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Dec 6, 2021

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Producer of the show Agent Lauren, Agent Michelle, Consultant Chris, and Director SP discuss the Disney+ Hawkeye episode “Echoes.” The Team debriefs you on National Special Education Day, Zahn McCarnon’s excellent portrayal of Maya’s father William, Lauren’s explanation of the importance of the Deaf Community, speculate on Maya’s reaction to find out Clint is Ronin, speculate on who Maya’s uncle is, all the favorite trick arrows used, how SP cringed at the loss of the Charger, when SP will volunteer to walk Lucky the Pizza Dog, SP’s Hallmark Holiday movie checklist, Michelle’s CW Arrow flashbacks, and the fantastic action scene and car chase. They also discuss the top Marvel news stories of the week including Colbie Smulders return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney+ cutting two pre-MCU Marvel films from its streaming lineup, and when Kathryn Hahn learned of her Disney+ series title. Stay tuned after the credits for a few minutes of Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bonus audio.


• Hawkeye S1E3 “Echoes”
• Weekly Marvel News
o Cobie Smulders To Reprise Maria Hill Role in Marvel Series ‘Secret Invasion’
o Disney+ Cuts Two Pre-MCU Marvel Films From Its Lineup
o WandaVision's Kathryn Hahn Learned Her Agatha Harkness Spinoff's Title When It Was Announced


• Hawkeye “Echoes” premiered on Disney+ on Wednesday December 1st, 2021.

S1E3 “Echoes”

Directed By: Bert & Bertie
8 directing credits starting in 2006

8 directing credits starting in 2006

Writer: Katrina Mathewson
7 writing credits starting in 2010

Writer: Tanner Bean (Writing Partners)
7 writing credits starting in 2010

Showrunner: Jonathan Igla

Hawkeye Main Cast
• Jeremy Renner ... Clint Barton / Hawkeye
o 28 Weeks Later
o The Hurt Locker
o Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
o The Bourne Legacy
o Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
o Arrival
o Mayor of Kingstown (TV Series)
• Hailee Steinfeld ... Kate Bishop
o Pitch Perfect 2
o Pitch Perfect 3
o Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
o Charlie's Angels (2019)
o Arcane (TV Series)
o Dickinson (TV Series)
o Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 (filming)
• Vera Farmiga ... Eleanor Bishop
o The Manchurian Candidate
o Source Code
o Bates Motel (TV Series)
o Godzilla: King of the Monsters
• Tony Dalton ... Jack Duquesne
o Sense8 (TV Series)
o Better Call Saul (TV Series)
• Alaqua Cox ... Maya Lopez
o First IMDB credit … seriously. First credit
• Fra Fee ... Kazi
o Cinderella (2021)
• Aleks Paunovic ... Ivan
o Boxing Stuntman on Battlestar Galactica
o 5 x Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
o 1 episode roles:
 Flash Gordon: A Modern Space Opera (TV Series)
 Bionic Woman (TV Series)
 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
 Sanctuary (TV Series)
 Human Target (TV Series)
 Caprica (TV Series)
 Smallville (TV Series) - 2 episodes
 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
 Psych (TV Series) - 3 episodes
 The 100 (TV Series) - 4 episodes
 Arrow (TV Series) - 2 episodes
o Riverworld (TV Movie)
o Mortal Kombat: Legacy (TV Series short)
o 6 x Continuum (TV Series)
o Kindergarten Cop 2
o War for the Planet of the Apes
o 9 x Snowpiercer (TV Series)
• Piotr Adamczyk ... Tomas
o Popular Polish actor with 87 credits starting in 1996
o Will also be in season 3 of the Apple TV+ hit For All Mankind
• Linda Cardellini ... Laura Barton
o Boy Meets World (TV Series) in 1998/1999
o Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) in 1999/2000
o Legally Blonde
o Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
o Brokeback Mountain
o 126 x ER (TV Series)
o 1 x Person of Interest (TV Series)
o 9 x Mad Men (TV Series)
o Gravity Falls (TV Series)
o 5 x Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
• Ava Russo ... Lila Barton
o Only acting credit is Lila in Avengers Endgame/Hawkeye
• Ben Sakamoto ... Cooper Barton
o Only acting credits as Cooper in Age Of Ultron/Endgame/Hawkeye
• Cade Woodward ... Nathaniel Barton
o A Quiet Place
o Avengers: Endgame/Hawkeye
• Simon Callow … Armand III
o Amadeus
o 1 x Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
o Four Weddings and a Funeral
o 2 x Doctor Who (TV Series)’
o 5 x Outlander (TV Series)’
o 8 x The Witcher (TV Series)
• Clayton English ... Grills
o 1 x Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
• Carlos Navarro ... Enrique
o 1 x Prison Break (TV Series)
o 1 x Charlie's Angels (TV Series) 2011
o 9 x The Walking Dead (TV Series)
• Ivan Mbakop ... Detective Caudle
o Nothing SP is familiar with
• Tinashe Kajese ... Dee
o The Suicide Squad
• Adetinpo Thomas ... Wendy
o 8 x Black Lightning (TV Series)
• Robert Walker Branchaud ... Orville (as Robert Walker-Branchaud)
o American Horror Story (TV Series)
o 4 x Stranger Things (TV Series)
o Deepwater Horizon
o 2 x The Walking Dead (TV Series)
o 2 x Black Lightning (TV Series)
• Adelle Drahos ... Missy
o 2 x MacGyver (TV Series)
• Ashley Ames ... Eleanor's Assistant
o Nothing SP is familiar with
• Monisha Shiva ... Mother
o Nothing SP is familiar with
• Rhys Bhatia ... Child
o Nothing SP is familiar with
• Candy McLellan ... Samurai
o Nothing SP is familiar with
• Jolt the Golden Retriever… Lucky the Pizza Dog
• Zahn McClarnon ... William Lopez
o 9 x Fargo
o 29 x Longmire
o 6 x Westworld
o 4 x Reservation Dogs

NEWS [37:43]


Eternals premiered domestically in the theaters on November 5th, 2021.
Eternals is scheduled to release on Disney+ on Wednesday January 12th, 2022

Hawkeye is scheduled to premiere on November 24th, 2021.
There will be 6 episodes
The first release date will have two episodes. 

Spider-Man: No Way Home is scheduled to premiere on December 17th, 2021.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (May 6, 2022)

Ms Marvel is supposed to premiere late in 2021 on Disney+ but no date has been announced.
Ms. Marvel introduces Kamala Khan--a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City. An aspiring artist, an avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, she is a huge fan of the Avengers—and one in particular, Captain Marvel. But Kamala has always struggled to find her place in the world—that is, until she gets super powers like the heroes she’s always looked up to
The series was confirmed on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 2021 (Summer 2022)
Series synopsis:

Thor: Love and Thunder (July 8, 2022)

Moon Knight is supposed to premiere late in 2022 on Disney+
2022 Confirmed During Disney+ Day 12 Nov 2021
Series Synopsis Released: 

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Nov. 11, 2022)

She-Hulk is supposed to premiere late in 2022 on Disney+
It was confirmed the series was coming in 2022 on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 2021. 

Secret Invasion is in development for release on Disney+
No date has been announced.
Series confirmed during Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21 

Ironheart is in development for release on Disney+
No date has been announced.
Series confirmed on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21

Armor Wars is in development for release on Disney+ but no date has been announced. 

Echo is in development for release on Disney+
Confirmed on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21 but no release/premiere date given 

Agatha: House of Harkness
Announced/Confirmed on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 2021

An untitled Wakanda series is in development for release on Disney+ but no date has been announced. 

X-Men ‘97 (2023)
Written by Executive Producer Beau DeMayo.
Announced Disney+ Day (12 Nov 2021)

The Marvels (Feb. 17, 2023)

Marvel Zombies
Animated series announced on Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21
No date given

Also, we know there will be a Loki season two at some point.

What If…? Season 2
Confirmed during Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21
No premiere date indicated

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (July 28, 2023)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (May 5th, 2023)
Fantastic Four  (???)

I Am Groot is in development for release on Disney+
No date has been announced.
Previous mentioned as a holiday special
Series confirmed during Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21 as a series of shorts watching Groot grow up

Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special
Confirmed during Disney+ Day 12 Nov 21
Different from I Am Groot

Spider-Man: Freshman Year
Announced during Disney+ Day 12 Nov 2021
No premiere date given

Untitled (February 16th, 2024)

Untitled (May 3rd, 2024)

Untitled (July 26th, 2024)

Untitled (November 8th, 2024)

List of MCU films in production without premiere dates
Fantastic Four
Deadpool 3
Avengers-Level Team up to end the phase (not confirmed in development)
Could be linked to Russo Brothers story from last week
Captain America Sequel
Possible X-Men

Projects that have NOT been announced yet
Young Avengers


Hawkeye Director Clears Up Exactly When the Show Fits in the MCU Timeline
Hawkeye series director Rhys Thomas clarifies exactly when the Disney+ show fits into the post-Blip Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline.
Rhys Thomas, who directed multiple episodes of Marvel's Hawkeye series (including the first two), has clarified when, exactly, the Disney+ show fits into the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline.
Despite fan speculation that Hawkeye takes place in 2025 (two years after the present-day in Avengers: Endgame), Thomas has confirmed the show unfolds in the MCU's version of 2024. "For a period of time, we were going to set it two years out - which would make it 2025 - hence me messing with your minds about the timeline. But it’s [one] year out [from Endgame]," tweeted Thomas.
Hawkeye set photos leaked well ahead of the series' debut showed Clint Barton, Kate Bishop, and Lucky/Pizza Dog in New York City's Chinatown district outside a store with a sign in its window reading "Happy New Year 2025," as well as text referring to it as a Snake Year on the Chinese Zodiac. (The next Snake Year is, indeed, 2025.) However, it wasn't until Hawkeye's marketing campaign confirmed the show takes place right before Christmas that fans had all the pieces they needed to conclude the show picks up in December 2024 and not the early part of 2025.
While the series' main storyline plays out in the post-Blip MCU, Hawkeye's first episode opened with a flashback to a key moment from The Avengers (2012) -- which, in terms of the MCU's timeline, takes place over a decade before the show's present-day. "We wanted to figure out a pivotal moment that made sense for Kate to enter the MCU, especially through her eyes," said producer Trinh Tran when asked why the series' creatives decided to link Kate's backstory with Earth's Mightiest Heroes (Clint included) this way.
Between Clint trying to retire as Hawkeye and Kate aspiring to fight crime herself, the first two episodes of Hawkeye suggest the show may well serve as the swan song for Jeremy Renner's run playing the former in the MCU. Renner, who has jokingly referred to himself as being a "grandpa" of the franchise, is understandably keeping his cards close to the chest for the time being and simply claiming he has "no idea" what the future holds for Clint in the MCU beyond the series' final episode.

Cobie Smulders To Reprise Maria Hill Role in Marvel Series ‘Secret Invasion’
EXCLUSIVE: Cobie Smulders is set to reunite with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury on Marvel’s Secret Invasion, reprising her her MCU role of Maria Hill.
The Disney+ crossover comic event showcases a faction of shape-shifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years. A rep for Marvel declined comment.
Secret Invasion also stars Ben Mendelsohn — reprising his role as Skrull Talos — Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Christopher McDonald and Killian Scott.
Smulders has reprised the role in several Marvel pics including Spider-Man: Far From Home, Captain America: Civil War and every Avengers film. She recently received strong reviews for her portrayal of Ann Coulter in American Crime Story: Impeachment.

Robin Sparkles-Let's Go To The Mall'

WandaVision's Kathryn Hahn Learned Her Agatha Harkness Spinoff's Title When It Was Announced
Kathryn Hahn reveals that she discovered the name of her WandaVision spinoff series, Agatha: House of Harkness, when it was announced to the public.
Kathryn Hahn discovered the name of her WandaVision spinoff series, Agatha: House of Harkness, when it was announced to the public.
In an interview on The Drew Barrymore Show, Hahn discussed her excitement for reprising her role as Agatha Harkness in the upcoming series and the secrecy involved in working on a Marvel project. "I mean I didn't even know the title of the show until it was released to the public, they keep it so tight," she explained.
Hahn also touched on why the role of Agatha appeals to her and why she wants to continue the character's story arc. "There is something that does feel so badass to be playing like, you know, we think of a witch, and you think of, immediately, you think of a woman who is loud, who is mysterious, who is dangerous because she's complicated and she's misunderstood," she said. "And all that stuff is a real turn-on to me as a performer in terms of digging into this person a little bit more. [I'm] very excited."
Hahn played coy when asked about the potential for the series to introduce Mephisto, who was heavily rumored to be pulling the strings in WandaVision. "I have no idea," she said. "That was like a big thing during WandaVision, but I have no– who knows. I mean, I think right now, like anything, like Marvel, I mean who knows?"
Agatha appeared in WandaVision as a powerful witch who used dark magic in an attempt to steal Wanda Maximoff's abilities. She initially hid behind the persona of Agnes, the nosy neighbor of Westview who always found a way to inject herself into Wanda and Vision's family life. After she was defeated, the series concluded with Agatha being trapped as her character in Westview.
Hahn's performance was praised by critics and fans, with the actor being nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series. "Agatha All Along", the song from WandaVision that revealed Agatha as the antagonist, won an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics and recently received a Grammy nod.
Plot details about Agatha: House of Harkness are currently unknown, with the title and the return of Hahn being the only pieces of information about the series. A WandaVision spinoff show centered on Agatha was announced back in October, with the official title reveal coming as a part of Disney+ Day the following month.

Disney+ Cuts Two Pre-MCU Marvel Films From Its Lineup
Two classic Fox Marvel films are no longer available to stream on Disney+, and the reason why isn't totally clear.
Disney+ subscribers looking to watch either 2005's Fantastic Four or 2007's Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer will have to look elsewhere, as the two films have seemingly been removed from the platform.
At this time, it's not totally clear why the two movie left Disney+ on Dec. 1. Josh Trank's maligned Fantastic Four reboot is still available on the platform, alongside the two animated series based on Marvel's First Family. However, rights issues for streaming can be complicated, so it's possible Fantastic Four and Rise of the Silver Surfer will eventually end up back on Disney+. Both removed films are also still available to stream on Peacock.
Directed by Tim Story, 2005's Fantastic Four was the first live-action film based on the titular superheroes to receive an official release. The movie starred Ioan Gruffudd as Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic, Jessica Alba as Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, Chris Evans as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Michael Chiklis as Ben Grimm/Thing and Julian McMahon as Victor Von Doom. Fantastic Four proved a moderate success at the box office, earning $333.5 million against a budget of between $87.5 and $100 million. However, the movie did not fare well with critics, and its score on Rotten Tomatoes currently sits at 27 percent.
Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer were both distributed by 20th Century Fox and come from an era when Disney and Marvel Studios did not own the rights to the characters. However, in 2019, Disney bought 21st Century Fox, thus giving Marvel Studios the rights to the Fantastic Four. Soon after, Marvel Studios announced work on a Marvel Cinematic Universe Fantastic Four film, which Spider-Man trilogy director Jon Watts will helm. There is no casting information for that film at this time.
Created by comics legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the Fantastic Four first appeared in a 1961 self-titled series. Over the years, the team has had a number of different members. The core Fantastic Four, though, has generally consisted of Mister Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch and Thing. At the start of their adventures, the four get their powers after being exposed to cosmic rays during a mission into outer space.

OUTRO [44:47]

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