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Dark Phoenix and the Disney Deal | Weekly News Episode 150

This the 150th Superhero Slate episode we get our first look at the Dark Phoenix, there are more shake ups at DC again, let's head into the Spider-verse and more!

Nerdstalgia - Movie/TV Tropes


  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (7:18)
    • Gallery of images
      • Featuring Skrull Queen, Dark Phoenix, and Mystique Makeover
    • Bryan Singer no longer to direct any X-Men films
      • Due to being fired from Freddie Mercury biopic
    • Gets IMAX treatment along with New Mutants and Gambit
  • Game of Thrones (12:45)
    • Final season in 2019
  • New Mutants (13:50)
  • Wolverine (16:45)
    • The Long Night
      • Richard Armitage cast as character in first Scripted Podcast from Marvel
  • Disney (18:40)
    • Deal inching ever closer
      • Could be closed by Christmas
    • Bob Iger to stay on 2-3 more years to see Fox acquisition/transition
      • Scrutinization of deal could see Dark Phoenix 2 enter production
    • Source at Fox Sports*
  • Incredibles 2 (27:40)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (28:45)
  • Spider-Man Homecoming 2 (34:35)
    • Jon Watts confirmed to direct sequel
  • Captain Marvel (35:35)
    • Rick Jones possibly in film
      • "Supporting Lead Male (35-59) Intelligent, but can throw a punch. Open ethnicity. Sounds like he may be tied to a well-known character."
  • Marvel Heroes: Secret Warriors (37:00)
    • Animated film from Marvel
      • Ms. Marvel, Miss America, Squirrel Girl, Quake, Spider-Gwen, Inferno, Patriot, Exile, and Captain Marvel will join forces against the villainous Hala, with some help from Tippy Toe and Lockjaw of course.
    • 6 four minute shorts, then a full film
  • Jessica Jones (41:30)
  • Iron Fist (43:20)
    • Season 2 adds Alice Eve (Star Trek 2)
  • Netflix (45:00)
    • Marvel shows may not jump to Disney’s streaming service
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (47:15)
    • Review embargoes are down
    • Out this week!
  • Star Wars (49:55)
    • Rian Johnson’s trilogy not to focus on The Old Republic
  • Obi Wan Kenobi (50:55)
    • Anthology film to start production in January 2019
  • Star Trek (52:45)
    • Quentin Tarantino pitched an R rated film for the franchise
      • In talks to direct film also
    • Moving forward with Mark Smith (The Revenant) as writer
  • Venom (55:25)
  • Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom (57:00)
  • DCEU (1:01:50)
    • Jon Berg stepping down from in-charge of DCEU
      • Geoff Johns to stay as DC Entertainment’s CCO
    • New person to be appointed lead on DCEU films
      • January Announcement
    • Zack Snyder directing future films in doubt
      • Will stay as EP on Wonder Woman 2 and Aquaman
  • Batman (1:04:38)
    • Ben Affleck to play Batman one more time in Flashpoint
      • Solo film to be recast with fresh talent
  • Aquaman (1:06:25)
  • Shazam! (1:07:50)
    • Dylan Grazer (IT) as Freddy Freeman
  • Krypton (1:08:45)
  • Detective Pikachu (1:09:30)
    • Ryan Reynolds to voice title character
  • Battle Angel: Alita (1:11:10)
  • Ready Player One (1:14:20)

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