The Thing may be getting a reboot from Blumhouse, Lethal Weapon 5 is in development, a Beast Wars movie may be on the way from Paramount, The CW picks up a pilot for a Lost Boys series, a live-action One Piece is coming to Netflix and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Crash landing on Earth over 100,000 years ago into what would become Antarctica, The Thing lies dormant until a Norwegian research team finds it and, after they are wiped out, it escapes to an American research station in an effort to reach civilization and take over the Earth.
40 years after the original Halloween, Michael Myers escapes from custody and returns home to face off against Laurie Strode one final time in David Gordon Green’s reboot/sequel Halloween.
Michael Myers returns to battle Laurie Strode four decades after their first encounter in Blumhouse and David Gordon Green’s new chapter of the Halloween saga, arriving this October.
If there’s a genre that perfectly matches the 80’s reverence of Ready Player One, it’s Synthwave, and one of the best Synthwave bands out there, Gunship, pays tribute to the book and movie with their track “Art3mis & Parzival”.