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Secret Wars Bigger Than Ever, Only 1 Batman (maybe 2) for DCU, Sony's Live Action Spider-Man Spinoff Shows, and more!

This week Superhero Slate is getting ready for the Holiday season, Black Adam is in the red, Sony is going all in on live action Spider-Man TV spinoffs, and more!

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (20:58)
    • Streaming on Disney+ This week
      • James Gunn debunks Silver Surfer rumor
    • Wrote it in a few days while filming Guardians 3
  • Deadpool (22:40)
    • Ryan Reynolds reveals he’s written a Deadpool Christmas movie as well
      • Not officially in production
    • Rumored to eye Channing Tatum for role in film, but not Gambit
  • Avengers: Secret Wars (26:05)
    • Kevin Feige looking to outdo Endgame’s portal scene
    • Include characters from entire MCU Multiverse due to Kang’s multiversal actions
      • Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Hugh Jackman, etc
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania (29:16)
  • Agents of SHIELD (32:40)
    • Rumor is Chloe Bennett has signed with Marvel to return as Quake in upcoming projects
    • Front runners include: Secret Invasion, Thunderbolts; Captain America: NWO
  • Daredevil: Born Again (36:10)
    • Character White Tiger rumored to appear in upcoming Disney+ series
    • Rumored to be played by Jenna Ortega (Wednesday)
      • Previously small role in Iron Man 3 as daughter of Vice President
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (38:38)
    • Over $200 million domestic box office
      • $550 m worldwide
    • No plans for Disney+ before end of year
  • Black Adam (42:00)
    • Not likely to turn a profit on theatrical run
    • Will probably be a part of new DCU, but not at same costs
  • Batman (45:00)
    • David Zaslav says there won’t be 4 Batmen in the DCU going forward
    • Part of James Gunn/Peter Safran plan?
  • Superman (48:30)
    • No writer or director attached to project
    • Henry Cavill has not officially signed any deal yet
  • Silk: Spider Society (50:45)
    • Sony announces a Marvel/Spider-Man live action TV plan
      • Phil Lord/Chris Miller EPs on projects
    • Will debut on MGM+ (currently EPIX), then move to Amazon Prime
    • Angela Kang (Walking Dead) as showrunner for Silk
    • Multiple other shows planned
  • Indiana Jones 5 (1:01:00)

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