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This episode we discuss:
CINEMA SQUAD 8/28/16
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
- New trailers released for: “The Guardians,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Rings,” “Max Steel,” “Kidnap,” “Lion,” “A United Kingdom,” “A Dog’s Purpose,” and “La La Land.”
- “Jumanji” reboot with be a sequel, not a remake.
- “Guardians of the Galaxy” will appear in “Avengers: Infinity War.”
- Sarah Paulson to join “Ocean’s Eight”
- Helen Mirren to join Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.”
- “The Angry Birds Movie” getting a sequel.
- Doug Liman has left “Gambit”
THE BOX OFFICE REPORT
- 1st with $26-Million is Don’t Breathe
- 2nd with $12-Million is Suicide Squad
- 3rd with $7.9-Million is Kubo and the Two Strings
- 4th with $7.7-Million is Sausage Party
- 5th with $7.5-Million is Mechanic: Resurrection
THEATER – NETFLIX – OR NEVER
Opening next weekend we have “Café Society” – “Morgan” – “Yoga Hosers” – “The Light Between Oceans”
THE HOT LIST
- Lionsgate is developing an adaptation of “The Monolith”
- Patrick Wilson joins Liam Neeson thriller “The Commuter”
- Doug Liman to direct “Justice League Dark”
TRIVIA – DOUG LIMAN
With news of Doug Liman dropping from “Gambit,” but boarding “Justice League Dark,” as well as directing the upcoming Tom Cruise movie “American Made” and Amazon.com’s “The Wall,” I thought it would be appropriate to honor Mr. Liman’s incredible career with some Cinema Squad Trivia!
DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND
- Denzel Washington is eyeing the lead role in “Inner City”
- Sam Mendes is in negotiations to direct a live-action version of “James And The Giant Peach.”
- Ruben Fleischer is attached to direct “COPS”
Closing Segment: TV SHOWS Adapted into MOVIES
With the news of ‘COPS’ becoming a feature film, let’s look back at some of the worst & best tv shows that were adapted into movies.