David is a Senior Editor and podcast host at The Direct. He joined in November 2020 to cover the film industry, with a focus on Marvel, Star Wars, and DC. David's favorite subject to cover is the box office and the business side of Hollywood.
While working for The Direct, David worked as a high school English teacher from 2021-2023. He attended Florida Tech where he studied Multiplatform Journalism and worked as the Managing Editor of The Crimson newspaper during his junior year.
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Here's what happens in the only episode without SpongeBob of the Nickelodeon classic.
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Christopher Nolan's thrilling biopic feels like it never may become available on streaming.
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Another actor has been given the opportunity to portray two characters in the MCU.
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After poor reception at the box office, the Indiana Jones franchise appears to be done in theaters.
One of ABC's most popular series just got a major update following the actors' strike.
David Fincher's latest action thriller has a stellar cast headlined by Michael Fassbender.
Marvel Studios' latest crossover event has a long list of notable actors returning to the MCU.
Here's when to expect Marvel Studios' latest film to begin streaming online.
A new update indicated when Barbie will begin streaming on Max.
Here's what THAT post-credit scene meant for the future of the MCU.
Here's the exact number of episodes remaining for the latest Disney+ and Hulu show.
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Marvel Studios couldn't resist spoiling a shocking cameo in its upcoming 2023 movie.
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