The Lord of the Rings, Annapurna Pictures, Next Goal Wins, MoviePass, and More

  • Published: 08 August 2019
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    On the August 8, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Annapurna Pictures, Lord and Miller’s Marvel projects, a new Taika Waititi movie, the Game of Thrones guys head to Netflix, more Coming 2 America casting, MoviePass, and Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings TV series.
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    In The News:
    Ben - Annapurna Pictures May Be Exploring the Idea of Bankruptcy, Founder Megan Ellison Has “No Intention” to Shut Down the Company
    Brad (og Ben) - Lord and Miller Tease New Live-Action Marvel Shows, Aiming for Something Unprecedented on TV
    HT - Taika Waititi is Directing ‘Next Goal Wins’ for Fox Searchlight Before ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’
    Ben - ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Massive $200 Million Deal at Netflix
    Brad (og Ben) - MoviePass Changed Some Users’ Passwords on Purpose So They Couldn’t Use the Service
    Brad - ‘Coming 2 America’ Brings Back James Earl Jones Among Other New and Returning Characters
    HT (og Ben) - Amazon’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Show to Have 20 Episodes in Its First Season
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