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Word is making the Internet rounds today that Marvel is in final talks with Joe Robert Cole (Amber Lake) to handle the scripting chores for Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman (41, Captain America: Civil War). Not only that, but when you take a peek at Cole’s IMDB page, you’ll see that Inhumans (2019) is also listed. Could Cole be at the forefront of Marvel’s third phase of characters? (more…)

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While she may have been an Internet front-runner for the directing job for Marvel‘s upcoming Black Panther in 2018, over the weekend, Ava DuVernay (Selma) confirmed to Essence that she won’t be behind the camera. Everyone on the Internet seemed to think this was a lock, and there are some sites that must be wagging fingers at their “unnamed sources” close to the production, or just backpedaling from their “prediction” to save a little face. She did meet with Marvel, more than once. So what went wrong? (more…)