On the June 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest news, including Chris Hardwick, an update on the Disney/Fox acquisition deal, Stranger Things gets a comic book prequel, Brad Bird’s 1906, Sicario: Day of the Soldado early buzz, Incredibles 2 box office, Will Ferrell making a Netflix movie, Warner Bros’ plan for DC’s future, Optimus Prime standalone movie, and a Star Wars: Episode 9 rumor.
In The News:
- Chris Hardwick Loses Talk Show on AMC After Abuse Allegations, Won’t Be Moderating Comic-Con Panels
- Disney / Fox brief update
- ‘Stranger Things’ Comic Will Tell The Story Of What Happened To Will In The Upside Down
- Brad Bird Wants To Turn ‘1906’ Into Both A Film and TV Series
- ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ Early Buzz: A Surprisingly Superb Sequel
- Warner Bros. Decides The Best Business Plan For DC’s Future Is To Make Good Movies
- ‘Incredibles 2’ Smashes Box Office Records with the Biggest Opening Ever for Animated Movies
- Will Ferrell Dusts Off His Singing Voice For ‘Eurovision’ Movie For Netflix
- Optimus Prime Could Get His Own Solo ‘Transformers’ Spin-Off Following ‘Bumblebee’
- Is Another Major ‘Star Wars’ Character Returning for ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’?
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