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.
Fighter pilot Carol Danvers loses her memory and is taken and transformed by the Kree Starforce into Captain Marvel, one of, if not the, most powerful heroes in the MCU. She’ll have to use her power to figure out her past and stop a war between the Kree and Skrulls in March.
Bond 25 has a new director, casting and details on the Child’s Play reboot, Daredevil Season 3 gets a release date, Jordan Peele will host the new Twilight Zone, Space Jam 2 is still happening and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk Captain Marvel, the 70th annual Emmy Award winners, Cary Fukanaga taking the reigns on Bond 25, The Predator, predict what The 15:17 to Paris is like, the continuing cultural relevancy of Space Jam, Spooky Netflix originals and much more.
Danny Rand, the Immortal Iron Fist, Protector of K’un-Lun, Sworn Enemy of the Hand is back this week for season two of Iron Fist on Netflix, battling new and old threats to NYC.
Danny and Colleen continue their quest to keep the streets of NYC safe but Danny’s former brother turned mortal enemy Davos returns with his own Iron Fist powers and promises to make Danny suffer in Season 2 of Iron Fist on Netflix.
Ant-Man and The Wasp dominated the weekend with an opening at that was over $12 million above what the first Ant-Man made in its opening weekend while The First Purge continued the solid performances of The Purge franchise for Blumhouse and Fallen Kingdom crossed over the $1 billion mark worldwide.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe discuss the possible secret insanity of Into the Spider-Verse, Goose’s son cast for Top Gun: Maverick, the early MCU movies, the splitting of the Child’s Play franchise, Bleeding Steel, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, The First Purge, Escape Plan 2 and much more.
July kicks off with the final MCU movie of 2018, Ant-Man and The Wasp, and the prequel to the Purge that shows how all that insanity got started.
Infinity War continued to dominate over Mother’s Day weekend, becoming the fifth highest grossing film of all time worldwide and the eighth highest grossing film of all time here in the States.