Cinema Squad Podcast – Ep. #64! Special Guest: Writer/Director Emily Carmichael!!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #64!

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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 past TWO weeks of movie news from August 21st – September 3rd, 2017.

Our special guest this week is Writer/Director Emily Carmichael!!

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This episode we discuss:

CINEMA SQUAD 9/3/17

UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS

  • New trailers released for: “Killing Gunther,” “Super Troopers 2,” “Brawl In Cell Block 99,” “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” and “Nexus: 2036”
  • Lily Collins to co-star in Fox Searchlight’s J.R.R. Tolkien biopic “Tolkien.”
  • Sony Pictures to distribute “The Crow Reborn.”
  • Paul Bettany has joined the Han Solo spinoff film.
  • Lionsgate’s “Robin Hood” will open on September 21, 2018.
  • Sam Rockwell to play former President George W. Bush in Adam McKay’s “Cheney.”
  • Ed Skrein has left the “Hellboy” reboot amid the Whitewashing Controversy.

THE HOLIDAY BOX OFFICE REPORT
1st at the 4-Day Labor Day Box Office this weekend, with $12.9-Million is THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD
2nd with $8.9-Million is ANNABELLE: CREATION
3rd with $7-Million is WIND RIVER
4th with $6.8-Million is LEAP!
5th with $5.5-Million is LOGAN LUCKY

THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
Opening next weekend: “It” – “Home Again” – “Gun Shy” – “Rebel in the Rye” – “Rememory”– “The Limehouse Golem”

THE HOT LIST

  • Warner Bros & DC are developing an origin story film about The Joker. And they’re developing a separate Harley Quinn & Joker film as well.
  • Marc Webb to direct “This Above All,” based on the true-life story of Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church.
  • Ben Affleck to direct the war movie “Red Platoon” for Sony, with Casey Affleck being eyed for the lead role.

TRIVIA – ORIGIN STORIES
With news of the Joker origin story film, and with “Wonder Woman” becoming the highest grossing Super Hero origin story film in history over the past few weeks, I thought we’d test out some Cinema Squad Trivia on Origin Story Films.

DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND

  • Will Ferrell is teaming with CBS Films to adapt “The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared.”
  • Scott McGehee & David Siegel to write & direct a new version of “Lord Of The Flies,” with an all female cast.
  • Keanu Reeves & Winona Ryder to reunite in “Destination Wedding.”
CLOSING SEGMENT – INTERVIEW W/GUEST EMILY CARMICHAEL

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