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Justice League Reboot & Gotham PD Announcement | Weekly News Episode 281

This week, we’re planning out our Comic-Con@home panels, Batman gets a Gotham spinoff...again, new trailers for The Umbrella Academy and The Boys, and more!

Quaranstream: Man of Steel, Palm Springs, Warrior Nun

News

  • Comic-Con@Home (18:55)
    • No Marvel Studios or Warner Bros. (DC) panels this year
      • More individual ‘cons’ this year
    • Thursday highlights:
      • The Boys, Superstore, lots of Comic Books
    • Friday points:
      • Mandalorian, Star Wars publishing,  Joss Whedon, Walking Dead shows
  • The Boys (26:25)
  • The Umbrella Academy (29:05)
  • The Sandman (Audible) (31:25)
  • Star Wars (33:40)
    • The Empire Strikes Back returned to #1 at box office for the first time in 23 years (since re-release)
  • X-Men (35:55)
    • Days of Future Past is not edited for Disney+
      • Full F bomb and butts intact
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5) (38:35)
  • Batwoman (40:55)
    • Javicia Leslie taking over as Batwoman for season 2
    • Playing new character Ryan Wilder who inherits the cape/cowl
  • Stargirl (43:10)
    • Renewed for second season, moving to the CW exclusively
      • Was shared with DCUniverse service
  • Gotham PD (45:05)
    • A spinoff show from The Batman universe to serve as Prequel to film
      • Show gotham’s descent into criminals and corruption
      • HBO Max series
    • “Intent to launch a new Batman Universe across multiple platforms.”
      • Non-DCEU Batman?
  • Constantine (52:45)
    • J.J. Abrams reportedly developing new live action movie for WB
      • Same feel as Justice League Dark HBO Max show and Zatanna movie
    • Keanu Reeves to celebrate 15th anniversary during Comic-Con@Home
  • Justice League: Rebirth (59:30)
    • WB planning a JL movie that soft reboots the Justice League as we know it
    • Include characters from that film (Aquaman, Wonder Woman) but incorporate  new ones (Shazam, new Batman)
    • Should it be a Crisis movie instead?
  • Tron 3 (1:02:35)
    • Film back on track at Disney with Jared Leto involved
  • Power Rangers (1:05:00)
    • New movie reboot could be set in TV show continuity
    • Involve time-travel/crossovers
  • Monster Hunter (1:09:45)
    • The film pushed to 2021
    • Moved from September 4 to April 23, 2021
  • Ready Player Two (1:10:45)
    • Novel sequel to come out this November

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