Collider Movie Talk: ‘Star Wars’ Premiere! Plus ‘Transformers 5’ Star Confirmed

     December 15, 2015

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On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (December 15th, 2015), John Campea, Jon Schnepp and Mark Ellis discuss the following:

  • Mark Wahlberg returns for Transformers 5
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them? poster and trailer debut
  • Scott Derrickson to work on Doctor Strange
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere report
  • Opening this week (brought to you by AMC Theatres)
  • Critic’s Choice Awards nominees
  • How studios keeping the rights to franchise
  • In the Heart of the Sea box office results
  • and much more…

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Image via Paramount Pictures

When it comes to Transformers: Age of Extinction, if you love it or hate it, there’s no denying it was a complete box office success bringing in over $1.1 billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Now, while doing interviews on the red carpet for a Daddy’s Home event, Mark Wahlberg has confirmed that he is indeed returning for Transformers 5.

As many of you know Warner Bros are returning us to the Wizarding World that Harry Potter lived in with their new film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Now, the first official poster and trailer have landed online. The story takes place 70 years before Harry Potter arrived at Hogwarts as follows Magizoologist Newt Scamander (played by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne) as he tracks down magical creatures in 1926 New York.

Sinister director Scott Derrickson is currently hard at work on the upcoming Marvel Film Doctor Strange set to hit theatres on November 4th. It’s now been revealed that Derrickson is reteaming with his Sinister co-writer C. Robert Cargill to work on the script. As a matter of fact, Cargill recently tweeted that he’s actually been working on the script for almost a year.


STAR WARS PREMIERE REPORT AND PICTURES

OPENING THIS WEEK (Brought to you by AMC Theatres)

Star Wars has returned. Thirty years following the events of Return Of The Jedi, the remnants of the old Galactic Empire continue to grown as the evil First Order under the leadership of the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his apprentice Kylo Ren. A young girl named Ray, a former Stormtropper named Fin and the legendary Han Solo embark on a mission that could lead to peace in the galaxy once again.

MAIL BAG

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Image via 20th Century Fox

G’Colby Porter writes: Hey guys, the Critic’s Choice Awards nominees came out. What do you think of the nominees?

Khaldoon Bekou writes:What do you guys mean when you say that  20th Century Fox has to make more Fantastic Four movies otherwise the rights will revert back to Marvel?  I mean why do a certain studio has to continue to make movies on a certain franchise in order to keep the rights to that franchise, thanks and keep up the good work.

Thierry Saumure writes: Now that we see that In the Heart of the Sea has a weak opening weekend and will definitely get destroyed by Star Wars next week, did the studio make a mistake by moving it from its original release date in March? Or would it have bombed no matter what?


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