Episode #107 – The Crossover Episode

This week the guys are out of town so our own Coy and Vance (HPN Staffers Jen and Rick) step in for a show all their own. They still have you covered on all the pop culture and a very special surprise at the end.  They’ve got stories like:

  • Black Panther opens w/ $25.2 million in Thursday previews, nearly doubling Deadpool’s previous February record then made addt’l $50 million on Friday. On track to top $200 million for the holiday weekend
  • Also, people are fucking awful – Faking assaults at Black Panther screenings
  • Chris Columbus to write & direct Five Nights at Freddy’s
  • WGA announces winners
  • Peter Rabbit facing boycott over character basically being a dick
  • Horror short “Larry” acquired by Amblin
  • Rachel Weisz speaks out against a female James Bond
  • LeBron James is producing a ‘House Party’ reboot
  • Chad Stalhelski to direct ‘Sandman Slim’ adaptation
  • Rita Ora joins the ‘Detective Pikachu’ movie
  • Jim Rash and Nat Faxon to direct ‘Batso and the Wall’
  • ‘Den of Thieves’ is getting a sequel for some reason
  • Jason Statham D.J. Caruso in talks for ‘Killer’s Game’
  • Pierce Brosnan facing jail time for commercial he starred in
  • ‘Sicario 2’ director in talks for ‘Call of Duty’ film
  • Director of ‘Wonder’ wants to make a movie about Dr. Seuss
  • Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ moves up release date after test screening
  • Jamie Lee Curtis has wrapped filming on new ‘Halloween’ movie
  • Transformers universe getting a much needed reboot
  • More Casting news than you can shake a stick at
  • CBS All Access renews ‘No Activity’ for second season
  • New Roseanne trailer addresses huge plot hole from final season
  • BET greenlights pilot from Lena Waithe
  • Michelle Wolf gets talk show on Netflix
  • Scorsese’s new film could be Netflix’s most expensive ever
  • Ryan Murphy is in bed with Netflix
  • Kimmy Schmidt is back (partly) in May
  • Ava DuVernay, Netflix, partner w/ city of LA for inclusion incentive
  • John Cleese has a new sitcom on the BBC
  • YouTube TV expanding channels and coverage (and pricing)
  • ‘Cobra Kai’ teaser released
  • ‘Stargate: Origins’ debuts on ‘Stargate Command’ service
  • Jeffrey Tambor won’t return to ‘Transparent’
  • Apple developing series based on Kevin Durant’s life
  • Carpool Karaoke getting a second season
  • Paramount has restored ‘Grease’ for its 40th anniversary
  • Disney raising ticket prices. Again. But Disneyland is also getting a brewery, so it’s a push?
  • George RR Martin releasing book in Ice & Fire series this year, but not the one anyone actually wants
  • John Favreau is voicing a character in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
  • Fox adds Brian Michael Bendis and Tim Miller to ‘Kitty Pride’ solo movie
  • Lindsey Beer & Geneva Robertson-Dworet to write ‘Silver and Black’

All that, their Weekly Watched, the usual tangents, and don’t forget about that special surprise!

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