Daily Podcast: James Gunn's Suicide Squad, Venom & A Star Is Born Box Office, Female Superheroes, James Bond, Rian Johnson's Knives Out & Vudu

On the October 9 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Weekend Editor Brad Oman and Senior Writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including James Gunn's Suicide SquadVenom & Star is Born box office, female superheroes, James Bond, Rian Johnson's Knives Out, and Vudu.You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).

In The News:

  • Ben: James Gunn In Talks To Write and Possibly Direct 'Suicide Squad 2'
  • Brad: 'Venom' and 'A Star is Born' Both Exceed Opening Weekend Expectations
  • Peter will ask "do you think the reviews helped or hurt Venom?"
  • Ben: Kids Want to See More Female Superheroes and Sci-Fi Role Models, According to New Study
  • Brad: James Bond Will Never Be a Woman, According to Franchise Producer
  • Ben: Let's talk about the casting for Rian Johnson's next film:
  • Brad: Chris Evans Gets Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' with Daniel Craig
  • Ben: 'Knives Out': 'Sorry to Bother You' Star Lakeith Stanfield Joins Daniel Craig and Chris Evans in Rian Johnson's Murder Mystery
  • HT: 'Knives Out' Adds Michael Shannon, is Just Being Unfair to Other Movies Now
  • Brad: Vudu Working with MGM to Create Original Shows for Ad-Supported Streaming Service
  • Brad: Netflix Launching a Production Hub in New Mexico, Totaling $1 Billion in Business Over 10 Years
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

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