Daily Podcast: Big Star Wars Changes, Pirates of the Caribbean, Netflix, and Universal Studios – /Film

On the October 29, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and television news, including Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Netflix, and Universal Studios.

In The News:

  • Peter: ‘Game of Thrones’ Directors David Benioff & D.B. Weiss No Longer Making ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy
  • HT: The Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Was Originally Planned to Be a Feature Film, Ewan McGregor Confirms
  • HT: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Tracking for the Lowest Opening of the Sequel Trilogy, at Least for Now
  • HT: The First Episode of ‘The Mandalorian’ Contains a Major ‘Star Wars’ Spoiler
  • Chris: Disney Says “Bah Humbug” to Apple, Plans Their Own ‘Christmas Carol’ Musical
  • Ben: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot Refuses to Die, Pairs Original Film’s Wr…
  • Chris: Netflix Testing Variable Playback Speeds, Presumably for Serial Killers
  • Ben: New Universal Studios Theme Parks Will Use Facial Recognition Technology 
    • Mention: Universal’s Epic Universe Set to Open in 2023 – Here’s What You Need to Know

     

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