The Movie News Network – ‘Mad Max 5’, AMC Buyout, ‘Star Trek’ Spinoff & More!

On this episode of The Movie News Network (the new podcast put together by the MNN team), we discuss the biggest film news of the past few weeks: the Furiosa-focused Mad Max film, a potential AMC buyout, Matrix 4, and much, much more!

Writers for the site David, Fran, and Darby assemble for this episode of the podcast. Take a listen below, or look for the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!






Big News Stories (01:11)

The Delay After Tomorrow (23:30)

Hollywood has been forced to delay release dates for several movies due to the pandemic. We dive into the biggest shifts in this news segment:

  • New Mutants
  • Hamilton
  • Last Night in Soho

Quickfire News (30:25)

  • Tom Cruise, Space X, & NASA Go to Space
  • Disney+ Developing Percy Jackson Series
  • Lord & Miller to Direct Ryan Gosling Space Drama
  • M. Night Shyamalan Announces Ensemble Cast for Next Film
  • National Treasure Film and Disney+ Series
  • Luca Guadagnino Directing Scarface
  • Cate Blanchett Joins Borderlands
  • Robert Downey Jr. Producing Sweet Tooth at Netflix
  • Tartakovsky’s Popeye Moving Forward
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns to Predator via Video Game
  • Audible Sandman Adaptation Gets a Stunning Cast
  • Jerry Stiller, Fred Willard, and Lynne Shelton Have Passed Away

What We’ve Been Watching (41:36)

  • Darby: Killing Eve, Making the Cut, Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • David: Star Wars: The Clone WarsDisney Gallery: The MandalorianPrimalGuns AkimboRoar
  • Fran: DinosaurMinority Report, Pain and GainMortal Kombat: Scorpion’s Revenge, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, What We Do in the Shadows

What We’re Hung Up On (50:45)

  • Darby: Josh Trank’s comments on the fallout of Fantastic Four
  • Fran: Peter Weller returns as Robocop in Mortal Kombat 11
  • David: Akiva Goldsman’s Batman v Superman

Wrap Up (55:13)

Follow Fran on Twitter at @RadioactiveJawa and Letterboxd.

Follow Darby at his website or on Twitter at @darbyharn.

Follow David on Twitter, Instagram, and Letterboxd at @davis_wally.



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