Based on the classic Disney ride, Emily Blunt and The Rock head into the Amazon searching for the mystical Tree of Life, which is said to cure any illness, in this summer’s big Disney blockbuster, Jungle Cruise.
Three years after surviving the video game world of Jumanji, Martha, Fridge and Bethany have to return when Spencer rebuilds the game system and goes back in, but the group discovers the world is completely different and that Spencer’s grandfather Eddie and his estranged friend Milo are along for the ride as well.
Two big properties inspired by games arrive in December with The Witcher starring Henry Cavill hitting Netflix and the sequel Jumanji: The Next Level hitting theaters with The Rock, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan.
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.