This week Superhero Slate is discussing Theaters vs Studio throwdown, Star Wars Day predictions, more video game news, and more!

Shout Outs: Vicky Chan, Auldin Reynolds, and Jim Minteer

HBO Max - $11.99/mo if you sign up now (Chris Kidman)


Universal (24:35)

Trolls 2 made more revenue in first month on Digital than first movie made in 5 months in theaters

Digital First for some movies?

AMC boycotting Universal films in theaters

Regal kind of


Transformers (39:44)

Animated Prequel written by Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4)

Next live-action sequel gets June 24, 2022 release date

Based on Beast Wars series

Bumblebee sequel written by Joby Harold (Obi-Wan Kenobi show)

Star Wars (48:15)

May the Fourth on Monday!

Star Wars Day

Announcements ahead

The Clone Wars final episode

The Last Jedi on Disney+ 2 months early

Battlefront 3 (52:55)

Scrapped in favor of Jedi: Fallen Order sequel

BF2 end of life recently

The Mandalorian (56:30)

Season 2 reveals?

S2 post production continuing despite studio shutdowns

4,000 visual effects shots (Avengers has around 2000)

Hercules (1:00:30)

Live-action remake in the works

Joe and Anthony Russo as producers und AGBO banner

Space Jam: A New Legacy (1:05:50)

Name and logo revealed

July 16, 2021

New Mutants (1:10:00)

Creepy villains in hospital

Wonder Woman (1:13:50)

Amazons spinoff confirmed by Patty Jenkins

Not directing it

Takes place before 3rd film

Thought up by PJ and Geoff Johns

The Flash (1:17:05)

Season 7 is last on Grant Gustin’s contract

Pandemic interrupted Season 8/9 talks

John Wick 4 (1:20:30)

Pushed to May 27, 2022

One full year back

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (1:22:10)

Trailer premiere for new game

At sea and on land combat

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