Comic Talk Headlines For March 17th, 2020 | Some Non Covid 19 News I Promise!

Mar 18, 2020    00:52:47

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 Time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy! NBCUniversal is trying something new in the delivery of movies. The Batman, Matrix 4, and Black Widow all catch up to the rest of the entertainment industry & 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


Death Note 2
Writer Greg Russo teased that something is in the works with the folks at Netflix for the second movie.

Movies


Matrix 4/The Batman
Both movies joined the postponement list over the weekend. Both were going on as scheduled, but now The Batman is on hold for 2 weeks, and Matrix indefinitely.

Jared Leto
Spent 12 days at a facility in silent meditation with his entourage, and is just now learning about the coronavirus. 

Early Release
With the world shutting down some studios are releasing their movies on VOD much earlier. NBCUniversal will be sending their movies to VOD rental services in the coming weeks. It won’t be cheap though, 19.99 for a 48 hour rental. WB is kind of following suit with the early release of Birds of Prey onto VOD on the 24th. Disney too, with Frozen, TROS, 

Black Widow
Cancelled until further notice.


Rumor Mill


The Batman
Twitter/Reddit leak claims there is a very (Tom King) Comic Book accurate death in the new movie.

Thor: Love and Thunder
Ryan Gosling being eyed for a role in the movie? Also, Christian Bale playing Minitaur, Lord of Roxxon, aka Dario Agger

Dr Strange and the Multiverse of Madness
Cillian Murphy is rumored to be playing Nightmare in the movie and Emma Watson is supposedly going to be playing Clea, sometime wife of Dr Strange.

Spider-Man 3
Word on the street is that Sony wants Jason Mamoa or Henry Cavill to play the role of Kraven the Hunter. It is also being rumored that Jen Walters, aka She-Hulk, will be Peter Parker’s lawyer in the movie.

Konami
Sony is now rumored to be interested in buying the rights to some of the largest names in the Konami catalogue. Namely Silent Hill, Metal Gear, and Castlevania. Is THIS how Sony is going to revitalize the Kojima Silent Hills game?

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