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Marvel Studios received one Oscar® nomination for its 2016 films, a Best Visual Effects nod for Doctor Strange. Stephane Ceretti (visual effects supervisor), Richard Bluff (visual effects supervisor: ILM), Vincent Cirelli (visual effects supervisor: Luma Pictures), and Paul Corbould (special effects supervisor) were all recognized for their work on Doctor Strange. They were not, however, the only Marvel Cinematic Universe alumni to be nominated today.
While it may not have been for their work in the MCU, several contributors to our favorite shared universe had their names called today. It is a testament to their individual efforts, of course, but also fun to look at the wealth of talent that has brought the MCU to life over the years.
In addition to some cool motion posters, Netflix released a new traditional poster for The Defenders tonight. The Marvel show will be available to stream beginning August 18th.
The individual Twitter pages for each member of The Defenders have debuted a batch of cool new motion posters spotlighting the four heroes, along with another which assembles the team… There's no 'us' in team. #DEFEND pic.twitter.com/jOFJUyYilq — The Defenders (@TheDefenders) June 22, 2017
Earlier today I shared an interview with Warner Bros.’ new president and chief content officer, but Variety also chatted with DC Films presidents Geoff Johns and Jon Berg about the success of Wonder Woman and current state of the DC Extended Universe.
The first piece of big news is that the Venom movie starring Tom Hardy will feature Carnage! With rumors of an R-rating for that movie, Carnage is a great fit. And speaking of Spider-Man spinoffs, The Hollywood Reporter says that Sony is also working on movies for Kraven the Hunter and Mysterio.
The untitled “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff has parted ways with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an incredible cast and crew, but it’s become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we’ve decided to part ways. A new director […]
Even Super Heroes need to take their driver’s test. But when Peter Parker goes to get his license, he gets more than he bargained for. Catch Spider-Man: Homecoming in theaters 7.7.17.