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Episode 103 - Batman V Affleck

In the first Superhero Slate of 2017, we talk Batman’s wishy-washy future, how Thor is going to bring the thunder, upcoming brand new superhero properties, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • The Batman (8:30)
    • Not so certain it may happen
    • If Affleck doesn’t like script, he won’t do it
      • "That's the idea. But it’s not a set thing and there’s no script. If it doesn’t come together in a way I think is really great, I’m not going to do it."
  • Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (12:40)
    • Nominated for most Razzies in 2016
      • Worst Prequel, Remake, Ripoff, or Sequel
      • Worst Screenplay
      • Worst Supporting Actor
      • Worst Actor
      • Worst Picture
      • Worst Director
  • Justice League (17:50)
  • Powerless (21:00)
  • The CW (24:35)
    • Renews all 4 superhero shows
    • And Supernatural for 13th season
  • Constantine (29:15)
    • Matt Ryan will return as animated version on CW Seed
  • Captain America: Civil War (30:20)
    • Highest grossing movie of 2016
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (31:55)
  • Black Panther (34:00)
    • Sterling K. Brown joins cast
  • Doctor Strange (36:05)
    • Release on 2/28
    • Steelbook is Eye of Agamotto (Best Buy)
    • Includes Team Thor: Part 2
  • Thor: Ragnarok (38:10)
    • First behind the scenes image
    • New synopsis
      • In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok — the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization — at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger — the Incredible Hulk!
    • Doctor Strange mentioned in description
      • Larger role than anticipated?
    • Natalie Portman now ‘open’ to returning to franchise
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (43:15)
  • Disney’s Spider-Man (44:30)
    • Miles Morales and Spider-Gwen to feature in show
    • Replaces Ultimate Spider-Man, finale soon
  • Big Hero 6 (46:50)
  • Moon Knight (49:40)
    • James Gunn pitched movie to Marvel Studios
  • Cloak and Dagger (51:20)
    • Begins filming next month in New Orleans
      • Called “Shadows”
  • The Runaways (52:20)
    • Begins filming February in LA
      • Called “Rugrats”
  • New Mutants (53:00)
    • Anna Taylor-Joy talks film
    • Possibly Professor Xavier/James McAvoy appearance
  • Deadpool (55:15)
    • Picks up WGA nomination
      • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Star Wars: Episode IX (56:45)
    • General Organa had a larger role in the finale
    • Braintrust meeting on how to handle loss of Fisher
    • Mike’s Rey Theory
  • Han Solo (1:02:00)
    • Woody Harrelson top choice to play Solo’s mentor
    • Emilia Clarke in unspecified role
  • Uncharted (1:04:55)
    • Joe Carnahan (Smoking Aces) has finished his re-write of the script
      • Future of video game movies?

Most looked forward to Superhero Shows in 2017

  • Chris
    • Logan
    • Kingsman: The Golden Circle
    • Inhumans
    • Justice League
    • Spider-Man Homecoming
  • Mike
    • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
    • Kingsman: The Golden Circle
    • Thor: Ragnarok
    • Marvel's The Defenders
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

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