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The Screen Rant editorial team is back with episode ninety-seven of the Screen Rant Underground podcast.

Join host Ben Kendrick fellow SR editors Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw as we review Marc Forster’s World War Z, discuss Star Wars: Episode 7 casting details, new Amazing Spider-Man 2 rumors, and Marvel Studios movie updates including Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers 2.

Screen Rant Underground is available on the iTunes Music StoreStitcher Radio, or the Windows Phone Marketplace but if you’re not near your home computer, check out our ninety-seventh episode in the player below.

Also, Screen Rant Underground is an EXPLICIT podcast. We don’t go out of our way to say controversial things or use explicit language but it does happen – so use discretion when playing the podcast at work and around young, or sensitive, ears.

Screen Rant Underground: Episode 97 – World War Z

We review Marc Forster’s World War Z, discuss Star Wars: Episode 7 casting details, new Amazing Spider-Man 2 rumors, and Marvel Studios movie updates including Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers 2.

[0:00] News:  Robert Downey Jr. Signs With Marvel For The Avengers 2 & 3No ‘Avengers’ in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’; ‘Captain America 2′ Has Major Phase 2 Role‘Amazing Spider-Man 3′ Gets 2016 Release Date, ‘Amazing Spider-Man 4′ in 2018‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′: Mary Jane Won’t Appear Until ‘Amazing Spider-Man 3′, and ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ New Character Details Revealed?.

[58:42] Rants and Raves: The Wire, The Purge, Maniac, Norm Macdonald Live, In Bed with Joan, as well as Freaks and Geeks.

[1:28:40] Review: World War Z (read our full World War Z review).

[1:52:12] World War Z SPOILERS conversation (join our World War Z spoilers discussion and read about the original World War Z ending).

[2:15:43] Twitter Handles and Contact Information.

Hosts: Ben Kendrick, Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw.

Next Week’s Review: White House Down

Last Week’s Official Box Office Battle Reader Winner (Man of Steel opening): Sal reports that Chris A had a perfect score of 15 along with nailing the tiebreaker.

Opening in theaters this week (Wide):

  • The Heat – 3,000+
  • White House Down – 3,000+

Opening this Week in Theaters (Limited):

  • N/A

Use the comment section below to continue our various discussions by weighing in with your own thoughts – or just to let us know what you think of the show.

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We release one episode a week every Monday and while host Ben Kendrick as well as Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw are standard fare on the podcast, we’ve lined-up plenty of guests for future episodes.

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