Star Wars The Last Jedi at Comic-Con

Coming out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans were left with a huge question: who are Rey’s parents and why did they abandon her on Jakku? It looks like Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi might finally answer this question when it hits theaters two years after JJ Abrams’ Star Wars saga film. And there is the big revelation that Luke Skywalker believed that Kylo Ren was going to be “the chosen one.” Here’s what we know.

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die hard

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 9, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson and Brad Oman stop by the water cooler to discuss Ozark, Millarworld, and movie snack hacks. In the news we talk about Avatar sequels casting, DuckTales/Darkwing Duck crossover, a new ship in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, another 24 reboot, David Letterman’s return to television, a King Of The Hill revival, Modern Family’s end, A Christmas Story’ live TV musical and Stephen Colbert’s Animated Donald Trump series. And in the Mail Bag, we talk about movies that should be tv shows.

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minions

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 8, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson and Brad Oman stop by the water cooler to discuss selling DVDs, a Lion King singalong and a board game cafe, in the news we’ll talk about Netflix’s big comic book company acquisition, this weekend’s box office, Thriller 3D, Fantastic Four, and a bevy of MCU tidbits from Guardians director James Gunn. And in the mailbag, we’ll talk about how to improve the home movie experience.

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thanos

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 7, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson and Brad Oman to talk about the Karate Kid tv series sequel, the tone of DC’s Shazam, the future of The Dark Tower, Aladdin casting, and Tina Fey in Great News. In the mail bag, we’ll be speculating on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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mr. robot Bobby Cannavale’s character

USA Network has unleashed the first trailer for Mr. Robot season 3, revealing a Fall premiere date for the series, and our first look at Bobby Cannavale’s character Irving (seen above). Watch the Mr. Robot season 3 trailer below!

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guardians of the galaxy vol. 2 concept art

James Gunn is currently hard at work crafting the third film of the Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy, which is supposed to be the conclusion of the Guardians team as we know it. And while the script hasn’t been nailed down yet, and an official release date has yet to be announced, it certainly looks like the plan is to release Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in Summer 2020. Let’s take a look at what director James Gunn said to make me believe this.

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star wars vr

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 4, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Jacob Hall and Ben Pearson to talk books and games that should be movies, crazy Game of Thrones fan theories, the first reviews of The Dark Tower, a Miami Vice reboot, The Lion King and Han Solo casting, and a new Star Wars VR experience coming to Disney Parks.

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Narcos Season 3 Trailer

Narcos is one of my favorite Netflix original series, but with (spoilers for real life, and thus the show) the fall of Pablo Escobar at the end of season 2, the series must move on to a new storyline. I’ve been skeptical that the Cali Cartel would provide as compelling a story as the two season Escobar arc, but a new trailer shows a lot of promise. Hit the jump to watch the Narcos season 3 trailer.

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cinema paradiso

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 3, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson to talk about their favorite foreign films of all time, their recent adventures in video editing and podcast studio construction, news including Star Wars Episode 9, Star Wars: the Last Jedi, Han Solo, Stranger Things, Captain Marvel and the future of Transformers.

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On the /Film Daily podcast for August 2, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Brad Oman, Jacob Hall and Ben Pearson to talk the need or lack-their-of for superhero origin stories in movies, a Nightmare Before Christmas sequel, James Bond 25 rumors, another Star Trek series which may return to Khan, MTV is rebooting Total Request Live, the struggles behind the scenes on The Dark Tower revealed, and we discuss if the faster pace on Game of Thrones this season is a good thing.

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