Remembering Burt Reynolds, Most Popular Award Not so Popular, & The Nun – Meet the Movie Press

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It’s Popcorn Talk Network’s Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Forbes’s Simon Thompson and joined by the founder of, Scott Menzel as well as film critic and Anatomy of a Movie host Demetri Panos. The three 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.

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Today’s Topics:
4:10- Burt Reynolds, Star of ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Smokey and the Bandit’, Has Died at 82
20:30- The Academy Awards Postpone “Popular Film” Oscar After Backlash
35:30- The ‘Die Hard 6’ Title Is Now ‘McClane’
39:50- ‘Bond 25’ Director Search Heats Up, Eon and MGM Add Two More Contenders (Bart Layton (American Animals) and S.J. Clarkson (Star Trek 4))
46:00- Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Looks to ‘Mission: Impossible’ Star Rebecca Ferguson for Female Lead
47:00- Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Earns Honorary Oscar
48:48- If ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Happens, Dave Bautista May Not Return
50:00- Movies (inc Weekend & Thurs Previews Box Office News)
– The Nun
– Peppermint

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