On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Wednesday, June 7th, 2017) John Campea, Jeremy Jahns, Kristian Harloff, Ken Napzok, Natasha Martinez and Wendy Lee discuss the following:
-Wonder Woman trailer wins top honors at Golden Trailer Awards
-Justice League performance to determine DCEU future
-Steven Spielberg’s The Pentagon Papers now titled: The Papers; announces cast
-Dark Universe producer reveals plans for Hunchback of Notre Dame, Phantom of the Opera; Wants Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Jennifer Lawrence
-The Shallows helmer to direct true story: ‘Waco’ for Annapurna Pictures
-Suicide Squad 2’ Could Start Filming Next Year, Says Joel Kinnaman
-Live Twitter Questions
Last night at the 18th annual Golden Trailer Awards, current box office champion Wonder Woman won the top prize in front of over 1,000 attendees for Open Road Entertainment and AV Squad. The “Best in Show” was awarded for their work on “What She Is” along with the top honor for best fantasy/adventure trailer. The Golden Trailer Awards go to 115 different categories but only 17 were handed out live on Tuesday at the Saban Theatre, with a selection of the winning trailers at the Golden Trailer Awards’ website.
The DCEU is currently on top of the mountain thanks to Wonder Woman, but according to a new report from Forbes, Warner Bros. is waiting to see how Justice League performs before moving forward with their extensive slate. Forbes writer Mark Hughes wrote about the DCEU slate in a post-Wonder Woman world, and it looks as though their plans will all hinge on Justice League’s performance with audiences and the box office before they plan the next slate of releases after Aquaman, which is the only DC Film in production.
Variety is reporting that a slew of actors have joined Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in Steven Spielberg’s movie about the Pentagon Papers now entitled The Papers. The extended cast list includes Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Pat Healy, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods. The movie about the Washington Post’s role in exposing the Pentagon Papers back in 1971 just kicked off production and is on the fast track to be ready for a limited December 22nd release just in time for Oscar Season. The movie will then go wide in theatres on January 12th, 2018.
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The Mummy opens this Friday marking the beginning of Universal’s Dark Universe franchise based around classic movie monsters. Producer and Mummy director Alex Kurtzman has been the guiding force behind the franchise alongside Fast and Furious screenwriter Chris Morgan and in a recent interview with Fandom about The Mummy, Kurtzman revealed that he’d like to recruit some more A-list talent for the movies, name dropping Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron and Angelina Jolie as on his wish list.
Variety is reporting that The Shallows helmer Jaume Collet-Serra has signed on to direct Waco for Annapurna Pictures and Mark Boal’s Page 1 production banner. The pic will be set during the 1993 standoff between the FBI and Texas state law enforcement and the Branch Davidians that lasted 51 days and saw 76 people killed in the process. Mark Boal, who penned Zero Dark Thirty, wrote the script with Kubo and the Two Strings scribe Marc Haimes. The movie will look to begin production soon with a release date yet to be determined.
It’s been a while since we’ve had an update on the status of Suicide Squad 2. While a recent report from Forbes states that DC will be looking at the performance of Justice League before making any concrete plans in regards to their line-up, Joel Kinnaman AKA Squad leader Rick Flag, recently told THR that he believes Suicide Squad 2 could begin filming as soon as next year.
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