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The Flash Loses Directors & Sandman at Netflix | Weekly News Episode 230

This Superhero Slate episode we talk about how fast the Flash is losing directors, the Sandman adaptation coming to Netflix, the success of Spider-Man's new movie, and more!


  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (9:40)
    • Review episode live!
    • Box Office - over $500 million on Sunday
      • Could be first Spider-Man to cross $1 billion
    • Upgrade & Stealth suits are on PS4 for free
    • Character is NOT owned by Sony***
  • Endgame (18:10)
    • Aftermath ‘conundrum’ likely to be addressed
    • “They don’t leave stones unturned.”
    • $16 Million away from Avatar
  • Marvel Studios (25:10)
    • SDCC Panel Saturday Night 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST
  • Black Widow (30:50)
    • Nick Fury not a part of the film
      • Was in every 2019 MCU film
  • Ghost Rider (32:25)
    • Adds Dave Blass (Production Designer)
      • Preacher, Constantine, The Boys
  • The Defenders (33:24)
    • Based on contracts, it’ll be awhile before they appear in the MCU
  • Star Wars: The Mandalorian (35:35)
  • The Flash (37:30)
    • John Daley & Jonathan Goldstein leave as directors
    • Andy Muschietti (It) has stepped in
      • Christina Hodson (Birds of Prey) to write script from scratch
  • The Batman (40:51)
    • Vanessa Kirby (Hobbs & Shaw) rumored to be Selina Kyle/Catwoman in film
  • Superman (42:10)
    • Henry Cavill & Christopher McQuarrie pitched Man of Steel movie that tied into Green Lantern
    • Warner Bros. not interested in pitches
  • The Witcher (43:35)
  • Sandman (46:35)
    • Netflix to adapt Neil Gaiman’s comic series
      • Allan Heinberg (Wonder Woman) as showrunner; Niel Gaiman & David Goyer to executive produce
    • 11 episode order
      • Most expensive show made by DC Entertainment
    • Logline/Synopsis
      •  “A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.”
  • Akira (54:30)
    • Anime getting 4K Remaster release on April 24, 2020
    • New anime series based on original Akira Manga in the works
      • Will stick closer to the original story, with points not in the main film

Plugs (1:00:35)

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