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The News Reel: Episode 45 (with Angie Han)

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On the latest episode, Zach and Brian look back at the career of Prince, who died this week at 57. They also look at the new trailers for Jason Bourne, The Magnificent Seven, The Founder, and Girl on the Train as well as news on Robert Downey Jr. crossing over with another superhero and the new rules on the Golden Globes comedy nominations. They welcome Slashfilm’s Angie Han on for the main story to talk about Hollywood white washing, specifically with the latest examples in Doctor Strange and Ghost in the Shell. The episode is concluded with a look at a proposed plan for a My Neighbor Totoro ride at Disney World.

Top Stories:

>Prince dead at 57
>Jason Bourne teases a return of the same character
>The Magnificent Seven trailer teases some fun between Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt
>Michael Keaton is The Founder in the first trailer for the McDonald’s biopic
>Emily Blunt is The Girl on the Train in this Gone Girl wannabe trailer
>Robert Downey Jr. wants Sherlock Holmes 3 and is set to join Spider-Man: Homecoming
>The Golden Globes rethink their nomination process with new rules for comedies

Main Story:
“Why Hollywood’s Whitewashing of ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Is So Frustrating”
By Angie Han, Slashfilm
Twitter: @ajhan

WTF of the Week
Disney designer creates proposed My Neighbor Totoro ride for Disney World

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Zach Dennis is a contributor for Cut Print Film and co-host of The News Reel Podcast.

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