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Meet The Movie Press w/ Simon Thompson

Popcorn Talk Network, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “Meet the Movie Press”. This series is your inside look into the hottest movie scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry! Hosted by film reporter Simon Thompson and movie insider friends two discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting and talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers. It’s a behind the scenes look at how news is reported and shared all across the internet!

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Bond 25 Casting Announcements, Avengers: Endgame Review & Box Office & James Wan's Salem Lot?! - Meet The Movie Press

It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Forbes's Simon Thompson and friends! They will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tent-poles. Demetri Panos and Ashley Menzel (@AshleyGMenzel) join Simon. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Movies  Avengers: Endgame    News Avengers: Endgame Review Avengers: Endgame box office Bond 25 News - Casting etc ‘Salem’s Lot’ Movie Coming From James Wan and Gary Dauberman Netflix Oscar Eligibility Remains Intact as The Academy Votes Not to Change Key Rule Disney is Killing Multiple Fox Films, Heavily Scrutinizing Others Lionsgate’s ‘Chaos Walking’, Starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, is “Unreleasable”, So They’re Spending Millions More on Reshoots The Tolkien Estate Won’t Endorse the New ‘Tolkien’ Biopic         Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Make sure to subscribe to Popcorn Talk! - http://youtube.com/popcorntalknetwork HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://popcorntalk.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/PopcornTalk/ ABOUT POPCORN TALK: Popcorn Talk Network is the online broadcast network with programming dedicated exclusively to movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary. Popcorn Talk Network is comprised of the leading members and personalities of the film press and community including E!’s Maria Menounos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 8mins

26 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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Rami Malek pegged for Freddie Mercury, Max Landis’ American Werewolf & More – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Mashable's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today: Today: U.S. Presidential Election reactions. Rami Malek to cast as Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody." Fox looking-into X-Men franchise reboot. Max Landis to remake "American Werewolf in London." Tobe Jones to star in "Jurassic World". Mission Impossible 6 and Pacific Rim 2 have been announced. Trainspotting 2 traile Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

11 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cena for Suicide Squad & The Curse of La Llorona Review - Meet The Movie Press

It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Forbes's Simon Thompson and friends! They will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tent-poles. Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) joins Simon today. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Movies  The Curse of La Llorona Breakthrough Under the Silver Lake Little Woods Hail SatanNews Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Spoilers Have Leaked, and the Russo Brothers Want You to Avoid Them John Cena in Talks to Suit Up For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Disney Scraps Fox’s ‘Mouse Guard’ Two Weeks Before Production Begins The ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Movie is Back on With ‘Bumblebee’ Director Travis Knight Phoebe Waller-Bridge Set to Punch Up Bond 25 Script Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Fox Purchase Was All About Building Disney+ Content Ryan Murphy announces Boys in the Band Netflix movie Alicia Vikander Returning for Tomb Raider Sequel with New Writer   Trailers Child's Play Dark Phoenix Hobbs & Shaw         Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Make sure to subscribe to Popcorn Talk! - http://youtube.com/popcorntalknetwork HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http://popcorntalk.com Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Merch - http://shop.spreadshirt.com/PopcornTalk/ ABOUT POPCORN TALK: Popcorn Talk Network is the online broadcast network with programming dedicated exclusively to movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary. Popcorn Talk Network is comprised of the leading members and personalities of the film press and community including E!’s Maria Menounos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

19 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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Mag 7 and Arrival Impress at Toronto Film Festival | Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Mashable's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Jeff and Simon will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today's topics include: A Sully Review New Trailer for Ben Affleck's "The Accountant" Free Fire Trailer Magnificent Seven Arrival Shailene Woodley not doing Divergent Series Lexi Alexander to direct Chris Benoit Bio Pic "Crossface" Daniel Craig returning to James Bond? Joe Manganiello confirmed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 11mins

9 Sep 2016

Rank #4

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Joss Whendon Drops Batgirl, Black Panther Numbers, & DC News – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Follow @JeffInsnieder for Jeff Snieder! Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Follow @ElMayimbe for Umberto Gonzalez! Today’s Topics: 2:30- Joss Whedon drop his ‘Batgirl,’ movie and DC Discussion in General 12:20- ‘Aquaman’ Test Screening *possible press release o Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56mins

23 Feb 2018

Rank #5

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Meet the Movie Press for September 8th, 2017

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today.Follow @TheInSneider for Jeff Sneider!  Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

8 Sep 2017

Rank #6

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Jared Leto in Tron Reboot and Deadpool 2 Teasers – Meet the Movie Press for March 10th, 2017

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Mashable's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today's Topics: Deadpool 2 trailer teases, Steven Spielberg's "The Post" w/ Hanks and Streep announced, Disney's Aladdin relocates from U.S. to U.K. for Visa reasons, Eva Green & Danny DeVito cast in live-action Dumbo. Reboot announced for Tron with Jared Leto. Hugh Jackman rumored to star in Michael Mann's remake of "Ferrari," Terry Rossio to head-up wr Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

10 Mar 2017

Rank #7

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Ghostbusters Review, Bardem as Frankenstein and More Headlines! | Meet The Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by film reporter Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Jeff and Simon will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today's topics include: Ghostbusters Review Live Action Pokemon Movie rushed through due to Pokemon Go Javier Bardem as Frankenstein for Universal Kiersey Clemons tapped for The Flash Female Lead Saw Legacy by the Spirit Brothers James Franco to star in Shane Black's Predator Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58mins

15 Jul 2016

Rank #8

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Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker Movie, Billy Dee Williams Returns as Lando, & More! – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Forbes's Simon Thompson and joined by the founder of weliveentertainment.com, Scott Menzel as well as film critic and Anatomy of a Movie host Demetri Panos. The three will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Follow @DMovies1701 for Demetri Panos! Follow @TheOtherScottM for Scott Menzel! Subscribe to the podcaston iTunes! Make sure to subscribe to Popcorn Talk! - http://youtube.com/popcorntalknetwork HELPFUL LINKS: Website - http:// Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 12mins

13 Jul 2018

Rank #9

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Black Widow Film finds Writer, Black Panther sets Pre-Sale Records & More! – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Follow @TheInSneider for Jeff Sneider! Today’s Topics: 2:00 - Golden Globe Reception 7:30 - Black Widow film in Development. Jac Schaeffer hired to write. 12:20 - Michael Pena not sure if he’s going to be in the 3rd Ant-man movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 15mins

12 Jan 2018

Rank #10

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Wonder Woman Discussion w/ Roxy Striar, Murder On The Orient Trailer & More – Meet The Movie Press for June 2nd, 2017

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today on the show, Simon is joined by Roxy Striar to discuss: Wonder Woman - thoughts, good and bad points, I'll look at the Thursday night box office and weekend predictions Murder on the Orient Express trailer Logan Lucky trailer Sin City TV show on the way Sophia Coppola wins Vest Director at Cannes - only secon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

2 Jun 2017

Rank #11

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Scarface Reboot, Wonder Woman Positive Reviews, RIP Chris Cornell – Meet The Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted byThe Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. 1.) 00 -The Shining Maze at Universal Horror Nights 2.) 2:30- the Flash:Robert Zumekis Front runner 3.) 11:00-Good reactions for Wonder Woman 4.) 12:30-Claire Foy(the Crown) is front runner for The Girl in the Spider's Web 5.) 16:30-War of the Apes: the end of ceaser's story 6.) 18 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

19 May 2017

Rank #12

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Ghostbusters Controversey, The Rise of Video Game Movies and More – Meet The Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by film reporter from Forbes Simon Thompson and his guest from Mashable Josh Dickey. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles. Today's topics include - Angry Birds Movie Quick Review Sean Penn's "The Last Face" at Cannes James Rolfe/Cinemassacre not reviewing the new Ghostbusters Daniel Craig no longer Bond Casting Cable in Deadpool 2 Tetris franchise no longer a Trilogy Nintendo wants to create a film universe The Rock starting the Ludlum Universe MIB23 Casting The Nice Guys Review Insidious 4 Kevin Smith on Buckaroo Bonzai Vin Diesel wants Justin Lin to dir Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 12mins

21 May 2016

Rank #13

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Star Wars Theories, Tim Miller Neuromancer, & Terminator 6 Details – Meet the Movie Press for August 11th, 2017

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. 1:48 - Ryan Johnson tweets new Star Wars "stuff" is coming, but to avoid it 4:05- Star Wars theories 6:05 - Terminator 6 explains why all Terminators look like Arnold 10:15 - Tim Miller to direct Neuromancer 13:00 - Riz Ahmed speculated to be casted in Venom 17:35: Josh Brolin say Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

11 Aug 2017

Rank #14

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Comic-Con, James Gunn Fired from Disney, Disney Seals Deal for 21st Century – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Forbes's Simon Thompson and joined by the founder of weliveentertainment.com, Scott Menzel as well as film critic and Anatomy of a Movie host Demetri Panos. The three will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Follow @DMovies1701 for Demetri Panos! Follow @TheOtherScottM for Scott Menzel! Today’s Topics: Start- Comic-Con Recap 21:00- Walt Disney’s Deal for 21st Century Fox Assets has been approved! 29:30- Kristen St Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

27 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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Meet the Movie Press for January 5th, 2018 – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Follow @TheInSneider for Jeff Sneider! Today’s Topics: 4:20-- Matt Reeves signs a first look deal with Netflix 6:40-- Overbrook Entertainment principals Will Smith and John Lassiter choose to not renew their first look deal w Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

5 Jan 2018

Rank #16

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Finding Dory Non-Spoiler Review, John Boyega Gets A Giant Robot, & Goonies 2? | Meet The Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by film reporter Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Recruits John Boyega to Re-Cancel the Apocalypse Suicide Squad getting a PG-13 rating Sean Astin hints at Goonies 2 ‘Splash’ Remake Is in the Works From Producer Brian Grazer Zootopia is second biggest original movie of all time and possible sequel Mindy Kaling and Helena Bonham Carter have reportedly joined Sandra Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 17mins

10 Jun 2016

Rank #17

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Star Wars, Halloween, World War Z II, & More – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Mashable's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today's topics: Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Star Wars, Halloween, World War Z II .... and more!!!Follow @TheInSneider for Jeff Sneider!  Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

10 Feb 2017

Rank #18

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Matt Reeves, Chris McKay, David F. Sandberg – Joining The Hero Movie Train! – Meet The Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by Mashable's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Today's Topics: Matt Reeves confirmed to direct Batman, Chris McKay to direct Nightwing, David F. Sandberg to direct Shazam, Simon Kinberg offers to direct X-Men: Apocalypse sequel, Drew Goddard to assist the script of Deadpool 2, Hellboy 3 rumors laid to rest by Del Toro, Iwan Rheon to star in Inhumans, Kyle Chandler to star in Godzilla sequel, Donald G Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

24 Feb 2017

Rank #19

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Kristen Wiig as Cheetah, Hemsworth for MIB Spinoff, & Oscar Predictions! – Meet the Movie Press

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast for your insider look into the day to day reporting of the hottest scoops, exclusives and reports from the leading reporters in the industry on all things movie news! It's Popcorn Talk Network's Meet the Movie Press, hosted by The Tracking Board's Jeff Sneider and Forbes's Simon Thompson. Each week the two will discuss the ever changing landscape of movie news and trade reporting. With discussions on everything from Marvel casting to landing exclusive stories on major Hollywood tentpoles, Simon and Jeff will also talk to some of the leading reporters and bloggers in the industry today. Follow @JeffInsnieder for Jeff Snieder! Follow @ShowBizSimon for Simon Thompson! Today’s Topics: 3:00- Kristen Wiig Eyed for playing Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2 9:00- Christopher Hemsworth to star in Men In Black Spinoff 17:30- Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

2 Mar 2018

Rank #20