The Movie News Network – Barry Jenkins Directing ‘Lion King 2’, Jamie Foxx as Electro, ‘Nick Fury’ Series & More!
On this episode of The Movie News Network, we discuss the recently announced director for Lion King 2, Jamie Foxx returning as Electro, a Nick Fury series on Disney Plus, and much, much more!
News Stories (1:47)
- ‘The Lion King’ Sequel Will Be Directed By ‘Moonlight’ Director
- Jamie Foxx is Coming Back as Electro for ‘Spider-Man 3’
- Nick Fury Disney+ Series In Works Starring Samuel L. Jackson
- Cineworld and Regal Announce Temporary Closure in US and UK from Thursday
The Delay After Tomorrow (32:56)
- Disney Shifts Movie Release Dates, Including ‘Black Widow’, ‘Shang-Chi’, And ‘Eternals’
- Universal Delays ‘Fast 9’ Almost Two Months
- ‘No Time to Die’ Delayed Again
- ‘Roald Dahl’s The Witches’ from Robert Zemeckis Heading to HBO Max
Quickfire News (41:32)
- ‘Peacemaker’, a Spin-Off of ‘The Suicide Squad’, Is Coming to HBO Max
- M. Night Shyamalan Kicks off Production on his New Feature ‘Old’
- ‘Ms. Marvel’ Finds Its Lead In Newcomer Iman Vellani
- ‘The Godfather’ Making-of Movie in the Works
What We’ve Been Watching (52:14)
Darby: Fargo, Long Way Up
Alex: New Girl, Enola Holmes, Last Christmas
David: Okja, A Fish Called Wanda, Malcolm X
What We’re Hung Up On (1:06:58)
Alex: Straight to video sequels
Darby: Multiverses at Marvel & DC
David: Madonna directing her auto-biopic
Wrap Up (1:19:19)
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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.