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‘The Boondocks’ Reboot Is In The Works With Original Creator Aaron McGruder On Board

The Freemans are coming back! Sony Pictures Animation announced that they are bringing back the early-2000s classic, The Boondocks. The animated series was written and drawn by Aaron McGruder, premiered on Adult Swim back in 2005 and aired its final episode in 2014 after four seasons.

Here is what we know about The Boondocks reboot so far:

– It will be “a complete re-imagining for the modern era”. Per Sony Picture's statement, “[The reboot] chronicles the adventures of the Freeman family against the evil local government tyrant Uncle Ruckus, who rules fictional Woodcrest County, Maryland with an iron fist.” 

– The show’s original creator Aaron McGruder is on board

– The reboot will premiere in 2020

– It is unknown if the entire original voice cast will reprise their roles. It's unclear if Regina King, who voiced Huey and Riley Freeman, will return considering her recent Oscars win and multi-year first look deal with Netflix

– John Witherspoon hinted that he would reprise the role of Grandad in a recent interview with Joe Rogan

 

Back in February, radio host Charlamagne Tha God gave us a glimpse of what the re-imagined series would look like (with McGruder's blessing) via his Instagram page. Check out the cartoon strips he shared below.

 

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

Merry Black History Month!!! #BoondocksBack

A post shared by LENARD (@cthagod) on Feb 5, 2019 at 8:22am PST

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

Robert Mueller vs. Uncle Ruckus #BoondocksBack

A post shared by LENARD (@cthagod) on Feb 5, 2019 at 8:24am PST

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

Granddad on the #MuteRKellywave #BoondocksBack

A post shared by LENARD (@cthagod) on Feb 5, 2019 at 8:47am PST

 

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Watch: ‘The Invisible Man’ Trailer Starring Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge & Storm Reid

Blumhouse releases the first trailer for its upcoming thriller titled The Invisible Man.

Synopsis: trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC’s The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid, HBO’s Euphoria). But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

The Invisible Man is written, directed and executive produced by Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) and produced by Kylie du Fresne (Upgrade, The Sapphires) for Goalpost Pictures.

The film is a co-production of Goalpost Pictures Australia and Blumhouse Productions, in association with Nervous Tick, for Universal Pictures and is set to premiere on February 28, 2020.

Watch the full trailer above.


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Comic Con: Marvel Phase 4 Plans Revealed – “Thor 4,” “Black Widow,” “Eternals,” “Blade” Reboot And More

Marvel announced a number of big upcoming titles at its panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego on Saturday. According to the studio’s president Kevin Feige, the following projects will be released over the next two years.

The Eternals

Cast: Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) as Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff (Wonderstruck) as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry (Child’s Play) as Phastos, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lia McHugh (The Lodge) as Sprite, Don Lee (One On One) as Gilgamesh, and Angelina Jolie as Thena

Director: Chloé Zhao

Release date: November 6, 2020

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

Cast: Anthony Mackie as The Falcon, Sebastian Stan as The Winter Soldier, Daniel Brühl as Baron Zemo

Release date: Fall 2020 exclusively on Disney+

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Cast: Simu Liu in the title role, Awkwafina in an undisclosed role, Tony Leung as the (real) Mandarin

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Release date: February 12, 2021

WandaVision

Cast: Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, reprising their roles as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch and Vision. Teyonah Parris as the adult Monica Rambeau

Release date: Spring 2021 exclusively on Disney+

Loki

Cast:  Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki

Release: Spring 2021 exclusively on Disney+

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlett Witch

Director: Scott Derrickson

Release date: May 7, 2021

What If…? – the first animated series in the MCU

Cast: Jeffrey Wright as the voice of The Watcher and other actors from across the MCU will reprise their roles as voice talent

Release date: Summer 2021 exclusively on Disney +

Hawkeye

Cast: Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye

Release date: Fall 2021 exclusively on Disney +

Thor: Love and Thunder

Cast: Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson will reprise their roles as Thor and Valkyrie. Natalie Portman will star as female Thor.

Director: Taika Waititi 

Release date: November 5, 2021

Black Widow

Cast: Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff, David Harbour as Alexei AKA The Red Guardian, Florence Pugh as Yelena, O-T Fagbenle as Mason, and Rachel Weisz as Melina

Director: Cate Shortland

Release Date: May 1, 2020

Blade

Cast: Mahershala Ali as Blade

Director and release date has not been announced.

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“Hustlers” Trailer Starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Cardi B Released

The trailer for STX's upcoming movie Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians), Julia Stiles (Riviera), Keke Palmer (Pimp), Lili Reinhart (Riverdale), and Cardi B. has been released!

Adapted from a 2015 New York magazine article The Hustlers at Scores, the film follows a group of strip club employees who join forces to con money from their Wall Street clients.

Lorene Scafaria (The Meddler) wrote and directed the film. STXfilms is producing alongside Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.

Hustlers is set to premiere on September 13. Check out the trailer below.

 

 

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