Daily Podcast: The Last Jedi's Divisive Reactions, Box Office Numbers, Morgan Spurlock, And More

On the December 15, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Chris Evangelista and Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including Morgan Spurlock's admission of sexual misconduct, Star Wars: The Last Jedi's box office numbers, The Last Jedi has more practical creatures than any other Star Wars film, the future of the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool, a book of Rian Johnson's behind the scenes photos will be released, and in our feature presentation, we'll talk about The Last Jedi and how it doesn't care what you think about it.You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunesGoogle PlayOvercast and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).

At the Water Cooler:

  • Jacob has been watching The Crown
  • HT saw The Last Jedi at Smithsonian's Air and Space museum
  • Chris read a book about Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone
  • In the News:

  • HT – Morgan Spurlock Admits History of Sexual Misconduct, Steps Down From Production Company
  • Chris – X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool Are Definitely Coming to the MCU
  • Ben - Star Wars: The Last Jedi Box Office: Second Biggest Thursday Ever, Could Score $100 Million Opening Day
  • Chris – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Has More Practical Creatures Than Any Star Wars Film
  • HT - Book of Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi Photos Will Be Released
  • In our Feature Presentation:

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi Doesn't Care What You Think About It – And That's Why It's Great
  • Other articles mentioned: What Does The Last Jedi Ending Mean For The Future of the Trilogy?You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today's show at slashfilm.com. /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 Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). We're still very much experimenting with this podcast, please feel free to send your feedback to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.