Based on the second book in the series, The Subtle Knife, Season 2 of the HBO/BBC series His Dark Materials arrives sometime this fall as Lyra Belacqua continues her quest across dimensions with new companion Will Parry while the evil Magisterium continues to tighten its grip on her universe.
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.
Phillip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy seems like it is finally getting the adaptation it deserves with HBO and the BBC teaming up for His Dark Materials, starring Dafne Keene, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda and arriving this fall.
Richard Adams’ surprisingly violent tale of a colony of rabbits searching for a new home gets a new adaptation on BBC One this Christmas, with an all-star cast including James McAvoy, John Boyega, Gemma Arterton, Peter Capaldi, Taron Egerton, Ben Kingsley and more.
Netflix is getting a live-action Cowboy Bebop and multiple Roald Dahl based series to their streaming service while canceling Daredevil, Hobbs and Shaw and the Kingsman prequel add cast members, Blade Runner is getting an anime series on Adult Swim and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Kit Harrington stars as his ancestor Robert Catesby, who was one of the driving forces behind 1605’s Gunpowder Plot in the upcoming HBO miniseries Gunpowder.
Sherlock returns to the era of the original stories with a Victorian era mystery where Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) try to figure out what is going on with a supposedly vengeful ghost.