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Lord of the Rings Debut, D23 Casting Announcement Rumors, Fandome is Canceled, and more!

This week Superhero Slate returns to Middle Earth, D23 casting rumors for Marvel are what dreams are made of, DC’s FanDome is canceled, and more!

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News

  • The Lord of the Rings - The Rings of Power (12:00)
    • First 2 episodes on Amazon Prime
    • Set in the Second Age
      • Familiar characters/locations
  • The House of Dragons (24:55)
    • One of the Season 1 showrunners leaves series for season 2
    • Ryan Condal will be sole showrunner
  • Rick and Morty (32:35)
    • Season 6 on Cartoon Network premiere
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (35:15)
    • More Fun Stuff does $6 million over holiday weekend
    • Has post-credits scene and more Matt Murdock
  • What If...? (39:25)
    • Chadwick Boseman wins Posthumous Emmy for performance
    • Played Star-Lord T’Challa
  • Wonder Man (42:00)
    • Series will see return of Ben Kingsley’s Trevor Slattery
    • Wonder Man is an actor in the comics
      • No lead cast yet
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (44:45)
  • D23 (47:40)
    • Marvel’s rumored announcements:
      • John Boyega
      • Henry Cavill
      • Jodie Comer
      • Daisy Edgar-Jones
      • John Krasinski
      • Giancarlo Esposito
      • Denzel Washington 
    • These are rumored for Phase 5, but could also be Phase 6
  • Thunderbolts (56:50)
    • Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova will lead a team
      • Similar to suicide squad
    • John Walker/US Agent and Baron Zemo
  • DC (58:40)
    • Fandome is canceled for 2022
  • Harley Quinn (1:00:55)
    • Season 4 renewal at HBO Max
    • New Showrunner in Sarah Peters (Workaholics; Nathan for You)
      • Has been writer since show started and is currently consulting producer
  • She-Hulk (1:02:24)
    • Episode 3 Discussion
    • Abomination, Wong, Shang-Chi, Light Elves, Wrecking Crew

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