Netflix’s adaptation of Sandman finds its cast, Kevin Hart joins the Borderlands movie, Tomb Raider and King Kong are getting Netflix anime shows, Robert Rodriguez is rebooting Spy Kids, Cloverfield is getting a direct sequel, and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about a potential Kraven the Hunter movie, the return of Hercule Poirot and his mustache, the premiere of Lovecraft Country, the mixed season of Perry Mason, Waterworld, Knock Off, the death of DC Universe, the return of Batfleck and more.
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.
Two big properties inspired by games arrive in December with The Witcher starring Henry Cavill hitting Netflix and the sequel Jumanji: The Next Level hitting theaters with The Rock, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan.
John Cena officially joins Fast & Furious 9, Swamp Thing canceled after 1 episode on DC Universe, Sigourney Weaver seems to be coming back for Ghostbusters 2020, Jurassic World and Magic the Gathering shows are coming to Netflix and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The Upside came out much stronger than anticipated at the box office, preventing Aquaman from getting a fourth weekend at #1 but the King of Atlantis has nothing to complain about as Aquaman is now the highest grossing film of the DCEU by far and has made more worldwide than The Dark Knight.