News: Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, And Captain Marvel Tidbits

Here is a collection of Marvel film news regarding Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain Marvel.

The production start date for Black Panther has been revealed. According to On Location Vacations, it will begin production in Atlanta, GA at the Pinewood Atlanta Studios on January 15, 2017. The production schedule was somewhat tipped off earlier when a casting call was looking for drummers, MMA-style fighters, and individuals with tactical weapons experience. No official word on the plot, except for Lupita N'yongo saying that the: "The story of this Black Panther - what I am allowed to say - is that Black Panther's leadership has been threatened by two foes who come together, and so Black Panther gets the help of the C.I.A. and the Dora Milaje to try and defeat the enemy."

The Avengers: Infinity War directors the Russo brothers posted a video teasing some sort of film prop that was being created using a 3D printing process called stereolithography. There is no telling what the object is and fans are already trying to figure it out. They previously tweeted a yellow blob as the first look at the film, seemingly toying with fans and trying to get their brains in a twist.
Finally, there is some news regarding Captain Marvel and the script. According to a Variety article, the film is nearing the stages of hiring a director and working out the script. The studio has ordered a treatment of the script, which means that multiple drafts have been written and are being submitted to the studio for revisions. The producers are expected to be meeting with the potential directors very soon, with Niko Caro, Lorene Scafaria, Rebecca Thomas, and Laslie Linka Glatter among the finalists.