Comic Talk Headlines For May 22, 2020 | I Think The Rumor Mill Might Have Exploded

May 23, 2020    00:56:29

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 Time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy! Ruby Rose splits from Batwoman. Live action One Piece is still making headway.  Snyder Cut is now OFFICIALLY a thing. PLUS... Possibly the biggest Rumor Mill the legion has ever seen! All that AND MORE!! Catch up on all the nerdy headlines in TV and Movies, Tuesdays and Fridays. Plus, don't forget to subscribe for more fresh content. 

TV/Streaming


Batwoman
Ruby Rose quit? Got fired? Both it seems. The role will be recast for season 2, as WB has plans for a long future with the show.

One Piece
Producer Marty Adelstein is anticipating being back on it June 1 with production in September. Claims they have all 10 episodes written for Netflix.

Chucky
The SyFy series is changing things a little bit. Don Mancini told SyFy Wire that the voodoo magic infested doll will have “a different goal than he has ever had before and it’s specifically something that is designed to evoke something that’s going on in the zeitgeist today.”

Star Trek Voyager
The original cast is doing a live panel style reunion on the “Stars in the House” YT channel as a means to help raise funds for COVID-19. The reunion will feature Kate Mulgrew (Kathyrn Janeway), Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Roxann Dawson (B’Elanna Torres), Robert Beltran (Chakotay), Robert Duncan McNeill (Tom Paris), Robert Picardo (The Doctor), Ethan Phillips (Neelix), and Garrett Wang (Harry Kim).


Movies


Madam Web
SJ Clarkson is now attached to the project to “develop” it? (Director on some TV including House, Orange, and Bates Motel.)

Jackpot
In other Spider-verse news, Jackpot is officially getting a movie. Is this a character we needed?
https://deadline.com/2020/05/marc-guggenheim-scripting-spider-man-universe-heroine-jackpot-movie-for-sony-pictures-1202940719/

Snyder Cut
Yup in the news and NOT rumor this time. WB has officially announced that it IS happening in 2021. Snyder saying that his cut will be 75% new footage.

M:I 7
Esai Morales will now be the villain of the movie when things get back underway. He is replacing Nicolas Hoult.

Suicide Squad
The Ayer Cut is likely to start trending now, as AT&T is teasing that David Ayer’s movie might be the next to get the treatment.

Rumor Mill


Shang Chi
Rumored to be taking place during the “Snap” and will involve elements from Iron Man 2 and 3.

Boba Fett
Now rumored to be getting his own series sometime around the same time as season 3 of the Mandalorian.

The Mandalorian
Timothy Olyphant is going to be playing lawman Cobb Vanth? AND Temura Morrison will be playing MORE than just Boba?

Ahsoka Tano
Rumored to ALSO be part of the first season of Obi-Wan.

X-Men
Sauron going to be one of the early villains in the MCU? Possibly going to the Savage Land in the second movie that Feige and Co are planning. Then possibly leading into Mr. Sinister

Batwoman
WWE Superstar Daria Berenato, who wrestles as Sonya DeVille, and Stephanie Beatriz, star of Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine are both rumored to be trying for the newly opened lead role.

Resident Evil: Code Veronica
The next rumored RE remake. Not as likely as we have heard from Capcom that they are only remaking numbered games.

Star Trek: Picard
Wesley Crusher the newest rumored cameo. This time though reportedly won’t happen till season 3.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Uhura, Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy, and Mr. Sulu rumored to also be in the series.

Daredevil
With the reboot looming eminent, Matt Damon is now looking for a secondary role in the movie. Disney is reportedly also leaving the decision up to Charlie Cox if he wants to return to the role in their new version of the character. Should he not sign on though, they are also reportedly looking at Jason Statham for the part.

Overwatch
Getting a live action movie? Reportedly eyeing Daisy Ridley for Tracer.

Silent Hill
New game rumored to be MUCH further along than Konami is saying. There is a reported playable demo already. Set to be released after the official reveal, which is not too far out.

Superman
Henry Cavill might actually be getting a new Superman contract according to new rumors.

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