San Diego Comic-Con is coming up soon, and the showbiz news is coming on strong. Time for another round-up!
This latest release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 has elicited an unusually negative round of press articles on the MCU. The Daily Beast called Phase 4 "a total train wreck," noting that three of the four Marvel movies with the lowest CinemaScore ratings were released in the last 12 months, and arguing that the Phase 4 films center on second-tier characters and lack a connecting narrative and interesting villains. Meanwhile, The Guardian asks if we’ve "gone from Marvel fatigue to Marvel exhaustion," calling the recent string of films "what might be the franchise’s worst era." Will things change? The writer notes that with the films’ financial success, "there’s little incentive [for Marvel] to slow down its assembly line, or even to pay much attention to the individual quality of the entries dropping off it."
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YouNeek Studios Ties Up with Dark Horse"). Brandon Easton (Marvel’s Agent Carter) will head the writers room, with comic creator Roye Okupe as executive producer, writer, and director of multiple episodes. Lion Forge Head of Production and two-time Emmy winner Saxton Moore will be supervising director. The story features a teenage orphan who discovers that she has abilities like those of ancient deities from the folklore of her people, and must use them to save a world on the brink of destruction. Lion Forge Animation is a subsidiary of Polarity Ltd., the majority owner of the publisher Oni Lion Forge.