Books & Games That Should Be Movies, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Dark Tower, Miami Vice, Lion King & More


Ben Pearson joins Peter Sciretta for the August 4, 2017 episode of /Film Daily.


In The News:

‘The Dark Tower’ Review Round-Up: Can the Movie Really Be This Bad?

‘Miami Vice’ Reboot Coming From ‘Fast & Furious’ Collaborators Vin Diesel and Chris Morgan

Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Voice Scar in Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’

Clint Howard Cast in ‘Han Solo’

'Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire' Hyper-Reality Experience Coming to Disney Resorts This Year, But What Is It?

Some other great features from the site mentioned in the episode include:

A Visit to the IMAX VR Experience Centre: Is This the Future of Immersive Entertainment?


Jacob Hall joins us for The Mailbag: Nicholas E from Chicago Heights, IL asks “What is a video game or book (comic books count) that you wish would be adapted into a film?”

  • Peter’s picks: Chuck Palahniuk's Survivor, Y: The Last Man, Kill or Be Killed, Letter 44, Gotham Academy
  • Ben’s picks: Stranglehold, The Devil in the White City, Earthworm Jim, Fables
  • Jacob’s picks:  Video Game – Bloodborne, Comic – Transmetropolitan, Book – Pictures at a Revolution 

To submit questions to the mailbag, send them to Please mention your name and general geographical location in case we mention the question on the air.

In Our Feature Presentation, Jacob Hall talks about a Game of Thrones fan theory.

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