Legendary director Richard Donner passed away at age 91, Silverhawks is getting a reboot, you can enter Hill House at Halloween Horror Nights, Zack Snyder is developing a Star Wars-style sci-fi movie for Netflix, Robocop is getting a new new video game, and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Bloodsport is recruited by Amanda Waller and joins old and new members of Task Force X on a mission to assault a former Nazi prison and laboratory in the South American country of Corto Maltese where an evil group is working on something called “Project Starfish” in James Gunn’s upcoming Suicide Squad.
James Gunn brings his unique style to the Suicide Squad as returning members Harley Quinn, Rick Flagg, and Captain Boomerang are joined by a slew of wacky degenerates, including Peacemaker, King Shark, Polka Dot Man, Bloodsport, Javelin, Savant, The Thinker, and more for a dangerous new mission in August’s The Suicide Squad.
Birds of Prey took the top spot at the box office but it was definitely not an opening that WB/DC wanted as it underperformed with the lowest opening of any recent DC movie while a number of Oscar winners and nominees saw bumps in their box office performance over the weekend.
Much like Suicide Squad before it, this weekend’s Birds of Prey is using it’s soundtrack as a major promotional tool, with Atlantic Records releasing a new single/music video every Friday last month and the full soundtrack out this Friday with the movie.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn finds herself targetted by crime boss Roman Sionis aka Black Mask but she also finds a group of like-minded women who want to take him down for various reasons as well in the upcoming DCEU movie, Birds of Prey.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn encounters a young girl who has stolen something valuable from the vicious crime lord Black Mask and she convinces a team of fierce ladies to join her to stop him in next year’s Birds of Prey.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe discuss the return of the Bad Boys in Bad Boys For Life, the new Terminator: Dark Fate trailer, the next Tomb Raider movie, the shifting futures of the DCEU, the terribleness of Holmes & Watson, the radness of Cobra Kai and more.