November 9, 2016 was an epic day in the world of comic books. While a ton of attention has been going to the launch of the Invincible Iron Man — which spotlights a 15-year-old black female MIT student who has built her own version of Iron Man’s armor — there is another book that has made some headlines of […]
Numbers for April comic book sales are in, and at the top of the list is Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ Black Panther. Coates, a journalist who won the National Book Award for his Between the World and Me, took over writing for Marvel’s first Black superhero last year and this is his debut in the series. Vulture reports: “Not only was Black […]
Run the Jewels have lent their track “Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry)” to the soundtrack trailer for Marvel comic series Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet. Ta-Nehisi Coates makes an appearance in Part 1, breaking down key characters and the tribulations faced by the nation of Wakanda. From Rolling Stone: “T’Challa has lost his greatest ally, his sister […]
After months of rumors and speculation, Marvel confirms that Ryan Coogler will direct the new 'Black Panther' film.
Ava DuVernay confirmed earlier this month that she would not be directing Marvel’s Black Panther film adaptation, despite reports. She detailed why she wouldn’t be even further at the BlogHer conference in New York City this past Saturday (July 18). The Selma director, who originally accepted the offer to direct, said that she and the other execs just didn’t share […]
After a month of speculation, the news is finally confimed: Ava DuVernay is set to direct Marvel’s film adaptation of Black Panther, according to MCU Exchange. It looks like having the Selma director behind the camera for Black Panther is part of Marvel’s master plan to release additional films with a “diversity” mission. From MCU Exchange: Part of the […]
As previously reported Selma director Ava DuVernay is supposedly in talks with Marvel about working her magic on an upcoming superhero film. However, the name of another director in the running has been leaked. Rope Of Silicon has Rick Famuyiwa, director of the Sundance Film Festival-hit Dope, as someone else to possibly helm Marvel’s Black Panther film in addition to DuVernay. At the moment DuVernay is the only director […]
Ava DuVernay had a whirlwind 2014 after her award-winning MLK biopic Selma was released, and now Marvel Studios is reportedly eyeing her for an upcoming “diverse” superhero project, according to TheWrap. Speculation’s already running wild as to whether or not DuVernay will take the director’s chair on the upcoming Black Panther or Captain Marvel movies. Either way, the mutual interest that both parties have […]