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The Mandalorian Premiere & Moon Knight Casting | Weekly News Episode 297

This week Superhero Slate is celebrating a full Moon Knight, Assassin’s Creed is coming to Netflix, get ready for the rise of animated movies/shows, and more!

QuaranStream: Bly Manor, Hubie Halloween, Ted Lasso, Ghostbusters 1 & 2, Hocus Pocus


  • The Mandalorian (30:30)
  • The Force Unleashed (49:15)
    • Interest in single player games has increased interest in The Force Unleashed 3
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales (51:15)
  • Moon Knight (54:35)
    • Oscar Isaac in talks to star as Mac Spector
      • Previously Apocalypse and Poe Dameron
    • Spector has several alternate personalities which come and go
  • Blade (58:20)
    • Marvel was considering TV show before Mahershala Ali signed for film
  • Assassin’s Creed (1:00:30)
    • Netflix strikes deal to make several series inspired by Assassin’s Creed
    • Live action series in works
      • Worked for The Witcher
    • Anime series in works as well
  • Netflix (1:04:35)
    • Prices increased for standard and premium plans
      • Premium has 4K and four devices at once for $17.99
    • Basic plan unchanged
  • Amazon Prime (1:11:00)
    • Lawsuit reminds us that digital purchases are licensed content
      • Can be taken away if original provider has restrictions/etc
    • No current things have been removed from purchases
  • The Suicide Squad (1:14:55)
    • James Gunn got called for Guardians 3 the day after taking Suicide Squad job
    • All characters were at his disposal, before agreeing to contract
  • Titans (1:16:45)
  • Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (1:19:15)
  • Unicorn: Warriors Eternal (1:21:10)
    • New animates series from Genndy Tartakovsky on Cartoon Network/HBO Max
    • "Unicorn: Warriors Eternal follows a team of ancient heroes protecting the world from an ominous force. Throughout history, unicorns have symbolized the virtuous, appearing to ensure that goodness reigns. When the reawakening of our heroes comes too early, they find themselves in the bodies of teenagers. Damaged as a result, their memories of who they are and the history of the unicorn over the centuries have been lost, with some of their magical abilities weakened and fragmented. Not only do they have to protect the world against the prevailing darkness, they have to do it while navigating the unexpected laughs and humor that come with teen angst and emotions."
  • Willy’s Wonderland (1:25:30)

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