Daily Podcast: 'Home Alone' Remake, Coming 2 America, John Henry, Emmys, Oscars, And More

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On the August 6, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Disney's plans to reboot Home Alone and slow down development on Fox films, dueling John Henry movies, Coming 2 America, and some awards discussion about the Emmys, BAFTAs, and Oscars.

Opening BanterIn The News:

  • HT - Disney to Reboot Fox's 'Home Alone', 'Night at the Museum', and More for Disney+
  • Brad - Disney Pulling Back on Fox Film Development After Studio Acquisitions Disappoint in the Third Quarter
  • Ben - Are You Ready for Dueling John Henry Movies? Terry Crews and Dwayne Johnson Are Playing the Folk Hero
  • HT - Wesley Snipes Joins Eddie Murphy in 'Coming to America 2'
  • Ben - This Year's Emmys Will Not Have a Host, But Will Offer "Many Surprises"
  • Ben - BAFTAs Creating a Casting Category – Could Oscars Be Next?
  • Other Articles Mentioned:

  • How the 'Avengers: Endgame' Final Battle Was Made
  • Casting By documentary on Amazon Prime Video
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

  • You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today's show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes.
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