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On the Lot: Not so Fantastic Four, Bill Murray back in 'lady' Ghostbusters

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Actors Jamie Bell, Miles Teller, Kate Mara, and Michael B. Jordan attend the New York premiere of "Fantastic Four" at Williamsburg Cinemas on August 4, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Actors Jamie Bell, Miles Teller, Kate Mara, and Michael B. Jordan attend the New York premiere of "Fantastic Four" at Williamsburg Cinemas on August 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Bad reviews and lousy word of mouth makes for a poor opening weekend for Fantastic Four, and what's the difference between a remake and a reboot?

20th Century Fox had high hopes for it's reboot of Fantastic Four, but the film opened well below expectations, got bad critical reviews, and its director even tweeted it was not the film he wanted to make.

What went wrong with that movie, a definition of the difference between a reboot and a remake, and news that Bill Murray will join the cast of the, yes, reboot of Ghostbusters.  Rebecca Keegan of the LA Times has the latest and most interesting news from the business of film.

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