Sometimes Spider-Man villain and Marvel anti-hero Morbius the Living Vampire is making his big screen debut this summer as Jared Leto stars as Dr. Michael Morbius, who is after a cure for his rare blood disorder.
Set between Civil War and Infinity War, Natasha Romanov returns home to team up with some old allies to face a new threat in next summer’s Black Widow solo movie, which kicks off Phase 4 of the MCU.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Joe talk about the return of Spidey into the MCU, the latest from Guy Ritchie and Michael Bay, the Harley Quinn dominated Birds of Prey movie, new fall TV like Stumptown and Prodigal Son, seeing The Goonies with zero nostalgia and more.
Spider-Man: Far From Home remained at the top of the box office for another weekend, putting it just shy of $850 million worldwide for two weeks out while Crawl defeated Stuber in the battle of the R rated new releases.
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.
Spider-Man ably followed up the juggernaut that was Avengers: Endgame with a record-shattering six-day opening over the July 4th holiday weekend while Midsommar opened to around half as much as Ari Aster’s last film, Hereditary.
It’s the end of one chapter of the MCU and the beginning of another this weekend with Spider-Man: Far From Home while Hereditary director Ari Aster delivers another horrific journey into madness with Midsommar.
DC’s Vertigo imprint is no more, new details about the upcoming reboots of The Stand and Creepshow, Avengers: Endgame is getting new footage starting next week in theaters, Anthony Carrigan will battle Bill and Ted in the upcoming third movie, Halloween 2018 is getting a sequel and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The Netflix Marvel era comes to an end next Friday with the third and final season of Jessica Jones, where Jessica takes on a psychopath who has targetted her and wants to see her dead.
Before the team faces off against an evil, alternate universe Coulson, get caught up with the events of Season 5 of Agents of SHIELD with a recap via Marvel’s Earth’s Mightiest Show YouTube show.