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ISSUE #272 (Godzilla X Kong New Empire Review, & More)

In this week's new issue of The Comic Section Podcast, the hosts begin by offering their condolences for the recent passing of Louis Gossett Jr., the first Black man to win a supporting actor Oscar, and Chance Perdomo, known for his role in Prime Video’s Gen V. Gossett Jr. passed away at the age of 87, while Perdomo died at the young age of 27. The hosts reflect on their contributions to the entertainment industry and their legacies.

Shifting gears, the hosts discuss the upcoming 'The Fantastic Four' film, revealing that actress Julia Garner has been cast as a Shalla-Bal version of the Silver Surfer. This casting choice sparks speculation and anticipation among fans of the Marvel franchise.

Next, the hosts delve into the success of 'Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire', which topped the box office charts with an impressive $80 million debut from North American theaters. They likely analyze the film's performance and its impact on the monster movie genre.

Warner Bros. announces a fifth installment in the 'Matrix' franchise, marking the first film without Lana or Lily Wachowski as directors. Instead, "The Martian" screenwriter Drew Goddard will handle filmmaking duties. The hosts discuss this development and its implications for the beloved franchise.

The first look at Christian Bale as Frankenstein's monster in the upcoming Maggie Gyllenhaal film, "The Bride", is also discussed. The hosts share their thoughts on Bale's portrayal and the overall anticipation for the film.

Additionally, the hosts receive a surprise phone call from friend of the show, Sondley, who shares some cool recommendations for the listeners and hosts to check out.

In the "coming soon/preview" segment, the hosts preview trailers from Netflix's "Dead Boy Detectives" and "Unfrosted", as well as briefly discussing the new Star Wars show "Tales of The Empire".

Lastly, in the review segment of the show, the hosts give their review of "Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire", sharing their thoughts on the film's quality and entertainment value. Rigel also provides his review of Peter Jackson's King Kong.

Tune in to this week's episode of The Comic Section Podcast for discussions on recent entertainment news, trailer previews, and insightful reviews!

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