Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #9!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #9!

Each week we bring you the latest movie news, covering everything from script to screen.  On this episode, we are discussing the week of April 11th – 17th, 2016.  Check it out below:

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This episode we discuss:


-From CinemaCon:

  • “The Dark Tower” has started filming
  • Sony revealed title & logo of “Spider-Man Homcoming”
  • ‘Men in Black/21 Jump Street’ crossover named: MIB23
  • ‘Underworld 5’ New Title: “Underworld: Blood Wars”
  • Ben Affleck to star, write & direct Batman solo film
  • Deadpool 2 is officially coming

-Other Updates:

  • MGM has won the bidding war for “Deeper”
  • Jai Courtney & David Ayer address ‘Suicide Squad’ reshoot rumors
  • Jason Statham will star in “Meg”
  • Gary Oldman to play Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour”
  • “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” has added: Elton John & Channing Tatum

The Box Office Report

  • 1st with $101-Million is The Jungle Book
  • 2nd with $20-Million is Barbershop: The Next Cut
  • 3rd with $10-Million is The Boss
  • 4th with $9-Million is Batman v Superman
  • 5th with $8-Million is Zootopia


  • Opening next weekend we have “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” – “Elvis & Nixon” – “A Hologram for the King”

The HOT List

  • New trailer for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
  • New trailer for “A Monster Calls”
  • First trailer for “The Birth of a Nation”
  • Denzel Washington will direct & star in the film adaptation of “Fences”
  • Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn will star in “Bad Moms”
  • Michael Keaton to play a villain in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to voice the Grinch in “The Grinch That Stole Christmas”
  • Dwayne Johnson & Kevin Hart to star in “Jumanji” reboot
  • First trailer for “Doctor Strange”

TRIVIA – MAGIC is the theme this week

Develop, Ditch or Turnaround

  • Lindsey Beer to adapt “The Kingkiller Chronicle”
  • Victoria Strouse to tackle the script for “Overnight”
  • Domhnall Gleeson to board “Goodbye Christopher Robin”
  • David Lowery to helm “Peter Pan” for Disney
  • Fox has acquired “Stuber” a spec by Tripper Clancy
  • Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris to join Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem in Darren Aronofsky’s new film

Closing Segment: Guilty Pleasures

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