Daily Podcast: Westworld, The Hunger Games, Venom 2, HBO Max, Scoob!, SXSW & More

On the April 22, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Westworld, The Hunger Games, Venom 2, HBO Max, Scoob!, SXSW and more.

In The News:

  • Chris: 'Westworld' Season 4 is Official at HBO, Showrunners Planning a Six Season Run
  • HT: 'The Hunger Games' Prequel Movie Officially Coming From Lionsgate, Francis Lawrence Returning to Direct
  • Ben (og Jacob): 'Venom 2' is Now Titled 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' – And Has Been Delayed Eight Months
  • HT: HBO Max Streaming Service Sets Official Launch Date for May 27
  • HBO Max Originals Trailers: Anna Kendrick's 'Love Life,' Sundance Documentary 'On the Record,' New 'Looney Tunes Cartoons,' and More
  • Ben: Warner Media "Rethinking the Theatrical Model"
  • Chris: 'Scoob!' Skipping Theaters and Going Directly to Digital
  • Ben: 'Spaceship Earth' Trailer: Neon's Biosphere Documentary Has an Innovative Release Strategy
  • HT: SXSW Filmmakers Aren't On Board with Amazon's Offer to Screen Their Movies for Free
  • Chris: The Majority of Georgia Movie Theaters Won't Reopen Next Week
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