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Mandalorian Season 2 & Quicksilver v2 | Weekly News Episode 276

This week Superhero slate knows the release month for Mandalorian season 2, DC Comics breaks the mold with distribution, Batwoman won’t be recast, and more!


  • The Last of Us (26:30)
    • Johan Renck (Chernobyl) to direct pilot for HBO show
    • Game sequel in June 19th on PS4
  • HBO Max (32:55)
    • Looney Tunes and Elmo are most popular shows
      • Elmer Fudd/Yosemite Sam cannot have guns in new episodes
  • Pokemon (37:55)
  • Star Wars (40:00)
    • New game to be announced June 9
      • EA Play on June 18
    • Rumored to be Project Maverick, a space combat game
      • Could be reason for Starfighter and Podracing games to get remastered
  • The Mandalorian (41:44)
    • Jon Favreau confirms season 2 for October release
      • No delay currently
  • Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge (44:55)
    • Premiere delayed to June 10th
    • Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks) plays Kelleran Beq, Jedi Master, who guides players through 3 rounds of trials
  • Falcon and the Winter Soldier (48:25)
    • Reportedly resuming filming in July
    • Season 2 could have a different name
  • WandaVision (49:25)
    • Evan Peters (Quicksilver - X-Men) cast in mystery role
      • Multiverse?
    • Wanda Group, a Hong Kong based company, disputing WandaVision trademark
      • Most items include games, toys, party favors
  • DC Comics (59:00)
    • Has ended deal with the only North American comic distributor, Diamond
    • Diamond stopped distribution and payment to publishers during pandemic
      • Really bad company overall
  • Batwoman (1:03:30)
    • Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) will not be recast
    • They will replace her with a new character in show
  • Bane (1:06:20)
    • Spinoff film focused on character pitched after Joker success
      • Did not make it beyond pitch stage

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