This week’s podcast covers news on Shazam!AquamanWonder Woman 1984Swamp Thing and Doom Patrol. 

New photos of DC movies from Empire Magazine

  • Zachary Levi as Shazam
  • Mark Strong as Doctor Sivana
  • Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman
  • Aquaman and Mera

Robin Wright to return as Antiope in Wonder Woman 1984 – revealed in feature story for Net-A-Porter

  • A “flashback sequence” with Connie Nielsen (Hippolyta) that is filming in Spain


Len Wiseman to executive produce Swamp Thing and direct the pilot – Deadline

  • Has been EP/director for Lucifer and The Gifted
  • Co-created and directed first 2 Underworld films and directed Live Free or Die Hard
  • Joins James Wan, Mark Verheiden, Gary Dauberman, and Michael Clear as EPs

Crystal Reed cast in the role of Abby Arcane in Swamp ThingDeadline

  • Reed is known for Teen Wolf and playing Sofia Falcone on Season 4 of Gotham
  • Character description – “Smart and caring, CDC Doctor Abby Arcane’s (Reed) strong sense of empathy puts her at the center of a horrific life-threatening epidemic in her hometown, where she faces emotional demons from her past… while a chance meeting with scientist Alec Holland takes her into a world of horror and the supernatural, and of the elemental creature known as Swamp Thing.”

Alan Tudyk joins the cast of Doom Patrol as villain Eric Morden/Mr. Nobody – Deadline

  • Tudyk is known for Firefly, voice work (Rogue One, Superman in Justice League: War), and playing Van Wayne in Powerless
  • Character description – “After exposure to unknown experiments by ex-Nazis in post-war Paraguay, the man formerly known as Eric Morden emerges as a living shadow able to drain the sanity of others as the enigmatic, and totally insane, Mr. Nobody.”
  • Will he be the main villain?

Timothy Dalton joins the cast of Doom Patrol as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief

  • Dalton is known for playing James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987) and License to Kill (1989)
  • Character description from  Deadline – “Dalton’s Dr. Caulder is a pioneer in medical science, searching the world over for those on the edge of death in need of a miracle. Brilliant but controversial, Dr. Caulder will stop at nothing to help those he believes are in need, including his collection of strange heroes known as The Doom Patrol.”
  • (Deadline) Bruno Bichir had previously been cast in a recurring role as the Chief in TItans; expected to appear in episode 5

The CW releases new trailer for Black Lightning Season 2 and The Flash Season 5

Twitter question Garrett Wade @GWade289“What if Thomas Wayne cheated on Martha. And Joker was Bruce’s brother in this new Joker movie?“

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