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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 6/12/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- John Boyega will star in “Pacific Rim” sequel
- Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter, & Elizabeth Banks join Ocean’s Eleven Spinoff
- Jon M. Chu in talks to direct “In the Heights.”
The Box Office Report
- 1st at the Box Office this weekend with $38-Million is Conjuring 2
- 2nd with $25-Million is Warcraft
- 3rd with $23-Million is Now You See Me 2
- 4th with $13-Million is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
- And rounding out the Top Five with $9.5-Million is X-Men: Apocalypse
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
- Opening next weekend we have “Finding Dory” – “Central Intelligence” – “Swiss Army Man”
The HOT List – The hottest stories from the previous week in Movie News:
- James Marsh to direct a caper pic about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewelry heist of 2015
- Kate Winslet in negotiations to star with Idris Elba in “The Mountain Between Us”
- Angelina Jolie in talks to join “Murder on the Orient Express”
- Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson & Kyle Newacheck are teaming up with Seth Rogen & Scott Rudin for “Game Over, Man!” for Netflix
- Lisa Joy to adapt a “Battlestar Galactica” film for Universal
TRIVIA – SO SAY WE ALL! Study up on your BSG, ya toasters!
Develop, Ditch or Turnaround
- Sacha Baron Cohen to star in Warner Bros. “Mandrake the Magician”
- Ron Howard could be reuniting with scribe Bill Broyles on “Seveneves”
- Mel Gibson & writer Randall Wallace working on sequel to “The Passion of the Christ”
- Director Doug Liman in negotiations to direct adaptation of “Chaos Walking”
Closing Segment: BEST & WORST of 2016 so far