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News Shotgun 7/31/21

July 31, 2021

Waterworld is getting a sequel TV series, a live-action Pokemon is coming to Netflix, Jodie Whittaker is leaving Doctor Who, Rege-Jean Paul is the new Saint, The Exorcist is getting a trilogy of reboot/sequels, a number of movie stars launched lawsuits against studios and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Musical Montage: Vitamin C “Vacation”

July 8, 2019

Vitamin C aka Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick is probably best known for her song “Graduation (Friends Forever)” but she also contributed the theme song for the Pokemon short “Pikachu’s Vacation” that played before Pokemon: The First Movie back in 1998.

Battle at the Box Office 5/13

May 13, 2019

Endgame managed to hold off all the new releases to stay on top for the third weekend in a row as it closes in on Avatar worldwide but Detective Pikachu almost managed to top it with the biggest opening ever for a video game based movie.

Admit One 5/10

May 10, 2019

Detective Pikachu arrives as the only well-received new movie of the weekend with the three other new movies getting rotten ratings from the critics.

Musical Montage: Pokemon

May 6, 2019

Although it’s not clear if it will be heard in this weekend’s Detective Pikachu, Pokemon still has one of the most iconic theme songs of all time, especially for 90s kids, with the English version sung by Jason Paige and the Japanese version sung by voice actress Rica Matsumoto.