Cinema Squad Podcast – Ep. #55!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #55!

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The Cinema Squad is a weekly Movie News Podcast brought to you by insiders currently working within the film & tv industry.  On this episode, we are discussing the week of June 12th – 18th, 2017.
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This episode we discuss:

CINEMA SQUAD 6/18/17

UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS

  • New trailers released for: “Flatliners” “Daddy’s Home 2” “Happy Death Day” “Goodbye Christopher Robin” & “Detroit.”
  • “The Intouchables” remake gets a March 9, 2018 release date.
  • Michelle Monaghan joins “Mission: Impossible 6.”
  • Isla Fisher joins New Line’s “Tag.”
  • New Line sets a “Conjuring 2” spinoff based on the Crooked Man.
  • Ben Kingsley joins “Operation Finale.”
  • “The Solutrean” retitled “Alpha.”
  • Simon Kinberg to direct “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” – Jessica Chastain to join as the villain.
  • Oscar winning director John G. Avildsen has died at 81.
THE BOX OFFICE REPORT
1st with $53.5-Million is CARS 3
2nd with $40-Million is WONDER WOMAN
3rd with $27-Million is ALL EYEZ ON ME
4th with $13.5-Million is THE MUMMY
5th with $11.5-Million is 47 METERS DOWN
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THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
Opening next weekend: “Transformers: The Last Knight” – “The Beguiled” – “The Big Sick” – “The Bad Batch”
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THE HOT LIST
  • Dakota Johnson & Bruce Dern join Shia LaBeouf in “The Peanut Butter Falcon.”
  • Rawson Thurber to helm a reboot of “Cannonball Run” for Warner Bros. with Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant writing the script.
  • Diane Kruger joins Steve Carell in the untitled Robert Zemeckis movie based on the 2010 documentary “Marwencol.”

TRIVIA – MOVIES OF 2017
Since we are halfway thru 2017, let’s test your Cinema Squad Trivia on the movies that have been released so far this year…
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DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND

  • O’Shea Jackson Jr. will star in an untitled movie about the life of Major League Baseball pitcher Dock Ellis.
  • Lionsgate is working on a 2 Live Crew biopic “The Book Of Luke,” based on leader Luther Campbell’s autobiography.
  • Massy Tadjedin to direct “Circle of Treason” for Focus Features.

CLOSING SEGMENT – BEST & WORST OF 2017 SO FAR
Now that we’re about halfway through the 2017 year, let’s chat about the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of 2017 so far…

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