Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back for a somber episode, remembering the life of the legendary, Stan Lee.
There’s also trailers for Detective Pikachu and Toy Story 4, casting for Swamp Thing and Birds of Prey, and quite a bit of discussion on how to pronounce omnibus on this week’s episode of Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!
Disney has released a second trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation of their classic film, Dumbo, from director Tim Burton. With an all-star cast led by Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito, and Michael Keaton, Dumbo hits theaters on March 29th, 2019.
Circus owner Max Medici (DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Farrell) and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets.
Disney and Pixar have followed us yesterday’s Toy Story 4 teaser trailer with a second, very meta clip introducing two more new characters, Ducky (Keegan-Michael Key) and Bunny (Jordan Peele), who are very excited about the first look at Toy Story 4, despite not knowing the film’s longtime quotes. We even get a bit of back-story for the new characters:
“Woody’s journey in Toy Story 4 includes a visit to a carnival where he meets Ducky and Bunny, two carnival prizes who are eager to be won. But when their plans are rudely interrupted by Woody and his friends, they find themselves on an unexpected adventure with a group of toys who have no idea what it feels like to be tacked to a prize wall.”
Stan Lee, the creator of some of the most iconic characters in history, has passed this morning at the age of 95. Best known for creating characters for Marvel, such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Captain America, and many more. The cause of death is currently unknown, but our prayers are with his friends and family in this difficult time. Below is a copy of my Instagram post, with a memory of the time some friends and I met the legendary creator.
There are some people that are fixtures in your life. Figures you assume will live forever because what would the world be like without them. Stan Lee was easily one of those people. One of the key figureheads behind every geek, no matter what side you were on, he was an endlessly charming man, and a snake in a boot for many. Shortly after meeting some of my greatest friends in the world, @theo_ripper and @r.andrewsandoval, we went to the Spike TV Scream Awards together, and after waiting in line for hours, they started shuffling people around. They pushed everyone out to their seats as we circled around to the edge of the side of the stage. Everyone except us. Just as the three of us, the last people in line, reached the exit to our seats… they ran out. They had us stand there while they searched for more. Alone, and waiting, we weren’t sure what was going to happen next, but as we were standing there, Stan Lee came up behind us. We were star struck. Unsure what to say or do, but he greeted us nonetheless. We tried to take a picture with him before the staff shuffled him away but they were too quick, sadly. But, as Andy has already said, we’ll have that moment forever. Rest in Paradise to the man that solidified the standing of heroes in pop culture. The myth that has lived a life of ups and downs, endless friendships and epic falling outs. The legend that has won our hearts, year after year with his wit and loving passion for the heroes and worlds that he has allowed us to escape to for decades. Excelsior, my fellow true believers.
Disney and Pixar Studios have unveiled the first official teaser trailer for the long-awaited upcoming sequel, Toy Story 4. The sequel will see the cast of Toy Story 3 returning, now belonging to Bonnie, whom they were left with at the end of the previous film as Andy left for college.
Director Josh Cooley introduced the trailer as such, “Like most people, I assumed that ‘Toy Story 3’ was the end of the story. And it was the end of Woody’s story with Andy. But just like in life, every ending is a new beginning. Woody now being in a new room, with new toys, and a new kid, was something we have never seen before. The questions of what that would be like became the beginning of an entertaining story worth exploring.“
Marvel Studios has launched a new countdown clock on their website for the release of Avengers 4, still giving us no indication for the title of the movie.
While we still have no information other than rumors on one of the most anticipated films of all time, we have confirmation from directors, The Russo Brothers, that the film is currently sitting at exactly 3 hours long. That could change in the editing bay, but as a fan, I could easily sit through 3 hours of Avengers 4, if if Avengers: Infinity War was any indication of what to expect.
After months of rumors and announcements, we finally have a name and official confirmation for Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, now titled Disney+. The service will launch in the United States in late 2019, with the previously announced Mandalorian from Jon Favreau, as well as official confirmation of the Loki series, with Tom Hiddleston reprising his fan-favorite role.
Additionally, we also have the reveal of a new series showcasing the early life of Cassian Andor from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, with Diego Luna reprising his role. “Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,” said Luna. “I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply.” Currently no release date has been set for that series.
Josh, Theo, and Bovi are celebrating Halloween the only way they know how… with news! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!
A load of anime movie updates, the full PlayStation Classic game list, some great DC Entertainment casting, and a list of what spooky fare we’ve enjoyed this glorious month of All Hallow’s Eve, on the latest episode of Analog! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!
Variety is reporting that another Marvel mini-series is being worked on for the upcoming Disney streaming service, with this one gaining more traction a little quicker than the others. The Falcon & Winter Soldier are getting a team-up series for the service, with Malcolm Spellman (Empire) on board to write the series. This makes it the only Marvel streaming series to have a writer attached.
Additionally, it’s also being reported that the previously announced Scarlet Witch series will co-star Paul Bettany’s Vision, and be more about the couple themselves, than just Wanda Maximoff.
In addition to the shocking cancellation of Iron Fist, Deadline has revealed that Netflix has officially also cancelled Luke Cage as it continues its purge of content. The report is indicating that Marvel and Netflix have grown apart in recent weeks, citing creative differences in the direction of the future of each series.
With enough fan outcry, it’s possible that Iron Fist and Luke Cage could return in some fashion, perhaps merged into a Heroes for Hire series, which could work well for the characters. As it stands now, Daredevil Season 3 launched this past Friday, with a third season of Jessica Jones, and a second season of The Punisher both on the way. It’s possible that those may be the last we see of Marvel on Netflix.
Just a few short days before the release of Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3, it’s been reported by Deadline that Netflix has cancelled Marvel’s Iron Fist, and will not be renewing it for a third season. However, it’s been added that Marvel’s Iron Fist could find a new home on the upcoming Disney streaming service. Additionally, Finn Jones’ portrayal of Danny Rand will still continue through the other Netflix Marvel shows, as well. So, keep your fingers crossed on that Heroes for Hire, or Daughters of the Dragon crossover.
“Marvel’s Iron Fist will not return for a third season on Netflix. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is proud of the series and grateful for all of the hard work from our incredible cast, crew and showrunners. We’re thankful to the fans who have watched these two seasons, and for the partnership we’ve shared on this series. While the series on Netflix has ended, the immortal Iron Fist will live on.”
Disney has revealed the first incredible teaser trailer for its upcoming live-action adaptation of Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes). The first trailer gives very little in the way of footage, but we get our first look at Mena Massoud (Jack Ryan) as Aladdin, as well as the Cave of Wonders, which now appears to be lion rather than a tiger.
Aladdin also stars Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) as Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express) as Jafar, and Navid Negahban (Homeland) as the Sultan.
Disney has revealed the first official teaser poster for the upcoming live-action Aladdin adaptation, giving us a tease of Will Smith’s genie and the iconic lamp. Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott star alongside Will Smith as Aladdin and Jasmine, respectively, with the film releasing in 2019.
It’s possible that we could see a full trailer, soon, with Disney have plenty of upcoming films they could attach it to, including Ralph Breaks The Internet, and Mary Poppins Returns. Hit the jump to check out the poster in full.
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Jon Favreau has confirmed that his live-action Star Wars series, officially titled The Mandalorian, has gone into production. To celebrate, he revealed the first photo from the series, seen above.
In addition, he also revealed the list of directors for the series, and it’s quite impressive. Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) will be directing the first episode. Additional episodes will be directed by Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok), making for quite the eclectic cast of all-star directors. The Mandalorian will debut in late 2019.