Robert Zemeckis Set to Direct ‘The Witches,’ Star Wars Discussion & More! – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news!

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.

Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson!

Follow @DMovies1701 for Demetri Panos!

Follow @TheOtherScottM for Scott Menzel!


Today’s Topics:

Start: Robert Zemeckis to Direct “The Witches,” Remake

10:35- A Halt to all of the Star Wars Spinoffs???

33:00- New Chief creative officer of Disney, Jennifer Lee & New Pixar Creative head, Pete Docter.

37:00- Everyone forgot about “Gotti”

47:40- “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” to be remade…AGAIN.

48:30- Optimus Prime might get his own film after Bumblebee.

49:10- Kick-Ass 3 won’t have Chloe Moretz Grace returning as Hit-Girl

50:00- Trailers:

  • “Welcome to Marwen”
  • “Creed 2”

59:00- Box Office:

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Subscribe to the podcaston iTunes!
Make sure to subscribe to Popcorn Talk! –

Website –
Follow us on Twitter –
Merch –

Popcorn Talk Network is the online broadcast network with programming dedicated exclusively to movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary. Popcorn Talk Network is comprised of the leading members and personalities of the film press and community including E!’s Maria Menounos, Scott “Movie” Mantz, The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider, Screen Junkies and the Schmoes Know, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis who are the 1st and only YouTube reviewers to be certified by Rotten Tomatoes and accredited by the MPAA.

Current Roster or Shows:
-Disney Movie News
-The Unproduced Table Read
-I Could Never Be
-On The Fly Filmmaking
-Horror Movie News
-Anatomy of a Movie
-Box Office Breakdown
-Meet the Movie Press
-Guilty Movie Pleasures
-Marvel Movie News
-DC Movie News
-Action Movie Anatomy