Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #34!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #34!

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The Cinema Squad is a weekly Movie News Podcast brought to you by insiders currently working within the industry.  On this episode, we are discussing the week of October 9th – 16th 2016.  Check it out below:

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This episode we discuss:

CINEMA SQUAD 10/16/16

UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS

  • Disney released a new trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
  • Trailer released for “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage”
  • Guy Ritchie to direct live-action “Aladdin” movie from a script by John August
  • Boyd Holbrook joins “The Predator,” replacing Benicio del Toro
  • “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” spinoff will be a five-film franchise
  • Jeff Nathanson hired to write the script for Disney’s live-action remake of “The Lion King”
  • STX Entertainment is planning a “Bad Dads” movie as a spinoff from its “Bad Moms” comedy

THE BOX OFFICE REPORT
1st with $24-Million is The Accountant
2nd with $11.98-Million is Kevin Hart: What Now?
3rd with $11.97-Million is The Girl on the Train
4th with $9-Million is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
5th with $6-Million is Deepwater Horizon

THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER  
Opening next weekend: “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” – “Ouija: Origin of Evil” – “Keeping Up With The Joneses” – “Boo! A Madea Halloween”
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THE HOT LIST
  • Michelle Williams to portray Janis Joplin in Sean Durkin’s biopic centering on the 1960s rock icon.
  • Director Sam Gold is looking to make the leap to the big screen with “Letters From Rosemary.”
  • Barry Jenkins to write the coming-of-age drama based on the life of Olympic boxing champ Claressa “T-Rex” Shields.
TRIVIA – Strong Female Leads
Since the show today is being lead by a strong female, Sean wanted to test our knowledge on Strong Female Leads in feature films.
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DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND
  • Scribe Billy Ray has come on to write an adaptation of “Don Quixote” for Disney.
  • Scribe Daniel Casey has been brought on board to write “Incognito,” Sony’s adaptation of the comic by Ed Brubaker.

Closing Segment:  Gender Swapping Trend

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