After over 35 years, Netflix is bringing viewers back to the world of Thra for a prequel series to Jim Henson’s cult classic dark fantasy, The Dark Crystal, as three young Gelflings discover the secret of the vile Skeksis’ power and try to form a rebellion to stop them.
Natalie Dormer joins the new Penny Dreadful, Netflix cancels their final two Marvel shows, Chris Hemsworth playing Hulk Hogan, the Ghostbusters are teaming up with the Transformers, DC Comics is getting infested by zombies and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Brian Henson takes his family’s creations into places they’ve never dared dream of with the hard R comedy The Happytime Murders, where human detective Connie Edwards (Melissa McCarthy) gets paired up with a Muppet PI to investigate a string of gruesome Muppet murders.
David Bowie not only starred in Jim Henson’s 80’s classic, Labyrinth, but also contributed all the songs on the soundtrack.
On this week’s Thanksgiving edition of the Everything Actioncast the trio of Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the c-level disasters of Daylight and Vertical Limit, well zombies, the religious experience of The Expendables 2 poster, Dark Knight Rises and what Batman has been doing for 8 years since The Dark Knight and our favorite Muppets, Seasame Street and Muppets movies.
It’s the 20th Anniversary of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze this week and to celebrate, we’re dusting off Franchise Flashback and looking at the Turtles Quadrilogy.