Just as Black Panther crossed the $1 Billion Dollar mark in sales… at the Global box office over the weekend, we got word that Marvel now has plans for a ‘Black Panther’ Sequel.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the president of Marvel Studios says they have been tossing around ideas and have a pretty solid direction on where they want to head with the second one.”

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It’s a dramedy about three suburban moms who give up trying to make ends meet and turn towards a life of crime.

Mae Whitman plays Annie on the series Good Girls. 

Co-starring Christina Hendricks and Retta….Good Girls airs on NBC.

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Jake Gyllenhall and Rene Russo re-uniting with Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy for a still to be titled Netflix film already in production.

According to Variety the upcoming horror-thriller revolves around big money artists and mega collectors who pay a high price when art collides with commerce.

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DVD Tuesday…. 

It’s a story about a lonely janitor who cultivates a unique relationship with an amphibious creature being held in captivity.

Out today on both blu-ray and DVD ,The Shape of Water…which won four Oscars including  best picture and best director….Guillermo Del Toro… who says the theme of his film is timeless.

Also out THIS WEEK….Margot Robbie and Academy Award Winner Allison Janney star in ITonya….and Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot co-star in Justice League… and Armie Hammer &  Timothée Chalamet in ‘Call Me by Your Name’

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He’s arguably one of the most famous Superman fans in Showbiz

…and now Oscar winning actor Nicholas Cage is finally going to get to play the man of steel…but only with his voice and according to USA Today….it will most likely be just a cameo. It’s called ‘Teen Titans Go! To the Movies,” a big screen version of the Cartoon Network Superhero show which is slated to hit theaters in late July.

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It’s a thriller…inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight on its way from Tel Aviv to Paris.  

7 Days in Entebbe portrays one of the most daring rescue missions ever attempted.                                                        

Co-starring Rosamund Pike, Daniel Bruhl and Eddie Marsan

Seven Days in Entebbe (now playing)

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Jon Hamm in talks to star opposite Natalie Portman in Fox Searchlight’s ‘Pale Blue Dot.’

According to Variety…‘Fargo’ and ‘Legion’ creator Noah Hawley will direct…while Reese Witherspoon who at one point was slated to star…will now produce. The film follows a successful female astronaut whose seemingly perfect life begins to unravel when she returns HOME from a mission in space.

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It’s a coming of age story about a high school kid named Simon played by Nick Robinson.

Simon has been keeping a secret that he’s gay.  When that secret is threatened…he comes to terms with everyone, including his father played by Josh Duhamel. 

Love Simon…opens nationwide Friday (now in theaters.)

[the_ad id=”7641″][/nextpage][nextpage]Right on the heels of her film ‘Wrinkle in Time’ director Ava DuVernay has lined up her next project.

The filmmaker will helm ‘New Gods’ at Warner Bros.  The movie… based on the DC Comics series of the same name will mark the second major superhero franchise to be directed by a woman, following Patty Jenkins’  ‘Wonder Woman.’

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Lara Croft is back on the big screen this this weekend in a reboot of Tomb Raider. 

This time the very independent daughter of a missing adventurer finds herself on the island where her father disappeared. Alicia Vikander stars as Lara and says a lot that she loves about the character. 

Costarring Dominic West and Walter Goggins…Tomb Raider…in theaters nationwide.

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Showbiz Express: This Week in Review

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