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Spider-Man Is Back in the MCU & The Star Wars Knights of Ren | Weekly News Episode 242

This week Superhero Slate celebrates the return of original Jurassic Park actors to the franchise, Kevin Feige dips his toes in the Star Wars universe, Spider-Man can come play in the Marvel movies again, and more!


  • Joker (13:35)
    • In theaters this coming week
    • Review next week!
  • The King’s Man (17:50)
  • Jurassic World 3 (21:30)
    • Original Jurassic Park stars to return
      • Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum
  • Star Wars (27:35)
    • Kevin Feige producing movie for Franchise with Kathleen Kennedy
    • Pursuing new era in Star Wars Storytelling - connected universe?
    • No details yet
  • The Rise of Skywalker (35:00)
  • Obi Wan Kenobi series (39:20)
    • Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian) will direct series
      • Hossein Amini (The Alienist, Drive) will be show’s writer
    • Takes place 8 years after Revenge of the Sith
  •  Uncharted (41:20)
    • Tom Holland film gets Travis Knight (Bumblebee) as director
  • Spider-Man (43:10)
    • Sony and Disney/Marvel Studios reach a new deal for more Spider-Man appearances in the MCU
      • 25% equity return for Disney; co-finance film
    • Deal includes 1 movie and 1 appearance
      • July 16, 2021
    • Jon Watts in talks to return to direct 3rd MCU film
    • Sony Universe & MCU could have “call and response” with films
      • “Shared Details Universe”
      • “He also happens to be the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse you never know what surprises the future might hold.”
    • Could extend again
      • Feige might be plotting an endgame to wrap up Peter Parker’s MCU story and cross over into Sony’s universe
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (53:40)
    • Filming to begin November 1 in Sydney, Australia
  • Ghost Rider (54:40)
    • Series no longer moving forward at Hulu
      • “Creative Differences”
    • Rumors that Ghost Rider could appear in MCU earlier in the week
      • Could impact any television appearances
  • Madame Web (58:35)
    • Collider reports Morbius writers will write a Madame Web film
      • Set in Sony’s Live Action Spider-verse
    • Madame Webb is psychic, clairvoyant, access to multiple dimensions
  • Arrow (1:03:05)
    • Female-led spinoff starring Mia Smoak/Green Arrow and Black Canaries in work at CW
    • Backdoor pilot on Arrow’s final season
  • Birds of Prey (show) (1:06:25)
    • Ashley Scott/Huntress will appear in CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths
  • The Batman (1:08:12)
    • Jeffrey Wright cast as Commissioner Gordon
    • Jonah Hill in talks to play Penguin

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