Wakanda isn’t just coming to the big screen, but it’s coming to Disney+as a new series. It’s part of a multi year overall television deal with Ryan Coogler that he made with the Walt Disney company. At the moment Coogler is working on the sequel to the first Black Panther film that is set in the fictional world of Wakanda.
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According to Coogler, he loves working for Disney. He is excited to work together with Disney and his team to bring this series to life, as well as other projects he’s working on that he can’t share yet. It sounds like Disney+ is going to bring a lot more Marvel content and fans are going to be so thrilled. Thank you Disney for investing in Marvel and bringing these amazing new stories and series to life.
The Black Panther series in the works will be one of the many shows under Marvel that will be streaming on Disney+. At the moment, Marvel’s Wandavision is huge hit for the streaming service. Other shows like, Loki, which will be released this May, Falcon and the Winter Solider, which will start streaming on March 19th, and WandaVision, which started streaming last month, have been doing well on Disney. Black Panther already brought in $1.35 billon worldwide, so imagine how much Disney+ will make when the series starts to stream. The series is sure to be just as amazing as the movie is and a great way to continue the story Chadwick Boseman started.
In the meantime you can watch Black Panther right here.
It was just announced by Ms. Whoopi Goldberg on The View that Disney plus will start streaming Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella on February 12, 2021. This version of 'Cinderella' came out in 1997 and stars Brandy (Moesha) as Cinderella and the queen herself, Whitney Houston, as her fairy godmother
The best selling middle grade fantasy series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, is becoming a movie! The 8 and a half book long novel series (and counting) is written by Shannon Messenger. The first book was published back in 2012! And now it’s going to be a live action movie on Disney Plus. The adaptation of the movie will be directed by Ben Affleck through this production company, Pearl Street Banner. He’s co-writing the script with Kate Gritmon, and Madison Aniley will be the executive producer.
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The series tells the tale of Sophie Foster, a 12 year-old girl who just learned she’s an elf with some extraordinary abilities. The novels are packed with adventure, friendship, family, and even a little bit of a love triangle. The first novel, which is probably what the movie will focus on, will be about Sophie discovering her powers and learning her place in the Lost Cities.The latest novel in the series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, Cities Unlocked, was just released in November. It’s a novella to hold fans over until the ninth book is released, fingers crossed it’s released this year!
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Barnes and Nobles has named the recent release the Best Young Reader Book of 2020 and it’s also a California Gold Medal winner. These are high honors and isn’t surprising because this series is great for readers of any age. It’s about time this amazing series found someone to adapt it. Now, we just have to wait and see who the cast will be.
In the meantime, you can read the books right here.