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"Yeah! It's lady's night! That would have been a good name for it too."

Disney and the Streaming Service | Episode 137

Superhero Slate tells you to get your tickets to the battle of the century in Thor Ragnarok, more shakes up in Star Wars land, some X-Men movies may already be done filming, and more!

Riff & Raff

News

  • Thor: Ragnarok (7:05)
  • Black Panther (13:10)
  • Avengers 4 (15:10)
    • Hawkeye to take up sword-wielding persona Ronin in film
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (19:15)
  • Agents of SHIELD (20:30)
    • Lance Hunter (Nick Blood) to return to show
  • The Punisher (22:00)
  • Disney (23:15)
    • Streaming service to be only place for Marvel/Star Wars films
      • In addition to Disney, Marvel and Star Wars movies, the upcoming branded service will also have four to five original Disney series, as well as three to four exclusive Disney movies, Iger said. It will also have its existing television library.
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (30:50)
  • Star Wars Episode IX (32:45)
    • Colin Trevorrow exits film
      • Rian Johnson/JJ Abrams top runners to direct
    • Unnamed Producer quote
      • "There's one gatekeeper when it comes to Star Wars and it's Kathleen Kennedy. If you rub Kathleen Kennedy the wrong way - in any way - you're out. You're done. A lot of these young, new directors want to come in and say, 'I want to do this. I want to do that.' A lot of these guys - Lord and Miller, Colin Trevorrow - got very rich, very fast and believed a lot of their own hype. And they don't want to play by the rules. They want to do shit differently. And Kathleen Kennedy isn't going to [frick] around with that."
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (42:55)
    • Jennifer Lawrence to return as Mystique
    • Wants to follow character arc after first 3 films
      • Dump truck full of money
    • Jessica Chastain not playing Lilandra
  • Deadpool 2 & New Mutants (47:15)
    • Report says films have wrapped production
      • Josh Boone has completed the spin-off X-Men: New Mutants for release on April 13, while David Leitch has wrapped Deadpool 2 for June 1
      • New Mutants would have taken less than 2 months to film
        • No set photos
  • X-Force (50:45)
    • Deadpool and Cable to lead team
    • Drew Goddard to write/direct film
  • Venom (52:50)
    • Production pushed back to October 23
      • Original was Sept 1
  • Suicide Squad 2 (54:00)
    • Director/writer found
      • Gavin O'Connor (The Accountant)
  • Aladdin (55:55)
    • Has commenced production
      • Main cast photo
      • Mena Massoud/Aladdin, Naomi Scott/Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari/Jafar

Email us your plans to see Thor: Ragnarok to superheroslate@gmail.com or tag us on twitter @SuperheroSlate to make us impressed!

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Chris – @Valdan, Filmside Chats, ComicUI - Facebook & Twitter

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