Black Panther

NEW YORK | ‘The Lego Movie 2’ opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

NEW YORK(AP) — “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film’s $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday. The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 million. Instead, it debuted with half the … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘The Lego Movie 2’ opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

NEW YORK | Oscar nods honor ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther’

NEW YORK —January 22, 2019—Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination. Though many expected “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper’s … Continue reading NEW YORK | Oscar nods honor ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther’

LOS ANGELES | ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ get Writers Guild noms

LOS ANGELES —January 07, 2019— The scripts for “Black Panther” and “A Star Is Born” are among the five films that have been selected to compete for best adapted screenplay at the Writers Guild of America Awards. The two blockbusters will compete against “BlacKkKlansman,” ”Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.” … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ get Writers Guild noms

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | The Latest: A whole new Globes for “Crazy Rich Asians” Chu

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —Jan 06, 2019—The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 4 p.m. One year after actresses made a major statement about equality at the Golden Globe Awards, Alyssa Milano says that a lot has changed … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | The Latest: A whole new Globes for “Crazy Rich Asians” Chu

PHOENIX | Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ remarks amplify Halloween costume debate

PHOENIX— NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what’s appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like “Black Panther” have become hugely popular. The issue has reverberated across social media, from magazine articles about whether “Black Panther” … Continue reading PHOENIX | Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ remarks amplify Halloween costume debate

NEW YORK | Coogler to return as writer-director of ‘Black Panther 2’

NEW YORK  — Ryan Coogler isn’t leaving Wakanda: The filmmaker will write and direct the sequel to “Black Panther.” A person close to the production who requested anonymity because they weren’t authorized to announce the deal confirmed Coogler’s return to the Marvel franchise on Thursday. The Hollywood Reporter first reported Coogler’s widely expected involvement in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Coogler to return as writer-director of ‘Black Panther 2’

LOS ANGELES | Backlash follows the addition of popular film Oscar category

LOS ANGELES — Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and the promise of a shorter ceremony in an effort to combat declining viewership and criticisms that the awards are out of touch with the mainstream. But the Wednesday morning announcement was also met with … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Backlash follows the addition of popular film Oscar category