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New Mutants Trailer & Morbius First Look | Weekly News Episode 255

This week Superhero Slate is watching the New Mutants Trailer, sneaking a peek at The Batman filming, talk about the consequences of Doctor Strange losing a director, and more!


  • Star Wars (18:24)
    • Project Luminous
      • Interconnected story telling
      • Starting with Video Game in 2021
        • Includes comics, shows, books, more
    • High Republic Era
  • Kenobi (20:26)
    • Obi Wan show to include the return of Jar Jar Binks
    • CGI character and include a bear
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (24:40)
  • Loki (26:31)
    • Might be looking to cast Kid Loki for series
  • Hawkeye (28:30)
    • Rumor Denied: Production on show has been delayed indefinitely
    • Changes to the MCU necessitated the production delay
      • Larger ongoing plot points to get introduced
      • Setup Young Avengers?
    • Hailee Steinfeld will be more open in her schedule
  • Kevin Feige (31:30)
    • In talks with ABC to develop a mysterious new Marvel TV series
      • “Conversations about what a Marvel and ABC show might look like”
    • MCU won’t use technology to include dead actors
  • Eternals (36:00)
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (39:10)
    • Scott Derrickson and Marvel split over creative differences
      • Will remain as EP, not a writer
    • Third director to leave Marvel productions
      • Edgar Wright; Patty Jenkins
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (45:14)
    • Christian Bale in talks to join film
      • First superhero outing since Batman
    • Beta Ray Bill rumored to debut in movie
  • New Mutants (48:00)
  • Morbius (53:15)
  • Locke and Key (59:15)
    • First trailer for Netflix series
      • Based on Joe Hill’s graphic novel series (6 volumes)
    • Keyhouse has keys that unlock powers, based on the key/door
      • “Dead” key
    • February 7, 2020
  • Birds of Prey (1:03:30)
  • The Batman (1:05:50)
  • Warner Bros. (1:09:50)
    • Will reportedly be using Cinelytic AI to greenlight films
      • Uses prediction for profit/loss across all mediums (cinema, streaming)
      • Based on star power, territory, etc
  • The CW (1:14:20)
    • The Flash, Supergirl, Batwoman, Black Lighting, and Legends of Tomorrow are all renewed for next seasons
      • Arrow already ending
    • Riverdale, All American, Charmed, Legacies, In the Dark, Roswell New Mexico, Nancy Drew, and Dynasty returning
  • Avatar (1:16:20)

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