This week’s podcast takes a look at the new Shazam! trailer, possible new castings and characters in The Suicide Squad. We also look at the upcoming end of Arrow plus Swamp Thing news.

Official trailer 2 for Shazam!YouTube

  • *social media reactions are out*
  • Sivana’s powers
  • Batman
  • Jumping into a building
  • Eminem

Idris Elba in talks to replace Will Smith as Deadshot in The Suicide SquadThe Hollywood Reporter

  • Elba was director James Gunn’s only choice to replace Smith
  • Gunn has already turned in multiple drafts and the studio is high on the script
  • Expected to be mostly new characters, except Deadshot, Harley Quinn and possibly Rick Flagg

Potential characters to be include in The Suicide SquadCollider

  • Could change with rewrites
  • Ratcatcher
  • King Shark
  • Polka-Dot Man
  • Peacemaker, possibly played by Dave Bautista

Producer Peter Safran talks about Aquaman 2 and The TrenchThe Hollywood Reporter

  • Liked the idea of The Trench early in Aquaman development
  • Will likely come out “significantly before Aquaman 2” – no Arthur or Mera

WB CEO Kevin Tsujihara is under investigation – The Hollywood Reporter

Stephen Amell announces that Season 8 of Arrow will be the final season

  • Will be 10 episodes in Fall 2019
  • On Facebook – talked to Greg Berlanti towards the end of Season 6
  • Will “Crisis on Infinite Earths” be the finale?
  • Could characters move on?

Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters) to guest star on Arrow – (Deadline)

  • Will appear in Season 7, Episode 19
  • Voiced Cyborg in the 1985 season of Super Friends and Lucius Fox in Batman: Bad Blood

The CW announces season finale dates for DC Shows – (TV Insider)

  • Monday March 18 – Black Lightning
  • Monday May 13 – Arrow
  • Tuesday May 14 – The Flash
  • Sunday May 19 – Supergirl
  • Monday May 20 – DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Adrienne Barbeau has joined the cast of Swamp Thing – (DC Universe)

  • Played Alice Cable in the 1982 Swamp Thing film
  • Undisclosed role

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