The Rock Confirms SHAZAM, First Look at ANT-MAN, and No More Origin Stories for Marvel!
By Ben Mekler on August 19, 2014
Who’s ready for a super-powered, action-packed installment of Nerdist News?! You are, jabronis!
On today’s episode, Jessica Chobot‘s breaking down the long-awaited confirmation that The Rock will take a role in DC’s Shazam, the first official photo from the set of Ant-Man, and Marvel‘s shocking (but very smart) news that they will no longer make origin stories! A superhero movie without a drawn-out expository section where they gain and learn to harness their powers? Is that even possible?!
Enjoy today’s show, come back for another heapin’ helping tomorrow, and let us know in the comments below if you’re onboard the “no more origin stories” train.
Want even more Nerdist News goodness? Check out Malik’s new episode of Nerdist: Play and see what happened to Jessica in the Catacombs of Paris during the As Above/ So Below interview!