Rian Johnson Directing Star Wars: Episode VIII, Ant-Man, Hulk, and Justice League Rumors, Sonic the Hedgehog

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GeekScholars Movie News is absolutely filled with interesting discussion this week, as the hosts tackle topics in a variety of impending film projects. First, the crew weighs in on Rian Johnson (Looper) being tapped to direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, and overseeing writing on Star Wars: Episode IX.  Hit the jump to hear what exciting rumors are discussed in the show as well. 

From there, the GeekScholars host a segment of ‘Never Tell Me the Odds’, where they debate current film-related rumors including: the antagonist in Ant-Man, a Hulk standalone film, Stormtroopers appearing in the next Star Wars trilogy, Jason Mamoa playing Aquaman, and whether or not Matt Damon will return for Bourne 5. 

This week’s show concludes with a conversation regarding the recently announced Sonic the Hedgehog movie, based off the popular Sega character, and what the hosts hope to see in the film.