For his one and only time directing a movie, Stephen King got his favorite band, AC/DC to provide the soundtrack for Maximum Overdrive. The band put out Who Made Who, a new album with some classic tracks along with new ones like the title track that functions as the movie’s soundtrack album.
Batman 89 and Superman 78 are getting comic-book sequels from DC, The Raid’s Gareth Evans signed an exclusive deal with Netflix, Wednesday Addams is getting a live-action TV series, Supergirl was cast for The Flash movie, Edgar Wright is directing a new adaptation of The Running Man and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Zach is solo this week but still dives into the first Mortal Kombat reboot trailer, the surprisingly dark Cruella trailer, a new take on Stephen King’s novel of The Running Man from Edgar Wright, The Last of Us HBO series casting, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, Rebel Without a Cause, a comic continuation of Batman 89 and Superman 78 and more.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris pay respects to the late Sir Sean Connery and discuss the upcoming Hellraiser TV show and previous movies in the franchise, the Stephen King multiverse, the season 2 premiere of The Mandalorian, The Haunted Mansion movie, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Creepshow and more.
The Fury Road prequel Furiosa gets a cast, HBO Max is getting more DC Universe shows soon, Ridley Scott is directing a Napoleon movie starring Joaquin Phoenix, Stephen King reveals The Outsider Season 2 is on the way and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Stephen King’s epic novel The Stand gets a new, star-studded, limited series on CBS All Access as two factions come together and battle for the future of humanity after an apocalyptic plague wipes out most of the world’s population.
When the 1986 classic Stand By Me came out, Ben E. King’s iconic song, which gives the movie its title, saw a massive resurgence, jumping back into the Billboard charts and the man himself even starred in a music video featuring cast members River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton.
A double dose of Stephen King is out this week with HBO’s The Outsider and the movie Graveyard Shift, the latter of which is available on Blu-Ray for the first time, along with the recent Blumhouse movie You Should Have Left, a Shout Factory version of Thir13en Ghosts and more on DVD and Blu-Ray.