‘The Farewell’ Director Lulu Wang Was Approached By Marvel Studios

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The Farewell director Lulu Wang has revealed that she was approached by Marvel Studios to direct a film.

One of 2019’s most critically-acclaimed was Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, which won lead star Awkwafina a Best Actress award at the Golden Globes. Since The Farewell’s success, Lulu Wang has enjoyed much acclaim and exposure for her poignant work that tells the tale of a Chinese family. Many believe that Lulu Wang’s The Farewell was snubbed at this year’s Oscars, but she seems to be alright in Marvel Studios’ books.

Whilst participating in The Hollywood Reporter’s annual directors roundtable, host Stephen Galloway asked who in the roundtable had been asked to direct a film by Marvel Studios. The Farewell director Lulu Wang raised her hand and stated that she has had conversation with Marvel Studios. Lulu Wang also stated that she wasn’t sure if she was supposed to reveal that information.

Apart from simply acknowledging conversation with Marvel Studios, Lulu Wang didn’t mention any details as to the project Marvel Studios approached her for. The Farewell director has a knack for showcasing a flurry of  powerful emotions and female empowerment, so it’s likely that she may have been approached for Black Widow. However, there’s also the Captain Marvel sequel which would be a perfect for The Farewell director’s talents. Now that Lulu Wang’s film won’t be participating in the Oscars, she has the opportunity to forgo the expected promotion time and instead work on forging a relationship with Marvel Studios, who are always on the lookout for talented directors.

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Here is the plot synopsis for Marvel Studios’ biggest film, Avengers: Endgame:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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