Hope your weekend went well. We’ve got kind of a strange and sad assortment of news today, so I’m not going to be my usual sarcastic self. We’ve got a Good Burger sequel announcement, Lance Reddick dies at 60, Jirard buys up a bunch of Nintendo games before they’re delisted, and Shazam has quite underwhelming weekend.
25 years later, Keenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell find out whether Kel still loves Orange Soda. -Joel
Sad to see such a great and charismatic actor go. Will be missed! -Jon
Jirard The Completionist buys every single Nintendo Wii U and 3DS game from the eshop before it closes
It cost over 23k but he did it in the name of video games archiving. -Brok
Over a decade after Marvel started training the audience to only see movies to prep for the next movie, the training paid off. What’s the point in seeing a movie if there is no sequel? Right? Wait…. Something feels off there…. -Bryan
“I’m very ready to move on”: Shazam 2 Director Done With Superhero Movies After WB Deliberately Made Zachary Levi’s $125M Sequel Fail at Box-Office
Dan Sandberg, director of Shazam! and Shazam 2, is done with comic book movies. Bummer. -Bryan
Well, there you have it – a bite-sized look at the news from yesterday that we here at After the Hype found important. I don’t suppose you have thoughts on any of these stories, do you? Because if you did I would like to recommend you let us know over at our discord. Similarly, if you’ve found some interesting news in the wild that you would like us to share tomorrow, let us know sooner rather than later. This isn’t “Today’s News.” Sheesh.