Analog EP49: Infinity War And Other Things

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The gang is back! We’re ready and raring to go in the final episode before 50, but damn this is a hell of an episode! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

The guys finally talk about Infinity War, trailers for Venom, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Teen Titans, plus some fun news! But holy crap, Infinity War! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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First Full Venom Trailer Debuts!

Sony Pictures have debuted the first full trailer for Venom, and it is one hell of a ride! The trailer gives us all new footage, shots of Venom’s trademark tendrils, and confirmation of the symbiote anti-hero himself through a horrifyingly fantastic transformation sequence.

You can watch the trailer above, and hit the jump to check out the newest poster for the film, as well. Venom hits theaters October 5th.

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Woody Harrelson Rumored for Carnage Role

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According to Bleeding Cool, it seems as if we’re going to be seeing the insane red symbiote, Carnage, in the live-action Venom film, as well. There have been several rumors swirling in regards to casting for Cletus Kasady, but it would seem that Woody Harrelson has signed on to the play role that he was arguably born for.

If you can’t tell, I’m excited about this casting, as the actor has always seemed suited for the role of the murderous alien. There has been no official confirmation as of yet, but if rumors are true, we should be hearing something soon.

First Teaser Trailer for Tom Hardy’s Venom

Sony Pictures has shared the first teaser trailer for Venom, starring Tom Hardy. The trailer gives us our first proper look at Hardy’s interpretation of Eddie Brock, as well as his attempt at a New York accent, but it doesn’t give us much in the way of Venom himself.

We get a shot of the symbiote, in the hands of what appears to be a corporate guy, played by Riz Ahmed (Star Wars: Rogue One), insinuating he’s not Carnage after all. As well as our first look at 4x Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams (Marilyn, Blue Valentine) in her mystery role, as well. There’s a lot of mystery surrounding this film, but hopefully it gets cleared up in the months to come.

Analog EP41: The HamMurderer

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The gang’s all here as Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back for another episode of Analog, totally not sponsored by McDonald’s! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

The State of Star Wars! Super Bowl trailers! Some actual video game news & more on this week’s McEpisode of Analog! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Analog EP40: Shazamler Shrinkydinkery

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Josh and Theo are back, with a splash of Fauxvi and a cherry for garnish! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

The first trailers for Mute, and Ant-Man and the Wasp! Shazam! Venom! A bunch of awesome DC Entertainment news & more on this week’s Analog! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Venom to Come to Life Through Motion Capture

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Motion capture pioneer, Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes, Lord of the Rings) has spilled the beans that Tom Hardy will be bringing Venom to life through the use of motion capture technology, marking a coup for the technology’s usage.

“The time has come that people understand that performance capture is a technology, not a genre of acting,” Serkis said. “Acting is acting, and the more actors – like Steve Zahn… and Karin Konoval who plays Maurice in ‘War For The Planet of the Apes’ – the more A-list actors that come on board, like Mark Rylance playing ‘The BFG,’ or a lot of actors in the new Marvel films… Tom Hardy is playing a new character using performance capture. It all points up ‘what is the nature of acting?’ and there is no difference between acting wearing a costume and make up, or wearing a motion capture suit. That’s plain and simple, it just needs awarding bodies to understand that.”

Scott Haze Joins Venom in Mystery Role

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Actor Scott Haze (Only the Brave) has joined the cast of Venom in a mystery role, rumored to be Kletus Kasady, aka Carnage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Earlier, it was believed that Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) was cast in the film as the villain, but his role is said to be something else entirely, now.

Venom is set for release on October 5, 2018, and also stars Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate and Tom Hardy as the fan-favorite antihero.

Michelle Williams Joins Venom

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Variety is reporting that Academy Award-winning actress, Michelle Williams (Shutter Island, Oz The Great and Powerful) is set to join the cast of Venom, opposite Tom Hardy in the lead role. Williams is set to play a district attorney in the film, and most likely Hardy’s love interest in the film, as well.

Ruben Fleischer is directing Venom, with a script by Scott Rosenberg (Jumanji) and Jeff Pinkner (The Dark Tower). Venom is set to release on October 5th, 2018.

Is Riz Ahmed Carnage?

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The Tracking Board is reporting that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Riz Ahmed is in final talks to star alongside Tom Hardy in the upcoming Venom film in a mystery role along with Matt Smith, Pedro Pascal and Mathias Schoenarts. While the role is a mystery, several outlets are reporting that he’s playing Cletus Kasady, aka Carnage, the rumored villain of the film.

Carnage is the spawn of Venom, and a crazed psychopathic symbiote hell-bent on death and destruction with its host. Carnage’s red color comes from its intensely close blood bond between the symbiote and Kasady after it entered his blood-stream.

Sony’s Marvel Universe Could Be Bigger Than We Thought

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It would appear that Sony has more plans for their “Marvel Universe” than we initially thought. JoBlo is reporting that Carnage is rumored to be the primary villain the Tom Hardy-starring Venom film. It’s also rumored that both Kraven the Hunter, and Mysterio, will be getting their own standalone films in the new universe.

Those new characters join a character cast of Venom, Black Cat, and Silver Sable already confirmed as part of Sony’s world.

Analog EP12: Love & Spider-Verse

Josh and Theo are back talking about a mix of video game news, and Marvel & DC’s film universes! Covering the latest news and views on the coolest pop culture has to offer!

Far Cry 5, Justice League, the Sony Spider-Verse, and more fill out the first regular Wednesday release of Analog! Check out the links below to listen, and please Subscribe and Rate & Review us on iTunes!

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Silver & Black Rumored Plot

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So, while the title for Silver & Black was just recently confirmed, we apparently have some plot details for the mysterious film, as well. Take this with a grain of salt, of course, but S&B seems like it could be a fairly fun techno-thriller romp through a strange universe with familiar characters. many of them, quite surprising. Splash Report is reporting on a source close to production that has a load of great details on the film:

Here are some details about the story: Seven years after Mendel Stromm (a.k.a. Robot Master) and his two henchmen (The Scorpion and The Tarantula) killed her father, Silver Sable is hired by the government to find Felicia Hardy. The Black Cat, a master hacker and thief, has apparently stolen valuable secret information. She’s hiding in the lawless and dangerous triple frontier area between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.

Once there, Sable ask her old contact Dmitri Smerdyakov (a.k.a. The Chameleon) to locate her. But it seems, the government are not the only ones looking for the Black Cat. It seems Felicia had made a deal Stromm to save her father from a Russian prison and she’s been genetically enhanced. Now, the mad scientist wants his prized experiment back because his financier (cough Norman Osborn cough) wants a return on his investment.

Also in the story: Dominic Fortune, Jessica Drew (Spider-Woman), Roxxon Oil, Sergei Kravinoff (Kraven the Hunter), Lonnie Lincoln (Tombstone) and Charles Standish.

Silver & Black Confirmed – Finds Director

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The same day that Sony announced their improbable Venom spin-off film, they also announced another spin-off, as well: Black Cat & Silver Sable, which is now officially titled Silver & Black. No cast is attached, nor are there plot details, but we do have a director, now. Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of The Secret Life of Bees, is set to direct the film, with an undisclosed release date.

Given the timing and the quickness at which these projects seem to be moving along, expect casting announcements sooner, rather than later, for both Black Cat’s Felicia Hardy, and Silver Sable.

EP11: Analog the Hedgehog

Josh and Theo talk about their Hedgehog doppelgangers, and a ton of comic television. Covering the latest news and views on the coolest pop culture has to offer!

Venom casting, Netflix announcements, the future of Sega, and more in this shortened Sunday release of Analog! Special Announcement: Beginning this Wednesday with a special Injustice 2 episode, Analog will be releasing every Wednesday! Check out the links below to listen, and please Subscribe and Rate & Review us on iTunes!