Episode 26 - SCUD the Disposable Assassin

Let’s take a turn towards the weird. Last week’s episode was weird because it was the 1980s, this week’s property takes things up several notches. Listen as an absolutely thrilled James and a befuddled Yaw talk about the comic book masterpiece SCUD the Disposable Assassin. 

Find out more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scud:_The_Disposable_Assassin
Get official with SCUD here: http://www.scud.com/

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Episode 25 - Silverhawks

The 1980s were a weird and magical time it seems. The Development Slate Guys have had a blast talking about properties from this era. This week James and Yaw talk about the cartoon, Silverhawks, much to the delight of James who can now confirm that this show actually existed!

Find out more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SilverHawks
The Intro is also something to behold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyukifAmPNo

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Episode 24 - Gremlins

How can one film bring so much joy and lead to so many questions? Listen as James and Yaw have an interesting discussion about an all-time classic. Listen as the Dev Slate guys talk about Gremlins.

Find out more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gremlins

A site on Gremlins theories? Yes, there are plenty, but here is one: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Headscratchers/Gremlins

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Episode 23 - Outland

Take one part western, one part sci-fi and one part Sean Connery and you have one of the more pleasantly surprising properties that the Development Slate guys have covered. Listen as James and Yaw talk about the 1981 film Outland.

Find out more about this Sean Connery classic here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outland_(film)

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Episode 22 - The Last of Us

The Dev Slate guys showcase their passion for future dystopias as they talk about the Naughty Dog title The Last of Us. Listen as James and Yaw get lost and go to dark places in this horror video game franchise.

Learn more about James’ fav game from the past decade: http://www.thelastofus.playstation.com/index.html

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Episode 21 - Afro Samurai

We’re out here looking for revenge. Today James and Yaw are on a journey to develop the outstanding Afro Samurai for the big screen. This is a project that the Dev Slate crew really got into (to put it lightly).

Learn more about Takashi Okazaki’s masterpiece: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afro_Samurai
Check out Gareth Evan’s samurai short film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdrwseAC9Jw

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Episode 20 - The Phantom w/Thomas Pound

Is he the stuff of legends? A demon in the shadows? A ghost? He’s more than that… He’s The Phantom. We’ve waited 20 episodes to do this one and we did not come alone. Writer Thomas Pound is a guest of the Development Slate Podcast and he talks about how he would reboot one of his favourite comic book properties.

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Episode 19 - Hancock

Surly, disrespectful, helpful to a fault (literally)... is he a superhero? One thing we know for sure is that he is Hancock. James questions why they should even explore doing this 2008 Action-Comedy, but Yaw is quite excited. Tune in and find out what direction each took and what got Yaw so excited.

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Episode 18 - We Stand on Guard

Happy Canada Day Mother Canuckers! This week in the Development Slate Podcast, James and Yaw have a special episode planned for Canada’s Birthday. Get ready to learn about the great battle of 2112 between Canada and the United States as they examine the Brian K. Vaughn sleeper hit comic “We Stand on Guard”.

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Episode 17 - 48 Hours

They didn’t need two days to break down this classic. This wasn’t just another development project, but a teaching moment for James. Take a listen as James and Yaw re-imagine another Eddie Murphy classic, 48 Hours.

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Episode 16 - Archer

This week the Dev Slate guys got deep into one of their favourite cartoons (phrasing?) and enjoyed every moment of it (c’mon!!!). Based on an Adam Reed interview, James and Yaw enter the Danger Zone and reimagine the hit TV Show Archer as a live-action movie.

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Episode 15 - Quantum Leap

Oh boy! This week James and Yaw had a little bit of trouble with this time travelling television show. How will they crack this one? Listen as the Dev Slate guys tackle Quantum Leap. 

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Episode 14 - inFAMOUS

Wrong or right? Good or Bad? Pop Tarts or Toaster Strudel? In life we are faced with tough choices (except with Pop Tarts… they are far superior) and today we are talking about an IP that that is based on moral dilemmas. To be or not to be inFAMOUS, that is the question. Today James and Yaw talk about how to bring the video game franchise to life.

To learn more about the game: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infamous_(video_game)

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Episode 13 - Highlander

There can only be one. 

No, we are not talking about the hosts of the podcast (though sometimes…). That is the epic tagline from the cult classic Highlander. Today James and Yaw reimagine how this 80s fantasy gem can exist today.

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omOZyLmNMJs

There can be only one? No, there can be two ways to learn about today’s property: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highlander_(film)

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Episode 12 - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!

When they attacked we ran, we fought back, we… doubled over in laughter! This week James and Yaw cover the hilarious cult classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. This underrated gem is a must watch for everyone.

Want to learn more about the horrors of tomato attacks?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txfdGlxEsG8

Knowledge is the best way to arm yourself in case of a second attack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_of_the_Killer_Tomatoes

Episode 11 - Gargoyles

You spoke, we listened. By request we are developing an absolute gem of a franchise (yeah, we’re kind of surprised we haven’t done this either). Today James and Yaw take on the classic 90s cartoon Gargoyles. 

Thanks to Eric Houstoun for the request on Facebook. 

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gargoyles_(TV_series)

Episode 10 - Bitch Planet w/Stephanie Cooke and Diana McCallum

Ten weeks in and still going strong. This week, James and Yaw welcome their first ever guests, Stephanie Cooke (@hellocookie) and Diana McCallum (@WordsOfDiana) ! James and Yaw kick back as Stephanie and Diana get to pitching bitches! This week, let’s all take a trip to Bitch Planet.

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitch_Planet

Still non-compliant? http://bitchplanet.tumblr.com/

Episode 9 - Hack/Slash

They may not always agree, but the one thing James and Yaw can agree on is that they have not done many comic book adaptations (which surprises them both). 

It’s going to be a bloody good time as the guys from the Development Slate take on the comic Hack/Slash next.

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uHMJMQbVuE

Want to learn more about Cass and Vlad? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hack/Slash

Episode 8 - Legend of Zelda

Sometimes it’s not about what James wants, it’s about the challenge. This week the guys of the Development Slate Podcast tackle an epic property. James and Yaw (against the recommendation of James) take you on a trip to Hyrule and adapt the legendary Nintendo property, the Legend of Zelda.

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfg6RfClZJg

More about Link and the greatest video game of all time? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Zelda:_Ocarina_of_Time

Episode 7 - Zorro

The man, the myth, the fox. Today James and Yaw talk about bringing legendary character Zorro to the screen in an episode that has the guys in two completely different worlds. How will this work out for them? How come they’re so different? Wait… how many Zorro films have there been?

Follow these links to learn more about today’s IP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzrhTLNorF0

More Zorro facts? Get those here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zorro