Besides The Lion King, it’s a pretty light week for new DVDs and Blu-Rays but there’s the new season of Veronica Mars, Wonder Woman: Bloodlines and a few other titles as well.
Pedro Pascal stars as The Mandalorian, a bounty hunter working during the time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens in the Star Wars universe in one of the marquee original series coming to Disney+.
No one apparently wanted to take on the might of Simba and Disney as Jon Favreau’s remake of The Lion King is the only new wide release this weekend.
After the awe-inspiring events of Avengers: Endgame earlier this year, Spider-Man: Far From Home feels like the vacation that guides the plot of the movie, fun and funny but also still dealing with the lingering effects of Endgame.
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Peter Parker is recruited by Nick Fury to help him and a mysterious visitor from another Earth stop The Elementals, a group of powerful villains that are wreaking havoc on cities across Europe.
Peter is interrupted on his class trip to Europe by none other than Nick Fury, who recruits Spider-Man to help deal with the threat of the Elementals and the villainous Mysterio in July’s Spider-Man: Far From Home.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Joe dive into the Day 1 news of NYCC including the details of Jon Favreau’s Star Wars show and the full trailer for Daredevil Season 3 and also discuss the mediocrity of Solo, the Spider-Verse, the backstage drama of Lethal Weapon, The Lost Boys and much more.
Black Mirror season 5 confirmed by Netflix, Luke Cage Season 2 gets a release date, Vin Diesel playing Bloodshot to kick off the Valiant Cinematic Universe, Jon Favreau writing and producing a Star Wars TV series for the Disney streaming service and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Joe talk Oscar winners, Luke Cage, Death Wish, Ash vs Evil Dead, Bloodshot, Disney streaming, Lost in Space and much more.
After his fantastic debut in Civil War, Tom Holland is back and starring as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Homecoming, which finds the friendly neighborhood wallcrawler trying to prove himself to Tony Stark while balancing high school and tracking down a crew of arms dealers led by the vicious Adrian Toomes aka The Vulture.