Don Cheadle Wants War Machine To Return To MCU After "Avengers: Endgame"

Terrence Howard was the first actor to play War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he was replaced with Don Cheadle in Iron Man 2. Since then, Cheadle has appeared in Avengers: Age Ultron, Iron Man 3, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. Although Endgame marked the end several contracts and heroes, Cheadle wants to get back into the MCU. 

According to Comicbook.com, at the TCA winter press tour Cheadle gave his opinion on what’s next in War Machine’s story. “If there were to be one, I’d really want to dig into him and maybe even find something that felt closer to the first Iron Man for who he was. I think they can go anywhere with him now.” War Machine would be a great candidate for a Disney+ series, although he doesn’t sound to sure if that’s an option for him at the moment. “I really don’t know… I haven’t given it much thought as far as which would be or if either would even be. That was an 11 year journey,” he stated in regards to a TV series. Disney+ currently has a lineup Loki, WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and Ms. Marvel.

 

Michelle Obama Launches IGTV Series To Inspire Youth To Attend College

Michelle Obama my no longer be the First Lady but she’s still making moves to inspire youth and the generations to come. According to Variety, Michelle has teamed with outlet ATTN to produce a series called A Year Firsts that will chronicle first year post secondary for students across America. The first episode is set to arrive later this month and run for six episodes, ending in June 2020.

Michelle Obama Launches IGTV Series To Inspire Youth To Attend College
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“As a first-generation college student myself, I know how intimidating it can be to take that leap and pursue your educational dreams,” she said in a statement. “That’s why I’m so proud these students. By sharing their stories, they’re helping others see that the ups and downs the first year college are something everyone goes through — and they’re creating a supportive community for others facing similar challenges.”

“As Mrs. Obama highlights in each episode, there are many hidden challenges to making it through college,” ATTN: co-founder Matthew Segal added. “This series will meet many students where they live — on Instagram — and share candid perspectives about how to overcome barriers.”

In other Michelle news, Viola Davis is set to portray the former First Lady in an upcoming series.

Michelle Obama Announces Upcoming TV Series For IGTV

Earlier this week, Michelle Obama revealed that she will be releasing her first TV series on Instagram later this year, as reported by Complex.

The series will focus on the journey four college students making their way through their freshman year. She will be making the show through her initiative Reach Higher, which helps students “get to and through college.”

She explains the premise in an announcement post on Instagram: “The first year college is exciting, but also a little nerve-racking. As a first-generation college student myself, I know how intimidating it can be to try to navigate through a new place and make new friends, all while trying to figure out who you are and who you want to be. That’s why I’m so excited that @reachhigher is teaming up with @attndotcom to share the stories four first-year college students: Robert, Linette, Regan, and Haseeb. Can’t wait for you all to meet them and learn more about what taking that leap really feels like, day in and day out. Stay tuned!”

Michelle and her husband Barack will also be producing an upcoming documentary for Netflix titled Crip Camp, which is set to release this year as well.

Amazon Prime Teases "The Boys" Second Season With This Trailer

Amazon Prime successful TV series The Boys will be returning for a second season, and the first teaser has ficially– albeit perhaps accidentally– been released. The trailer doesn’t tell the fans too much, but one thing it does promise is a lot more action and excitement. Karl Urban will uphold his role as Billy Butcher. Other actors and actresses that can be seen in the preview include Jack Quaid, Anthony Starr, Tomer Capon, Erin Moriarty, and more. Terror the Bulldog will also be making a return.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Eric Kripke gave un update on what to expect in season 2: “Once you end up on that season 1 cliffhanger, you know that’s going to be a big part season 2, you know that Stillwell’s death is going to be a big part season 2, and superheroes being in the military.” Kripke went on further to describe his process setting up the suspense, “I always try to write the season finale as a pilot for the following season and make sure that whatever we’re talking about in that finale are issues we’re going to be interested in exploring next year.”

The original YouTube video was taken down shortly after it dropped, but you can watch it this stealthy twitter user below.

Pedro Pascal Reveals The Full Name Of The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian is finally here. The second episode the highly anticipated Star Wars TV series debuted on Disney+ on Friday, but fans still know little to nothing about the titular character. Is that even Pedro Pascal under that helmet or are we all being fooled? Either way, Pascal sat down for an interview with Screen Slam, where he revealed the name The Mandalorian.

“The Mandalorian character—whose name is Dyn Jarren—is your iconically cool, flawed, mysterious loner gunslinger that harkens to the best the samurai movies and the westerns,” Pascal said. “And in talking to Jon, I asked him ‘What should I be looking at?’ I know he loves movies, I love movies. ‘What would you like me to watch?’ I asked him and he immediately brought up Sergio Leone and Akira Kurosawa, Yojimbo, The Good The Bad and The Ugly. The character is] very samurai, Clint, and me.”

So far, The Mandalorian has been a fairly ambiguous show. Fan theories having circulated regarding an explanation for the character being referred to as “Baby Yoda,” with one idea being that Baby Yoda is literally Yoda’s child. Another revolves around the idea that it is a clone Yoda. George Lucas has always been extremely vague with any details about Yoda’s backstory or his species. The next episode  The Mandalorian drops next Friday on Disney+. 

"Tarzan" Actor Ron Ely’s Wife Allegedly Stabbed To Death By Son In Their Home

Some tragic news has struck the family Ron Ely who is best known for his role as Tarzan in the 1960s TV series. According to CNN, the wife the famed actor was found murdered inside her home. But what’s worse, it’s Ely’s son, Cameron, who’s accused murdering her. Cameron Ely killed his mother right before they arrived, fatally shooting him on the spot, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office claimed.

The incident reportedly started f after a 911 call was made pertaining to a family dispute at their home. Unfortunately, by the time the police arrived at 8:15 p.m., Valerie was found dead from several stab wounds. Valerie Lundeen Ely, age 60, was stabbed to death in the home that she and Ron shared. Cameron, 30-years-old, was the person who allegedly stabbed her, according to the police. 

Ron Ely ID’d a family member as the culprit before ficials searched the home. Cameron was later found outside the house where police confronted him. They said that he “posed a threat and in response four deputies fired their service weapons at the suspect, fatally wounding him.” Police involved in the

Lt. Erik Raney said that Ron Ely was in fact home at the time the death but was taken to the hospital and underwent an evaluation. He was later released.  

Atlanta Hawks Channel "Atlanta" For Schedule Release Watch

The NBA ficially revealed the full schedule for the 2019-20 season on Monday, sparking a chain creative schedule reveal videos across the league. Among the teams that went above and beyond with their schedule unveiling was the Atlanta Hawks, who pulled on inspiration from Donald Glover’s hit tv series, “Atlanta.”

As seen in the tweet embedded below, the Hawks social account cryptically revealed select games on their schedule and it’ll likely take you a couple times through to catch all the dates and matchups.

As noted, the Hawks weren’t the only team that got creative with their schedule reveal video.

The Brooklyn Nets (NBA 2K20), Indiana Pacers (Netflix), Orlando Magic (Magicians), Sacramento Kings (NBA on NBC anthem), Utah Jazz (Legos) and Portland Trail Blazers (small animals) all came prepared with unique social posts in celebration the 2019-20 schedule release.

Check out some the best NBA schedule reveal videos in the tweets embedded below.

Netflix Snags DC Comics "Sandman" Drama Series

Netflix has recently snagged DC Comics’ Sandman as part its upcoming series to be produced and released on the streaming platform. According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources inform that Netflix has signed a massive financial deal with Warner Bros to get the graphic novel adapted into a live-action series. Accordingly, the drama was picked up and will consist a total 11 episodes. Thus far, the upcoming TV series is considered to be the most expensive DC has ever done. Allain Heinberg (Grey’s Anatomy, Wonder Woman) is set to both write the show and serve as showrunner on the straight-to-series drama. New Line previously attempted to convert the Gaiman-monthly comic into a film but failed.

Netflix Snags DC Comics "Sandman" Drama Series

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A VP at Netflix shared the following: “We’re thrilled to partner with the brilliant team that is Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer, and Allan Heinberg to finally bring Neil’s iconic comic book series, The Sandman, to life onscreen. From its rich characters and storylines to its intricately built-out worlds, we’re excited to create an epic original series that dives deep into this multi-layered universe beloved by fans around the world.” The Sandman series will take after Gaiman’s horror fantasy and mythology tale about Morpheus, the Lord Dreams, and the Endless, a powerful group siblings which include Death, Despair, Destruction, Desire, Delirium, and Dream.

"The Walking Dead" Comics Abruptly Ends, Creator Releases Statement

The Walking Dead comics creator Robert Kirkman unexpectedly shared the end the critically-acclaimed horror comic following the dead its protagonist Rick Grimes in the previous issue. And so, right before reaching the 200th issue milestone. The ending was announced a statement showcasing a lengthy essay from the creator as he explains why he chose to end the comic without warning or warning fans: “This is the end  The Walking Dead. That’s it… it’s over… we’re done. I’m sure you have a million questions… and I’m sure you feel as emotional about all this as we do… if not more so. I’m completely willing to bet some you are angry over this.” You can read the full statement here.

In other news, Netflix has recently snagged Neil Gaiman’s Sandman as part its upcoming series to be produced and released on the streaming platform. According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources inform that Netflix has signed a massive financial deal with Warner Bros to get the graphic novel adapted into a live-action series. Accordingly, the drama was picked up and will consist a total 11 episodes. Thus far, the upcoming TV series is considered to be the most expensive DC has ever done. Allain Heinberg (Grey’s Anatomy, Wonder Woman) is set to both write the show and serve as showrunner on the straight-to-series drama. New Line previously attempted to convert the Gaiman-monthly comic into a film but failed.

Mary J. Blige Inks First-Look TV Deal With Lionsgate

Mary J. Blige‘s acting career has been hot as late. She was perfect in Netflix’s Umbrella Academy, stunning in Mudbound, and she been making appearances all over in series such as Black-ish, Scream: The TV Series, Empire, and more. Now, Billboard is reporting that the super popular singer/songwriter/producer/actress has signed a first look deal with Lionsgate studio.

“I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate,” stated Blige the union. “They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking. I can’t wait to bring all our projects to life.”

Lionsgate Television Group chairman Kevin Beggs also commented, stating, “Mary is a very talented artist, fearless visionary and an incredible human being. We’re delighted to be working with someone with such a powerful and impactful creative voice. Every art she touches blossoms, and we’re humbled she’s chosen us as her home. We look forward to all the exciting new content Mary and her Blue Butterfly banner will bring to our television slate and Lionsgate 360 orbit.” The first look TV deal with Lionsgate will develop and produce series through Blige’s recently launched Blue Butterfly Productions. The deal also gives Blige the power to create content for the studio’s collection platforms.

Fox Slots 'Masked Singer' Right After the Next Super Bowl

Fox is betting big on the ‘The Masked Singer’ by airing the show’s third season premiere after the Super Bowl next year.

Season 3 of the popular show ‘The Masked Singer’ will be broadcast right after Super Bowl LIV, the broadcasting company announced.

Season 2 of the hit show will kick off later this fall.

The post-Super Bowl premiere is fitting since season one incognito singers included NFL players Terry Bradshaw and Antonio Brown.  Rapper T-Pain took home the trophy for Season 1, after wowing the judges and crowd as The Monster.  T-Pain says the win has had a hugely positive effect on his career.

Season 1 judges for included Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong, and Nicole Scherzinger.  Fox has not confirmed if the original panel of judges will be returning for Season 2 and 3.

To keep the identity of all the show’s participants a secret, Fox went to extreme lengths. Executive producer Craig Plestis says his team is discussing format and security changes for season two and beyond.

Plestis says security for season two will need to be beefed up.

“We want America to guess. We want our panel to guess. [The show] really tried to keep every secret from them because that’s magic that we got from the show. If we can keep that again, keep all this a secret from everybody, from the crew and from the rest of America, it’s going to be a great season.”

The Masked Singer’ concept was adapted from a show with a similar premise. Fox announced the second season renewal within the first few weeks of the show airing. The show usually gets between 6 million and 11 million viewers per episode.  Twelve celebrities start the challenge, all in unique disguises during their performances.

Using the Super Bowl as a promotional tool has done wonders for new and emerging TV series.  Some examples of shows that have premiered after the Super Bowl include ‘Alias’ and ‘Friends.’

"Resident Evil" Is Getting A Netflix Show

When they not too long ago elevate subscription costs, Netflix maintained that it was as a result of the fee unique content material, and that subscribers would get rather more stated content material in the event that they caught round. If the previous two days are something to go by, the streaming big is delivering. 

Yesterday they launched the trailer for The Umbrella Academya brand new superhero present that may substitute the Marvel content material that may seemingly transfer to Disney+ as soon as it begins. Today, Deadline reported that Netflix is growing a Resident Evil TV collection in tandem with Constantin Film, the German manufacturing firm that additionally produced the six Resident Evil films. 

The new present will apparently have the identical premise as the flicks and the video games; it’s going to discover the drama behind the Umbrella Corporation within the wake the outbreak the T-Virus. Although the small print are nonetheless unclear (the collection does not but have a showrunner employed), it seemingly will not star Milla Jovovich, who was the face the film franchise. 

This information comes very coincidentally on an enormous day for the Resident Evil franchise, because the remake  Resident Evil 2 simply got here out at this time. You can watch the trailer for the polished up model the previous recreation beneath:

Will Smith Wishes DJ Jazzy Jeff A Happy Birthday With A Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Montage

If you have been a giant fan extremely well-liked TV collection from the 1990s, The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, then you definitely most likely know the hilarious friendship between Will Smith’s character, Will, and DJ Jazzy Jeff’s character, Jazz. The two have been inseparable at occasions, with Jazz continually making an attempt to flirt and exit on a date with Will’s cousin Hillary. Jazz’ character was additionally notorious for continually being thrown out the home by Uncle Phil.

DJ Jazzy Jeff, whose actual title is Jeffrey Allen Townes, turned 54 years previous right now and Smith did not miss a beat. The two nonetheless have a terrific friendship collectively, and Smith determined to place that friendship on show right now, posting a montage on Instagram the 2 throughout their days on the Fresh Prince.

In the video, Will and Jazz are seen doing their signature handshake and snap greeting that turned a staple the TV present.

Townes and Smith having been working collectively for the reason that mid-80s and have had a plethora success collectively. In 1988 they launched the album He’s the DJ, I am The Rapper which contained one Smith’s largest singles “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” That track gained the duo a Grammy for Best Hip-Hop/Rap Song. 

Hopefully, DJ Jazzy Jeff has a terrific birthday.

"Game Of Thrones" Final Season Will Be Like "Six Movies"

Game Of Thrones’ last season is barely months away. Even with the epic conclusion proper across the nook, followers have little concept what is going to transpire on the present’s eighth season. There are just a few individuals who have seen all six the ultimate episodes, and HBO chief Richard Plepler is one them. Plepler spoke with Variety about his response to watching the ultimate season HBO’s hit collection, and his reply will solely make you extra impatient for it to drop. 

“It’s a spectacle. The guys have accomplished six films,” Plepler acknowledged. “The response I had whereas watching them was, ‘I’m watching a film.’ They knew the bar was excessive. They’ve exceeded the bar. I’ve watched them twice with none CGI and I’m in awe. Everybody’s in for a rare deal with storytelling and magical, magical manufacturing.” Although the ultimate season  Game Of Thrones will solely comprise six episodes, rumor is that every these episodes will run for 90 minutes. HBO did drop f a teaser for the collection this previous weekend, which solely featured a scene Sansa Stark welcoming Daenerys to Winterfell, with Jon Snow by her facet. Although a cheerful ending could be passable, I do not count on that romance to finish any higher than earlier Targaryen relationships. 

"Game of Thrones" Prequel Casts eight New Actors

Game Of Thrones could also be ending this yr, however HBO will not be able to let go such a profitable enterprise. That’s why the cable channel is pushing ahead with a prequel sequence, which is rumored to be titled The Long Night. As the identify suggests, the prequel will discover the unique lengthy winter that introduced the White Walkers down upon Westeros. The origin the Starks, the White Walkers, and the historical past a number of mystical creatures will undoubtedly be touched on. Noami Watts and Josh Whitehouse have been solid to star within the sequence, however now The Hollywood Reporter has revealed eight new actors and actresses that might be becoming a member of them. 

Naomi Ackie (subsequent showing in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars), Denise Gough (Guerrilla, Tony-nominated for Angels in America), Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd, Twilight, Mortal Instruments), Sheila Atim (Harlots), Ivanno Jeremiah (Black Mirror, Humans), Georgie Henley (The Chronicles Narnia), Alex Sharp (To the Bone) and Toby Regbo (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Grindewald) have all been solid as sequence regulars. No particulars about their characters have been revealed, and we most likely will not get a take a look at them till after Game Of Thrones concludes this Spring. Of course, George R.R. Martin is concerned to verify his creation sticks to canon.