Favreau to Remake Lion King, Luke Cage First Impressions, Hot Wheels and More | Meet the Movie Press

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Today’s topics include:

Justin Lin to produce Hot Wheels for Legendary Pictures
Winston Duke cast as “Man Ape” for Marvel’s Black Panther
Luke Cage premiers on Netflix today
Jon Favareu to direct live-action The Lion King
Chat mentioned Disney leak online of images for Beauty and the Beast
Murder on the Orient Express movie announced
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis to star in film adaptation of the play Fences
Julia Roberts to star in Framed as PTA mom Kelly Peters
M. Night Shamalyan’s “Split” got rave reviews
Blair Witch controversial ending leaves room for sequel
New Releases of the Week:
Deep Water Horizon
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

All this and more on Meet the Movie Press!

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