Kristen Wiig as Cheetah, Hemsworth for MIB Spinoff, & Oscar Predictions! – Meet the Movie Press

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It’s Popcorn Talk Network’s Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board’s Jeff Sneider and Forbes’s Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today.

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Today’s Topics:

3:00- Kristen Wiig Eyed for playing Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2

9:00- Christopher Hemsworth to star in Men In Black Spinoff

17:30- Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ brings on Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio.

21:50- Captain Marvel will be more of an action comedy than just a pure action movie.

24:45- Scarface- Diego Luna is out, but Antoine Fuqua is in

27:00- Rashida Jones co-penning 9 To 5 remake

31:40- ‘Black Hole,’ Graphic Novel adaptation to be directed by Rick Famuyiwa

34:50- Box Office Talk

  —Death Wish: 14-16 million opening weekend

  —Red Sparrow: $15-19 million opening weekend

47:15- Weinstein Company closes deal with Obama administration official Maria Contreras-Sweet

48:45- Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis teaming up for a musical comedy

49:31- Mulan Live action has been set back to 2020

49:45- Infinity War moved up a week; Hurts The Rock’s ‘Rampage’

51:32- Viola Davis and Lupita Nyongo: ‘The Woman King’

52:00- Oscar Predictions

  -Animated: Coco

  -Director: Guillermo Del Toro

  -Upset in Acting Races: Allison Jennie

  – Doc: Icarus

  – Cinematography: Roger Deacon

  -Original Screenplay: Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Martin McDonagh

  -Best Picture: Simon: ‘3 Billboards’ will probably win / would like Shape of Water

  -Jeff: thinks ‘Get Out’ will Win

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