Since the new Marvel Studios TV shows being produced for Disney+ are so closely tied to the events of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it only makes sense that the shows are being crafted as if they were feature films. At least that’s how they’re being treated behind the scenes with a process that removes one key element of television production.
Whenever a TV show is made, there’s typically a role called a showrunner. This position acts much in the same way that a director and producer would on a feature film set, heading up creative and managerial responsibility. Showrunners are also credited as an executive producer of the series. In the case of Marvel Studios TV shows like WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, and Loki, there hasn’t been a showrunner, which means the creative process is treated more like a movie. Read More »
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The Ms. Marvel series headed to Disney+ has a new cast member: Laurel Marsden, who will play comic character Zoe Zimmer. The series follows Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Muslim Pakistani-American from Jersey City who writes superhero fan fiction, particularly of Captain Marvel, and gains shape-shifting powers. Iman Vellani is playing the title character, and will also appear in Captain Marvel 2.
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Last night, The Walt Disney Company performed a show of strength unlike anything we’ve seen outside of Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con by unleashing details and plans for new entries in several of its biggest franchises, including properties from Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation. Since a number of movies received slight schedule adjustments, here is a comprehensive look at the confirmed release dates for a ton of film and streaming projects that fans are excited to see. Read More »
Ms. Marvel is ready for her Marvel debut — in at least two major titles. First is her own Disney+ series, Ms. Marvel, where the beloved Muslim teen superhero will make her onscreen debut. Then there’s Captain Marvel 2, where Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) will be playing with the big leaguers, including fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomer Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris). See the Ms. Marvel first look in the video below.
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