Tons of news from Amazon and HBO about upcoming projects, details about the upcoming Peacock streaming service from NBC, Billie Eilish is performing the next Bond theme, MacGruber is coming back as TV show and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Now one of the Oscar frontrunners, 1917 took the top spot at the box office in its first weekend of wide release while Like a Boss and especially Underwater did not fare too well in their opening weekends.
This week on the first podcast of 2020, Zach and Chris talk about the new trailers for New Mutants, Birds of Prey and more, The Witcher on Netflix, Rise of Skywalker (Spoilers), Deputy on Fox, de-aging in The Irishman and more.
Rise of Skywalker remained on top of the box office for the first weekend of both 2020 and a new decade while Frozen II became the highest-grossing animated film worldwide.
Rise of Skywalker continued to dominate the box office in the final weekend of 2019, dropping about 60% from its opening last weekend and currently outpacing The Last Jedi by about $6 million.
Rise of Skywalker dominated the box office as expected over the past weekend but it opened to the least amount of the current trilogy while Cats was exactly the massive disaster that everyone expecting since we saw the first trailer this past summer.
The final chapter of the Skywalker Saga arrives with The Rise of Skywalker, although reviews are incredibly mixed, while almost every critic agrees Cats is a nightmarish disaster of epic proportions.
After their debut in Return of the Jedi, the teddy bear warriors known as the Ewoks got not only two live-action TV movies but also an animated series that aired alongside Star Wars: Droids on Saturday Mornings on ABC starting in 1985.
The great Danny Aiello passed away, the Home Alone reboot gets its first cast members, a popular Star Wars comics character might be getting her own Disney+ show, The Dark Half is getting a reboot, 25 new films were added to the National Film Registry and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
2019 closes out with the “final” chapter of the Star Wars Saga with Rise of Skywalker, the return of the Jumanji crew in The Next Level, the nightmare of Cats, the remake of Black Christmas and more in December.