27 years after they thought they defeated him, Pennywise is back to terrorize Derry and the grown members of The Loser’s Club must return home to try and stop him once and for all in IT: Chapter Two.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about some of the big news out of E3, including the first look at Square Enix’s Avengers game, the new horror take on the Banana Splits, Doctor Sleep, the awfulness of Dark Phoenix, the unexpected tone of Cold Pursuit, more Batmanless prequels with Pennyworth and more.
A grown Danny Torrence encounters a young girl who shares his psychic “Shining” powers and decides to help protect her from an evil cult trying to find and drain the lifeforce out of anyone with those powers in Doctor Sleep, based on the Stephen King book that is a sequel to The Shining.
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.
The grown members of the Losers Club reunite back in their hometown of Derry, ME to try and stop the demonic Pennywise once and for all in the upcoming IT: Chapter Two.
James Wan is producing a new Salem’s Lot, the first official details about Bond 25 were revealed, Joe Carnahan is still working on a remake of The Raid, Ken Watanabe is starring in a Japanese version of The Fugitive and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Pablo Schreiber is the Master Chief for Showtime’s Halo series, John Cena may be joining The Suicide Squad, more details on the Castlevania Collection and the Genesis Mini console, Glenn Danzig has written and will direct a vampire spaghetti-western and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Shazam took the top spot at the box office, meeting WB’s expectations as did Pet Sematary for Paramount while Dumbo took a massive nose dive and Captain Marvel crossed over $1 billion worldwide.
April 2019 kicks off with the latest from DC, a Stephen King remake and a true story from 1970s South Carolina.
James Gunn has been re-hired to direct Guardians 3 for Marvel, Taika Waititi remaking Time Bandits for Apple, Netflix has a ton of new animated shows in the works, Marvel’s What If? becoming a Disney+ animated series and more in this week’s News Shotgun.