Here is your MHM Movie News Flash for April 9, 2016 courtesy the MHM Ticker.
Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Sequel Gets Two Screenwriters
Deadline.com is reporting that Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse have been hired to write the sequel to one of 2014’s best films you may not have seen: Tom Cruise and Doug Liman’s sci-fi film, ‘Live. Die. Repeat. Edge of Tomorrow.’ The original film had a soft opening domestically; eventually hitting $100 million in the U.S. However, the film grossed another $270 million or so internationally which is enough to get the green light for this sequel.
‘Bill & Ted 3’ May Shoot by the End of 2016
In an interview with Forbes, Alex Winter, one half of Bill and Ted, reveals that the third installment in the film franchise will hopefully start shooting at the end of this year. The script has been in development for about six years now and has “been written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon who wrote the first two, they are fantastic writers, and the script is great. We have a script, we have a director, we have a studio – we’re just trying to nail down a start date.” It’s now been 25 years since ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’ was released.
Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Boss’ has $8 Million Friday
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Melissa McCarthy’s ‘The Boss’ brought in around $8 million for Friday, and will end up with to $21 million to $23 million for the weekend, but movie analysts don’t think that will be enough to kick ‘Batman vs. Superman’ out of the number one spot. Reviews for the film have been less than stellar. Rotten Tomatoes currently puts ‘The Boss’ at 18% Critics and 51% Audience with one critic deriding the emphasis of “broad slapstick over clever satire” and many more saying the script is in dire need of a rewrite. What is your take on the film? Let us know in the comments below.
‘The Bye Bye Man’ Official Teaser Trailer
People commit unthinkable acts every day. Time and again, we grapple to understand what drives a person to do such terrible things. But what if all of the questions we’re asking are wrong? What if the source of all evil is not a matter of what…but who? ‘The Bye Bye Man’ is set to be released on June 3, 2016.
Celebrity Birthdays for April 9, 2016
Dennis Quaid, 62
Mark Pellegrino, 51
Jay Chandrasekhar, 48
Leighton Meester, 30
Kristen Stewart, 26
Elle Fanning, 18
This has been your MHM Movie News Flash for April 9, 2016. Check back tomorrow for more news and stories from the MHM Podcast Network.Review Us in iTunes