Heroes: What’s Next for Ryan Coogler and ‘Black Panther’?

     February 22, 2018

On this episode of Heroes, Jon Schnepp, Amy Dallen, and John Rocha discuss the following:

  • The panel offers their thoughts on the incredible box office numbers for Black Panther and what might be next for Ryan Coogler and the character.
  • Jon Schnepp talks about the shake-ups going on in the world of Marvel, Valiant and DC Comics.
  • In an interview with ET Canada, Chris Evans suggests that the Black Widow movie is happening and said its release will have “the exact same effect” as Black Panther.
  • The panel offers its thoughts on a Screen Rant article that highlights the success of the female characters in Black Panther as evidence that an A-Force film should happen.
  • In an interview with Collider, J.K. Simmons said that even more of his Jim Gordon role in Justice League was left on the cutting room floor.
  • An image from the book Marvel’s Black Panther: The Art of the Movie shows Shuri (Letitia Wright) wearing a Black Panther suit.
  • Deadline is reporting that Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is being developed as an animated series for Disney Channels Worldwide.
  • According to The Tracking Board’s Jeff Sneider, Todd Phillips‘ Untitled Joker Origin Story with Joaquin Phoenix could start shooting on May 1st.
  • EW is reporting that Drop Dead Diva alum April Bowlby has been cast as Rita Farr, aka Elasti-Girl, on Titans.
  • The Twitter account for FX’s Legion posted a one minute promo highlighting the return of Aubrey Plaza as Dr. Busker for Season 2 of the series.
  • After departing the Flash movie over “creative differences,” director Rick Famuyiwa retweeted the following: “Black Panther making in 4 days what it took Justice League to make in 91 days here in the US.”
  • Netflix released a new trailer for Season 2 of Jessica Jones highlighting the changes she’ll be going through in this season.
  • THR reports that Flashpoint and Batgirl are expected to be announced as the next projects from DC and Warner Bros.
  • Dolph Lundgren tells the Las Vegas Review Journal that his King Nereus will be Mera’s dad in Aquaman and not her lover like he is in the comic books.
  • A recently leaked image popped up on Reddit that shows a Hot Wheels Avengers: Infinity War “Avengers vs. Thanos Showdown” set with Thanos sporting the armor he may be wearing in the film.
  • Twitter Questions
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