Daily Podcast: Why Disney Buying Fox Is Bad For Hollywood, Lord Of The Rings TV Series, House Of Cards, Joe Johnston & More

On the November 6, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Chris Evangelista. In the Feature Presentation, we'll discuss the bombshell reveal that Disney wants to buy Fox. In the latest news, we talk about Lord of the Ring tv series, Kevin Spacey fired from House of Cards, and Joe Johnston retiring. At the Water Cooler, we'll talk about the iPhone X, the Showtime series SMILF, Eataly, MondoCon and Super Mario Odyssey.You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).

In Our Feature Presentation: Disney Wants To Buy Fox's Movie Studio, TV Production and More

  • Jacob relays what we know
  • Why would Disney want to own Fox?
  • What might this include?
  • How could this complicate Hollywood?
  • Is this good or bad for us?
  • At the Water Cooler:

  • Peter got the iPhone X, watched SMILF, ate at Eataly, and went to a Magic convention
  • Jacob went to MondoCon and played Super Mario Odyssey
  • In the News:

  • 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series Planned for Amazon
  • Kevin Spacey Suspended From 'House of Cards', Will 'House of Cards' Kill Kevin Spacey's Character?
  • Joe Johnston Retiring After 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair'
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