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The TV Biz | Episode 73

Things you can find in a long Superhero Slate episode include Thor shaping up to be awesome, Rogue One in trouble, TV series recaps, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • TMNT: Out of the Shadows (2:40)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (6:20)
    • Thor looking to find Ultimate Weapon to stop Ragnarok from happening
    • Grandmaster will lead into Planet Hulk references
    • One-shoulder armored Hulk for gladiator battles
    • Thor could have shaved head for film (probably like Skurge)
    • Valkyrie will have war face paint
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (12:00)
    • Elizabeth Debicki is playing Ayesha/Her/Kismet/Paragon (main villain)
      • Created by group of religious fanatics as perfect being, Adam Warlock was the first
      • She constantly tries to find him to create perfect race
    • James Gunn has Thor’s hammer (not in the movie)
  • Captain Marvel (14:50)
    • Report: Brie Larson in early talks to play character
    • Directors:
      • Jennifer Kent (The Babadook)
      • Niki Caro (McFarland USA)
  • Avengers: Infinity War part 1 (19:55)
    • Deadline rumored the film will be called Avengers 3
  • Namor (20:55)
    • Joe Quesada says rights are back at Marvel Studios
  • Wolverine 3 (25:00)
  • Legion (TV Series) (28:21)
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (30:04)
    • Report/Rumor: Disney unhappy with film; Considered in ‘crisis’
      • Expensive, massive reshoots demanded
    • Updated Report: Reshoots are for cameo of classic character
      • First cut was serious in tone, to help inject classic feel into it
      • Internally NOT a negative experience
      • Reshoots include Christopher McQuarrie, who was writing a new script during initial filming
      • Adapting previous shot scenes to new ones; focus on an important character
      • Still at budget
  • Han Solo Solo Film (35:00)
    • Filming begins early 2017 for 2018 release
  • The Flash (movie) (36:35)
    • Rick Famuyiwa (Dope) is now director
  • Suicide Squad (38:40)
  • Justice League (39:30)
    • Possible movie titles
      • Justice League: United
      • Justice League: Angels and Demons
      • Justice League: Gods Among Us
      • Justice League: Gods Among Men
    • No subtitle confirmed by Geoff Johns
  • Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Cut (42:05)
    • Cinematographer says Ultimate Cut won’t change minds
  • Transformers: The Last Knight (42:40)
  • Doc Savage (44:45)
    • The Rock cast as titular role
    • The first superhero (before Superman) - Clark Savage
    • Shane Black film

TV Recap

  • Agent Carter S2 (45:15)
  • Agents of SHIELD S3 (48:30)
  • Arrow S4 (53:20)
  • The Flash S2 (56:50)
  • Gotham S2 (1:00:45)
  • Legends of Tomorrow S1 (1:02:50)
  • Supergirl S1 (1:05:30)
  • The Walking Dead S6 (1:08:25)

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