DC’s Suicide Squad Casting, Doctor Doom Origin Changes, and an Aunt May Spin-Off Film for Spider-Man?

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with the ambitious casting Warner Brothers is trying to achieve with Suicide Squad, a Batman spin-off film focused on selected members of the rogue’s gallery. Specifically, the GeekScholars talk about the high-profiled stars the studio wants to play The Joker, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and Rick Flag. Hit play above to listen, or more to find what other fun topics we covered on the show.

After that, it’s a round of Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down where the hosts weigh in on recent rumors and headlines making the rounds including:

  • The updated Doctor Doom origin for The Fantastic Four
  • The romances plotted into X-Men: Apocalypse
  • A potential Spider-Man spin-off focused on young Aunt May
  • and more!