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THAT Madame Web Trailer, Marvel's NEW Fantastic Four Cast, Merry Little Batman Teaser, and more!

This week Superhero Slate is getting into the holiday spirit with a Merry Little Batman Trailer, Madame Web’s trailer makes us think about that time when our mom was in the amazon researching spiders, we get some Fantastic Four casting rumors for The Last of Us, and more!

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (Netflix)

News

  • Monarch: Legacy of Monsters (6:05)
    • First 2 episodes on AppleTV+
    • Set in the MonsterVerse with Godzilla and King Kong
  • Coyote vs Acme (16:00)
    • Movie no longer shelved for tax purposes, will be shopped around for distribution
    • Congress members called for inquiry into “tax breaks” on shelving completed films
    • Hollywood A-listers canceled meetings with WB/Discovery after announcement, due to risk of projects not being released
  • Harley Quinn (20:00)
    • Max series confirmed for fifth season
  • Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow (20:42)
    • Ana Nogueira to write script
      • Originally wrote version that spun out of The Flash with Sasha Calle
    • James Gunn describes it as a “star-spanning tale”
      • Set in the cosmos/outer universe
  • Superman: Legacy (24:00)
    • María Gabriela de Faría (Deadly Class) cast as The Engineer/Angela Spica from The Authority, noted as “a villain”
  • Merry Little Batman (26:40)
  • Madame Web (31:11)
    • The trailer your mom watched in the Amazon while researching spiders
    • "The suspense-driven thriller stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb, a paramedic in Manhattan who may have clairvoyant abilities. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she forges a relationship with three young women destined for powerful futures...if they can all survive a deadly present."
    • Comic accurate costumes for different Spider-Woman characters: Spider-Woman (Julia Carpenter), Spider-Woman (Mattie Franklin), and Spider-Girl (Anya Corazon)
    • Ezekial Sims playing villain in an “evil Spider-Man” suit
    • February 16, 2024 
  • What If...? (42:55)
    • Season 2 trailer released
    • Confirms December 22 debut on Disney+ with daily episode drops for nine days
    • Happy Hogan Saves Christmas confirmed as an episode
  • Thunderbolts (46:35)
    • Robert Kirkman (Walking Dead, Invincible) accidentally confirmed Steven Yeun is playing Sentry in film
    • Costume described as “yellow and blue”
  • Fantastic Four (50:00)
    • Pedro Pascal heavily rumored to have signed for Reed Richards role
    • Javier Bardem being eyed for Galactus
      • Previously Antonio Banderas, still in contention
    • Silver Surfer rumored to be an actress
    • Doctor Doom front runners include (per different scoopers): Mads Mikkelson, Jason Clarke, and Ralph Fiennes
  • Marvel Studios (57:30)
    • Withdraws trademarks for a few titles
      • Timeless Saga, Eternity Saga, Nomad, Runaways: New Era
    • Kept Avengers: Eternity War
  • Avengers: Kang Dynasty (59:10)
    • Daniel Destin Cretton has left film as director to focus on Shang-Chi sequel and Wonder-Man Series
      • Also do to potential delay and scheduling changes
    • Marvel looking for a single director for both Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars films
      • Possible title change, but same direction
    • Studio still committed to Kang storyline but character MAY be recast as a mandate from Bob Iger
  • Wonder Man (1:05:05)
    • Now part of Marvel Studios’ Spotlight banner
    • Shows that do not connect as intricately to the MCU at large
  • Daredevil: Born Again (1:07:10)
    • Previous version would have had Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier cameo
    • Unclear if still plan going forward

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