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"The Human Torch was denied a bank loan."

The Animated Batman Blu-Ray and Cancel the X-Men | Weekly News Episode 182

Lets all celebrate on Superhero Slate that Fox and Disney are coming together, get Batman The Animated Series on Blu-ray, why did MoviePass run out of money, and more!

Thanks to people who listened to SDCC Coverage


  • MCU (9:15)
    • 20th Century Fox shareholders have approved buyout by Disney
    • X-Men/Fantastic Four coming home
  • Dark Phoenix (18:40)
    • Rumors/Speculation:
      • Will be effectively canceled
    • Other Rumor:
      • Reshoots take place next month in Montreal
      • Possibly due to contractual obligations
  • New Mutants (24:20)
    • Rumor: Possible cancelation as well
    • Can be stand alone film and still be released
    • Rumor: X-23 is character being added to film
    • Warlock has cameo via mo-cap
  • X-Force (29:20)
    • The safest Fox Mutant Movie
    • Title to be changed to Deadpool 3: X-Force
    • Some characters from New Mutants could transfer to this film
  • Gambit (31:45)
    • Definitely probably not happening in current iteration
  • Star Wars: Episode 9 (32:15)
    • Cast and production start date revealed
      • Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) will also all return to reprise their iconic roles.
      • The late Carrie Fisher will appear in the film through previously unreleased footage that was shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • MoviePass (36:55)
    • Company ran out of money, people unable to buy tickets
  • Avengers: Infinity War (43:00)
    • Digital release this week
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (44:05)
    • Cobie Smulders may return as Maria Hill
  • Iron Fist (45:30)
  • Runaways (47:00)
    • Will air on Freeform when Cloak and Dagger season ends
  • Venom (48:00)
    • Final trailer has been classified, release within a few weeks
  • Glass (49:00)
    • SDCC Trailer
  • Alita: Battle Angel (52:10)
  • Lord of the Rings (54:35)
    • Amazon hires JD Payne and Patrick McKay to work on the story
      • Developed scripts for Star Trek 4 and Jungle Cruise, as well as MonsterVerse (Godzilla/King Kong)
  • Mowgli (56:00)
    • Andy Serkis film has been moved to Netflix for 2019 release
  • Locke and Key (59:30)
    • Live action series has 10 episode order on Netflix
  • Sin City (1:01:20)
    • Frank Miller has regained Film/TV rights to his comic book series
  • Men in Black 4 (1:04:15)
  • Batman: The Animated Series (1:06:00)
    • Blu-ray complete series on sale from October 16
      • Includes both movies: Mask of the Phantasm & Mr. Freeze: SubZero
    • $112.99
      • Or $75 for 15 months on DCU
  • The Batman (1:09:20)
    • Rumor: Will follow Year One comic
      • No Ben Affleck, 15-20 years younger
      • Penguin and Harvey Dent as characters
  • Aquaman (1:11:20)
    • After credits rumored to set up Black Manta as larger villain in sequel
  • Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (1:12:10)
    • Review/Thoughts from Chris

Mike – @MikeRoyerDesign, Instagram, PickledComics

Chris – @Valdan, Instagram, ComicUI

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