The Weekly Wrap: Black Widow Postponed To 2021

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After being delayed a couple of times, Marvel Studios has now decided to bump Black Widow to May 2021, a whole year after its original release date. The standalone adventure starring Scarlett Johansson isn’t the only production that has been shifted. The Eternals film, originally scheduled for November has been pushed to November 2021 with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings now scheduled to open in July 2021 instead of February 2021. The sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home is also scheduled to arrive in December next year.

John Cena To Star In Peacemaker Series For HBO Max
James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is scheduled for release in August next year but already there seems to be a lot of buzz surrounding the DC superhero film. The latest news is that John Cena who stars as Peacemaker in the film will be getting his own spinoff series on HBO Max. The eight episode series is due to start production next year and will be written and produced by Gunn. The Peacemaker series will reportedly be centred on the origins of the character, an advocate of peace who will go through great means, even killing to achieve it.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is Cancelled
Despite bringing in the award for Best Children’s Program at the recent Emmys, Netflix has decided to can The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance after just one season. The puppet show produced by the Jim Henson Company, was a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson-directed Dark Crystal. The series followed three Gelflings and their attempt to stop the rise of the monstrous Skeksis. The series boasted an impressive voice cast made up off Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel and Anya Taylor-Joy.

Bad Boys 3 Directors To Helm Ms. Marvel Series
The Disney+ Ms. Marvel series will see Bad Boys 3 directing duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah helming and episode or two. The upcoming Marvel superhero series is based on the character of Ms. Marvel, which was first created in 1977. The superhero boasted powers similar to Captain Marvel with the latest iteration of the hero featuring a Pakistani-American teenager named Kamala Khan. In all likelihood, Marvel Studios will focus on the latest version of the character for this new Disney+ series.

Supergirl To End With Season 6
The CW series Supergirl will reportedly end with its six season, which is due to air sometime next year. The series, which is led by Melissa Benoist, will draw to a close following the hit series Arrow, which drew to a close this year. Although Supergirl is departing The CW’s Arrowverse, there will be no shortage of superhero shows to keep fans occupied. The channel still has The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning as well as the upcoming Superman and Lois series and a newly-cast Batwoman, which should keep fans happy.

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