On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Monday, May 14th, 2018) Mark Reilly, Joelle Monique and Jay Washington discuss the following:
-Avengers Infinity War Becomes Fifth-Highest-Grossing Film of All Time: Box Office Report
-Snake Eyes Movie in the Works as Paramount Looks to Reboot ‘G.I. Joe’ Franchise
-Chris Evans Teaming up with Director Neill Blomkamp for Disaster Thriller ‘Greenland’
-New ‘Incredibles 2’ Trailer Has Jack-Jack Stealing the Show
-Live Twitter Questions
Avengers: Infinity War was No 1 at the domestic box office again this weekend, earning $61.8 million in its third weekend. Combined with its $200 million launch in China, Infinity War earned $343.1 million worldwide this weekend, for a global total of $1.6 billion. On Saturday, it became the second-fastest film to cross the $500 million mark at the domestic box office.
THR reports that Paramount is forging ahead and rebooting the GI Joe franchise putting a Snake Eyes movie in active development. The studio has set The Huntsman: Winter’s War and Beauty and the Beast (2017) co-writer Evan Spiliotopoulos to write the script for the Snake Eyes, which will revolve around the popular G.I. Joe character who’s also a deadly ninja. No word on a director or cast or a release date.
It was announced yesterday that Chris Evans has signed on for a new disaster thriller called Greenland, with District 9 and Elysium filmmaker Neill Blomkamp set to direct. the film is described as the story of one family’s fight for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.
Disney-Pixar has released a new Incredibles 2 trailer. In the upcoming sequel, Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) heads out to try and redeem the good name of the Supers, which leaves Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) at home trying to raise Violet (Sarah Vowell), Dash (Huck Milner), and Jack-Jack.
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