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Fornite Marvel & a Resident Evil Series on Netflix | Weekly News Episode 288

This week, Superhero Slate is devastated to hear of the passing of Chadwick Boseman, a true hero both on and off the screen.

  • Chadwick Boseman
    • Passed away after 4 year battle with Colon Cancer
    • Civil War, Black Panther, Infinity War, Endgame
      • 21 Bridges, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Quaran-Stream: Camp Nowhere (1994), Heavyweights (1995), Hoops, The Binge. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure & Bogus Journey


  • New Mutants (27:15)
    • Movie is in theaters, looking for review next week!
    • Some critics refuse to review movie until Safe Screening option is available
  • Eternals (32:25)
    • Removes “The” from its title
    • James Gunn jokingly said Marvel let him have it for The Suicide Squad
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (33:55)
    • Jeff Loveness (Rick and Morty) is penning the screenplay
    • MODOK rumored to be the big bad
    • Equal billing for Wasp along with Ant-Man
  • Fortnite (38:50)
    • Nexus War is the full season of Marvel Crossover
    • Characters in battlepass:
      • Thor, She-Hulk, Groot, Storm, Doctor Doom, Mystique, Iron Man, Wolverine
      • Silver Surfer as purchasable character
    • Ability tokens added in regular modes
  • Marvel’s Avengers (45:15)
  • Raya and the Last Dragon (49:23)
    • First image from film released
    • Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars) to voice Raya
    • As an evil force threatens the fictional kingdom of Kumandra, the two must leave their Heart Lands home and track down the last dragon to help stop the villainous Druun." 
  • The Mandalorian (52:35)
    • Reports that Rosario Dawson filmed footage as Ahsoka Tano the past 2 weeks
    • New footage being added into trailer for season 2, hence delay for release
  • Obi Wan Kenobi (55:15)
    • Reports of Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader being in the show
    • Commander Cody and the 212th Clone Battalion as well
  • The Suicide Squad (58:23)
  • Justice League (1:01:10)
  • Resident Evil (1:03:20)
    • Live action series in works at Netflix
    • 8 episodes, following 2 timelines
    •  The Netflix series will tell its new story across two timelines. In the first, 14-year-old sisters Jade and Billie Wesker are moved to New Raccoon City. A manufactured, corporate town, forced on them right as adolescence is in full swing. But the more time they spend there, the more they come to realize that the town is more than it seems and their father may be concealing dark secrets. Secrets that could destroy the world.
    • The second, more than a decade into the future sees less than 15 million people left on Earth. And more than 6 billion monsters — people and animals infected with the T-virus. Jade, now 30, struggles to survive in this new world, while the secrets from her past — about her sister, her father and herself — continue to haunt her.
  • The Thing (1:06:50)
    • John Carpenter teaming with Blumhouse to reboot franchise

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