Weekend Movie News Podcast: Venom, New Mutants, Black Panther.

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Weekend Movie News Podcast: Venom, New Mutants, Black Panther.

We take to the air to cover the latest casting news, rumors, and trailers.

Weekend Movie News Podcast: Venom, New Mutants, Black Panther.
Second time’s the charm, eh?

We revive the movie news roundup with a round robin podcast.  This weekend, Nate and I tackle Sony’s latest attempts to jump-start a Spider-Man cinematic universe, without Spider-Man.  We also look at Fox’s newest mutant movie, aptly titled The New Mutants.   After all of that, we settle in with some fresh new trailers and see if anything gets us excited to head to the theater.

As a sad addition, we also do a in memoriam section this week for Adam West, famous for the 1960’s Batman show, and Glenne Headly who was best known for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels but also had a wide-ranging career.

Movie News.



  • Tom Hardy in talks to play Venom.
  • Silver and Black: all female team-up of Spider-Man heroines.


  • New Mutants casting news, director Josh Boone says will be a “horror movie.”  Stars Anya Joy-Taylor and Maisie Williams.


      • Black Panther poster and first trailer drops.
      • Chris Hemsworth as Thor smashes toys in frustration.



New Trailers

Black Panther.

Chadwick Boseman returns as the heroic Black Panther in his own solo movie.

Rough Night.

A group of friends reunite for a girl’s night that quickly gets out of hand.  Starring Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon.

Murder on the Orient Express.

On a cross continental train, a strange murder has famous detective Hercule Poirot trying to determine which of 13 passengers is the killer.  Starring Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, and Johnny Depp.

The Mountain Between Us.

Two strangers must survive extreme conditions when their chartered plane crashes on a mountain.  Starring Idris Elba and Kate Winslet.

Victoria and Abdul.

An aging queen finds new life through an unlikely friendship with a servant.  Starring Dame Judi Dench and Ali Fazal.

Logan Lucky.

Two down on their luck brothers decide to rob a racetrack, and recruit an unstable ex-con to help them pull it off.  Starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig.


In Memoriam.

    • Glenne Headly, who starred in films such as Mr. Hollands Opus and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, passed away at age 62.
    • Adam West, iconic caped crusader and Hollywood journeyman, dead at age 88.


  • David Suchet played Hercule Poirot on the long running BBC television program.
  • Steven Soderbergh is directing Logan Lucky, and did not direct Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.



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