Hype Podcast

Episode #96 – A Journey to the Past

Hosted by Selina Wilken, Pamela Gocobachi, Marama Whyte, Kristen Kranz

April 21, 2016

Hype Podcast #96 breaks down this week’s biggest entertainment news stories including Fantastic Beasts, Anastasia, Star Wars and Castle.

How We Hype:
– Kristen joins the rank of Hypable writers who’ve seen Captain America: Civil War
– Marama’s seen some other(!) movies: Huntsman: Winter’s War and The Man Who Knew Infinity
– Selina, on Marama’s suggestion, went to see The Jungle Book… and LOVED it!
– Pam recommends a music-themed biopic called I Saw the Light, and also gives a mini review of Demolition.

News:
– Harry Potter characters will turn up in Fantastic Beasts. Yay?
Jurassic World 2 gets a director who’s not Colin Trevorrow
– An Anastasia musical is coming to Broadway!
– Hollywood to make a “live action” Pokémon movie, Selina is excited
– Kristen liked the Girl on the Train trailer with Emily Blunt
– Oscar Isaac says Star Wars: Episode VIII is “going places… I wouldn’t have expected.” Tee hee hee.
– AMC drops their stupid plan for people to be able to text in cinemas
– Neil Gaiman is writing a Good Omens miniseries
– A Disney Channel marathon is happening in May
– Stana Katic is leaving Castle… but why?!
– Totally relevant pop culture news: Harriet Tubman is replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

TV Show of the Week:
– Pam has high praise for both Outlander and Damien
– Marama’s seen TWO shows this week: The Mindy Project and Brooklyn Nine-Nine
– Kristen is halfway through Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
– Selina is finally catching up on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and loving it.

In Listener Feedback we tackle some The 100 questions, and read out listener Jannik’s cool plan for Marvel’s Spider-Man trilogy.

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