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SDCC Canceled & Justice League Dark Speculation | Weekly News Episode 269

On this week’s Superhero Slate, we’re lamenting the loss of San Diego Comic-Con, Sam Raimi is confirmed to join the MCU, Agents of SHIELD schedules its final goodbye, and more!


  • SDCC (15:50)
    • Officially Canceled for 2020
    • What does this mean for the industry?
    • Digital Experience
  • Suicide Squad (25:35)
    • James Gunn teases R rating
    • First footage possibly this year?
  • Justice League (29:10)
    • No plans to release Snyder Cut on HBO Max
  • Justice League Dark (31:15)
    • Live-action series from J.J. Abrams in works for HBO Max
  • Green Hornet (41:00)
    • Universal moving forward with Green Hornet & Kato reboot
  • Spider-Man 2 (movie) (44:55)
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (46:15)
    • Sam Raimi confirms he will direct film
    • Adds illustrious production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Oz the great and powerful)
  • Captain Marvel (51:35)
    • Rumored to kick off Next Avengers movie/team-up in MCU
    • Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, etc
  • Fantastic Four (54:05)
    • John Krasinski mentions talking to Marvel
      • Immediately trending on twitter
      • People would die to see him and Emily Blunt as Reed/Sue Richards
    • RUMOR: Joss Whedon has met with Feige about movie
      • Possibly story/scripting
  • Agents of SHIELD (1:02:04)
    • Season 7 will debut on May 27 (Wednesday)
    • Set in 1931 to start
    • Will crossover with Agent Carter (show) with Daniel Sousa (Enver Gjokaj)
  • Marvel’s Future Avengers (1:06:30)
    • Season 2 of anime to drop on Disney+ May 22
    • Features Inhumans, Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan), MODOK, Deadpool, more
  • The Avengers (game) (1:08:10)
  • Fortnite (1:10:50)
    • Added Deadpool to latest season
      • Also X-Force variant
    • Now added: Cable, Psylocke, and Domino skins
  • Spider-Man 2 (game) (1:18:58)
    • RUMOR: Possibly very real, from leaked Zoom Call
    • Symbiote suit, with push button changes (like Web of Shadows that allowed for swapping on the fly), each suit will have Symbiotic version
    • Dynamic missions: save someone falling off a building, take someone to hospital, etc
    • Mysterio, Human Torch, Venom, J Jonah Jameson, Daredevil
    • Dynamic weather: snow, heavy snow, rain, etc
    • DLC: Morbius, Carnage, Wraith
    • Holiday 2021
  • The Mandalorian (1:17:35)
    • Disney+ announces documentary about the making of the show
    • 8 episode series to debut on May the 4th (be with you)
  • The Clone Wars (series) (1:18:45)
    • Final 4 episode arc currently airing
    • Sets up Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: Rebels, and The Mandalorian Season 2
  • Dune (1:21:10)
    •  “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.
    • What is...Dune?
      • Book series written by Frank Herbert
      • Famed for 1984 movie made by David Lynch
        • Had name removed from film on certain versions
        • 3 cuts, at least a 3 hour TV version
      • Series in 2000, sequel Children of Dune later
    • 2020 movie by Denis Villenueve (Arrival; Blade Runner 2049)
  • Influx (1:27:10)
    • Bloodshot director David S.F. Wilson to direct Daniel Suarez’s award winning sci-fi novel, Influx
      • “The novel centers around a physicist who finds himself locked away in a high-tech prison just as he's on the verge of making a groundbreaking discovery that could change the world. However, once imprisoned, he quickly learns that a shadowy organization has been responsible for keeping the biggest technological advances for themselves and out of the hands of humanity at large. With the clock ticking, he and his brilliant fellow inmates must band together to find a way to fight back.”

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