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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Gets a Special Look

At D23, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker got a special video honoring the past eight films while looking towards the ninth.

The film features new images and scenes that have people buzzing.

Rey wielding a red double lightsaber!? C-3PO sporting red eyes!? All of those Star Destroyers!?

Watch the teaser video and get speculating as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out December 20.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Black Widow Gets a Poster and WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Get Art

D23 gave us some artistical looks at upcoming films and television shows from Marvel Studios. Black Widow got a movie poster and WandaVision some key art, both by Andy Park. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier as well got some art.

The Black Widow poster is the first look at the design of Red Guardian who will be played by David Harbour.

All three posters have hints as to what we’ll see in the upcoming film and television shows. Get to decyphering!

Black Widow poster
WandaVision art
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Marvel, Pandora, and SiriusXM Celebrate Marvel’s Birthday with Marvel’s 80th: The Road to Marvel Comics #1000

During Marvel’s 80th anniversary panel at D23 Expo 2019, Marvel, SiriusXM, and Pandora announced plans to launch an all-new exclusive music station and limited-time channel: Marvel’s 80th: The Road to Marvel Comics #1000 to celebrate 80 years of Marvel. The Pandora station and limited-time SiriusXM channel 4, and SiriusXM On Demand, starting Thursday, August 29.

Released just two days before Marvel’s birthday, Marvel’s 80th: The Road to Marvel Comics #1000 will take listeners on a journey through eight decades of music, pop culture, and the Marvel Universe, starting in 1939, the historic year that featured the debut of the Human Torch and marked the birth of the sprawling Marvel Universe that fans know today.

Host Mike Rubens, known for his comedic work with Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will guide listeners year to year with lively commentary tying each song to some of the most defining events in the Marvel Universe – along with the real-life history that happened right outside our windows.

The celebratory music programming, specially curated by Marvel with Pandora, and SiriusXM, features some of the most iconic songs through the ages, including classics from Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley; era-defining songs from The Rolling Stones, Duran Duran, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, and Prince; and explosive chart-topping hits from Eminem, Kanye West, The Weeknd, and more from the most popular music artists across generations.

Marvel Comics #1000 goes on sale August 28 at comic shops everywhere.

Spider-Man Goes Preschool in Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends

Coming to Disney Junior in 2021 is Marvel’s Spidery and His Amazing Friends. Spider-Man, Miles Morales, and Ghost Spider will team up with the Hulk, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, and more to protect their neighborhood.

Created by Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment, the series is aimed at preschoolers and will be a full-length series. It’ll teach lessons like teamwork to resolve problems and help others.

Marvel's Spidery and His Amazing Friends

Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is Coming to the Disney Channel

Disney Channel has ordered a new animated series based on the Marvel comic series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur from Disney Television Animation. The series will be executive produced by Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland‘s Cinema Gypsy Productions (ABC’s black-ish), Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment, and Emmy Award-winner Steve Loter (Disney’s Kim Possible).

The series follows 13-year old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her red T-Rex Devil Dinosaur after he’s accidentally brought to New York City via a time vortex.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur debuted in Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1 in January 2016 and was created by Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclaire, and Natacha Bustos.

Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
MARVEL’S MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR – Logo. (Marvel)

The Eternals and Kit Harrington’s Role are Revealed at D23

Though they were introduced at San Diego Comic-Con, more casting for Marvel Studios’ The Eternals was revealed at D23.

On the stage at the convention was Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Brian Tyree Henry, Lia McHugh, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, and Don Lee. Three new members of the cast: Barry Keoghan, playing “Druig”, Gemma Chan who will be playing “Sersi” and Kit Harrington who’s playing “Dane Whitman,” were introduced.

Chan is already a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe having played Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel.

Dane Whitman is also known as the Black Knight, a character who has been rumored to join the Marvel live-action universe for quite some time and was rumored to have seen his debut in Avengers: Endgame, which obviously didn’t happen. A British superhero, his introduction plays to more rumors we might see more British superheroes like Captain Britain.

Also revealed was concept art for the film and the cast in their costumes.

Marvel Studios’ The Eternals comes to theaters November 6, 2020.

Black Panther 2 is Coming May 2022. Coogler to Return

At D23, it was revealed that Black Panther 2 has a debut date. The film will come to theaters on May 6, 2022. It was also revealed that Ryan Coogler will return to direct the film.

It’s too early for the title of the film to be revealed though so keep speculating and spinning those rumors.

The Mandalorian Gets its First Trailer

As expected, at D23 The Mandalorian debuted its first trailer.

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

The Mandalorian debuts November 12 on Disney+.

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