Hype Podcast

Episode #152 – Desert Island Playlist

Hosted by Selina Wilken, Pamela Gocobachi, Marama Whyte

July 12, 2017

Hype Podcast 152 talks J.K. Rowling’s “surprise,” Fantastic Beasts, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Bold Type, Stranger Things and much more.

It’s the week before San Diego Comic-Con and Pam, Selina and Marama are back to bring you the latest entertainment news stories — much of which is “more news coming soon!” But hey, at least J.K. Rowling wrote A NEW BOOK so that’s something…

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How We Hype:
– Selina and Pam give a brief review of Spider-Man: Homecoming
– Marama did the smart thing and went to see Wonder Woman again
– Pam reviews Haim’s “Something to Tell You.”

News:
– Surprise! J.K. Rowling wrote that political fairytale after all — on a dress — but we might never get to read it
– Fantastic Beasts 2: Dan Fogler shares a photo from the set
– John Oliver to play Zazu in Disney’s “photorealistic” Lion King
– Selma Blair officially joins cast of the Heathers reboot
– Ava DuVernay will tackle the story of the Central Park Five in new limited series
– Marvel’s New Warriors Freeform series reveals cast
– Outlander season 3 air date, poster revealed
– The Exorcist season 2 is #starringJohnCho!
– The Stranger Things season 2 poster looks exactly like The 100 season 4 poster, nbd
– Michael Gambon and Angela Lansbury have joined the new BBC adaptation of Little Women
– True Blood star Nelsan Ellis has tragically passed away
– Kesha’s new single “Praying” is here, and we’re loving it.

TV Show of the Week:
– Marama reviews the pilot of Friends From College
– Pam is super into The Bold Type
Wynonna Earp dropped a major bombshell on us last week — Selina reacts.

As always we wrap up with Listener Feedback, which this week includes a tweet we’ve been putting off for way too long: asking us to make a desert island playlist! Share your thoughts on anything we talked about by leaving a comment on this post, tweeting us @HypableHYPE, and/or emailing [email protected].

If you’re a Sense8 fan, check out the bonus episode we released last week discussing the second season as well as the tumultuous cancellation/special announcement.

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