Next In TV & Film: Disney Campaigning ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Oscar Nom + ‘Weed’ Sequel In Works + More

Disney is campaigning for Avengers: Endgame Oscars nominations for Robert Downey Jr. and more.

According to reports, “The move comes after fans criticized the company heavily for not putting its weight behind Robert Downey, Jr. after he turned in his last performance as Iron Man, a character who can be credited with launching the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

Aside from Robert Downey Jr., Disney also campaigned for Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Josh Brolin, Paul Rudd, and Don Cheadle in the category of Best Supporting Actor. 

Another sequel is on the way! Are you here for this one?

A Weeds sequel is on the way. “The new show picks up with the Botwin family 10 years after the events of the original series in an era of legalization. Weeds Mary-Louise Parker is attached to star in and executive produce the potential new series” The sequel will be titled “Weeds 4.20,” Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer say, ”As excited as we are about our new series, I want to remind everyone that ‘the old is also new,’ and we’re pleased to be bringing two of the most acclaimed shows in television history, ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Weeds,’ to the global syndication marketplace next year,” Feltheimer said. “We will be launching the marketing campaign for ‘Mad Men,’ winner of 16 Emmys and five Golden Globes during its eight-year run, later this month. And we’re thrilled to be back in business with series star and producer Mary Louise Parker on what we’re calling ‘Weeds 4.20,’ already in active development at Starz, as we prepare a comprehensive and integrated rollout for one of television’s most beloved properties.”

Pixar is introducing its first film with a Black lead stars including Jamie Foxx, Phylicia Rashad, Quest Love, and more.

The film is titled “Soul,” “Ever wonder where your passion, your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you…you? Soul takes you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life's most important questions.”

The film is set to hit the big screen June 19th, 2020.