Hype Podcast

Episode #112 – American Merlin Story

Hosted by Selina Wilken, Pamela Gocobachi, Tariq Kyle

September 2, 2016

Hype #112 tackles Beauty and the Beast, James Bond casting rumors, movie news, TV show pilots and more.

Selina, Pam and Kyle settle in for a fun discussion of the week’s biggest entertainment stories!

How We Hype:
– Pam recommends Carly Rae Jepsen’s Emotion Side B
– Kyle read I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
– Selina finally finished Jane Eyre, and we get sidetracked with a discussion about which classics were ruined for us by reading them in school.

News:
– There’s a new teaser clip and some concept art from Beauty and the Beast!
– We pick our favorites from the alleged James Bond actor shortlist
– Karen Gillan joins the cast of Jumanji
– Gene Wilder dies at 83
– Sebastian Stan (!) joins Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky
– Kerry Washington is producing ABC’s new female-led cop drama
Pretty Little Liars is (finally?) coming to a close after season 7
– But in happier news, Stranger Things will return for s2
– Jeff Davis is doing a TV adaptation of Let The Right One In for TNT
– Outlander casts older John Grey for season 3
– Bill Nye is coming to Netflix! The Science guy inks deal for new talkshow
– Fox greenlights a reimagined King Arthur police procedural drama… for some reason.

TV Show of the Week:
– Pam is hyping about The Great British Bake-Off, like every other Hypable staffer
– Selina is revisiting Friends. Again.

We wrap up with Listener Feedback, and a small bonus discussion about just how we might be tackling a King Arthur police procedural series…

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