Daily Podcast: New Star Wars Series, Batman's TV Spin-Off, Fast 9, AMC Theaters, Little Monsters & Bird Box 2

On the July 13, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including a new Star Wars animated series, Batman's TV Spin-off, Batman Forever extended cut, Fast 9 goes to space, the future of AMC Theaters, Little Monsters and Bird Box 2.

In The News:

  • Brad: Disney+ Orders 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch', an Animated Series Spin-Off of 'The Clone Wars'
  • Peter: Could this be the Star Wars version of GI Joe or A-Team? Do we really need another series in the prequel era? 
  • Chris: 'The Batman' Gotham Police TV Series in the Works From Matt Reeves and Terence Winter for HBO Max
  • Peter: Is now a bad time to announce a cop show? What would you like to see and not see in this?
  • Brad: 'Batman Forever' Had a "Much Darker, More Serious" 170-Minute Cut from Joel Schumacher
  • Peter: Will we ever see this cut?
  • Chris (og HT): 'F9' Might Be Taking Off to Space, Ludacris Hints
  • Peter: What kind of crazy space action do you want to see from the fam?
  • Brad: AMC Theatres Reaches New Debt Agreement to Stay Afloat Through 2021 
  • Peter: But what if movies don't return in 2021?
  • Chris: 'Little Monsters', All-Ages Approach to Classic Universal Monsters, Coming From 'Toy Story 4' Director Josh Cooley
  • Peter: Why do you hate this idea Chris?
  • Brad: 'Bird Box' Sequel in Development at Netflix
  • Peter: What is it going to be about?
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