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Universal Loses Hulk Rights, Disney+ Price Increase, Ironheart’s Upgraded Armor, Madame Web’s Cast, and more!

Universal Loses Hulk Rights, Disney+ Price Increase, Ironheart’s Upgraded Armor, Madame Web’s Cast, and more!

August 14, 2022

This week, Superhero Slate is taking a look at Thick Kingpin, Madame Web gets a character list, Hulk could be back at Marvel by 2023, and more!

What We're Doing: Home Movie Snacks, Prey (2022), Bullet Train (2022), Shark Side of the Moon

News

  • The Hulk (18:35)

  • She-Hulk (32:35)
    • This week on Disney+!
    • ~30 minute episodes or less
  • I Am Groot (37:10)
    • All 5 shorts on Disney+
    • 1 is between Guardians movies; other 4 are post Guardians 2
  • Ironheart (41:28)
  • Echo (50:50)
  • Disney+ (53:10)
    • New prices coming in for service

      • $7.99 with Ads (current price)
      • $10.99 without Ads ($109.99 year)
      • $9.99 D+/Hulu w/ads
      • $12.99 D+/Hulu/Espn+ w/ads
      • $19.99 D+/Hulu no ads; Espn+ w/ads
    • Launches October
  • Madame Web (1:00:25)
    • Characters revealed

      • Dakota Johnson Is...Cassandra Webb (original Madame Web)
      • Sydney Sweeney Is...Julia Carpenter (second Web/Spider-Woman)
      • Celeste O’Connor Is...Mattie Franklin (90s character)
      • Isabela Merced Is...Anya Corazon (Spider-Girl)
      • Adam Scott Is...Ben Parker
      • Emma Roberts Is...Mary Parker (and is pregnant)
  • DCEU (1:08:55)
    • Rumor: Greg Berlanti considered to be Kevin Feige for DC movies
  • The Flash (1:14:00)
    • 3 options

      • Let Ezra Miller get help and release film
      • Reshoot ending with a new actor
      • Scrap film altogether (not off the table)
    • Reshooting it isn’t an option
  • The Batman (1:21:35)
    • Sequel still hasn’t been greenlit by WB/Discovery
  • Pennyworth (1:23:45)
    • Season 3 retitled “The Origin of Batman’s Butler”
  • Sonic 3 (1:27:25)
    • Christian Bale cast as Shadow the Hedgehog
    • Christmas 2024

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Batgirl CANCELED, C2E2 2022 Recap, Andor actually looks good & more!

Batgirl CANCELED, C2E2 2022 Recap, Andor actually looks good & more!

August 7, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is covering C2E2 2022, DC movie projects are on chopping blocks, the Andor trailer has us believing, Daredevil is getting a yellow suit, and more!

 

What To Watch: Black Bird (Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser), Sandman on Netflix; Prey on Hulu

News

  • C2E2 2022 (7:55)

    • Recap & Events

      • Cosplay 
      • Bandai
      • Physics Escape Room
      • Star Wars Celebrities
      • Lack of publishers
  • Batgirl (18:05)
    • Movie shelved after filming

      • $70+ million spent on film
      • Will only save $15/20 million on not releasing
    • Same test score as Shazam 2
    • “WB/DC direction changing”
    • Unsure about Blue Beetle/Black Canary/Green Lantern
  • WB (25:25)
    • Looking to a 10 year plan

      • Similar to Marvel
    • Walter Hamada almost left WB after being told of cancellation
    • No more 45 day window to HBO Max
    • HBO Max to merge with Discovery+ next year
  • Peacemaker (35:15)
    • Season 2 confirmed to be “safe” by James Gunn
    • Other projects having to confirm statuses
  • Joker: Folie à Deux (36:50)
    • Release date confirmed for October 4, 2024
    • Lady Gaga shared post, confirming involvement
      • Musical?
  • The Flash (40:15)
    • Ending with a shortened season 9
    • 2 weeks before “The Flash”
  • Andor (44:55)
  • She-Hulk (49:45)
  • I Am Groot (55:40)
    • All 5 episodes this Wednesday on D+
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (56:00)
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (58:25)
  • Eternals 2 (1:00:20)
    • Patton Oswalt seemingly confirms sequel on morning show
    • Chloe Zhao to direct
  • Punisher (1:03:45)
  • D23 (1:06:20)
    • Marvel Studios to bring Epic D23 presentation
    • 2025 calendar of shows/movies?
      • Actor reveals?
    • September 10, 2022

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Batman in Aquaman, X-men Legal Rights, Fantastic Four Origins, and more!

Batman in Aquaman, X-men Legal Rights, Fantastic Four Origins, and more!

July 31, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is breaking down more SDCC Marvel details, talking about why the X-Men aren’t in the MCU yet, pondering if DC even has a plan for 3 different Batmen, and more!

 

What We're Doing: C2E2 2022, Paper Girls, Bob's Burgers The Movie, Metal Lords, Umbrella Academy

News

  • Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (20:20)

  • Star Wars: Acolyte (26:20)
    • Will take place on Sanshiro (world made of Marshlands and Snowy Mountains)
    • Village attacked by tribal beings; fought off by Jedi
    • Aura (Amandla Stenberg) is not taken by them to train
      • Instead joins Acolytes to become Sith apprentice
  • Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi (29:40)
    • Rumor: Upcoming show depicts Count Dooku killing a Jedi Master
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (32:30)
    • Remake of game put on hold indefinitely
    • Art director and design director were fired, putting game on pause
  • Spider-Man 4 (35:00)
    • Feige says “teacher and scientist” are the jobs Peter Parker has that stick with him
    • Could be hint into his future ‘career’ in upcoming films
  • Spider-Man: Freshman Year (38:45)
    • Show confirmed to be in MCU Multiverse, similar to a What If story
    • Same entry point up until Tony Stark, now Norman Osborne comes to his apartment to give him ‘funds’
  • I am Groot (40:40)
    • Takes place between Guardians 2 ending and the post credits scene of Guardians 2
    • Does not affect Guardians 3
  • Secret Invasion (42:15)
    • Rumor: Olivia Colman is playing a gender swapped version of Union Jack

      • No super powers, but trained in Espionage
      • Possibly exposed to a variant of the Super Soldier Formula
      • UK version of Nick Fury?
    • Rumor: Reshoots are also happening with a new writer on the series
  • Fantastic Four (47:05)
    • Feige confirms movie will not be Origin Film
    • “A lot of people know this origin story. A lot of people know the basics. How do we take that and bring something that they’ve never seen before?” 
  • Avengers: The Kang Dynasty (52:15)
    • Will be directed by Destin Daniel Cretton (Shang-Chi)

      • Also working on Wonder Man series, Shang-Chi 2, possible Ten Rings series
    • Rumored plan is for a different filmmaker for Avengers: Secret Wars
  • X-Men (57:45)
    • Due to previous Fox contractual rights with actors and producers, any Marvel X-Men projects would require compensation to that team

      • Could include even some creative control
    • Patrick Stewart returning as Xavier fits with rumor
    • Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool as well
      • Unsure about status of film, if tied up with previous producers
  • Samaritan (1:03:55)

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SDCC 2022 Recap, Shazam, She-Hulk, Black Panther 2 Trailers, and more!

SDCC 2022 Recap, Shazam, She-Hulk, Black Panther 2 Trailers, and more!

July 24, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is covering San Diego Comic-Con 2022! From DC’s movie trailer offerings, to Marvel’s Multiverse Saga plan, and more!

News

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Doctor Doom Concept Art, Ms. Marvel Series Review, Mandalorian Trailer Leak, & More!

Doctor Doom Concept Art, Ms. Marvel Series Review, Mandalorian Trailer Leak, & More!

July 17, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is watching the leaked Mandalorian Season 3 trailer, talking about that leaked Doctor Doom photo, review Ms. Marvel’s TV show, and more!

 

What We're Doing: Marvel Trivia Night Fiasco, Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2, Resident Evil series

News

  • The Boys (18:20)

    • Spinoff series called Gen V
    • College-aged superheroes
  • Batgirl (20:48)
    • 2023 theatrical release in the UK
    • HBO Max is different in other countries
  • Madame Web (23:50)
    • Adds Adam Scott (Severance) to cast list

      • Unknown role; could be Morlun?
    • Movie set photos show early 2000s setting
  • Star Wars: Acolyte (28:45)
    • Kate Herron (Loki) reportedly tapped to direct series
  • The Mandalorian (30:03)
  • I Am Groot (36:55)
    • “Magnum Opus” short to premiere in theaters next week

      • Before Thor: Love and Thunder
  • Ironheart (39:55)
    • Adds Alden Ehrenreich (Solo) to show
  • Captain America 4 (42:00)
  • Fantastic Four (46:45)
    • Steven Spielberg one of top directors to lead project
  • Doctor Doom (54:05)
  • Black Panther (1:03:05)
  • Ms. Marvel (1:09:20)
    • Season wrap up
    • Origin in comics
    • Post credits filmed by Nia DaCosta (The Marvels)
    • Phase 4 Production

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Thor Love and Thunder Review, Namora Concept Art Leak, James Cameron’s 3 Hour Movies, and more!

Thor Love and Thunder Review, Namora Concept Art Leak, James Cameron’s 3 Hour Movies, and more!

July 10, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is reviewing Thor’s latest movie, the Namor family gets concept art, 80s movies get new video games, and more!

 

The Boys Finale; Marvel Trivia Night; Spectacular Spider-Man Streaming; God of War Ragnarok November; Free Guy; Ghostbusters: Afterlife; The Bear

News

  • Thor: Love and Thunder (19:00)

    • Spoiler free review
    • Box Office - $302 million worldwide
    • Director’s Cuts (Suck according to Waititi) - but could have been near 4 hours of footage
    • Thor and Mighty Thor skins in Fortnite; Marvel’s Avengers
  • Captain America 4 (29:05)
    • Hires director Julius Onah

      • Cloverfield Paradox; Luce
  • Loki (31:10)
    • Season 2 filming
    • Confirms return of Owen Wilson
  • Echo (32:32)
    • Daredevil and Kingpin confirmed to return for series
    • Rumor: Daredevil is looking for Jessica Jones; Kingpin trying to run for mayor
  • Ironheart (36:30)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (41:40)
  • Star Wars: Skeleton Crew (44:50)
    • Reportedly has started filming
    • Features Jude Law, from Jon Watts
  • Avatar: The Way of Water (46:45)
    • James Cameron defends 3 hour runtime

      • “Give me a f****** break”
    • Compares to binge watching several hours of shows
      • Remove stigma of going to the bathroom
    • 4th and 5th movies may not be directed by James Cameron
  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (52:00)
  • Terminator (56:25)
  • Robocop (58:15)

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Thor - Love and Thunder (2022) Movie Review

Thor - Love and Thunder (2022) Movie Review

July 10, 2022

Welcome to the Superhero Slate review of Thor: Love and Thunder! Does the fourth Thor outing manage to capture lightning in a bottle? What does a return from Mjolnir mean to the cosmos? Can he ever NOT fight someone from England? Find out all these questions and more!

 

  • Box Office (18:48)

    • $302 million worldwide
    • Biggest Thursday this year
  • Spoilers (20:05)
    • Moon Knight and Ms Marvel in opening logo
    • Team Thor
    • Celestials; Cosmic Beings - Death, Eon, Infinity, Living Tribunal, and Uatu (the Watcher)
    • Post credit scenes

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Ant-Man Tells All, First Look at Marvel’s Namor, Strange Things Season 4 Review, & more!

Ant-Man Tells All, First Look at Marvel’s Namor, Strange Things Season 4 Review, & more!

July 4, 2022

This week Superhero Slate getting ready for Thor’s next movie, Atlantis is coming to the MCU, Doctor Doom could be a talk show radio host, and more!

 

News

  • Thor: Love and Thunder (2:28)

    • Release in theaters THIS week!
  • Avengers Quantum Encounter (8:10)
  • What If…? (12:12)
    • Season 2 NOT coming July 2022
    • Erroneously dated by other country
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (17:10)
    • Attuma and Namor concept art leaked

      • Removed by Studio Request
    • Aztec based looks and style
  • Thunderbolts (24:50)
    • Rumored to have Taskmaster from Black Widow
  • Doctor Doom (31:31)
    • Howard Stern involved with character?
    • Movie? Audio play?
  • The Mandalorian (36:25)
    • Taika Waititi to star in multiple episodes?
    • Not IG-11?
  • Avatar: The Way of Water (39:50)
    • Kate Winslet plays Ronal, leader of Na’vi
    • Sigourney Weaver as a younger Na’vi
  • Warner Bros (42:05)
    • Will have a presence at SDCC
    • Big Changes to their approach
  • Godzilla vs Kong (50:38)
    • Sequel gets 2024 release date
  • Dune: Part 2 (53:20)
    • Pushed back to November 2023
    • Theater release
  • Harley Quinn (57:05)
    • Season 3 trailer
    • HBO Max
  • Batgirl (58:05)
    • Test screening positive
    • “No Kill” rule for Bat-people
  • Ghostbusters (1:00:30)
    • Afterlife sequel to release December 2023
    • Possibly set in New York
  • Ms. Marvel (1:03:15)
    • Ep 4 discussion
    • Nur Dimension
    • Ten Rings connections?
  • The Boys (1:10:05)
    • Episode 7 reveals
  • Strange Things (1:16:55)
    • Season 4 part 2

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Marvel at SDCC 22, MCU Phase 4 Villain, Kenobi Series Review, & more!

Marvel at SDCC 22, MCU Phase 4 Villain, Kenobi Series Review, & more!

June 26, 2022

This week, Superhero Slate has a great week for entertainment debuts with Doctor Strange on Streaming, Umbrella Academy on Netflix, several Disney+ shows, and more!

 

The Bad Guys, Twilight, Herogasm, Umbrella Academy, TMNT Shredder’s Revenge

News

  • Stranger Things (26:00)

    • Season 4 part 2 next weekend
    • 2 episodes of feature length
  • Marvel Studios (29:00)
    • Returning to SDCC this year
    • Major Announcements teased
      • “Next phase villain”
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (39:50)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (42:45)
    • War goats will be in Holiday Special per Chris Pratt
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (44:05)
    • Now on Disney+ and IMAX
    • Gargantos’ eye was a scan of Scarlet Witch/Elizabeth Olsen
  • Ms. Marvel (48:00)
    • Episode 3 discussion
    • Band discussion
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (58:10)
    • Cameron Monaghan rumored for live action series based on Cal Kestis
  • LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation (1:02:20)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (1:04:20)
    • Season/Series Finale
    • Cameos & Notes

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Ezra Miller Out at DC, Avatar the Last Airbender Movies, Wonder Man gets a Disney+ Show, and more! | Weekly News Episode 380

Ezra Miller Out at DC, Avatar the Last Airbender Movies, Wonder Man gets a Disney+ Show, and more! | Weekly News Episode 380

June 19, 2022

This week Superhero Slate is looking at a DC future without Ezra Miller, Avatar the Last Airbender gets a second wind, Wonder Man is coming to Marvel, and more!

 

What We're Doing: Lightyear; Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero August 19; Ube Spread

News

  • The Flash (18:50)

    • WB looking to drop Ezra Miller after The Flash release

      • Prequel comic pulled from orders
    • Test results are showing good reaction from film
      • Too risky to keep actor
    • Ezra Miller deletes instagram account and cannot be found by police
  • Hercules (30:10)
    • Live action adaptation from Guy Ritchie (Aladdin)
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender (35:20)
    • 3 animated movies announced from Avatar Studios

      • Lauren Montgomery to direct first
    • Rumored: Avatar Kiyoshi; Zuko, and Legend of Korra
  • Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (41:45)
  • Venom (48:20)
  • Spider-Man (55:00)
    • Franchise history on Disney+ in select markets
    • UK, Canada, others
  • Joker 2 (56:41)
    • Rumored to be musical with Lada Gaga as Harley Quinn
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (1:00:20)
    • Promo materials starting to appear in theaters
    • Poster/trailer soon?
  • Wonder Man (1:02:15)
    • Disney+ series being developed

      • Hollywood Satire series
    • Destin Daniel Cretton and Andrew Guest (Brooklyn Nine-Nine; 30 Rock; Community) as head writer
  • She-Hulk (1:09:40)
  • Ms. Marvel (1:10:40)
    • Second episode
    • Who is agency after Meta humans?
    • Premiere drew highest Gen Z audience of any MCU D+ show and most diverse audience
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (1:15:15)
    • Fifth episode
    • Jedi names are from Extended Universe/Legacy stories

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