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Episode 85 - Pure 80s

On a slow news week but a full Superhero Slate, Thor has a roommate during Civil War, Justice League Dark comes to the light, the Russians enlist their own Guardians, and more!

Riff & Raff

News

  • Beauty and the Best (12:35)
  • Doctor Strange (17:50)
    • Dan Harmon brought in after first cut of film to write more scenes
    • Probably not humor - Russo’s had Community/Arrested Development as their biggest projects
  • Thor: Ragnarok (23:50)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (40:15)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (42:20)
    • Will include a Community cast member
      • Which one!?
  • Captain America (44:20)
    • Civil War saw Steve Rogers give up mantle for time being
  • Captain Marvel (45:50)
    • New director shortlist
      • Niki Caro, Lesli Linka Glatter and Lorene Scafaria
        • Caro helmed the Oscar nominated Whale Rider along with North Country starring Charlize Theron and The Zookeeper's Wife with Jessica Chastain. Glatter is best known for her television work as one of Homeland's main directors (she's been nominated for an Emmy this year) as well as shows like Ray Donovan and True Blood. Scafaria meanwhile wrote Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and recently directed both Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and The Meddler.
  • Legion (49:00)
    • Bryan Singer confirms series exists in X-Men universe
      • Will apply to future films
  • Gambit (50:35)
    • Doug Liman reportedly has left the movie
      • Will it ever get made?
  • Justice League Dark (54:55)
    • Live action movie still on at WBDC
    • Det. John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Zatanna and Etrigan the Demon
  • The Flash (59:40)
    • Villains of film to be The Rogues
      • Captain Cold, Mirror Master, Heat Wave, Weather Wizard, the Trickster, Pied Piper, the Top, and Captain Boomerang
  • Guardians (Russian) (1:02:35)
    • Full Trailer
    • During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

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