Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #24!
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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 7/31/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- Trailers were released for: “Office Christmas Party,” “The Great Wall,” “Split,” “Trainspotting 2,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” and “Ithaca”
- New Line developing “Lights Out 2”
- “Flatliners” remake will be a sequel w/Kiefer Sutherland reprising his role
- Charlie Hunnam not returning for ‘Pacific Rim 2’
- Gareth Edwards confirmed neither Han Solo nor Hayden Christensen will be in “Rogue One”
- Oprah Winfrey will join Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time”
- Nick Jonas to join “Jumanji” reboot.
- Jessica Chastain to co-star in “The Division”
- Meryl Streep to join Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns”
The Box Office Report
- 1st with $60-Million is Jason Bourne
- 2nd with $24-Million is Star Trek Beyond
- 3rd with $23-Million is Bad Moms
- 4th with $18-Million is The Secret Life of Pets
- 5th with $10-Million is Lights Out
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
Opening next weekend we have “Suicide Squad” & “Nine Lives”
The HOT List – The hottest stories from the previous week in Movie News:
- Eddie Redmayne to star in “The Last Days of Night”
- Jason Moore to direct “Hair Wars”
- John Leonetti to direct “Wish Upon”
- Fox is rebooting “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”
- Chris Evans to star in “Jekyll”
- Walt Disney Studios is rebooting “The Rocketeer”
TRIVIA – THE ROCKETEER!
Now that the film is getting its own reboot-sequel, lets chat about the original with some Cinema Squad Trivia!
Develop, Ditch or Turnaround
- Max Winkler & Matthew Spicer to pen a new draft of “Magic Camp”
- Paramount has picked up the rights to “Supermodel Snowpocalypse”
- Akiva Goldsman to adapt “The Caves of Steel”
- Joe Carnahan to write the latest draft of its adaptation of “Uncharted”
Closing Segment: A Novel Idea
We’ve talked sequels, remakes, and reboots on our closing segments before, but now let’s chat about Novel Adaptations. Not comics, or tv shows into movies, or anything like that. Pure book to movie adaptations.