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episode 475: The Mandalorian Is So Groundbreaking, Y: The Last Man, The Suicide Squad, Avengers: Endgame & Swamp Thing

On the April 18 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Y: The Last Man, The Suicide Squad, The Mandalorian, Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars, Disney+, and Swamp Thing.

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Opening Banter:


In The News:

  • HT: Disney Scraps Fox’s ‘Mouse Guard’ Two Weeks Before Production Begins
  • Ben: Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Fox Purchase Was All About Building Disney+ Content
  • HT: How ‘The Mandalorian’ Uses New Technology That Blends Physical Sets With CGI, According to Giancarlo Esposito
  • HT: ‘Knights of the Old Republic’ Project In Development, Kathleen Kennedy Confirms
  • Ben: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Spoilers Have Leaked, and the Russo Brothers Want You to Avoid Then
  • HT: ‘Y: The Last Man’ Loses Both Showrunners But Still Moves Forward at FX
  • Ben: John Cena in Talks to Suit Up For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’
  • HT: ‘Swamp Thing’ Shuts Down Early as One Cast Member Suggests a Troubled Production
    • Also Exclusive: The DC Universe Streaming Service is Not in Danger, Even as ‘Swamp Thing’ Ends Production Early
    • ‘Swamp Thing’ TV Series Teaser Rises Up for DC Universe

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