In this day and age of internet-fueled opinions and views, one isn’t really sure about what to believe or consider true. Any which way, the urge to see what’s going on in the world makes us roam the web and we end up discussing what’s on it. Rumors frequently float the internet in the form of news, some exciting, some not so much. But when it’s about Game of Thrones, we watch keenly. The latest in the mill suggests that Marvel-Sony could be looking at Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo) as a potential villain for the third film in the current Spider-Man franchise, starring Tom Holland. There are also a bunch of other details, including the film’s title. Read on!
The rumor comes from 4Chan, an internet forum popular for its anonymity, hoaxes, memes, and some outrageous content. Thus, the general advice is to be wary of its authenticity. The news has revealed the title of the next Spider-Man film, that’s to follow Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Spider-Man: Far From Home to be Spider-Man: Home Run. This feels in line with the ‘Home’ theme of Spiderman’s present story. Along with this, it also says that the next villains to haunt Peter Parker after Mysterio (in Far From Home) would be Scorpion and Kraven the Hunter. After his setup as Mac Gargan in Homecoming, Michael Mando will likely play Scorpion in the third film as he teased in his recent Instagram post.
Then, what about Kraven the Hunter? The names offered are Jason Momoa and Henry Cavill. The makers are apparently looking at these two actors for Kraven’s role. However, at the moment, both of them are a part of the DC Extended Universe as Aquaman and Superman. With Aquaman 2 on board, it might seem difficult for Jason to join Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU). But you never know, perhaps they could pull off this crazy swing! There are even talks of a separate solo film being developed for Kraven in Sony’s Marvel Universe.
Henry Cavill, on the other hand, could well be in the running. Since his future as Superman is not certain right now, there’s a good chance he can jump onto Marvel’s deck. He was even rumored to play Wolverine in the coming films of MCU.
Some time ago, a post on 4Chan had even leaked a few plot details of the third Spider-Man film. So, there’s history here!
The reunion of Marvel and Sony to make the third film together has kept the comic book hero in the MCU. With Sony’s own universe of Marvel characters expanding, we could see some new mix of characters and storylines, including The Sinister Six, Morbius, and Venom joining Spider-Man’s world. Spider-Man: “Home Run” is due for release on July 16, 2021.
All said and done, there are absolutely no official sources to quote with this rumor. So, it’s all just airy-speculation at this point. We hope, though, some of it comes true. Already, a host of Game of Thrones actors have worked/are working with Marvel, including Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Peter Dinklage, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams. Emilia Clarke recently said she wants to do something like The Avengers. And now, this rumor about Jason Momoa. Well, we can only wait to see if Marvel houses the other two GoT powerhouses too.
What do you guys think? Does this rumor excite you? Tell us in the comments section.
The year 2020 has been the Red Wedding of years. As if the COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t enough, tragedy has struck yet once again. This time, the wretched year has taken away another gem of the entertainment industry. Diana Rigg, who played the cunning Lady Olenna Tyrell on the series Game of Thrones, has passed away at the age of 82.
Diana was a decorated and esteemed performer. She was a venerable figure in Britain’s entertainment industry and was the recipient of the famed Tony and Emmy awards. Rigg was also famous for her role as intelligence agent Emma Peel on ‘The Avengers’ in the 1960s.
Dame Diana Rigg . She always raised the bar with her incredible talent, intelligence and wit. An absolute joy and honor to work with. May her soul Rest In Peace https://t.co/BC4annah1H
— Nikolaj CosterWaldau (@nikolajcw) September 10, 2020
Diana Rigg played the role of Lady Olenna Tyrell, also known as The Queen of Thorns on HBO’s The Game of Thrones. She began in the third season in 2013. She was nominated for the esteemed Emmy awards for the category ‘Best Guest Actor’ for her work on the show, consecutively from 2013 to 2015.
“Diana was a beautiful kind and generous human being that enhanced the lives of all that knew her as well as a great actress. She leaves a great void in my heart,” said Lionel Larner, who was Rigg’s long time friend and talent agent.
Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She spent her early childhood in India. Diana did her training as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1955-57 and made her professional stage debut in Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle in 1957. She died from cancer which was diagnosed back in March.
Her loss will be deeply felt and she will be missed all over the world. Our condolences are with her family and friends.
Game of Thrones was a memorable experience for both the fans and the show’s crew. Rarely do we see a TV show achieve massive popularity as Game of Thrones did in the last decade. Many of the show’s crew have moved on to new projects, including showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
Game of Thrones directors David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, along with Alexander Woo are working together to adapt Liu Cixin’s bestseller “Three-Body Problem” for Netflix. The series will be covering all three books of the trilogy, namely, “The Three-Body Problem,” “The Dark Forest,” and “Death’s End.” The story revolves around the idea of humanity’s first contact with aliens. Netflix struck a deal with Yoozoo group for the rights to make an English adaptation of the trilogy.
The Three-Body Problem, the story of humanity’s first contact with an alien civilization inspired by @cixinliu’s renowned novel, will be adapted as a Netflix series from David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo. pic.twitter.com/Dily05j2Vw
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) September 1, 2020
Benioff and Weiss were highly impressed by the books. They said, “Liu Cixin’s trilogy is the most ambitious science-fiction series we’ve read, taking readers on a journey from the 1960s until the end of time, from life on our pale blue dot to the distant fringes of the universe. We look forward to spending the next years of our lives bringing this to life for audiences around the world.”
The Three-Body Problem is going to be the first project Benioff and Weiss will work on, since the completion of Game of Thrones. They have already proved their mettle with the amazing success of Game of Thrones. The new show is the type of fantasy genre that is right up their sleeves. Benioff and Weiss are also associated with another Netflix series, “The Chair” as executive producers.
The Netflix series does not have a release date yet. What are your expectations for the show? Let us know in the comments below.
Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin has often been in controversies due to his ‘out of the world’ writing style. This time he is in the news again for something else. It is for a lawsuit he filed for the film rights of a werewolf novella.
The complaint was filed at the Los Angeles superior court on Wednesday. According to the complaint, Mike the Pike productions were granted an option to the rights of the film in 2009. The company later assigned the option to Blackstone Manor, LLC., who are the defendant in this case. Blackstone exercised the option on September 2, 2014, which gave them 5 years to start principal photography before the rights went back to Martin.
The complaint states that Blackstone “hastily assembled” a barebones cast and crew. Just a day before the 2019 deadline to shoot “a handful of scenes” to make it appear they were still working on the project, to retain the rights for another 5 years. Martin describes the “token” production was “insufficient”. He compared the move to a “contractor hurriedly building a gazebo in lieu of the agreed-upon skyscraper when faced with a deadline”, as reported by the Los Angeles times.
After the success of Game of Thrones, the writer is sure to have high hopes with any production house that wants to adapt his novel for the screen. The novel was published in 1988 as a part of “Night Vision 5”. It was a horror anthology that also included works of Stephen King and Dan Simmons. The story revolves around a private investigator, Randi Wade, who is looking into a series of brutal killings in her small town. This leads her to the world of werewolves and other demons.
The story won a World Fantasy Award in 1989. What is your perspective about the case? Let us know in the comments below.