Betting on Theaters, Embracing Tech, and Wicked With Director Jon M. Chu

Published: July 11, 2024, 8 a.m.

b"Matt is joined by director Jon M. Chu to discuss how he made it in Hollywood, his career-altering move to pass on Netflix and bet on movie theaters with \\u2018Crazy Rich Asians,\\u2019 balancing art and commerce, making films with AI, his upcoming film \\u2018Wicked,' and much more from his new book, \\u2018Viewfinder: A Memoir of Seeing and Being Seen\\u2019 (02:34). Matt finishes the show with an opening weekend box office prediction for the Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum film, \\u2018Fly Me To The Moon\\u2019 (25:24).\\n\\nFor a 20 percent discount on Matt\\u2019s Hollywood insider newsletter, \\u2018What I\\u2019m Hearing ...,\\u2019 click this link: puck.news/thetown\\nEmail us your thoughts! thetown@spotify.com\\n\\nHost: Matt Belloni\\nGuest: Jon. M Chu\\n\\nProducers: Craig Horlbeck and Jessie Lopez\\nTheme Song: Devon Renaldo\\nLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices"