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Episode 111 - The Royal Family

Superhero Slate suits up for another week as Logan snikts his way into theaters, the Inhuman Royal Family is officially cast, the Alien movies look scary again, and more!

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Riff & Raff


  • Logan (10:30)
    • Review and thoughts
    • Spoilercast
  • Deadpool 2 (16:50)
  • X-Men Series (23:50)
    • Sean Teale joins as Eclipse (new character)
    • Amy Acker (Agents of SHIELD) as female lead
    • Emma Dumont as Polaris
  • Guardian of the Galaxy Vol 2 (27:40)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (32:15)
    • Budget = $1 billion
      • $500 each, of course
      • Advertising/Marketing included?
    • Cumberbatch will be on set
  • Doctor Strange 2 (35:15)
    • Clea & Nightmare
      • Nightmare originally planned for first film
      • Exists in Dream dimension
    • Possibility of Brother Voodoo
  • Inhumans (39:00)
    • Anson Mount (Hell On Wheels) joins as Blackagar Boltagon
    • Serinda Swan (Smallville) as Medusa
    • Ken Leung (Lost, X3) as Karnak
    • Isabelle Cornish (Australia Day) will play Medusa's younger sister Crystal
    • Eme Ikwuakor (Concussion) has been cast as Black Bolt's hoofed cousin, Gorgon
    • Mike Moh (Empire) will portray the amphibious Triton.
    • Sonya Balmores (Soul Surfer) has signed on as head of Attilan's Royal Guards, Auran
  • Justice League (49:05)
    • Abin Sur rumored to join film to fight Steppenwolf
  • Gotham (50:30)
    • Alexander Siddig (Game of Thrones) as Ra’s Al Ghul
  • Black Lightning (51:30)
    • Nafessa Williams (Code Black)
      • Annisa, who is described as "passionate and quick-witted, balances the demands of medical school with her job teaching part-time at her father’s school."
    • China Anne McClain (House of Payne)
      • the younger Jennifer, who becomes involved with a criminal gang and forces her father to suit up as Black Lightning once again
  • Alien Covenant (53:12)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (55:20)
  • Transformers: Bumblebee Spinoff (58:00)
    • Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) as director

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