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2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » May 12th, 2018, 3:04 pm

Current Wavier Position:
1.Nico
2.Ron B
3.transformers
4.Brockster
5.Banks
6.Shryke
7.surfer
8.W
9.weissac
10.UDM


Rules:
Waivers is a 48 hour period for drops, date changes, and additions to the waiver wire. Waivers start when a film is posted here, the Division B full year draft league, The Latest Date Changes thread, and also when a film is dropped by another player.

During this period you can stake your claim for a film on the list, but it is NOT first come, first serve. The highest person on the waiver wire (1 being the highest) that stakes a claim during the 48 hour window gets the film. This in turn, moves them to the bottom of the wire. The first waiver wire is in the reverse order of the first round of the draft.

Anything that passes the 48 hour waiver period is free to be chosen without losing your waiver position

You cannot add or drop any film with a release date within 2 weeks (14 days) of the current date. This rule is only in effect until 1/1/2019.

Available Films (incomplete, feel free to let me know what notable indies and post-production TBD's I missed):
6/22 Under the Silver Lake (A24)
7/6 Whitney (Roadside)
7/13 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Amazon)
7/20 Blindspotting (Lionsgate/Summit)
8/3 The Miseducation of Cameron Post (FilmRise)
8/3 Never Goin' Back (A24)
8/17 Juliet, Naked (Roadside/Lionsgate)
8/17 Three Seconds (Avirion)
8/24 A.X.L. (Global Road)
8/24 Destination Wedding (Avirion)
8/24 Papillion (Bleecker Street)
8/31 The Little Stranger (Focus)
9/14 Lizzie (Roadside)
9/21 Collette (Bleecker Street)
10/12 What They Had (Bleecker Street)
11/2 A Private War (Avirion)
12/7 Anna and the Apocalypse (Orion)
4/19 Playmobil (Global Road)
TBD The Aftermath (Fox Searchlight)
TBD The Beach Bum (Neon)
TBD Boss Level (Entertainment Studios)
TBD Cadaver (Sony/Screen Gems)
TBD Dragged Across Concrete (Lionsgate)
TBD Everybody Knows (Focus)
TBD He's Out There (Sony/Screen Gems)
TBD The House That Jack Built (IFC)
TBD Hotel Mumbai
TBD The Lighthouse (A24)
TBD Kursk (STX)
TBD Monsters and Men (Neon)
TBD Nomis
TBD Patient Zero (Sony/Screen Gems)
TBD Peterloo (Amazon)
TBD A Rainy Day in New York (Amazon)
TBD Slice (A24)
TBD Tolkien (Fox Searchlight)
TBD The Upside
TBD Underwater (Fox)
TBD Untitled Disney Animated Aviation Movie (aka Beyond the Sky/Untitled Disneytoon Movie) (Disney)
TBD The War with Grandpa
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Shrykespeare » May 12th, 2018, 3:09 pm

Combing through the films that were drafted in Division A but not B, I'm finding:

Kursk
The War With Grandpa
Spaceship/Beyond the Sky/Untitled Disneytoon
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Missing Link
Hotel Mumbai
Destroyer (N. Kidman)
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » May 12th, 2018, 9:47 pm

Destroyer and Missing Link were selected by W and weissac respectively
Hotel Mumbai and The War with Grandpa are 2 films of being held hostage in The Weinstein Company bankruptcy situation, so it's likely they won't see the light of day anytime soon.
Just added Kursk and the Untitled Disney Animated Aviation movie to the list
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » May 12th, 2018, 10:21 pm

The War with Grandpa was recently returned to its producer while Hotel Mumbai's producers are fighting to regain its rights.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is also tied up in legal issues.

Meanwhile, Gotti is set to open wide on June 15th. And Fox might surprise us and place Stuber (the Kumail Nanjiani/Dave Bautista comedy that was originally set up for John Cena) in the spring. It's currently casting.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby BanksIsDaFuture » May 12th, 2018, 11:16 pm

Surprised Hotel Mumbai and War With Grandpa were drafted, while The Upside was not. It seems to have much more earning potential than the first two, and they're all still tied up in TWC's clusterfuck.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » May 12th, 2018, 11:58 pm

The Upside didn't get very good reviews out of Toronto and you haven't seen people attached to that film going up to bat for it. Same with The Current War.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby silversurfer19 » May 13th, 2018, 1:11 pm

Not sure on the potential for any of these to be released this year, but the following were on my spreadsheet:

Boss Level
The Highwaymen
The House That Jack Built
A Rainy Day In New York
Roma
Escape Plan 2
Billionaire Boys Club
Changeland
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Brockster » May 14th, 2018, 8:10 am

Any thoughts on adding Charming, Braven, and The Aftermath to the list??
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » May 14th, 2018, 8:22 am

Added everything that currently has a distributor or isn't going to Netflix/VOD
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » May 14th, 2018, 6:31 pm

Escape Plan 2 is going straight-to-DVD next month so do not place it on the wire.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » May 16th, 2018, 5:03 pm

Wire is officially open. Everything will be on there until 11 PM GMT tomorrow (5 PM EST). After this period, you free to pick up anything without having to move down on the wire.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » May 16th, 2018, 10:58 pm

Surfer's side girl's new movie opens August 24th. I just know you're going to make a bid for it.
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Re: 2018-19 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » May 17th, 2018, 5:34 pm

Wavier period has come to close. All available titles can now be freely picked up without giving up your waiver wire position.
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