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 Hooka spin-off of Matt Reeve’s The Batman, Javicia Leslie as Batwoman, Black Widow news, and much, much more!


Writers for the site David, Miguel, and Alex 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!





News Stories (1:10)


Quickfire News (30:10)


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)

David: Julia Sawalha is recast for Chicken Run 2

Miguel: Movies dates being pushed back again

Alex: Janelle Monae campaigns to play Storm in MCU


Wrap Up (1:04:20)

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