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Feb 27, 2021   

COMIC TALK TODAY

It's time for the Comic Talk Headlines with Generally Nerdy!  Honestly today's episode is pretty big, its late...  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


Follow-ups/Corrections
MODOK - New trailer. New release date May 21.  https://youtu.be/xuzivJRlxNw 
Animaniacs - Renewed for a THIRD season already!!
Bad Batch - May 4th premiere.

Avatar Studios
Nickelodeon has a new subsidiary. The original creators, Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, will rule side-by-side. They will be doing both movies and series. First project is set to be a theatrical release.

Paramount Plus
March 4th is right around the corner. Paramount had their investor’s call and announced shows that have been kicking around in the Rumor Mill for a little while.
Halo, Fraiser, Fairly Odd Parents (live action), Kamp Koral: Spongebob’s Under Years, CG Rugrats, Yellowstone Spin-off (6666: working title), Road Rules and Real World, Reno 911! Hunt for QAnon, Behind the Music, Unplugged, YO! MTV Raps. 9.99 premium tier, 4.99 ad supported.

GI Joe: Lady Jaye
New live action series announced on Amazon. Erik Oleson will be showrunner. (Daredevil, Man in the High Castle and such)

Andor
George Lucas is writing on the show? That is what IMDb says. It should be noted that there is the (characters) distinction as part of the listing… perhaps this is still just part of his contract in selling.

Star Trek: Section 31
Still a back burner project. Alex Kurtzman and Paramount+ head of Programming, Julie McNamara, have said that it definitely WON’T happen until one of the current 5 projects is over.

Metal Lords
D.B. Weiss is Showrunning a new show that is a coming-of-age comedy about 2 kids trying to start a metal band in High School. David Benioff is EPing as well, with Tom Morello coming in as the Executive Music Producer. The show is for Netflix.


Movies


Follow-ups/Corrections
Spider-Man 3 - Officially titled “No Way Home.” Dec 17, 2021. Also, Tom Holland’s contract ends after this movie. Though he has been quoted as saying that he would re-sign in a “heartbeat.”
Army of the Dead - Teaser FINALLY https://youtu.be/H83kjG5RCT8 
Mortal Kombat - Red band trailer highest viewed in history.

Blue Beetle
Director Angel Manuel Soto told Twitter that he was the man for the job. (as well as an interview with The Wrap) will actually be Jaime Reyes. Set to start production in the fall. https://www.thewrap.com/angel-manuel-soto-blue-beetle-latino-superhero-dc-warner-bros/ 

Harley Quinn
James Gunn and Margot Robbie have apparently began discussions for a Harley movie. As Gunn made known on his IG.


Pet Sematary
Prequel movie in the works. Set to go straight to streaming on Paramount+, with screenwriter Jeff Buhler set to return from the 2019 remake.

Beavis and Butthead
New movie in the works, headed to Paramount+


Rumor Mill


Confirmations/Refutations
Lex Luthor - Wole Parks IS, in fact, playing black Lex in Superman & Lois. Not known for sure if this is alternate universe Lex, but odds are…
Big Hero 6 - Feige shoots down live action rumors.

Mass Effect
Movie in the works, AND being teased by Henry Cavill?? Film has been in the works since May 24th, 2010. 

Aquaman 2
New rumor has it (again) that Emilia Clark will be replacing Amber Heard in the upcoming movie… 

Scarecrow
Solo movie in the works?

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