Daily Podcast: The Batman Casting, Bob Iger's Marvel & Star Wars Revelations, Micronauts & Will Smith Finally Breaks Bad

On the September 24, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including The Batman casting, Bob Iger's Marvel and Star Wars revelations, Star Wars Force Friday, a Micronauts movie, and Will Smith finally breaks bad.

Opening Banter: Water Cooler episode tomorrow.In The News:

  • Ben: 'The Batman': Jeffrey Wright in Talks to Play Commissioner Gordon
  • Ben: 'The Batman': Jonah Hill in Talks to Join Robert Pattinson and Jeffrey Wright in the Cast
  • Brad: Disney Almost Bought Marvel Studios Before 2009, But Executives Thought It Would "Tarnish" the Brand
  • Ben: Bob Iger Tells the Story of How George Lucas Got Edged Out of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
  • Brad: New 'Star Wars' Merchandise Will Be Revealed This Thursday Before Next Week's Triple Force Friday 
  • Ben: 'Micronauts' Movie Finds Director in 'How to Train Your Dragon's Dean DeBlois
  • Brad: Will Smith to Play the Infamous Crime Boss Nicky Barnes in 'The Council' at Netflix 
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