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Black Panther Oscars & Funko, the Movie | Weekly News Episode 207

We are preparing for the Superhero Slate Bowl (of snacks) trailers, Black Panther makes history at the Academy Awards, check out some indie comic TV show trailers, and more!


  • Souper Bowl 2019 (14:35)
    • Disney has confirmed ‘undisclosed” number of spots during the game
    • Harrison Ford & Alexa
    • The Big Lebowski returns
  • Funko (22:00)
    • Movie based on the Funko line of products rumored to be in development at Warner Bros.
      • Includes: Pop! Vinyls, Spastiks, Dorbz, Hikari, Legacy Collection, Fabrikations, Mopeez, and Rock Candy
      • Characters already confirmed for the Funko movie: Darth Vader, Deadpool, Hellboy, Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Care Bears, My Little Pony... Also Hello Kitty.
  • Doctor Strange 2 (31:25)
    • C. Robert Cargill signed to write script
    • Wants to focus on character Nightmare (ruler of Dream/Nightmare dimension)
  • Black Panther (32:45)
    • 7 Academy Award Nominations
      • Best Picture
      • Best Costume Design
      • Best Sound Mixing
      • Best Sound Editing
      • Best Original Score
      • Best Production Design
      • Best Original Song (for "All The Stars")
  • Avengers: Infinity War (36:50)
    • 1 Academy Award Nomination
      • Best Visual Effects
    • RT user’s #1 movie of 2018 based on fan vote
  • Razzies (39:30)
    • No superhero movie nominated for a Razzie!
  • Disney+ (40:15)
    • No shows Marvel Studios originals to be released in 2019, more Q1 2020
      • Marvel TV produced shows could
    • Loki will be like Arrow, with split perspective
    • Scarlet Witch - is NOT a mutant. May bring back Quicksilver for backstory filling purposes
  • Cinemacon 2019 (42:25)
    • Sony Pictures is missing expo in April
      • Spider-Man Far From Home and Men in Black International big releases on slate
    • Fox may also skip, or fold their presentation into Disney’s
  • Morbius, the Living Vampire (43:40)
    • Cast Matt Smith (Doctor Who, Star Wars 9) in leading role
    • August 31, 2020
  • Venom 2 (45:10)
    • Rumored October 2, 2020 release
  • Ghostbusters (45:58)
    • Releasing July 10, 2020
  • Aquaman (46:30)
    • Warner Bros. starting to develop sequel to film
    • James Wan only director to helm two $1+ billion movies for separate studios
  • Titans (49:15)
    • Deathstroke’s children (Jericho/Ravager) to debut in season 2
  • Supergirl (52:10)
  • Detective Pikachu (53:55)
    • Sequel in works with Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street) as writer
  • The Boys (54:55)
    • First tease promo for Amazon’s adaptation
      • In a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, The Boys centers on a group of vigilantes known informally as "the boys," who set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
  • Umbrella Academy (57:45)
    • Promo for Netflix’s adaptation of Dark Horse comic (Gerard Way)
      • The promo introduces us to the highly dysfunctional Hargreeves family (The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin), who must band together after the death of their father and attempt to put their numerous differences aside in order to stop the apocalypse.

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