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The Last Dark Phoenix & Mike Re-Reviews Age of Ultron | Weekly News Episode 168

Superhero Slate counts the number of sleeps from Avengers Infinity War, Fox is wrapping up their X-Men, buy your Deadpool tickets now, and more!

Riff & Raff

Incredible Hulk Winners

Mike fulfills his promise - Age of Ultron Re-Review


  • Avengers: Infinity War (13:35)
    • Dread it, run from will still happen.
    • Film budget in the $300 million range, bringing marketing and full totals to nearly $500 million!
    • Odeon connected poster
    • Presale tickets/interest higher than previous two Star Wars movies
    • Future MCU directors have seen Avengers 4 to help with their upcoming films
    • TITAN CONSUMED novel to reveal MCU origins of Thanos
  • Avengers 4 (22:30)
    • Emma Fuhrmann as a teenage version of Cassie Lang
      • Time travel? Alternate futures?
  • Homecoming (23:50)
    • Sequel will be more global, outside of NYC
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (27:10)
    • Infinity War character & level pack
      • Play as Thanos attacking Black Bolt and the Inhumans
  • Stan Lee (28:00)
    • Filmed cameos for 3 more MCU movies
      • Ant-Man/The Wasp, Captain Marvel, and Avengers 4
  • Black Widow (32:30)
    • Joe Russo (Avengers: IW) think the movie is coming
    • Characters “little girls can look up to”
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (36:50)
    • Will be final Marvel movie from Fox (production)
    • All future projects moved to Disney
    • Phase 4 candidates: Deadpool, Fantastic Four, X-Men
    • Reshoots are having sets digitally recreated because they were scrapped when filming was done
      • Original story was film was 2 parts, this may wrap it up cleaner than a cliffhanger
  • Deadpool 2 (45:20)
    • Final red band trailer
    • “The more you put Deadpool in a box, the more he wants to push outside it.” - David Leitch regarding Fox/Disney merger
    • Trailer punchlines/jokes will not be in the final film
      • Multiple takes/improvisations used in trailers
    • 4 movie arc for Cable
  • Superman (54:50)
    • 80th Anniversary of superhero’s debut
  • Birds of Prey (55:45)
    • Multiple scripts being developed, Batgirl in all versions
  • Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom (56:50)
  • East of West/Transhuman (1:01:25)
    • Amazon picking up series based on Jonathan Hickman’s series
  • Doom (1:03:48)
    • New film based on new, successful reboot of game.
  • Masters of the Universe (1:04:45)
    • Aaron and Adam Nee to direct picture
      • David Goyer is out
    • Release December 18, 2019
  • MASK (1:05:30)
    • Mobile Armored Strike Kommand
    • F. Gary Gray (F8 of the Furious) to launch franchise for Hasbro
  • xXx (1:07:25)
    • Fourth film to start production this Summer

Mike – @MikeRoyerDesign, Instagram, PickledComics

Chris – @Valdan, Filmside Chats, ComicUI - Facebook & Twitter

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