A cop, a doctor and the doctor’s retired detective father are trapped in an apartment complex during a massive hurricane when a crew of criminals arrives looking for a stash of cash hidden somewhere in the building in the upcoming disaster/action movie, Force of Nature.
The Thing may be getting a reboot from Blumhouse, Lethal Weapon 5 is in development, a Beast Wars movie may be on the way from Paramount, The CW picks up a pilot for a Lost Boys series, a live-action One Piece is coming to Netflix and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
James Dean is returning from the grave to co-star in a new movie via CGI, CBS is rebooting The Equalizer with Queen Latifah, two new potential cast members join The Batman, Japanse Spider-Man is joining the Spider-Verse, more “Blank Has Fallen” movies are on the way and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
A ton of TV news this week thanks to the Upfronts, including cancelations and renewals, Mel Gibson is starting to possibly gather his Wild Bunch, a final Purge is coming next year, Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult are battling for the Batman cowl, Chris Rock is working on a Saw spin-off and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99 director S. Craig Zahler is back in March with Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn as corrupt LAPD partners in Dragged Across Concrete.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the bland first trailer for Dark Phoenix, Creed II, the possible future of the DCEU, the return of Freddy Krueger, the dramatic insanity of Final Impact, the messiness of The Predator, the premiere of South Park Season 22 and much more
It’s kind of appropriate that “Fire in the Hole” off of Van Halen III was featured on the soundtrack for 1998’s Lethal Weapon 4 as they put their band and franchise respectively into hibernation for over a decade due to mixed critical reception and lower than expected sales.