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In this episode of The Fictionphile Podcast, we cover some of the highlights from the past week, including news about Spider-Man: No Way Home, Ghostbusters, and adaptations coming to Netflix and Amazon.
Good day, fellow fiction lovers. I’m Jason Boyd, and you’re listening to The Fictionphile Podcast. Today, we’ll cover some of the highlights from the past week. So, without further preamble, let’s get to it.
Spider-Man: No Way Home Opens to 2nd Biggest Opening Day of All Time
The newest Spider-Man opened to the second best opening day in the history of the U.S. box office, bringing in a total of $121.5 million. It came behind Avengers: Endgame and ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s the number one opening day ever for the month of December.
Female-led Alternative History Western Comic Book Getting Netflix Adaptation
The female-led comic book The Hated, an alternate history western, is going to get the Netflix treatment soon. No release date has yet been announced.
Atlas Six TV Series in the Works for Amazon
Amazon has a TV series in the works based on the novel The Atlas Six by Olivia Blake. The originally self-published novel took off on TikTok in 2020, and the next book in the series will be out Fall 2022. No release date has been set for the TV series.
Source: Book Riot
New Ghostbusters Game in the Works
In a recent interview, Ernie Hudson spilled the beans that he and Dan Ackroyd have been scheduled to start voice recording their part of a new Ghostbusters video game. No further details were communicated by the star, but this would be the first game since 2009 to feature members of the original cast.
Kickass to be Rebooted by Its Original Writer/Director
Matthew Vaughn said in a recent interview for his upcoming movie The Kings Man that there will be a Kickass reboot coming in two years. Other details are scant at this time, as the news just dropped, but we’ll keep you updated in future episodes.
That wraps it up for this week. Be sure to check back next week for more news highlights from the wide world of narrative entertainment. In the meantime, check out Fictionphile on a social media platform near you or head to Fictionphile.com for your fiction fix. I’ve been Jason Boyd for The Fictionphile Podcast wishing you a happy ever after.