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Movie, television news, discussion and analysis from the writers at slashfilm.com.
26 Aug 2020 • 35 mins
On the August 26, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Justice League, AppleTV+, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Lord of the Rings, Nutty Professor, Powerpuff Girls, and Tenet. Opening Banter: In The News: Ben: WarnerMedia Investigating ‘Justice League’ Production, Making This Movie Somehow More Controversial Than EverWhat kind of abuse?HT: AppleTV+ is Planning to Add Augmented Reality Companion Content How would this work?Ben: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Sequel Directors Replaced, and All of Their Footage Has Been ScrappedHow often does this happen?HT: Blumhouse to Reboot ‘The Thing’ With John Carpenter InvolvedDo you think there is a clever blumhouse approach to this horror franchise?HT: ‘The Nutty Professor’ Remake Coming From the ‘Scream’ Reboot TeamWHY?!Ben: Live-Action ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Show in the Works at The CWWhat is the point of even doing this in live action?Ben: Gollum Becomes the Hero of His Own Story in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel Game TrailerWhat is even the story of this game? Gollum eats some fish?HT (og Chris): ‘Tenet’ Won’t Play at Drive-Ins in Markets Where Indoor Theaters Are ClosedDo you think WB will change their mind? Other Articles Mentioned: All the other stuff you need to know: You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes./Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.