Episode #347 – Knockin’ Naboots

Fake bands and real news as the guys lie about it being a short one. Sorry, we are verbose gentlemen.

  • Top Gun Maverick spoilers: 1:19:20
  • Andor spoilers: 1:37:35
  • She-Hulk spoilers: 1:54:40
  • Clo4field
  • Jurassic World: Bildominion
  • Pierce Brosnan dgaf about Bond, James Bond
  • Chris Redd and Queer as Folk both leaving NBC
  • Back Inside Amy Shumer
  • Rihanna will perform @ Superb Owl ½ time show
  • New Capt. Boomerang
  • Watch Sandman faster!
  • JLo: Assassin
  • Enola Holmes 2 trailer
  • “Wednesday” will launch on Wednesday, 11/23/22
  • AppleTV+ knows what to do with Vince Gilligan and Rhea Seehorn, but is clueless about Will Smith
  • Ring Nation should go away
  • John Cena may be the nicest guy in the world
  • Ted Lasso heads to the uncanny valley of Fifa ’23
  • JEJ:AI
  • When someone asks if Ezra Miller is a god, you say NO!
  • F4 writers announces

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Episode #346 – Tales of the Conglomocorps

Another week means another podcast, the guys are talking all the entertainment and pop culture news that was put on hold around D23!

  • Comcast/NBCU considering a merger w/WBD?
  • Brie Larson’s character’s name in Fast X
  • Magic Mike 3 going theatrical
  • Iron Claw casting
  • Dallas Sting shuts down 6 weeks before production scheduled to start
  • David Harbour and Orlando Bloom sign onto Gran Turismo adaptation
  • Babylon trailer
  • Madeleine Petsch to star in Strangers reboot
  • New Karate Kid movie connects to the original but not Cobra Kai
  • 4 join the cast of SNL
  • Paramount considering shuttering Showtime and merging it with P+
  • Butch & Sundance remake @ Amazon
  • Blade Runner 2099 series moving forward @ Amazon
  • G4 not doing well
  • Rogue Squadron pulled from the schedule
  • No new Star Wars movie in theaters until Dec, 2025
  • Titus Welliver is Lex Luthor on Titans
  • HBO Max passes on Constantine series
  • Constantine sequel w/Keanu moving forward
  • Ant-Man 3 writer Jeff Loveness will write Kang Dynasty

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Episode #345 – The D23 of It All

We’re talking all things D23 this week, plus some She-Hulk spoilers (1:59:20).

D23

  • MCU
    • Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania
      • The panel confirmed that Randall Park returns as Jimmy Woo in the film and that it directly links with “Avengers: The Kang Dynasty”.
      • Trailer shown, but not released online yet
    • Cap: NWO
      • Tim Blake Nelson, as the Leader, will be the villain
      • Carl Lumbly will return as Isaiah Bradley while Danny Ramirez returns as the new Falcon
    • FF
      • Matt Shakman confirmed as director
      • No cast announcement
    • The Marvels teaser
      • Carol, Kamala and Monica keep switching places
      • No released online yet
    • Thunderbolts
      • Cast announced
        • Val, Ghost, Red Guardian, Yelena, Winter Soldier, US Agent, Taskmaster
          • Yelena & Bucky are the leads
          • No Abomination or Zemo….?
    • Loki, season 2 casting (Ke Huy Quan)
    • Echo footage shown
      • Not released online
      • Confirms Kingpin return
    • Daredevil: Born Again panel
      • Rumored to be a reboot
    • Ironheart footage shown
      • The series is said to “explore the battle between Magic and Tech – Riri is the science, The Hood (Anthony Ramos) is the magic.”
      • Not released online yet
    • Secret Invasion trailer
    • Armor Wars confirmed
      • Will pickup post Secret Invasion
    • Werewolf by Night trailer (is, maybe, the craziest thing Marvel Studios has ever released)
    • Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series trailer
  • Lucasfilm
  • 20th Century
    • Avatar sequel footage shown
      • James Cameron confirms he’s starting work on #4
  • Disney “live action”
  • D+
  • Theatrical
    • Pixar
      • Elemental
        • Elemental journeys alongside an unlikely pair, Ember (Lewis) and Wade (Athie), in a city where fire, water, land and air-residents live together. The fiery young woman and the go-with-the-flow guy are about to discover something elemental: how much they actually have in common.
      • Elio
        • “Elio” tells the story of the titular 11-year-old boy, who is struggling to fit in until he suddenly gets beamed up by aliens and is chosen to be the galactic ambassador of earth. America Ferrera voices Olga, Elio’s mother, who is working on a top-secret project to decode alien messages.
      • Inside Out 2
        • Riley, the girl from the original, is now a teenager
        • No Hader or Kaling
    • Disney Animation
      • Strange World trailer
        • It’s about a legendary family of explorers whose differences threaten to scuttle their latest crucial adventure.
      • Wish
        • Ariana DeBose to star
        • Wish centers on Asha (DeBose), a 17-year-old who sees a darkness in her kingdom that no one else does, so in a moment of desperation, she makes a passioned plea to the stars. The answer to Asha’s wish is an actual star that falls from the sky to help on her journey.

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Episode #344 – Glee Was Definitely Cursed

If you like tangents, you’ve come to the right place! The guys even cover the week’s entertainment and pop culture news in between. They’re talking stories like:

  • GameStop stock movie “Dumb Money” moving forward
  • The Goldbergs killing off Jeff Garlin
  • Rutherford Falls canceled
  • 3 more not returning to SNL
  • Quantum Leap key art and teaser
  • Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley
  • Disney exploring new membership program
  • “Weird” trailer 
  • No Fandome this year
  • Harley Quinn renewed!
  • Werewolf By Night villain cast?
  • Ben Kingsley joins the cast of Wonder Man
  • Thunderbolts rumors

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Episode #343 – Quibi Had It Right

The boys are back with all the pop culture news. She-Hulk spoilers at 1:45:58.

  • National Cinema Day is a thing
  • MoviePass returns
  • BlackBerry: The Movie
  • Evil Dead House Party
  • Confess, Fletch trailer
  • Alternate Clerks III
  • Halloween finally Ends
  • NBC updates
  • First look at Last of Us
  • More dragons
  • Netflix getting in and out of the video game adaptation game
  • D23 lineup announced
  • D+ King Kong series
  • Community movie happening, eventually
  • Batman Returns? Maybe?
  • Fox Nation making movies
  • Sony getting sued
  • KOTOR on the move
  • Aquaman and Shazam on the move
  • Batgirl funeral
  • Ezra Miller meets with WBD
  • Dan Lin is the new Feige?
  • WandaVision ep/director, Matt Shakman, in talks for F4

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Episode #342 – Yikes

Another week brings another podcast from the guys. They’ve got you covered on all the week’s entertainment and pop culture news.

  • RIP Wolfgang Petersen
  • Regal’s parent company, Cineworld, filing for bankruptcy
  • Baby goose joins Ocean’s 11 prequel…
  • Ferris Bueller spin-off about the valets that took the Ferrari for a joyride
  • Disney developing Big Thunder Mountain movie
  • National Treasure 3 script sent to Nic Cage
  • Days Gone movie in development
  • Neve Campbell joins ABC drama Avalon
  • Jurassic World: Dominion extended edition coming to Peacock
  • John Wick prequel moves to Peacock from Starz
  • Jonathan Kent being recast
  • Nextstar purchase of The CW goes through
  • Cobra Kai season 5 trailer
  • Wednesday teaser 
  • WBD continues to gut HBO Max
  • RIPD….2…?
  • Big studio complex planned for DTLA
  • Ezra Miller heading to vaguely worded “mental health treatment”
  • Per Dwayne, Black Adam deserved his own movie
  • Emelia Clarke possibly will be playing G’iah/Gloria Warner in Secret Invasion

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Episode #341 – Speaking of Academies

It’s a bit of a bad news week here at HPN. But the guys cover it all, and do their best to keep it light. Also, Umbrella Academy spoilers at 1:05:50

  • RIP Anne Heche
  • Emily Blunt joins Ryan Gosling in The Fall Guy
  • Karate Kid remake neither remake nor karate related
  • WBD closing the 45-day window
  • Spectrum shutting down its originals
  • D+ tiers revealed
  • Vince Gilligan prepping new show
  • More WBD updates
  • Madame Web characters/plot revealed

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Episode #340 – WTF @ WBD?

Boy did this week blow up. We have some regular news but it gets shot out of the water with the happenings over at Warner Bros. Discovery. Give it a listen.

  • Nick Offerman joins MI 8
  • Doug Liman’s Jake Gyllenhjaal Roadhouse remake rounds out its cast
  • Everything Everywhere All At Once directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (The Daniels) sign 5 year ‘pact’ with Universal
  • Godzilla vs. Kong Origins
  • Noted non Latino (Portuguese/Swedish, and Russian Jewish) James Franco to play Fidel Castro
  • The Flash will end with a shortened season 9
  • Keanu jumps to ‘TV’ will play the lead in The Devil in the White City
  • Roku will bow live stage play of Heathers the Musical
  • Leaked Tomb Raider script seems real after Square DMCAs it.
  • Andor trailer, series delayed until 9/21, 3 episodes dropping
  • Matt Reeves will not direct The Penguin series
  • Joker: Folie a Deux set for Late 2024
  • Oscar Isaac teases a Moon Knight season 2
  • The Flight Attendants Zosia Mamet joins Madame Inn Webb
  • The complete dismantling of the DCEU and other WBD properties.
  • Batgirl fully canceled and shelved at WBD
  • Scoob! sequel canceled
  • Supergirl may suffer the Batgirl fate
  • Strange Adventures (the DC-set anthology) is dead
  • HBOMax quietly removes 6 streaming movies from it’s platform
  • Aquabro 2 reportedly switches out a Micheal Keaton Batman scene with a Batfleck one
  • Weekly Ezra Miller update: They’re still nuts
  • Related: WBD is still planning on moving forward with The Flash movie
  • Walter Hamada threatened to quit following the Batgirl cancelation
  • A full restructuring of the DCEU and a 10 year plan is coming
  • HBOMax and Discovery+ to combine in summer 2023
  • Stock has plummeted in reaction

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Episode #339 – Tote Bags Are Coming!

Tote bags are NOT coming, but pop culture news is. Check it out!

  • RIP Paul Sorvino, Nichelle Nichols, Tony Dow, and Bill Russell
  • Tomb Raider cinematic rights up for grabs
  • MGM planning Drago spinoff (and Stallone is not happy)
  • Gladiator series
  • SNL ending?
  • Full Frontal canceled
  • Max Headroom returning?
  • Jessica Jones: Orphan Black: Echoes
  • TGMCU
  • Samaritan trailer
  • KOTOR on hold
  • James Gunn liked my tweet!
  • Shang-Chi director, Destin Daniel Creton to direct Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

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Episode #338 – Who Even Cares, Go Watch The Wakanda Forever Teaser Again

Lots of news and non news from SDCC 2022 ahead!

  • Dungeons & Dragons trailer
  • Disney is adapting the Neil Gaiman book The Graveyard
  • Mortal Kombat is getting a sequel
  • Netflix Ad supported tier won’t have everything that regular tier offers
  • The streaming giant also lost 1million subscribers
  • In things that also look bad, The Munsters is getting dumped on Netflix
  • X-Men ‘97 gets release date and first look
  • National Treasure Edge of History teaser
  • Disney in talks to stream newest season of Doctor Who
  • Warrior begins shooting season 3
  • House of the Dragon teaser
  • Kurt and Wyatt Russell join AppleTV+ Godzilla
  • For All Mankind renewed
  • Following the sexual misconduct claims Vince McMahon retires from WWE
  • Amandla Stenberg to lead The Acolyte
  • SDCC News
  • DC doesn’t mention most of it’s upcoming slate
  • No more SnyderVerse Jim Lee says
  • Shazam: Fury of the Gods trailer
  • Black Adam teaser
  • The Sandman trailer
  • Madame Web delayed 3 months
  • MCU Phases 4, 5 and 6 are called The Multiverse Saga
  • Phase 4 remaining projects
  • Phase 5
    • Ant-Man teaser 
    • Secret Invasion
    • Guardians vol 3 villain is the High Evolutionary played by Chukwudi Iwuji
    • Daredevil and Kingpin confirmed for Echo
    • Daredevil Born Again
    • Agatha title change, House of Harkness -> Coven of Chaos
    • Captain America: New World Order
    • Thunderbolts confirmed
  • Phase 6
    • Fantastic Four – 11/08/2024
    • Avengers: The Kang Dynasty – 5/2/2025
    • Avengers: Secret Wars – 11/07/2025

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