Saturday, October 20, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Top Gun 2’s flight delayed for a year

Top Gun 2’s flight delayed for a year

Wave off, Maverick! Wave off! Top Gun 2: Maverick, originally scheduled for a July 2019 release, is going to need a little extra time to get airborne. Movieweb.com reports the the Top Gun sequel will be pushed 11 months for a June 2020 premiere.Why? ...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Big Trouble in Little China’ sequel – not remake – in the works

‘Big Trouble in Little China’ sequel – not remake – in the works

Everybody relax, Jack Burton is here. And it turns out he has some good news. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson – who was originally slated to play the role of Burton in a remake of Big Trouble in Little China – now says his movie will be a seque...
Updated: 2 months ago
Alec Baldwin to play Batman’s dad in ‘Joker’ flick

Alec Baldwin to play Batman’s dad in ‘Joker’ flick

Here's a casting announcement that sounds intriguing: Alec Baldwin is slated to play Thomas Wayne – aka the father to Bruce "Batman" Wayne – in the upcoming flick Joker.The Todd Phillips movie, which Deadline.com says will "possess a grit...
Updated: 2 months ago
30 year later, ‘Eight Men Out’ still playing out ’80s legacy

30 year later, ‘Eight Men Out’ still playing out ’80s legacy

For all the talk here of how the '80s were an amazing collection of years on their own, it's safe to say that many memorable movies that decade were based in much earlier eras: A Christmas Story, Stand By Me and, today's featured flick, Eight Men Out...
Updated: 2 months ago
Rick Springfield to guest-star on ‘The Goldbergs’

Rick Springfield to guest-star on ‘The Goldbergs’

Eighties heartthrob Rick Springfield is going to back to our favorite decade – at least for one night. The actor/singer announced on Twitter this week that he'll guest-star on an episode of TV's The Goldbergs."Alright! At last I get to play a g...
Updated: 2 months ago
Jon Hamm, Ed Harris join ‘Top Gun 2’ cast

Jon Hamm, Ed Harris join ‘Top Gun 2’ cast

Say what you want about Top Gun 2: Maverick, but the news coming out of production continues to amaze and/or stupify '80s fans. The latest scoop comes from Movieweb.com, which reports that Jon Hamm and Ed Harris have joined the cast.Seriously? Don Dr...
Updated: 2 months ago
Anthony Michael Hall to star in ‘Breakfast Club’ episode of ‘Riverdale’

Anthony Michael Hall to star in ‘Breakfast Club’ episode of ‘Riverdale’

Looking for a little inspiring news out of Hollywood? One of our favorite '80s actors – Anthony Michael Hall – will appear in a Breakfast Club-themed episode of the TV series Riverdale, DenofGeek.com reports.Hall will play a school princi...
Updated: 2 months ago
New podcast: Steve Perry’s new music, Madonna turns 60 and more

New podcast: Steve Perry’s new music, Madonna turns 60 and more

Last week was a roller-coaster week for '80s fans. Former Journey frontman Steve Perry released his first new music in decades. Madonna turned 60 years old. And we lost the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.Included in this week's episode is the complet...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Facts of Life’ reboot could be coming to TV

‘Facts of Life’ reboot could be coming to TV

Let's just blame the recent heat wave in Southern California for the baffling decisions coming out of Hollywood these days. The most recent head-turner? The Hollywood Reporter says a reboot of The Facts of Life is in the works.According to the websit...
Updated: 2 months ago
Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

It's been rumored pretty much since the day he stopped singing for Journey 20 years ago: Steve Perry has finally released some new music. A new song and video – No Erasin' – dropped on Wednesday.The former Journey frontman's return has be...
Updated: 2 months ago