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The State of DC TV & Black Panther Best Picture | Weekly News Episode 186

Superhero Slate talks tales of DC’s TV shows, the Oscar push for Black Panther, how 90’s video games are getting movies, and more!

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News

  • Birds of Prey (14:40)
    • Audition videos hint at characters in movie
      • Renee Montoya
      • Huntress
      • Black Mask
  • DCEU (19:30)
    • Get all 5 films on blu-ray/digital for $60
      • Justice League
      • Wonder Woman
      • Batman v Superman
      • Man of Steel
      • Suicide Squad
    • All extended cuts included
  • Wonder Woman 84 (21:10)
    • Hans Zimmer to come back to DC to compose film score
    • Also doing Dark Phoenix, Dark Knight trilogy, Man of Steel, Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Batman (23:00)
    • Ben Affleck checked into live-in rehab for Alcoholism
  • Pennyworth (26:50)
    • Alfred is trying to reconcile the kind-hearted boy he once was with the ruthless killer he was forced to become”
    • The Raven Society are the villains
  • Gotham (29:30)
  • Arrowverse (31:40)
    • Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) will return for crossover
    • Debut Lois Lane
    • Batwoman Tease
  • The Flash (36:20)
    • Troy James (America’s Got Talent contortionist) cast as Rag Doll
  • Doom Patrol (37:30)
    • Brendan Fraser to provide voice of Robotman (and human form in flashbacks)
      • Physical portrayal by Riley Shanahan
      • Former race car driver whose brain is transferred to powerful robot
  • Detective Pikachu (38:50)
    • Banner image for upcoming movie debuts
    • Detective Pikachu May 10, 2019 (Warner Bros)
      • Live-action animated
      • Rob Letterman (Monsters vs Alien, Shark Tale, Goosebumps)
      • Nicole Perlman (GotG, Captain Marvel)
      • Ryan Reynolds, Ken Watanabe
    • Sonic the Hedgehog November 15, 2019 (Paramount)
      • Live action animated
      • Jeff Fowler directorial debut
      • Jim Carey, James Marsden
    • Super Mario
      • Animation
      • Illumination with Shigeru Miyamoto (creator) and Chris Meledandri
      • No release date yet
  • Bond 25 (48:30)
    • Danny Boyle leaves film after creative differences
      • Looking for new writer or writer/director
    • Probably won’t make 2019 release date
  • Deadpool 2 (50:55)
    • David Leitch to possibly direct Deadpool 3
      • Drew Goddard to still direct X-Force
    • Sophie Turner not being in the cameo scene is NOT foreshadowing
  • Jessica Jones (55:15)
    • Melissa Rosenberg (Showrunner) to leave after season 3
      • Signed with Warner Bros. TV
  • Captain Marvel (58:10)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (59:40)
  • Avengers 4 (1:02:50)
  • Black Panther (1:05:25)
    • Marvel/Disney pushing for BEST PICTURE nomination
      • Hired Cynthia Swartz (Oscar strategist) to persuade academy and guilds
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 3 (1:11:55)
    • Has been put on ‘hold’ for time being
      • How can something without a release date be put on hold?
    • Pre-production crew members in Atlanta have been dismissed and are free to find other work
    • Taika Waititi took meeting with Marvel but unclear about what project
  • Star Wars Episode 9 (1:18:05)
  • Resistance (1:20:45)
    • Takes places 6 months prior to The Force Awakens

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