Daily Podcast: Justice League, AppleTV+, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Lord Of The Rings, Nutty Professor, Powerpuff Girls, And Tenet

On the August 26, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Justice League, AppleTV+, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Lord of the Rings, nutty Professor, Powerpuff Girls, and Tenet.

In The News: 

  • Ben: WarnerMedia Investigating 'Justice League' Production, Making This Movie Somehow More Controversial Than Ever
  • What kind of abuse?
  • HT: AppleTV+ is Planning to Add Augmented Reality Companion Content 
  • How would this work?
  • Ben: 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Sequel Directors Replaced, and All of Their Footage Has Been Scrapped
  • How often does this happen?
  • HT: Blumhouse to Reboot 'The Thing' With John Carpenter Involved
  • Do you think there is a clever blumhouse approach to this horror franchise?
  • HT: 'The Nutty Professor' Remake Coming From the 'Scream' Reboot Team
  • WHY?!
  • Ben: Live-Action 'Powerpuff Girls' Show in the Works at The CW
  • What is the point of even doing this in live action?
  • Ben: Gollum Becomes the Hero of His Own Story in 'Lord of the Rings' Prequel Game Trailer
  • What is even the story of this game? Gollum eats some fish?
  • HT (og Chris): 'Tenet' Won't Play at Drive-Ins in Markets Where Indoor Theaters Are Closed
  • Do you think WB will change their mind?
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

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