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JAN 199: Disney Acquires 20th Century Fox – WB Updates DC Films Slate Again (12/17/17)

Disney acquires 20th Century Fox in what will be the largest-ever merger of two showbiz companies! The FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality! Star Wars: The Last Jedi heading towards a huge opening weekend box office! WB updates its DC Films slate again, the animated Spider-Man movie gets a trailer, Jessica Jones announces season 2 release date and more! Plus, the Nerd has many recommendations ranging from AMC’s history of comics docu-series, Happy! on Syfy, Futureman on Hulu, The Disaster Artist and even a 30 for 30 documentary! 

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Rate and review us in iTunes! Show notes: Help spread the geekery with a Jock and Nerd merchandise! Support the show on Patreon for bonus content! Links and other stuff we talked about Follow Rugboy on Twitter @ReallyRugboy Subscribe to Jock and Nerd on YouTube! [00:06:22] News Links Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming Disney CEO Bob Iger Says DEADPOOL Will Remain R-Rated Disney Will Pay $2.5 Billion If Fox Deal is Blocked Every Movie Franchise Disney Has Bought From Fox Disney Now Owns 27 Percent of the Film Industry F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules The FCC Just Voted To End Net Neutrality — Here’s How It Will Affect You [00:41:49] The promos we played 365Flicks Podcast Podcapers Podcast The Steamrollers Adventures Podcast [00:44:00] News Cont’d Weekend Box Office: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Delivers Massive $104.8M Friday The Global Box Office Awakens: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Could Power To $440M Opening Warner Bros. Unveils Updated DC Films Slate But There Are Some Notable Omissions First Look: HAWK & DOVE in TITANS SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE – Official Teaser Trailer The ‘Venom’ Movie Will Be Primarily Based on These Two Comic Runs Alita: Battle Angel | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Doesn’t Understand Why Anime Characters Have Big Eyes Marvel’s Jessica Jones | Date Announcement: She’s Back [HD] | Netflix Stannis Baratheon Had No Clue What Was Happening on Game of Thrones [01:11:20] Reviews/Recommendations See How Aegon Conquered Westeros in Game of Thrones’ Official Animated History ‘The Walking Dead’ Midseason Finale Was Perfect for a Show That Hates Its Fans Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics on AMC Francis Ngannou Ufc Punisher: War Zone The Disaster Artist Happy! on Syfy Futureman on Hulu 30 for 30 – Price of Gold I, Tonya Red Band Trailer (2017) Margot Robbie Tonya Harding Biopic [01:35:21] Mailbag Check out The Nerd on these shows! Trivia Geeks Live Podcast Sketching Comedy Podcast Thank you to A Place to Hang Your Cape, The WeBeGeeks Network, The Tangent Bound Network, and The Lounge Network for their support! Make sure you check them out for more great geek content!

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