Daily Podcast: Firestarter, The Lion King, Disneyland, A Fistful Of Dollars, Borat 2 And Jurassic World

On the September 30, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including Firestarter, The Lion King, Disneyland, A Fistful of Dollars, Borat 2 and Jurassic World.

Opening Banter: Happy Birthday Ben!In The News:

  • Chris: 'Firestarter' Remake From Blumhouse Will Star Zac Efron
  • Who do you think Efron will play? 
  • Is Firestarter worth remaking?
  • Ben (og HT): 'The Lion King' Follow-Up is Coming from 'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins
  • Is this a sequel? A Spin-Off? A Prequel?
  • Ben: Disney Announces Layoffs of Around 28,000 Cast Members in the U.S.
  • Chris: 'A Fistful Of Dollars' TV Series in Development
  • If you're going to make it a contemporary retelling then what's the point?
  • Ben: 'Borat 2' Will Debut on Amazon Prime Video Next Month
  • Mention: 'Borat 2' Releases a Very Nice Teaser Tied to the Presidential Debate
  • Is this movie exploiting the election for money or is it trying to make an impact?
  • Chris: 'Jurassic World: Dominion' is the Movie Colin Trevorrow Wanted to Make from the Beginning
  • If the first film was a big dumb monster movie, and the sequel is half disaster film half contained horror movie, what do you think Dominion will be?
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