Roundtable 3: Aborted Movie Franchises


Looking at what could’ve been! In this episode, Chris, Frank, Eric, and Dimitri relay some of the big announcements from San Diego Comic Con and talk about The Conjuring 2 (2016). Then they engage in an in-depth discussion of movie franchises that got cut off. Also, Dimitri divulges his Indiana Jones fan fic, and Chris sneaks in two recommendations for the price of one. Come back next time as we discuss our modern obsession with continuity.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:59     News: Ben Affleck Will Direct the Next Batman
  • 04:29     News: Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga Return for The Conjuring 2
  • 10:08     News: The Green Lantern Corps Gets a Movie
  • 14:39     Aborted Movie Franchises
  • 30:38     Chris’ Recommendation: Steelheart
  • 32:30     Frank’s Recommendation: An Evening with Kevin Smith
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Author: Chris Duncan
Podcaster / Guest Contributor With a sordid past involving illustrations, libraries, and subtitles, Chris has reinvented himself as a specialist in the liberal insertion of puns. Like anyone working with words, he hides an embarrassing novel in his drawer but not in his drawers.