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"And then I woke up and I was all like man it never happened. That's not a dream. That's a nightmare."

The Calm After | Episode 18

Superhero Slate doesn't let the week after Ultron slow us down. This week's podcast have Chris and Mike get ready for Civil War, look at Task Force X assembled, talk about CW adding another show to its lineup, and more!

Episode 18 Show Notes

If you’ve not listened to our Spoilercast last week, go hit it up! But only if you’ve seen Avengers: Age of Ultron. Listen here!


  • Civil War (5:53)
    • Promo Art
    • Martin Freeman
      • Unknown role
        • Henry Peter Gyrich
        • Everett Ross (most likely)
    • Emily Van Camp returns
      • Agent 13/Sharon Carter
  • Marvel TV (15:40)
    • Agents of SHIELD/Carter are renewed
    • Spinoff show is scrapped
  • Netflix (19:12)
    • Rosario Dawson back for more Marvel
    • DD S2 and more Netflix shows
  • Age of Ultron (20:50)
    • Marvel’s Quicksilver
  • Infinity War (23:07)
    • Filmed using IMAX/ARRI Cameras
    • First film to do so, entirety of movies
  • Ant-Man (28:00)
    • Poster
    • Will open the Fantasia International Film Festival
  • Spider-Man (30:32)
    • Director Shortlist
      • Jonathan Levine (50/50)
      • Ted Melfi (St. Vincent),
      • Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect)
      • John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein (Vacation)
      • Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite)
  • X-Men (36:25)
  • Star Wars (41:35)
  • Suicide Squad (45:55)
  • BvS (54:10)
  • Legends of Tomorrow (54:55)
    • Ordered for a series
      • "When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and  villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?"
    • Characters
      • Captain cold
      • Heatwave
      • Firestorm
      • The Atom
      • The Canary
      • Hawkgirl
  • Supergirl (60:30)
    • Picked up at CBS
  • Lucifer (60:37)
    • Picked up for series
  • Constantine (60:53)
    • No more at NBC
  • Powers (61:55)
    • Renewed for Season 2
    • Showrunner leaves - creative differences
  • Muppets (63:51)
    • New show gets series order
    • Got standing ovation

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