This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe discuss some new developments on recent stories like MoviePass and James Gunn, the new “Popular Film” Oscar, Sonic, American Gladiators, Castle Rock, Venture Bros, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Raw Deal and more.
The sixth entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise is the first direct sequel of the series, picking up on the events of Rogue Nation as Ethan Hunt and the IMF team try and recover a trio of stolen plutonium orbs that will be used in a series of devastating attacks if not gotten back in time.
After a mission goes bad, one of IMF’s most dangerous foes escapes and threatens the world with stolen nuclear material while the CIA hunts down Ethan Hunt and his team for going against orders yet again in this summer’s Mission: Impossible: Fallout.
When the creator of the limitless VR world of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a contest that will give one person his fortune and full control in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the pop culture crammed novel by Ernest Cline.
Margot Robbie is a the center of a series of stylish, interconnected neo-noir stories in the upcoming Terminal, which also features Simon Pegg, Dexter Fletcher, Max Irons and Mike Myers.
A final challenge by it’s creator sends corporate and regular Easter Egg hunters into battle in the virtual universe of the OASIS in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One
The IMF team is back and, once again, seemingly up against their own government and new villains as a mission goes bad in Berlin that results in a large amount of plutonium to go missing and Ethan on the wrong side of the CIA.
NBC officially orders a Bad Boys spin-off show, a bunch of TV cancellations and renewals, Ang Lee’s new sci-fi thriller gets some big casting, new directors for the Flashpoint movie, the son of Drago cast for Creed 2 and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The first full trailer for Star Trek Beyond offers up a much more standard, less Beastie Boys powered, look at what the Enterprise crew is up to on their third big screen adventure.
A bunch more TV renewals this week, the announcement of Indiana Jones 5, a new addition to the DC Cinematic Universe, the confirmation of casting for The Killing Joke animated movie and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.