An homage to the works of Ralph Bakshi and Frank Franzetta, The Spine of Night is a rotoscoped, mature animated fantasy movie that is debuting next week at the digital SXSW festival and features the voices of Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Joe Manganiello, Betty Gabriel and more.
Quibi is officially dead, the first look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, Smokey and the Bandit is getting a TV reboot, Tim Burton is producing a new live-action Addams Family series, Willow is officially coming back on Disney+ and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Claiming to be a superhero from another dimension, Joe Manganiello plays Max Fist, who befriends a local teen named Hamster and goes into battle when Hamster ends up on the wrong side of a gangster called The Manager in Archenemy.
When they learn that Hollywood is attempting to reboot Bluntman and Chronic for a new movie, Jay and Silent Bob set out on a new cross-country quest to try and stop the movie from getting made in this October’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
After the video game inspired (and hilarious and fun) Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle, the first Rock movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the 1986 arcade classic Rampage as three creatures, including The Rock’s gorilla buddy George, are infected by a genetic editing pathogen and converge on Chicago, destroying everything in their path.
This week on the podcast, Chris and Joe are back from seeing The Misfits at Riot Fest and join Zach to pay their respects to Gene Wilder, pitch Sidekicks 2, Deathstroke joining the DCEU, Hard Target 2, the ghost rules of Crimson Peak, if you’re supposed to root for Kevin Costner in Criminal and more.
Inspired by a cool stranger who rolls through his hometown, Pee-Wee Herman decides to leave for the first time and go on a trip to New York City in the upcoming Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday on Netflix.