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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has a working title now: Hot Christmas.
This could mean production is moving forward again.
Marvel looks to be lining up their Phase 4 slate. Following the James Gunn drama with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3., Marvel found a director for The Eternals, and things are really ramping up with Black Widow. Now the sequel to this year’s Black Panther is coming into focus as the creative team behind the original will be intact for the sequel.
This morning the first real piece of Avengers 4 merchandise leaked on the Internet in the form of the back of an action figure package for the Thor and Rocket Raccoon toys.
People have been wondering when the Disney-Fox deal would be complete, and despite them saying the first half of 2019, there hasn’t been a set date…until now.
According to Variety and the 21st Century Fox president; the deal will be complete by January 1st.
Fox shocked everyone when they announced a PG-13 Deadpool movie for this December, replacing Alita: Battle Angel on the 21st. There’s been a lot of speculation about exactly what The Deadpool Before Christmas will actually be, but now there’s some solid information.
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This morning multiple Hollywood trades (who all claimed it as “exclusive” at the same time) revealed that James Gunn is in talks to write Suicide Squad 2 for Warner Brothers and may direct it as well. It’s a bit of closure to the James Gunn drama as he has now been rehired, although not by Marvel. Of course everyone was wondering how long it would take for Dave Bautista to chime in…and it didn’t take long.
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With Ant-Man and The Wasp coming out on Blu-ray next week, people who skipped the movie in theaters will be able to see the movie that sets up a huge piece of the puzzle for the future of the MCU. The movie introduces the Quantum Realm, and much like the various Infinity Stones in earlier MCU it’s not just something limited to the plot of that movie. The Quantum Realm will be something very important to the MCU going forward.
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One of the biggest debates Marvel fans have online is how Avengers 4 will begin following the events of Avengers: Infinity War. While one of the most popular fan-fic theories has the movie starting immediately after The Snap and the Avengers resolving the deaths of trillions of people merely days after the event, it doesn’t sound like that’s how it will likely play out.
S.H.I.E.L.D. is working on the unredacted original.
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