Daily Podcast: Firestarter, The Lion King, Disneyland, A Fistful of Dollars, Borat 2 and Jurassic World – /Film

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?
    • Is this a sequel? A Spin-Off? A Prequel?
    • If you’re going to make it a contemporary retelling then what’s the point?
    • 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?
    • 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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