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Captain Marvel Casting & Deadpool's Animated Leak | Weekly News Episode 165

In this Superhero Slate episode Captain Marvel adds some familiar faces to its cast, Deadpool’s animated series gets leaked on, uh-oh Fox Marvel movies, and more!

Riff & Raff

Star Wars Clone Wars Microseries

Marvel March Madness - Guardians of the Galaxy v Captain America: Civil War


  • Avengers (16:20)
    • Thor had a reduced part in the original script, before Whedon rewrote it
  • Infinity War (18:40)
    • Secures China release date on May 11, second largest box office market
  • Captain Marvel (19:55)
    • Cast confirmed for movie
      • Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson
      • Lee Pace a Ronan the Accuser
      • Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer
  • Hawkeye (26:20)
    • Stand alone film Reportedly in development with Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely as writers (Captain America movies, Infinity War)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (29:00)
    • Matt Damon passes on villain role in sequel movie
  • Agents of SHIELD (30:20)
    • Season 6 is now ‘on the bubble’
      • Renewal could go either way
      • Strong DVR & international markets
  • New Warriors (34:40)
    • Half hour docu-comedy show about a young group of 20-somethings living in a house, pretending to be superheroes
  • Deadpool Series (37:15)
    • Donald Glover releases ‘finale’ script online
      • Wasn’t really the finale
      • “Or too busy”
      • “There definitely was a Taylor Swift episode. It was HILARIOUS. And it was definitely the last straw lol.”“Our show wasn’t too black. It wasn’t really that black at all. But we definitely wanted to give ‘Rick and Morty’ a run for their money and I think we would have. Proud of the gang.”
    • Leaked test footage
  • Gambit (44:11)
    • Filming start date is for June 19th in NoLa
      • Same studio Logan used to film
    • No direct announced yet
  • The New Mutants (45:55)
    • Release moved to August 2, 2019
    • Josh Boone allowed to add/re-add scary sequences execs had deemed too frightening to a ‘superhero movie’ in first half of film
    • Antonio Banderas added to cast
      • Jon Hamm originally as Mr. Sinister
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (48:40)
    • New release date for February 14, 2019
    • Final act getting reshoots, cost less than $10 million
    • Jessica Chastain as Miss Sinister: a perfect genetic clone of Nathaniel Essex
      • Powers include shapeshifting
  • Wonder Woman 2 (54:15)
    • Pedro Pascal (The Golden Circle) has been cast as a slippery conman known as “Rex”
  • Solo (58:05)
    • Edit is locked and score is done, release is on May 25
    • Second trailer incoming
  • Jurassic World 3 (59:55)
    • Colin Trevorrow to return and direct third movie on 28th anniversary of original film

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