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Star Wars Celebration Reveals, Across the Spider-Verse Trailer, Super Mario Bros Review, and more!

This week Superhero Slate is covering Star Wars Celebration Europe, new trailers for Across the Spider-Verse, Blue Beetle, Extraction 2 drop, we talk about the Super Mario Bros movie, and more!


  • Super Mario Bros. (3:05)
    • Second best 5 day opening ever
      • $377.2 million globally, making it best animated opening movie ever (Ahead of Frozen 2)
      • Biggest video game opening (Warcraft was previous holder)
  • Street Fighter (10:25)
    • Legendary acquires rights to franchise
    • Movie revealed to be in works
      • Studio hits include Detective Pikachu and Dune
  • Ballerina (13:13)
    • John Wick spinoff is a film, releasing June 7, 2024
  • Swamp Thing (14:00)
    • James Mangold (Logan; Indiana Jones) to write and direct Swamp Thing movie
    • Will be in tandem with other projects (below)
  • My Adventures with Superman (15:45)
  • Blue Beetle (18:00)
    • Trailer for upcoming movie
      • Theatrical release instead of HBO Max
    • Feels like a streaming movie
      • Mentions Batman
    • Rumor: character to be incorporated into the DCU with Safran and Gunn
  • Secret Invasion (22:05)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (23:30)
  • Across the Spider-Verse (28:11)
  • Extraction 2 (32:50)
  • Star Wars Celebration Europe (36:25)
    • New Star Wars cinematic timeline released
      • Dawn of the Jedi
      • The Old Republic
      • The High Republic
      • Fall of the Jedi (The Prequels, The Clone Wars)
      • Reign of the Empire (The Bad Batch) 
      • Age of Rebellion (Andor, Star Wars Rebels, Rogue One, The Original Trilogy)
      • The New Republic (The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Ahsoka) 
      • Rise of the First Order (Star Wars: Resistance, The Sequel Trilogy)
      • New Jedi Order
    • Confirms Dawn of the Jedi and New Jedi Order as timelines Lucasfilm wants to explore
  • Ahsoka (The New Republic) (42:30)
  • Skeleton Crew (The New Republic) (51:50)
    • First images showcase younger cast and Jude Law (who is playing a Jedi)
    • “the journey of four kids who make a mysterious discovery on their seemingly safe home planet, then get lost in a strange and dangerous galaxy. Finding their way home—and meeting unlikely allies and enemies—will be a greater adventure than they ever imagined.”
  • Star Wars: Jedi Survivor (Age of Rebellion) (54:50)
  • Star Wars: Episode X (New Jedi Order) (56:30)
    • New movie announced to be set 15 years after Rise of Skywalker, with Rey returning to train new Jedi
      • Daisy Ridley to return to role
      • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to direct project
    • Set to correct Luke’s mistakes in bringing the Jedi back and setup the New Jedi Order
  • Star Wars: The New Republic (1:04:11)
    • Movie directed by Dave Filoni that will culminate the Mandalorian timeline and Disney+ shows
    • “Escalating war between the Imperials and fledging New Republic”
  • Star Wars: The First Jedi (Dawn of the Jedi) (1:09:00)
    • James Mangold (Indiana Jones; Logan) will direct a movie about the first Jedi in the earliest past
    • A timeline hinted at but never uncovered or told through Lucasfilm
  • The Acolyte (High Republic) (1:15:05)
  • Andor (Age of Rebellion) (1:19:35)
    • Season 2 on track to release August 2024 per Tony Gilroy
  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (1:22:45)

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