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The Flashpoint Directors & Marvel's Animated Future | Weekly News Episode 155

Welcome to Superhero Slate where the Flashpoint movie gets its directors, Venom may have a surprise for us after all, we’re ready to get Solo (A Star Wars Story), and more!


  • Flashpoint (13:35)
    • John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein hired as directors
      • Wrote Spider-Man: Homecoming
    • First choice was Ben Affleck, approached as recently as last week
  • Justice League (17:55)
  • Wonder Woman II (21:00)
    • First film to adapt PGA’s new sexual harassment policy
  • Gotham City Sirens (21:55)
    • WB is killing upcoming movie
    • Suicide Squad 2, Birds of Prey (written by Christina Hodson) and The Joker vs Harley Quinn (writers/directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa) to remain
  • Legends of Tomorrow (25:00)
    • Kid Flash moves to LoT as series regular
  • Black Lightning (26:40)
    • Pilot impressions
  • Venom (29:18)
  • Spider-Man Homecoming Sequel (34:50)
    • Femme Fatale lead
      • European in her 20’s
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (36:15)
  • Cloak and Dagger (38:35)
  • Marvel Animated (40:05)
    • Avengers Assemble, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Spider-Man are reportedly coming to an end
    • No renewals yet before show hiatus
  • Toy Story 4 (45:40)
    • Stephany Folsom has been brought on to write script for TS4
      • Replaces Rashida Jones/Will McCormack
    • Uncredited on Thor: Ragnarok due to guild regulations
      • Received story credit
  • Best Rated Film (47:55)
    • New front runner - Paddington 2
  • Indiana Jones (50:51)
    • Fifth entry could be next Steven Spielberg film
  • Solo (51:20)
    • Trailer to be released this week (rumor)
      • Placed with The Maze Runner
    • EPK reel sneak peek promises fan service and ‘old’ star wars feel to it
    • Synopsis revealed:
      • Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.
    • And ‘logo’
  • Star Wars Rebels (56:12)
  • Bride of Frankenstein (57:00)
    • Script production never stopped
    • Back to pre-production
      • Javier Bardem still expected to be Frankenstein’s Monster
  • Men In Black Spinoff (58:20)
    • Releasing May 17, 2019
      • A week after Gambit and the week before Toy Story 4
  • Tomb Raider (59:30)

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