On this episode, Zach and Brian discuss the concept of “serious blockbusters” in lieu of the release of War for the Planet of the Apes and whether those have a home in today’s Hollywood.
- Ava DuVernay wows us with visuals and colors (and Oprah) in first A Wrinkle in Time trailer
- John Oliver set to voice Zazu in The Lion King
- Ray Romano joins a stacked cast for Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman
- Quentin Tarantino has found his next movie and it is about the Manson murders
- Barry Jenkins’ next film project tackles James Baldwin
- Clint Eastwood casts the real-life soldiers as his leading actors in his next film
- George A. Romero dies at 77
- Disney finds its main cast members for Aladdin
Main Story (33:00):
Are serious blockbusters a good or bad thing? And what do we think of War for the Planet of the Apes?
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