Nicolas Cage is playing Joe Exotic, Robocop coming to Mortal Kombat 11, Cate Blanchett in talks to star in the Borderlands movie, National Treasure is getting a Disney+ series, Boba Fett is coming to The Mandalorian and more in this week’s return of the News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about Nic Cage becoming the Tiger King, Robocop joining Mortal Kombat 11, the new Netflix comedy series Space Force, evil Kevin James in Becky, Extraction, the Harley Quinn animated series and more.
Kevin James completely sheds his normally goofy persona playing the merciless Nazi leader of a group of escaped convicts that takes a family hostage, except the family’s teenage daughter who fights back, in the upcoming thriller Becky.
One of the many ninja actionfests that Cannon Films put out in the 80s, American Ninja stars Michael Dudikoff as Pvt. Joe Armstrong, an Army soldier and secret ninja who discovers a black-market arms dealer and his army of evil ninjas are operating in the Philippines near where he’s stationed and he becomes determined to stop them.
The Office team of Steve Carell and Greg Daniels re-team at the end of May for the newest Netflix original comedy series, Space Force, where Carell plays a four-star general tasked with getting the sixth branch of the US armed forces up and running.
When a nuclear disaster crumbles society, humanity had retreated to underground bunkers called “Endzones” to wait for the chaos to settle. Towns, cities, and countries have been destroyed and nature grew to take their place. 150 years have past and humanity has emerged to rebuild. Now it’s up to a strong leader to take charge and shape the future of mankind.