Legendary character actor Robert Forster passed away at age 78, the Walker, Texas Ranger reboot is heading to The CW, Hulu’s Helstrom finds it’s cast, Training Day is getting a prequel, HBO is getting a Maniac Cop event series and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the show floor and few bits of news coming out of NYCC last weekend, the first episode of The CW’s Batwoman, a couple of chilly Liam Neeson movies, a new Inspector Gadget, Joker, Into the Dark and more.
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.
Spinning off from the mainline Fast & Furious movies, bickering action duo Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw are pulled back into action by the CIA to track down Deckard’s sister Hattie and the deadly virus she’s carrying before it’s taken by villainous bionic supersoldier Brixton.
August explodes into theaters with the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw, which teams up The Rock and Jason Statham to face off against a genetically enhanced Idris Elba.
The main maestro behind WWE music from the 80s to 2017, Jim Johnston crafted most of the memorable entrance themes for the biggest superstars, including The Rock’s main theme, “Know Your Role”, which also had a version by Method Man.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk Spider-Man: Far From Home spoilers, Stranger Things Season 3 (no spoilers), Season 2 of The Punisher, the first trailers for Mulan, Jumanji: The Next Level and Knives Out, another new streaming service and much more.
Despite barely surviving the video game version of Jumanji, Spencer (Alex Wolff) decides to try and repair the Jumanji cartridge and gets sucked back in. The rest of the group comes to try and find him and get sucked into the malfunctioning cart along with Spencer’s grandfather and his friend (Danny Devito and Danny Glover).
Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw are forced to work together to save the world from evil super soldier Brixton in the utterly insane and badass looking Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, hitting theaters in August.
A bunch of TV out this week on DVD and Blu-Ray, including Ballers Season 4, Doctor Who Season 11 and Kidding Season 1 plus the new Suspiria, DC Animated’s Reign of the Supermen and more.