Ah, the magic of dwell TV.
Regina King was apparently the final to be taught that Regina King may be on the shortlist to direct the upcoming Superman movie for DC and Warner Bros. In a live interview on MSNBC with Tiffany Cross, King appeared shocked to listen to that she’s within the operating to the direct the movie, which at present has J.J. Abrams connected to supply and Ta-Nehisi Coates attached to write. “You’re rumored to be on the brief record to direct Superman. You and Barry Jenkins, each of your names have been thrown on the market,” Cross mentioned, referencing a current Hollywood Reporter article about Warner Bros.’ seek for a director and star for Superman. “Something you wish to inform us? Is there any information you possibly can break this morning about these conversations?” King appeared genuinely baffled as she replied, “Tiffany, that’s information to me. You’ve got broke the information to me. A information break, dwell on MSNBC! Yeah, no, I’ve not heard that till simply now.”
Per the Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming Superman installment will function a Black Superman, with Warner Bros. and DC “dedicated to hiring a Black director” for the movie. The article speculates that, together with King, different administrators on the shortlist embrace Barry Jenkins, Ryan Coogler, Steven Caple Jr., J.D. Dillard, and Shaka King. The mission, nonetheless, continues to be in early levels and specifics are scarce. We will solely hope additional particulars are additionally revealed on dwell tv within the coming months.