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episode 686: Beauty and the Beast Prequel, Taika Waititi’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, A Quiet Place Part II, The Last of Us, and More


On the March 6, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including early buzz for A Quiet Place Part II, Taika Waititi’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory shows, The Last of Us heading to HBO, a possible Frankenstein movie, the Beauty and the Beast prequel, and more.

 

Opening Banter:

 

In The News:

  • Ben (og HT): ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Early Buzz: Another Masterclass in Suspense from John Krasinski
  • Brad: Taika Waititi Entering the World of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ with Two Animated Series at Netflix
  • Chris: ‘The Last of Us’ TV Series Headed to HBO With ‘Chernobyl’ Creator and Game’s Original Writer
  • Brad (og HT): ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Novelization Reveals Rey’s Father is a Failed Palpatine Clone
  • Chris: ‘The Invisible Man’ Producer Jason Blum Would Love to Make ‘Frankenstein’ (The Movie, Not the Monster)
  • Ben: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series in Development at Disney+, Will Focus on Gaston and LeFou’s Origin Story

 

Other Articles Mentioned:

  • ‘Westworld’ Season 3: A Bigger, More Action-Packed Season Still Hindered by the Mystery Box
  • Listen: ‘Whiplash’ Soundtrack Deluxe Edition Remixes a Classic; Plus an Interview with Composer Justin Hurwitz

 

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