Tons of directing news, big game announcements from The Game Awards, Ron Burgandy returning for a new podcast and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the lack of modern Lovecraft adaptations, Captain Marvel, Jingle All the Way, Kurt Russell Claus, Ron Burgandy podcasting, the Benicio Del Toro Wolfman and much more.
Traveling from Wyoming to Australia based on an ad for a sharpshooter, Matthew Quigley meets cattle baron Elliott Marston but when he learns Marston wants him to kill the native Aborigines, Quigley goes against him and his men with his one of a kind Sharps rifle.
Richard Adams’ surprisingly violent tale of a colony of rabbits searching for a new home gets a new adaptation on BBC One this Christmas, with an all-star cast including James McAvoy, John Boyega, Gemma Arterton, Peter Capaldi, Taron Egerton, Ben Kingsley and more.
MI Fallout is out this week along with horror hit The Nun and comedic flop The Happytime Murders, TV like Castlevania and Westworld and more.
2018 closes out with tons of huge blockbusters for the holiday season, including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mortal Engines, Bumblebee, Mary Poppins Returns and more.
Fighter pilot Carol Danvers loses her memory and is taken and transformed by the Kree Starforce into Captain Marvel, one of, if not the, most powerful heroes in the MCU. She’ll have to use her power to figure out her past and stop a war between the Kree and Skrulls in March.
Not much really changed over the weekend as far as the box office goes as the top 5 remained the same as Thanksgiving weekend with Ralph Breaks the Internet staying on top.
The main song from Eminem’s 8 Mile, “Lose Yourself” was a massive hit, hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 weeks and winning the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Netflix is getting a live-action Cowboy Bebop and multiple Roald Dahl based series to their streaming service while canceling Daredevil, Hobbs and Shaw and the Kingsman prequel add cast members, Blade Runner is getting an anime series on Adult Swim and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.