Failed Movies That Need Reboots, Why This Summer Was Great For Movies, Star Wars, Neuromancer, Spider-Man, Venom & More


On the August 11, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, we talk about a Neuromancer movie, Venom casting, more Hunger Games and Twilight movies, how The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was supposed to end, and more details about Leia and DJ’s roles in Star Wars: the Last Jedi. In the mail bag, we’ll talk about failed movies which Hollywood should reboot. And in our feature presentation, Hoai-Tran Bui joins me to explain why this Summer was one of the best in decades and what Hollywood should learn from it.

Ben Pearson and Brad Oman join Peter Sciretta for the News: 

In The Mailbag: Jordan from Massachusetts asks “What are some failed movies that you believe deserve to rebooted and given another shot?   The show has been great! Keep up the good work.”

  • Peter’s picks: Sound of Thunder, Timecop, The Last Starfighter
  • Ben’s picks: The Dark Tower, Harry Potter
  • Brad’s picks: John Carter, Wild Wild West


Mentioned by Brad in the podcast: Kevin Smith's Jon Peters Superman/Wild Wild West story:




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In Our Feature Presentation, Hoai-Tran Bui joins me to talk about Why the 2017 Summer Movie Season is the Best One We’ve Seen in Decades.

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