New Captain Marvel Image Shows Carol’s Iconic Mohawk, Awkwafina to Join Sony’s Jumanji Sequel, and More!

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Marvel Shows Captain Marvel in Starforce Uniform

Marvel has revealed a new image of Brie Larson in her Kree uniform from the upcoming Captain Marvel film. The still features Carol Danvers in her green Starforce costume with her iconic mohawk hairstyle. Captain Marvel soars into theaters on March 8th of this year.

Awkwafina to Join Cast of Sony’s Jumanji Sequel

According to The Hollywood Reporter, rapper-turned-actress Awkwafina is in talks to join the cast of Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel. Details about the new film are being kept under wraps, but Awkwafina’s role is said to be a significant key part of the story. The third Jumanji film will open in theaters on December 13th.

Assemble Media to Develop Mercy Sparx for TV, Film

Assemble Media has partnered with writer Josh Blaylock to develop his Mercy Sparx comic series for film and television. Mercy Sparx follows the exploits of a demon banished from hell for her bad behavior who now hunts rogue angels on behalf of Heaven. There is no additional information about the Mercy Sparx projects at this time.

History Channel’s Vikings to End at Season 6, Spinoff Planned

The original scripted drama series Vikings is officially ending with Season 6 on the History channel. The 20-episode final season will premiere later this year. According to Deadline, the network will be teaming with Vikings creator Michael Hirst to develop a spinoff series that will continue the Vikings saga after the series finale.

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