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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 6/26/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- New trailers released for: “War on Everyone,” “The Girl with All the Gifts,” “American Honey,” “Keeping Up with the Jonses,” “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” “Mechanic: Resurrection,” and “The Fundamentals of Caring.”
- Ink Factory is producing Drew Pearce’s directing debut “Hotel Artemis.”
- Eli Roth in talks to direct the remake of “Death Wish”
- Noomi Rapace boards “Alien: Covenant.”
- Bryan Cranston joins “Power Rangers” Movie
- Entertainment Weekly confirmed Darth Vader will be in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Justice League adds Kristofer Hivju as a King of Atlantis
- Sony Pictures acquires “Son of Shaolin,” a pitch based on the graphic novel with Dwayne Johnson and his Seven Bucks Productions producing
The Box Office Report
- 1st at the Box Office this weekend with $73-Million is Finding Dory
- 2nd with $41-Million is Independence Day: Resurgence
- 3rd with $18-Million is Central Intelligence
- 4th with $16.7-Million is The Shallows
- 5th with $7.8-Million is Free State of Jones
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
- Opening next weekend we have “The BFG” – “The Legend of Tarzan” – “The Purge: Election Year”
The HOT List – The hottest stories from the previous week in Movie News:
- John Boyega joins the cast of Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s movie centering on the 1967 Detroit Riots.
- Michael Sheen will direct and star in “Green River Killer.”
- Jim Carrey will star in and executive produce the horror movie adaptation “Aleister Arcane” for Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment with Eli Roth attached to direct.
- Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, and Ralph Ineson to star alongside Toby Kebbell in Rob Cohen’ action/thriller “Category 5.”
- Tom Hardy to play British war photographer Don McCullin in a film adapted from McCullin’s autobiography “Unreasonable Behavior.”
- Justice League set visit information.
TRIVIA – With ‘Batman v Superman’ back in the news because of Justice League, and the 3-Hour R-rated version of BvS streaming online starting June 28th, it’s the perfect time for some BvS TRIVIA!
Develop, Ditch or Turnaround
- New Line has hired screenwriter Andrea Berloff to adapt the Vertigo comic “The Kitchen.”
- Leonardo DiCaprio and his Appian Way banner are teaming up with Misher Films for “The Outlaw Ocean.”
- David Goyer to direct “Who Am I,” a remake of the 2014 German thriller.
- Roland Emmerich has his next project lined up as Universal acquired the sci-fi spec “Moonfall.”
Closing Segment: Brexit: Likely Consequences for the British Film and TV Industry