Young Billy Batson is chosen by an ancient wizard to be the next in line to wield his incredible power, which turns Billy into an adult version of himself with incredible powers on par with someone like Superman in next year’s Shazam.
Test pilot Hal Jordan is chosen as the bearer of one of the powerful Green Lantern power rings and must use his new powers to defend the Earth against insane scientist Hector Hammond and the physical form of fear, Parallax.
The full voice casts for The Lion King and the new TMNT cartoon were revealed, Amazon rebooting Lord of the Rings, a new DC show is coming to The CW, Tower of Terror getting a Christmas makeover and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about Stranger Things 2 (and try to figure out what’s Billy’s deal), the terrible retconning of Jigsaw, the new Assassin’s Creed and South Park games, what makes a good Spider-Man game, the inability of anyone to reboot The Twilight Zone and much more.
Kingsman: The Secret Service was one of the most pleasant surprises of 2014, a kick ass homage to Roger Moore era Bond that was also completely over the top. The Golden Circle can’t quite live up to the bar set by the first movie but it’s still a fun spy romp as Kingsman teams up with their southern fried American counterparts, Statesman.
When they are systematically taken down by a new villain, Kingsman agents Eggsy, Merlin and Roxy have to get help from their American counterparts, Statesman, to help them save the world.
When someone starts attacking Kingsman, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and his allies have to join forces with their American counterparts, Statesman, to stop an evil and secret new organization from destroying the world.
Netflix brings us the untold story of the 60’s battle between Irish UN forces and a massive force of local troops and mercenaries during the Katanga conflict in the Congo.
Mark Strong is determined to overcome technical issues and monotony to become the first man on Mars in the upcoming space thriller Approaching the Unknown.
The spiritual successor to Cloverfield is here this weekend and it seems like your best bet against the latest from Sacha Baron Cohen and two movies that didn’t get screened for critics.