Movie Talk: James Cameron Blasts Superhero Movies, Says He’s Hoping for “Avengers Fatigue”

     April 23, 2018

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Kristian Harloff, and Jon Schnepp discuss the following:

  • In an interview with Indiewire, James Cameron stated that he’s “hoping we’ll start getting ‘Avenger’ fatigue here pretty soon” because “there are other stories to tell.”
  • Fandango is reporting that advance ticket sales for Deadpool 2 place it as the third-largest pre-seller of 2018. It’s on pace to become the fastest R-rated pre-seller in their history.
  • Weekend Box Office: A Quiet Place retook the top spot this weekend, bringing its domestic total to $132 million. Rampage took 2nd place and performed ahead of projections to earn an estimated $21 million in its second frame.
  • Deadline reports that Paramount Pictures is in final negotiations to finance and distribute Rocketman, an Elton John biopic directed by Dexter Fletcher and starring Taron Egerton.
  • Disney released a first trailer for Penguins and it has a romantic comedy vibe.
  • Live Twitter Questions

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