Don’t expect Supergirl’s Gotham easter egg to lead to Batman’s arrival on the show. A Luke Cage star is circling Alita: Battle Angel. Doctor Strange shows off its humorous side in new footage. The first set pictures from Punisher filming are here. Plus, new looks at Moana and Channel Zero. To me, my Spoilers!
Schmoes Know has a new report on the “villains” of the film—in quotes, because the report discusses how the film will have three primary antagonists for Peter Parker: actual villains The Vulture and Shocker, and then a third “villain’”that is “a non-superpowered character who butts head with Peter in his everyday life.”
While that’s not necessarily an actually villainous role, the character is potentially someone who begins dating Aunt May in the film that Peter doesn’t approve of (in the comics, she’s currently married to J. Jonah Jameson Sr., the father of the infamous Daily Bugle editor), leading to an antagonistic relationship a little different to the ones he faces while in his spider-spandex.
The report concludes with a tease that a major character from the Spider-Man mythos is introduced in the film, and will have larger roles in future Spidey movies—but their identity is currently unknown, so start your guesses now.
Chloe Grace Moretz has joined the cast of the remake of the Italian horror classic. [Variety]
Alita: Battle Angel
Luke Cage star Mahershala Ali is in talks to join the cast as Vector, a shady character “who runs and fixes matches in a gladiator-style combat game called Motorball.” [THR]
Meg LeFauve will direct the Disney feature alongside Tangled’s Nathan Greno. [THR]
Transformers: The Last Knight
ET caught up with Josh Duhamel about filming the movie:
The cloak of levitation gets... touchy in a new TV spot:
And here’s another, featuring a few more jokes:
Here’s a very short and ominous TV spot for the film’s western release:
There are a few tiny seconds of new footage in this latest TV spot:
Executive producer Ali Adler brushes off the idea that the recent Gotham mention in the show’s trailers is a hint for the Dark Knight showing up on the series in the near future:
I feel like we have our hands full with the crossover we’re shooting right now. I think people will be satisfied with how much crossover they’re getting this season. We have this beautiful history with DC, and I like that we get to borrow from this amazing, wonderful canon that we have.
Agents of SHIELD
Here’s a synopsis for episode four, “Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire”:
As Ghost Rider’s quest for vengeance brings him into an explosive confrontation with S.H.I.E.L.D., Coulson and Mack must rely on an unlikely ally in their time of desperate need; and Daisy reunites with a familiar face to stop the Watchdogs.
New set pictures featuring Jon Bernthal indicating that production has already begun on the series have hit the web.
Star Wars: Rebels
TIE pilots are assholes in a new clip from “The Antilles Extraction.”
Finally, here’s a new TV spot for the show.
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.