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News Shotgun 5/18/24

May 18, 2024

Nicolas Cage is starring in a live-action Spider-Man Noir series on Amazon, legends Dabney Coleman and Roger Corman passed away, Edgar Wright is in talks to direct Barbarella, Donnie Yen is getting a John Wick spin-off movie, Happy Gilmore 2 is coming to Netflix and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Review: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

July 4, 2023

Taking over for Steven Spielberg, director James Mangold previously sent Wolverine off with Logan and has now directed what is Harrison Ford’s final time in the fedora with Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.  While obviously not at the level of any of the original trilogy, it is a massive improvement over Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and a fun, if overly long, send-off for Indy.

News Shotgun 1/28/23

January 28, 2023

The Simpsons, The Recruit, and The Last of Us are all renewed for new seasons, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is developing a Tomb Raider TV series, Doom Patrol and Titans are ending on HBO Max, Superman and Lois has cast a new Lex Luthor and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

News Shotgun 2/13/21

February 13, 2021

Joel and Ellie are cast for HBO’s The Last of Us series, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black join the Borderlands movie, Disney shuts down Blue Sky Studios, The CW orders a pilot for the live-action Powerpuff Girls series, New Line is rebooting The Wizard of Oz, Adam Wingard is directing a Face/Off sequel and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Grab Your Daemon For His Dark Materials Season 2 (Trailer)

July 23, 2020

Based on the second book in the series, The Subtle Knife, Season 2 of the HBO/BBC series His Dark Materials arrives sometime this fall as Lyra Belacqua continues her quest across dimensions with new companion Will Parry while the evil Magisterium continues to tighten its grip on her universe.

Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 29, 2018

The next chapter in the new Star Wars run at Disney goes back to tell the tale of the early days of Han Solo’s criminal career, as he teams up with a veteran thief, his former love interest and future allies Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian to pull a seemingly impossible heist for a major crime syndicate.