Actor Jamie Foxx has reportedly been offered the title character role in a reboot of the “Spawn” movie. The superhero film is set to be made by Blumhouse and begin filming in August but has yet to officially get their preferred actor in the title role. However, Foxx has previously expressed interest in portraying Spawn and has experience in another superhero film which could sway him towards the reboot role.
A report from Screenrant indicated that this reboot film has a “low-budget superhero take” as the theme behind it. That would seem similar to the previous “Spawn” film that used a budget of just $40 million over 20 years ago. Most likely, the budget for this movie would eclipse that, but as of this report, the budget amount is unknown.
The Spawn movie would be based on the popular Image comic book series from creator Todd McFarlane. The first issue of the comic debuted in 1992 and enjoyed popularity as it sold over one million copies based on McFarlane’s name being attached to the exciting new project. The only other film adaptation of the comic was released in 1997 and starred actor Michael Jai White in the title role. John Leguizamo portrayed the movie’s main villain The Violator. While the movie went on to gross $87 million, which seemed like a box office triumph, critics generally gave it poor reviews.
It’s been mentioned in reports that this won’t be an origin story, meaning very little face time for Foxx on screen. That could be somewhat similar to the role Ryan Reynolds plays in the “Deadpool” films where his voice and one-liners are what makes the masked superhero popular with audiences.
Should Jamie Foxx decide he likes the new reboot “Spawn” film’s script and how he’ll be portrayed in the role, it could be a double-win. He’s an Academy Award-winning actor with plenty of different roles on his resume and is capable of giving new life to the anti-hero in a reboot. Having a star of his caliber in the main role could also convince those unfamiliar with the character to go see it at the theater. With how popular “Black Panther” was at the box office, it may very well be worth a shot for Foxx to attach himself to this project.
There has been a lot of hype around Infinity War, The Avengers and the overall MCU. One thing that is certain is that Avengers: Infinity War has lived up to the hype brought forth by the marketing and the fans. One of the aspects of the hype is the title of the upcoming Avengers 4 which was original referred to as Infinity War Part 2. They changed the title into something that they have not released to the public yet. One of the reasons behind this is that the title would be a spoiler to Infinity War. Now that a good number of people have seen the movie, there are more educated theories on what the title of Avengers 4 could be.
One title that people are thinking it can be is Infinity Gauntlet. Even though this title is denied, it does make sense because the Infinity Gauntlet comic book series involves a version of the events that happened in Infinity War (although it has played out differently in a lot of ways).
Another title that people are bouncing around is The Secret Wars. This involves time travel and many people think that a lot of what has happened at the end of Infinity War is going to be reversed with the time stone.
The Russo brothers have stated that the title of the film will deal with the heart of the story. Therefore, some people are suggesting that the title might be Avengers: Endgame for many reasons. One reason is that this comes from a line spoken by Doctor Strange where he said that they were in the endgame. This is also partially because the people responsible for the MCU have suggested that this next Avengers movie is supposed to be the end of the MCU as everyone knows it. Another title that has a similar effect is Avengers: Rebirth, which plays with the idea of bringing the MCU into a new era with new characters.
Captain America. Thor. Doctor Strange. Thanos. Tony Stark. Spider-Man. Ten years of work has led up to the release of the most ambitious crossover film of all time, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. With some of the most recognizable names in nerd-culture anchoring the film, and some of the most charismatic actors in the world representing them, it is the unassuming (but beautiful) Zoe Saldana that steals the show. Saldana plays the complex-yet-fearless Guardian of the Galaxy, Gamora, and she sets the tone as the heart and soul of the ‘Infinity War’ film — and that’s just fine by us. If you have not seen ‘Infinity War’ you might want to turn back now for there are spoilers coming your way.
Gamora is the Daughter of Thanos. Stolen from her home planet after her mother was killed, Thanos made her into something of his personal pet-project. He raised her to be the perfect killer and credits her as being the most dangerous ‘woman in the galaxy’ because of his upbringing. There is true love and pride in Thanos’ voice when he says this and Gamora, despite herself, feels something in return. Unfortunately for Gamora, the complex and Stockholm-like feelings that she has for Thanos end up undoing her. It is revealed, roughly 2/3rds of the way through ‘Infinity War’, that she must be killed in order for Thanos to acquire the Soul Stone. Thanos does the deed in one of the most powerful moments in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe and fans everywhere are left shocked to their core.
While Gamora has to die for Thanos to succeed and, ultimately, push the story forward, it is what her character did in life that will be remembered. Gamora elevates the stakes for everyone involved while giving Chris Pratt’s character, Peter Quill, one of the most beautiful and frustrating character arcs in the entire film. Gamora’s presence looms large over every sequence, from Titan and Knowhere all the way back to Wakanda on Earth, and that is by design. She is the fabric by which the MCU has pulled itself together and we praise the Russo Brothers and James Gunn for handling her growth so well.
Disney and Marvel’s team-up brings box office gold. Each institution of entertainment is a mega hit all on there own but when they collaborate like with Avengers: Infinity War. The end product brings in millions. This particular movie has already brought in over $800 million globally and is quickly approaching the billion dollar mark. It ties with another little box office smash from Disney, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Both are films that hit 300 million in U.S. sales in 5 days.
This is another Russo brothers directorial and is believed to be one of the biggest gathering of superheroes in one movie. The casting of stars for Avengers: Infinity War surpasses Black Panther, Iron Man, and Thor. With everything going for it, this movie can’t lose. It’s grabbing records along the way like Biggest Domestic Opening of All Time, Biggest Worldwide Opening of All Time, Biggest Superhero Opening of All Time, Biggest Saturday and Sunday of All Time in North America. It had its world premiere on April 23, 2018, for a limited engagement in L.A. and was released nationwide on April 27, 2018.
Avengers: Infinity War was the second most expensive film made coming in at $321 million to produce and boasts of 16 writing credits to its title. The film is based on Marvel Comic’s Superheroes gathering their strength for the worst threat yet, Thanos. As he takes possession of the Power Stone from the planet Xandar, mayhem ensues. Thanos’s grand plan is to kill half of the life in the universe. Of course, this is not going to sit well with our superheroes.
Here are just some of the star names in the main cast for Avengers: Infinity War
Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark / Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth- Thor
Mark Ruffalo- Bruce Banner / Hulk
Chris Evans- Steve Rogers / Captain America
Scarlett Johansson- Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Don Cheadle- James Rhodes / War Machine
Benedict Cumberbatch- Doctor Strange
Tom Holland- Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Zoe Saldana- Gamora
Karen Gillan- Nebula
Tom Hiddleston- Loki
Paul Bettany- Vision
Elizabeth Olsen- Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
Anthony Mackie- Sam Wilson / Falcon
Sebastian Stan- Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier
Idris Elba- Heimdall
Danai Gurira- Okeye
Peter Dinklage- Eitri
Benedict Wong- Wong
Pom Klementieff- Mantis
Dave Bautista- Drax
Vin Diesel- Groot (Voice)
Bradley Cooper- Rocket (Voice)
Gwyneth Paltrow- Pepper Potts
Benicio Del Toro- The Collector
Josh Brolin- Thanos
Chris Pratt- Peter Quill / Star-Lord
William Hurt- Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross
Letitia Wright- Shuri
Terry Notary- Cull Obsidian / On-Set Groot
tom Vaughan-Lawlor- Ebony Maw
Carrie Coon- Proxima Midnight
Michael Jame Shaw- Corvus Glaive
Stan Lee- Bus Driver
….and many more.
Do you ever wonder how the people on top made it up there? Well, through the study of some prominent people in the society, we may learn what mechanisms they use to get there. Louis Chenevert is among the recognized individuals who have surprised the world with the legacy he left in UTC. Louis Chenevert voluntarily retired in 2014.
Many questions came with his retiring. Why would he leave at a time when UTC was doing so well? It is worthwhile to note that no scandals or disagreements prompt his retirement. Chenevert wanted to have to time off from the busy cooperate world. He now has time for his family as well as attending to his interests like designing yachts.
Here are some factors that led to the success of Louis Chenevert;
Louis Chenevert is known as the king of acquisitions. When he was working at Pratt & Whitney, he observed the GTF engine and knew it had a great future. He organized the purchase of the engine immediately he became CEO of UTC.
The GTF engine is now being used in more than 70 aircraft and 14 airlines. It is preferred because it is eco-friendly and reduces the consumption of fuel.
Louis Chenevert also made history by closing the most expensive aerospace deal in the USA. He bought the Goodrich at $16 billion.
These acquisitions have significantly contributed to the prominence of UTC. It led to the firm being listed as the most profitable company in the state.
Investing in the Future Technology.
Louis Chenevert is a visionary. He led UTC to invest in the future. He argued that investing in the high innovation future technology would help avoid future economic problems in the state.
The future investments worked as Chenevert expected. The UTC is approximated to accommodate 25000 more employees and has more than 5000 new slots of innovation.
He was also concerned with the human capital. He says that one can only be successful if the team they are working with is aligned with the vision of the company. He advises other investors to focus on empowering their teams because as much as they may have great ideas, they need their team to evaluate them.
If you have not read the ‘Infinity War’ comic book arc or if you have not seen Marvel’s recently released super-blockbuster by the same name, turn back now — you have been warned. Still here? Good. Marvel Studios recently released the most ambitious blockbuster movie of all time with ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and the critical and commercial reception could not be better. The super-superhero movie is currently shattering box office records in every corner of the globe while fans and critics alike rave at the quality. Directed by the Russo Brothers, the film is uniquely dark and ambitious in its approach, and resolution, to the first half of the story. Despite the cliffhanger ending, the Marvel Universe must go on and this means that guys like writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) have their work cut out for them.
Again, we warn you that if you have not seen ‘Infinity War’, you need to turn back now. Okay. Spoilers time. The first half of the two-part ‘Infinity War’ saga ends with half of all existence completely wiped away as if they were never there. With a snap of his fingers, the Mad Titan Thanos destroys what Marvel carefully took ten years to build. In doing so, Thanos also completely wrecks the Guardians of the Galaxy, of whom only Rocket Raccoon manages to survive. Peter Quill, as it turns out, is the downfall of his own team as his own reckless anger, incited by the revelation that Thanos had killed Gamora, leads Quill to abandon a carefully constructed plan to remove the Infinity Gauntlet from Thanos’ hands. Quill and everyone he loves ends up dying as a result.
Well, dying isn’t the right word — this is a comic book movie, after all, so we know that many characters will be back. Picking up the pieces will be James Gunn, who recently revealed that all hands are on deck for filming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’. The film will have to be set after the culmination of ‘Infinity War’ but a unique set of problems have presented themselves. How can Gunn balance the quirky humor that his stories are known by without completely handwaving away the utter devastation of ‘Infinity War’ and the loss of Gamora? Is the funniest superhero team in the galaxy due for a serious personality change?
It seems like only a year or two ago that people were lauding the death of the cinematic box office. People just aren’t going to movies anymore, they said. People don’t want to pay $15 per ticket when they can just wait to catch the film at home, they said. Well, Marvel Studios and Disney continue to buck the trend. Marvel’s newest, and most ambitious film ever, has completely shuttered the doors on the concept of the dying cinema and in doing so they’ve shattered global box office records forever.
Marvel’s ‘Infinity War’ is the culmination of ten years of hard work by MCU leader Kevin Feige. The film wraps up a decade’s worth of storylines while balancing one of the most star-studded casts in cinematic history. The budget for acting talent alone is something purely out of this world. Still, ‘Infinity War’ tapped into the hype of their fanbase and Marvel Studios lived up to expectations by releasing one of the most solid blockbuster movies of all time, and ticket returns are definitely mimicking that quality. Through just its opening weekend, ‘Infinity War’ has already pulled in an eye-popping $640.9 MILLION at the global box office. To put this in perspective, this is more than DC’s own super-movie, ‘Justice League’, earned during its ENTIRE domestic run. The prior global box office record had been held by Universal’s sleek action-racing flick, ‘The Fate of the Furious’, which had pulled in $541 million during its global opening weekend.
In terms of domestic sales, Marvel also shattered the record previously held by Disney’s ‘The Force Awakens’. During their domestic opening weekend, ‘Infinity War’ brought in Marvel Studios nearly $258 million. ‘The Force Awakens’ had previously held the record with a smooth $248 million of their own. Thanks to this incredible opening, as well as their long history of success — notably with the recent release of ‘Black Panther’ — Disney now has 9 out of the top 10 highest grossing openings in the entire history of North American cinema. To say that Disney is on another level would be underselling everything. Disney is currently in an entirely different universe.
Graham Edwards, CEO of Telereal Trillium, to Head New Policy Program at the Centre for Policy Studies
Last November the Centre for Policy Studies, CPS, announced what’s called the New Generation initiative which is an effort to bring in new faces and ideas into the policies made. Brexit is now only a year away and CPS wants to develop radical new policies that better meet voter’s needs and wants. The four new major policy programs are tax and cost of living, business and enterprise, housing and planning, and welfare. The programs will be helmed by Alex Morton who recently was posted as a director at Field Consulting. He was also previously responsible for housing and development. Tom Clougherty will be the new head of tax. His plan is to focus on simplifying the tax system so there can more money in the people’s pockets. Rachel Wolf and Public First will be the new head of welfare. The head of the business sector hasn’t been announced yet. For the housing sector, they have appointed Graham Edwards who is known for being the CEO of Telereal Trillium (https://about.me/graham).
Graham Edwards has been with Telereal Trillium as the CEO since 2001. He has been responsible for many of the largest deals that Telereal Trillium has undertaken. He initiated a deal from BT to Telereal that resulted in 6,700 properties being transfers worth £2.4 billion. Graham Edwards also led the negotiations in January 2009 that led to the acquisition of Trillium from Land Securities Group Plc to Telereal. This deal rocketed Telereal Trillium to a major player in the real estate market with an annual revenue exceeding £1 billion. Prior to his move to Telereal Graham Edwards was chief investment officer at Talisman Global Asset Management. Graham Edwards also had worked with Merrill Lynch Investment Management before that as well as being the head of finance for the BT Group Plc’s property department. Graham Edwards’s education comes from Cambridge College where he studied economics. He also a member of several prestigious organizations such as the UK Society of Investment Professionals, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and the Association of Corporate Treasures.
At this point in time, it is almost impossible to say that Disney doesn’t singlehandedly hold the future of all nerd-culture in the palm of their clenched, gauntleted fist. Having taken over ‘Star Wars’ and the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ it seems like there are few options for entertainment at the Box Office that don’t have Disney looming over them. Still, this entertainment monopoly hasn’t been all bad and we can point to the wildly successful, both critically and financially, ‘Infinity War’ as proof. However, Disney dropped the ball with ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ and fans are starting to wonder why the monolithic production company is having trouble balancing the two properties. Let’s take a spoilers-free look at how Disney is juggling two of the biggest properties in nerd culture.
Both ‘The Last Jedi’ and ‘Infinity War’ were box office juggernauts that did things financially that few other filmmakers will ever dream to dream, excluding guys like James Cameron. However, despite their mutual success only ‘Infinity War’ is bringing in the amazing critical reception while ‘The Last Jedi’ is being named one of the most divisive entries into the entire ‘Star Wars’ universe. What is the difference between the two properties? At face value they both have much in common: they are products of years of preparation and they feature some of the most well-known characters and cinematic universes in the history of pop culture.
The difference, as it turns out, is reverence for the source material. The Russo Brothers have done something with ‘Infinity War’ that would have been considered altogether impossible even just a few years ago. While Marvel has consistently leaned on their ‘quip-a-minute’ formula, the Russo Brothers were admirably balanced in their approach to the Mad Titan Thanos himself. Thanos and his minions are as horrifying and uniquely driven as they were in their comic book counterparts. They are still distinctly Marvel characters, but there is real weight to their actions. In ‘The Last Jedi’, director Rian Johnson leans into Marvel-quirk without any of the actual charms and he ends up underselling his space opera as a result, leaving everyone with a foul taste in their mouth.
Freedom Checks, as Matt Badiali puts it, is a plan worth exploring.
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