This week’s podcast covers news on Aquaman and The Flash movies, Epix’s Pennyworth, Elseworlds crossover, Lex Luthor, and the Gotham series finale.
New TV spot for Aquaman titled “Waves” – YouTube
- “You that fish boy from the TV?”
Production start date for The Flash film has been pushed back – Variety
- Film never had a release date or an official greenlight, but was expected to begin production in Spring of 2019
- The script is not expected to be ready in time to film before Ezra Miller starts work on Fantastic Beasts 3 in July
- Possible late 2019 production, 2021 release date
Main Cast for Epix series’ Pennyworth announced
- (Deadline) Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Fury) cast as Alfred Pennyworth, “a former British SAS soldier in his 20’s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire, Thomas Wayne, who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.”
- (Deadline) Ben Aldridge (Fleabag) as Thomas Wayne, “ a young, fresh-faced billionaire hailing from the East Coast of the United States. Confident and extremely disciplined, this young aristocrat meets an unlikely business partner in Alfred Pennyworth.”
- (Deadline) Ryan Fletcher (Outlander) & Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (Casualty) cast as “Dave Boy and Bazza…lifelong friends of Alfred’s from their army days serving in the same corps.”
- Will be 10 episodes, expected to air in 2019
Extended trailer for Season 4 of Legends of Tomorrow released – (YouTube)
- Constantine, Unicorn, Swamp Thing, Mustache
- Returns Monday, October 22
New Poster for “Elseworlds” here
- Stephen Amell as The Flash, Grant Gustin as Green Arrow
- “Destiny will be rewritten” – Doctor Destiny?
First look at Tyler Hoechlin in a black Superman costume shared by Stephen Amell (on Twitter)
- Better look at Amell and Grant Gustin’s costumes (on Twitter); Trigger Twins?
First look at Bitsie Tulloch as Lois Lane in “Elseworlds” (Instagram)
- Kara, Clark, and Lois
- Smallville farm?
Lex Luthor will have a recurring role in Supergirl Season 4 – (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Casting search begins now
- Will go “toe-to-toe” with both Supergirl and Lena
First look image at HBO’s Watchmen (on Instagram)
Details on the 5th and final season of Gotham from NYCC
- *Spoiler warning
- Trailer (on YouTube) – recap of 1st 4 seasons, Season 5 stuff starts at 2:35
- Will be 10 episodes
- Shane West will be playing Bane
- Other villains to return or appear – Magpie, Scarecrow, Hugo Strange, Mad Hatter, Zsasz
- The series finale will be set 10 years in the future – featuring Batman, a fat penguin, and more
Twitter question from @JonfromKrypton – “I saw Amell’s wife was cast as Nora Fries but could she be “Mrs. Freeze”? Bombshells pretty popular comics right now?”
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