The trend of #SaveSpideMan is at its peak. Everyone out there is blaming Sony Pictures and supporting Marvel, which is I guess not Marvel anymore, its Disney now. However, this is not the part of discussion but who is evil side in this matter over Spider-Man dispute?
Well, it kinda shocked Marvel fans but according to several Reddit posts, the one from user u/CaptionSkyhawk,
Marvel and Sony Pictures’ allowed to Sony to keep Spider-Man movies rights while Marvel got to incorporate other characters into MCU (with Disney). Marvel (Disney) received 5% payout of Spider-Man films, which Sony would fully finance. Disney continues to receive 100% merchandise sales.
Disney asked that future Spider-man films be a 50-50 co-fi stake, and possibility to extend to other movies in the Spider-Man universe. Sony declined and counteroffer proposed to keep their current withdrew Marvel and Feige from their Spider-Man films.
It was an aggressive stance by Disney who already earned $7.67 billion in their movies this year.
From this statement it seems that Disney is making things difficult for everyone; for business and fans. The reason of this dispute between both companies is something like: “Spider-Man is now mostly related to Marvel characters because of his relationship with Tony Stark as uncle in several Marvel films. And now Marvel is owned by Disney so, they are asking for this aggressive change over profit sharing ratio. The Spider-Man Far From Home is now the highest grossing film ever of Sony Pictures and how Sony can share his 50% of partnership?
Well, the conclusion yet to be finalised and if Disney step away from Spider-Man than you can’t call Spider-Man an Avenger anymore.
Well, anything publicly has not been announced by any company yet. And people who close to deal are also unauthorised to speak. You can read about more about this dispute at Meme origin.
Who Did R2-D2 Belong To and How Much Does He Remember Throughout ‘Star Wars’?
Star Wars is nothing without a good droid or two. But the droids to end all droids is R2-D2. He is such a prominent character, and one of the only ones to appear throughout all nine films. He’s served every Skywalker and was at every single major moment, at least for the first six. But who did that little, sassy droid belong to? Where did he come from? Does he remember everything? Here’s what you need to know.
R2-D2 made a mark on everyone while saving Queen Padmé Amidala’s ship
R2-D2 is a character that is so synonymous with Star Wars, that it’s hard to pinpoint who he actually belongs to. There is an answer, of course, about his origin, but he sort of seems to belong to everyone and no one at the same time.
The first time R2-D2 is chronologically seen in the Star Wars universe is in The Phantom Menace as Queen Amidala, as her court is escaping Naboo. He was just one of the astromech droids on her ship, which is typical in their universe. Space travel is tricky and can be dangerous if your ship falls apart at any point in your journey. Because of all the commotion going on, and the Trade Federation shooting at their ship, the shield generator takes a hit, and the astromechs are sent to fix the problem while they’re still flying in space.
Every other droid falls off into space. But not R2. He fixes the problem and makes it back onto the ship to much praise. He ends up tagging along wherever Qui-Gon, Padmé, and Jar Jar go on Tatooine. And that’s how his journey in this franchise starts.
He went on to become a trusted companion to Padmé, through her second term as Queen of Naboo. R2 then showed up with her on Coruscant in Attack of the Clones 10 years later, when she was Senator of Naboo. By this point, R2-D2 is already glued to her side and is the only droid she takes with back to her home planet with Anakin when she has to hide from her assassin.
R2-D2 has a major part in all of the prequels and original trilogy
As you probably recall, he’s such a major component in Padmé and Anakin’s lives. After Attack of the Clones, he leaves Amidala’s presence and sticks with Anakin from thereon out. That’s not without a trade between husband and wife, though, because Padmé keeps C-3PO with her instead. If you’ll remember, he’s the protocol droid Anakin fixed up from the time he was nine. Kind of sweet, right?
Anyway, R2-D2 is Anakin’s partner in crime through The Clone Wars. Ahsoka becomes quite fond of him as well. Anakin is so attached to the droid that he actually risks a lot to save him. Early on in the first season, Obi-Wan Kenobi has to reprimand Anakin for his attachment to the droid, which isn’t allowed within the Jedi. But, Anakin never wipes R2-D2’s memory (which he’s technically supposed to) which means Anakin is forced to find him. Although he’s happy he can.
And beyond the prequel era, R2-D2 is essential in the original trilogy as well. After Padmé’s death and Anakin turning to the Dark Side, R2-D2 goes under the custody of Bail Organa, which is how Princess Leia has him at the start of A New Hope. R2 is the one who brings Ben Kenobi the message from her and helps Luke out. He goes on to take a very similar role in the lives of Anakin’s kids as he did with Anakin and his friends during the Clone Wars.
George Lucas said he’s the narrator of ‘Star Wars,’ the keeper of their stories
Because Anakin never wiped his memories, and Bail Organa didn’t wipe it at the end of Revenge of the Sith, R2-D2 is the only character who remembers everything from the first six movies. He was also there for every major moment. While it might seem like a coincidence, it’s not. R2-D2 is the narrator of Star Wars.
In the book How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor, George Lucas told animation director Rob Coleman that he had an “ultimate framing device” for the first six films, according to The Independent.
“The entire story of Star Wars is actually being recounted to the keeper of the Journal of the Whills — remember that? — a hundred years after the events of Return of the Jedi by none other than R2-D2,” Lucas said.
This 100 percent makes sense because the original title of the first movie was going to be Journal of the Whills Part 1, told by a narrator. Plus, R2-D2’s character acts like the hero of his own story. As io9 points out, he never makes mistakes, saves all his friends in the nick of time, and is overall the best. That’s not to say he isn’t, but if you’re telling a story you’re a part of, don’t you want to make yourself look like the coolest?
R2-D2 has been around a long time, and has had the craziest adventures. He’s gone through so much sadness too, and lost many good friends. But without him, there’d be no Star Wars.
Read the original article from The Cheat Sheet
Jurassic World: Dominion: Sam Neill AKA Dr Grant Reveals When They’ll Start Shooting The Film
Fans of the Jurassic Park series were a tad-bit disappointed when they did not get the desired ending to the first Jurassic Park trilogy. However, Jurassic World 3 rather Jurrasic World: Dominion has been in the minds of fans ever since Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom released back in 2018.
But what’s gotten the Dinasour film fan even excited is that the franchise is planning to bring back the original cast of the Jurassic Park series back in Jurassic World 3. This means Jurrasic World: Dominion will see the return of veteran characters like Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum).
Yes you read that right! Now hinting at the possibility of Jurassic World 3 beginning its shoot in July, Sam Neill has revealed that the sets of the film are already erected in Pinewood Studios in London. Speaking to the Guardian, Sam has been quoted saying, “I should be going into Pinewood at 6am. All the sets are there, waiting. I miss the company of friends and the conviviality around a table in a restaurant, sharing some good wine together. I can’t wait to get back to it. One hopes that people haven’t got used to being without it.”
For those of you unversed, it was being speculated that the 3rd installment of the film would be an end to everything that we have seen in the dinosaur world so far. However, some also say that Jurassic World: Dominion will in fact pave way for a fresh start, after giving an end to the 3 part franchise. (Six-part franchise if you start to count the first installment of Jurassic Park as well). However, there is no official word from Universal about the fate of the Jurassic series so far.
While we are mighty excited for the return of Dr. Grant and his friends, do let us know your thoughts about the same in our comments section below.
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Avengers: Endgame Trivia #66: THIS Is Tom Holland’s One Of The Favourite Scenes From Spider-Man: Far From Home
Tom Holland won hearts again as Peter Parker and his superhero character in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Set after the events of Avengers: Endgame, the actor nailed it while showing his pain of missing Tony Stark and trying to move on. His love life also started well with MJ in this 2019 Marvel film.
In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Tom’s Spider-Man had to deal with Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio. Peter trusted him as he found someone to talk to about Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man’s death. But we all know he was evil. Before him, Peter had to fight the Elemental monsters which are said to be a result of everything that happened in Avengers: Endgame. But all that was just an illusion created by Mysterio.
The scenes in which Spider-Man fights these elemental monsters are mindblowing. Tom Holland also shared one of his favourite fight scenes from Far From Home. In our Avengers: Endgame Trivia #66 today, we will tell you the same. The actor had shared that one of his favourite action scenes is in Venice when he deals Water Elemental attack. In this scene, his character runs across a series of poles. The actor didn’t wear shin guards during this particular scene and he has no regrets about the same.
The end credits scene of Spider-Man: Far From Home has shocked everyone. Fans can’t wait to know what happens to Peter Parker now that his identity as Spider-Man is revealed.
This was our Avengers: Endgame trivia for today. We will share more exciting facts about your favourite films and characters every day.
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