Analog EP55: Anime Smash Brothers

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The gang is back from a brief hiatus with a full rundown on E3, plus tons of other news! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Trailers for Halloween, and Spider-Man. A metric ton of DC Entertainment news, and even some shit that’s just plain fucking goOoOod on this week’s 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!

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Star Wars Story Spin-Off Films Now On Hold

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Thanks to the terrible showing at the box office that Solo: A Star Wars Story has had, Collider is reporting that the other spin-off films in the Star Wars universe have been put on hold at Lucasfilm. This includes previously announced films for Obi Wan Kenobi from director Stephen Daldry, as well as the Boba Fett film from James Mangold.

The Saga films, including Star Wars: Episode IX, and the new trilogy from director Rian Johnson will continue to move forward.

Roald Dahl’s Classic The Witches Getting Rebooted

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Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book, Beware The Witches, has already received a star-studded film adaptation starring Anjelica Huston in 1990. But, it seems Hollywood has grand ideas for a reboot, as Robert Zemeckis is now tapped to write and direct a new adaptation of the book, according to Variety.

Additionally, award-winning directors Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) and Guillermo Del Toro (The Shape of Water) are both set as producers on the film. No release date is set, but hopefully we hear more, soon.

First Look at Gal Gadot’s New Costume in Wonder Woman 1984

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Warner Bros. is on a mission with Wonder Woman 1984. They know they have something special here, and they’re determined to make sure you know it. After releasing the first official stills last week, they’ve now officially released a first look at Gal Gadot’s breathtaking new costume as Wonder Woman.

The new costume is vibrant, and bright. Representing quite the shift for the upcoming film, and the slate of DC Entertainment films in the pipeline. Hit the jump to check out the picture in full.

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New Aquaman Logo Revealed

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Aquaman director, James Wan, took to Twitter this afternoon to reveal an all-new logo for his upcoming DC Entertainment adaptation, and it’s quite a bit different from DC’s usual fare with brightness and crystal being the star here. Additionally, he revealed that we’ll see the first trailer for the film at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, starting on July 19th.

Aquaman will be joined at SDCC by Wonder Woman 1984, and Shazam! – both films are due out next year, so expect Warner Bros. to have a big showing in Hall H this year. Aquaman hits theaters on December 21st.

BadCast – Syndrome

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Bovi and Andy return to celebrate the release of The Incredibles 2 after a long, 14-year wait, by chatting about the family’s nemesis: Syndrome!

The guys chat about his origins, as well as in depth details on Syndrome’s diabolical plan to both restore, and destroy the world of superheroes, not to mention all his crazy tech! Be sure to check out the links below to listen, and rate & review on iTunes!

iTunes: http://apple.co/2nMrX1R
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First Look at Aquaman Unveiled

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Entertainment Weekly has revealed a few new looks at this December’s Aquaman from DC Entertainment, and it looks fantastic. One of the many new stills reveals Aquaman nemesis, Black Manta (shown above), and you can hit the jump to see several more stills from the film, as well as two new covers.

The Aquaman cast includes Jason Momoa (Justice League) as the titular King of Atlantis, with Amber Heard as his wife Mera, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry, Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Ludi Lin as Murk, Patrick Wilson as King Orm/Ocean Master, Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman as Atlanna.

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First Surprise Trailer for Dumbo Released

Disney has released a bit of a surprise, with the first teaser trailer for Dumbo. The trailer is quite the surprise with no hype surrounding it, but that’s sure to change, now. The visuals are incredible, and it looks as if director Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland) was able to get past his own shadow to create something new, here.

Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Nico Parker Rooney, Douglas Reith, Joseph Gatt and Alan Arkin, Dumbo is set to hit theaters on March 29th, 2019.

Geoff Johns Stepping Down as DC Entertainment CCO

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Geoff Johns has announced that he has stepped down from the role of Chief Creative Officer with DC Entertainment, and beginning immediately, the role will be assumed by Jim Lee. Don’t take the news too harshly, though – as Johns has announced the formation of Mad Ghost Productions and an exclusive writing and producing contract with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment to create content across films, television and comic books, based on current DC properties.

In addition to the announcement Johns revealed that the first collaborative project between the two companies will be Green Lantern Corps, which he is officially writing and producing under the new banner.

Tika Sumpter Confirmed for Sonic The Hedgehog

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Against all odds, the cast of Paramount’s live-action Sonic The Hedgehog is filling out its cast, with the announcement of its female lead. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tika Sumpter (Ride Along) is joining James Marsden (Westworld) in the live-action/CGI hybrid flick.

Sonic the Hedgehog is directed by Academy Award winning director Jeff Fowler, and produced by Neal H. Moritz, and Tim Miller. Sonic The Hedgehog hits theaters on November 15th, 2019.

First Trailer for Halloween Now Online

The first trailer for Blumhouse’s Halloween revival is now online. The new film is not technically a reboot, but a sequel to John Carpenter’s first classic film, ignoring all other sequels. The story picks up 40 years after the first film, with Michael Myers making his escape from a mental hospital after a bus crash. He returns to finish Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode, but after years of preparation, she’s ready to kill the masked murderer.

Halloween hits theaters on October 19th, and should make for quite a good holiday film.

First How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Trailer

DreamWorks Animation has revealed the first official trailer the epic conclusion to the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, titled How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The sequel sees our heroes discover and entirely new world of hidden dragons, a new threat to their existence, and even a girlfriend for Toothless, the last Night Fury.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World hits theaters on March 1st, 2019.

First Trailer for The Girl in the Spider’s Web Released

MGM and Columbia Pictures has released the first official trailer for Fede Alvarez’ adaptation of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. The film acts as a follow-up to David Fincher’s critically acclaimed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, so it has some mighty large shoes to fill.

In addition, newcomer Claire Foy (The Crown) has some large shoes to fill, as well, following star-making turns from both Noomi Rapace and Rooney Mara as lead character Lisbeth Salander. We’ll find out how they do when the film hits theaters this November.

Analog EP54: Leave It In The Butt

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The guys are back with a huge Pre-E3 episode this week, covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Trailers for Bumblebee, Wreck-It-Ralph 2, and Lego Movie 2! A ton of DC Universe speculation, and our predictions for E3 2018! 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!

iTunes: http://apple.co/2nMrX1R
Stitcher: http://bit.ly/analogstitcher

Full Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Trailer Online

Sony Pictures Animation has shared the first full trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and it is an absolute thing of beauty, with incredible animation and visual styles at work. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) are producing with Bob Persichetti on directing duties.

Shameik Moore(The Get Down, Dope) voices Miles Morales in the film, and he is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingping, Mahershala Ali Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry Miles’ father Jefferson,  Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hits theaters on December 14th.