Jamie Foxx as Electro (Again) & Ms. Marvel Casting | Weekly News Episode 293


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This week Superhero Slate is digging into the rumor bin for Spider-Man 3, Ms. Marvel casts its Kamala Khan, play as your favorite Marvel hero in Fortnite, and more!


  • Fortnite (18:50)
    • Wolverine now playable character in Battlepass
      • Just have to beat him!
    • Blade previously as purchasable character too
  • Marvel’s 616 (22:35)
    • Series to debut 8 episodes on Disney+ on November 20
    • Official Trailer for series
    • Titles/Directors:
      • “Japanese Spider-Man” Directed by David Gelb
      • “Higher Further Faster” Directed by Gillian Jacobs
      • “Amazing Artisans” Directed by Clay Jeter
      • “Lost and Found” Directed by Paul Scheer
      • “Suit Up!” Directed by Andrew Rossi
      • “Unboxed” Directed by Sarah Ramos
      • “The Marvel Method” Directed by Brian Oakes
      • “Marvel Spotlight” Directed by Alison Brie
    • Group Watch available for all US Subscribers
  • Ms. Marvel (26:42)
    • Iman Vellani cast as Kamala Khan in upcoming Disney+ show
    • No previous work to date
  • Hawkeye (30:05)
    • Madame Masque rumored as villain for series
      • Whitney Frost character appeared in Agent Carter series
      • Described as:
        • more of the espionage and hand-to-hand combat variety than the taking-over-the-world-with-super-powers-kind
    • Deaf superhero Echo to debut in series
      • Once shared the mantle of Ronin
    • Mockingbird to be introduced to MCU at large as well
  • Eternals (33:50)
  • Spider-Man (game) (48:35)
  • Spider-Man 3 (MCU) (49:05)
    • Jamie Foxx (re)cast as Electro in upcoming film
    • No confirmation or denial of MultiVerse
      • Dr. Strange sets this up (in release order) afterwards
    • Opens doors for Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield cameos
    • Rumors: Sinister Six movie in the works here:
      • Vulture, Electro, Doc Ock, Sandman
      • No Mysterio
      • Kraven or Scorpion as 5th, MAYBE Green Goblin?
      • Spider-Man as 6th (Ultimate Six)
    • Last year, Feige said Spider-Man is "the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse you never know what surprises the future might hold."
  • Iron Man 2 (1:06:25)
    • Genndy Tartakovsky did storyboards and pre-viz for the Pavilion fight scene in the third act of movie
  • D23 (1:09:20)
    • Next event moved to 2022
      • September 9 to 11, 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center
    • Centennial for company is 2023
    • Star Wars Celebration also at ACC
      • August 18 to 21, 2022
  • Justice League: Snyder Cut (1:11:40)
  • Regal Cinemas (1:13:10)
    • Closing through at least 2021
      • Just announced Alita on October 30
      • Was plan to close before doing it?

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