The Thing may be getting a reboot from Blumhouse, Lethal Weapon 5 is in development, a Beast Wars movie may be on the way from Paramount, The CW picks up a pilot for a Lost Boys series, a live-action One Piece is coming to Netflix and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the new Mortal Kombat animated movie, the BBC/Netflix Dracula, a reboot of The Thing, the series finale of Arrow, a possible Beast Wars movie and more.
Crash landing on Earth over 100,000 years ago into what would become Antarctica, The Thing lies dormant until a Norwegian research team finds it and, after they are wiped out, it escapes to an American research station in an effort to reach civilization and take over the Earth.
Zach, Chris and Joe hop aboard the Horror Express for a spooky Halloween commentary where Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee fight a weird alien creature aboard a train heading back to Europe through the barren Russian countryside.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about finally getting a director for The Batman, a Nightwing movie, the Stephen King universe, hated character actors, casting Timon and Pumbaa, hipster wilderness survival, Italian Rambo and much more.