How to Write a Marvel Movie

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, learn from Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely what it takes to write a film for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, a video essay wonders if comedy has died on the big screen as studios shy away from supporting them in theaters, and the cast of IT Chapter Two finds out which characters they’d be after taking a Buzzfeed quiz. Read More »

IT Chapter 2 Scene Breakdown

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, a helpful new video explores just how deep the interconnected literary and cinematic universe of Stephen King goes. Plus, the cast of IT: Chapter 2 recaps the first movie in case you need to catch up before you see the sequel, and director Andy Muschietti breaks down a scene from the movie where James MvAvoy takes a trip down memory lane. Read More »

Stephen King's It - Losers Club

There’s always been a caution about working with kids in show business, mostly because some of them can be difficult to work with due to their penchant for simply being kids. But there’s another challenge that comes with utilizing kids who are on the cusp of hitting puberty, especially if you have a franchise of films, and that’s growing up. In the case of It Chapter 2, director Andy Muschietti confirmed that the Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema reserved money in the sequel’s budget to to ensure the kids looked exactly as young as they did in the first movie. Read More »

 

it chapter two trailer

Get ready to return home to Derry, Maine with the It Chapter Two trailer. The members of The Losers’ Club are all grown up, but they can’t escape their childhood fears. With It Chapter Two, director Andy Muschietti completes his adaptation of Stephen King‘s tome of terror that started with 2017’s surprise blockbuster It. Unlike most King movie sequels, It Chapter Two is actually still working with the author’s source material, with the scripts for this film, and 2017’s It, splitting up the lengthy text of the book. Watch the It Chapter Two trailer below.

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Shazam Clip

In the latest DC Comics big screen adaptation, a young orphan named Billy Batson (Asher Angel) becomes endowed with the power to transform into an adult superhero named Shazam! (played by Zachary Levi). But how are you supposed to keep that secret when you have a whole family of fellow foster brothers and sisters living under the same roof? Well, you probably don’t want to tell the little sister who is pretty bad at keeping secrets. But that’s just something Billy/Shazam will have to deal with in this new Shazam clip. Read More »

Shazam clip

Warner Bros. and DC are taking the DCEU in a lighter direction with Shazam!, the upcoming comedy about a kid who can transform into a full-grown superhero. Early buzz has been very positive, with critics praising its heart and humor, and now we can see more of that for ourselves in a brand new Shazam clip. In it, young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) has changed into the costumed alter ego (Zachary Levi) and seeks out his superhero-obsessed friend Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer) to help him discover his superpowers.  Read More »

Shazam Trailer Breakdown

If you told me before San Diego Comic-Con started that the first trailer for Shazam! was going to impress the hell out of me, I would have said you were crazy. But here we are after the sneak peek debuted in Hall H and spread across the web like wildfire, and even after seeing the trailer a few times now, I can still say that Shazam! has quickly and surprisingly become one of my more anticipated films of 2019.

Now that the trailer is out there for everyone to sink their teeth into, we wanted to dig into this footage a little bit more. While the trailer itself is pretty straightforward, there are some interesting details to glean, including how the Shazam! movie is taking cues from the New 52 origin story of the superhero. Read More »

Shazam image

Can Aquaman and Shazam save the DCEU? Maybe! The DC film universe over at Warner Bros. has been struggling lately, but the future looks bright. The films coming up, including Wonder Woman 1984, look to be dead set on bringing some light to the darkness. A new Shazam image has surfaced along with some new info about the upcoming film, and all signs point to a much more enjoyable DC superhero movie.

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Shazam!, the newest entry in the ever-changing DCEU, has begun production, and with it comes an official synopsis. Director David F. Sandberg helms the film which focuses on a young boy who is suddenly blessed with super powers. Read the full Shazam synopsis below.

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‘Shazam!’ Sets 2019 Release Date

Shazam release date

Mark your calendars: Shazam! will hit theaters in a little over a year. The DCEU entry directed by Annabelle: Creation and Lights Out director David F. Sandberg adapts the comic about a young boy who has the power to turn into an adult superhero. Zachary Levi stars. The Shazam release date now puts it one month before the release of Avengers 4.

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