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Movie News Weekly: August 14-20, 2016: THE LITTLE MERMAID, A STAR IS BORN, HOLMES AND WATSON

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Movie News Weekly August 14-20, 2016. Movie News Weekly is a weekly videocast on the previous week’s film industry frivolities. Movie News Weekly is hosted by FilmBook, created and narrated by FilmBook author Mathieu Brunet.

In this edition, Movie News Weekly covers:

  • Suicide Squad remains in 1st place at the box office during a very slow weekend
  • Ben Whishaw in talks to play Michael Banks in Mary Poppins Returns
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken team up on Disney’s The Little Mermaid live-action remake
  • Bradley Cooper’s in directorial debut A Star Is Born got greenlit by Warner Bros.
  • Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite as the stars of Holmes and Watson

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Movie News Weekly August 14-20, 2016

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About the author

Mathieu Brunet

My name is Mathieu Brunet (it's French) and I have been an independent film critic for the past 5 years. My passion is animation and I've been writing and making my own video reviews of animated features on my YouTube channel (ElectricDragon505), which now has about 55,000 subscribers, housing videos with total views over 20,000,000. I am the creator of Electric Dragon Productions which includes AniMat's Reviews and AniMat's Classic Reviews.

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