 billion) to become the studio’s most successful film beyond the Marvel and Star Wars franchises. Not only that, but it’s also now the 12th highest grossing worldwide release of all-time, and - if we’re counting it as an animated film, like the film’s own VFX supervisor is - it’s now Disney’s most successful animation of all time too besting 2013’s Frozen's $1.276 billion (£1.057 billion) haul.
August 07, 2019
One would assume that the bald fella in the new Pitbull video is, well, Pitbull. But fans of 'Mr Worldwide' are being played all along, as a suited gentleman with a bald head and loafers with no socks ogles a series of gyrating women. As the clip for Pitbull's new single 3 To Tango enters its climactic final act, the suited gent in the seat stands up, and we discover that it was none other than... John Travolta all along. He then joins three ladies to show off his tango skills. It's not all as random as it seems – Travolta and the Miami-born rapper are, for some reason, pals. The Pulp Fiction star said back in February: “A good friend, Armando Perez, Pitbull, he lives his life like this.