Russo Brothers Address a Change to Scarlet Witch in INFINITY WAR

If you have not seen Avengers: Infinity War, be warned that there are very minor spoilers ahead.

If you’ve seen the film, you’ll know that Scarlet Witch has no accent. This has led to many fans criticizing Elizabeth Olsen, saying she was lazy and stuff like that. It turns out that it was not her choice, but the choice of directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. In a recent episode of Happy Sad Confused, the directorial brothers were asked a lot of questions about the movie (it’s all pretty interesting) and among them was this idea that Scarlet Witch doesn’t have her Sokovian accent anymore. Here’s their reasoning:

We have intentionally tried to strip that accent away for a couple of reasons. One is you’ll notice at the beginning of Civil War that Black Widow is training her to be a spy, and two is she’s been on the run, and one of the most distinguishing characteristics that she has is her accent. So if you’re gonna try to disguise yourself or hide yourself or not be caught, you’re going to try to limit those trigger warnings that would make it easy for someone to identify you, which would be inclusive of her accent. Clearly Black Widow as a red head is an incredibly distinguishing characteristic for her, which is why she has blonde hair. Cap, we’ve seen Chris Evans walk around in public with a beard and no one recognizes him. There are simple things you can do to your appearance that take about 90% of your visibility away, and for us it was very intentional that we would just keep stripping that accent down to show her acclimating and hiding.

It makes sense that all the characters would need to change things about themselves, so I’m willing to buy it. I honestly was so sucked into the movie that I didn’t notice she didn’t have an accent until the movie was over.

Avengers: Infinity War is in theaters now.

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in Talks to Join MALEFICENT 2

Marvel fans will know Chiwetel Ejiofor from his work in Doctor Strange. Firefly fans will know him from Serenity. Soon, Lion King fans will know him as Scar from the upcoming live-action adaptation.

It appears Ejiofor is getting more and more comfortable with Disney as The Hashtag Show reports, he is currently in talks to join Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Skrein for Maleficent 2. The report states he is in talks to be the romantic foil to Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent.

That sounds like an interesting role for him as I will automatically assume that he’s the antagonist. Are you excited for him to be in the film? Does it convince you to go see it?

Zachary Levi May Be Teasing Seven Deadly Sins for SHAZAM!

We don’t know much about the Shazam! film that is due out next year. We know that Zachary Levi is set to star as the superhero, and his costume is a source of controversy. We know a lot of other castings, but not necessarily what the roles of the actors will be. We also don’t know what story this film will tell, although we know that the villain will be Doctor Sivana (played by Mark Strong). Many are also expecting Dwayne Johnson to appear as Black Adam, but that has not been confirmed. That all being said, Levi is no stranger to social media and he recently posted the following on his Instagram account.

?You're so vain, you prob'ly think this post is about you...

Now, at first glance this is just Levi complaining about how sucked into the Internet people can be, and some of the dangers of it. After all, it depicts each of the seven deadly sins from Judeo-Christian theology as an app. Netflix is sloth, Tindr is lust, etc. However, with the caption, “You’re so vain, you prob’ly think this post is about you…” it could be hinting at the appearance of the Seven Deadly Sins, or Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, in his upcoming superhero film. In the comics, this group of demons is a foe that Captain Marvel faces. Now, we don't know the role that these demons could play, if any. There's a good chance that we won't see the actual demons, but it's more likely that we'll see the statues they are imprisoned in.  Are we reading too much into this Instagram post?

Shazam! Is slated for release on April 5, 2019.

GAMBIT May Have Found a New Director in Jordan Vogt-Roberts of KONG: SKULL ISLAND

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Gambit is the little movie that will not die. I love Gambit. He’s my favorite character from X-Men. I’m excited for this movie. However, I am worried about Channing Tatum playing him, as well as all the problems this film seems to be having. However, the movie may have found its new director in Jordan Vogt-Roberts who directed Kong: Skull Island. There is no confirmation, but Vogt-Roberts reportedly posted to Instagram a picture of some Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis games: Spider-Man and X-Men: Arcade’s Revenge, X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, and X-Men.

The interesting thing is that all three of these games feature Gambit as a playable character and on the cover. Could he be pulling out these bad boys for “research” purposes? Also, I could not find the story on Instagram when I looked which could mean someone had to take them down for secrecy, or someone’s pulling our chain. Of course, it’s important to note that Vogt-Roberts is known for being a video game fan, so maybe he was showing some recent acquisitions. Do you think he’ll be able to deliver a solid Gambit film?

Gambit is currently slated for release June 7, 2019.

THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT May End With Season 4 and a Movie

Variety is reporting that the fourth season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will also be its last. This fills me with a small amount of sadness as the show is funny and has been a great comedy. However, season 3 was not that great (I'm hopeful for season 4) and I'd hate for this show to go on forever and be one of the many shows that runs for too long. Of course, in addition to the fourth season being the final season, reports say that the series will be a movie developed by Netflix in conjunction with Universal Television.

I imagine the finale will have Titus get closure with Mikey, whether that's getting back with him or finally moving on, Kimmy will finally be able to drop the Reverend and live a semi-normal life, Lillian will finally find happiness, and Jacqueline will find success on her own.

Ellie Kemper stars as the titular Kimmy Schmidt, Tituss Burgess is Titus Andromedon, Jane Krakowski plays Jacqueline, and Carol Kane rounds out the main cast as Lillian. The series was created by Tina Fey.

The first half of season 4 of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is set to premiere May 30, 2018, on Netflix.

Funny Viral Video Shows Ant-Man Saving the Day in INFINITY WAR

Don’t worry, there are no spoilers in this article. This is a fan-made video that shows Ant-Man defeating Thanos in a very comical way. The footage of Thanos comes from the trailers for Avengers: Infinity War, so no worries there. Ant-Man was photoshopped in using footage from Ant-Man I believe. What’s your favorite idea of how Thanos should be stopped? Please remember no spoilers in the comments section. The first clip is part of a larger "Weird Trailer" video from Aldo Jones.

If only Ant-Man did his job right.. from r/marvelstudios

First Clip and New Photos from Season 4 of THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT

I loved the first two seasons of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix. I was a little disappointed in season 3, but have hope for season 4. In case you’ve forgotten, Kimmy was hired by her new friend Zach to run HR at his new company since he has zero emotional intelligence. Titus vowed to win back Mikey, Jacqueline decided she was going to be an agent, and Lillian had just broken up with Artie. I’m very interested to see where this new season goes. The clip is said to be the first thing we'll see when we hit play at the end of this month and it fills me with optimism.

Ellie Kemper stars as the titular Kimmy Schmidt, Tituss Burgess is Titus Andromedon, Jane Krakowski plays Jacqueline, and Carol Kane rounds out the main cast as Lillian. The series was created by Tina Fey.

Season 4 of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be on Netflix starting May 30, 2018.

Here’s a Supercut of Benedict Cumberbatch Stopping Tom Holland From Spoiling INFINITY WAR in Various Interviews

Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man in my book. The problem? He’s terrible at keeping secrets. He knows it, too! In Spider-Man: Homecoming his friend and aunt both see him in the Spidey-suit. Outside of the movies, he’s known as the worst (except for maybe Mark Ruffalo) at spoiling these Marvel films. He even sent out a tweet about that letter about #ThanosDemandsYourSilence and how it was for him. That’s why it’s a good thing Marvel seems to always have him paired up with another cast member in interviews. That way, they can stop him from doing something stupid like leave his phone on during the premiere of his movie (yeah Ruffalo, that was bad). In this supercut, you can watch Benedict Cumberbatch keeping Holland from spoiling Avengers: Infinity War. My favorite is when Cumberbatch very quickly cuts Holland off and says, “I’ll answer it.”

Buzz Lightyear is Thanos in Hilarious TOY STORY and INFINITY WAR Mashup Trailer

Who doesn’t love a good mashup trailer?  This one comes from the team at How It Should Have Ended and is surprisingly not one of their animated shorts. It takes clips from the Toy Story movies and mixes them with clips from the Infinity War trailers to create a great new trailer for Infinity War and Beyond. It may shock some of you to find out that the true villain is Buzz Lightyear, but it works so perfectly.

New Deleted Scenes From BLACK PANTHER Show More of T’Challa’s Relationship with T’Chaka

Avengers: Infinity War is out in theaters now, but Black Panther will soon be available for you to own. With the home release of any movie, there are the fun bonus features that often times include deleted scenes that were cut for one reason or another. We already got to see one scene where Okoye and W’Kabi are having an intense argument. One of the two scenes features T’Challa talking with Zuri about his father and the mantle of the Black Panther being passed to him. The other gives us a look at a young T'Challa talking with T'Chaka and it's a nice, heartfelt moment. I can understand why both of these were removed, they would've slowed the film down quite a bit, but it's nice to still be able to see them.

Black Panther will be available on Digital May 8, 2018, and on Blu-ray on May 15, 2018.