All-Female Ghostbusting | Movie Podcast Podcast #48

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Box Office

1. American Sniper $31.8 Million
2. Paddington $8.505 Million
3. Project Almanac $8.5 Million
4. Black or White $6.4 Million
5. The Boy Next Door $6.09 Million

10. The Loft $2.8 Million
15. Game of Thrones (IMAX) $1.5 Million (2nd highest per theater average besides American Sniper)

Released Movies this Weekend
• The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
• Seventh Son
• The Voices
• Jupiter Ascending
NEWS/RUMORS
1. American Sniper passes Saving Private Ryan to be the No. 1 War Movie of All Time
2. Super Bowl Trailers
a. Jurassic World
b. Fifty Shades of Grey
c. Tomorrowland
d. Terminator Genisys
e. Minions
f. Ted 2
g. THE HYPEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR FURIOUS 7
3. The official Ghostbusters cast has been revealed
a. Kristen Wiig will play a teacher at Colombia University and she wrote a novel on paranormal things
b. Melissa McCarthy will play a subway worker
c. Leslie Jones will play the co-writer of Wiig’s book
d. Kate McKinnon plays Jones’ new partner
4. Full cast list for Steve Jobs was announced
a. Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs
• Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, former Macintosh marketing chief
• Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder
• Jeff Daniels as John Sculley, former Apple CEO
• Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brenna, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend and mother of his child
• Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, an original Apple Macintosh development team member
• Perla Haney-Jardine, Ripley Sobo, and Mackenzie Moss as Jobs’ daughter Lisa Brennan at various stages of her life
• Sarah Snook as Andrea Cunningham, project leader of Apple Macintosh
Adam Shapiro as Avie Tevanian, Apple Computer Senior VP of Software Engineering
5. According to Variety directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski (John Wick) are being eyed for Cowboy Ninja Viking starring Chris Pratt.
6. The Wrap reports Emma Watson will play Belle in Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast.
7. When asked on The Howard Stern Show about possibly playing J. Jonah Jameson again J.K. Simmons said “I just heard that we…that that’s a possibility!”
8. Deadline reports that Mathew McConaughey will star in Born to Run, an adaptation of the novel “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, And the Greatest Race in the World Has Ever Seen” by Christopher McDougall. The novel follows a journalist and runner that visits the Tarahumara Indians to find out how they can run so long without getting tired or injured.
9. Deadline reports that Academy Award nominated director Morten Tyldum is in talks to explore the sci fi genre with Passengers. The film is a sci fi love story written y Prometheus screenwriter Jon Spaihts. The film was supposed to be released by the Weinstein Company but they eventually dropped the project.
10. The Hollywood Reporter says that Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo will reteam following Selma for a drama about Hurricane Katrina.
11. Liam Hemsworth ID2
BLU RAYS
• John Wick
• Dracula Untold
• Ouija
• The Best of Me
• Dear White People
• The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

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