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Spider-Man Far From Home | TV & Movie Reviews

Spider-Man Far From Home | TV & Movie Reviews

July 6, 2019

Superhero Slate swings across the globe to review Spider-Man Far From Home! After the fallout of Endgame, will Spider-Man be able to save the world, again? Does the introduction of Mysterio open up the MCU to a lot of new potentials? Does anyone else have a Peter tingle? Find out all our thoughts and more in this review episode!

Review for Spider-Man Far From Home (2019)

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Black Widow Villain Rumors & an Empty Hall H | Weekly News Episode 229

Black Widow Villain Rumors & an Empty Hall H | Weekly News Episode 229

July 1, 2019

This week Superhero Slate is going Far From Home with Spider-Man, Hall H is looking a bit empty at Comic-Con, Teen Titans are fighting...themselves, and more! 

News

  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (18:15)

    • Release Tuesday July 2
  • Avengers: Endgame (21:20)
    • Re-release update
    • July 30 on digital, August 13 on physical
  • Black Widow (27:15)
  • The Eternals (33:50)
    • Selma Hayek has joined cast

      • Kumail Nanjiani, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden
  • Fantastic Four (35:35)
    • Sean Astin almost directed F4 movie after LotR filming

      • Wanted Christina Aguilera as Sue Storm
  • Doctor Doom (37:50)
    • Kevin Feige recently met with Noah Hawley

      • Wrote Doctor Doom film for Fox before merger
      • Creator of Legion TV show
  • Legion (40:20)
    • Final season now airing on FX
    • Features Professor X
  • Russo Bros. (42:30)
    • Will host Hall H panel (not Marvel) this year
    • Endgame writers also at SDCC/Hall H
  • Sony/Fox (45:55)
    • Skipping a Hall H panel this year

      • Along with Warner Bros, Universal, & Legendary
    • No Morbius or Bloodshot reveals?
  • Ghostbusters 2020 (47:30)
    • Paul Rudd joins cast, possibly as school teacher
  • The Matrix (48:40)
    • Zak Penn (The Incredible Hulk) has been hired to write film
    • Wachowski Sisters to return to direct
    • Michael B. Jordan to star in film
    • Looking for 2020 production start date
  • Teen Titans Go! Vs Teen Titans (52:20)
  • Final Fantasy (56:20)
    • Live action TV series in works
    • Sony Pictures TV, Square Enix, & Hivemind (The Witcher)
  • Stranger Things (59:35)
    • Season 3 kicks off July 4 on Netflix
  • Enola Holmes (1:02:55)
    • Henry Cavill to play Sherlock
    • Millie Bobbie Brown as Enola, younger sister to Sherlock

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Endgame Extra Credit & Keanu Reeves Best Role | Weekly News Episode 228

Endgame Extra Credit & Keanu Reeves Best Role | Weekly News Episode 228

June 24, 2019

This week we prepare to be in the Endgame again, we speculate the best Keanu Reeves role for Marvel, Comic-Con is getting close, and more!

News

  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (17:30)

    • Social media reactions hitting internet

      • Some early screenings June 26
    • TWO end credits scenes
  • Avengers: Endgame (22:25)
    • A new version added to current theater lineup
    • After credits: a deleted scene, a tribute, and a few surprises
      • June 28 weekend
  • Marvel Studios (29:15)
    • Deadline reports a confirmed Hall H presence

      • Phase 4 movies
      • Disney+ shows
    • Talks with Keanu Reeves to be in films
  • Black Widow (38:00)
  • Shang Chi (43:05)
    • Guntis Sics (Thor Ragnarok sound mixer) says film shooting in Australia next year
    • Ludi Lin (Aquaman, Power Rangers) is a top contender
    • Hopes to have Donnie Yen in a lead role
  • Venom (47:20)
    • Amy Pascal confirms Tom Hardy will be back for sequel
  • The King’s Man (48:05)
    • World War 1 prequel for Kingsmen franchise gets official title
  • The Batman (49:44)
    • Josh Gad NOT playing the Penguin
  • Younger listener question (51:40)
    • Being creative in the internet age
    • Moving away from home

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E3 2019 Recap & X-Men Beast Solo Film | Weekly News Episode 227

E3 2019 Recap & X-Men Beast Solo Film | Weekly News Episode 227

June 17, 2019

Welcome to the Superhero Slate E3 2019 recap episode, we discuss the Beast solo movie that will never happen, our countdown to Spider-man Far From Home dwindles down, and more!

News

  • Men in Black International (12:00)

    • Now in Theaters
  • Dark Phoenix (14:40)
    • Original ending involved Skrulls

      • Probably original D’Bari
    • Biggest ever second-week drop for a big-budget superhero film
  • Beast (19:00)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (23:33)
    • 2 and a half weeks
  • Phase 4 (25:50)
    • Looking to cast The Benefactor

      • Sonny Burch’s mysterious employer
      • Norman Osborn?
  • Jessica Jones (28:20)
  • Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (31:10)
  • New Coke Update (33:25)
    • The can smells weird
  • Marvel’s Avengers (Game) (34:15)
    • First video game trailer
    • Single or multi-player story revolving around A-Day
      • Set in Spider-Man universe?
    • No loot boxes or other paid story content
      • Free characters and levels after release
      • Paid costumes
    • May 15, 2020 on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia
  • Xbox (46:35)
    • Scarlett

      • Plays 4 full generation games of Xbox titles
      • Support Xbox One controllers & peripherals
    • Cloud computing & server for current Xbox One
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (50:25)
    • Gameplay and details

      • Lightsaber colors change
      • Saw Gerrera
  • Final Fantasy (51:50)
    • VII Remake details

      • Not a Remaster, an entirely new game
      • March 3, 2020
    • VIII Remaster
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (58:35)
  • Detective Pikachu (1:05:35)
    • Highest grossing video game movie of all time

      • Passed up 2001’s Tomb Raider
  • Monsters at Work (1:06:30)
  • Star Trek (1:07:36)
    • Tarantino’s script done and confirmed to be R rated
  • The Batman (1:09:05)
    • Two-Face & The Mad Hatter could also appear in film
  • Titans (1:10:20)
    • Season 2 casts Drew Van Acker as Aqualad
  • Lobo (1:11:45)
    • SyFy reportedly developing a spinoff series for Krypton character

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Dark Phoenix Review & Warner Bros. SDCC Woes | Weekly News Episode 226

Dark Phoenix Review & Warner Bros. SDCC Woes | Weekly News Episode 226

June 10, 2019

This week Superhero Slate is reviewing Dark Phoenix, we take a first look at Loki in his own show surfaces, Warner Bros. skips on SDCC, and more! 

News

  • Men in Black International (7:55)

    • Release this week
  • Dark Phoenix (9:40)
    • Last Fox X-Men Movie Review
    • Spoiler Free Thoughts
  • X-Men vs Fantastic Four (13:00)
    • Johnny Storm goes Nova, forcing a superhero registration act
    • X-men fight Fantastic Four; Mr. Fantastic cut wolverine’s arms off
    • Skrull invasion the next set of films
  • X-Men: Animated Series (18:25)
    • Original creators plan to talk to Disney
    • Continue original 1990’s cartoon
  • Fantastic Four (19:35)
    • Rumored to debut 2022
    • Peyton Reed campaign to direct
      • Has mentioned 1960’s setting (not likely)
  • Marvel’s Phase 4 (Rumors) (23:50)
    • Black Widow - Yelena Belova as villain
    • Black Panther 2 - Queen Divine Justice to appear (Ce'Athauna Asira Davin was a princess of the Jabari Tribe)
    • Nova - last living Nova Corps member
    • Avengers - Dark, Young, & New Avengers
  • Avengers: Endgame (30:52)
    • Nearly ended on an F-bomb to Thanos

      • Changed to I Am Iron Man
  • Loki (32:40)
  • Jessica Jones (34:30)
  • Runaways (36:55)
    • Elizabeth Hurley cast as Morgan Le Fey in Season 3

      • Magical using villain
  • Into the Spider-Verse (38:38)
    • Spider-Man film to hit Netflix June 26
  • Uncharted (39:05)
    • Tom Holland starring in film adaptation of video game to land December 18, 2020
  • Warner Bros. (40:40)
    • Skipping SDCC this year!!!

      • No Birds of Prey, Joker, Wonder Woman, Dune, etc
      • First time in 20 years
  • Wonder Woman (43:44)
  • Birds of Prey (45:30)
    • Rated R via Margot Robbie
    • Less-skimpy outfits to stare at
  • Supergirl (47:10)
    • Start production in the first quarter of 2020

      • Alongside The Batman
    • 2021 release
  • Black Adam (48:00)
    • Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise) looked at for director
    • Fast tracked due to Shazam’s success
  • Swamp Thing (50:00)
    • Show canceled after just 1 episode

      • Producer troubles reduced episodes from 13 to 10
  • SyFy (54:30)
    • Deadly Class and Happy! Canceled on network

      • Deadly Class had 1 season; Happy had 2
    • Production companies looking for new homes
    • Krypton is the remaining comic-book show left on network
  • Lucifer (56:15)
    • Renewed for 5th and final season on Netflix
  • Magic: The Gathering (57:15)
    • Animated series going to Netflix

      • Focus on Planeswalkers
    • Russo brothers as Exec Producers
  • Hasbro (1:00:05)
    • Snake Eyes (GI Joe spinoff) moves to October 16, 2020
    • Micronauts release June 14, 2021

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Dark Phoenix | TV & Movie Reviews

Dark Phoenix | TV & Movie Reviews

June 10, 2019

Superhero Slate is here for the final X-Men movie from Fox with Dark Phoenix! Will a Phoenix rise out of the ashes for the X-Men franchise? What twists and turns await us at the end of an era? Did you also get a pretzel when you went to the theater? Find out all our thoughts and more in this review episode!

Review for Dark Phoenix (2019)

Spoilers at (9:55)

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The Batman Casting & Black Widow Filming | Weekly News Episode 225

The Batman Casting & Black Widow Filming | Weekly News Episode 225

June 3, 2019

On the latest Superhero Slate, The Batman has officially been found with Robert Pattinson, the Fantastic Four & X-Men almost had a team up movie, everybody has Spider-Man on the brain, and more!

News

  • The Batman (14:40)

    • Robert Pattinson has finalized deal to play Bruce Wayne/Batman in upcoming film
    • Lots of characters in film
      • Penguin, Catwoman, Riddler, Alfred, Commissioner Gordon
      • May introduce new Robin for series
  • Cyborg/The Flash (19:11)
    • Ray Fisher & Ezra Miller’s contract expired last week

      • No news on renewal
  • The Suicide Squad (21:24)
    • Idris Elba reportedly playing Bronze Tiger
  • New Gods (23:25)
    • Tom King (Mister Miracle/The Vision) to write script with director Ava Duvernay

      • King won Eisner Award for Mister Miracle
  • Booster Gold (25:15)
    • Script turned in, Berlanti (director/producer) is very happy with it
    • Waiting for greenlight from DC/WB
  • Swamp Thing (28:15)
    • Now on DC Universe
  • Harley Quinn (29:55)
  • Kingsmen: The Great Game (31:10)
    • Liam Neeson joins cast
    • Will star alongside newcomers Harris Dickinson, Ralph Fiennes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Stanley Tucci, Charles Dance, and Daniel Bruhl
  • Dark Phoenix (33:00)
    • Out in theaters this Thursday
  • The New Mutants (34:25)
    • Reshoots and scheduling are confirmed going forward
    • Fox couldn’t make it work, Marvel is good at it
  • Fantastic Four & X-Men (36:50)
    • Fox had a movie commissioned which involved X-Men, Fantastic Four, Daredevil & Deadpool in 2011
    • Written by Zack Stentz (First Class) and Paul Greengrass (Bourne Films) almost directed it
  • Spider-Man 3 (40:45)
    • Deadpool not to appear in the sequel
    • Venom more likely to appear
      • Not sure if Tom Hardy’s version or not
  • Spider-Man (Animated Series) (43:35)
    • Season 3 confirmed, called Maximum Venom
    • Spring 2020
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (45:30)
  • Black Widow (48:40)
    • Movie shooting in Norway currently
    • Not officially announced....yet
  • The Eternals (53:15)
    • Keanu Reeves approached about a role in upcoming film
    • No details yet, but talks underway
  • Power Pack (54:00)
    • Property in active development at Marvel Studios

      • Disney+ or Movie is unknown
    • Group of superhero children
  • Marvel’s Avengers (video game) (55:45)
    • Will debut at E3 on June 10
    • 4 player game with customizable abilities
    • Single player & co-op
  • Jessica Jones (57:45)
  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (59:10)

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Marvel’s Ultimate Movie & Deadpool’s MCU Debut | Weekly News Episode 224

Marvel’s Ultimate Movie & Deadpool’s MCU Debut | Weekly News Episode 224

May 27, 2019

This week's Superhero Slate, we ask will Zemo be the villain to Falcon & the Winter Soldier, The Rise of Skywalker teases the Knights of Ren, how will Deadpool debut in the MCU, and more!

 News

  • Avengers: Endgame (12:20)

    • Labor Day goal to beat Avatar’s numbers

      • Endgame had huge up front, Avatar had no competition
  • Ultimates (15:50)
    • Reportedly working on movie for MCU
    • Ultimates have several iterations
      • Ultimate Universe - likely akin to Avengers
      • Ultimates (recent) - Captain Marvel, Black Panther, etc, focus on Multi-verse/cosmic threats
  • Falcon & The Winter Soldier (23:55)
    • Daniel Bruhl & Emily VanCamp to return as Zemo & Sharon Carter
    • Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Tale) as director
    • August 2020
  • WandaVision (27:10)
    • First series to reveal Wanda’s reality manipulating powers
  • Deadpool (29:15)
    • Rumored to be introduced in Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel

      • Biggest box office returns
    • Solo movie & Disney+ limited series also as options
  • Solo (36:40)
    • #MakeSolo2Happen trending
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (37:55)
    • Knights of Ren to get screen time and play a key role
    • Sand planet is Pasaana
    • Luke Skywalker to return somehow (Flashback?)
  • Knights of the Old Republic (42:00)
    • Movie reportedly being written by Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar)
    • Set 4,000 years before formation of Galactic Empire
  • Star Trek: Picard (43:40)
  • Terminator: Dark Fate (47:15)
  • John Wick 4 (51:40)
    • May 21, 2021 release
  • Akira (52:55)
    • May 21, 2021 release
    • Taika Waititi
  • DC Super Pets (54:05)
    • Pushed back to May 22, 2022
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (55:20)
    • Pushed back to February 14 2020 for redesign

      • Originally November 8, 2019

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Batman Casting & John Wick 3 Review | Weekly News Episode 223

Batman Casting & John Wick 3 Review | Weekly News Episode 223

May 20, 2019

On this week’s Superhero Slate we’re talking about the controversial Batman Casting (again), the taste of Dr. Pepper Dark Berry for Spider-Man, the James Wan-iverse, and more!

News

  • John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum (9:10)

    • Review & Experiences
    • MINOR Spoilers
  • Batman (19:00)
    • Casting list:

      • Robert Pattinson (not finalized)

        • Unhinged fans already signing petition to not play him
      • Nicholas Hoult (X-Men)
      • Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass)
      • Armie Hammer (Lone Ranger)
    • May have 6 villains including Catwoman & Penguin
  • Batwoman (27:11)
  • His Dark Materials (30:20)
  • Netflix (33:10)
    • Success of Umbrella Academy leads to First Look deal at Dark Horse
    • Current comics: Hellboy, Sin City, 300
  • The Magic Order (36:35)
    • Mark Millar’s series ordered at Netflix
    • Pilot directed by James Wan (Aquaman)
    • “A group of five families of magicians entrusted to keep the world safe from supernatural problems. However, the order is in danger as its members are being targeted and picked off one by on”
  • Saw (38:40)
    • Chris Rock to work with James Wan/Leigh Whannell to reboot series
    • October 23, 2020
  • Mortal Kombat (41:00)
    • James Wan produced reboot to land March 5, 2021

      • Same day as Masters of the Universe reboot
  • Avatar 2 (44:20)
    • Casts Jemaine Clement (Legion) as Ian Garvin
  • Avengers: Endgame (45:30)
    • Box Office Update

      • Passes Avatar’s domestic
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (48:35)
    • Projected at $200+ million opening off success of Endgame
    • Dark Berry Dr. Pepper
    • Popcorn at AMC
  • Black Widow (52:55)
    • Sebastian Stan mentioned it takes place right after Civil War
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe (54:50)
    • Feige Reddit AMA details:

      • Plans for the Real Mandarin after All Hail the King
      • "Respect the source material. Hire passionate filmmakers regardless of how much money their last movie made. Hire the best cast regardless of their current marquee value."
      • MCU is planned out 5 years at any given time, but general ideas for further
  • Star Wars (1:01:30)
    • 2022 film to be written and directed by Game of Thrones duo - David Benioff & DB Weiss
  • X-Men Dark Phoenix (1:06:20)
    • Looking at record low opening with $50 million
    • June 7, 2019
  • Star Trek: Picard (1:08:00)
  • Detective Pikachu 2 (1:11:00)
    • Sequel being fast tracked after success of original

      • Similar to Iron Man 2, with expansion films following
    • Oren Uziel was reported earlier this year to write film
      • Sonic the Hedgehog writer
    • Red & Blue adaptations are after

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Spider-Man Trailer Debut & Detective Pikachu Review | Weekly News Episode 222

Spider-Man Trailer Debut & Detective Pikachu Review | Weekly News Episode 222

May 13, 2019

This week Superhero Slate is going on a vacation with Spider-Man Far From Home, Disney plans out our next 8 years of movies, we get our first tease at Lobo in Krypton, and more!

Thanks to Adam Niemiec for hosting!

News

  • Detective Pikachu (8:00)

    • Review episode out now!
  • Avengers: Endgame (11:15)
    • Box Office Report

      • $300 million short of Avatar
    • Confirmed to stream on Disney+ on December 11
    • Spoiler Ban* Lifted
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (18:05)
  • Captain Marvel (28:15)
    • Digital Release May 28
    • Physical June 11
  • Phase 4 (29:35)
    • Bob Iger says they will announce Marvel’s future plans this summer

      • SDCC or D23
  • Disney (30:55)
    • Release dates for new Marvel & Star Wars movies
    • Marvel:
      • 2020: 5/1, 11/6
      • 2021: 2/12, 5/7, 11/5
      • 2022: 2/18, 5/6, 7/29
    • Star Wars:
      • 12/16/22, 12/20/24, 12/17/26
    • Avatar: Pushed back
      • 12/17/21, 12/22/23, 12/19/25, 12/17/27
    • Fox:
      • New Mutants 4/3/2020
      • Gambit removed completely
  • The Eternals (41:30)
    • Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) cast as Ikaris
  • Doctor Strange 2 (42:50)
    • Rumors: 1980’s setting
    • Ancient One returns, Jericho Drumm (Brother Voodoo) & Clea to debut
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 3 (45:30)
    • Rumors: Villain is the High Evolutionary (Rocket’s creator)
    • Drax’s daughter is alive; Lylla as Rocket’s Love interest
  • Nova (48:40)
    • Rumored solo film in development at Marvel Studios
    • Fallout of Infinity War?
  • Ultimate Alliance 3 (51:50)
  • Batwoman (53:20)
  • Suicide Squad (55:25)
    • Michael Rooker in talks to be King Shark
    • Rumor: Benicio Del Toro to be the villain, The Mayor
  • Krypton (56:40)
  • The Witcher (58:20)
    • Dec 20 rumored release date
  • John Wick 3 (59:50)
    • Releasing this week

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