With Denzel firmly in bad ass mode, The Equalizer easily took the box office this past weekend with one of the highest ever September openings and a top 3 opening for Denzel and director Antoine Fuqua.
As we transition from Summer blockbusters to Winter Oscar contenders, the fall is a weird limbo of not quite either but later this month there looks like some solid thrillers from Liam Neeson and Denzel Washington, Kevin Smith’s latest and more.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the shake ups at Marvel, the annual “Denzel is a bad ass” movie, the increasingly League of Extraordinary Gentlemen like Penny Dreadful, Gojira, Jurassic World’s fully functioning theme park and much more.
Denzel Washington stars in a remake of the 80’s TV show, The Equalizer, as former special agent Robert McCall, who uses his skills to help a young girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) escape the Russian mob.
Character actor Ed Lauter passed away yesterday, leaving behind a career that includes over 200 credits in movies and TV.
Kind of a slow news week but there was a new addition to Anchorman 2, a possible partnering of Roger Rabbit and Mickey Mouse and the announcement of Bobcat Goldthwait’s new movie.
Tons of news this week including Disney going forward with Tron 3 and also signing an exclusive deal with Netflix, Rise of the Guardians most likely going to be a disaster for Dreamworks, tons of casting news including the new Harry Osborn.
Not a lot of news this week but there was some wheeling and dealing from Dreamworks, some casting news and some popular animated characters getting their own movie.
This edition, The Lone Gunmen are shocked to find out that a hyper intelligent chimp has e-mailed them to ask for their help in his escape from the lab he’s trapped in.