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Act 3 Podcast: WarnerMedia, Disney+ and "Elf" featuring Blaine Stewart

Posted at 12:48 PM, Dec 14, 2020

This week on the Act 3 Podcast, Blaine Stewart joins host Chandler Nunnally to break down a colossal amount of news from Hollywood!

First, the guys look at the aftermath of WarnerMedia's groundbreaking decision to release their 2021 films on HBO Max. This move has shaken the entire industry and drawn criticism from some of the most important people in film today. Then, not to be outdone, Disney has announced a massive amount of new content headed to Disney+ at their latest investor conference. What might the next few years look like after these two streaming services make moves to dominate the streaming market? Finally, in Act Three of the show, Chandler and Blaine talk about the 2003 Will Ferrell vehicle Elf... or at least it starts that way. The conversation about this holiday classic heads into some very strange places, some of which may be completely irrelevant! It's a fun show with a lot of laughs this week, so crack open some egg nog and join us for a warm holiday episode of the Act 3 Podcast!

Act One: News

-02:30- Breaking down the details and possible effects of WarnerMedia's plan to release 2021 slate on HBO Max

-06:00- How filmmakers are reacting to WarnerMedia's decision

-10:00- Disney announces huge plans for future content coming to Disney+, future or Marvel and Star Wars, and more

-21:30- Spider-Man 3 rumors explode as Alfred Molina is set to return as Doctor Octopus

Act Two: What We're Watching

-26:00- Blaine: Saved by the Bell, A Teacher, Letterkenney

Act Three: Featured Topic

-35:40- Chandler and Blaine have a very (very) loose discussion about Elf, the holidays, Keanu Reeves' beard, and many other miscellaneous topics