Tessa Thompson to Voice Lady in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Disney is really laying all their cards down on the table for their planned paid streaming service set to launch next year. Besides boasting a large library of Disney television and films, it will be home to the Star Wars: The Clone Wars series revival and a live-action Lady and the Tramp remake. The film is … Continue reading Tessa Thompson to Voice Lady in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Rebecca Hall to Make Her Directorial Debut With ‘Passing’; Tessa Thompson & Ruth Negga to Star

Rebecca Hall is set to make her directorial debut in an adaptation of Nella Larsen's 1929 novel, Passing. Set in Harlem, the story will follow the lives of two best friends portrayed by Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga. Larsen's novel focuses on "racial passing," which refers to a person of one racial group who is able … Continue reading Rebecca Hall to Make Her Directorial Debut With ‘Passing’; Tessa Thompson & Ruth Negga to Star

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First Images of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in ‘Men in Black’ Surface

Thus far, details about Sony's forthcoming Men in Black reboot have been slow in rolling out, especially where the narrative is concerned. It's no surprise, then, that we have yet to see any official images. But worry not, the first look of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson on set of the film has surfaced. Slashfilm … Continue reading First Images of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in ‘Men in Black’ Surface

Tessa Thompson Joining Chris Hemsworth in ‘Men in Black’ Reboot

Thor: Ragnarok comrades, Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth are set to reunite in the upcoming Men in Black spinoff. The Sony film will be directed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton, Fate of the Furious) with a script written by Iron Man screenwriters, Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Steven Spielberg will return as an … Continue reading Tessa Thompson Joining Chris Hemsworth in ‘Men in Black’ Reboot

New Album ‘Dirty Computer’ Announced By Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe fans, commence! The talented musician and actress announced her new album titled Dirty Computer, which will be the first album since the release of her 2013 album The Electric Lady. A debut date has not been set for the album, but an "emotion picture" has been released, which features Tessa Thompson and lots of … Continue reading New Album ‘Dirty Computer’ Announced By Janelle Monáe

Tessa Thompson Set to Portray Doris Payne in Heist Film

Fresh off her scene-stealing performance as the Valkyrie, Brunnhilde in Thor: Ragnarok, along with an upcoming role in HBO's Westworld, Tessa Thompson is set to take on the role of famed jewelry heist mastermind, Doris Payne. According to Variety, the film will be a high-concept action-drama along the lines of Catch Me, If You Can … Continue reading Tessa Thompson Set to Portray Doris Payne in Heist Film

Tessa Thompson on the Future of the MCU: ‘The Women Rule Supreme’

While we still have to wait a little bit longer for the return of Valkyrie, actress Tessa Thompson is promising that it will be well worth it, as well as getting to see the future of other women included in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an interview on the Black Panther purple carpet, Thompson opened up about … Continue reading Tessa Thompson on the Future of the MCU: ‘The Women Rule Supreme’

Mark Millar Wants Tessa Thompson to play the New Kick-Ass

Comic Book creator Mark Millar believes that Tessa Thompson should play his new rebooted version of Kick-Ass. This new version of Kick-Ass as described by Millar as "black, a woman, and a military veteran." https://twitter.com/mrmarkmillar/status/953728387499089921?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cbr.com%2Fmark-millar-tessa-thompson-kick-ass%2F While this may be a surprise due to the past two Kick-Ass films featuring Dave Lizewski played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, a white male, … Continue reading Mark Millar Wants Tessa Thompson to play the New Kick-Ass

Get Ready to Slay Giants as Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie in Future Marvel Games

Earlier this week it was announced that Valkyrie will be joining the cast of Marvel's new run of Exiles. In the announcement, it was confirmed this new take on Valkyrie is to be based on Tessa Thompson's portrayal in Thor: Ragnorak. Following the reveal, Bill Roseman, executive creative director of Marvel Games, took to Twitter … Continue reading Get Ready to Slay Giants as Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie in Future Marvel Games

Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie To Get Marvel Comics Treatment in Upcoming ‘Exiles’ Book

The Taika Waititi directed Thor: Ragnarok hit theaters last October and one of the best moments of the film was its introduction to the MCU's Valkyrie. Played perfectly by Tessa Thompson, Brunnhilde -the last of the Valkyries- aids Thor on his quest to save Asgard. Now, we will see Thompson's version of Valkyrie in comic … Continue reading Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie To Get Marvel Comics Treatment in Upcoming ‘Exiles’ Book