The director took to Twitter recently to make the reveal that Tales From the Hood 2 is currently in development. In a tweet, that has since been deleted, indicating that he spilled the beans on the sequel a bit too early, the director revealed an image from his location scouting with the caption, "In New Orleans location scouting for Tales From The Hood 2 This is part of Anne Rice's old Home and where she held her LeStat parties.
DeWanda Wise joins Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Samuel L. Jackson, reprising his Marvel Cinematic Universe role as a young Nick Fury, Jude Law as Doctor Walter Lawson, and Ben Mendelsohn as the villain. Wise's reported role was not disclosed, but she seems a logical choice for Monica Rambeau, the first woman to use the name "Captain Marvel." A longtime Avenger,
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Captain Marvel is being directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind) and sees Brie Larson (Kong: Skull Island) taking on the role of Carol Danvers, alongside Jude Law (The Young Pope) as Dr. Walter Lawson/Mar-Vell, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) as an as-yet-unrevealed villain.
The film will take place in the 1990s, using a combination of make-up and technology to make Samuel L. Jackson appear younger as Fury. Mendelsohn has yet to fully confirm he’s in the film, playing coy about what type of villain he could be portraying, but its
Wise plays the lead role of Nola Darling in Netflix’s series “She’s Gotta Have It,” based on Spike Lee’s 1986 film of the same name. The streaming service renewed the series for a second season earlier this week.
“Captain Marvel” is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck from a script by “Inside Out” scribe Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman. The project is based on the Marvel character Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot whose DNA is fused with that of an alien during an accident and becomes Captain Marvel as a result of being with the super powers of strength, energy project and flight.
Larson was announced as the character during San Diego Comic-Con in 2016. Details of the plot have been kept under
The actress, known for her work on the Spike Lee series She's Gotta Have It on Netflix, is joining Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel in a supporting role, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Brie Larson is starring as the Marvel superhero in the film directed by duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Jude Law will also star in the film, which is set in the 1990s and features Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury. Ben Mendelsohn is playing the film's villain. In the comics, Captain Marvel is the alter ego of Air Force pilot Carol Danvers, who...
The first season hit Netflix this past November and stars DeWanda Wise as Nola Darling, an uncompromising woman in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time among her Friends, her Job and her Three Lovers: The Cultured Model, Greer Childs, The Protective Investment Banker, Jamie Overstreet and Da Original B-Boy Sneakerhead, Mars Blackmon. Also featuring in the cast are Cleo Anthony, Lyriq Bent, Anthony Ramos, Chyna Layne, and Margot Bingham.
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“That is how I met Daveed,” says the director, referring to Daveed Diggs, the co-writer and star of his debut feature, the Sundance-bound, music-backed indie drama “Blindspotting.” “Daveed is part of a rap group called Clipping, and I made a video for them five years ago in L.A., back when they had no money,” López Estrada says. “One of his bandmates had scored a short film for me at Chapman, and he put us in touch. That was the start of a really fruitful collaborative friendship.”
Over the next half-decade, the director and Diggs became part of a small circle of L.A
Inspired by gritty crime dramas with a fondness for spectacle, the pair took to the streets with cameras. They made a feature, a short, some TV and in 2015, they won the Toronto film festival’s Discovery Award for their second feature, “Black,” a streetwise spin on Romeo and Juliet, set in Brussels.
Their latest, “Gangsta” (Aka “Patser,” which is Flemish for “show-off”), is in post-production. A humorous drug-deal-gone-bad caper in the Guy Ritchie vein, it plays like “Amélie” on crack.
“We got a lot of help from the city of Antwerp on this one,” El Arbi says. “We’re lucky they don’t read the scripts, because the city gets trashed. People don’t realize that Antwerp is worse than what we depict.”
They fuse amped-up visuals with authentic,
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Lee made the big announcement in an Instagram post on New Year’s Day. Series star DeWanda Wise quickly followed up with a post of her own:
The well-received adaptation of Lee’s debut film stars Wise as Nola Darling (originally played by Tracy Camilla Johns), a Brooklyn-based artist struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friends, her job and her three lovers:
The duo on Monday shared the news separately on their Instagram accounts.
Wise captioned her post with "Back ta werq! Season 2 is Official!!! Can’t wait to return to Bk. Congrats to aaallll us."
For his part, Lee shared the news via video. "There's going to be a second season of She's Gotta Have It," he said in the clip. "Thank you, thank you, thank you."
The series is based on...
“Happy New Year. Happy Year. Great News For 2018,” Lee captioned a video message revealing the best scoop of the New Year to his followers.
Star DeWanda Wise got in on the fun by posting a picture of herself from the first season with the caption, “Back ta werq! Season is Official!!! Can’t wait to return to BK
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