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‘Black Panther’ Helmer Ryan Coogler to produce a Wakanda-set TV series for Disney+

A drama based in the Kingdom of Wakanda is a part of Coogler’s Proximity Media five-year overall exclusive television deal with Disney TV.

Per the above mentioned deal, Proximity will develop series for other Disney’s outlets as well.

“Ryan Coogler is a singular storyteller whose vision and range have made him one of the standout filmmakers of his generation,” said Bob Iger, Disney’s executive chairman, in a statement. “With Black Panther, Ryan brought a groundbreaking story and iconic characters to life in a real, meaningful and memorable way, creating a watershed cultural moment. We’re thrilled to strengthen our relationship and look forward to telling more great stories with Ryan and his team.”

Coogler founded the multi-media company Proximity with Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, Ludwig Göransson, Archie Davis and Peter Nicks. He stated on behalf of Proximity Media,

“It’s an honor to be partnering with The Walt Disney Company. Working with them on Black Panther was a dream come true. As avid consumers of television, we couldn’t be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella. We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms. We are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and their partners at Marvel Studios where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney+. We’re already in the mix on some projects that we can’t wait to share.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Coogler is currently writing the sequel for Black Panther. The original film, released in 2018, earned a best picture nomination at the Academy Awards and grossed $1.34 billion. The sequel is scheduled to be released on July 8, 2022.

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Tati Gabrielle Stars as The Main Antagonist In ‘Uncharted’ Live-Action Movie

Inspired by the best-selling PlayStation video game franchise, Uncharted introduces audiences to the young street-smart Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) and showcases his first treasure hunting adventure with wisecracking partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg). In an action-adventure epic, the two go in the dangerous pursuit of “the greatest treasure never found” while also tracking clues that may lead to Nathan’s long-lost brother.

Tati Gabrielle stars as the movie’s female lead, the antagonist named Braddock. Unfortunately, not much is known about her character at this time, except that the fans can not wait to get a closer introduction.

Uncharted will play exclusively in movie theaters on February 18. Watch the full trailer below.

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‘Family Reunion’ Renewed For 3rd and Final Season

Family Reunion Renewed For Final Season

Netflix has renewed the two-time NAACP Image Award-winning family comedy series ‘Family Reunion’ for a third final season.

The show follows the McKellans who move from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to their grandparents. The family of six, however, struggles to make a smooth transition from the big city to small-town life in the South.

The sitcom stars Loretta Devine, Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Sister Sister), Anthony Alabi, Talia Jackson, Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Cameron J. Wright, Jordyn Raya James, and Richard Roundtree.

“I am so excited that Family Reunion will be returning for a third season,” series creator Meg DeLoatch told Deadline. “I will always be grateful to Netflix for giving me the opportunity to finally tell my story and the platform to share the beautiful, loving, and joyous McKellan family with the world.”

The final season will have 10 episodes.

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‘Bruised’: Watch Trailer For Halle Berry’s Directorial Debut

Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry directs and stars in a new Netflix mixed martial arts drama, Bruised.

The story follows Jackie Justice (Berry), a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in disgrace. Down on her luck and simmering with rage and regret years after her last fight, she’s coaxed into a brutal underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi (Adan Canto) and grabs the attention of a fight league promoter (Shamier Anderson) who promises Jackie a life back in the octagon. But the road to redemption becomes unexpectedly personal when Manny (Danny Boyd, Jr.) — the son she gave up as an infant — shows up at her doorstep.

Bruised also stars Adriane Lenox, Sheila Atim, Valentina Shevchenko, and Stephen McKinley Henderson.

The film is slated to release in theaters on Nov. 17 before dropping on Netflix on Nov. 24. Watch the trailer above.

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