But we start where all good SatMats start, with a discussion of major stars who have turned down Marvel roles for one reason or another. Tom Cruise? Emily Blunt? Yup, they’re on the list, along with some other surprises. Why would you turn down such a role? Fabian has some thoughts.
The oddball charmer ‘Dickinson’ is coming back for just one more season, but they’re going out with a bang on new casting news. Top Gun: Maverick, MI7, and more are all moving their theatrical slate. ‘Tis the season after all. And Mike Richards is out of the Jeopardy host box. And Mike Richards is out of the Jeopardy host box.
We’re hoping for more than we got with Thunder Force as Kaplan brings Melissa McCarthy’s latest dramatic turn, The Starling for her trailer pick. We largely missed the cultural import of Diana and the Royals because we’re all TOO YOUNG. Did you hear that? We’re too young to understand it. But that’s not stopping us from talking about Fabian’s pick, Spencer. And Pete, proving how comically hardcore he is now with horror movies — oh, you hadn’t heard? He loves them now — we talk about James Wan’s latest, Malignant… staring James Wan.
Kaplan’s game is a speed round of 80’s classic movie line trivia. It’s a straight forward brainbreaker, but Pete and Fabian hold their own. You’ll want to remember this one, because if Tommy has his way, you’ll be crying through his first hosting duty coming in two weeks with a variation on this theme.
The Next Reel just wrapped up their first series of this year with Look Who’s Talking. This earned us the honor of talking about “Cute and Cantankerous Senior Citizens in Film” based on the wonderful Abe Vigoda’s performance in the film. (What’s that? You would like to vote on upcoming lists? Great! Head here to learn how.)