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Episode 94 - Respect the Batch

Listen to whats up on this week's Superhero Slate because Benedict Cumberbatch is coming up, the Defenders are shaping up, Deadpool 2 shakes things up, and more!

Riff & Raff

News

  • Doctor Strange (11:00)
    • SPOILER WARNINGS
      • Its out everywhere else, don’t click links!
    • Spoilercast next week
    • Scott Derrickson talking sequel ideas (not signed on)
    • Sanctum Sanctorum is on Google Maps
    • Opening above Ant-Man, GotG in International market
  • Stan Lee (16:10)
    • James Gunn directed 4 of the cameos in one day
      • Including Doctor Strange
  • Thor: Ragnarok (18:30)
  • Black Panther (21:45)
    • Working title called “Mother Land”
    • Starts filming January 2017 in Atlanta
  • The Punisher (24:00)
  • The Defenders (25:20)
    • Confirmed for 8 episodes
    • S.J. Clarkson, who has previously directed episodes of Jessica Jones, Vinyl, and Orange is the New Black will helm the first two episodes
    • The story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.
  • The Incredibles 2 (29:15)
    • Moved up a year!
    • June 15, 2018
  • Toy Story 4 (29:45)
    • Moved back a year
    • June 21, 2019
  • Star Wars Episode VIII (31:35)
    • Daisy Ridley says Jyn Erso is not her character's relative
    • Parents will be revealed in 8
  • Deadpool 2 (34:15)
    • Tim Miller wanted to spend 3x budget on sequel
    • New Director: David Leitch (frontrunner/semi-confirmed)
      • John Wick, Civil War, The Wolverine, Jurassic World, Matrix, Blade, Fight Club, etc
      • Was front runner for X-Force movie
    • Backups: Drew Goddard; Magnus Martens (Luke Cage)
  • Supergirl (41:00)
  • Suicide Squad (42:05)
    • Extended cut adds 11 minutes to film
    • Both versions included on 4K release
  • Aquaman (43:45)
    • Aquaman and Mera don’t start off together or working well
  • Dark Universe (44:40)
    • Doug Liman says he will “turn the comic book genre on its head”
  • The Walking Dead (46:30)
    • Season 6 premiere reactions
  • Alien: Covenant (51:15)
  • Sherlock Series (53:10)
    • Returning January 1, 2017
  • Sherlock 3 (54:20)
    • Writers Room Assembles
      • Nicole Perlman (GotG; Captain Marvel)
      • Gary Whitta (Rogue One)
      • Others

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