Marvel unveils huge new slate of superhero films

 Marvel has unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe — and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Huge tour for Nadiya Hussain memoir as Headline unveils 'unmissable' campaign

Headline has announced an “unmissable” campaign for Nadiya Hussain’s first memoir Finding My Voice, including a huge national theatre tour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 13:51:40 UTC ]
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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

Carol Danvers did not have any superpowers when she made her Marvel Comics debut, but she was always meant to be a star. She’ll soon be seen soaring on the big screen in “Captain Marvel,” out March 8, as the first female superhero to headline her own movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, force behind Marvel stable of superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, who brought a modern sensibility to comic books and provided lucrative fodder for Hollywood as co-creator of such sympathetically imperfect superheroes as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men and Iron Man, has died. He was 95. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Netflix can spawn a Marvel-style Millarworld superhero universe

Acquisition of Scottish comic book business can transform into a multibillion-dollar film franchiseNetflix has grand ambitions for Millarworld, the Scottish comic book company it acquired this week. The aim is to repeat Disney’s success with Marvel, where the creator of the Avengers and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Superhero Showdown: Where Does The “Marvel Versus DC” Debate Stand Right Now?

Whenever you have a space dominated by two powerful factions, people are naturally going to take sides. Coke versus Pepsi, Apple versus Microsoft, Red Vines versus Twizzlers . . people are always eager to declare themselves part of “Team [Blank]” and will defend their choices like knights of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel pulls 'sexy' 15yo superhero after backlash

Marvel and Midtown Comics have decided to pull a comic book cover featuring a 15-year-old superhero, after fans expressed concerns that she had been drawn in a sexualised manner. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Unveils Massive Slate of New Programming and Partnership With NBCU

For those who thought AOL might be shifting away from big content plays and heading into pure ad tech, the media company proved this week it still has plenty in store for digitally savvy audiences. Announcing a licensing distribution deal with NBCUniversal and a hefty slate of original and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with G. Willow Wilson: A Marvel-ous Muslim Feminist Superhero

Marvel has released the Ms. Marvel comic book #3, Side Entrance. PW spoke with its author, G. Willow Wilson, about her unique superhero. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

The first of four serialized programs and a miniseries will appear on Netflix in 2015, featuring lesser-known Marvel comic book characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage.Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 06:30:03 UTC ]
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Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, Goethe-Institut’s Uwe Johnson Series

This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City's Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson's work in English. The post Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A Huge, Huge Shock': Matt de la Peña on His 2016 Newbery Medal

Well known for his realistic YA novels that explore class and racial identity, Matt de la Peña became the first Hispanic author to receive the John Newbery Medal on Monday, and only the second author to win the Newbery for a picture book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Rising Stars 2020 unveiled

The annual Rising Stars list of industry catalysts reaches its 10th instalment with the Class of 2020, and judging by their forebears’ success, this year’s batch have plenty to look forward to. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 13:02:11 UTC ]
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Wanted dead or archive: how film-makers repurpose old footage

Werner Herzog did it with Grizzly Man, Adam McKay did it with Vice – from archival libraries to old film canisters from charity shops, the past is waiting to be brought to lifeA child sits on a rock ledge buckling his shoe. The camera zooms towards a mysterious dark shape behind him as the boy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Piki Films options The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke

Taika Waititi’s production company Piki Films has optioned New Zealand writer Tina Makereti’s novel The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke (Lightning Books, 2019) for adaptation as a feature film.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 17:50:39 UTC ]
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Amid Crowded Q3 Events Slate, Farm Journal Targets an “Industry Institution”

Being a 144-year-old information provider to the agricultural industry, Farm Journal Media typically likes to stage its development deliberately. But when the COVID-19 pandemic rendered all-important live events off-limits, CEO Andy Weber describes the ensuing weeks at the company as more like... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-25 13:36:08 UTC ]
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SNPA Foundation Announces Officers Slate

The Board of Trustees of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation elected a new slate of officers for 2020-2021 at Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-17 22:27:51 UTC ]
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Warner Bros. Film JUST MERCY Available for Free Streaming in June

Warner Bros. film JUST MERCY, based on the nonfiction book by Bryan Stevenson, is available for free streaming in the month of June. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-03 13:32:47 UTC ]
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