Disney and Scarlett Johansson settle their lawsuit out of court and the Friday the 13th lawsuit reaches a decision, the next Jason Statham/Guy Ritchie movies gets a new title and release date, The Boys college spin-off is officially coming to Prime Video, Jumanji is getting a theme park ride in Italy, Babylon 5 is coming back on The CW and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Scott Adkins is 16-bit side-scrolling action hero Max Cloud and video game superfan Sarah finds herself fighting alongside him in the body of Max’s sidekick Jake when she gets sucked into the game universe in the upcoming action/comedy, The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud.
Ryan Reynolds is a video game NPC named Guy who discovers the truth about his world and then sets out to become a hero in the upcoming action/comedy from Stranger Things’ Shawn Levy, Free Guy.
Birds of Prey took the top spot at the box office but it was definitely not an opening that WB/DC wanted as it underperformed with the lowest opening of any recent DC movie while a number of Oscar winners and nominees saw bumps in their box office performance over the weekend.
Three years after surviving the video game world of Jumanji, Martha, Fridge and Bethany have to return when Spencer rebuilds the game system and goes back in, but the group discovers the world is completely different and that Spencer’s grandfather Eddie and his estranged friend Milo are along for the ride as well.
After the release of Jumanji in 1995, UPN developed an animated series based on the movie for their UPN Kids block of programming starting in 1996 as Peter and Judy Shepherd entered the world of Jumanji to join Alan Parrish on various adventures and figure out a way to get Alan out of the game and back into the real world.