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John David Washington Talks Netflix's Malcolm & Marie, Tenet

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John David Washington is climbing his way to becoming one of Hollywoods best with yet another tremendous performance alongside Zendaya in his latest, Malcolm & Marie, which hits Netflix this week. He was so much fun to chat with, and brought along an infectious energy that proved to be a testament to the level of passion and excitement he brings to his work. He is a true cinema nerd, cluing us into his process with directors like Spike Lee and Christopher Nolan, behind-the-scenes details from Tenet and so much more. Stick around for our full reviews of Malcolm & Marie later in the episode.

Also this week, John M. Chu has been tapped to direct the long-anticipated film adaptation of Wicked. Zack Snyder dropped some Joker teases for Justice League. We even chat about WandaVision’s bombshell Episode 4 (check timestamps below to skip spoilers).

This week’s BlendGame honors the legendary composer Terence Blanchard. Next week, we’re tackling the long and storied career of Morgan freakin’ Freeman. Send in your favorite Morgan Freeman performance on Twitter using #MorganFreemanBlend.

Timestamps (Approx. Only)

2:13 - Weekly Poll

4:41 - John David Washington Interview

29:52 - John M. Chu Directing Wicked

35:28 - Zack Snyder’s Joker Tease

43:50 - WandaVision Ep. 4

54:01 - This Week In Movies

1:08:08 - Terrence Blanchard Favorites

1:15:21 - Outro

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Gabriel Kovacs

Gabe studied Film & Photography at Webster University. He currently spends his free time looking like a fool trying to play Ice Hockey (a recently acquired hobby), playing video games, and watching every movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Dwayne, if you're reading this...he sends his love.