Daily Podcast: The Hunt Controversy, Aladdin 2, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, HBO Max, And More

On the August 13 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Universal canceling the release of The Hunt, a new Stephen King film, Disney's plans for Fox, Aladdin 2, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and the streaming value of shows like The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, and Seinfeld.

In the News:

  • Brad - Universal Cancels 'The Hunt' Release After Mass Shootings, Political Controversy, and Uproar
  • Chris - Stephen King's 'Roadwork' Movie Now Under Construction, With 'It' Team Producing
  • Brad - New Details Emerge About Fox's Future as Disney Nitpicks the Studio's Film Slate
  • Chris - 'Aladdin' Sequel in Early Stages, According to Producer
  • Brad - 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Score Length May Hint at Film's Runtime
  • Brad - HBO Max May Pay $1.5 Billion to Stream All of 'Big Bang Theory' and 'Two and a Half Men'; 'Seinfeld' Could Be Next
  • Other Articles Mentioned:

  • Universal's Cancellation of 'The Hunt' is Morally Indefensible and Financially Unavoidable
  • 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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