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Bri Constantino

lives and breathes everything pop culture. He’s into movies, superheroes, comic books, action figures, pro wrestling and music. A writer and musician by profession but a massive kid-at-heart. Oh, he’s also hopelessly in love with Elizabeth Olsen.

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  • Kirsten Dunst Spotted in LA with Another Marvel Star Amid Spider-Man: ...
    I think it's safe to assume that everyone in the Marvel Cinematic Universe fandom is aware of the rumors surrounding Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield's appearances in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Of course, Marvel and Sony have immediately debunked reports linking both actors to the project but that didn't stop webheads from being convinced that their favorite Spidey actors are indeed set to make their respective comebacks.              View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Spider-Man: No Way Home (@spidermanmovie) Aside from Tobey and Andrew, their respective love interests Kirsten Dunst (Mary Jane Watson) and Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy) have also been included in the list of rumored cast members which only made the mill spin even harder. When you think about it, MJ and Gwen making cameo appearances in the film makes perfect sense assuming that the two actors are part of the project. However, the Cruella actress has previously denied any involvement in Spider-Man 3. As for Dunst, while she has neither confirmed nor denied the rumors surrounding MJ's comeback, the actress was spotted at Sunset Gower Studios in Los Angeles where No Way Home is reportedly filming additional scenes. Interestingly, she was spotted with fellow actress Deborah Ann Woll who starred in Netflix's Daredevil series as Charlie Cox's love interest. Check out the images here:   Kirsten Dunst was seen walking with a friend in the Sunset Gower Studios yesterday (July 30)! pic.twitter.com/LhPBsUe2Sk — Kirsten Dunst Updates (@DunstUpdates) July 31, 2021 Also Read: Official Spider-Man Twitter Account May Have Teased Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield in No Way Home It's worth noting that Matt Murdock is also rumored to be making his official MCU debut in Spider-Man: No Way Home and it makes the Deborah sighting all the more intriguing. As it stands, it's still a little hard to jump to conclusions but the two actresses being spotted at the same location where the MCU project is currently filming can't be coincidental and it sure raises so many questions.  Spider-Man: No Way Home hits cinemas on December 17, 2021.
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  • Black Adam Producer Reveals The Rock Previously Met with Marvel ...
    There's no denying that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the most sought-after stars of his generation and it almost feels like every major film franchise has him in it. However, it's totally baffling that it's only now that we're getting to see him in his first superhero role with Warner Bros. and DC Films but apparently, starring in a comic book project has been on Johnson's radar for quite some time now. In fact, he previously had negotiations with Marvel about a potential project in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Black Adam (@blackadammovie) According to Black Adam producer Hiram Garcia who happens to be the brother of The Rock's agent and ex-wife Dany Garcia, the former WWE superstar actually met with Kevin Feige in the past to discuss a few ideas. However, he clarifies that the "negotiations" that went down weren't that serious and in the end, Johnson chose to stay committed to his passion project over at the DCEU which has been in developmental hell for a decade. In an interview with Collider, Hiram reveals: "DJ and Kevin have a great relationship and we’ve flirted around a few ideas before, but nothing serious. There’s mutual admiration for what we each have been doing and what Kevin has built over it is truly incredible. Ultimately though for us, we’ve always been very committed to what we wanted to build with Black Adam. Black Adam was the character we wanted to bring to life and who we felt DJ was destined to play. Once we set our sites on this character over a decade ago it was hard to imagine DJ playing anyone else." Also Read: Black Adam Star Dwayne Johnson Issues Warning to the MCU Ahead of Filming The Rock starring in an MCU film sounds like a match made in heaven but personally speaking, I'm glad it didn't end up happening. Now, don't get me wrong, he'll surely be a perfect fit for the billion-dollar franchise but as far as star power is concerned, the DCEU could definitely use the services of "The Great One". He'll definitely be a game-changer for the franchise and that's not just a prediction, that's a spoiler. Black Adam hits cinemas in 2022.
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  • Marvel Studios Seemingly Hints that Agent Carter Series is Not MCU ...
    Many fans believe that Peggy Carter is among the more underutilized characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but what some people tend to forget is that following her appearances in Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, actress Hayley Atwell headlined her own ABC series Agent Carter which ran for two seasons. However, it doesn't look like Marvel Studios considers the series canon to the MCU despite it being set in Earth-616.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Marvel Studios (@marvelstudios) Ahead of the beloved character's much-awaited appearance as Captain Carter in the animated series What If...?, Marvel Studios released a special Marvel Legends episode centered on the feisty agent and one of the founding members of SHIELD. Intriguingly, the studio seemed to ignore the actress' ties to the Agent Carter series show as the eight-minute featurette doesn't include any scenes from the hit Marvel spinoff show.  Interestingly, the official banner for the said episode features Peggy's iconic red hat from the show, something that we never saw the character wear in the Marvel movies. Still, it begs the question: is Agent Carter no longer considered as canon to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Also Read: Doctor Strange 2: What If...? Character Rumored to Make an Appearance It's not the first time Marvel Studios chose to ignore projects that weren't exactly overseen by Kevin Feige and his crew so the possibility that Agent Carter could no longer be considered canon to the billion-dollar franchise wouldn't shock me at all. I mean, let's be honest, most of the MCU's casual fans have only seen the movies so I guess the spinoff shows pre-Disney+ era don't hold that much relevance. Meanwhile, What If...? will premiere on August 11 only on Disney+.  
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  • Scarlett Johansson Reportedly Sued Disney Because Black Widow Isn't ...
    Last week, Scarlett Johansson shocked the entire entertainment world when she filed a lawsuit against Disney over breach of contract allegations. For the uninitiated, the star of Marvel Studios' first feature film in two years Black Widow wasn't thrilled with the House of Mouse making the film available for streaming via Disney+'s Premier Access feature on the same day as its theatrical release. Scarlett's camp insists that Disney's release scheme ultimately cost them a huge box office revenue.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Black Widow (@black.widow) All parties have gone back-and-forth over the last couple of days and the issue between Johansson and Disney is getting really personal, it seems. Now, in a stunning new development, it is being reported that there's more to Scarlett's jaw-dropping lawsuit than just Black Widow's box office potential getting derailed by Disney+. Apparently, Johansson wasn't ready to say goodbye to the MCU and according to a report from Vulture, it's one of the reasons why she decided to file a lawsuit. The entertainment website notes that there are currently no plans for Natasha Romanoff to make future appearances in the MCU and it prompted the actress to take legal action.  Also Read: Black Widow Fans are Heartbroken After Scarlett Johansson Reportedly Sues Disney Honestly, the reason stated in the report is a little too hard to believe because if Scarlett truly wanted to stick around in the franchise, all she had to do was ask and I'm pretty sure Disney and Marvel Studios would've reconsidered killing off Romanoff. The turmoil between both parties has gotten so complicated that it might have killed the actress' chances of actually making a grand comeback to the MCU. But hey, you can never say never still. Black Widow is still streaming via Disney+'s Premier Access
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  • Margot Robbie Finally Breaks Silence on Harley Quinn Hiatus Rumors
    It's already hard to imagine anyone other than Margot Robbie playing the role of Harley Quinn in DC's live-action universe and despite the fact that her previous films received an underwhelming response from fans and critics, her stellar performance as the iconic Batman villain/anti-hero was beyond enough to convince Warner Bros. that she needs to stick around in the DC Extended Universe.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by The Suicide Squad (@thesuicidesquad) However, the Australian star worried fans last month when she revealed that she's getting really exhausted from portraying the character, and truth be told, playing a role like Harley can be demanding in all aspects. But as it turns out, Robbie's previous comments were just taken out of context, and according to her, she's not abandoning the role anytime soon. In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the lead star of James Gunn's The Suicide Squad pretty much debunked initial reports suggesting that she's taking a break from playing Harley on the big screen. Robbie said that the year-long break she took after filming Birds of Prey and The Suicide Squad back-to-back was already enough rest. She explains: "No, I've had enough of a break. I'm ready to do her again. I did Birds of Prey and The Suicide Squad back-to-back, so that was a lot of Harley all in a one-year period, but that was a while ago now. I'm always ready for more Harley!" Also Read: Margot Robbie Claims The Suicide Squad is the 'Greatest Comic Book Film Ever Made' It's good to know that the actress has no plans of leaving the DCEU in the near future and quite frankly, fans aren't ready to see her go just yet. Again, there's nothing to worry about because it's quite evident that the powers that be are totally behind the actress and this might be one of the rare occasions where we can be grateful to Warner Bros. and DC Films.  The Suicide Squad is scheduled for a limited theatrical release on August 5, 2021. It will also be available on the same day on HBO Max.  
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  • What If...? Almost Featured Star Wars' Luke Skywalker Becoming an ...
    If it wasn't obvious enough, Marvel Studios is stepping out of its comfort zone and taking the opportunity to experiment with Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It can't be denied that their upcoming animated project is What If...? is the perfect venue for Kevin Feige and his team of creators to tell new stories the franchise previously wasn't allowed to tell and in the "proper" MCU timeline.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Marvel Studios (@marvelstudios) As the title suggests, What If...? will explore entirely new territory and it's already safe to say that we can expect to see some mind-blowing stuff go down in the series. Apparently, the brilliant minds behind the animated series had some pretty crazy ideas for the project which would have involved another hit media franchise. Speaking with Collider, What If...? head writer A.C. Bradley admitted that she wanted the series to become an official crossover event between Star Wars and Marvel. Bradley shared that she had an outrageous idea that would've seen Luke Skywalker become an Avenger but Marvel Studios ultimately turned it down.  Bradley shared: "I was kind of notorious for trying to get a Star Wars character involved. We did try at one point, but it's kind of like play with the sandbox you were given. We gave you the entire MCU. Run with that. And, I was like 'Okay. But still, Luke Skywalker would be an amazing Avenger.'" Also Read: Marvel Studios Shockingly Recasts Robert Downey Jr. in What If..? Series Despite the fact that both franchises live under the same Disney umbrella, it's quite obvious that Marvel Studios isn't ready to do a grand crossover with beloved characters from a galaxy far, far away and I gotta say, as interesting as that would be, I think it's best that we leave both franchises doing their own thing instead of making things complicated for the viewers. Let Marvel be Marvel and Star Wars be Star Wars. What If...? will premiere on August 11 only on Disney+.  
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  • Thor 4: Christian Bale Looks Menacing as Gorr the God Butcher in ...
    Christian Bale will always be Batman in the eyes of superhero and comic book film fans and while he did exceptional work as the caped crusader in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, that doesn't mean that the decorated actor no longer has the ability to deliver a captivating performance in another comic book-centric project. This is why Bale has signed on to star in Marvel Studios' Thor: Love and Thunder much to the shock of his avid fans.              View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Marvel Studios (@marvelstudios) Earlier rumors claimed that the British actor will be playing iconic Marvel character Beta Ray Bill in the Thorquel but it was later announced that he'll be turning to the dark side for the highly anticipated project, portraying Gorr the God Butcher. Now, as additional photography for the film has commenced, set photos from Love and Thunder have already leaked online and it sees Bale as the menacing villain.  And in true "Christian Bale" fashion, the actor has once again undergone a drastic transformation for the role. Apparently, Bale will be covered in prosthetics and he looks totally menacing. Check out the images here:   The first look at Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher in Thor: Love and Thunder! Filming has resumed in Malibu (via Daily Mail) pic.twitter.com/2RHo4zG1VJ — Thor: Love and Thunder News (@lovethundernews) August 4, 2021 Also Read: Thor: Love and Thunder's Chris Hemsworth Looks Glorious as Thunderstrike in Epic New Image​ As it stands, we still don't know the extent of Christian's involvement in the film but I'm keeping my fingers crossed that Gorr the God Butcher will not be treated as just another expendable Marvel Cinematic Universe villain much like all the huge villains that have come before him. I'm confident enough that Kevin Feige and his crew will not waste this casting and they'd be foolish to give Bale a role that wouldn't leave a mark.    Thor: Love and Thunder will hit cinemas on May 6, 2022.
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  • The Suicide Squad's James Gunn Reacts to Snyder Cut Fans ...
    James Gunn's jaw-dropping arrival to the DC Extended Universe is a massive game-changer for the franchise that still hasn't seen its best days. And while some fans were initially apprehensive with his involvement in the franchise, fearing that it will lead to another Joss Whedon scenario for Warner Bros., the positive reactions The Suicide Squad has been getting ahead of its global premiere this week is enough proof that Gunn is indeed a team player despite his ties with Marvel.              View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by The Suicide Squad (@thesuicidesquad) However, not everyone in the DCEU fandom is thrilled with the attention Gunn has been getting, and shockingly enough, of all people, Zack Snyder's fans have apparently been causing havoc all over the internet and are ganging up against the Guardians of the Galaxy filmmaker. In fact, there have been rumors circulating online that diehard supporters of the director and the SnyderVerse movement have been review-bombing The Suicide Squad. Turns out, Gunn is aware of what's happening and he finally broke his silence after a fan pointed out the Snyder's "supporters" have been displaying toxicity online. Responding to a tweet from user @hydeandgeek, Gunn pretty much implied that he's not bothered by the negativity thrown his way by some DC fans.      I hear The Suicide Squad is being review-bombed by the Snyder Cut crew. Why? Because something shows a movie can be dark as well as fun and actually have some personality in its characters? @JamesGunn hasn’t let me down yet. — Hyde (@hydeandgeek) August 3, 2021 Despite the toxic behavior of some fans, Gunn still defended the fandom and said that most of the Snyder fans he's encountered have been very supportive of his debut project for the DCEU. Check out the director's response below:   I’ll live - stuff like this means nothing in the big picture. (And important to point out most the SnyderCut fans have been supportive, it’s only a few who feel it’s worthwhile spending their time doing stuff like this.) — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) August 3, 2021 Also Read: James Gunn Hypes Up John Cena's WWE Return Ahead of The Suicide Squad Release It's long been debated that WB and DC Films are the ones to blame for the DCEU becoming a convoluted mess and while that's actually true, we can't overlook the fact that there are indeed fans who choose to be toxic instead of being 100% supportive of the franchise. That's what I don't get. They want the DCEU to succeed so bad but they're attacking the franchise's own projects just because it's not Snyder-labeled. Fans need to unite for once. The Suicide Squad is scheduled for a limited theatrical release on August 5, 2021. It will also be available on the same day on HBO Max.  
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  • Marvel Star Ryan Reynolds Teases Deadpool the Musical Before Third ...
    In case you've been living under a rock for the past two years, Marvel Studios has officially acquired the rights to Deadpool and actor Ryan Reynolds is set to reprise the fourth-wall-breaking outlaw in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While Kevin Feige and his crew seem to be in no rush to bring DP to the fold, it'll be interesting to see how the R-rated character would fare and thrive in a different environment.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by @deadpoolmovie We all know for a fact that it's almost mandatory for Marvel Studios to follow Disney's family-friendly standards and since the official confirmation that Reynolds would be jumping ship to the billion-dollar franchise, there's been major concern amongst fans whether the studio would be able to handle Deadpool right. Kevin Feige has confirmed that Mr. Pool will retain his R-rated roots despite the MCU having a much more different and "safer" tone. But if Ryan had things his way, he'd be willing to abide by Disney's code only if the House of Mouse allows him to star in "Deadpool the Musical". Taking to Twitter, the Canadian star posted a faux poster featuring the one and only Wade Wilson who's seemingly all geared up to deliver us a musical experience like no other. Check it out here:  Also Read: Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Finally Makes His MCU Debut with Beloved Thor Character Fans need not worry as Deadpool 3 has already been confirmed to be R-rated with Reynolds overseeing the script and creative direction of the character. Of course, mad props to Marvel Studios for knowing what the fans truly want but honestly, they would be foolish to even attempt to present fans with a watered-down version of the fan-favorite mutant. Marvel Studios' Deadpool 3 is under development.  
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  • Star Wars: Upcoming Post-The Rise of Skywalker Project Will Not ...
    I think it's already safe to say that Disney's Star Wars sequel trilogy failed to hit the mark with longtime fans and critics of the franchise and there's a reason why Episodes VII, VIII, and IX aren't held in high regard just like the previous films that have come before it. Thankfully, Lucasfilm was somehow able to erase the bitter taste The Rise of Skywalker left in our mouths with The Mandalorian which is arguably the production company's current flagship series.   However, if you think Lucasfilm is ready to formally close the chapter of the sequel trilogy, you got it all wrong. Apparently, the production company is teaming up with LEGO for a brand-new Star Wars special that will take place following the events of The Rise of Skywalker. Titled LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales, the collaboration between the two companies are said to be "a seasonal celebration of the villainous dark side of the Star Wars galaxy — just in time for Halloween."             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Star Wars (@starwars) The official voice cast features Jake Green as Poe Dameron, Raphael Alejandro as Dean, Dana Snyder as Graballa the Hutt, Tony Hale as Vaneé, Christian Slater as Ren, Trevor Devall as Emperor Palpatine, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as NI-L8, and Matt Sloan as Darth Vader. Intriguingly, the sequel trilogy's main protagonist Rey (Skywalker) has been excluded from the upcoming project. Also Read: Disney's Star Wars Sequels Reportedly Being Erased by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni While the Mandoverse continues to prove that Lucasfilm can still get things right within the franchise, Mando and Grogu's adventures aren't meant to last forever and whether fans would be down with it or not, the production company will have to look into the future of the franchise. Naturally, the first step would be to acknowledge the aftermath of the sequels and what happens to Rey after Episode IX. LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales will begin streaming on October 1st, only on Disney+.
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