Daily Podcast: Movies That Need Reboots, Why Summer '17 Was Great, Star Wars, Neuromancer, Spider-Man, Venom

On the /Film Daily podcast for August 11, 2017, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson and Brad Oman to discuss the news: a Neuromancer movie, Venom casting, more Hunger Games and Twilight movies, how The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was supposed to end, and more details about Leia and DJ's roles in Star Wars: the Last Jedi. In The Mail Bag, we'll talk about failed movies which Hollywood should reboot. And in Our Feature Presentation, Hoai-Tran Bui joins me to explain why this Summer was one of the best in decades and what Hollywood should learn from it. 

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Ben Pearson and Brad Oman join Peter Sciretta for the News:

  • 'Neuromancer' Movie to Be Directed by 'Deadpool' Helmer Tim Miller
  • How 'The Amazing-Spider Man 3' Would Have Brought Norman Osborn Back to Life
  • 'Rogue One' Star Riz Ahmed in Talks for 'Venom' Spin-Off, May or May Not Be Carnage
  • More 'Hunger Games' and 'Twilight' Movies May Happen If Lionsgate Gets Its Way
  • 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': The Bond Between General Leia and Poe Dameron Explained
  • 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': More Details About Benicio del Toro's Mysterious Character Revealed
  • In The Mailbag: Jordan from Massachusetts asks "What are some failed movies that you believe deserve to rebooted and given another shot?   The show has been great! Keep up the good work."

  • Peter's picks: Sound of Thunder, Timecop, The Last Starfighter
  • Ben's picks: The Dark Tower, Harry Potter 
  • Brad's picks: John Carter, Wild Wild West
  • Mentioned by Brad in the podcast: Kevin Smith's Jon Peters Superman/Wild Wild West story:

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