Despite barely surviving the video game version of Jumanji, Spencer (Alex Wolff) decides to try and repair the Jumanji cartridge and gets sucked back in. The rest of the group comes to try and find him and get sucked into the malfunctioning cart along with Spencer’s grandfather and his friend (Danny Devito and Danny Glover).
Paul Rudd joins Ghostbusters 2020, Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live action TV series, you can experience Jerry’s apartment and more from Seinfeld in NYC this fall, The Office is leaving Netflix and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
For this week’s podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe dive into the trailers for the new Charlie’s Angels and Roland Emmerich’s Midway, what if Steven Seagal was cast in Batman 89, the horribly depressing ending of Toy Story 4 (No Spoilers), the new Child’s Play, Keanu’s first starring role and much more.
June 2019 closes out with the latest, Annabelle focused chapter of The Conjuring Universe and an alternate reality Beatles-centric musical comedy from Danny Boyle.
Kristen Stewart, Elena Balinska and Naomi Scott are the new team of Angels under the supervision of Elizabeth Banks’ Bosley in the latest iteration of the 70s TV classic.
Roland Emmerich seems to be bringing his bombastic style to the Battle of Midway in a similar looking way to how Michael Bay recreated Pearl Harbor with his World War II movie Midway, arriving in November this year.
To celebrate the “Summer of Keanu”, Zach and Chris watched Keanu’s first-ever starring role in the 1986 TV movie, The Brotherhood of Justice, which also co-stars Billy Zane and Kiefer Sutherland, where Keanu leads his high school friends in a vigilante gang to combat the drugs and other crime affecting their school.
A drifter in the apocalyptic and aquatic world of Waterworld, The Mariner reluctantly gets drawn into a battle to a protect a young girl from the vicious Deacon and his Smokers, who are looking to exploit the map to dry land that is tattooed on her back.
Chucky returns in a reboot of the 1988 horror classic Child’s Play, as an internet connected “Buddi” doll named Chucky takes his protectiveness of his new owner Andy Barclay to horrifying extremes.
Toy Story 4 opened with the highest opening ever for the series but did not meet Disney’s absurdly inflated expectations while the new Child’s Play also did not meet its modest expectations and Luc Besson’s latest didn’t even open in the top 10.