The Daily Scoop: 2-10-2015
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The Daily Scoop is our morning segment that highlights stories trending on social media.
Spiderman teaming up with other heroes in new film
Spiderman plays nice with the avengers in the comic books, but now he’ll be teaming with Iron Man and Captain America in the movies.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, which has long held the license to make movies with the Marvel Comics web-slinging superhero, announced the collaboration last night.
Spiderman will first appear in a Marvel film before getting his solo feature that is scheduled to arrive in theaters July 28th, 2017.
Sources say there is a good chance that, before he makes his big debut, a new Spiderman will first share screen time with Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man and Chris Evans’ Captain America in Captain America: Civil War, which is slated to arrive in theaters May 6th, 2016.
There’s no word yet on who will be under Spidey’s mask.
Jury selection underway in “American Sniper” murder trial
Jury selection is underway in the trial of the man accused of killing navy seal Chris Kyle and a friend.
Former marine Eddie Ray Routh is charged with capital murder for killing Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield at a shooting range in Texas in 2013.
His attorneys plan to will pursue an insanity defense.
Kyle’s military service in Iraq is depicted in the hit movie “American Sniper.”
The film has been nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” selling out ahead of opening day
Theaters say reservations for the highly anticipated new film “Fifty Shades of Grey” are breaking records worldwide before the film is even released!
Movie-goers rarely book tickets weeks in advance of a screening but cinema chains in the UK have reported ‘very fast’ sales among female customers for the film’s debut on February 13th.
The controversial film is based on EL James’s novel of the same name.
It tells the story of a young woman who falls for a mysterious business tycoon, with an unconventional take on romance.
Though the film could be considered a date flick, many women are opting out of seeing the movie with a significant other, and planning to make it a girl’s night instead.