Joel and Ellie are cast for HBO’s The Last of Us series, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black join the Borderlands movie, Disney shuts down Blue Sky Studios, The CW orders a pilot for the live-action Powerpuff Girls series, New Line is rebooting The Wizard of Oz, Adam Wingard is directing a Face/Off sequel and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The next chapter in the new Star Wars run at Disney goes back to tell the tale of the early days of Han Solo’s criminal career, as he teams up with a veteran thief, his former love interest and future allies Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian to pull a seemingly impossible heist for a major crime syndicate.
Han Solo and his partner Chewbacca join a criminal crew being assembled by a dangerous underworld figure in the upcoming Star Wars Story prequel, Solo, arriving in May.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe discuss Pacific Rim Uprising, Tommyknockers, Archer, some recent TV show premieres, animated Deadpool, Carmen Sandiego and more.
After lots of messy and public behind the scenes drama, our first look at Solo, the next “Star Wars Story”, is here as Alden Ehrenreich takes on the iconic role in a prequel that finds the young smuggler joining a crew for a job that includes Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.