Geekville Radio #258

Seth and Train return to talk the news, COVID-19 delaying feature films, and debate Hawkeye vs. Green Arrow.

2:30 Sam Raimi Directing Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Sam Raimi finally confirmed he was helping make the second Doctor Strange film. This marks the first time a director of a pre-MCU film has returned to helm a proper MCU entry.

11:00 Dana White Forming UFC Island

Dana White, the matchmaker for UFC, has secured the use of a private island to conduct UFC events. This means UFC has literally become like a fighting game or 80s action movies where martial artists from around the world converge on a private island to fight.

15:00 Mandalorian Season Two Casting

Michael Biehn has signed to appear in Season Two of The Mandalorian, with Ming-Na Wen set to return. Who Biehn will play, and how Wen’s allegedly dead character will be brought back, have not been disclosed.

22:30 Final Fantasy VII Remake Released

We speculated a while back on how a Final Fantasy VII remake would be handled. Could a remake of such a classic game be good enough to satisfy the hardcore fans? The answer seems to be a resounding yes

27:20 Mort Drucker Passes Away

Longtime Mad Magazine artist Mort Drucker passed away this week at the age of 91. Even if you didn’t recognize the name, chances are you’ve seen some of his work at some point.

30:45 COVID-19 Causes Massive Feature Film Delays


  • Fast & Furious 9 From April 2020 to April 2021
  • Minions: The Rise Of Gru – July 2020 to July 2021
  • Trolls World Tour – Will go to On-Demand
  • Candyman – to September 2020 (probably better since it’s around Halloween)

MGM/United Artists

  • No Time To Die – November 25th 2020


  • New Mutants – From April 3 to unknown (funny given the history of delays)
  • Antlers (Searchlight) – April 17th to unknown
  • Artemis Fowl – From May 29th to Disney+
  • Jungle Cruise – From July 24, 2020, to July 30, 2021
  • Mulan – 7/24/20
  • Black Widow – 11/6/20
  • Eternals – 2/12/21
  • Shang-Chi – 5/7/21
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse Of Madness – 11/5/21
  • Thor: Love And Thunder – 2/18/22
  • Black Panther 2 remains on 5/8/22
  • Captain Marvel 2 – 7/8/22
  • Indiana Jones 5 – 7/29/22


  • Quiet Place II – September 4, 2020
  • The Lovebirds – No date given
  • Blue Story – March 20 to unknown
  • Spongebob – May 22 to July 31st


  • Spiral (saw spinoff) – May 15th to unknown
  • Antebellum – From April 24th to Unknown

Warner Bros

  • Wonder Woman 1984 – From June 4 to August 14th
  • Top Gun: Maverick – June 24th to December 23rd
  • Scoob! – From May 15th to unknown
  • Malignant (James Wan) from August 14th to unknown


  • Greyhound (Tom Hanks WWII films) – June 2020 to unknown
  • Morbius – From July 31st 2020 to March 19 2021
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife – To March 5, 2021
  • Uncharted – From March 5, 2021 to October 8, 2021
  • Untitled Sony Marvel Film – Presumably Spider-Man 3 from October 2021 to unknown

54:00 Hawkeye vs. Green Arrow

Like the previous fantasy battle, Captain America vs. Batman, Seth and Train discuss what would happen if the best archers in their respective companies actually threw down. As before, Seth makes the case for marvel with Hawkeye, while Train does so for DC’s Green Arrow. Of course, they can’t discuss this without bringing up the MCU and Arrowverse counterparts.