Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo will executive produce a docuseries on the Marvel and DC rivalry for Quibi.
On Wednesday morning, Quibi announced it has greenlit a new documentary series titled Slugfest that centers on the rise of comic book publishers Marvel and DC. Executive produced by Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo, the Marvel-DC docuseries will chronicle the early days of the comic book publishers and explore how competition with each other fueled their creativity. The series will also examine the cultural impact of Marvel and DC’s rivalry in addition to offering little-known behind-the-scenes stories from both publishers.
The series is based on the 2017 book titled Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC by Reed Tucker. In addition to enlisting the Avengers: Endgame directors as executive producers, the Marvel-DC docuseries has tapped Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce to direct while AGBT CEO Todd Makurath, Peter Rieveschl, Nick Gilhool, and Jen Casey will serve as producers.
Quibi is a mobile-only streaming service scheduled to launch on April 6, 2020, in the U.S. at a cost of $4.99 per month for ad-supported viewing or $7.99 for ad-free viewing. Original series’ for Quibi will available exclusively on mobile devices, with episodes running no longer than 10 minutes.
Here is the official synopsis for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.
Avengers: Endgame is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.
Source: The Wrap
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe