This episode of the DC Drop podcast takes a look at the new Joker trailer, plus news on The Flash, The Suicide Squad, Krypton, Lobo, and Brandon Routh.


Final trailer for JokerYouTube

  • Robert De Niro
  • Studio audience
  • Waynes leaving a movie theater

Stuff about Joker

  • (Joker.Movie) Officially Rated R for “strong, bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language, and brief sexual images.”

Andy Muschietti confirms he is attached to direct The Flash movie – Fandango

  • “asked…if Flash would be his next project: “Yup,” he replied with a smile. “
  • “What captivated me about the Flash is the human drama in it. The human feelings and emotions that play in the drama. It’s going to be fun, too. I can’t promise that there will be any horror, really, but it’s a beautiful human story.”

Casting for The Suicide Squad

Actor/Comedian Flula Borg (is a real name) – Deadline

  • “Borg’s role is being kept under wraps, but we hear he’s playing a love interest to one of the characters”
  • Was in Pitch Perfect 2 as Pieter of “Das Sound Machine”

Actor/Comedian Steve Agee joins cast – Deadline

  • Has worked with Gunn multiple times before
  • Believed to be voicing King Shark

Nathan Fillion joins cast in undisclosed role – Deadline

  • Is currently starring in The Rookie on ABC
  • Has been in all of Gunn’s movies (deleted scene in GOTG 2)
  • Voiced Steve Trevor in 2009 Wonder Woman and has been voicing Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in animated movies since 2011

Taika Waititi in talks for undisclosed role – Deadline

  • Actor/writer director – played Tom in Green Lantern, voices Korg in the MCU
  • Movie begins filming September 23

Chad Stahelski hired to “oversee new action scenes” for Birds of Prey The Hollywood Reporter

  • Director of the 3 John Wick films
  • Is supposed to oversee second unit photography; his stunt company, 87 Eleven, was already attached to movie

Syfy has cancelled Krypton after 2 seasons, also not moving forward with Lobo spin-off – (Deadline)

  • According to Deadline, Warner Horizon is shopping them to other networks, mentions DC Universe and HBO Max as options.
  • Showrunner Cam Welsh confirmed on Twitter that Lobo is in development, but not with Syfy

Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer/Atom) and Courtney Ford (Nora Darhk) to depart Legends of Tomorrow as series regulars during Season 5 – Deadline

  • Routh and Ford confirmed on social media that it was not their decision (and they don’t seem too happy about it)
  • Possibility for them to return

Full trailer for Season 2 of TitansYouTube

  • Lots of characters
  • Titans are re-forming, Deathstroke shut down the originals?
  • Debuts September 6 on DC Universe

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