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Episode 104 - We Love Karl

Superhero Slate has our first look at Marvel’s Defenders, confirmation on the future of the Green Lantern films, an unannounced X-Men movie, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • Guardians (7:00)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (10:40)
  • Marvel’s Inhumans (16:20)
    • Production to start in LA/Chicago this March
    • Casting calls are out
      • [BRODERICK]Male. 30-40. Caucasian. Can say volumes with just a look. Strong, thoughtful and private, he’s unaccustomed to being questioned or feeling a need to answer to anyone, to an extent that can verge on arrogance. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [MARJORIE]Female. 30-40. Caucasian. An elegant and intelligent advisor to her husband, she struggles to find her place outside of their relationship, as others tend to view her as just a pretty face. Strong and resourceful, she’s not afraid to break the rules when the situation demands it. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [MARTY]Male. 30-40. Caucasian. Broderick’s younger brother; he is intelligent, charming and articulate. He comes across as a man of the people but secretly covets power. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [KEVIN]Male. 30-40. Open. Slight of build, his mind is his greatest asset. Always prepared with a plan, his outlook on life is the glass is always half-empty and often cracked and dirty as well. Though his outlook can be grim he has a droll, dry sense of humor. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [GRADY]Male. 25-35. Open. Impetuous and brash, he has serious impulse control issues which frequently get him into trouble whether its women, booze or fighting. He loves life and lives in the moment for better or worse. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [CHRISTINE]Female. 18-25 to play 18. Caucasian. Soulful but still learning the ways of the world, she has the arrogance of youth. Impetuous and independent she is also deeply devoted to her family. SERIES REGULAR, AEP.
      • [TIMOTHY]Male. 25-35. Open. SFXMU required. Supremely athletic. The ultimate picture of cool. He’s calm under pressure and willing to do anything to get the job done.
  • The Defenders (21:20)
  • Agents of SHIELD (25:50)
    • Season 4 part 2 debuts
    • ABC chief confident in Season 5
  • Avengers: Infinity War (27:40)
    • Peter Dinklage in talks for important role
      • Pip the Troll; The Watcher; MODOK
    • Cumberbatch has a stand-in due to busy schedule
      • Will film scene and dialogue later
      • No CGI replacement
    • Gamora/Guardians to return/appear
      • James Gunn as producer
    • Liv Tyler possibly returning?
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (38:25)
    • Rumored to start filming in June
  • Wonder Woman (39:20)
    • God of War
      • Gets power from conflict in the world
    • Villain confirmed as Ares
  • Aquaman (40:25)
    • Starts filming in 4-5 months
  • The Batman (42:20)
    • “I’m really excited. There’s great stuff in it now. It just needs to get better and better”
    • Filming pushed back several months
  • Green Lantern Corps (44:10)
    • Green Lantern Corps. will focus on Hal Jordan and Jon Stewart, in what is described as a "Lethal Weapon in space" story premise.
    • David S. Goyer and Justin Rhodes writing it
  • X-Men: Supernova (48:10)
    • Listed as a separate film in production this year for X-Men
    • What is it?
    • Filming May 2017
    • Working title updated to: Dark Phoenix
  • X-Men Series (51:16)
    • Set in movie universe; feature familiar characters
  • Logan (52:55)
    • "In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces."
    • Premiere at 2017 Berlin Film Festival
  • Gambit (54:10)
    • X-Men Producer (Lauren Shuler Donner) confirms Channing Tatum still attached to film
  • Deadpool 2 (55:00)
    • Colossus & Negasonic Teenage Warhead to return
    • Also, Dopinder
    • Will lead into X-Force, but not the purpose of the film
  • Star Wars (57:00)
    • Lucasfilm/Disney in talks to use Carrie Fisher’s likeness
    • Official no CGI recreation
  • Cars 3 (1:00:20)
  • Pacific Rim: Uprising (1:02:44)
    • Karl Urban joins cast
    • Riko Kikuchi returning
  • Twin Peaks (1:04:50)
    • 2 hour premiere on May 21 on Showtime
    • 18 episodes

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