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SHIELD Goes to Space & The Curious Case of the DCEU | Weekly News Episode 140

Superhero Slate wants you to know the DC Extended Universe is not the official name of WB’s movies, Fox is doubling down on it’s X-Men movies, you can schedule more Marvel TV shows in your future, and more!

What We’ve Been Up To

News

  • Warner Bros. (11:20)
    • Warner Bros. Will Begin Deemphasizing Its Cinematic Universe After JUSTICE LEAGUE
      • DCEU name started as a joke
      • Marvel approach, films don’t have to lead directly into the next one
    • Unnamed side label for stand-alone films
      • Like the Joker Origin
  • Justice League (19:45)
    • Will incorporate John William’s Superman theme
  • Flashpoint (21:45)
    • Script is done
    • Frontrunners to direct:
      • Robert Zemeckis
      • Lord-Miller are out
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (24:15)
  • Inhumans (26:55)
    • Season 1 debuted
      • Other thoughts
    • Season 2 being teased by showrunner
      • Old marketing material said “see entire series on ABC”
      • Cancellation announcement won’t come till episodes air
  • Agents of SHIELD (29:25)
  • The Runaways (35:30)
  • The Gifted (37:10)
    • Premieres Monday on Fox
    • Polaris is the daughter of Magneto
    • Bryan Singer is director of Pilot
      • Good reactions to episode
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (40:25)
    • Olivia Munn (Psylocke) suggests movie is 2-part
    • Mimics Marvel’s Infinity approach
      • Fox has second release date a year out from there
      • Crew coming back after the winter to film more
  • Venom (44:05)
    • Michelle Williams in talks to join film in lead role opposite Tom Hardy
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (47:02)
    • Trailer to debut October 9 during Monday Night Football
    • Rumored to be 150 minutes, longest movie in franchise
  • Pacific Rim 2 (49:30)
    • Trailer to debut with NYCC (next weekend)
  • Avatar 2 (51:35)
    • Young cast revealed
      • The only one that won't be made-over to look like a young Na'vi is a character named Javier “Spider” Socorro, who will be played by Jack Champion (third from left)
  • Men In Black (53:55)
    • Spinoff film ordered from Sony
      • penned by Matt Holloway and Art Marcum, the writers of Iron Man and Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Blade Runner 2049 (56:35)
    • Black Out 2022
      • Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bebop fame
    • Positive reviews to film
    • Releasing October 6
  • Deadly Class (59:25)
    • Image comics gets pilot order from SyFy
      • Produced by Russo Bros

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