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Umbrella Academy Review & Premium Video on Demand | Weekly News Episode 285

This week Superhero Slate talking about the rise of Premium On-Demand videos, DC’s Fandome is the next big comic-con, superhero video games are on the rise, and more!


An American Pickle, It Chapter 2, Tiny Creatures


  • Umbrella Academy (15:30)
    • Season 2 Review
    • Spoilers @ 19:15
  • Agents of SHIELD (36:30)
    • 2 hour series finale this week
  • Captain Marvel 2 (38:27)
    • Finds director in Nia DaCosta (Candyman)
  • Disney+ (41:20)
    • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and Hawkeye preparing to film in Atlanta again soon
    • The Mandalorian is most in-demand original series across streaming services
      • Season 2 trailer could head our way this month; October release
    • Has reached 5 year global subscriber goal in 8 months
  • X-Men (45:50)
    • The animated series producer has had revival talks with Disney
  • Mulan (49:55)
    • Will be in select theaters and ability to add to Disney+ Account for $30
      • Perpetual access on account
    • PVOD strategy could mean earlier releases for Black Widow/other films
    • First entry into idea, reactionary to current market
  • Marvel’s The Avengers (1:00:14)
    • Beta review
    • Spider-Man on PS4 only (and other content)
  • The Suicide Squad (game) (1:05:30)
  • DC Fandome (1:07:50)
    • 300 Guests announced
      • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Robert Pattinson, Ezra Miller
    • Black Adam tease
    • The Suicide Squad first look mentioned by James Gunn
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League (1:13:35)
  • The Batman (1:15:25)
    • Teaser trailer possibly soon
      • Fandome?
    • Zoe Kravitz could potentially get Catwoman spinoff on HBO Max
  • Green Lantern (1:17:50)
  • John Wick (1:18:45)
    • Chapter 5 confirmed to shoot back to back with Chapter 4
    • Chapter 4 to hit Memorial Day weekend 2022
  • Superworld (1:21:55)
    • Jason Bateman to direct film about world full of super powered people and one man who does not - based on novel
    • The story is set in 2038, and focuses on Ignatius Lohman, the aforementioned man without any sort of special abilities. Stuck in a white collar job, his father is one of the most powerful people on the planet and the leader of Peerless, the world's defence organisation. However, Lohman finally gets the chance to shine when a corporate overlord emerges with the ability to neutralise powers.“

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