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Marvel's Offenders & The Umbrella Academy | Weekly News Episode 210

This week Superhero Slate is talking Hulu’s big plan to Offend us, we have watched *deep breath* LEGO Movie Part 2, Alita Battle Angel, The Umbrella Academy, Doom Patrol, and more!


  • LEGO Movie 2 (12:20)
    • Review episode tomorrow
  • Alita Battle Angel (17:50)
    • Review tomorrow
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix (23:25)
    • Trailer #3 has been classified
    • Release Feb 28
  • Agents of SHIELD (27:15)
    • Season 6 release moved up to May 2019
  • Loki (28:50)
    • Showrunner confirmed as Michael Waldron (Rick & Morty)
    • "the show will follow Loki as the trickster and shapeshifter pops up throughout human history as unlikely influencer on historical events."
  • Hulu (30:10)
  • M.O.D.O.K. (32:50)
    • centers around an egomaniacal supervillain with a really big head and a really little body, who struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family. Writers Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt will also executive produce.
    • Patton Oswalt will voice MODOK
  • Hit-Monkey (33:45)
    • tells the tale of a wronged Japanese snow monkey, mentored by the ghost of an American assassin, as he cuts a wide swath through the Tokyo underworld in this darkly cinematic and brutally funny revenge saga. Writers Josh Gordon and Will Speck will executive produce.
  • Tigra & Dazzler Show (34:40)
    • is a story about two woke superheroes and best friends, Tigra and Dazzler, as they fight for recognition among powered people who make up the eight million stories in Los Angeles. Writers Erica Rivinoja and Chelsea Handler serve as executive producers.
  • Howard the Duck (35:45)
    • is trapped in a world he never made, but America’s favorite fighting fowl hopes to return home with the help of his unstoppable gal pal Beverly before the evil Dr. Bong can turn him the crispiest dish on the menu. Writers Kevin Smith and Dave Willis will also executive produce.
  • The Offenders (36:40)
    • follows MODOK, Dazzler, Tigra, Hit Monkey and Howard the Duck as they are all forced to team up in order to save the world and certain parts of the universe.
  • Black Widow (38:20)
    • Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby) rewrite script from Jac Schaeffer (The Vision & Scarlet WItch)
  • Star Wars (39:10)
  • Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (41:10)
  • The Suicide Squad (44:10)
    • Margot Robbie expected to return has Harley Quinn in film
      • All other Joker and Harley movies (Jared Leto) have been removed from dartboard
  • Aquaman (45:15)
    • Sequel officially in works with David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (Aquaman) to write script
  • The Umbrella Academy (46:10)
    • Episode 1 review
  • Doom Patrol (49:00)
    • Pilot Review
  • Alien (55:40)
    • Two TV series set in universe in development
      • Telling different gaps of time, a la Fargo
  • Transformers (57:00)
    • Bumblebee probably considered soft reboot for franchise


Plugs (1:04:50)

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