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Star Trek: Chris Pine Optimistic About Film Franchise Future
It didn't take long for Paramount Pictures to seize the opportunity to sign director Matt Shakman, who led the Marvel and Disney+ limited series WandaVision to 23 Emmy nominations, to reinvigorate the cinematic universe of Star Trek While the franchise already has a firm grip back into television with three series currently running in Discovery,[...]
WandaVisions Takeaways from Series Director Matt Shakman
WandaVision director Matt Shakman did a zoom chat on Friday with over 100 people attending These were not members of the general public but writers, novelists, artists, actors, comics creators, and journalists attending It was part of the "Yale in Hollywood" series, and Shakman, chat host Aman Chaudary and many of the attendees were all[...]
WandaVision Creators Address Vision, Strange, Darcy Finale Questions
Director Matt Shakman, creator and showrunner Jac Schaeffer, and co-executive producer Mary Livanos provided as much as they could to TVLine given the current Marvel Cinematic Universe context allowed What we know for sure for the time being is that Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch will make her return in the upcoming Sam Raimi[...]
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There's no secret WandaVision owes a lot of its success to Matt Shakman along with showrunner Jac Schaeffer creating the sitcom worlds within the town of Westview, New Jersey Obviously, the homages took quite a bit of extensive research to recreate and execute Working on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia certainly didn't hurt either as[...]
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As many of you know, before he was altering reality with Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen in WandaVision, director Matt Shakman was putting Glenn Howerton (Dennis), Kaitlin Olson (Dee), Rob McElhenney (Mac), Charlie Day (Charlie), and Danny DeVito (Frank) through their paces for ten years and 43 episodes of FXX and FX on Hulu's It's Always[...]
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Before WandaVision? CharlieVision (Image: FX Networks screencap)
One of those people is director Matt Shakman, who many people are talking about right now because he's the director of what looks to be Marvel Studios' first hit for the Disney+ streaming service, WandaVision But before he was altering reality with Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen, he was warping minds with The Gang from[...]
WandaVision debuted new teaser key art (Image: Disney+)
What makes the Matt Shakman (Game of Thrones, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)-directed series special is that the celebration is done out of love and appreciation for the television genre without ever feeling to mock or make fun of it- never any "punching down" and it made all of the difference So with that in[...]
WandaVision released a new teaser on New Year's Eve night. (Image: Marvel Studios screencap)
With only a day to go until Disney+ and Marvel Studios' WandaVision brings its reality-altering magic to our streaming screens, Bleeding Cool had the opportunity to speak with series director Matt Shakman (Game of Thrones, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) Over the course of our conversation, we discuss how it feels being the first Marvel Studios[...]