Natalie Dormer joins the new Penny Dreadful, Netflix cancels their final two Marvel shows, Chris Hemsworth playing Hulk Hogan, the Ghostbusters are teaming up with the Transformers, DC Comics is getting infested by zombies and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk Hulk Hogan and potential other WWE biopics, Dune, Happy Death Day 2U, The Lego Movie 2, the end of the Bayformers, Punisher and Jessica Jones being canceled, Bohemian Rhapsody, Bad Times at the El Royale and more.
An animated Batman/TMNT movie is on the way, The Goldbergs is doing a Highlander episode, Nickelodeon is getting a Star Trek animated series and new versions of All That and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Hulu is getting a bunch of Marvel animated shows, the ridiculously stacked Dune gets a release date and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Everything is trying to come out in time for Christmas with five new releases hitting theaters including Aquaman, Bumblebee, Mary Poppins Returns, Second Act and Welcome to Marwen.
Paramount may have finally given Transformers fans what they’ve wanted after 10 years of torture at the hands of Michael Bay as the upcoming 80s set prequel Bumblebee features glorious looking G1 characters and what seems like a genuinely affecting friendship between Bee and 18-year-old Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld).
A beloved franchise from the 80’s, MASK or the Mobile Armored Strike Kommand were led by billionaire Matt Trakker, who assembled a team of specialists to wield powerful masks and pilot transforming vehicles to battle Miles Mayhem and the forces of VENOM.
An inventor from Texas (by way of Boston), Cade Yeager gets drawn into the worldwide conflict of the Transformers, joining Optimus Prime and the Autobots to defend the planet from the Decepticons.
The Transformers head back to the decade that made them, the 80’s, for a prequel spin-off where Bumblebee is on the run in 1987 and bonds with a teen girl named Charlie, who buys him in his beat up VW Beetle form from the local used car lot.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the terrible first trailer for the new Death Wish, bringing back 80’s TV shows, the official return of Rick & Morty, Atomic Blonde, Spawn and much more.
Transformers: The Last Knight took the box office over the weekend but it was by far the lowest opening ever for the franchise domestically while Wonder Woman has become the highest grossing movie in the DCEU domestically.