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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 8/7/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- 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
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
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”
TRIVIA – CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
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”
Closing Segment: SUICIDE SQUAD *SPOILERS* REVIEW