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The Bros are Back Headline News

The Russo Brothers in Talks to Direct More ‘Avengers’ Films

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ helmers could return to the franchise for ‘Avengers 5’ and ‘Avengers: Secret Wars,’ the two-part theatrical conclusion to the MCU Multiverse Saga.

VFX for Film Headline News

VFX Breakdown Reel: Digital Domain Adds Non-Stop Thrills to ‘Extraction 2’

VFX team seamlessly integrated 99 individual shots into a 22-minute oner spanning a prison escape, car chase and train crash; directed by Sam Hargrave and written by Joe Russo, the action-adventure is now streaming on Netflix.

TV VFX VFXWorld

Finding a Proper VFX Balance on Joe and Anthony Russo’s ‘Citadel’

Led by VFX supervisor Wes Froud and VFX producer Scott Shapiro, lead vendor DNEG, along with Digital Domain, Distillery VFX, Host VFX, Luma Pictures, Outpost VFX, Perception, RISE, Territory Studios, Visual Creatures, and Zoic Studios, delivered a wide selection of 1,796 VFX shots, ranging from UI motion graphics to an explosive train crash, on the famed MCU directing duo’s new spy thriller series, now streaming on Prime Video.

It’s Called Machine Learning for a Reason Headline News

Will Studios Move to AI-Generated Scripts During the WGA Strike?

With negotiations at a standstill and no sign of bending on either side, studios may turn to AI to pen scripts in the absence of Hollywood’s writers.

Feeling Strong About a New Hercules Headline News

Is Danny DeVito Reprising His Role for Live-Action ‘Hercules’ Adaptation?

Rumors across the Internet-verse say the ‘Matilda’ star has already signed onto the film, while alleged cast considerations include Taron Egerton as Hercules and Henry Cavill.

Animated Features to Live-Action Film Oh My! Headline News

A ‘Hercules’ Live-Action Adaptation Inspired by TikTok?

Fans are up in arms after a Variety interview with Joe Russo describes the upcoming musical remake as ‘modernized’ and ‘experimental,’ with possible inspiration by elements of the popular dancing app.

Parking’s a Bitch Headline News

Lexus Taps Framestore and ‘Eternals’ Kingo for New Lexus Commercial

Kumail Nanjiani gets the keys in the 2-minute ‘Parking Spot’ advert, as the superhero from the upcoming MCU feature faces a real-life problem: safely parking his brand-new car when he heads downtown for work.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix and Russo Brothers Teaming on ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:44am

'Avengers: Endgame' directors to oversee new and expanded Planeswalkers storylines for iconic game franchise’s first onscreen effort.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

ILM Tackles Bruce Banner’s ‘Smart Hulk’ Convergence in ‘Avengers: Endgame’

The studio revisits and revamps Hulk, Marvel’s smash-‘em-up, fan-favorite digital character they first brought to the screen back in 2003.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Capturing Thanos: How the Ultimate ‘Avengers’ Adversary Was Brought to Life

VFX supervisors Dan DeLeeuw and Kelly Port discuss the challenges of capturing the nuanced performance of Josh Brolin as the philosophical antagonist in ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

How Method Studios Crafted Rocket 2.0 for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Method VFX supervisor Greg Steele oversees delivery of 430 shots for the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including upgrades for Rocket and Groot featuring hand-keyed character animation.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Defining Thanos: Weta Brings Motion Capture to New Heights for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Weta Digital and Digital Domain transform Josh Brolin’s motion capture performance into a believable and imposing CG adversary.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Previs Plays a Major Role in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Senior previs/postvis supervisor Gerardo Ramirez discusses the highlights and challenges of the fourteenth collaboration between The Third Floor and Marvel Studios.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Framestore Delivers Action-Packed Opening for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Award-winning VFX house crafts CG environments, digi-doubles and more, delivering 253 shots for the opening act of the final arc of the current Marvel Cinematic Universe narrative.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Sympathy for the Devil: How Digital Domain Helped Create Thanos for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Complementing the 12-foot tall purple villain created by Weta Digital for action-packed fight sequences, Digital Domain employs proprietary tool Masquerade using new machine-learning algorithms to deliver emotive performances from the CG character.

China Headline News

REPORT: Hollywood and the Search for a Chinese Super Hero

An estimated 63 comic book adaptations are set to hit the big screen by 2020 from creators ranging from ‘Captain America’ directors the Joe and Anthony Russo to comic book powerhouse Stan Lee.

Films Headline News

Sarofsky Creates Main-on-End Titles for Marvel's ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Earning expanded design, production and VFX roles, design-driven production company delivers main title sequence and more than 20 visual effects shots for the new Marvel feature directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.

box office Headline News

Box Office Report: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Headed to $1 Billion

Well on its way to becoming the first title of 2016 to cross $1 billion, Marvel’s newest super hero blockbuster directed by Anthony and Joe Russo opens to $181.8 million in the U.S. for a total of $678.4 million at the global box office.