Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel oh my! | Weekly News Episode 303

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News

  • Batman v Superman (18:22)
    • Remaster is coming via Zack Snyder
    • Will be in IMAX ratio
      • 3rd version of film
  • Disney Investor Call (21:05)
    • Lots of plans for the next 2 years of Disney
    • Disney+ gained 5 years of subscribers in 1 year
      • Price increase March 2021
  • The King’s Man (26:35)
    • March 12, 2021 (previously September)
  • Free Guy (29:14)
    • May 21, 2021
  • Alien (30:35)
    • Series on the way from Noah Hawley (Legion)
    • Will be set on Earth
  • Indiana Jones 5 (34:20)
    • Directed by James Mangold (Logan)
    • Will conclude Indy’s story
  • Chip n Dale: Rescue Rangers (36:28)
    • Hybrid live-action movie with John Mulaney (Chip) and Andy Samberg (Dale)
  • Disney Series (39:20)
    • Baymax!, Zootopia+, Tiana, and Moana shows announced for 2022/2023
  • Lightyear (45:50)
    • Movie based on the Buzz Lightyear character in the Toy Story Universe
      • Not the toy, but the movie within the movie
    • Chris Evans to voice Buzz Lightyear
    • June 17, 2022
  • Star Wars (49:55)
    • New Series and Movies confirmed in the works
  • Star Wars: The Acolyte (series) (53:00)
    • Developed by Leslye Headlund (Russian Doll)
    • "a mystery-thriller that will take the audience into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark side powers in the final days of the High Republic era."
    • High Republic is set 200 years before Skywalker Saga and 800 after The Old Republic
      • Features a younger Yoda currently
  • Lando (56:10)
    • Event series based on Lando Calrissian
    • Justin Simien (Dear White People) is developing the show
    • Assumptions: Live Action; not sure of time period
  • A Droid Story (59:30)
    • Industrial Light & Magic developing show focusing on a new hero guided by R2D2 and C-3PO
    • State of the art effects with possibly photorealistic visuals
  • Star Wars: Visions (1:01:15)
    • A series of animated short films celebrating Star Wars through different anime creators
    • Animated with different art styles
      • Halo Legends is similar series
    • Coming 2021 on Disney+
    • TIE FIGHTER ANIME (2015)
  • The Bad Batch (1:04:40)
    • First trailer at animated spinoff of The Clone Wars
    • Each clone has a unique mutation that makes them fit unique scenarios
      • Theory: They help smuggle The Child away from the Jedi Temple
    • Takes place immediately after Order 66
      • Fennec Shand makes an appearance in trailer
  • Rangers of the New Republic (1:08:30)
    • Live action series spin-off from The Mandalorian
    • From Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau
      • “Intersect with future stories and culminate into a climactic story event”
  • Ahsoka (1:11:10)
    • Rosario Dawson reprise the role of Ahsoka Tano from The Mandalorian
    • Cross over with Rangers of the New Republic and Mandalorian
  • The Mandalorian (1:13:35)
    • Season 3 to debut Christmas 2021
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (1:14:45)
    • Hayden Christensen to return as Darth Vader
    • Rematch between Obi-Wan and Anakin
  • Andor (1:18:25)
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (movie) (1:21:18)
    • Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) to direct (maybe write) film
    • Release Christmas 2023
    • "introduce a new generation of starfighter pilots as they earn their wings and risk their lives in a boundary-pushing, high-speed thrill-ride, and move the saga into the future era of the galaxy."
      • Sounds like post-Episode 9
  • Marvel Studios (1:27:15)
    • Updates on upcoming series and shows for next 3 years
  • WandaVision (1:29:35)
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (1:32:40)
  • Loki (1:36:45)
  • What If...? (1:41:55)
  • Ms. Marvel (1:46:00)
  • Hawkeye (1:47:45)
    • Confirms Hailee Steinfeld in role of Kate Bishop
    • Image shows her in outfit in action
  • She-Hulk (1:48:30)
    • Kevin Feige confirms Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk)
    • Tim Roth to return as Abomination
    • Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk
    • “Don’t be surprised to see other characters pop up in each episode”
  • Moon Knight (1:53:15)
    • Reconfirmation of series, no announcements
  • Secret Invasion (1:53:50)
    • Lead by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Talos (Ben Mendelsohn)
    • Series will follow as they uncover evil Skrulls who have infiltrated the world
  • Ironheart (1:55:30)
    • Riri Williams (Dominique Thorne) has the most advanced suit of armor since Iron Man
  • Armor Wars (1:57:35)
    • Don Cheadle returns as James Rhodes/War Machine in series
    • Tony Stark’s worst fear coming true: What happens when his tech falls into the wrong hands?
    • Possible return of Justin Hammer
  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (1:59:25)
    • Written and directed by James Gunn
    • Will be filmed during Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3
    • Releasing 2022
  • I am Groot (2:01:15)
    • Baby Groot will star in a series of shorts on Disney+
    • Featuring several new and unusual characters
      • No word on animated/cgi live action mix
  • Black Widow (2:02:40)
    • Still on track for May 2021 release
    • No word on Premium Access yet
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2:04:45)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2:06:25)
    • Will tie directly into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
    • December 17, 2021 release
    • Alfred Molina returning as Doc Ock (not part of presentation)
  • Doctor Strange (2:11:15)
    • Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olson) to return in film
      • Also returning: Rachel McAdams, and Chiwetel Ejiofor
    • Xochitl Gomez to debut as America Chavez
    • March 25, 2022
  • Thor: Love and Thunder (2:13:55)
    • Christian Bale will be Gorr the God Butcher
    • Jamie Alexander to return as Sif
    • New release date of May 6, 2022
  • Black Panther 2 (2:15:25)
    • Chadwick Boseman will not be recast
    • Film will focus on other Wakanda characters and stories
    • New release date of July 8, 2022
  • Captain Marvel 2 (2:17:10)
    • Will feature Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), Ms. Marvel (Iman Vellani), and Teyonah Parris (Monica Rambeau from WandaVision)
    • Directed by Nia DaCosta
    • Releasing November 11, 2022
  • Blade (2:18:55)
    • Still in the works, announcements soon!
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 (2:19:25)
    • Releasing in theaters in 2023
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2:19:50)
    • Film will see return of Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer
    • Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conquerer and Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang (recast)
  • Fantastic Four (2:21:45)

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