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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 5/27/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- Disney released the first “Beauty and the Beast” teaser trailer
- Shout! Factory & Legacy Classics are adapting “The Boxcar Children” book series
- Lionsgate wants to make up to 7 more ‘Power Rangers’ Movies
- Daniel Craig & Katherine Heigl join “Lucky Logan”
- First Trailer released for “The Space Between Us”
- First Trailer released for “Morgan”
- First Trailer released for “Wiener-Dog”
- Reports coming in that Tom Hiddleston or Jamie Bell may play Bond
- Legendary won the rights to “Skyscraper” with Dwayne Johnson
Box Office Predictions – We predict the Holiday Box Office Weekend
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
- Opening next weekend we have “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” –“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” – “Me Before You”
The HOT List – The hottest stories from the previous week in Movie News:
- Alcon Entertainment has secured the rights to the comic strip “Garfield”
- Nine Stories & Bold Films to adapt crime novel “The Son” with director Denis Villeneuve
- Colin Firth to star in the submarine disaster movie “Kursk”
- Simon Pegg, Mike Myers, Max Irons & Dexter Fletcher have joined Vaughn Stein’s noir thriller “Terminal,” starring Margot Robbie
- John Carpenter, Miramax, and Blumhouse Productions partner for a new “Halloween” film
- Rosa Salazar to lead James Cameron’s “Battle Angel”
Develop, Ditch or Turnaround
- Rebel Wilson is attached to an untitled romantic comedy for New Line Cinema
- Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley will helm “Game Night” for New Line Cinema.
- Shane Black to direct “Category 5”
- Jennifer Morrison is making her directorial debut with “Sun Dogs”
- Disney has acquired film rights to Tony Cliff’s graphic novel series “Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant.”
For better or worse, sequels have always been a huge mainstay in Hollywood. Some work. Some don’t. My question for the panel: if you could create a sequel for any movie in the history of time, what would it be?