Star Wars, DC, Star Trek, Marvel news and more. All the pop culture you can handle is front-loaded in this action packed episode of The Rusted Robot Podcast.
Marvel News: the rights for the Punisher and Jessica Jones have reverted from Netflix back to Marvel. Perhaps we will see these characters show up in an upcoming television or film in the MCU. We have a brief rundown of the latest episodes of WandaVision, and we take a look at the new trailer for Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
DC News: Zack Snyder’s cut of Justice League will be on HBO Max as of March 18th. Michael Keaton’s ’89 Batman will continue his story in some upcoming DC comics. And, Sasha Calle has been cast as Supergirl in the soon to be seen Flash movie starring Ezra Miller.
Star Trek News: Production has begun on season 2 of Star Trek: Picard! We also have a brief break down on all the production details for the 6 upcoming seasons of the Star Trek universe shows!
Reboots, Remakes and Sequels! The Running Man is getting a new film from Edgar Wright. The new film will be an attempt at a more faithful adaptation of Stephen King’s book than the original 1987 film. Adam Wingard will be directing a sequel to 1997’s Face/Off. No word or details on cast or plot or release date. Train to Busan, the 2016 Korean zombie movie is also getting an Americanized version for an English audience. And the CW is rebooting The 4400.
Trailers: We discuss the new trailer for Justice League. We play and discuss the trailer for Falcon and Winter Soldier. We have a rousing discussion and we play the trailer for the newest Mortal Kombat. And finally, our weekly retro trailer is 1990’s Total Recall.
Also in this episode, we chat about the controversy surrounding Gina Carano of The Mandalorian, and Buffy creator Joss Whedon’s bad behaviour. The show is wrapped up with a brief talk about the recent Mars mission.
What did we watch recently? This week we talk about Agents of Shield season 7, WandaVision, Young Rock, The Equalizer, Resident Alien, Challenger: The Final Flight, Woman in Motion, and The Map of Tiny Perfect Things.
Larry Flynt and Rush Limbaugh are our celebrity deaths.
This week’s podcast promos: Dr Geeks Lab, Earth Station One