The Saw franchise returns with Chris Rock starring in and executive producing Spiral: From the Book of Saw, where a new serial killer who seems to be taking inspiration from John Kramer is unleashing a new game of deadly traps.
Robert Zemeckis brings a new spin to Roald Dahl’s The Witches later this month on HBO Max, with Anne Hathaway starring as the evil Grand High Witch.
Fargo returns in April for its fourth season as Chris Rock stars as the head of an African American crime family in 1950s Kansas City.
NBC is officially launching the streaming service Peacock next April, Netflix buys the rights to Seinfeld, some Smallville alums are coming back for Crisis on Infinite Earths, The Fugitive is getting a remake, GLOW gets a final season and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
A ton of TV news this week thanks to the Upfronts, including cancelations and renewals, Mel Gibson is starting to possibly gather his Wild Bunch, a final Purge is coming next year, Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult are battling for the Batman cowl, Chris Rock is working on a Saw spin-off and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
It’s kind of appropriate that “Fire in the Hole” off of Van Halen III was featured on the soundtrack for 1998’s Lethal Weapon 4 as they put their band and franchise respectively into hibernation for over a decade due to mixed critical reception and lower than expected sales.
When his Christmas special hits a major roadblock when a massive blizzard hits NYC, Bill Murray has to make do with whomever is nearby in Netflix’s upcoming Christmas special, A Very Murray Christmas.