Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #20!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #20!

Each week we bring you the latest movie news, covering everything from script to screen.  On this episode, we are discussing the week of June 27th – July 3rd 2016.  Check it out below:

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This episode we discuss:



  • This week we saw trailers for: “Trolls,” “Sully,” “Why Him?” & “Bleed for This”
  • Ansel Elgort to star in “Dungeons & Dragons” movie.
  • “Minecraft” movie gets May 25, 2019 release date.
  • Karla Souza booked a role in “Jacob’s Ladder”
  • “Pacific Rim 2” given a release date of February 23, 2018. Scott Eastwood in talks to join.
  • Paramount Pictures gets rights to “Clifford The Big Red Dog.”
The Box Office Report – 4-Day Holiday Weekend Estimates
  • 1st with $50-Million is Finding Dory
  • 2nd with $45-Million is The Legend of Tarzan
  • 3rd with $34-Million is The Purge: Election Year
  • 4th with $23-Million is The BFG
  • 5th with $20-Million is Independence Day: Resurgence


Opening next weekend we have “The Secret Life of Pets” – “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” – “Captain Fantastic”

The HOT List – The hottest stories from the previous week in Movie News:

  • “Wreck-It Ralph” will hit theaters on March 9, 2018
  • Zach Braff will direct “Bump” for Working Title
  • Daniel Craig to star opposite Halle Berry in “Kings”
  • John Malkovich joins “Supercon”
  • “The Adventures of Tintin 2” is still alive, and Peter Jackson is working on a secret project for Amblin Entertainment.

TRIVIA – Peter Jackson is back!  So let’s greet him with some Cinema Squad Trivia!

Develop, Ditch or Turnaround

  • Amblin Partners & Michael De Luca to produce adaptation of John Connolly’s sci-fi fantasy novel “The Gates”
  • Israeli drama “Bethlehem” to be adapted with Mark Wahlberg set to star and produce for Paramount Pictures.
  • J.J. Abrams to produce the animated comedy “The Flamingo Affair”

Closing Segment:  Death of the Movie Star?

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