The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #177 (Remembering Sonny Chiba & More)

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts are sans guests, but they are here to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including honoring the passing of actor and martial arts legend Sonny Chiba, first reactions to Marvel's Shang-Chi, the impact of Marvel's What If...? episode with Chadwick Boseman, and our weekly trailer roundup, featuring Eternals, Star Wars: Visions, and Foundation.

: Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, Phillip Kelly, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: N/A

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11:52 - (Variety) Sonny Chiba, Martial Arts Legend and KILL BILL Actor, Dies at 82 of COVID Complications
23:36 - (GamesRadar+, Variety)The first SHANG-CHI reactions are in – and the movie is "integral" to the MCU’s future/SHANG-CHI Star Simu Liu Thinks His Marvel Movie Is ‘Truly Going to Change the World’
34:10 - (CBR, Den of Geek UK) Marvel's Ironheart Set to Debut in BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER/Marvel’s WHAT IF…? – Inside That Beautiful Chadwick Boseman Episode
50:55 - (THR) TRAILER ROUND-UP: New ETERNALS Trailer Teases Epic Battle STAR WARS: VISIONS Drops First Eye-Popping Trailer for Disney+ Anthology Anime Series FOUNDATION Trailer - First Full Look at Apple TV+’s Sci-Fi Epic


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