On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Monday, August 13th, 2018) Mark Ellis, Perri Nemiroff, and John Rocha discuss the following:
- Warner Bros. The Meg opened above expectations with $45.3 million haul over the weekend to grab the #1 spot away from Mission: Impossible – Fallout which came in second with $20 million.
- Disney released a first image of Liu Yifei as Mulan from their upcoming live action adaptation of the animated classic.
- THR is reporting that talks between Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media with Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth for Star Trek 4 have broken down with both sides walking away from the table.
- Exclusive: Collider is reporting that Oz Perkins has signed on to direct Gretel and Hansel for Orion Pictures. Perkins is the director of A24’s The Blackcoat’s Daughter and Netflix’s I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House starring Ruth Wilson.
- THR reports that It Follows director David Robert Mitchell has been tapped to adapt horror short They Hear It for Legendary Entertainment.