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Dave Filoni's Star Wars Promotion, Sony's Sinister Six, Release the #AyerCut, and more!

This week Superhero Slate is celebrating Dave Filoni’s new Star Wars role, Sony won’t quit with bad Spider-Man ideas, Crisis on Infinite Earths confirms it's a 3 parter, and more!

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  • Sinister Six (10:30)
    • Rumored movie back on at Sony with Live-Action characters
      • Venom, Morbius, Kraven, Ezekiel Sims (Madame Web)
      • Others include Rhino and Vulture
  • Silk: Spider Society (18:40)
    • Amazon being sued by WGA for not starting writer’s room/payments after strike
    • Writers are contractually obligated to show, but cannot find other employment due to this
    • Announced 2020, has ties to Ezekial Sims
  • Suicide Squad (2016) (22:20)
    • David Ayer voices support for James Gunn’s DCU
    • Says his Ayer Cut will “change the course of History”
  • Superman: Legacy (27:05)
    • Skyler Gisondo (The Righteous Gemstones) to play Jimmy Olsen
    • Sara Sampaio as Eve Teschmacher
    • Nicholas Hoult rumored to be Lex Luthor
    • All characters cast are “legacy” characters, not the first of their name
  • Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths (34:15)
  • Star Wars (38:20)
    • Dave Filoni named Chief Creative Officer at Lucasfilm
      • Originally saw projects near completion, will now help oversee stories before creation
    • Ahsoka season 2 in exploration
  • Fantastic Four (46:15)
    • Anya Taylor-Joy rumored to be cast as Silver Surfer or at least a herald of galactus in film
      • Wires could be crossed and be Frankie Raye/Nova II, another Herald of Galactus
      • In alignment with previous rumors of gender swapped role
    • Cillian Murphy front runner for Doctor Doom
      • Recently seen in Oppenheimer; played Scarecrow in Nolan Batman Films
  • Avengers: Kang Dynasty (51:25)
    • Jonathan Majors contract stipulates no one else Kang
    • Hence no recasting yet
  • Avengers: Secret Wars (54:20)
    • Sam Raimi and duo Justin Benson/Aaron Moorhead are top runners to direct interconnected Avengers films
    • Fantastic Four, Shang-Chi 2, Deadpool 3, and Spider-Man 4 lay groundwork for Secret Wars
  • Marvel Studios (1:01:15)
    • Thor 5, Eternals 2, Doctor Strange 3, and Black Panther 3 in some stages of development
    • Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk are shows in line to get second seasons with new series structure in place
      • Showrunners write pilots and show bibles
      • Not film entire series and then ‘fix it in post’

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