Ray Charles helped kick off the iconic 1967 crime thriller In the Heat of the Night with the title song, “In the Heat of the Night”, that was composed by the legendary Quincy Jones.
An animated Batman/TMNT movie is on the way, The Goldbergs is doing a Highlander episode, Nickelodeon is getting a Star Trek animated series and new versions of All That and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Hulu is getting a bunch of Marvel animated shows, the ridiculously stacked Dune gets a release date and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal, Garrett Hedlund, and Charlie Hunnam assemble to try and pull off a massive heist of drug cartel cash in South America in next month’s Netflix action/heist thriller Triple Frontier.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the new Child’s Play, Will Smith’s Genie, the return of Howard the Duck, the WB cinematic universe, the quirkiness of Cold Pursuit, The Punisher, Polar, In the Heat of the Night and more.
The ladies take over the box office this weekend as Jessica Rothe is back for Happy Death Day 2U, Rosa Salazar stars as Alita in Alita: Battle Angel and Rebel Wilson is trapped in a romantic comedy in Isn’t It Romantic.
The unbelievably bad-ass looking Triple Threat is finally arriving in March this year and features Iko Uwais, Tiger Chen and Tony Jaa battling Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Michael Bisping, and Jeeja Yanin.
Based on the 2011 thriller from Joe Wright, Amazon is bringing Hanna to Prime Video in March with a new original series starring Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman.
Tim Miller and David Fincher are bringing what looks like an insane group of animated sci-fi shorts to Netflix in March with the anthology series Love, Death and Robots.
The whole Arendelle gang is back this Thanksgiving for Frozen 2 with Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff heading into a new, autumnal looking area of the kingdom for a new adventure.
Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann aka Ma, who befriends a group of teens and lets them use her basement as a hangout but she soon becomes more and more creepily obsessive.