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Episode 106 - Under Cloak and Dagger

The latest Superhero Slate lets you know that casting starts for Cloak and Dagger, when Iron Fist episode information hits, the next Star Wars movie title, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • Cloak and Dagger (6:00)
    • Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen Cast
    • Descriptions on casting site
      • Tara – Female, 18 to play 17, Caucasian.
        • Tara was a plucky southern girl who grew up with everything. She was always full of light. Then an accident took away everything. Now she’s a cynic who steals from tourists to make ends meet. Life took from her. She’s going to take back. But can that light be rekindled? Series Lead.
      • Travis – Male. 18 to play 17. African American.
        • When Travis was a little boy he was fearless. But then he made a mistake and it cost him dearly. So Travis grew up in a fear. Scared of a world he couldn’t control. So he controlled what he could. Keeping his head down, focusing on school and basketball. Locking in on fear. But is that brave boy still in there? Series Lead.
    • First director found
      • Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Secret Life Of Bees)
  • Black Panther (12:15)
    • New logo on set
    • Officially kicks off production
      • Andy Serkis returning as Ulysses Klaue
  • Avengers: Infinity War (16:40)
  • Doctor Strange 2 (24:11)
    • Hasn’t been announced due to BP/Infinity schedules
    • Doctor Strange opened #1 in Japan this week
  • Iron Fist (27:00)
    • Some episodes/directors revealed
      • Episode 1, Snow Gives Way directed by John Dahl
      • Episode 2, Shadow Hawk Takes Flight directed by John Dahl
      • Episode 3, Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch directed by Tom Shankland
      • Episode 4, Eight Diagram Dragon Palm directed by unknown
      • Episode 5, Under Leaf Pluck Lotus directed by Uta Briesewitz
      • Episode 6, Immortal Emerges From Cave directed by unknown.
      • Episode 7, Felling With Tree Routes directed by Farren Blackburn (18 for strong bloody violence)
      • Episode 8, The Blessing Of Many Fractures directed by Kevin Tancharoen
      • Episode 9, The Mistress Of All Agonies directed by Jet Wilkinson
      • Episode 10, unknown
      • Episode 11, Lead Horse Back To Stable directed by Deborah Chow (12 for mild violence)
      • Episode 12, unknown
      • Episode 13, Dragon Plays With Fire directed by Stephen Surjik
  • The Punisher (31:10)
  • Marvel (32:20)
  • Star Wars (37:10)
  • Logan (43:20)
    • Last poster
    • Officially rated R
    • Comics from trailer aren’t real books
      • Created to exist in X-Men movie universe
  • X-Men Series (45:45)
    • Bryan Singer to direct pilot episode
  • 2017 Academy Awards (47:30)
    • Best Film
      • Arrival
      • Fences
      • Hacksaw Ridge
      • Hell or High Water
      • Hidden Figures
      • La La Land
      • Lion
      • Manchester by the Sea
      • Moonlight
    • Visual FX
      • Deepwater Horizon
      • Doctor Strange
      • The Jungle Book
      • Kubo and the Two Strings
      • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • Best Hair & Makeup
      • Suicide Squad
  • Justice League (51:33)
  • The Flash (55:10)
    • Joby Harold (Awake, King Arthur) to do page one rewrite of film
    • Probably won’t make July 2018 release
  • Godzilla 2 (57:30)
    • Michael Dougherty (Krampus, Trick R Treat) to direct
    • Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) to star
  • Predator (58:40)
    • Thomas Jane joins reboot of franchise
  • Tomb Raider (59:15)
    • Filming started on reboot with Alicia Vikander

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