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by SONYESP » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:41 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY---CBS fired showrunners Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts. They were replaced by executive producer Alex Kurtzman. Sources said Berg and Harberts created an "abusive" atmosphere with the DISCOVERY writing team. Ironically, Berg and Harberts replaced the original showrunner, Bryan Fuller.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3---James Gunn commented on VOL. 3, "Vol 3 will end this iteration of the Guardians and complete the story of the three films."

GREEN LANTERN CORPS---the superhero movie is underway and will feature Hal Jordan and John Stewart. Geoff Johns is the writer. Rumors claim the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE team of Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie will reunite for GREEN LANTERN CORPS.

THE JERRY SPRINGER SHOW---filming of new episodes has stopped which led to speculation the show has been cancelled. It first premiered in 1991.

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BLACK MONDAY---Don Cheadle is the star/producer of this new Showtime comedy series about the October 19, 1987 stock market crash.

FORDLANDIA---Werner Herzog will direct this tv miniseries based on the book about Henry Ford's attempts to create small-town America in the Amazon jungle.

CONQUISTADOR: HERNAN CORTES, KING MONTEZUMA, AND THE LAST STAND OF THE AZTECS---tv miniseries underway based on the book about the war between the two empires.

CRYPTO---Alexis Bledel, Kurt Russell and Beau Knapp star in this movie about an anti-money laundering agent who uncovers a massive money laundering conspiracy in his hometown.

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD---a new AMC press release gives Lennie James first billing which hints that he is now the main star of the series.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY---Season 8 will be a crossover between COVEN and MURDER HOUSE.

TRIVIA---in ICE STATION ZEBRA, Murray Rose played Lieutenant George Mills who was knocked unconscious and drowned in the sabotaged torpedo room of the submarine USS Tigerfish. In reality, Rose was an Australian swimmer who won four gold medals in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.
Gay Talese wrote in THE NEW YORK TIMES, “He has become, in a very short time, an All-Australian Boy among those looking for a hero Down Under. With his clean-cut good looks, his status there is comparable here to that of Mickey Mantle, whom Rose has never heard of.” Gus Tager, Rose's coach in the 1960 Olympics, said Rose was, “the greatest swimmer who ever lived, greater even than Johnny Weissmuller.”

Murray Rose in the sabotaged torpedo room of the USS Tigerfish.

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Rose with his fourth gold medal in the 1960 Olympic Games.

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by SONYESP » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:32 am

MONDAY, JUNE 18

WONDER WOMAN 1984---photo released of Gal Gadot in the sequel.

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CONFIRM NOR DENY---Dave Collard (OUT OF TIME, FAMILY GUY) will write the script for the Ridley Scott movie based on the book about the CIA and Howard Hughes teaming up to secretly recover a Soviet nuclear-armed submarine, the K-129, which sank in the Pacific Ocean in 1968.

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STAR WARS---STAR WARS podcaster Aaron Goins said voice actor Tom Kane (THE CLONE WARS) told him Lucasfilm is developing nine more movies in the franchise.

THE WALKING DEAD---a fan photographed Jon Bernthal and Andrew Lincoln near the set which led to speculation that Bernthal might be returning for Season 9.
Also, AMC pulled THE TALKING DEAD from its schedule and cancelled TALKING WITH CHRIS HARDWICK after he was accused of sexual and emotional abuse by ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra, daughter of special effects pioneer John Dykstra. NBC is reviewing Hardwick's THE WALL.

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IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON---Boyd Holbrook (THE PREDATOR) and Michael C. Hall (DEXTER) star in this movie about a detective, who teams up with his detective brother-in-law, to investigate a series of bizarre murders.

SPAMALOT---Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Dinklage and Tiffany Haddish are being sought to star in the movie based on the musical version of MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL.

SICARIO 3---producer Trent Luckinbill said the second sequel is "absolutely" underway with Taylor Sheridan returning as the writer.

BAD EDUCATION---Allison Janney is in talks to co-star with Hugh Jackman in this movie based on the true story of a school superintendent who embezzled from his school district.

LUCIFER---Netflix picked up the series that was cancelled by Fox.

TENDER IS THE NIGHT---tv series underway based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.

TRIVIA---more James Bond movie trivia.
In FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, Sean Connery and Robert Shaw engaged in the classic train fight scene on the Orient Express. Connery and Shaw reunited for another duel in ROBIN AND MARIAN.


In FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, James Bond (Sean Connery) and Red Grant (Robert Shaw) engage in the classic fight on board the Orient Express.

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In ROBIN AND MARIAN, Robin Hood (Connery ) and the Sheriff of Nottingham (Shaw) engage in a bloody duel.

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by SONYESP » Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:46 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

STAR WARS: EPISODE IX---a reliable source says Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian in the sequel trilogy finale. Williams recently started a three-day per week intensive training program which led to speculation he was returning to the franchise.

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THE WALKING DEAD---Jon Bernthal was confirmed to be returning for at least one episode in Season 9, most likely in a flashback or hallucination.

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WONDER WOMAN 1984---a source said Chris Pine is playing "the real Steve Trevor", not someone in disguise. The source added that Pedro Pascal is playing "a God in disguise".

1917---Sam Mendes (SKYFALL) will direct this World War I movie with Steven Spielberg as the producer. No plot details were released, but two important World War I events occurred in 1917: the US entered the war and the Russian Revolution.

JUMANJI 3---Dwayne Johnson tweeted about the sequel, "THE JUMANJI SEQUEL is officially underway."

SICARIO 3---Emily Blunt is in talks to return for the second sequel.

THE JOKER---Robert De Niro is reportedly being sought for a co-starring role with Joaquin Phoenix in the young Joker movie.

GOTTI---John Travolta commented on his John Gotti mobster biomovie getting a zero rating on Rotten Tomatoes by saying critics are, "trolls behind keyboards".

EUROVISION---Will Ferrell stars in this musical comedy movie based on The Eurovision Song Contest talent competition. Previous winners include ABBA and Celine Dion.

SUPERGIRL---Chris Wood (Mon-El) is not returning as a regular cast member, but might return as a guest star.

IRON TERRY MALONE---comedy movie underway about a mobster who tries to save his favorite bar by teaming up with the bar's owner and their buddies to kill the town drunk.
Holt McCallany, Vincent Pastore and Steven Van Zandt star.

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.---Paramount Pictures biomovie underway based on his memoir YES I CAN: THE STORY OF SAMMY DAVIS, JR..

MARVIN GAYE---biomovie underway with Dr. Dre as the producer.

TRIVIA--in THE TWILIGHT ZONE episode "Little Girl Lost", Tina was played by Tracy Stratford, but Stratford's voice was dubbed by 32 year-old Rhoda Williams. Ironically, Stratford provided the voice for Lucy in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, the first PEANUTS animated tv special.

In "Little Girl Lost", Tracy Stratford's voice was dubbed by 32 year-old Rhoda Williams.

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In A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, Stratford provided the voice for Lucy.

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by SONYESP » Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:35 pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

TAU---trailer released for the Netflix sci fi movie starring Gary Oldman and Maika Monroe.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9nrBkQ2YBo


CREED II---trailer released for the sequel.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPNVNqn4T9I


STAR TREK---Patrick Stewart, Alex Kurtzman and Akiva Goldsman are developing a new TREK series with Stewart returning as Jean-Luc Picard. The series is part of a new deal in which Kurtzman will expand the CBS STAR TREK franchise including tv series, miniseries and animated series.

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TERMINATOR 6---photo shows a battle-scarred Mackenzie Davis on the set.

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THE WITCHES---Robert Zemeckis (FORREST GUMP) is in negotiations to direct the movie based on the Roald Dahl novel.

QUEEN AND COUNTRY---Sylvia Hoeks (BLADE RUNNER 2049) is the top candidate to star in the Ridley Scott movie based on the comic book about a female MI6 agent tracking down an international terrorist.

ECHO---George Clooney is in talks to direct the 20th Century Fox sci fi movie about a drone specialist who suspects his lover may be have been replaced.

INVINCIBLE---Amazon animated tv series underway based on the Robert Kirkman comic book.

JETT---Giancarlo Esposito (BREAKING BAD) will play a crime lord in the Cinemax tv series starring Carla Gugino as an ex-con who is forced to return to her profession by crime bosses.

THE NANNY---Fran Drescher hinted a revival of her sitcom may be underway. THE NANNY ran on CBS from 1993-199.

TRIVIA---composer Jerry Goldsmith has a cameo as a band leader in IN HARM'S WAY (John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal).

Liz Eddington (Barbara Bouchet) does an overly-provocative dance at the naval officers' pool party.

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Lieutenant (JG) Mac McConnell (Tom Tryon) asks the bandleader (Goldsmith) to slow the music down to slow Liz down.

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by dragon53 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:06 pm

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

THE MEG---international trailer released for the Jason Statham giant shark movie.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWH4cOslAuM



STAR WARS---a rumor claims the disappointing box office of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY has forced Lucasfilm to put its spinoff movies on hold. These include the Obi-Wan Kenobi and Boba Fett movies. A "well-established outlet" said director Stephen Daldry left the Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in early May even before SOLO's box office returns were known.
Lucasfilm will continue to develop EPISODE IX, Rian Johnson's trilogy and the movies being developed by the creators of GAME OF THRONES.
Another source said after Lucasfilm fired Colin Trevorror and the team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, it will only hire "proven veteran talent who they know can handle a big budget Star Wars production."

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THE ABC MURDERS---photo released from the BBC/Amazon three-part miniseries starring John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot.

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THE WALKING DEAD---new showrunner Angela Kang said Season 9 will have a time jump forward from Season 8, “We’re working on a season that has a really fresh look and feel. We’re playing with time in this season, so we get to kind of jump forward in the story.”

JAMES BOND---trainer Giacomo Farci posted a video of Mark Strong training for a new role. Farci's post hinted the role was in the 25th Bond movie by mentioning James Bond, 007, bond25, Daniel Craig, Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson.

REAGAN---Dennis Quaid, Jon Voight and David Henrie star in this Ronald Reagan biomovie.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES---Paramount Pictures is developing a third movie in the franchise. Andrew Dodge (BAD WORDS) is the writer.

EMPEROR---Dayo Okeniyi, James Cromwell and Bruce Dern star in this movie about John Brown and the abolitionist movement.

BODY CAM---Mary J. Blige stars in this horror movie about white LAPD cops who are haunted by a spirit after they destroyed body cam evidence in which they killed a black teenager.

TRIVIA---in THE NATURAL, Darren McGavin co-starred as villain Gus Sands. However, McGavin has no onscreen credit because he was the last cast member to sign which meant there was no star billing available. He chose to work for Screen Actors Guild pay scale instead of a larger salary without credit for artistic reasons and he was not happy with the original credit/pay offer. Co-star Robert Prosky said this led to McGavin, "drawing more attention to himself".

Darren McGavin and Kim Basinger in THE NATURAL.

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by SONYESP » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:02 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

THE TERROR---AMC renewed the horror series for Season 2 which will be set during World War II and involves a specter that starts in a Japanese-American internment camp in Southern California and spreads to the war in the Pacific.

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THE CONNORS---ABC picked up the ROSEANNE spinoff series with the cast returning except Roseanne Barr. The spinoff centers around "a sudden turn of events" which led to speculation Roseanne will be killed off with an accidental overdose of painkiller.

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JOHNNY DEPP---a Dark Horizons synopsis of Johnny Depp's ROLLING STONE interview:

"Among the reveals are that he spent over $30K on wine a month and was smashing down joints of tobacco and hash on a regular basis, he became estranged from his sister after refusing to get a prenup before his marriage to Amber Heard, he admits to being fed lines through an earpiece (with the help of a sound engineer) in film roles, and the $650 million he has made on films throughout his career so far is almost all gone.
Other stories include Depp trying to pull his own tooth at a London restaurant while having dinner with Penelope Cruz and Stella McCartney, that it cost $5 million to shoot Hunter S. Thompson’s ashes out of a cannon..."

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TIMELESS---NBC cancelled the series again, but is in talks to develop a tv movie finale.

THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE---Amazon renewed the series for Season 4.

Y: THE LAST MAN---Jodie Foster is in talks to appear in the FX series based on the comic book.

POINT BLANK---Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo star in the Netflix remake of the 2010 French movie.

TRIVIA---in IN THE LINE OF FIRE, Clint Eastwood play Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan, who was one of the agents protecting John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated. Horrigan is plagued by guilt and seeks redemption for not reacting quickly enough to save Kennedy.
Horrigan is based on Secret Service agent Clint Hill, who was part of Kennedy's Secret Service detail in Dallas. Hill is still haunted by the assassination, “I wish I had been quicker." He added, "...I still feel today a sense of failure and responsibility because that was our job: to keep the president safe, to protect him at all costs. And on that particular day, we were unable to do that."

Clint Eastwood as Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan.

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Secret Service agent Clint Hill tries to save President Kennedy as he is fatally shot.

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by SONYESP » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:21 pm

MONDAY, JUNE 25

KING OF THIEVES---trailer released for the Michael Caine heist movie.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZraK_pHnpc



THE EQUALIZER 2---trailer released for the Denzel Washington seuel.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyNJ3UrGk_I



STAR WARS: EPISODE IX---a British tabloid claims Ewan McGregor will secretly film Obi-Wan Kenobi scenes for EPISODE IX.
Another rumor said the Ob-Wan Kenobi movie has not been shelved, but will be released on Disney streaming and not in theaters.

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SPIDER-MAN---Tom Holland said the sequel title is SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME.
Also, Sony Pictures is developing a Spider-man spinoff movie, SILK, based on Korean-American Cindy Moon.

AGENT CARTER---Hayley Atwell commented on returning for a possible revival, "... if there were interest in Netflix or in her being in a film or something...it would have to feel right. I wouldn’t want to go over old ground. It would have to be new, there would have to be higher production values so she could do more. I’d have to feel like it’s not just... ‘a case a week with Peggy Carter.’ If she’s had an impact on audiences, let that impact grow, so it delights them, but I think it should be to do with more of the current climate now. What are smart issues to bring up? How to create any sort of kind of social weight, an emotional kind of gravitas to the show.”

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JAMES BOND----Pierce Brosnan wants Tom Hardy to succeed Daniel Craig as the next 007, "Daniel Craig has been an incredible Bond. He's very physical, he looks lethal. You genuinely believe this is someone who could kill a man. He will do the next movie, and then I think Tom Hardy could be a good Bond. I'd be happy to see him do it. You need an actor who can put a bit of wiggle into it - that's what makes Bond".

MURDER MYSTERY---Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans and Gemma Arterton star in this Netflix comedy movie about a New York cop and his wife who are on a European vacation, wind up on a billionaire's yacht and are the prime suspects when the billionaire is murdered.

NIGHTBREED---Syfy tv series underway based on the 1990 Clive Barker horror movie.

CHILD'S PLAY: THE SERIES---creator Don Mancini said a tv series based on the movies is underway.

ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE---movie underway based on the novel about a paraplegic veteran who suddenly stands and is seen as a Messiah.

THE DOMESTICS---Kate Bosworth and Tyler Hoechlin star in this movie about a married couple on a road trip through a post-apocalyptic countryside who battle warring tribes to reach the wife's parents.

HELL' S PRINCESS---movie underway based on the book about female serial killer Belle Gunness who murdered over 28 men during the turn of the century.

TRIVIA---more James Bond movie trivia.
Alison Doody appeared in movies with three actors who played James Bond: Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Sean Connery.
Doody turned the role of Eowyn in THE LORD OF THE RINGS movies because of her pregnancy.

Alison Doody and Roger Moore in A VIEW TO A KILL.

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Doody and Pierce Brosnan in TAFFIN.

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Doody and Sean Connery in INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE.

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by SONYESP » Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:43 pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

THE PREDATOR---new red band trailer released for the sequel.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2P_KwFQiKk



THE BOOGEYMAN---20th Century Fox movie underway based on the Stephen King short story. The A QUIET PLACE team of Scott Beck and Bryan Woods will write the script.

THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM---Russell Crowe stars in this Showtime eight-part miniseries based on the book about Roger Ailes, founder of Fox News.

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MILE 22---a sequel is underway to the upcoming movie starring Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich in which a special ops team must smuggle a mysterious policeman out of the country.

RAZOR---movie underway based on the comic book about a young woman who is committed to an asylum after her cop father is murdered where she acquires super powers and seeks revenge on the killers.

AN UNBELIEVABLE STORY OF RAPE---Toni Collette, Merritt Weaver and Kaitlyn Dever star in this Netflix eight-part miniseries based on the true story of two female detectives who discover a teenage girl's claims of rape are false.

CROWDED---Rebel Wilson stars in this movie based on the upcoming comic book about a Los Angeles woman who hires a low-cost bounty hunter to protect her from assassins.

TRIVIA---Michael Sacks starred in SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR and HANOVER STREET. Sacks, who graduated from Harvard and has a graduate degree in computer science from Columbia University, retired from the film business in 1984. After positions with IBM, Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers, Sacks became head of global applications development of MarketAxess.

Michael Sacks in SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE which was based on the Kurt Vonnegut novel.

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Sacks in Steven Spielberg's SUGARLAND EXPRESS.

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Sacks with Harrison Ford in HANOVER STREET.

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by SONYESP » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:24 pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

MANDY---trailer released for the Nicolas Cage revenge movie with a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI054ow6KJk



ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD---photo released of Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in the Quentin Tarantino movie about the Charles Manson Cult murders.

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI---Mark Hamill gave his latest comments on Luke Skywalker in THE LAST JEDI, “There’s just such a huge gap between RETURN OF THE JEDI and FORCE AWAKENS–-I had to really contemplate that. I said ‘hey, how did I go from being the most optimistic, positive character to this cranky, suicidal man who wants people to get off his island?’. It was a radical change, but I think sometimes being pushed out of your comfort zone is a good thing.
Although a part of me said to Rian, ‘but you know, a Jedi would never give up’. My concept of the character was that even if I chose the New Hitler thinking he was the New Hope, yeah I’d feel terrible, but I wouldn’t secret myself on an island and then turn off the Force.”

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V FOR VENDETTA---Natalie Portman was asked if she would be interested in a making a sequel to any of her movies, “Maybe V FOR VENDETTA.”

GOSNELL---Dean Cain stars in this movie about the police detective investigating Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortion doctor who was convicted of murdering three infants and the involuntary manslaughter of an adult patient.

L.A.'S FINEST---Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba and Ernie Hudson star in the tv spinoff of BAD BOYS.

WATCHMEN---Jeremy Irons will play the lord of a British manor in the HBO pilot.

TRIVIA---Steve McQueen and Aneta Corsaut made their film debuts in THE BLOB, and North Carolina played a pivotal point in their careers.

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McQueen was a Marine amphibious tank crewmen stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was a disciplinary problem and was demoted seven times. After being AWOL for two weeks to spend time with his girlfriend, McQueen was apprehended in Raleigh and placed in Lejeune's brig for 41 days. His imprisonment forced him to realize he was headed in the wrong direction, and he rededicated himself to being a model Marine.
During Arctic wargames, another amphibious tank began to sink and McQueen rescued five fellow Marines from drowning. McQueen was then named a member of the honor guard for President Harry Truman's presidential yacht.
As a tank crewman, McQueen developed a love for speed and mechanics which were reflected in his roles in BULLITT, THE GREAT ESCAPE and THE SAND PEBBLES. McQueen used the GI Bill to study acting which led to him being the "King of Cool" and the highest-paid actor in the world at the peak of his career.


McQueen as an amphibious tank crewman at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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McQueen in BULLITT.

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McQueen in THE GREAT ESCAPE.

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Corsaut co-starred on the classic THE ANDY GRIFFITH Show, set in the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina. She also had an affair with Griffith, a North Carolina native.

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by SONYESP » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:45 pm

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

STAR WARS---Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger reportedly talked with top Disney executives, including Marvel Studios and Pixar, to discuss firing Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy in order to save the STAR WARS franchise. Grace Randolph of Beyond the Trailer, said, a source "deep within Pinewood Studios", told her, "There was a call, a secret conference call with all the top Star Wars brass in attendance, the kind of call where, apparently, security guards stand outside the different conference room doors and makes sure that no one eavesdrops. But here's the kicker. Top brass at not only Star Wars, but also Marvel and Pixar, were also in on the call, but listening only, likely at the request of Bob Iger, who wants their advice on how to fix this s--tshow. And yes, he does know it's a s--tshow. Evidence? The word that he wants Kathleen Kennedy out. He actually does, but, nobody will take her job. Several have been approached, but turned down, including J.J. Abrams, who turned it down flat and didn't even hesitate."

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WONDER WOMAN 1984---photo released of Kristen Wiig as Barbara Minerva/Cheetah.

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MORBIUS---Jared Leto will star in the Sony Pictures Spider-Man spinoff movie.

TOP GUN 2---the three top candidates to play the son of Goose are Nicholas Hoult (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD), Glen Powell (SCREAM QUEENS) and Miles Teller (FANTASTIC FOUR).

GAME OF THRONES---Kristian Nairn (Hodor) said he did not like the Ed Sheeran cameo, “I’m not a fan of the cameos in GAME OF THRONES. I don’t like them. I think it’s stupid. I don’t mind going on the record on that. I just think it takes you right out of the world. Especially Ed Sheeran. I was like, ‘Why is Ed Sheeran here?’ I mean, Ed Sheeran’s great. He’s a great guy, great musician, but why is he in GAME OF THRONES? I’m not saying I’m not a fan of Ed Sheeran. I’m being tactful here, but just not a fan of the cameo. I think most people would agree with me there. It was a big snap to reality. It’s like, ‘What? What?’ It’s a fantasy show. We’re all caught in this amazing world and spend so much time and money and talent to create, and all of a sudden there’s a pop star? What?”

THE WALKING DEAD---former showrunner Scott M. Gimple said he and Robert Kirkman often disagreed about making changes not in the comic book, “Back when we started, Robert and I argued a lot because I wanted to do the book just as the book and he actually wanted to do changes because he had already done it. And, yeah, I wanted to see those moments that I saw in the book. And yet, as I worked more and more on it, because I was so familiar with those moments, I knew that making those little twists... it’s actually doing right by the people who read the book and know what’s coming... Being a fan of it to start with, you want to do right by the moments that you’ve seen. But to do right by the moments you’ve seen, sometimes you have to remix them because people like myself who are familiar with the work know what’s coming, So you’re not going to get that surprise. You’re not going to get that emotional twist."

MARVEL STUDIOS---Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige said future movies under development include POWER PACK, THE ETERNALS and AVENGERS 4.

ALIEN---20th Century Fox has initiated a short film contest to celebrate the movie's 40th anniversary.

TRIVIA---in THE AMERICANIZATION OF EMILY, James Garner plays a World War II Navy officer who explains his cowardice by saying several times, "A man could get killed". Two years later, Garner starred in the spy movie A MAN COULD GET KILLED.

James Garner and Julie Andrews in THE AMERICANIZATION OF EMILY.

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Garner, Tony Franciosa and Sandra Dee in A MAN COULD GET KILLED.

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