The entertainment news for the week ending Thursday, September 10th 2015 as seen by Beef, Neil and Wing. As usual, we discuss news from the world of entertainment from movies to TV, the web and more. Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert! These discussions will be spoiler filled and will contain explicit language, so consider yourself warned.
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OBITUARIES& NON-OBITUARIES(Let’s not have a moment of silence)
Terry Gilliam, not-dead at age 74: Variety accidentally hits the “post” button on his obituary
Marvel:A-Force #4, Civil War #4, Planet Hulk #4 and 1602: Witch Hunter Angela #3
DC: JL:United #14 (Nostalgia – Sgt. Rock)
Image:Bitch Planet #5, Walking Dead #146, The Wicked + the Divine #14, Saga Vol 5
Indie:Swords of Sorrow #5 (Dynamite), Star Trek: New Visions #8: The Survival Equation (IDW), Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #1 (Dark Horse)
Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig: First look at the new expanded universe!!
Release Date: Sept 4, 2015
Star Wars: Lost Stars by Claudia Grey: YA Lit in the run up to Force Awakens
Release Date: Sept 4, 2015
Homecoming: Book 1 – Aftermath by R. A. Salvatore: The 28th Drizzt Do’urden book
Release Date: Sept 1, 2015
Arrow (CW): Season 4 trailer drops at Dragon Con
The Flash (CW): Season 2 trailer focuses on Jay Garrick
The Walking Dead (AMC): You know what these Walkers need… more Zombie!
Agents of SHIELD (ABC): First Trailer and some insight into season 3
Jessica Jones (Netflix): Jessica Jones to premiere on Nov 20
Shooter (USA Network): Pilot based on the Mark Whalberg movie is getting some cast
Weekend Box Office (U.S. Domestic): Sept 4-7 (Includes Labor Day)
1stWar Room$12.55M (+10.6%)
2nd Straight Outta Compton$11.28M(-14.1%)
3rd A Walk In the Woods$10.55M(opening week)
4th MI: Rogue Nation$9.3M (+14%)
5thThe Transporter: Refueled$9.0M(opening week)
Summer Box Office Re-cap: Second best year on record after a disappointing 2014
Road House (Reboot): Ronda Rousey to take the place of Patrick Swayze
Trainspotting 2: This might actually happen…
Bourne 5: First shot of Matt Damon as Jason Bourne hits the interwebs
Our Brand is Crisis (Movie): New Sandra Bullock adaptation of a 2005 documentary
Beasts of No Nation (Netflix): First Trailer drops
STAR WARS Countdown to VII
Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Countdown: 98 daysLess than 100 – double digits baby!
Force Friday: The Force is strong with Hasbro
The Force Awakens: Brits will get Ep VII 1 day before North America.
The Force Awakens: C3-PO speaks his mind on the mouse, prequels and George
Star Wars VIII: Episode 8 to start shooting in Ireland in October after some confusion
Ubisoft Theme-park: Lemme guess; kids will swan dive into piles of hay from old buildings