Unfortunately coming out the same summer as the juggernaut that was Independence Day, Mars Attacks! got overshadowed and was considered a box office bomb upon its release but it’s gotten more positive reception and a cult following in the years since 1996. Check out the entire movie in the latest Everything Action Theater.
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.
Quibi is officially dead, the first look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, Smokey and the Bandit is getting a TV reboot, Tim Burton is producing a new live-action Addams Family series, Willow is officially coming back on Disney+ and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about the death of Quibi, the first official look at the Uncharted movie, a new live-action Addams Family series from Tim Burton, the second batch of six episodes from Unsolved Mysteries, Hocus Pocus, the WNUF Halloween Special and more.
Dumbo took the top spot at the box office but it was below both Disney’s estimates and industry estimates while Captain Marvel is closing in on $1 billion worldwide and Us had a typical horror movie drop from last weekend but remains strong.