Based on the comic by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez, The Old Guard brings more excellent action to Netflix as Charlize Theron leads a team of immortal mercenaries whose existence is threatened by an ex-CIA agent and evil pharma CEO who want to figure out and exploit their unique gift.
Jessica Chastain stars as an assassin named Ava, who is forced to go on the run when she’s burned by the black ops organization she works for, and a kill order is placed on her that puts a target on her back from multiple fellow assassins.
Legendary character actor Robert Forster passed away at age 78, the Walker, Texas Ranger reboot is heading to The CW, Hulu’s Helstrom finds it’s cast, Training Day is getting a prequel, HBO is getting a Maniac Cop event series and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the show floor and few bits of news coming out of NYCC last weekend, the first episode of The CW’s Batwoman, a couple of chilly Liam Neeson movies, a new Inspector Gadget, Joker, Into the Dark and more.
To celebrate the “Summer of Keanu”, Zach and Chris watched Keanu’s first-ever starring role in the 1986 TV movie, The Brotherhood of Justice, which also co-stars Billy Zane and Kiefer Sutherland, where Keanu leads his high school friends in a vigilante gang to combat the drugs and other crime affecting their school.