Marvel Confirms Ryan Coogler to Direct ‘Black Panther’ Movie

After being rumored for weeks, it is now official that Ryan Coogler, writer/director of “Fruitvale Station” and “Creed,” will helm Marvel’s “Black Panther.”  Marvel’s President Kevin Feige confirmed to Empire Magazine in an interview on December 29th. The project has been searching for a director for sometime as Ava DuVernay, director of the Martin Luther King […]

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Creed’ starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone

Nothing helps the buzz of a potentially questionable film more than a great Trailer. Up until now, you could be forgiven for shrugging off the pseudo Rocky sequel/spinoff Creed, since that franchise was not in any way in need of another installment. Despite the presence of Ryan Coogler as the filmmaker and Michael B. Jordan in […]

Did Harvey Weinstein Switch ‘Fruitvale Station’ to Adapted and Michael B. Jordan Supporting for the Oscars?

The Weinstein Company has revamped their awards site earlier this week, giving it a fresh look and respective categories listed for all nine films.  All of their contenders are listed that include August: Osage County from John Wells, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom by Justin Chadwick, and more. One of the leading contenders for Original […]

FYC: Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ Competes in Original Screenplay, Watson Declared Supporting

A24 Films has joined the awards race this year with three of their films in contention that includes Harmony Korine‘s Spring Breakers, James Ponsoldt‘s The Spectacular Now, and Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring. Earlier today the studio released their “Consider” campaigns for their films.  Most notable, Coppola’s The Bling Ring has been deemed an Original Screenplay despite […]