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.
The Purge may be coming to an end, an Indiana Jones land may be coming to Disney Hollywood Studios, SyFy bringing back Killer Klown from Outer Space and Critters, the Boba Fett movie is dead, the new Twilight Zone is remaking a classic episode and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the original and the new Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, hipster horror, Psycho, Liam Neeson killing drug dealers with a snow plow, the potential end of The Purge franchise, the convoluted plot of the Pirates franchise and much more.
While still in a coma, Sterling Archer’s mind comes up with the 30’s/40’s pulp adventure Danger Island for the upcoming season of Archer on FXX.
We’re going on the “adventure of a lifetime” this month by watching Cannon Films attempt at an Indiana Jones style adventure movie, King Solomon’s Mines, with Richard Chamberlain starring as public domain action hero Allan Quartermain.