North Korea Wins, Art Loses | Movie Podcast EP 43


Hey there Jabronis this is the Movie Backlot Podcast EP:43, I am one of your host Steven Merced and I am joined by Alexander Robinson and Dylan Mickanen. For those of you that don’t know the Movie Backlot podcast is geekedoutnation.coms Movie podcast. Every week we get together and Look at the weeks box office numbers, see whats coming out next week and discuss the biggest movie related news stories. After all that is said and done we turn the show towards Blu-Rays and see which ones are worth talking about.

We record live every Sunday over on the Geekedoutnation YouTube channel and the audio goes up on Itunes and anywhere podcast are available the very next day.
Box Office
1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $54.7 Million ($89 Million over 5 days)
2. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb $17.1 Million
3. Annie $15.8 Million
4. Exodus: Gods and Kings $8.5 Million
5. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I 7.2 Million
Upcoming Movies
• Into the Woods
• Unbroken
• The Gambler
• American Sniper
• Big Eyes
The Interview is pulled from its theatrical run by Sony following 9/11 like attacks were threatened on the theaters who played it
Theater chains were let out of their contracts and AMC, Regal, Cineplex, ect.
Alamo Drafthouse still planned to show the movie but when it was canned they replaced it with Team America for the film’s 10 year Anniversary instead
Paramount then ordered all planned screenings of Team America to be cancelled
New Regency Pictures has cancelled Pyongyang, a Steve Carell-starring film set in North Korea
Paramount has chosen Justin Lin to direct Star Trek 3
Paramount Pictures reportedly wants Star Trek 3 to feel more like Guardians of the Galaxy.
Orlando Bloom has revealed Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales may act as a soft reboot for the franchise.
Andy Serkis confirmed that he is only playing one character in Star Wars: the Force Awakens and it will not be motion capture and that the character “has been through some stuff”
Viola Davis may have been cast as Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad
J.K. Simmons is set to star alongside Tom Hiddleston (Thor, The Avengers) in Legendary Pictures’ forthcoming Kong: Skull Island.
Blu Rays End Of The Year

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