Disney is looking to reboot Pirates of the Caribbean and bring a sequel to Hocus Pocus to Disney+, Adventure Time is returning on HBO Max, Pedro Pascal is Maxwell Lord in Wonder Woman 1984 and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Explorer and adventurer Emily Blunt hires con artist boat skipper Frank, played by Dwayne Johnson, to take her upriver into the Amazon in search of the legendary Tree of Life in next summer’s rip-roaring action/adventure Jungle Cruise, based on the iconic Disney ride.
The Purge may be coming to an end, an Indiana Jones land may be coming to Disney Hollywood Studios, SyFy bringing back Killer Klown from Outer Space and Critters, the Boba Fett movie is dead, the new Twilight Zone is remaking a classic episode and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the original and the new Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, hipster horror, Psycho, Liam Neeson killing drug dealers with a snow plow, the potential end of The Purge franchise, the convoluted plot of the Pirates franchise and much more.
Chucky is back on DVD, Blu-Ray (and Netflix) this week and there’s also the prior seasons of iZombie, House of Cards, Vikings, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and more.
Wonder Woman destroyed the competition over the weekend with the highest ever opening for a female directed film and the 16th best opening of all time for comic book adaptations.
Ghostly pirates led by Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) target Jack Sparrow in the upcoming fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, Joe and Tony talk about the various timelines of Terminator, Ryan Reynolds Deadpool, the behind the scenes drama of past Bond movies, an inside look at Sony’s madness and much more.
With the second Pirates movie coming out, The Asylum tried their usual confusion tactics by releasing Pirates of Treasure Island, with Lance Henriksen taking on the iconic role of Long John Silver. It’s about as awful as you think it is.
With John Carter bombing horribly, Disney is hoping that another classic pulp hero, The Lone Ranger, will be their next big action franchise and they enlisted the Pirates team of Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp to make that happen.