Matt Shakman Rumored To Be In Talks To Direct A Marvel Series For Disney+

Discussing Film reports that Matt Shakman is in talks to direct a 6-episode Marvel Studios for Disney+.

Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home officially concluded the 23-film Infinity Saga and Marvel Studios is planning to move forward on a new phase that includes television projects for the Disney+ streaming service. Now, Game of Thrones director Matt Shakman is reportedly in talks to helm a 6-episode Marvel Studios for Disney+ and while Discussing Film’s source did not reveal which project for which the filmmaker is being eyed, the outlet speculates WandaVision and Loki are most likely candidates considering both projects are currently in pre-production.

In addition to helming two episodes of Game of Thrones season 7, Matt Shakman’s directing credits include episodes of The Boys, The Good Wife, Billions, Fargo, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Marvel reportedly had no comment on the Matt Shakman story.

Would you like to see Matt Shakman helm a Marvel Studios series for Disney+? Which project do you think Matt Shakman would be best suited to direct? Let us know below!

WandaVision is reportedly aiming to begin production in late September and will star Elizabeth Olsen alongside Paul Bettany. The Disney+ series is said to focus on Scarlet Witch after the events of Avengers: Endgame and will lead into the feature Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Loki is reportedly planning to start filming in early 2020 with Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief. However, the Disney+ series will follow the version of Loki who used the Space Stone to escape capture when our heroes traveled back in time and altered events in Avengers: Endgame.

Additional Marvel Studios series’ being developed for Disney include The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Hawkeye, and an animated What If? show.

Source: Discussing Film

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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