This week on the Everything Actioncast, Zach and Chris pay tribute to Ivan Reitman and then dive into the insane new Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness trailer, the first look at Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, the shockingly weird Rescue Rangers movie, Bioshock coming to Netflix, the Dora the Explorer movie, See, a slew of Paramount+ announcements and more.
Jean-Claude Van Damme has one final action movie on the way, Futurama is returning for a new season on Hulu, the premiere date for Obi-Wan was revealed, a new live-action Blade Runner TV series is coming to Prime Video, the Lord of the Rings rights are up for grabs and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Westworld is the more famous of Michael Crichton’s movies about killer robots but he also directed 1984’s Runaway, featuring Tom Selleck trying to stop a diabolical plot by Gene Simmons to unleash circuit boards that can cause the various domestic robots in use around the world to become deadly weapons.
Based on the novel by Richard Morgan, Altered Carbon is a cyberpunk mystery where society learned centuries ago how to transfer the mind into a new body, making death a thing of the past. An imprisoned soldier, Takeshi Kovacs, is released into a new body after hundreds of years “on ice” to solve the murder of a rich aristocrat.