Daily Podcast: Did Rey Earn Her Force Skills? Moviepass, Star Wars Episode 9, Terminator, Black Panther, Westworld

On the January 10, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest news, including Moviepass, Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars Episode 9 pitch, the possibility of romance in that film, Christian Bale's thoughts on Terminator Salvation, Black Panther advance ticket sales, and in the spoiler room, we'll talk about some surprising Westworld casting as well as some more on Rey's heritage and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.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 the News:

  • How MoviePass is Trying To Get 1.5 Million People To See 'I, Tonya' Mention: MoviePass Surpasses 1.5 Million Subscribers, Adds 500,000 in Last 30 Days
  • Colin Trevorrow's 'Star Wars: Episode 9' Pitch Moved Daisy Ridley to Tears
  • Could a Rey and Poe Romance Happen in 'Star Wars: Episode 9'? Daisy Ridley Hopes Not
  • Christian Bale Regrets 'Terminator Salvation,' Explains That He Signed On Out of Spite After Turning It Down Three Times
  • 'Black Panther' Advance Tickets Sold More Than Any Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie
  • In the Spoiler Room:

  • New 'Star Wars' Comic Explains How Rey Has Force Powers, Kinda
  • Peter – How The Last Jedi Makes Force Awakens A Worse Movie: Does Rey Earn Her Force Skills?
  • 'Westworld' Season 2 Will Feature the Return of Jimmi Simpson
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