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‘Batman Unburied’: Winston Duke, Hasan Minhaj to Lead Spotify Cannes Lions Panel

Spotify is bringing Winston Duke and Hasan Minhaj to Cannes next week for a panel conversation about Spotify and Warner Bros./DC’s podcast Batman Unburied. During the event, which takes place June 22 at the audio giant’s Spotify Beach headquarters on the Croisette, Duke and Minhaj will be joined by Peter Girardi, Warner Bros. Animation’s evp alternative programming. The conversation will be moderated by Dawn Ostroff, Spotify’s chief content and advertising business officer.More from The Hollywood Reporter'Awards Chatter' Podcast -- Bill Simmons ('Music Box')Spotify to Reduce Hiring Growth by 25 Percent, CEO Daniel Ek SaysWhy Wall Street Has Been Hesitant About Spotify Next week’s panel...
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‘Batman Unburied’: Star Winston Duke, Creator David S. Goyer on Reinventing Caped Crusader’s Origin Story

Click here to read the full article. What if Bruce Wayne wasn’t an orphan — would there still be a Batman? And how would the superhero be different if Wayne were a Black man, instead of the rich white scion of one of Gotham’s elite families? Variety recently spoke with Winston Duke, star of “Batman Unburied,” the original podcast drama from DC/Warner Bros. exclusively on Spotify, and series creator and executive producer David S. Goyer about reimagining one of comic-dom’s most famous characters. “I really had no idea what to expect in terms of the reception of it,” Goyer says. “It exceeded...
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Winston Duke on missing Chadwick Boseman in ‘Black Panther 2’

Actor Winston Duke joins TODAY to talk about taking on the iconic role of Bruce Wayne in Spotify’s new podcast, “Batman Unburied.” He also talks about “Black Panther 2" and what filming has been like since the death of actor Chadwick Boseman. “It’s a gaping hole that you feel every day,” he says. New episodes of "Batman Unburied" premiere Tuesdays exclusively on Spotify.May 13, 2022.
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Batman Unburied Starring Winston Duke Beats Joe Rogan on Spotify Podcast Charts Worldwide

Given the massive reach of Joe Rogan's podcast The Joe Rogan Experience, and the fact that so much of the industry is driven by subscriptions (which means success breeds success), it's a rarity when anything knocks him out of the top spot on the charts. It happened this week, and maybe we shouldn't be surprised. If there's anything that's routinely proven to be a crowd-please, it's Batman. And that's exactly what knocked Rogan off his usual perch: Batman Unburied, a new, scripted podcast starring Black Panther's Winston Duke as the Dark Knight and Gina Rodriguez as Barbara Gordon.
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Batman Unburied Starring Black Panther's Winston Duke As Bruce Wayne Get A Release Date

Batman Unburied has a release date for Winston Duke's debut as Bruce Wayne. Spotify is bringing The Caped Crusader to the platform on May 3rd. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the David S. Goyer-written show. The tech giant is billing Batman Unburied as the "largest simultaneous launch" to date. It's easy to see why Spotify would bet big on The Dark Knight. It's a good time to be Bruce Wayne right now as the DC Comics hero is coming off a successful stint in theaters with The Batman. Warner Bros. realized there were other avenues to be addressed and partnered with WebToon and Spotify to get the Waynes onto platforms that had been under-utilized.
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Winston Duke Portrays a Forgetful Bruce Wayne in BATMAN UNBURIED Trailer

This year Robert Pattinson brought a new Dark Knight to the big screen. Now Winston Duke is bringing a new take on Batman to your podcast library. The Black Panther and Us star is voicing Bruce Wayne in Spotify’s upcoming original audio series Batman Unburied. There’s always room for more Batman stories. And the Batman Unburied trailer promises a different kind of tale about the masked vigilante. At a time when Gotham needs him most, the famed superhero can’t remember his alter ego. But he can remember he works for his father at his dad’s hospital.
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Black Panther Star Winston Duke Has Great Reaction To The Book of Boba Fett

The Book of Boba Fett released its fourth episode on Disney+ earlier this week, and it's been a hot topic on social media. There's plenty to discuss when it comes to the newest Star Wars series ranging from its exciting cameos and character reveals to speculation about the future. Many fans have been tweeting about The Book of Boba Fett, including Black Panther star, Winston Duke (M'Baku). The actor took to the social media site yesterday to point out some similarities between his Marvel character and Boba Fett, who is played by Temuera Morrison.
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Winston Duke Will Play a More Significant Role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has got to be the most intriguing Marvel Cinematic Universe film right now simply because of its mysterious nature and as it stands, still very little is known about the project. If you've been in the know regarding the latest theories and rumors surrounding the sequel, then you're most probably aware that it will set the stage for a massive changing of the guard in the billion-dollar franchise.
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M'Baku Actor Winston Duke Reportedly Has An 'Expanded Role' In Black Panther 2

Considering how much Wright's absence affected the shooting schedule of director Ryan Coogler's upcoming sequel, we basically have confirmation that Shuri will be a major player in the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving forward. However, she won't be the only one stepping up, as a much larger spotlight appears to be in Winston Duke's future as well.
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BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER Actor Winston Duke Will Have An "Expanded Role" As M'Baku

Yesterday, we got word that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had resumed production in Atlanta following a short hiatus, and THR has now shared a few interesting updates. According to the trade, Winston Duke negotiated a substantial raise to return as M'Baku for what is being described as an "expanded role in the Panther mythos." This could simply mean that the leader of the Jabari Tribe will have a little more to do in the sequel, of course, but many feel that M'Baku should be the one to take up the mantle of Black Panther in T'Challa's absence, and this news has only fuelled ongoing speculation.
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Black Panther Star Winston Duke to Reportedly Get Major Raise For Sequel

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is poised to debut in theaters later this year, bringing a highly-anticipated and emotional new installment of the iconic Marvel franchise. Following the passing of T'Challa star Chadwick Boseman, fans have been curious to see how the narrative of the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel will focus on other characters. As The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Friday, that might include a larger role for one of the first film's breakout stars. According to their report, which regards the production restart on Wakanda Forever with star Letitia Wright, M'Bakuactor Winston Duke negotiated "a hefty raise" for his return in the film, as a result of getting "an expanded role in the Panther mythos."
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