The Movie News Network – Michael Keaton in ‘Flash’, AMC Theaters, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, and 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: Michael Keaton returning as Batman, AMC Theaters’ no-mask policy, Margot Robbie in Pirates, and much, much more!
News Stories (1:05)
- Michael Keaton Will Return as Batman in The Flash
- AMC Rewinds, Will Now Require Face Masks in Theaters
- Margot Robbie Will Lead New Pirates of the Caribbean Film
- Jurassic Park and Jaws Return to Dominate the Box Office
The Delay After Tomorrow (27:43)
- Tenet Delayed Again to Mid-August
- Mulan Pushes Release Back to August
- The 2021 Oscars Ceremony is Pushed to April
Tinker, Trailer, Soldier, Spy (34:08)
Quickfire News (56:20)
- Mamma Mia Producer Teases a Third Film in the Series
- Elizabeth Banks Will Play Ms. Frizzle in Magic School Bus Film
- Scott Pilgrim Could be Coming Back in Animated Form
- Original Jurassic Park Bad Guy Joins Jurassic World: Dominion
- Lord & Miller’s Murder Mystery Series The Afterparty Coming to Apple TV+
- Edgar Wright to Adapt Thriller Novel The Chain
- Chicken Run Sequel to Begin Production Next Year
- Joel Schumacher, Director of The Lost Boys and Batman Films, Dies at 80
- Actor Ian Holm Has Passed Away at Age 88
What We’ve Been Watching (1:04:50)
- David: Da 5 Bloods, He Got Game, Evil Dead, and Jaws at the drive-in, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV series followed by The Dark Crystal film
- Alex: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Community rewatch, Agents of SHIELD
- Darby: Search Party, Harley Quinn
What We’re Hung Up On (1:15:27)
- White voice actors dropping out of Black roles in animation, blackface episodes of TV being removed
Wrap Up (1:22:55)
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David is a video editor, stop-motion animator, freelance writer, and movie addict. He currently lives in Michigan with his wife and two dogs and can be found obsessing over director commentary tracks and collecting movie memorabilia. In addition to writing for Movie News Net and Star Wars News Net, he also hosts podcasts like The Movie News Network and The No Guff Podcast.