Legendary character actor Rutger Hauer passed away, Regal Cinemas is coming out with their own ticket subscription service, Netflix has a ton more Big Mouth on the way, Hulu is developing a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Canceled in May of last year by ABC, Designated Survivor was saved by Netflix for another season of political intrigue and conspiracy action as President Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) battles for re-election and Hannah Wells (Maggie Q) takes a new job at the CIA to investigate new global threats.
After being saved from cancellation by Netflix, Designated Survivor is back for its third season in June with President Tom Kirkman starting his campaign for re-election while FBI agent Hannah Wells joins the CIA and uncovers new threats to the country.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe pay tribute to Burt Reynolds, dissect the new Halloween trailer and discuss the awful sounding sixth Die Hard movie, the upcoming Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing shows, The Witcher, Terrifier, The Purge TV show, Mortal Kombat and more.
Tons of TV news coming out of Upfronts week in NYC with cancellations, renewals and new show announcements, new additions to IT Chapter 2, a new horror anthology show coming from Guillermo del Toro, the reveal of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, a Monster Hunter movie starring Milla Jovovich and more in this week’s News Shotgun.