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Home Alone Remake, Coming 2 America, John Henry, Emmys, Oscars, and More

By SlashFilm.com

On the August 6, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Disney’s plans to reboot Home Alone and slow down development on Fox films, dueling John Henry movies, Coming 2 America, and some awards discussion about the Emmys, BAFTAs, and Oscars.   Opening Banter:    In The News:   HT - Disney to Reboot Fox’s ‘Home Alone’, ‘Night at the Museum’, and More for Disney+ Brad - Disney Pulling Back on Fox Film Development After Studio Acquisitions Disappoint in the Third Quarter Ben - Are You Ready for Dueling John Henry Movies? Terry Crews and Dwayne Johnson Are Playing the Folk Hero HT - Wesley Snipes Joins Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming to America 2’ Ben - This Year’s Emmys Will Not Have a Host, But Will Offer “Many Surprises” Ben - BAFTAs Creating a Casting Category – Could Oscars Be Next?   Other Articles Mentioned: How the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Final Battle Was Made Casting By documentary on Amazon Prime Video   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. /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com.  You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS).  Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at peter@slashfilm.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air.  Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word!  Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.

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