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AMC/Universal’s New Deal & Secret Invasion Theories | Weekly News Episode 284

AMC/Universal’s New Deal & Secret Invasion Theories | Weekly News Episode 284

August 3, 2020

This week Superhero Slate is looking at a historic deal between theaters and distributors, Captain Marvel 2 is rumored to adapt Secret Invasion, Tenet will release in theaters this month after all, and more!

 

News

  • The Umbrella Academy (13:50)

    • Season 2 drop on Netflix
    • Spoiler Free thoughts
  • The Witcher (23:00)
    • Blood Origin live action prequel series officially greenlit at Netflix
    • Details history of The Witcher creations, 1200 years before the current series
  • Beauty and the Beast (26:45)
    • Gaston based prequel series to be called “The Little Town” where the movie is set
    • Luke Evans and Josh Gad set to reprise roles from film
  • Solo (30:46)
    • Now on Disney+

      • All Star Wars major films on streaming service
    • Star Wars sequel series rumored to be in works for Disney+
    • Could revolve around Han Solo or Lando or both
  • Hawkeye (36:10)
    • Hailee Steinfeld has reportedly signed on for Kate Bishop role
    • Worked out deal around Apple+ contracts
  • Marvel’s Avengers (Game) (39:20)
    • War Table for upcoming Beta

      • Golden Gate Bridge
      • Levels with Kamala and Hulk
      • HARM (Holographic Augmented Reality Machine rooms)
      • War Zones - 4 player multiplayer operations; can range 10 minutes to 2 hours
    • Hawkeye revealed as one of first free characters
  • Captain Marvel 2 (46:35)
    • Rumored to involve Ms. Marvel and adapt Secret Invasion
    • Include important MCU characters and be seen as a mini-Avengers film (Civil War)
  • Spider-Man 3 (539:45)
    • Tony Revolori to return as Flash Thompson
  • Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (54:20)
  • AMC Theaters (56:10)
    • Has reached deal with Universal (previously had beef) to reduce release window from theater to PVOD to 17 days
    • Premium Video on Demand is higher cost; $19.99 for 48 hour rental
      • AMC to get 10%
    • Record low, potentially temporary?
  • Tenet (1:06:15)
    • Warner Bros. will release film internationally on August 26
    • Will roll out across world in tiered release
  • The Emmy’s 2020 (1:10:44)
    • The Mandalorian, Watchmen (26), Westworld
  • The Mandalorian (1:13:45)
    • Season 2 will delve into Moff Gideon’s backstory and the Darksaber
  • Harley Quinn (1:16:35)
    • Animated series now on HBO Max
  • Wonder Woman 84 (1:18:30)
    • New trailer to be tied to Inception re-release in cinemas on August 22
    • Dune to also have a trailer
  • The Flash (1:20:30)
    • Andy Muschietti stated to Orden 67 (spanish site)
    • “It’s a story of time travel, the Flash travels back to save his mother”
  • Snake Eyes (1:22:10)
    • GI Joe movie moves from October 2020 to 2021 (no date)

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Comic-Con@Home Coverage & Justice Con Reveals | Weekly News Episode 283

Comic-Con@Home Coverage & Justice Con Reveals | Weekly News Episode 283

July 27, 2020

This week Superhero Slate is covering the all digital Comic-Con@Home, Xbox drops Halo gameplay, additional unsurprising delays are announced, and more!

 

Quaran-stream: Euphoria, Unsolved Mysteries, 

LIVE Apple Pie Kit-Kat Review

 

News

  • Los Angeles Comic-Con (20:05)

    • Moved to December 11-13 for convention
  • Justice League (22:00)
    • Black Suit footage reveal

      • Legal reasons may prevent use of Zack Snyder’s Justice League
    • Refuses to use any image/piece of film that he did not personally shoot
      • “Will blow the entire f’ing thing up before using others.”
      • Joss Whedon’s will be official DCEU continuity; Snyder Cut will not supersede it
    • Plays coy about promotional materials including Green Lantern logo
    • Left film on own terms, regarding death in the family
  • New Mutants (36:55)
  • Illuminati (44:00)
    • Reportedly in pre-production
    • Casting list with Kevin Feige on ‘Marvel’s Illuminati’
  • Marvel 616 (50:00)
  • Ms. Marvel (51:50)
    • Production delayed but Kamala Khan to debut prior to series
  • Spider-Man 3 (55:11)
    • Release pushed back to December 17, 2021
  • Avatar (56:19)
    • Sequel release dates pushed back a year
  • Star Wars (1:00:05)
    • All movie releases pushed back a year
    • Taika Waititi has started writing his film
  • Mulan (1:06:28)
    • Live action film removed from release schedule
  • The Boys (1:07:20)
    • Picks up season 3 renewal at SDCC @ Home
  • Xbox Event (1:08:35)
    • Fable reboot, Destiny 2 for Series X and GamePass
  • Halo Infinite (1:12:00)
  • Star Trek: Prodigy (1:18:05)
    • Animated series going to Nickelodeon; Developed from Trollhunters team
    • follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning, and salvation
  • Bill and Ted 3 (1:23:10)
    • Moved to VOD with limited theatrical release on September 1, 2020
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1:26:35)
    • Sequel movie April 8, 2022

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New Mutants @ Comic-Con & Star Wars Shows | Weekly News Episode 28

New Mutants @ Comic-Con & Star Wars Shows | Weekly News Episode 28

July 20, 2020

This week Superhero Slate is talking about more streaming service schedules, Star Wars steps back into the animated world, will New Mutants get another release date, and more!

 

Quaran-Stream:

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, The Great, Steven Universe, Whose Line is it Anyway, Assassin’s Creed, The DaVinci Code, Angels and Demons

News

  • Peacock (25:15)

    • Howard the Duck available on streaming service
  • Star Wars (28:55)
    • The Bad Batch animated series announced for Disney+
    • Introduced in last season of The Clone Wars
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (31:20)
    • Series rumored to have flashbacks to The Clone Wars
    • Hayden Christensen to return for scenes
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (33:30)
    • No longer looking to hit August release window
    • Possibly delayed?
  • WandaVision (34:55)
    • Still set for 2020 release window without delay
  • Hawkeye (35:40)
    • Gets directors in Rhys Thomas and duo Bert and Bertie (Amber Finlayson and Katie Ellwood)
    • B&B first 3; RT the last 3
      • Bert and Bertie known for Troop Zero (movie) and working on Kidding (series)
      • Rhys Thomas is known for SNL alum and Staten Island Summer; John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch
  • Avengers (Game) (38:17)
    • Beta dates announced

      • Playstation Pre-Order - August 7
      • Xbox/PC Pre-Order - August 14
      • Open Access - August 21
  • Helstrom (39:15)
  • New Mutants (41:50)
    • Getting a Comic-Con@Home Panel with actors on July 23
    • Stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt, and Henry Zaga with director Josh Boone
  • JusticeCon (44:30)
    • 2 day event this month with panels from actors and crew members of Justice League
    • Full schedule
  • Black Adam (46:59)(48:59)
    • Noah Centino cast as Atom Smasher

      • Super strength and ability to change body size and density
    • Helped Black Adam kill Khandaq’s dictatorial president; BA killed Smasher’s mother’s murderer
  • Suicide Squad (52:10)
    • #ReleasetheAyerCut day on July 20
    • How Justice League started
  • Transformers (53:45)
  • Project Power (57:25)
  • The Gray Man (1:01:15)
    • Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, Russo Bros
    • Adaption of spy thriller novel
    • 200mil Netflix budget

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Justice League Reboot & Gotham PD Announcement | Weekly News Episode 281

Justice League Reboot & Gotham PD Announcement | Weekly News Episode 281

July 13, 2020

This week, we’re planning out our Comic-Con@home panels, Batman gets a Gotham spinoff...again, new trailers for The Umbrella Academy and The Boys, and more!

Quaranstream: Man of Steel, Palm Springs, Warrior Nun

News

  • Comic-Con@Home (18:55)

    • No Marvel Studios or Warner Bros. (DC) panels this year

      • More individual ‘cons’ this year
    • Thursday highlights:
      • The Boys, Superstore, lots of Comic Books
    • Friday points:
      • Mandalorian, Star Wars publishing,  Joss Whedon, Walking Dead shows
  • The Boys (26:25)
  • The Umbrella Academy (29:05)
  • The Sandman (Audible) (31:25)
  • Star Wars (33:40)
    • The Empire Strikes Back returned to #1 at box office for the first time in 23 years (since re-release)
  • X-Men (35:55)
    • Days of Future Past is not edited for Disney+

      • Full F bomb and butts intact
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5) (38:35)
  • Batwoman (40:55)
    • Javicia Leslie taking over as Batwoman for season 2
    • Playing new character Ryan Wilder who inherits the cape/cowl
  • Stargirl (43:10)
    • Renewed for second season, moving to the CW exclusively

      • Was shared with DCUniverse service
  • Gotham PD (45:05)
    • A spinoff show from The Batman universe to serve as Prequel to film

      • Show gotham’s descent into criminals and corruption
      • HBO Max series
    • “Intent to launch a new Batman Universe across multiple platforms.”
      • Non-DCEU Batman?
  • Constantine (52:45)
    • J.J. Abrams reportedly developing new live action movie for WB

      • Same feel as Justice League Dark HBO Max show and Zatanna movie
    • Keanu Reeves to celebrate 15th anniversary during Comic-Con@Home
  • Justice League: Rebirth (59:30)
    • WB planning a JL movie that soft reboots the Justice League as we know it
    • Include characters from that film (Aquaman, Wonder Woman) but incorporate  new ones (Shazam, new Batman)
    • Should it be a Crisis movie instead?
  • Tron 3 (1:02:35)
    • Film back on track at Disney with Jared Leto involved
  • Power Rangers (1:05:00)
    • New movie reboot could be set in TV show continuity
    • Involve time-travel/crossovers
  • Monster Hunter (1:09:45)
    • The film pushed to 2021
    • Moved from September 4 to April 23, 2021
  • Ready Player Two (1:10:45)
    • Novel sequel to come out this November

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Batman Beyond & Zatanna Movies?! | Weekly News Episode 280

Batman Beyond & Zatanna Movies?! | Weekly News Episode 280

July 6, 2020

This week we’re looking at the Disney+ summer movie selection, we’re breaking down some upcoming DC movie rumors, we’ll catch you at the Wal-Mart parking lot, and more!

Quaran-stream:

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Alone, Last of Us Part II, Die Another Day, Boondocks, Iron Man VR

News

  • Justice League (28:30)

  • Batman V Superman (31:55)
    • Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition replaces standard on HBO Max
  • DC Universe (34:40)
    • Add HBO Max to existing DCU sub for only $4.99 a month
    • Leading to transition to one service?
  • DC Fandome (38:44)
    • Rumored to feature 2 secret movie announcements
  • Zatanna (43:00)
    • WB rumored to be moving forward with solo film
    • Character to be separate from JJ Abrams’ Dark Universe HBO Max show
  • Batman Beyond (45:55)
    • Live-action movie rumored to be in development
  • The Flash (50:00)
    • Michael Keaton’s suit as Batman in the movie inspired by Kingdom Come outfit
    • More armored than previous iterations for older Bruce Wayne
  • Quibi (52:30)
    • Matt Reeves (The Batman) to produce Clickbait series for service
    • “ the show will apparently be a look at fake news and its impact on the 2016 U.S. Presidential election”
  • Peacock (56:26)
    • Streaming service licenses Paramount movies/TV shows

      • Shows like Ray Donovan, Undercover Boss, Everybody Hates Chris
      • Movies such as The Godfather trilogy, American Beauty, etc
  • Frosty the Snowman (59:44)
    • Jason Momoa cast as lead role in live-action movie
    • Film will be a live-action title with CGI lead character
  • Fallout (1:03:10)
  • Beavis and Butt-head (1:09:05)
    • Two seasons picked up at Comedy Central for reboot
    • Spinoffs and specials included for show
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1:12:35)
    • CG reboot in the works from Seth Rogen and Point Grey Pictures

      • Jeff Rowe (Gravity Falls) to direct film
    • Separate from Rise of the TMNT on Nickelodeon
  • Disney+ (1:18:10)
    • Sets Summer Movie Nights for original and new to the service additions through september

      • Hamilton, The Mighty Ducks
      • X-Men Days of Future Past, Solo: A Star Wars Story
      • X-Men Apocalypse
      • Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
      • Incredibles 2
      • X-Men; The Peanuts Movie
      • Ant-Man and the Wasp; The Greatest Showman
      • Beauty and the Beast (2017)
      • Fantastic Four (2005)
      • The Wolverine
    • Comic-Con@Home Panels announced
    • Anthology series Marvel’s 616 
      • “Marvel’s 616” explores how Marvel’s rich legacy of stories, characters and creators exist within the “world outside your window”. Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, explores the intersections of storytelling, pop culture and fandom within the Marvel Universe.
  • WandaVision (1:27:00)
    • Potentially increased episode order from 6 to 9
    • Stunt Person worked on episode 109
  • Black Widow (1:30:05)
    • Another trailer could arrive this month
    • BBFC has classified a 2 minute 38 second trailer 
  • Marvel Comics (1:31:35)
    • Company acquires Alien and Predator franchises
    • New books/stories to start in 2021
    • Crossovers?
  • Movie Theaters (1:32:40)
    • Walmart to screen Jaws, Space Jam, others, in store parking lots
    • Disney cancels plan to release The Empire Strikes Back in 4K for theaters
      • 2K version still on the slate

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Batman Flashes Us & Marvel’s Avengers Breakdown | Weekly News Episode 279

Batman Flashes Us & Marvel’s Avengers Breakdown | Weekly News Episode 279

June 29, 2020

This week Superhero Slate is looking forward to a real Avengers video game, the Flash wants to get nuts, things get spooky for Hulu-ween, and more!

Quaran-Stream:

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Extended; The World is Not Enough; Infinity War, Central Park, Floor Is Lava, Observe and Report

News

  • The Boys (29:10)

    • September 4 release

      • First 3 episodes; weekly afterwards
  • Obi Wan Kenobi (32:00)
    • Deborah Chow (Mandalorian) is sole director for series
  • Theater Reopenings (34:40)
    • Old movies coming back to theaters

      • Inception, Lord of the Rings, Iron Man, Jaws, Star Wars
  • Fantastic Four (2005) (37:00)
    • Extended edition coming to HBO Max in July
    • Extra 20 minutes
  • New Mutants (38:25)
    • No delay...YET

      • Mulan & Tenet pushed back
  • Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (41:10)
  • Helstrom (42:35)
  • Iron Man VR (46:00)
    • Release on Friday
  • Marvel’s Avengers (game) (48:20)
  • The Flash (movie) (55:30)
    • Michael Keaton to return as Batman in film

      • Flashpoint but different, already existing universe
      • Does not include Thomas Wayne’s Batman
    • Insert Theories Here
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League (1:09:20)
    • Ryan Reynolds rumored to be cameo as Green Lantern

      • Huge Rumor
    • Early to mid 2021
  • Harley Quinn (animated) (1:11:45)
    • Coming to HBO Max
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (1:12:50)
    • Margot Robbie to star/produce in new film for Disney
    • Rumored to be female led film
  • Casino Royale (1:16:50)
    • HBO Max to release longer, more violent version of film

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Fandome Reveals & Dr. Doom in the MCU | Weekly News Episode 278

Fandome Reveals & Dr. Doom in the MCU | Weekly News Episode 278

June 22, 2020

This week we’re breaking down DC’s Fandome, Zack Snyder’s Justice League gives us a good teaser, it's a good week for Marvel’s video games, and more!

Quaran-stream:

Who Framed Roger Rabbit; Batman & Robin; The Island; James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies; X-Men First Class; Mandalorian Documentary Wrap Up; Never Have Ever, Love Victor, Crawl, Last of Us Part II

News

  • Cancellations (24:55)

    • Star Wars Celebration

      • Returns in 2022
    • Emerald City Comic-Con
  • AMC Theaters (26:55)
    • Originally opening without mask requirements
    • Have reversed course after outcry and doctor feedback from Harvard
      • Regal & Alamo Drafthouse make mandatory after backlash
  • DC Fandome (30:50)
    • Officially announced as 24 hour virtual event on August 22
    • DC Verses
      • YouVerse
      • KidsVerse
      • InsiderVerse
      • FunVerse
      • WatchVerse
      • Hall of Heroes
    • including: Aquaman, The Batman, Batwoman, Black Adam, Black Lightning, DC Super Hero Girls, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, DC’s Stargirl, Doom Patrol, The Flash, Harley Quinn, Lucifer, Pennyworth, SHAZAM!, the Snyder Cut, The Suicide Squad, Supergirl, Superman & Lois, Teen Titans GO!, Titans, Watchmen, Young Justice: Outsiders and, coming this fall to theaters worldwide, Wonder Woman 1984
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League (37:05)
  • The King’s Man (40:05)
  • Marvel’s Avengers (41:55)
    • War Table video on June 24 @ 1 PM EST/10 AM PST
    • Big reveals; Beta access?
    • Stark Tech Suits
  • Marvel Pinball (44:50)
  • Pokemon Snap (47:05)
  • Disney+ (49:25)
    • No longer offering free trials to New Subscribers
    • Fantastic Four (2015) added to service
  • Marvel on Hulu (53:45)
    • Reminder that MODOK animated show and Helstrom are still moving forward at streaming service
  • Rumor Round Up (55:25)
  • Star Wars: Squadrons (1:02:15)
  • Star Wars Episode 1: Racer (1:05:30)
    • June 23 release date now
    • Nintendo Switch & PS4
  • Animorphs (1:06:00)
    • Movie in development from popular sci-fi book series
    • Teenagers have ability to transform into animals for small amount of time
    • Fighting off brain controlling alien slugs that possess humans
  • Snacks Time!

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Playstation 5 Reveal & DC’s Fandome | Weekly News Episode 277

Playstation 5 Reveal & DC’s Fandome | Weekly News Episode 277

June 15, 2020

This week Superhero Slate is looking at the Playstation 5 reveal, a free online SDCC, some rearranged movie release dates, and more!

News

  • HBO (16:00)

    • HBO Go getting phased out
    • HBO Now becoming HBO
    • HBO Max is the same
  • Playstation 5 (20:55)
    • Design reveal

      • 2 versions - discless
    • Game debuts
      • GTA 5, Resident Evil 8: Village; Ratchet and Clank; Horizon Forbidden West;  Demon’s Souls remake; Stray; Oddworld Soulstorm; Bugsnax
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales (44:25)
  • Marvel’s Avengers (49:20)
  • Captain Marvel (51:10)
  • Star Wars: Squadrons (51:50)
    • Rogue Squadron sequel revealing tomorrow (Monday)
    • X-wings,TIE fighters, etc
  • Ghostbusters (54:10)
  • Bill and Ted 3 (55:05)
  • SDCC 2020 (57:20)
    • Comic-Con@Home takes place July 22-July 26
    • Completely free event open to all online viewers
  • DC Fandome (1:00:10)
    • Reportedly holding a virtual convention in August
    • "global event that promises new announcements from WB Games, Film, TV and comics," 
      • Black Adam
      • The Suicide Squad
      • Green Lantern casting?
      • Superman sequel?
  • Wonder Woman (1:03:10)
    • Pushed to October 2, 2020
  • Inception (1:03:55)
    • WB to reveal new footage from upcoming movies during Re-release
  • Tenet (1:07:15)
    • Christopher Nolan’s movie delayed 2 weeks to July 31, 2020
  • The Matrix 4 (1:10:35)
    • Pushed back a year to April 1, 2022

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Mandalorian Season 2 & Quicksilver v2 | Weekly News Episode 276

Mandalorian Season 2 & Quicksilver v2 | Weekly News Episode 276

June 8, 2020

This week Superhero slate knows the release month for Mandalorian season 2, DC Comics breaks the mold with distribution, Batwoman won’t be recast, and more!

News

  • The Last of Us (26:30)

    • Johan Renck (Chernobyl) to direct pilot for HBO show
    • Game sequel in June 19th on PS4
  • HBO Max (32:55)
    • Looney Tunes and Elmo are most popular shows

      • Elmer Fudd/Yosemite Sam cannot have guns in new episodes
  • Pokemon (37:55)
  • Star Wars (40:00)
    • New game to be announced June 9

      • EA Play on June 18
    • Rumored to be Project Maverick, a space combat game
      • Could be reason for Starfighter and Podracing games to get remastered
  • The Mandalorian (41:44)
    • Jon Favreau confirms season 2 for October release

      • No delay currently
  • Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge (44:55)
    • Premiere delayed to June 10th
    • Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks) plays Kelleran Beq, Jedi Master, who guides players through 3 rounds of trials
  • Falcon and the Winter Soldier (48:25)
    • Reportedly resuming filming in July
    • Season 2 could have a different name
  • WandaVision (49:25)
    • Evan Peters (Quicksilver - X-Men) cast in mystery role

      • Multiverse?
    • Wanda Group, a Hong Kong based company, disputing WandaVision trademark
      • Most items include games, toys, party favors
  • DC Comics (59:00)
    • Has ended deal with the only North American comic distributor, Diamond
    • Diamond stopped distribution and payment to publishers during pandemic
      • Really bad company overall
  • Batwoman (1:03:30)
    • Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) will not be recast
    • They will replace her with a new character in show
  • Bane (1:06:20)
    • Spinoff film focused on character pitched after Joker success

      • Did not make it beyond pitch stage

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HBO Max Launch & The Future of DCEU | Weekly News Episode 275

HBO Max Launch & The Future of DCEU | Weekly News Episode 275

June 1, 2020

This week we’re talking about the launch of HBO Max, more details for Zack Snyder’s Justice League drop by, watch The Simpson’s in classic 4:3 ratio, and more!

News

  • Star Wars Underworld (22:35)

    • George Lucas’ unfilmed series had no budget constraints
  • Spider-Man (25:45)
    • J.K. Simmons has signed on for multiple Spider-Man films in the MCU
  • Loki (30:40)
    • Could be confirmed for 2 seasons

      • 6 episode seasons
    • Tom Hiddleston mentioned being committed to 12 episodes
  • Disney+ (34:10)
    • Simpson’s now in correct aspect ratios for classic episodes
  • Mulan (37:25)
    • Potential for straight to digital
    • Disney would be happy to make 50% of $1 billion of average summer movies
  • Doom Patrol (42:15)
    • Only DC Universe show to stream on HBO Max
  • HBO Max (43:05)
    • Launched this week (on select platforms)

      • Not available in UK for “at least the next 5 years
    • Adult Swim Library
    • Officially uses DC Extended Universe label for films
    • Accelerated Anna Kendrick’s Original series due to audience demand
    • Content leaving already:
      • Justice League, Batman Returns, The Hobbit, The Meg, The LEGO Movie, Hellboy, Teen Titans GO! To The Movies, and more
    • Content promised but not delivered:
      • Batman Begins, the Matrix,  Blade Runner, Dr. Strangelove, Annie Hall, A Time to Kill, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, Lethal Weapon 1-4, Sherlock Holmes, Snakes on a Plane, The Dark Knight Rises, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League (57:45)
  • Superman (1:00:45)
    • Henry Cavill is NOT in talks to return as Superman

      • Interest in WB to make it happen
    • Will not film new Superman scenes for Snyder Cut
      • Could cameo in upcoming DC movie
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (1:06:30)
    • #1 on the watched at home list
    • Sequel announced with writers to return

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