Sep 032018

Remember to go to for the real deal!

The fallout from James Gunn’s firing continue. The rumor mill has it that several Disney execs are not regretting their shoot-from-the-hip reaction, but they’re too proud (or embarrassed) to say anything. But on the plus side, Crazy Rich Asians has not only proven that the rom-com is very much alive but that an all-East-Asian cast is not box office poison as I’m sure a lot of white Hollywood exec would like to think.

– Disney alters disc license to prevent reselling codes
– Disc player ownership continues to decline
– Disney releases a few more details about their streaming service
– Crazy Rich Asians has a remarkable week-to-week drop of only 6%
– WB is moving forward with a Crazy Rich Asians sequel
– Kevin Spacey’s Billionaire Boys Club brings in $618 at the box office
– Dwayne Johnson will play Hawai’ian king Kamehameha
– Orson Welles’ The Other Side of the Wind is finished after 48 years
– Cats lands a December 2019 release date
– Top Gun: Maverick pushed back to 2020
– Alec Baldwin to play Bruce Wayne’s father…
– …except … no, he’s not
– Next Big Trouble In Little China will be a sequel
– WB is making a Wile E. Coyote movie
– Rumor: Matt Smith is signed onto Episode IX
– Dominic Monaghan is also cast in Episode IX
– Trump’s deal with Mexico seems to extend copyright
– Star Trek will receive the Academy’s Governors Award
– Neil Simon dies at 91
– Guardians 3 goes on indefinite hold
– Danny Boyle exits Bond 25 citing “creative differences”
– Rumor: Bond 25 is expected to miss its November 2019 release date…
– Rumor: …except it might not
– Hans Zimmer confirmed to do the music for Wonder Woman 1984
– AMC headed to trial over alleged conspiracy with studios
– The struggle to bring Buck Rogers to the big screen
– MoviePass board member quits citing inability to do his job
– The Batman script update expected after Labor Day
– Rumor: Amazon is looking to buy the Landmark movie chain
– Schindler’s List getting a 4K remaster, returning to theaters
– Dave Bautista might not return for Guardians 3
– VFX Breakdown: Avengers: Infinity War
– Star Wars fan helps to develop lightsaber crutches