Kevin Feige Supported ‘Black Widow’ Excluding Big MCU Cameos: ‘She Doesn’t Need the Boys’


Yahoo Entertainment 12 July, 2021 - 08:40am 13 views

Who is taskmaster in Black Widow?

One of the big revelations in Marvel's Black Widow is that Taskmaster—a character whose identity is hidden for 80% of the movie—is revealed to be Antonia Dreykov, played by Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Oblivion). GizmodoMarvel's Black Widow: Let's Talk About Taskmaster

Is Black Widow on Disney plus?

"Black Widow" is now available on Disney Plus while it's still playing in theaters. To stream the film at home, Disney Plus subscribers need to pay an extra $30 Premier Access fee. Business Insider'Black Widow' Disney Plus Premier Access review: Is it worth $30?

How much did Black Widow make on Disney plus?

Marvel's 'Black Widow' Made $60 Million on Disney Plus. VarietyMarvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Made $60 Million on Disney Plus. Is That Good?

When does Black Widow come out on Disney?

Black Widow is scheduled to become part of the standard Disney Plus catalog on Oct. 6. CNETBlack Widow on Disney Plus: How (and when) to stream it, Loki and everything else

“Initially, there was discussions about everything, about all of the different characters,” director Cate Shortland told Total Film magazine. “What we decided was, and I think Kevin was really great, he said, ‘She doesn’t need the boys.’ We didn’t want it to feel like she needs the support. We want her to stand alone. And she does.”

Prior to the film’s release, Shortland spoke to IndieWire about another way the film distinguished itself from the larger MCU: Graphic violence. “Black Widow” is easily the most violent Marvel movie to date. Making the violence as visceral and hard-hitting as possible was another deliberate choice.

“What I wanted to do was approach every element with the same truth,” Shortland said. “So, if we’re looking at a scene with violence, then we wanted to feel the punches and we wanted to feel the repercussions of a hit or a kick. The way we choreographed the fights, it was really exciting, because we were working with choreographers that really knew how we wanted to work and that we wanted to make it really gritty.”

Shortland continued, “When I came onto the film, because I’d been making art-house films and hadn’t the experience with fights, I kind of made short films exploring what I wanted to explore in this film in terms of physical movement and violence. I cut together sequences from the last 30, 40 years of fights that I loved or moments of violence that I loved, even stalking or chase [scenes]. Then we could all look at that and talk about it.”

“Black Widow” launched over the weekend with $215 million, including a $60 million streaming gross on Disney+ through the studio’s Premier Access banner.

Sign up for Indiewire's Newsletter. For the latest news, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Black Widow‘s box office haul for opening weekend includes more than $60 million in global spending from those who streamed it at home via Disney+ Premier Access. And for those who have kept tabs on the Disney+ Marvel series that have rolled out this year, the feature film’s post-credits scene features a character that — […]

Apparently, she just learned that Zack Snyder's Justice League kills her character off-screen.

Police in Haiti said Sunday they've arrested a key suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse who allegedly recruited "Colombian mercenaries" to conduct the operation.Driving the news: Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, who's worked as a doctor in Florida, is the "third Haitian-born suspect with U.S. ties to be arrested" over the July 7 killing, the New York Times notes.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: Th

SUNDAY AM Final: The Walt Disney Company sent out a widespread announcement that Black Widow made $215M-plus WW this weekend: Broken down, that’s $80M at the domestic box office, $78M in international box office, and over $60M in Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally. I understand that the latter figure skews more heavily toward US Disney+ […]

Former Philadelphia 76ers guard Jrue Holiday helped the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns in Game 3.

Journalists are the heroes in “The French Dispatch,” so expect film critics to be a little bit biased in their embrace of Wes Anderson’s latest. It flatters the field, after all, just not in the way that Pulitzer-centric mega-scoop sagas “All the President’s Men” or “Spotlight” may have done before. Anderson is more of a […]

Eagle-eyed Marvel fans caught an unexpected but welcome surprise during the most recent episode of "Loki" -- Throg, a.k.a. Showrunner Kate Herron confirmed that the split-second flash of a frog in a jar dressed as the God of Thunder was, indeed, a Thor variant. Herron spoke to the "For All Nerds" podcast and dished on things Marvel fans might have missed -- such as who voiced the animated amphibian.

Starz has given an early Season 2 renewal to Power Book III: Raising Kanan. Ahead of its Season 1 premiere on July 18, Starz has greenlighted a second season of the prequel series to the original Power franchise. Additionally, Antonio Ortiz, who recurs in Season 1 as Shawn “Famous” Figueroa, has been upped to series […]

With Johansson's final bow as super spy Natasha Romanoff finally happening thanks to "Black Widow," look back on her 10 best roles.

Biden’s response comes one day after thousands of people took to the streets in cities and towns across Cuba, including Havana.

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Brothers won an auction for Chariot, a feature pitch package that has Top Gun: Maverick helmer Joseph Kosinski directing an adaptation of the graphic novel recently published by Artists, Writers and Artisans (AWA). The film will be scripted by Julian Meiojas, whose recent credits include Jack Ryan and The Flash. 21 Laps’ Shawn […]

Even with a chance to complete a so-called “Golden Slam,” Novak Djokovic isn't sure he'll be playing at the Tokyo Olympics. “I’ll have to think about it,” Djokovic said after winning Wimbledon on Sunday.

HAVANA (Reuters) -Cuba blamed historic protests that took place over the weekend on U.S. "economic asphyxiation" and social media campaigns by a minority of U.S.-financed counter-revolutionaries, while U.S. President Joe Biden said he stood with the Cuban people. The streets of Havana were quiet on Monday, although there was a heavy police presence. Outages in mobile internet - the only way many Cubans have of accessing the web - were frequent.

Mark Andrews listed as player Ravens' can least afford to lose next offseason by Bleacher Report

The game, featuring Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, was pulled from the PlayStation Store in December shortly after its debut as gamers complained about glitches. Its version for PS4 consoles was the most downloaded game in the U.S./Canada and Europe in June, according to PlayStation's blog

This is where the (deep breath) 2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid comes in. While not a new model altogether, the 2021 Turbo S E-Hybrid is better than ever this year. Mainly, it makes more power and torque, specifically 12 more ponies and an additional 16 pound-feet for totals of 690 horsepower and 641 pound-feet.

Disney will raise the monthly and annual fees for ESPN Plus, one of three different subscription-based streaming services it operates in the U.S., in a maneuver that signals how much the media industry is starting to depend on those direct-to-consumer outlets for new revenue. Starting on Aug. 13, the price of an ESPN Plus subscription […]

HBO Max has released the trailer for “FBoy Island,” a new reality dating series hosted by comedian and actress Nikki Glaser (“The Nikki Glaser Podcast,” “One Night with Nikki Glaser”). The series will follow three women who move to a tropical island with 24 single men — 12 of whom are “nice guys” looking for love, and 12 who are self-proclaimed “FBoys,” looking for… not love. In fact, to throw in a twist, there’s money on the line and the “FBoys” have admitted to producers that they’re only ther

Read full article at Yahoo Entertainment

Marvel's 'Black Widow' Premiere and Disney+ Opening Weekend

Attractions Magazine 12 July, 2021 - 05:30pm


Entertainment Stories