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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 9/24/17
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- New trailers released for: Tomb Raider, Lady Bird, Mudbound, The Current War, Insidious: The Last Key, Fifty Shades Freed, Red Sparrow, All the Money in the World, The Disaster Artist, Peter Rabbit and Isle of Dogs
- Gavin O’Connor to write & direct “Suicide Squad 2.”
- “It” co-writer Gary Dauberman hired to write the sequel for New Line.
- Drew Goddard will write & direct “X-Force” for Fox.
- Daniel Dae Kim will replace Ed Skrein in Lionsgate’s “Hellboy” reboot.
- Taika Waititi to direct “Akira” for Warner Bros.
- Jamie Lee Curtis to star in new “Halloween” film for Blumhouse
- Jason Fuchs to write Sony’s adaptation of “Robotech.”
- Patty Jenkins closed a deal to direct “Wonder Woman 2.”
2nd with $30-Million is IT
3rd with $21-Million is THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
4th with $6-Million is AMERICAN ASSASSIN
5th with $3-Million is HOME AGAIN
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
Opening next weekend: “American Made” – “Flatliners” – “Lucky” – “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House” – “Our Souls at Night”
THE HOT LIST
- J.J. Abrams to direct “Star Wars: Episode IX” for Disney & Lucas Film, and will co-write with Chris Terrio.
- Linda Hamilton to star in new “Terminator” film with James Cameron producing & Tim Miller directing.
- Spike Lee & Jordan Peele are teaming up on “Black Klansman,” a crime thriller about the KKK.
TRIVIA – JASON BLUM & HIS BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS
Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Production company have been popping up all over the news lately (as we just covered a few of their stories, and will get into more in a moment). Because of that, I thought we’d test some Cinema Squad Trivia on Producer Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions movies.
DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND
- Casey Affleck to star in “Stoner” directed by Joe Wright & produced by Blumhouse.
- Gal Gadot to join Bradley Cooper in the MGM thriller “Deeper.”
- Tom Hanks to star in the remake of “A Man Called Ove.”
CLOSING SEGMENT – INTERVIEW W/GUEST JOHN POLLONO