MARK YOUR CALENDARS
- October 18th, 2019: “You Are My Friend”
(Sony’s Mr. Rogers biopic starring Tom Hanks)
- August 2nd, 2019: “Fast & Furious” spin-off
(Universal’s Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham spin-off)
- January 17th, 2020: “Bad Boys For Life”
(Sony’s third Bad Boys film starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence)
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY || The worldwide premiere of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” takes place in Hollywood, CA this evening, with the film playing at the El Capitan, the TCL Chinese, and the Dolby Theaters. A life-sized replica of the Millennium Falcon was on hand, placed in the middle of Hollywood Blvd. Read more at: CBS News.
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR || [SPOILERS] A website has gone up titled http://www.didthanoskill.me/ and reveals to those who click on the link to see if they survived Thanos’ finger snap or whether they were slain by him. Apparently, refreshing the page always gives you the same result. Read more at: Screen Rant.
Also, in response to the “Deadpool 2” photo yesterday, poking fun at the “Thanos Demands Your Silence” post before “Avengers: Infinity War,” the Russo Brothers fired back with another picture of their own (seen below), to which Ryan Reynolds responded: “I deserve that.” Read more at: Screen Rant.
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS || Today it was announced that Universal Studios Hollywood would be losing one of their oldest attractions, the “Jurassic Park” ride, to make way for a new updated “Jurassic World” ride. The ride will close September 3, 2018. The new ride should open sometime next year. Read more at: Los Angeles Times.
- BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (FOX): CANCELED
- COBRA KAI (YOUTUBE RED): RENEWED
- LAST MAN ON EARTH (FOX): CANCELED
- THE MICK (FOX): CANCELED
- RICK AND MORTY (ADULT SWIM): RENEWED
RICK AND MORTY || Adult Swim announced this morning that its hit animated series “Rick and Morty” has been picked up for 70 more episodes, which, if each season continues to be 10 episodes, equals seven more seasons of the show. This comes off co-creator Dan Harmon stating that they were not currently working on the next season of the show until it got picked up by Adult Swim. He and fellow co-creator Justin Roiland each released the news pertaining to this news on their Twitter and Instagram. Read more at: Polygon.
COBRA KAI || YouTube Red has renewed “Cobra Kai” for a second season as the first episode has already been viewed 20 million times. The second season aims for a 2019 release with filming beginning this fall. The series is a sequel to “Karate Kid,” with actors Ralph Macchio and William Zabka returning to their roles. Read more at: Hollywood Reporter.
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE || Prior to the upfronts this year, Fox Network has canceled three of its most distinguishable comedies, including “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” after season 5, “Last Man On Earth” after season 4, and “The Mick” after season 2. All three comedies featured well-known actors like Andy Samberg, Will Forte, and Kaitlin Olson. Read more at: Variety.
Hour later, it was reported that Hulu, Netflix, TBS, and NBC are all showing interest in reviving the canceled “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” especially after fans, critics, and those involved in the industry had an outpouring of praise and disdain at the news of it being canceled. Read more at: Hollywood Reporter.
WITH APOLOGIES TO DAVID BECKHAM
DEADPOOL 2 || Ryan Reynolds and his Deadpool character continue to advertise the new film coming out May 18th, this time making reference to the first film when Deadpool mentions “Looks ARE everything! Ever heard Dave Beckham speak? It’s like he mouth-sexed a can of helium.” This latest ad features Deadpool trying to apologize to Beckham and finally ending with a hug and Beckham making fun of a big portion of Reynolds career. Watch the ad directly below:
HEREDITARY: MOTHER’S DAY SPOT
HEREDITARY || When Ellen passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.
SEARCHING: OFFICIAL TRAILER #1
SEARCHING || After David Kim (John Cho)’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever. In theaters this August.