Comic Talk Headlines For December 16th, 2020 | Rumors In The Off Season Pt 4

Dec 17, 2020    02:16:01

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 It's time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy!  Making sense of ALL these Disney announcements from the Investor's Day event. Gaming Awards happened since we last spoke. Dacre Montgomery rumored for a NEW MCU role. All that and MORE!! Catch up on all the nerdy Rumors every Wednesday until January. Plus, don't forget to subscribe for more fresh content, and to get the proper news episodes when they start back up. 


Disney Investors Call
  • Baymax, Tiana (Princess and the Frog), Moana, Encanto, Zootopia animated series from Pixar
  • Secret Invasion series is the Nick Fury series we heard about. With Ben Mendelson as Talos.
  • WandaVision will be part of the phase 4 trilogy including Spider-Man 3 and Dr. Strange 2.
  • 2 Mando Spin-offs: Ahsoka and Rangers of the New Republic Both with Filoni and Favreau
  • Obi-Wan going into production in March with Hayden Christiansen as Vader.
  • Lando series, still no word on WHICH, though there is still reason to believe both
  • The Acolyte will be a mystery set in the final days of the High Republic
  • 10 Star Wars Series in the works, Rangers Of The New Republic, Ahsoka, Andor, Obi-Wan The Bad Batch, Star Wars Visions,  Lando, The Acolyte, A Droid Story
  • Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth coming to the She-Hulk series, confirming the “Many Hulks” rumor.
  • Rescue Rangers hybrid animated series.
  • Willow confirmed officially
  • Warmachine (Armor Wars) AND Ironheart getting their own series
  • I Am Groot series. Will start with baby Groot.

Marvel Studios: Legends
Surprise series coming on Jan 8th. Far as I can see, this was not announced on the investor’s call.

Sonic 3D animated series coming in 22.

Cancelled after ONE season.

Coming to Disney+ Jan 21.

True Blood


Disney Investors Call
  • Fantastic Four - Jon Watts (Spider-Man) to direct
  • Patty Jenkins will direct a Rogue Squadron movie adaptation.
  • Indiana Jones Movie with James Mangold directing
  • Hocus Pocus 2 direct to Disney+
  • Buzz Lightyear PREQUEL movie with Chris Evans voicing the titular character.
  • Captain Marvel 2 announced to be featuring Ms. Marvel AND Monica Rambeau
  • Christian Bale in Thor: Love and Thunder as Gorr the God Butcher
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special coming in 2023
  • Jonathan Majors is Kang The Conqueror in Ant-Man and the Wasp 2 “Quantumania”
  • Enchanted sequel announced with Amy Adams returning. Titled Disenchanted.

Revenge of the Nerds
Seth MacFarlane rebooting.

Mortal Kombat
New release date, April 16. Moved from March 5.


Disney Investors Call
  • Hulu to be the place for mature content in the States. Disney+ worldwide, and Disney StarPlus in Mexico?

Game Awards
  • New Mass Effect next-gen game coming from BioWare
  • Fortnite Season 5 gets Master Chief, Daryl Dixon, Michonne, and Blood Gulch,
  • Sephiroth coming to Smash Bros.
  • Callisto Protocol new game from the Dead Space creator
  • Back 4 Blood coming from the Left 4 Dead team
  • Perfect Dark Reboot on Xbox

Game Awards
GOTY - Last of us Pt 2
Narrative - Last of us Pt 2
Art Direction - Ghosts of Tsushima
Score/Music - FFVII Remake
Audio Design - Last of us Pt 2
Performance - Last of us Pt 2 (Laura Bailey as Abby)
Games for Impact - Tell Me Why
On Going - No Man’s Sky
Indie - Hades
Mobile - Among Us
Community Support - Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
VR/AR - Half-Life: Alyx
Innovation in Accessibility - Last of us Pt 2
Action - Hades
Action Adventure - Last of us Pt 2
RPG - FFVII Remake
Fighting Game - Mk11
Family - Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Sim/Strategy - Flight Simulator
Sports/Racing - THPS 1+2
Multiplayer - Among Us
Content Creator - Valkyrae
Best Debut - Phasmophobia
Esports Athlete - Showmaker
Esports Coach - Zonic
Esports Event - LOL World Championships
Esports Game - LOL

Comic Books/Books

Crime Syndicate/Joker
DC is trying to make the Crime Syndicate a thing again. This time written by Andy Schmidt and artist Kieran McKeown. March 2 will be book 1. Six issue mini.
Joker from James Tynion IV and artist Guillem March, is trying to take the Joker global. Monthly

Rumor Mill

Disney Investors Call
  • She-Hulk a legal focused show. Charlie Cox returning???
  • Mephisto the Big Bad for the series.

NEW Pedro rumor elaborates on the previous “difficult” rumors, saying that Boba will be replacing Din come season 3. With it being a possibility that the character could even be killed off.

Spider-Man 3
Willem Dafoe, Tomas Hayden Church, and Jake Gyllenhaal all rumored to be coming back as their respective villains. AND renewed rumors of Charlie Cox returning as Matt Murdock.

ALSO, Charlie Cox is now being rumored to be getting his own MCU movie.

ALSO, on the Sony half of this Spider-Man thing, an “R” rated Carnage movie is in early development.

Fantastic Four
Dacre Montgomery rumored to be in talks to play Johnny Storm.

RDJ rumored to be creating a universe for HBO Max.

ANOTHER inevitable rumor. Keanu now ALSO being rumored for a cameo in the movie.

First actual RUMOR of the series reboot… that took a while.

Stranger Things
Eleven Spinoff??? Would put to bed some other rumors if it's true.

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