The upcoming Marvel series, WandaVision will now debut on Disney+ in 2020, which is a year earlier than originally scheduled. The series starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will focus on Scarlet Witch and the Vision and will consist of six episodes. According to details revealed by Marvel Studios, the series is said to have a sitcom-type setting. Olsen and Bettany aren’t the only actors returning to reprise their characters. Kat Dennings and Randall Park will also reprise their roles as Darcy Lewis and Agent Jimmy Woo from Thor and Ant-Man respectively.
The CW will be expanding its DC content for its streaming service. CW Seed will now premiere a new animated series featuring Batman villain, Deathstroke. The animated series, Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons will drop on the streaming service in early January. The official synopsis reads, “Ten years ago, Slade Wilson — aka the super-assassin called Deathstroke — made a tragic mistake and his wife and son paid a terrible price. Now, a decade later, Wilson’s family is threatened once again by the murderous Jackal and the terrorists of H.IV.E.”
Look: Netflix’s Self Made
Octavia Spencer is headlining the new Netflix series, Self Made, which is inspired by the life of Madam C.J. Walker. The series tells the inspiring story of the businesswoman who pioneered the African-American hair care market, becoming a millionaire in the process. The four-part series is set to drop on the streaming channel in March 2020. Self Made is co-produced by Spencer and LeBron James and also stars Blair Underwood, Tiffany Haddish, Carmen Ejogo, Garrett Morris, Kevin Carroll, and Bill Bellamy.
Dozen Franchise Ambitions
David Ayer has lofty plans for his remake of The Dirty Dozen. The classic 60s war movie is due for an updated reboot at the hands of Ayer but the director has revealed that he wants to turn the project into a franchise. The original film was inspired by real-life demolition teams during World War II who were sent into enemy territory to complete dangerous missions. During a recent interview, Ayer admitted that he envisions the film to take on a more contemporary take with plans to transform it into an ensemble action franchise.
Season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The upcoming Season 7 of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D will be the final time we see Agent Coulson and his team. The cancellation of the series is due to Marvel phasing out its small screen projects including its slate of Netflix series. The ABC series will now end with season 7 with the team out for one last adventure, which strangely enough involves time travel. At the end of season 6, the Coulson and his team travelled back to the 1930s to thwart an invasion of the Chronicoms. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 7 will premiere on ABC in summer.