In the latest issue of The Comic Section Podcast, we begin by paying our respects to two fallen professional wrestlers who have left a lasting impact on the industry. We remember Terry Funk and Windham Lawrence Rotunda, better known as Bray Wyatt, and reflect on their contributions to the world of wrestling.
Shifting gears, we delve into the world of entertainment industry news. This week, we discuss a rather intriguing scenario involving major executives from Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, Universal Pictures, and Netflix. These executives attempted to persuade striking writers to accept their exclusive counteroffer. We unpack the details of this situation and explore the dynamics at play.
Marvel fans have something to look forward to as well. We've got exciting news about the development of "Thor 5" at Marvel Studios. Even more thrilling is the possibility of Taika Waititi returning to helm the project. We delve into the implications of this announcement and speculate on what the future holds for the God of Thunder.
In a surprising twist, we explore the concept of de-aging in filmmaking. The prospect of de-aging Denzel Washington has caught our attention, and it seems that Antoine Fuqua is considering an 'Equalizer' origin story that might involve this intriguing technology. We weigh in on the potential of such a project and its impact on storytelling.
Shifting our focus, we delve into the realm of film criticism. Rotten Tomatoes has formed three new partnerships aimed at supporting critics from underrepresented communities. We discuss these partnerships, which focus on LGBTQ, Asian Pacific Islander, and Black Entertainment Critics, and reflect on the importance of diverse perspectives in film evaluation.
Our excitement doesn't end there. We offer a sneak peek at some intriguing trailers. "Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire," a captivating upcoming film, has caught our attention. Additionally, we're keeping an eye out for a documentary centered around wrestlers, as well as the release of "Cassandro." We discuss the potential impact of these projects on the entertainment landscape.
In our review segment, Jason takes the reins as he shares his thoughts on HBO Max's "Warrior" season 3. Meanwhile, Rigel provides a detailed review of "Blue Beetle," and we delve into the intricacies of Remembrance of Earth's Path's: The Three-Body Trilogy book series. Be sure to tune in to this week's episode of The Comic Section Podcast for a comprehensive breakdown of these topics and more!