Daily Podcast: Do We Need A Sherlock Holmes Cinematic Universe, Thomas The Train Engine & Slinky Movies

On the October 5, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including movie theaters, release dates, Star Wars, a Sherlock Holmes cinematic universe, Thomas The Train Engine & Slinky movies.

In The News:

  • Mention:
  • 'Dune' Release Pushed to October 2021
  • 'The Batman' Gets Delayed to 2022 as Warner Bros. Reshuffles Release Calendar
  • 'Jurassic World: Dominion' Release Date Pushed Back to 2022
  • Brad: AMC Theatres and Cinemark Will Not Close Their Doors Like Regal Cinemas
  • How can they afford to stay open?
  • Ben: 'Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back' Stories Revealed
  • What are the most ridiculous and interesting stories here?
  • Brad: Robert Downey Jr. Is Developing a 'Sherlock Holmes' Cinematic Universe to Follow the Next Sequel
  • So what does this mean? We're getting a Watson standalone movie?
  • Ben (og Chris): 'Thomas and Friends' Movie Being Developed for 'World War Z' Director Ma...
  • Pitch me how this movie will work.
  • Brad: 'Slinky' Movie to Walk Down Stairs and into Theaters to Tell the Origin Story of the Classic Toy
  • Is there enough interesting backstory to Slinky's creation?
  • 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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