Tons of news regarding things coming and going to Netflix, the first look at Cable in Deadpool 2, more Lion King reboot casting, the villain for Hellboy is found and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the many incarnations of Two-Face, the enduring legacy of Deadwood, Steven Seagal saving the environment, the terrible simplification of The Dark Tower, Pickle Rick, Cable, Disney vs Netflix and much more.
Annabelle has seemingly pulled a Ouija with a critically well received prequel in Annabelle: Creation out this week along with The Nut Job 2 and The Glass Castle.
The world gets one final performance by Adam West as Batman in the new Batman 66 animated movie, Batman vs Two-Face, where the Dynamic Duo takes on their former ally Harvey Dent, voiced by William Shatner.
Another edition of Gamebox 2.0 is here with a bunch of recent games that we got to check out, with a bunch of them sharing similar board game inspirations, using dice and cards as keys to their combat like Children of Zodiarcs and Galaxy of Pen & Paper.
Former soldier turned head of security for the Lucky Dragon casino in Hong Kong, Josh Randall has to go to war with gangsters who are looking to take the casino by any means necessary, including murder.
The Dark Tower series is Stephen King’s magnum opus but unlike the unique and complex story told in the eight novels, the movie version strips everything to the bone for an incredibly generic “stop the end of the world” action movie.
Jennifer Lawrence’s peaceful life married to Javier Bardem is interrupted by mysterious guests who show up without warning at their home in the country in Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming horror/drama, Mother!
The second season of NBC’s hit show Blindspot is out this week along with some of May’s summer movie releases like King Arthur and Snatched.
The Dark Tower took the top spot at the box office but it was a fairly low opening during the slowest weekend of the entire summer.