PODCAST 107 Comic Book Closing!! Marvel and DC
Man On Mars In 7 Years: The Sun says Elon Musk hopes to put a man on Mars in seven years. He says rides to Mars will eventually cost $1 million on his Space X rocklets. Currently a ride on Elon's rocket costs $62 million.
During the show we stop The Comic Outpost and talk them about closing down!!!
Toy Company Creates Lego Figure Of Ukrainian President Zelensky: The NY Post says a Chicago toy company recently raised money for victims of the Ukraine war by creating a Volodymyr Zelensky Lego figure. Citizen Brick sold the miniature Zelenskys for $100 each before they quickly sold out. The company also sold tiny toy Molotov cocktails featuring the blue and yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag. They raised $16,540 for Ukraine relief.
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe tells Insider magazine that he is open to playing Spider-Man. "Like everything, if it was cool and weird and different and had something that I really loved about it, then absolutely, I would do that. The one I would be a natural fit for has now been done by three very good actors. Tom Holland is incredible and no one could ever replace him, so I'll let that one go.”
Kristen Dunst tells We Got This Covered that she wants to star in another Spider-Man movie. “You know I’d join that multiverse! I feel like I’m the only one that hasn’t joined it. I’m like, ‘please put me in. Put me in the lineup.’ I need to pay for my house and kids.” She played Tobey Maguire's love interest, Mary Jane, in his Spider-Man films
Deadline Hollywood says "The Batman" is going to start streaming on HBO Max on April 19th.
Entertainment Tonight says Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, aka Daryl, recently suffered a concussion on the set of the show. His spokesperson says, “Norman suffered a concussion on set. He is recovering well and will return to work soon. Thank you to everyone for their concern.'' Norman is going to miss several upcoming appearances at fan conventions
Courteney Cox tells Variety magazine that starring in the fifth Scream movie and in her new TV series "Shining Vale" has made her popular again. "I left the hotel and there’s paparazzi and I was signing all these pictures of old things I’ve done. How much could they get for those things? I mean, a picture of me in ‘Masters of the Universe?’ It’s got to be worth about $10. But nevertheless, I thought, ‘Oh, wow. How did I get popular again?’ ”
Giant Freakin Robot says Jack Black is returning to the Kung Fu Panda franchise.He will be starring as Po in a new Netflix series titled ''Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight.'' Netflix made the announcement yesterday on National Panda Day. The new series will follow Jack as he goes on a food eating tour of China
Tom Cruise tells the Indian Express Newspaper that he turned down the chance to be Iron Man before Robert Downey Jr. ''They (Marvel Studios) came to me at a certain point and, when I do something, I wanna do it right. If I commit to something, it has to be done in a way that I know it’s gonna be something special. And as it was lining up, it just didn’t feel to me like it was gonna work. I need to be able to make decisions and make the film as great as it can be, and it just didn’t go down that road that way.”
WGN News says 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is coming out with his own beer. It's called Broken Skull American Lager. The beer has an alcohol by volume of 4.8%. It's the second beer Austin has released.
Pop Culture magazine says the 1980s hit movie ''Sixteen Candles'' is being turned into a new TV series on Peacock. It will be titled ''15 Candles''. The show's synopsis reads: "Te half-hour series will follow four young Latinas starting high school as they overcome their feelings of invisibility while exploring what it means to leave childhood behind through the lens of the traditional female coming-of-age rite: the quinceañera.”
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Disney Charging $20,000-A-Night For Hotel Rooms: The NY Post says Disney is struggling to book guests in their new Star Wars hotel. The Galactic Starcruiser Hotel has 100 rooms. The hotel is never sold out because rooms rent for $5,000 a night while suites rent for $20,000 a night. People are refusing to pay the high rates and are also upset with Disney because their food and drink prices are outrageous. They are charging $23 for specialty drinks and $13 for regular beer
Uproxx says a fire broke out on the London set of Snow White yesterday. A source tells the website, “A set made up of a lot of wood, and trees etc was currently being built in the Richard Attenborough stage. Rumor is a piece of set has caught alight and spread across the rest of the set. Some crew in the studio were shaken but evacuated without injury.”