There’s even more teasery footage from Ant-Man and The Wasp and Halloween. Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb offers teases about the future of Defenders, the return of Iron Fist, and John Ridley’s ultra-secretive Marvel TV project. Plus, Peter Jackson is back to denying any involvement with the new Lord of the Rings show. Spoilers, go!
Deadshot and Harley will likely #Skwad again in Suicide Squad 2. Image: Warner Bros.
Suicide Squad 2
Gotham and 12 Monkeys actor Todd Stashwick has confirmed he is writing the script for the sequel alongside director Gavin O’Connor and David Bar Katz. [via Batman News]
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Entertainment Weekly has exclusive audio of Michael Giacchino’s all-new, all-different theme song for Fallen Kingdom, titled “This Title Makes Me Jurassic”.
Ant-Man & The Wasp
Hope christens The Ghost, Scott plays the drums, and Tim Heidecker makes a cameo in the latest TV spot.
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) June 7, 2018
Laurie sings the same, made-up song she did in the original before blowing the head off a dummy in a second teaser for this morning’s trailer.
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) June 7, 2018
…and here’s another, featuring more badarse Laurie Strode.
— #HalloweenMovie (@halloweenmovie) June 7, 2018
Lord of the Rings
In the wake of recent conflicting international reports about Jackson’s involvement in the upcoming Amazon series, Digital Spy has a statement from Jackson’s publicity team expressly denying that the director has any involvement with the show.
Good news! Netflix has already renewed Castlevania for a third season. [Digital Spy]
The Defenders/New Warriors/Iron Fist/John Ridley’s MCU Project
During a recent Reddit AMA, Jeph Loeb offered terse and cryptic updates on four upcoming Marvel projects. Regarding a second season of The Defenders, Loeb stated one is “not in the plans right now, but you never know” and that Marvel is “working on” finding a home for New Warriors. He also promised Iron Fist fans will be “very happy with Season 2 coming this year”, and as for John Ridley’s mystery project, Loeb was only able to state it’s “Soooo CLASSIFIED“.
Finally, Greg Berlanti has signed a $US300 million ($395 million) contract extending his pact with Warner Bros. to the year 2024. [TV Line]
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