We hear from Paranormal Activity producer Jason Blum on the challenge of making a sequel to the 2009 break-out hit. This time with studio backing from Paramount, the producers had to find a way to make the follow-up true to the ethos of its micro-budget original. Plus, producer of Toy Story 3, Darla K. Anderson -- the lone woman in Pixar's famed brain trust -- weighs in on gender dynamics at this successful studio and in the movie business as a whole while addressing the controversy over Pixar firing its first female director.
Today's Banter Topics:
Fox signs James Cameron for 2 Avatar sequels
Conan O'Brien premieres new TBS show online with Show Zero
Charlie Sheen's publicist spin on latest troubles and CBS' support
Paranormal Activity 2
The DVD of Toy Story 3 comes out November 2, 2010