A remake of werewolf classic The Howling is coming to Netflix, Doctor Strange 2 loses its director, more Knives Out is on the way, Last of the Mohicans is getting a TV series on HBO Max and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the first podcast of 2020, Zach and Chris talk about the new trailers for New Mutants, Birds of Prey and more, The Witcher on Netflix, Rise of Skywalker (Spoilers), Deputy on Fox, de-aging in The Irishman and more.
Christian Bale and Matt Damon head back to the 60s to portray racing legends Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby, who helped Ford develop the GT40 race car and went head to head with racing powerhouse Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, specifically the one in 1966.
Ford vs Ferrari easily crushed the competion over a slow weekend while Joker is now officially the first R rated film in history to cross over $1 billion worldwide.
Potential Oscar contender Ford vs Ferrari is out this weekend along with the new Elizabeth Banks directed Charlie’s Angels and a Helen Mirren/Ian McKellan team-up with The Good Liar.
The final Battle at the Box Office of 2018 sees Aquaman on top for the second weekend in a row and it’s already one of the highest grossing DC movies only two weeks into its release while the rest of the top 5 remained in the same positions as last weekend and most of them actually made more than last weekend.
Originally supposed to have already been out in theaters, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is coming in December to Netflix (and select theaters) with Andy Serkis behind the camera bringing a different and darker take on The Jungle Book.
Andy Serkis directs a new dark and gritty version of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, The Jungle Book, that arrives this October.
Jumanji was knocked down to second by the final chapter in the Maze Runner series but it continues to do huge business and is now Sony’s third highest grossing film ever, outgrossing fellow 2017 movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.
The first month of 2018 closes out with the conclusion of the Maze Runner series and the re-teaming of Christian Bale and director Scott Cooper for the western Hostiles.