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The Suicide Squad Cast & Disney+ Cartoon List | Weekly News Episode 240

Superhero Slate is looking at the potential return of Tony Stark, James Gunn unveils a hefty Suicide Squad cast list, J.J. Abrams sells out to WarnerMedia, and more!


  • Young Avengers (15:40)
    • Plans to introduce team on Disney+
    • Cassie Lang/Stature, Wiccan, Speed, America Chavez, Kate Bishop
  • Hawkeye (18:30)
    • Hailee Steinfeld offered Kate Bishop role in series
      • Bumblebee, True Grit
  • Disney+ (20:20)
    • X-Men ’92, Spider-Man ’94, Spider-Woman ’79, Spider-Man ’81, Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends, Iron Man ’94, Fantastic Four ’94, Incredible Hulk, Silver Surfer, and Spider-Man Unlimited
    • Gargoyles, Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Ducktales, Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Goof Troop, Darkwing Duck and TaleSpin
  • Avengers: Endgame (27:10)
  • Iron Man (29:00)
  • Black Widow (33:55)
    • Tony Stark rumored to appear in film
    • Rumored to use unreleased scene from Civil War where Tony tells Nat to run.
    • Possibly chance for more new scenes?
  • Silver Surfer (36:55)
    • Rumored solo film in early stages of development
    • Adam McKay has expressed interest in Silver Surfer movie before
  • Venom 2 (40:20)
    • Andy Serkis sequel to begin filming in November
    • Working title: Fillmore (historic music district in San Francisco)
  • Mission Impossible (42:15)
    • Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter) to be female lead in Mission Impossible 7 and 8
  • The Suicide Squad (43:25)
    • Full cast reveal from James Gunn
    • Returning: Harley Quinn, Boomerang, Rick Flag, Amanda Waller
    • Usual James Gunn suspects: David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Michael Rooker (GotG)
    • Newcomers: Pete Davidson (SNL), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Idris Elba (Thor), Taika Waititi (Thor), Nathan Fillion (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Batman (48:45)
    • Kevin Smith says new film follows The Long Halloween story arc
  • Watchmen (50:55)
  • J.J. Abrams (52:40)
    • Bad Robot Production company signs exclusivity deal with WarnerMedia
    • Create original series, films, and video games for all platforms
      • Includes theatrical releases
    • Through 2024
  • His Dark Materials (55:40)
    • TV show to debut on HBO Monday November 4 at 9 PM EST
    • Stars Dafne Keen (Logan)
  • IT (56:55)
    • Director planning 7 hour supercut of both movies
    • Including (Planned) newly filmed footage to make it cohesive film

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