The Lord of the Rings, Annapurna Pictures, Next Goal Wins, MoviePass, and More
On the August 8, 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 Annapurna Pictures, Lord and Miller’s Marvel projects, a new Taika Waititi movie, the Game of Thrones guys head to Netflix, more Coming 2 America casting, MoviePass, and Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings TV series. Opening Banter: In The News: Ben - Annapurna Pictures May Be Exploring the Idea of Bankruptcy, Founder Megan Ellison Has “No Intention” to Shut Down the Company Brad (og Ben) - Lord and Miller Tease New Live-Action Marvel Shows, Aiming for Something Unprecedented on TV HT - Taika Waititi is Directing ‘Next Goal Wins’ for Fox Searchlight Before ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Ben - ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Massive $200 Million Deal at Netflix Brad (og Ben) - MoviePass Changed Some Users’ Passwords on Purpose So They Couldn’t Use the Service Brad - ‘Coming 2 America’ Brings Back James Earl Jones Among Other New and Returning Characters HT (og Ben) - Amazon’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Show to Have 20 Episodes in Its First Season Other Articles Mentioned: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.