CINEMA SQUAD 8/20/17
UPDATES, CORRECTIONS, & TIDBITS
-New trailers released for: “Rememory,” “The Florida Project,” “Molly’s Game,” “The Meyerowitz Stories,” & “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”
-Disney & Lucas Film in early development on Obi-Wan Kenobi film.
-Tiffany Haddish joins "Night School" with Kevin Hart.
-Cate Blanchett to co-star with Jack Black in “The House With a Clock in Its Walls."
-Geneva Robertson-Dworet to rewrite “Captain Marvel."
-Sasha Lane joins "Hellboy" reboot.
-Don Johnson, Craig T. Nelson, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed Begley Jr. & Andy Garcia join "Book Club."
-Universal acquired an action adventure script about the hunt for Genghis Khan’s tomb
-“Mission: Impossible 6” will halt production to give Tom Cruise time to recover from an on-set injury.
-Joi “S.J.” Harris died while executing a stunt on the set of the "Deadpool 2" film.
THE BOX OFFICE REPORT
1st with $21-Million is HITMAN’S BODYGUARD
2nd with $15-Million is ANNABELLE: CREATION
3rd with $8-Million is LOGAN LUCKY
4th with $6.7-Million is DUNKIRK
5th with $5-Million is NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE
THEATER - NETFLIX - OR NEVER
Opening next weekend: “Birth of the Dragon” – “Polaroid” – “All Saints” – “Leap!” – “Death Note”
THE HOT LIST
-Universal optioned the upcoming book "Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty" with Channing Tatum attached to star.
-Paramount won a bidding war for the book "Leonardo da Vinci" with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star.
-Anya Taylor-Joy to reteam with Robert Eggers on “Nosferatu” remake at Studio 8.
-Jessie T. Usher to star in "Son of Shaft" for New Line & director Tim Story.
TRIVIA – MILLENNIAL HOLLYWOOD TALENT
With so much young Hollywood talent in our news this week (Jessie T. Usher (25), Sasha Lane (21), Anya Taylor-Joy (21), and Tom Holland (who we'll discuss in Develop, Ditch or Turnaround) (21)), and in honor of our guests today, I thought we’d test out some Cinema Squad Trivia on Millennial Hollywood Talent.
DEVELOP, DITCH, OR TURNAROUND
-"License to Drive" is getting rebooted with female leads at 20th Century Fox.
-Amy Pascal & Tom Holland to reteam on "Beneath A Scarlet Sky."
-Jason Hall to rewrite & direct "The Virginian," the origin story of George Washington, at New Line.
CLOSING SEGMENT – INTERVIEW WITH GUESTS VIDAL WOODS & HAROLD BERON