Marvel is Asking Academy Members to Consider 'Eternals,' 'Black Widow' and 'Shang-Chi' in Award Season

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Sony is also pushing 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' for Best Picture consideration.

Marvel is pushing 'Eternals,' 'Black Widow,' and 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' for Best Picture consideration, among other nomination categories.

Sony is also pushing 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' for Best Picture consideration.

Disney and Marvel Studios broke records last year with their slate of superhero films, and they’re not stopping now.Black Widow , which was originally due out in theaters in May of 2020 and is now scheduled for release on November 6, 2020.✖ Chukwudi Iwuji is speaking out — but keeping mum — about his highly sought-after role in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.✖ Warning: this story contains spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Once again Disney looking to snag a Best Picture Award at the upcoming 2022 Oscars by pushing Chloé Zhao’s Eternals.The film’s official campaign lists multiple categories including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and a plethora of others covering nearly every aspect of the film.Marvel’s transformation from humble comic-book publisher to the source of one of the most most successful franchises in cinema history has been accompanied by an explosion in licensed products inspired by the company’s vast library of characters.This wouldn’t be the first superhero film to attempt this feat." Online speculation has named cosmic characters like the Silver Surfer and Beta Ray Bill, but more recent rumors claim Iwuji will be playing the god-like creator called The High Evolutionary.Marvel’s Black Panther managed to snag a Best Picture nomination in 2019, but fell short against its competition.Now, almost every household item imaginable comes in a Marvel version.However, the outstanding film won some of its other Oscars nominations including Best Score, Best Costume Design, and Best Production Design.Simmons) in the final moments of Far From Home, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) asks Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) to cast a spell and make everyone forget his secret identity.

Both Black Panther and Eternals are known for their diverse casting and incredible visual effects."For me to wrap my head around the fact that I am the subject of speculation around the Internet is kind of fun.If accepted by the Academy, this will be Zhao’s second Best Director nomination, her first being for Nomadland in 2020.Nomadland won both Best Director and Best Picture that year.COLLIDER VIDEO OF THE DAY Eternals won’t be the only superhero film this year vying for that coveted award." Gunn has only called Ijuwi"one of the best actors I've ever worked with" after directing him in Peacemaker, where Ijuwi plays a mercenary tasked with handling the vigilante Christopher Smith (John Cena).Marvel will be competing against themselves as Sony has launched a campaign for Spider-Man: No Way Home to be considered for similar categories, including Best Picture.pic.

The decision to campaign the film comes after its massive box office success, gaining over $1.3 billion worldwide."It's been a strange & long & at times challenging journey to get here, but the obstacles along the way have only made this moment more blissful.Also listed on Disney’s official awards campaign website are Best Picture considerations for Black Widow and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.While they have released official campaign ads yet, it's safe to say that Marvel believes that their films are worthy of a Best Picture nomination, in addition to other categories.RELATED: Tom Holland Defends Marvel Movies as Oscar-Worthy: "It's All The Same, Just Done On A Different Scale" The President of Marvel Kevin Feige lead the campaign for 2019’s Avengers: Endgame following Black Panther’s semi-successful Oscar run, pushing for a Best Picture along with 13 other entries, but unfortunately only walked away with a Best Visual Effects nomination.3 to open in theaters on May 5, 2023."We were actually working off of things that were happening in Doctor Strange 2, and trying to incorporate them into our script," McKenna recently told Variety.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Feature at the 2019 Academy Awards.With comic book films earning more recognition for their effects, acting, and storytelling, filmmakers are excited to see that talent officially awarded.As more campaigns and shortlists are released, fans and executives alike wait to see if Disney and Marvel are set to break more than just box office records this year.You can check out the full list of nomination considerations for Eternals below: 'The Mandalorian' Potato Head Is Now Here to Save the Galaxy This Potato Head is the way.Read Next Share Share Tweet Email Related Topics About The Author Shawnee Haas (81 Articles Published) Shawnee Haas is a TV/Movies News Writer for Collider.Strange? Coz she was even supposed to be present in the third act, with all the villains and the other Peters.

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