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Jan 23, 2023

Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Michelle, Agent Chris, and Producer of the show Director SP discuss and review the 1992 Marvel Entertainment Group X-Men The Animated Series season five Disney+ reordered episodes S5E1 and S5E2 “Phalanx Covenant Part 1” and “Phalanx Covenant Part 2.” The Agents also discuss the weekly Marvel Studio news including an Ant-Man And The Wasp Quantumania Update, Jeremy Renner's Snowplowing Accident, Artificial Art Creation And Use. Stay tuned after the credits for a few minutes of Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bonus audio you won’t hear anywhere else.

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

Marvel Entertainment’s X-Men The Animated Series As Shown On Disney+
Discuss the 1992 X-Men Animated Series season 5
S4E1 “Phalanx Covenant Part 1”
S4E2 “Phalanx Covenant Part 2”

X-MEN THE ANIMATED SERIES S5E1 AND S5E2 [4:23]

PREVIOUSLY ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. … [4:29]

X-Men The Animated Series Season 5 Episodes 1 and 2 Premiered on “Fox Kids”

(Episode Order As Shown On Disney+, Premiere Dates As Shown On Fox)
S4E1 “Phalanx Covenant Part 1” Saturday, September 7, 1996
S4E2 “Phalanx Part 2” Saturday, September 7, 1996

MARVEL STUDIOS WEEKLY NEWS [35:11]

MCU – MARVEL STUDIOS

Bill Murray's Mystery Character Fulfills a Crucial Role in Ant-Man 3
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania director promises an epic: 'I don't want to be the palate cleanser anymore'
https://ew.com/movies/antman-and-the-wasp-quantumania-director-peyton-reed-jonathan-majors-interview/
https://www.cbr.com/bill-murray-ant-man-3-character-crucial-role-quantumania/
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania director Peyton Reed says that Bill Murray's enigmatic character from the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film will be a vital part of it.
Reed, speaking to Entertainment Weekly, said that Murray will play someone from Janet van Dyne's past and that the role is crucial, although he didn't reveal the character's name. The director also noted that a wider theme of Quantumania is the secrets that families sometimes keep from one another.

Ant-Man 3's Kang Is the 'Most Powerful Force in the Multiverse'
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania director promises an epic: 'I don't want to be the palate cleanser anymore'
https://ew.com/movies/antman-and-the-wasp-quantumania-director-peyton-reed-jonathan-majors-interview/
https://www.cbr.com/ant-man-3-kang-most-powerful-force-multiverse
Peyton Reed, director of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, has dished on bringing the powerful villain Kang the Conqueror to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Reed discussed Kang's place in the pantheon of Marvel's greatest villains and how he approached adapting the classic foe to the big screen. "In the comics, Kang has dominion over time, he's a time traveler," Reed said. "His situation is a little bit different in this movie, which I won't spoil for you, but he's someone who, [while] we live very linear lives, from childhood to death, Kang doesn't exist that way. It struck me as interesting to take the tiniest Avengers -- in some people's minds maybe the least powerful Avengers -- and put them up against the most powerful force in the multiverse."

The Marvels Official Synopsis:
https://twitter.com/CaptMarvelNews/status/1604653891144097792
Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. But unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Jersey City super-fan, Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel, and Carol’s estranged niece Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team-up and learn to work in concert to save the universe as 'The Marvels.'

Jeremy Renner Announces He's Now Recovering at Home
https://www.cbr.com/jeremy-renner-recovering-home-snowplow-accident/
Marvel Cinematic Universe actor Jeremy Renner says he's returned home to continue recovering from the injuries he suffered during a serious snowplow accident on Jan 1.
Renner provided a promising update for fans on the progress of his recovery. Moreover, he even managed to sneak in a plug for his TV series Mayor of Kingstown, tweeting that he's watching Season 2 with his family. Despite suffering what he calls "brain fog" following the tragic incident, Renner revealed his excitement about being back in familiar confines. The tweet was met with considerable support from his followers and fellow industry players who offered their best wishes, many of whom were bracing themselves for the worst in the immediate aftermath of the accident.

Disney+ Reveals Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's Actual Release Date After Rumors
https://comicbook.com/movies/news/black-panther-wakanda-forever-disney-plus-release-date-revealed/
Days after it was rumored Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was hitting Disney+ on January 20th, the service itself has confirmed that's not the case. Instead of debuting on the stream later this month, the critically acclaimed Ryan Coogler sequel will debut on the service on February 1st.

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania | New Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WfTEZJnv_8
(Includes MODOK)

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania | Home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF5q3BIgv7g

Fantastic Four: Adam Driver Eyed by Marvel Studios for Lead Role (Rumor)
https://thedirect.com/article/fantastic-four-adam-driver-marvel-studios-casting
Marvel Studios is eyeing Adam Driver for Reed Richards in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot, if a new rumor is to be believed.
The rumor comes via The Direct, with the outlet claiming that sources close to Fantastic Four named Driver as Marvel Studios' "top casting choice" to play Richards. Marvel Studios is yet to publicly comment on Driver's supposed "front-runner" status for the role, which means this rumor should be taken with a grain of salt for now.

Ant-Man 3 Producer Teases Civil War-Level Consequences
https://thedirect.com/article/ant-man-3-captain-america-civil-war-comparison
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania's impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be felt through the remainder of The Multiverse Saga.
Per The Direct, Marvel Studios VP of Production & Development Stephen Broussard has stated that the events of Quantumania will be as important to the MCU as the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Sokovia Accords. "We talk about movies like Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in which you saw the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. and it felt like the entirety of the MCU turned on that," he explained. "Captain America: Civil War was another film where you saw heroes divided and in camps and battle lines being drawn—it really felt like the future of the MCU was going to be defined by the action of that film. We really liked the idea of making this Ant-Man film as important and integral to the MCU going forward."

‘Captain America: New World Order’: Xosha Roquemore  Lands Key Role In New Marvel Pic Starring Anthony Mackie
https://deadline.com/2023/01/captain-america-new-world-order-xosha-roquemore-anthony-mackie-1235228061/
Rising star Xosha Roquemore is the latest to join the ensemble of Marvel’s Captain America: New World Order starring Anthony Mackie. Tim Blake Nelson, Harrison Ford, Danny Ramirez, Carl Lumbly and Shira Haas are also on board. Julius Onah will direct the pic with Falcon and the Winter Soldier showrunner Malcolm Spellman writing the script along with Dalan Musson. Mackie returns to reprise his role as Sam Wilson but instead of playing his alter-ego Falcon he has been tapped as the new Captain America following the series finale of Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Not much else is known regarding the project and Roquemore’s new role is also being kept under wraps. The film is set to bow on May 3, 2024

DISNEY+

Charlie Cox: “If the ‘Daredevil’ reboot doesn’t hit the spot, then that might be it”
https://www.nme.com/features/tv-interviews/charlie-cox-daredevil-treason-netflix-interview-3369586
https://www.cbr.com/charlie-cox-daredevil-fans-tv-ma-reboot-done-that/
Daredevil: Born Again star Charlie Cox has warned fans that the upcoming Disney+ series may not be rated TV-MA, despite reports suggesting otherwise.
Speaking with NME, Cox admitted that he agreed with fans who believe The Man Without Fear "works best when he’s geared towards a slightly more mature audience," going on to state that his "instinct is that on Disney+ it will be dark but it probably won’t be as gory." Cox is aware that some Marvel fans may be disappointed to hear that the tone of Born Again won't be exactly the same as the Netflix series, but that he is excited to try something new with the character. "I would say to those people, we’ve done that," he said. "Let’s take the things that really worked, but can we broaden? Can we appeal to a slightly younger audience without losing what we’ve learned about what works?"
Ummmm No. Just No. Go home Finn. You’re Drunk.

Iron Fist Star Wants to Return as Danny Rand and ‘Prove Everyone Wrong
https://www.cbr.com/iron-fist-finn-jones-danny-rand/
Finn Jones, who starred on the Netflix Marvel series Iron Fist, wants another chance at playing the character.
During an interview on Geekscape, the topic of Charlie Cox reprising his role as Matt Murdock from Daredevil was brought up and Jones was asked if he'd also want to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Iron Fist. "I'd love another chance," he said. "I care about Danny Rand deeply, I believe in that character, I think there's a lot of work to be done. There's something about the underdog, y'know? I love the underdog narrative. I love the ability to prove someone wrong, and I want to prove all those motherfuckers wrong. I know I have it in me and I know I can give the Danny Rand performance that fans want and that is possible."

Charlie Cox puts strong case forward for She-Hulk’s Tatiana Maslany to return in new Daredevil series – and has high hopes for more Marvel crossovers
https://metro.co.uk/2022/12/23/daredevil-charlie-cox-wants-she-hulks-tatiana-maslany-in-new-series-17989179/
https://www.cbr.com/daredevil-born-again-charlie-cox-excited-mcu-crossovers/
Ahead of the release of his upcoming series, Daredevil: Born Again, Charlie Cox hopes to see more MCU crossovers following the Daredevil franchise's shift from Netflix to Disney+.

Speaking with Metro, Cox revealed his desire for more Marvel crossovers, saying the move to Disney+ potentially opens up more opportunities for characters from different MCU shows to interact. Though he hasn't heard anything concrete yet, Cox remains optimistic that superheroes from various films and shows will cross paths in future MCU series. "I don't know anything. I haven't read anything from any scripts," Cox said. "So I don't know. I have no idea. But the only thing that's fun going forward for the Daredevil show is that of course when we were on Netflix, we didn't have the opportunity to really have the crossovers other than the characters that we knew we had in that Netflix Marvel world."

COMIC BOOK NEWS (GENERAL)

The Comics Industry Takes a Collective Stance Against AI Art Usage
https://www.cbr.com/comics-industry-collective-stance-ai-artificial-intelligence-art-usage/

OUTRO AND BONUS AUDIO [54:04]

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the Agents discuss the Marvel Entertainment X-Men the Animated Series Season 5 episodes 3 and 4 as shown on Disney+. You can usually listen in live when we record Saturday Mornings at 10:00 AM Eastern Time at on YouTube or Twitch. Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

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