NBC is officially launching the streaming service Peacock next April, Netflix buys the rights to Seinfeld, some Smallville alums are coming back for Crisis on Infinite Earths, The Fugitive is getting a remake, GLOW gets a final season and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the doomed 2019 Hellboy, the latest Stephen King adaptation from Netflix, NBC’s new streaming service, a possible Cobra TV series and much more.
For this week’s podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe dive into the trailers for the new Charlie’s Angels and Roland Emmerich’s Midway, what if Steven Seagal was cast in Batman 89, the horribly depressing ending of Toy Story 4 (No Spoilers), the new Child’s Play, Keanu’s first starring role and much 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.
Canceled in May of last year by ABC, Designated Survivor was saved by Netflix for another season of political intrigue and conspiracy action as President Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) battles for re-election and Hannah Wells (Maggie Q) takes a new job at the CIA to investigate new global threats.
After being saved from cancellation by Netflix, Designated Survivor is back for its third season in June with President Tom Kirkman starting his campaign for re-election while FBI agent Hannah Wells joins the CIA and uncovers new threats to the country.
A remake of Joel Schumacher’s 1990 film, the new Flatliners stars Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton and Kiersey Clemons as the new group of young doctors trying to find out what happens when you die by killing and then reviving each other.