The movie version of Disney’s iconic Jungle Cruise ride is finally setting sail this July in both theaters and on Disney+ Premier Access as Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt travel deep into the Amazon to try and find a legendary tree with healing properties that could change the world.
Paramount shifts around a number of theatrical release dates, a ridiculously expensive Optimus Prime is coming from Hasbro, Sony and Netflix sign a massive exclusivity deal, Ancient Aliens is getting a movie adaptation, rapper DMX dies, and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Jessica Chastain is a CIA agent who is given the green light to go off the books and assemble a team of badass women from other intelligence agencies around the globe to find a deadly weapon that is in the wrong hands in the upcoming espionage action movie, The 355.
Based on the classic Disney ride, Emily Blunt and The Rock head into the Amazon searching for the mystical Tree of Life, which is said to cure any illness, in this summer’s big Disney blockbuster, Jungle Cruise.
Explorer and adventurer Emily Blunt hires con artist boat skipper Frank, played by Dwayne Johnson, to take her upriver into the Amazon in search of the legendary Tree of Life in next summer’s rip-roaring action/adventure Jungle Cruise, based on the iconic Disney ride.
Jungle Cruise gets it’s villains that will face off against The Rock and Emily Blunt, The Goldbergs spin-off is retooled and picked up for a full season, Ash vs Evil Dead has been cancelled, the MASK movie gets a director, Xander Cage will be back for a fourth movie and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe pay tribute to two great character actors and discuss the insanity of 90’s superhero show Night Man, Rampage, Barry, a ton of summer blockbuster trailers, MASK, Ghost Recon vs The Division and much more.
American Crime Story returns after diving into the OJ Simpson trial for another high profile 90’s murder case, the slaying of fashion icon Gianni Versace on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion in 1997.