Today’s podcast discusses news on The Batman, King Shark in The Suicide Squad, news on Aquaman 2 plus TV talk on Batwoman, Watchmen, and Krypton.

Small update on The Batman from Variety’s Justin Kroll on Twitter

  • “hearing the script is still being polished up and that there’s a possibility shooting begins at the top of 2020 instead of fall 2019. Which means it’ll probably still be a minute before we find out who the next Caped Crusader will be”
  • Scheduled for June 25, 2021 release

Michael Rooker (Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy) in talks to play King Shark in The Suicide SquadThe Wrap

  • Denied by Rooker on Instagram – “This is not true news… I am not cast in this movie…….”
  • Are they looking just for a voice actor or a mo-cap performance?

Jason Momoa talks about Aquaman sequel – The Ellen Show

  • “Passionate” to do Aquaman sequel because it’s “all on Earth, combining land and sea”, “there’s no outside alien destroying Earth, it’s us”
  • “We’ve got a locked story”
  • Said beard will be back

Jared Leto talks about The Joker – Variety

  • I would definitely play the Joker again, It all depends on the script and the circumstances as it always does.”
  • Asked if he would be in Birds of Prey “I don’t think so. You’d have to ask them.”

Lego DC: Batman – Family Matters animated movie announced

  • Fun Batman family adventure vs. Red Hood, Two-Face, and Brother Eye
  • Trailer released (on YouTube)
  • Available August 6 on blu-ray, DVD, and digital

5 new DC animated shorts are in development – (Newsarama)

  • To be released in 2019 and 2020
  • Sgt. Rock (voiced by Karl Urban and directed by Bruce Timm) has the character battling Nazi Zombies
  • Adam Strange will be set on an asteroid mining colony, with flashbacks to his origin
  • Death, The Phantom Stranger and Batman: Death in the Family
  • Batman: Death in the Family will be “long-form” and will be the lead of a set for 2020 release
  • In 2010 and 2011, DC Showcase did shorts on The Spectre, Jonah Hex, Green Arrow, Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam, and Catwoman


Batwoman has officially been ordered to series by The CW

HBO releases teaser for Watchmen – (YouTube)

  • Still not a lot about what’s going on
  • Group of people in Rorschach mask
  • Police in masks (Panda mask?)
  • Clock (Tick-Tock)
  • Jeremy Irons as Ozymandias
  • Looking Glass (silver mask)
  • Pirate flag (Tales of the Black Freighter)
  • To debut “this fall”

New teaser for Swamp Thing focusing on Abby Arcane – (YouTube)

  • “Sometime’s the man of your dreams turns out to be a monster”
  • Close up of Swamp Thing’s face

Syfy releases featurettes for Season 2 of Krypton

DC Universe is making some content available to stream in 4k

  • Original series – Titans, Young Justice: Outsiders, Doom Patrol, and the upcoming Swamp Thing
  • Also recent animated films

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