After a few barren weeks at the box office, four new (well three new and one rejiggered) movies hit theaters including the highly anticipated Into the Spider-Verse, the latest from Clint Eastwood, a Peter Jackson backed YA adaptation and a PG-13 Deadpool for the whole family.
James Gunn is writing and possibly directing Suicide Squad 2, the first look at The CW’s Batwoman, True Detective Season 3 gets a release date, Universal Soldier getting rebooted, Iron Fist gets canceled and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Two big names join Top Gun: Maverick, Dora’s parents cast for the upcoming Dora the Explorer movie, Veronica Mars may be coming back, Brendan Fraser joins the Doom Patrol, Danny Boyle leaves Bond 25 and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about Halloween at the theme parks, anime, Scottish history, Netflix ratings, Mile 22, Castle Rock and Needful Things, Never Too Young to Die and more.
Michael Pena stars in Netflix’s upcoming alien invasion movie Extinction as a father who starts having violent dreams that turn out to be premonitions of the incoming alien threat and must fight to protect his family.
Following the events of Civil War, Scott Lang rejoins Hope Van Dyne and Hank Pym to stop a new threat that sees Hope donning her own super-suit as The Wasp to partner up with Scott.
Based on the declassified true mission of ODA 595, the first Special Forces unit sent into Afghanistan following 9/11, 12 Strong is a solid but unremarkable entry in the modern war genre.
Chris Hemsworth and Gerard Butler have dueling action movies out this weekend while Forever My Girl tries to counter-program with Nicholas Sparksesque romance but they are all rotten according to critics.
Based on true, declassified events, 12 Strong follows the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11, whose mission is to gain the trust of the Northern Alliance fighters to gain their support against the Taliban.
The Lego Ninjago ninja team must defend their world from the evil warlord Garmadon but green ninja Lloyd makes the startling discovery that Garmadon is his dad in the next Lego movie, The Lego Ninjago Movie.