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Marvel's Echo and What If Season 2 Reviews, Mandalorian and Grogu Movie, and more!

This week Superhero Slate is giving our thoughts on Marvel’s new Echo series, we look back at What If season 2, The Mandalorian is heading to theaters, and more!

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  • Echo (6:24)
    • Series now on Disney+
      • Five episodes dropped this week, rated TV-MA
    • Discussion
  • What If... (26:15)
    • Season 2 Discussion & Mild Spoilers
    • Showrunners told it has to debut in live action before appearing in show
      • Hence no X-men or Fantastic Four
  • Fantastic Four (38:44)
    • Pedro Pascal dropped out of another film later this year as filming on movie ramps up
    • Still rumored to play Mr. Fantastic
  • Deadpool (40:10)
    • Trailer for upcoming threequel rumored to be at Super Bowl
    • Theories point to an R and PG rated versions in theaters
      • Similar to how Deadpool 2 had Once Upon a Deadpool
  • Thunderbolts (43:50)
    • Austin Abrams (Euphoria) rumored to have current offer for The Sentry
  • Daredevil: Born Again (45:45)
    • Elden Henson and Debra Ann Woll reported to return in series
    • Was not original plan, new direction will see them rely on some Netflix history
  • Wonder Man (48:00)
    • Has resume filming post 2023 strikes
    • Will be focused on Simon Williams but using his hero name “Wonder Man” in show
  • The Mandalorian and Grogu (49:30)
    • A new feature film starring Din Djarin and Grogu to hit theaters in 2025
      • Starts filming this year
    • Season 4 of the Mandalorian in works as well, per Deadline
    • Rumor: Concept for show is to take 6 episodes as a show and the finale 2 episodes as the series finale/movie.
  • Ahsoka (55:05)
  • Indiana Jones (59:00)
    • Title leak: Indiana Jones and the Great Circle
    • Bethesda game to be shown off this month by Xbox
  • Madame Web (1:01:00)
  • Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1:03:55)
    • Debut aiming for Q3 2024
    • Will be 2 seasons to bridge gap between first and upcoming sequel movie
  • Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (1:05:55)
    • New date of March 22 (forward a week)
  • Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (1:06:35)
    • New date of March 29 (previously held by Ghostbusters)
  • Star Trek (1:07:35)
    • Prequel set decades before 2009 movie in works
      • Will come from Toby Haynes (Andor)
    • Star Trek 4 also still in plan as well
  • Edge of Tomorrow (1:10:30)
    • Tom Cruise’s new contract at WB (leaving Paramount) could open doors to sequel
    • Was unhappy with Top Gun’s 45 day window and pressure to give thumbs up on Mission Impossible and Days of Thunder tv series
    • Cruise also is responsible for inflated budgets and no longer collaborating with studio

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