Daily Podcast: Solo, The Last Jedi, Apple, His Dark Materials, Ready Player One, Love, Star Wars Rebels

On the March 12, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Director and the Jedi, Apple's Original Series, His Dark Materials, and Ready Player One. At the Water Cooler, we talk about Thoroughbreds, Love season 3, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Big Picture. And in the Spoiler Room, we'll talk about what the new character introduced in the Star Wars Rebels finale could mean for the future of Star Wars tv shows.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 saw Thoroughbreds and binge-watched Love season 3 on Netflix
  • Brad did nothing.
  • Ben read The Handmaid's Tale.
  • Chris read The Big Picture, a Must-Read Book About Filmmaking in the 21st Century
  • In the News:

  • Michael K. Williams Describes His 'Solo' Character As 'Half Mountain Lion'
  • Watch The First 12 Minutes of the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Documentary 'The Director and the Jedi' Right Now
  • Apple's Original TV Series Strategy Explained
  • New 'His Dark Materials' Adaptation Coming From Tom Hooper, Starring 'Logan' Actress Dafne Keen
  •  'Ready Player One' SXSW Early Buzz: A Hugely Enjoyable Crowd-Pleaser
  • In The Spoiler Room:

  • 'Star Wars Rebels' Creator Has A Plan For New Character Introduced In Finale
  • Other posts referenced in this episode:

  • 'Ready Player One' Review: A Lightweight but Fun Adventure in Nostalgia [SXSW]
  • 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Theater Standee Puts You in the Millennium Falcon
  • Who Would Mark Hamill Want to Play a Young Luke Skywalker in a Star Wars Spin-Off?
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