The Movie News Network – Jude Law as Hook, ‘Batman’ Spin-off, ‘Black Widow’, 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: Jude Law as Captain Hook, a spin-off of Matt Reeve’s The Batman, Javicia Leslie as Batwoman, Black Widow news, and much, much more!
News Stories (1:10)
- Disney Hooks Jude Law for Their Live-Action Peter Pan and Wendy Remake
- The Batman Spinoff Series by Matt Reeves and ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Creator Terence Winter Coming to HBO Max
- Batwoman Casts Javicia Leslie In Title Role
- Black Widow Will Bring New Beginnings to the MCU
Quickfire News (30:10)
- Sam Neill’s ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Role Is More Than Just a Cameo
- Multiple PG-13 and R-Rated Animated Films in Development at Sony
- Beavis and Butt-head Will Headbang Their Way to Comedy Central
- Westworld Creators and Amazon Studios Are Bringing Fallout to TV
- Invisible Man Director Leigh Whannell Will Tackle Ryan Gosling’s Wolfman
- Brad Pitt to Team up With David Leitch Once Again
- Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone Passes Away At 91
What We’ve Been Watching (37:15)
Alex: The Imagineering Tale, It’s a Dog Life, BlacKkKlansman, Ocean’s 8
David: Infinity Train, The Legend of Korra, Hamilton, Palm Springs
Miguel: Space Force, Dear White People, Bojack Horseman, Breaking Bad, The Gentleman, Inception, Onward, Jumanji: The Next Level, Chasing Amy
What We’re Hung Up On (55:45)
Miguel: Movies dates being pushed back again
Wrap Up (1:04:20)
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Alex Newman is huge Star Wars fan and loves to keep up to date with the canon. He’s also loved movies for as long as he can remember. He’s a massive Disney and superhero fan but will watch anything. He’s worked at a cinema, a comic book store and at Disney World but is currently working in radio in London! You can find him at @New_macca on twitter.