Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #25!

Welcome to the Cinema Squad Podcast – Episode #25!

The Cinema Squad is a weekly Movie News Podcast brought to you by insiders currently working within the industry.  On this episode, we are discussing the week of August 1st – 7th 2016.  Check it out below:

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This episode we discuss:



  • CORRECTION FROM LAST WEEK: We stated that Isaac Assimov wrote “Dune” but it was actually Frank Herbert.
  • First trailer released for Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”
  • “The Secret Life of Pets 2” has a release date of July 13, 2018.
  • “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2” has a release date of Nov. 16, 2018
  • Willem Dafoe to voice Ryuk the Shinigami in “Death Note”
  • Ruby Rose to join “Meg”
  • Angelina Jolie Pitt drops out of “Murder on the Orient Express” remake
  • Peter Block has the rights to “Pumpkinhead” reboot
  • Anthony Mackie has joined the “Untitled Detroit Riots Project”
  • Daisy Ridley to star in “Chaos Walking”

The Box Office Report

  • 1st with $135-Million is Suicide Squad
  • 2nd with $22-Million is Jason Bourne
  • 3rd with $14-Million is Bad Moms
  • 4th with $11-Million is Secret Life of Pets
  • 5th with $10-Million is Star Trek Beyond

Opening next weekend we have “Pete’s Dragon” – “Sausage Party” – “Florence Foster Jenkins” – “Hell or High Water” – “Blood Father”

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

  • Disney is rebooting “Splash” with Channing Tatum & Jillian Bell
  • MGM developing a remake of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” with Rebel Wilson
  • Joel Edgerton to join Jennifer Lawrence “Red Sparrow”
  • Mel Gibson & Sean Penn to star in “The Professor and the Madman”
  • Sony adapting “Peter Rabbit” with James Corden & Rose Byrne
  • Rami Malek to co-star with Charlie Hunnam in the remake “Papillon”

With the first trailer of “Dunkirk” released this week, we finally got our first look at Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited return.  Let’s celebrate this awesomeness with some C-Nolan Trivia!

Develop, Ditch or Turnaround

  • Mark Wahlberg to star in “Home Invasion” for Paramount Pictures
  • Netflix has picked up the movie rights to “13 Minutes”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to star in “Rogue Male”
  • Reese Witherspoon to star in the indie drama “Home Again”


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