This week’s podcast covers a busy week and more of Aquaman, James Gunn joining the next Suicide SquadSecret Six, our first look at The CW’s BatwomanLobo, and the debut of Titans on DC Universe.


More than 5-minute Extended video for Aquaman released – (YouTube)

  • Visuals
  • Nicole Kidman’s Queen Atlanna fighting
  • Scope
  • Humor
  • Action
  • Mera’s powers
  • Black Manta action scene
  • Costume reveal
  • Too much revealed?
  • (The Hollywood Reporter) – Aquaman will release December 7 in China

James Gunn (Super, Guardians of the Galaxy) to write, possibly direct next Suicide Squad film – The Wrap

  • Variety’s Justin Kroll on Twitter – Gavin O’Connor’s story was similar to Birds of Prey, with BOP put into production first, O’Connor moved on
  • THR’s Borys Kit on Twitter – Will be “new take”, not a sequel; unknown if recasting (maybe just partially new team?)

Gareth Evans talks about Deathstroke movie with

  • Had a few conversations with WB, DC, and Joe Manganiello and did some research into the character
  • “Nothing really went beyond those conversations. I haven’t heard anything for a really long time.”
  • Talking with The Hollywood Reporter – Described the film as “quite lean, quite mean in that way, and be something that wasn’t afraid to go to some pretty dark places, because that character has some pretty dark history about him,”


CBS puts a Secret Six television series into development – Variety

  • CBS has committed to Pilot production, Rick Muirragui (Suits) will write and EP
  • Show description – “The project,…follows six morally ambiguous strangers, each with their own unique specialties and secret pasts. They are brought together by an enigmatic figure who blackmails them into working as a team to expose the corruption of the corporate and political elite.”
  • 2005 version of team by Gail Simone is arguably most well-known; team consisted of Catman, Deadshot, Cheshire, Ragdoll, Scandal Savage, and Mad Hatter

First look at Ruby Rose suited up as Batwoman for The CW- (Twitter)

  • Will first appear in “Elseworlds”
  • (Deadline) CW President Mark Pedowitz said in August they would do a pilot in Midseason

First look at Lobo in Krypton from actor Emmett Scanlan on Instagram

  • Will be recurring in Season 2
  • DC Universe will add Krypton in 2019 (season 1?) (Twitter)


DC announces new Wonder Comics imprint for younger readers led by Brian Michael Bendis

  • Bendis will write Young Justice featuring Tim Drake Robin, Connor Kent Superboy, Impulse and new characters like Ginny Hex (Jonah’s descendent) and Teen Lantern (Bolivian girl who hacked GL’s power battery)
  • The imprint also will return Wonder Twins and Dial H for Hero
  • New series Naomi
  • Will debut in January 2019

Non-spoiler Titans quick thoughts

  • Characters
  • Action
  • Pacing

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