The Movie News Network – ‘LotR’ Anime Spinoff, De-Aging in ‘Indy 5,’ PLUS ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ Discussion

On this episode of The Movie News Network, we discuss the animated LotR film War of the Rohirrim, de-aging in Indy 5, and much, much more!


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




Intro (00:00)

News (00:52)

‘Lord of the Rings’ Animated Theatrical Film in the Works

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Set Photos Seemingly Confirm Nazis, De-Aging, and Toby Jones

‘Fear Street’ – Netflix Reveals Full Trailer for RL Stine Horror Trilogy

‘How I Met Your Father’ Adds Chris Lowell 

‘DC League of Super-Pets’ Unveils Grand Voice Cast


What We’ve Been Watching (37:03)

Bo Burnham: Inside discussion

  • Alex: In the Heights
  • David: Luca, Cruella, Quiet Place II
  • Darby: Mare of Easttown, Hacks, Physical


What We’re Hung Up On (58:56)

David: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert back in the studio

Alex: In the Heights colorism controversy

Darby: Sandman casting controversy / Neil Gaiman’s pushback


Wrap Up (1:11:53)

Follow Alex on Twitter at @New_macca and Instagram as @newmacca

Follow David at or on TwitterInstagram, and Letterboxd at @davis_wally

Follow Darby on Twitter at @Darbyharn or on


If you enjoyed the show, take a look at previous episodes of The Movie News Network. Also be sure to subscribe, leave us a review, and share it with your friends. See you next time!