Lots of franchise news to discuss on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News. To kick things off, the hosts weigh the pros and cons that director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) has emerged as the front-runner to direct the next Ghostbusters film, which will purportedly focus on an all-female ensemble. Hit the jump for more franchise news!
Next, Sony has announced grand plans for their Spider-Man franchise which will films focusing on: The Sinister Six, Venom & Carnage, and an unspecified female character. The GeekScholars break down each of these film projects, and muse about what story lines, heroes, and villains may appear.
Finally, Fox reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and finds himself defending the flawed film.