Star Trek’s The Last Jedi? No Star Trek 4? James Gunn Return & The Sony Universe of Marvel Characters (SUMC)

The Nerdrotic Podcast #155 | Show #496 Friday Night Tights! Star Trek’s The Last Jedi? No Star Trek 4? James Gunn Return & The Sony Universe of Marvel Characters (SUMC) Gary, Susan and Dennis go over all the news from the last week. Check out the topics below. 3 hours of stuff for you. Enjoy!



  • Pine/Hemsworth won’t be in Star Trek 4?
  • Star Trek’s Last Jedi – io9 Article
  • Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series will cost $10 million an episode and have 10 episodes.
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp will be the last Marvel movie released on Netflix. Everything else goes to the Disney streaming service.
  • The Oscars have added a “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film” category
  • Stan Lee retires from all public and convention signings.
  • Ruby Rose cast as CW’s Batwoman
  • Black Mask will be the main villain in the Birds of Prey movie
  • Zack Snyder confirms that Leto’s Juggalo Joker killed the Dick Grayson Robin in BvsS
  • Bautista says that he’ll quit Guardians of the Galaxy 3 if Gunn’s script isn’t used
  • Marvel may use Gunn’s script for Guardians 3, and Gunn being sought by other studios
  • James Gunn may not be done at Disney yet, as Marvel and Disney meet to talk
  • Warner Bros is working on a script for a Supergirl movie (Oren Uziel writing)
  • Cowboy Ninja Viking development delayed indefinitely at Universal
  • Epix (Sony) is developing a series based on Slaughterhouse Five.
    Spider-Man: Far From Home adds Maria Hill and Nick Fury to the cast
  • Sony seems determined to force their way into the MCU with solo movies for Black Cat, Silver Sable, Morbius, Jackpot, and Nightwatch. And it’s not just Amy Pascal’s doing, looks like Avi Arad and a few others too. SUMC = Sony Universe of Marvel Characters
  • Marvel killed Donald Glover’s animated Deadpool series, not FX
  • ABC’s Channing Dungey on Agents of SHIELD, “It’s my hope that by moving it to summer, where our live-same-day ratings are less important and it might be able to continue for longer.”

Host►Gary Buechler @nerdrotics
Host►Susan Leighton @SusanontheLedge
Host►Dennis Bithoulkas @daforce

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