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Dark Venom Universe | Episode 123

On this week's Superhero Slate news a Dark Universe is born, Sony is moving forward with their unwanted universe, New Mutants get scary, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • Venom (8:10)
    • Sony moving forward with Venom
    • Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock
      • Not set in MCU
    • Director of Zombieland, Ruben Fleischer
    • Exists in Sony Spider-man Universe
  • Silver and Black (12:50)
      • Black Cat/Silver Sable Movie
      • Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (Cloak & Dagger)
      • Working from script by Chris Yost (EMH)
        • Early synopsis: "Seven years after Mendel Stromm (a.k.a. Robot Master) and his two henchmen (The Scorpion and The Tarantula) killed her father, Silver Sable is hired by the government to find Felicia Hardy. The Black Cat, a master hacker and thief, has apparently stolen valuable secret information. She’s hiding in the lawless and dangerous triple frontier area between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.
        • Once there, Sable ask her old contact Dmitri Smerdyakov (a.k.a. The Chameleon) to locate her. But it seems, the government are not the only ones looking for the Black Cat. It seems Felicia had made a deal Stromm to save her father from a Russian prison and she’s been genetically enhanced. Now, the mad scientist wants his prized experiment back because his financier (cough Norman Osborn cough) wants a return on his investment."
            • Dominic Fortune, Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman, Sergei Kravinoff/Kraven the Hunter, Lonnie Lincoln/Tombstone, and Charles Standish
  • Spider-Man: Animated Movie (17:45)
  • Spider-Man Homecoming (19:55)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Breakout (25:11)
    • Movie Props/MCU expansions
    • Asgardian War Hammer
      • "Originated in the dwarves forge on Nidavellir, this finely crafted object is made of the powerful stone, Uru."
    • Mysterious Artefacts
      • "were found at the bottom of the Terran ocean. Very little is known of the civilization the created them."
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (32:40)
  • Dark Universe (37:30)
  • Justice League Dark (42:35)
    • Doug Liman officially exits project
      • Damián Szifron is also in the mix. Szifron is relatively unknown Stateside, though he is still attached to helm Universal's stalled Six Billion Dollar Man movie, and he brought us the brilliant Argentine black comedy anthology film, Wild Tales.
  • Justice League (44:25)
    • Zack/Deborah Snyder exit film
      • Due to family loss
    • Joss Whedon to step in and finish film
      • Was already working on film with upcoming reshoots
  • Wonder Woman (48:40)
    • Out this Thursday
    • Spoilercast next week
  • Uncharted (52:05)
    • Tom Holland cast as young Nathan Drake
    • Movie will be a prequel
  • Deadpool 2 (53:05)
    • Jack Kesy cast as main villain
      • Rumored as Black Tom Cassidy
  • New Mutants (55:45)
    • Horror film, no costumes, no super villain
      • "Held in a secret facility against their will, five new mutants have to battle the dangers of their powers, as well as the sins of their past. They aren’t out to save the world — they’re just trying to save themselves."
    • Casting
      • Rosario Dawson
        • Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a doctor and former member of the X-Men. She is able to generate a force field that is tied to her life force and the trade reveals that she will serve as a mentor for the young group of heroes
      • Sunspot
        • Henry Zaga (Teen Wolf)
  • Castlevania (58:35)
  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (59:30)

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