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There is a “solid direction” in place already for Black Panther 2, says Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige

Black Panther
Black Panther

There is a “solid direction” in place already for Black Panther 2, says Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige. The original “Black Panther” movie, which stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa and his titular alter-ego, may have only just hit screens in February, but Feige has confirmed a sequel will be coming too, reports

When asked what he could reveal about Black Panther 2, the 44-year-old: “Nothing specific to reveal, other than to say we absolutely will do that.”

“One of the favourite pastimes at Marvel Studios is sitting around on a Part One and talking and dreaming about what we would do in a Part Two. There have been plenty of those conversations as we were putting together the first ‘Black Panther’. We have ideas and a pretty solid direction on where we want to head with the second one,” he added.

Black Panther is among the first films by the house of Marvel Studios which predominantly has a black cast and also shows a number of strong women of substance who work as the protagonist T’Challa’s allies.

Set shortly after Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther shows T’Challa returning home to the isolated, technologically-advanced African nation of Wakanda to become king.

Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Black Panther also features Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordon, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Forest Whittaker and Martin Freeman, among others.

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Feb 202018

Over the last few years, the Central Board of Film Certification has made it to the headlines almost every time a movie was released because of all the wrong reasons. Whether it was the speculated ‘300’ cuts in ‘Padmaavat’ or the fact that a film like ‘Julie 2’ was cleared with no cuts, the authorities faced the wrath of the entire country.

But it seems like all our rants fell on deaf ears because CBFC is back at it again.

CBFC Beeped Out A Hanuman Reference In 'Black Panther'© Marvel

If you have watched the record-breaking ‘Black Panther’ over the last couple of days, you might have noticed that a word was unnecessarily beeped out in a scene. It’s when M’Baku, the Jabari Tribe chief challenges King T’Challa to a ritual combat to the throne of Wakanda, on a waterfall.

CBFC Beeped Out A Hanuman Reference In 'Black Panther'© Marvel

The dialogue was supposed to be “Glory to Hanuman” but the word ‘Hanuman’ was conveniently beeped out.

M’Baku is also known as Man-Ape in the Black Panther comics and the Hanuman reference was intended as a tribute to the God.

CBFC Beeped Out A Hanuman Reference In 'Black Panther'© Marvel

But of course, the CBFC thought that it might offend religious groups in the country and we all know how that would have ended.

Although this doesn’t exactly come as a surprise, as we all know by now that CBFC is capable of more stupidity than this. But that didn’t stop the Twitterati from reacting:

1. Couldn’t Have Said It Better

“Religious sentiments” is used just as a weapon by some people in our country to disturb the peace and harmony we have. #CBFC you need a good makeover

— Aniaks (@Its_Aniaks) February 20, 2018
2. At Its Ridiculous Best

Apparently the Jabari in #BlackPanther worship Hanuman! But of course our ridiculous censor board mutes the word because ‘religious sentiments’.

— Karthik Shankar (@kookykarthik) February 20, 2018
3. Let’s Not Even Go There

Thinking how far, wide, and high this would’ve been blown up if Pehlaj Nihlani was still CBFC chief.

Black Panther: CBFC reportedly muted ‘Hanuman’ reference in a scene from Marvel’s latest

— Jagat Rathore (@jagatr) February 20, 2018
4. Please Tell Us.

In what world does “Glory to Hanuman” affect Hindu sentiments?? Well played, CBFC! #BlackPanther

— Gautham Gururaj (@gauthamgururaj) February 20, 2018
5. One Of The Biggest Problems For Sure.

You know what’s the biggest problem country faves?? Unnecessary religious sentiments that’s always ready to be…

— rahulrs (@rahulmani45) February 19, 2018

The CBFC muting the word ‘Hanuman’ in Black Panther is quite surprising.

I thought they’d have banned the film just for that. 🤔

— Coconut Juice (@AarKuNine) February 19, 2018
7. Sigh

What is wrong with our censor board!? How the fuck would “glory to Hanuman” hurt religious sentiments? What is wrong with or country?

— Mihir Joshi (@mihirjoshimusic) February 20, 2018
8. Marvel Must Be Shocked Too.

Heard they muted #BlackPanther’s “Glory to Hanuman” in India so people aren’t offended. No one in Marvel has faced a supervillain like the @CBFC_India 😂

— Karan Madhok (@KaranMadhok1) February 19, 2018
9. Bonkers It Is.

WAIITAMMINIT! I’ve come across plenty of instances where the morons at CBFC have cut some scenes or muted some audio for stupid reasons, but holy shit, this specific muting of ONE word in #BlackPanther is just bonkers.

— Preshit Deorukhkar (@preshit) February 16, 2018
10. We Want To Know Too.

@CBFC_India crotchfruits decided to censor Hanuman out of Black Panther. What did you get out of it, fucknuts?

— Priyansha Mistry (@PriyanshaMistry) February 19, 2018

Censored or not, ‘Black Panther’ has definitely broken several records within a week’s time. 

#BlackPanther emerged the first choice of moviegoers… Fared well in its opening weekend… Thu previews + Fri 5.60 cr, Sat 6.65 cr, Sun 7.10 cr. Total: ₹ 19.35 cr Nett BOC… Gross BOC: ₹ 24.81 cr. India biz… Note: Hindi + English.

— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 19, 2018

The movie has raked in amazing reviews not only from the audience but from the critics as well.  And if you haven’t watched it yet, these reasons will definitely convince you.

Feb 192018

Okay. So I have seen ‘Black Panther’ twice in one week and am STILL tripping over how badass and afro-tastic the entire movie was! So forgive me for acting like an insane fangirl in certain parts of this article. 

Now before we jump into it, my very good friend Tom Hiddleston has a lovely message for you all, so please read it first & proceed with caution. 

If I see one whining moron saying “you should have warned us” in the comment section after this, then I swear to Bast. Honestly, if you STILL have not seen this movie, then I’m judging y’all so damn hard. 

Now, ‘Lion King’ is one of the first Disney movies I ever saw. And mind you, I was in 3rd grade or something and this was back in 1997, so popping a cassette into a VCR and watching a movie on the telly was a pretty damn big deal for a kid at the time. 

Anyway, the second I heard the Zulu chant in the ‘Circle of Life’, I remember every hair on my body was on its end. A teeny tiny sneezing Simba walked into my heart with his widdle baby paws & when Rafiki just lifted him like that over Pride Rock….oh God…

Simba’s relation with his majestic and handsome AF dad Mufasa was something I totally related too. Me and my old man share the same playful, love-filled bond and he always helps me in a tight spot. So you can imagine how my world crashed when Mufasa died horribly like that in a stampede by a herd of stupid Wildebeests, all because of *&%**#@$ Scar. But, what killed me the most is what happened next…

Guys, I’m tearing up right now…

What the hell, make it stop!

Now, remember the scene back from ‘Civil War’ when T’Challa cradled his dead father in his arms, after the attack on the UN? See any similarities? 

Man the parallels are too much looking back at the death of T’Challa’s father on Civil War & Mufasa on Lion King. 😭#BlackPanther

— UrbanNoize2 (@UrbanNoize2) October 16, 2017

Simba and Mufasa shared the ultimate father-son relationship even after his death. So much so, that during a particularly low point in his life, Simba even spoke to Mufasa/Mufasa’s spirit thanks to Rafiki.

So, when a similar scene popped up in ‘Black Panther’ not once, but twice, it was such a throwback. A newly crowned T’Challa, after a Wakandan ritual, is transported to the ancestral planes with the help of his uncle Zuri, where he meets his father (who by the way transforms him from a panther into a human! (Yaas). 

“Remember who you are.” The Black Panther and Lion King parallel. Wow. #BlackPanther

— UrbanNoize2 (@UrbanNoize2) October 16, 2017

They have a tender moment where T’Challa breaks down saying how he misses his father. Also, the music at that moment was so similar to the one from ‘Lion King’, I couldn’t help but make the connection.

A Scene In 'Black Panther' Looked Straight Out Of 'Lion King' & The 90s Kid In Me Screamed

The next scene where I saw a striking similarity with ‘Lion King’ involved Eric Killmonger. Yes, the badass rival of the Black Panther, who also turns out to be his long lost cousin. 

So after an epic battle which ends with Eric getting stabbed by T’Challa, the cousins somehow seem to make their peace and end up watching a beautiful Wakandan sunset. And the first thing that came to my mind was…

The resemblance between the two scenes was so damn uncanny that I was thrown aback. Anyway, it was a welcome rush of memories. So watch out for these parallels when you watch this movie. 

Also, I’m seriously considering watching ‘Black Panther’ for a third time in the hall. WHAT? I loved it, okay? Deal with it! 

Also, I’m in love with General Okoye. This woman can throw her wig at me and crack my head open with a spear aaaaaaanytime she wants…sigh!

A Scene In 'Black Panther' Looked Straight Out Of 'Lion King'

Feb 062018

‘Black Panther’ is going to hit the theatres soon, but our excitement is already hitting outer space, because the sky is too small a limit for this superhero movie. 

When the Marvel Cinematic Universe decided to give a chance to Black Panther to find his own identity as the new king of Wakanda, little did anyone know that it will gradually shape up to become one of the biggest superhero movies to release this year. 

Director Ryan Coogler Talks About His Experience Of Filming 'Black Panther'© mensxp priyadarshini patwa

Despite gorging on the numerous teasers and trailers of ‘Black Panther’, we still feel that our hunger is not satiated and director Ryan Coogler deserves all the credit to take our excitement to the pinnacle. 

Unless you have been living under a rock or haven’t been following this space to know what we’ve been up to, you will know that MensXP attended the Black Panther red carpet at Seoul, South Korea, where we caught up with the cast of ‘Black Panther’ and got some exclusive deets from our beloved stars. 

Director Ryan Coogler Talks About His Experience Of Filming 'Black Panther'© marvel studios

While, Ryan Coogler was basking in the popularity and the hype this movie is enjoying; we got in touch with another pivotal character from the movie, without whom the movie wouldn’t have managed to create that much of an impact. If you’re thinking about Michael B Jordan’s Eric Killmonger, we love him too but it’s not him. We’re talking about the Nakia, one of the strongest characters who finds herself torn between her duty towards the government and her friendship with T’Challa. 

Director Ryan Coogler Talks About His Experience Of Filming 'Black Panther'© marvel studios

Lupita Nyong’o who plays the beautiful spy got candid with us and spoke about her character, “I think what makes her unique is she has a very quiet sense of power. The fact that she’s a spy means she has to be subtle and to have an impact without necessarily pulling attention.” Lupita even hinted at a special relationship between her character and T’Challa.

Earlier, Chadwick Boseman shared his experience about the movie and now the proud director Ryan Coogler gave us an insight on his experience working on ‘Black Panther’. In a video interview with MensXP, Coogler said, “It was extremely thrilling to make ‘Black Panther’. We’ve put in a lot of hard work. We got a chance to take a lot and strengthen ourselves and be proud of this film.” Here’s what he said. 

Here’s what #RyanCoogler has to say about making @TheBlackPanther.

— MensXP (@MensXP) February 6, 2018

Thanks to the killer line up of teasers, TV spots and trailers; we are confirmed that this Black Panther is all set to take a giant leap and leave everyone behind at the box office. ‘Black Panther’ is expected to hit the theatres on February 16.

Jan 312018

Unless you are a die-hard Marvel fan, knowing everything about the MCU can be a tedious task. Well, not many knew about ‘Black Panther’ until he made his cinematic appearance in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. He is one of the most important heroes in the Marvel stable and with just a couple of weeks away from the release of his own stand-alone superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the excitement to know more about the enigmatic character is creating quite a buzz. ‘Get On Up’ star Chadwick Boseman will be seen playing ‘Black Panther’ while Michael B Jordan will be seen donning the antagonist Eric Killmonger’s awesome suit. We also have Academy award winner Lupita Nyong’O playing the role of Nakia.

Helmed by Ryan Coolger, the story begins after the death of T’Challa’s father.  He returns home to an isolated and technologically advanced nation to take his place as the rightful King of Wakanda. But a powerful enemy reappears and T’Challa’s valour and loyalty is tested. The fate of his kingdom and the world is at risk. It’s time for him to take charge and kick some serious ass. 

Fun Facts About 'Black Panther' That Every Marvel Fan Should Know© Marvel

But before the Monarch of Wakanda makes his official cinematic debut, a source close to the film revealed some exclusive facts to MensXP, giving us a bit of insight into one of the most anticipated Marvel films of the year. 

1. The Casting Of The Dora Milaje

An essential part of Black Panther lore that has been incorporated into the film are the Dora Milaje. They are the cadre of strong fierce women who serve the King and royal family as their royal force.  “Not many know but the security force feature a huge range of woman from different continents. The Dora Milaje were cast from a pool of actresses, stunt women and Broadway dancers so that each individual Dora could have specialized skills that they brought to the table,” shares the source.  

2. Getting A Hang Of African Style Martial Arts

Another interesting fact is how the cast and stunt team practiced with African drums played by musician Jabari Exum so that their movements would have a musical quality found in many African-based martial arts.

Fun Facts About 'Black Panther' That Every Marvel Fan Should Know© Marvel

3. The Cast Performed Their Own Stunts 

The stunt and action scenes of ‘Black Panther’ will have hooked fans to the screen. But what’s really amazing is the fact that most of the stunts were performed by the cast themselves. “The cast did the majority of the fight scenes on their own. Chadwick Boseman, has a comprehensive martial arts background, which made him perfect pick for the role. He knew and all the other actors knew what they were in for when they were asked to attend a “boot camp” to prepare them for the physically for their characters.”

4. Michael B Jordan’s Makeup   

You wouldn’t believe it but Michael B. Jordan spent more than 2 hours every day in the makeup chair. It took makeup designer Joel Harlow and three other makeup assistants who would apply 90 individually sculpted silicone moulds to his upper body. “It was one hell of a job, placing those moulds and then painting and blending the colors as per his skin tone and texture.”

5. A Mythical Land With A Real Language

The on-screen spoken language of the kingdom of Wakanda is Xhosa. “It’s one of the ways the makers are trying to ensure that they bring in some authenticity. A precedent had been set in Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain America: Civil War’, when actor John Kani, who portrayed King T’Chaka, used his native accent. Chadwick Boseman has picked up the accent from him as well. Though the whole film is in English, but you will see the use of Xhosa in some places,” shared the source. 

Fun Facts About 'Black Panther' That Every Marvel Fan Should Know© marvel

6. Warrior Falls 

The whole construction of the Warrior Falls set took almost four months. “The set was somewhat 120′ x 75′ in size and 36′ tall and the entire set is 100 feet tall. The team really worked hard to match the look of the rocks in Oribi Gorge in South Africa. One will see what exactly I am taking about once they watch the film.”

The Black Panther cast is leaving no stone unturned in promoting their film. The film also stars Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, with Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis in vital roles. It will hit theatres on the 16th of February 2018. 

Jan 222018

As we inch closer to the release date of ‘Black Panther’, Marvel and superhero fans are finding it difficult to contain their excitement. And this wait is getting tougher with each passing day as Marvel is busy bombarding us with teasers, TV spots and trailers.  

Check Out The Hindi Trailer Of Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther'© Marvel Studios

With just a few days left for the movie to hit the theatres, Marvel has dropped a Hindi trailer that is sure to make you shout ‘Ab aayega mazaa’, while sitting in front of your screens watching the video. The trailer begins with a voiceover talking about aliens and other mystical creatures and how something like this has never been seen before. And that’s when our beloved Chadwick Boseman comes on screen and brings along with him some kickass action, a glimpse of which we have already seen in previous trailers and teasers.  

Check Out The Hindi Trailer Of Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther'© Marvel Studios

This trailer might crack you up, especially in parts where you hear dialogues like ‘Ghar aa gaya’, ‘Beta, ab waqt tumhara hai’ and ‘Wakanda Zindabad’; but the video manages to retain the original essence and the background music and killer action is sure to keep you hooked to it. 

Having said that, did you know that this ‘Black Panther’ is connected to Bollywood’s biggest blockbuster franchise, ‘Baahubali’? No, you won’t spot Katappa killing Baahubali, neither will you see the great Mahishmati kingdom popping out of nowhere. Well, the catch is this – Marvel Studios roped in ‘Baahubali’ writer and lyricist Manoj Muntashir to pen the dialogues for the Hindi version. Honestly, we would love to watch T’Challa and Eric Killmonger discuss why Katappa killed Baahubali, but that’s not going to happen. 

Check Out The Hindi Trailer Of Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther'© Arka Media Works

Directed by Ryan Coogler, ‘Black Panther’ talks about the life and struggles of T’Challa, after he becomes the king of Wakanda post his father’s death. ‘Black Panther’ is expected to release on February 16.

Jan 092018

If you are a Marvel fan or someone who loves superheroes movies, then we are sure you would have marked the release date of ‘Black Panther’, on your calendar by now. And if waiting for the movie’s release wasn’t tough already, Marvel is making things difficult for us by releasing short teasers and TV spots and the latest clip is the new addition in the bandwagon.

Latest Trailer Of 'Black Panther' Shows Awesome New Footage© Marvel

“You’re telling me the king of a third world country runs around in a bulletproof catsuit?” There could not have been a wittier and hilarious start to the trailer than this question that Martin Freeman asked on behalf of every ‘Black Panther’ fan out there. We are not trying to be sarcastic here; it’s just that we are quite excited about an epic showdown between the new king T’Challa (his father was killed in ‘Captain America: Civil War’) and Eric Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), and how all of this affects Wakanda’s fate. 

However, unlike other teasers, this one focused more on Killmonger challenging T’Challa’s superiority and gave us an insight to other characters that were until now under the wraps. 

Directed by Ryan Coogler, the movie also stars Andy Serkis, Daniel Kaluuya and Lupita Nyong’o among others. The teaser looks exceptionally good and the soundtrack playing in the background literally had us right from the second it started.

Although this TV spot does not give much info about how the storyline will unfold, it surely intrigued us and gave us yet another reason to hit the theatres on February 16, 2018. These teasers are proof that ‘Black Panther’ has all that it needs to become one of the biggest blockbusters of 2018.

Jan 012018

Action fantasies, thrillers and real-life inspired outings, Hollywood has abundant in store for fans in 2018

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War
The third instalment in the Avengers franchise, Infinity War is awaited not only because it brings together Marvel’s coveted superheroes, but also since it marks their collaboration with the Guardians Of The Galaxy. The directorial venture of the Russo brothers, comprising Anthony and Joe, will unveil the disarray caused when the mad Titan, Thanos comes to collect the Infinity Stones. That Marvel’s recently released Thor: Ragnarok proved to be a sheer entertainer has fans eagerly awaiting this instalment.
US Release: May 4

Black Panther

Black Panther

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa, who returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation Wakanda, to become king. When a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and Black Panther — is put to test. He is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda, and the entire world, at risk. That T’Challa’s first standalone film borrows from African cultures will be a welcome relief from outings primarily based on European and Japanese folklore.
US Release: February 16

Ready Player One

Ready Player One

That this upcoming American Cyberpunk science fiction is being helmed by Hollywood genius Steven Spielberg is reason enough for fans to look forward to this venture. Warner Bros. Pictures’ offering, based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 book by the same name, is set in 2045, when the world is on the brink of chaos. Having found salvation in the expansive virtual reality universe, OASIS, citizens now find themselves embroiled in a contest to amass the fortune of the universe’s creator after his death. A digital Easter egg is the Holy Grail they must find.
US Release: March 30

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Chris Pratt will reprise his role as Owen, and Bryce Dallas Howard returns as Claire in this sequel to 2016’s Jurassic World. The duo plans to rescue the dinosaurs from a volcano that warns to blow up an abandoned theme park. Along the way, they run into a bunch of new creatures, meet up with Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), and try to find Owen’s old raptor buddy, Blue.
US Release: June 22

Untitled Deadpool Sequel

Untitled Deadpool Sequel

Ryan Reynold’s shenanigans as the foul-mouthed superhero in the 2016 outing apparently earned 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool the title of the highest-grossing R-rated film in cinematic history. While its currently untitled sequel has a lot to live up to, the trailer of the film certainly looks promising. With a pairing that’s often been compared to Rush Hour’s Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, it will be interesting to see how director David Leitch showcases the notorious protagonist, Deadpool, with the no-nonsense Cable.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts

While JK Rowling’s decision to rope in Johnny Depp in the second instalment of 2016’s Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them garnered sufficient criticism – Rowling, an advocator of women’s issues was pulled up for roping in Depp, who was accused of domestic violence – this outing is still awaited by Harry Potter fans. The sequel will apparently feature a young Albus Dumbledore, who instructs the hero to chase down villainous wizard Grindelwald (Depp). It promises to begin the battle for the ages between the esteemed professor and his former bestie-gone-rogue.
US Release:November 16

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard’s American space Western film, Solo is centered on a young Han Solo. The prequel follows the roguish smuggler, who later meets Luke Skywalker in Star Wars (1977). It chronicles his adventures with his Wookiee partner, Chewbacca, and their encounter with Lando Calrissian.
US Release: May 25

Mission: Impossible 6

Mission: impossible 6

Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie return to helm the sixth instalment of the action-adventure series, revealing very little of the storyline to fans just yet. What is certain is a depiction of protagonist Ethan Hunt’s emotional journey. McQuarrie had stated that, with this offering, fans will get “to know who Ethan is.” In what appears to be a bid to do so, he is also bringing back Michelle Monaghan as Ethan’s old flame, Dr Julia Meade.

X-Men – 2 releases

X-Men – 2 releases

With two offerings, New Mutants and Dark Phoenix, eyeing releases in 2018, Fox has a lot to look forward to next year. While New Mutants is being touted to be a horror that follows young mutants as they escape a facility in which they are being held against their will, the franchise’s second 2018 release will see the X-Men face the magnificent Dark Phoenix and the alien

Oceans Eight

Oceans Eight

Gary Ross’s Ocean’s Eight borrows from the basic premise of Ocean’s Eleven — a group of cons pull off an elaborate robbery — and gives it the old gender swap. The ensemble case has names like Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson and Awkwafina associated with it. It also stars a member of the original Eleven, apparently Matt Damon.
US Release: June 8

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Dec 272017

While some of us were busy unwrapping gifts on Monday, Marvel played Santa and packed the best possible surprise for the rest of us who weren’t expecting much (or didn’t get anything) this Christmas. Ahead of its release, over a month and a half to be precise, Marvel rolled out a short teaser of ‘Black Panther’. As if we weren’t getting desperate and impatient already while waiting for its release, Marvel Studios is making the wait harder by taking our excitement to a pinnacle with a constant number of teasers and trailers.  

Check Out The Action-Packed Teaser Of 'Black Panther'© Marvel Studios

‘Black Panther’ is undoubtedly going to be THE most anticipated film to give 2018 the much need push to make a bang on entry. The trailer, which came out in October, has already skyrocketed our expectations and excitement, and this teaser totally lives up to its reputation of being brilliant.

Set in the fictional world of Wakanda, ‘Black Panther’ focuses on the journey of T’Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman), who became king after his father’s assassination in ‘Captain America: Civil War’.

Check Out The Action-Packed Teaser Of 'Black Panther'© Marvel Studios

If you are under the impression that this TV spot is going to be another video that will either be a compilation of clips from previous trailers, sorry to burst the bubble for you guys. This video teases us with glimpse of T’Challa with his bodyguard/ love interest Nakia (played by Lupita Nyong’o), and has shots of Erik Killmonger (played by Michael B. Jordan) yelling “I am gonna burn it all” with all his savagery and badassery intact. Honestly, this is where things heat up as we start craving for more of the two.    

Check Out The Action-Packed Teaser Of 'Black Panther'© Marvel Studios

Although this action-packed teaser was only 30-seconds short, we have no complaints. Because like they say “good things come in small packages”; so we are going to play and replay this ‘King’ TV spot and relish this marvel-ous gift we could have ever asked for.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, ‘Black Panther’ will hit theatres on February 16, 2018 ahead of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. ‘Black Panther’ also stars Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Andy Serkis and Forest Whitaker.

After watching this teaser, we guess it’s safe to say that 2018 is going to be ruled by Marvel Studios (we are hopeful that at least the first half will).

Sep 252017

In the last few cinematic decades, we have seen some extraordinary comic books being adapted into amazing films on screen. Be it Marvel Studio or DC Comics, both have been giving the audience a great share of entertaining films that we just can’t get over. As it’s National Comic Book Day today, we give you a sneak peek into some of the most exciting big ticket movies based on comic books releasing in the next few months!

Thor: Ragnarok

Upcoming Movies Based On Comic Books© Marvel Studios

What would happen if Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer? Well, just the possibility of it takes our curiosity to another level. Marvel Studios and director Taika Waititi bring in “Thor: Ragnarok”, where Thor will be running against the clock to stop Ragnarok and get back to Asgard. That sounds quite tricky, but that’s not it. Before doing any of this, he needs to face the Incredible Hulk. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Idris Elba, and Anthony Hopkins, the film is set to hit the theatres on November 3, 2017.

Justice League

Upcoming Movies Based On Comic Books© Warner Bros

There is literally no one who ain’t looking forward to watching this film. Warner Bros are all set to unite some of our favourite superheroes together, making sure that none of the fans miss it at any cost. The film is being helmed by Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon who have put together an exceptional cast of Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Ezra Miller, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons, Willem Dafoe, and Amber Heard. Make sure you have already cleared November 17, 2017, on your schedule.

Black Panther

Upcoming Movies Based On Comic Books© Marvel Studios

This comic character totally dazzled us when he appeared on the big screen for the first time in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. And as one would expect, this superhero got his own feature film within no time. Chadwick Boseman is all set to play the powerful role of the Black Panther who is from Wakanda, an African nation that has remained isolated for a very long time. It’s time for Wakanda to get introduced to the rest of the world. Get ready for some dangerous conflict as Black Panther is all set to face an old enemy on February 16, 2018.

Avengers: Infinity War

Upcoming Movies Based On Comic Books© Marvel Studios

Finally, Marvel has heard the fans and we are soon going to get the Infinity War storyline. There will be two movies made revolving around the subject. Thanos (Josh Brolin) will take the lead and will be joined by his Black Order aka the “Children of Thanos”. Obviously, the film stars nearly every single character who has appeared in the MCU before in what’s said to be a “culmination event.” Directors Joe and Anthony Russo are directing both the films. Infinity War will be releasing on May 4, 2018.

Deadpool 2

Upcoming Movies Based On Comic Books© Marvel Studios

“Bad ass, smart ass, great ass”, this one needs no introduction. Just the announcement of this film has made people go crazy and they can’t stop obsessing about it. Sequel to blockbuster 2016 film ‘Deadpool’, this film will be the 12th installment in the X-men film series. Directed by David Leith, it’s time again to see Ryan Reynolds getting into Deadpool’s skin. All you fans, this movie will be releasing on June 1, 2018. 

Let us know which one of these you can’t wait to watch.