Rhodey's Future in the MCU

Don Cheadle was on a Television Critics Association panel for his Showtime series Black Monday, which returns for a second season on March 15. After the panel, Cheadle spoke with reporters further about his upcoming roles. There’s no confirmed project involving his MCU character James “Rhodey” Rhodes, but of course there’s potential for more.

Here are Cheadle’s thoughts about continuing to play Rhodey in films or streaming series. Plus, he discusses involvement or lack thereof in Space Jam 2 and the Netflix series Ratched.

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Kill Switch cast - Stan Cheadle Brolin

Steven Soderbergh is stepping into the world of crime once again, and this time, he’s bringing several alums of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with him.

The director of the Ocean’s trilogy, Magic Mike, Traffic, and Erin Brockovich has recruited Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, and Sebastian Stan for his next film, a crime drama set in the 1950s called Kill Switch. Read more about the new movie below. Read More »

Avengers Endgame

Not too long ago, Disney put up their awards consideration pages for the films they hope will land some nominations from the Oscars, Golden Globes and other important Hollywood organizations. When it came to Avengers: Endgame, the usual ambition was there for Best Picture, Best Director, and a slew of technical awards. But there was one surprising exclusion.

Robert Downey Jr. previously confirmed that he opted not to campaign for any acting awards for his farewell performance as Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame. This was surprising to fans since his final turn as the genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist and superhero felt like a performance that may have been worthy of at least a nomination. It appears Disney agreed and whether or not Downey intends to campaign for an Oscar, they’re going to do it for him. Robert Downey Jr. is included in the addition of consideration for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories that feature several other Avengers: Endgame cast members too. Read More »

avengers endgame review

Since the release of Avengers: Endgame, we’ve learned about a lot of alternate routes the story could have taken. Several abandoned storylines and ideas have been revealed that would have given the superheroes different arcs, taken them to different settings, and teamed them up with different characters. New details about what could have been continue to arrive (most recently with word of Nova almost being included), and now we have word that one of Earth’s mightiest heroes almost became Vice President of the United States of America. Read More »

Space Jam 2 cast

Don Cheadle (Avengers: Endgame) knows it’s time to slam now, and there’s a real jam going down over at Warner Bros. in the form of Space Jam 2, a sequel to the awful-yet-somehow-beloved live-action/animation hybrid from the 1990s which featured basketball legend Michael Jordan teaming up with the Looney Tunes. Current NBA superstar LeBron James has been trying to get a sequel off the ground for years, and he’s actually managed to make it happen – and now Cheadle is the latest addition to the cast. Read More »

Stranger Things Season 3 Premiere

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch the best of the red carpet arrivals for the world premiere of the third season of Stranger Things. Plus, watch a comedy actors roundtable with possible Emmy contenders like Jim Carrey, Don Cheadle, Sacha Baron Cohen, and more. Then see how Idris Elba fares when he takes Vanity Fair’s lie detector test interview. Read More »

Avengers Hollywood Cement Ceremony

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as the original cast members of The Avengers have their hands and feet immortalized in cement at the historical TCL Chinese Theatre. Plus, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson sling playground insults at each other just for the hell of it, and part of the Avengers: Endgame cast answers the 50 most searched Marvel questions on Google. Read More »

Airplane Movie Sets

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out who’s responsible for making a lot of Hollywood’s most famous airplane scenes come to life. Plus, Keanu Reeves recaps John Wick in just 60 seconds, and the cast of Avengers: Endgame participates in a superhero version of “Just One Question” over at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Read More »

War Machine Movie - Don Cheadle

Colonel James Rhodes has been part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the beginning. While it was Terrence Howard who played Tony Stark’s military buddy in the original Iron Man, the sequel brought in Don Cheadle as the character and they’ve never looked back. Though he’s now an integral part of The Avengers with his own suit of armor and weapons, there was a time when a War Machine movie would have let him take off on a solo adventure.

While making the publicity rounds for Avengers: Endgame, actor Don Cheadle recently talked about the abandoned plans for a War Machine movie, as well as the evolution of Rhodey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it sounds like the character arc we may have seen in a solo adventure ended up being explored through a supporting role in the the rest of the Marvel movies. Read More »

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Avengers Infinity War Children's Book

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the cast of Avengers: Endgame reads a children’s book version of Avengers: Infinity War, including the mass genocide part. Plus, producer Tim Miller takes us behind the scenes of Netflix’s animated anthology series Love, Death + Robots, and watch as Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »