Daily Podcast: Joker Casting, Fast & Furious Director, Annihilation Reactions, Venom Trailer & More

On the February 8, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest news, including the big Joker casting report, Bryan Fuller leaves Amazing Stories, The Big Sick writers go to Apple, Annihilation early buzz, a reaction to the Venom trailer, and Dwayne Johnson's Fast and Furious spinoff gets a director. And at the Water Cooler, we're talking about diets, books, and yoga.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).

At the Water Cooler:

  • Peter is back on the keto diet.
  • Ben read A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.
  • HT is doing hot yoga.
  • In the News:

  • Joaquin Phoenix in Talks to Play the Joker in Todd Phillips's Standalone DC Movie
  • Bryan Fuller Leaves Yet Another Show, Will No Longer Run 'Amazing Stories'
  • 'The Big Sick' Writers Are Making a TV Show for Apple
  • 'Annihilation' Early Buzz: Alex Garland Has Made a "Dazzling," "Provocative" Sci-Fi Classic
  • Reaction: 'Venom' Trailer: Tom Hardy is a Lethal Protector
  • Dwayne Johnson's 'Fast and Furious' Spin-Off Eyes 'Deadpool 2' Director David Leitch
  • Other posts referenced in this episode:

  • The Best Teaser Trailers of All Time
  • 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). Please feel free to send your feedback, questions or comments to us at peter@slashfilm.com and leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.