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FilmBookCast Ep. 59 – ALIEN: COVENANT

Xenomorph Alien: Covenant

FilmBookCast Ep. 59

FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio also review a motion picture that has recently been released in-theater. This week they will be sharing their thoughts on the newest film from director Ridley Scott and the latest film in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant.

Alien: Covenant‘s plot synopsis: “The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.”

Alien: Covenant stars Michael FassbenderKatherine WaterstonBilly CrudupDemian Bichir, Danny McBride, and Amy Seimetz, among others.


FILM NEWS (2:15)

Tom Hardy has been cast as Venom; Ruben Fleischer is set to direct the Spider-Man spinoff.

The Uncharted movie is now a prequel with Tom Holland as Nathan Drake.

Tom Cruise says Top Gun 2 is in the works, for real this time.

RIP Michael Parks, Powers Boothe, Chris Cornell, Lisa Spoonauer, and Roger Moore.

Zack Snyder steps down from Justice League due to family tragedy; Joss Whedon will see it to completion.


Mike D – The Mummy, The Hudson Horror Show XV

Mike S – Twin PeaksAlien 3Prometheus


Alien: Covenant

SPOILERS (1:11:55)

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Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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