It’s a sad day indeed for The Batman fans, as Ben Affleck drops out to be the director. What’s it mean for the DCEU? Listen to us speculate on that and a whole lot more, including the 25th Anniversary of Image Comics; on this newest episode of Towelite Talk!

Show Notes:


Geekly News

  • Stranger things Jim Hopper speech at SAG
  • Friday the 13th starts filming in March
  • Avatar starts shooting in August
  • Peter Capaldi will do one last season as Doctor Who. Is it time for a female? Ben Whishaw (Q) favorited?
  • Oceans 8 reveals first picture
    • Sandra Bullock (Debbie Ocean)
    • Cate Blanchett (Lou)
    • Rihanna (Nine Ball)
    • Sarah Paulson (Tammu)
    • Anne Hathaway (Daphne Kluger)
    • Helena Benham Carter (Rose)
    • Mindy Kaling (Amita)
    • Awkwafina (Constance)
  • Star Trek Discovery production FINALLY BEGINS. New video shows off sets, computer designs and captains chair.
  • Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary – 7 remake key art, 12: the zodiac age remastered July 11th.
  • Square Enix and Marvel game partnership
  • Image Day 25th anniversary 2/1


Star Wars

  • Han solo film starts production – titled Red Cup
  • New lego sets revealed including bounty hunters and vader transformation
  • Pablo Hidalgo revealed that another title for TFA was ‘Shadow of the Empire’


  • Cloak and Dagger cast
    • Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph
    • ABC family


  • Aquaman finds its villain Black Manta in The Get Down star Yahya Abdul-Mateen
  • Nicole Kidman up for possible role
  • Teri Hatcher joins Supergirl
  • Battfleck steps down as director of The Batman
    • Kevin Smith called out from fans to direct
    • Rumors ABOUND of if he will stay on to star


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