Beloved comedian Norm MacDonald passed away this week, Anthony Mackie is starring in Twisted Metal, Hayley Atwell is voicing Lara Croft for the Netflix Tomb Raider anime, a secret Eraser reboot was filmed and is coming out next year, The Lost Boys and Flight of the Navigator reboots are moving forward and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the Everything Actioncast podcast, Zach and Chris pay tribute to Norm MacDonald and then dive into the first trailer for Hawkeye, Grendel coming to Netflix, Twisted Metal, the insanity of Malignant, Class of 1999, Y: The Last Man, My Bloody Valentine 3D and more.
Idris Elba is voicing Knuckles for Sonic 2, Netflix has found its Morticia and Gomez for Tim Burton’s Addams Family spin-off series, Clancy Brown joins John Wick 4, the Criterion Collection will start putting out select 4K discs, Superman: The Animated Series is coming to Blu-Ray, the Ahsoka series is looking for a live-action Sabine Wren and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
With 1993’s Look Who’s Talking Now set during Christmas, the movie recruited young French pop star Jordy, who the previous year set the Guinness World Record for the youngest singer ever with #1 song, to make a special music video for his Christmas song, “It’s Christmas, C’est Noel” that tied into the movie.
Three years after surviving the video game world of Jumanji, Martha, Fridge and Bethany have to return when Spencer rebuilds the game system and goes back in, but the group discovers the world is completely different and that Spencer’s grandfather Eddie and his estranged friend Milo are along for the ride as well.
Despite barely surviving the video game version of Jumanji, Spencer (Alex Wolff) decides to try and repair the Jumanji cartridge and gets sucked back in. The rest of the group comes to try and find him and get sucked into the malfunctioning cart along with Spencer’s grandfather and his friend (Danny Devito and Danny Glover).
Another Disney animated classic is getting a live action reboot as Dumbo arrives in March of next year with Tim Burton behind the camera.