Merge 104.8 | 23 June 2020
The Avengers are coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The next generation of consoles will arrive later this year and those who buy Marvel’s Avengers on PS4 and Xbox One will also receive a free copy on PS5 and Xbox Series X if they upgrade their consoles. The game will also allow PS4 and PS5 owners to play together, and the same for those on Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run has been delayed to the start of next year and will appear online only. This will be the third SpongeBob SquarePants movie and was one of the major releases this summer, but due to the Coronavirus pandemic production has been delayed. It will be the first movie in the franchise to be completely 3D animated, rather than using 2D animation.
Michael Keaton is reportedly in talks to return as Batman starting with the upcoming The Flash and Batgirl movies, the first of which will introduce the multiverse to the DC film universe. The last time he played the Dark Knight was in 1992 for Batman Returns. The upcoming Flash movie will find him continuing the saga after Batman Returns 30 years on.