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Samurai Jack Revival Trailer
As we reported a few weeks ago, Samuari Jack is due to return to AdultSwim on March 11th, 11:30 p.m. The series makes its formal return to television after going off the air 13 years ago in 2004. This week saw the release of the trailer for Season 5 picking up some fifty years after the Cartoon Network finale.
” It’s been 50 years since we saw Samurai Jack and time has not been kind to him. Aku has destroyed every time portal and Jack has stopped aging, a side effect of time travel. It seems he is cursed to just roam the land for all eternity.”
Kyrie Irving’s ‘Uncle Drew’ Coming To a Theater Near You
Exclusively reported by Variety, “Temple Hill Entertainment has acquired the feature film rights to Irving’s “Uncle Drew” Pepsi commercials.” Uncle Drew was a series of Pepsi Max advertisements showed Irving, in full make-up, asg a 70-plus-year-old , Drew, who would show up to pick-up basketball games and school kids half his age, while also reminiscing about how the game used to be played.
Viacom to Rebrand Spike TV as Paramount Network
The news was announced by Viacom on Wednesday that Spike TV is being rebranded as the Paramount Network. Spike TV is home to programming such as Lip Sync Battle and Bellator MMA.
The rebranding is part of a new company-wide strategy. Viacom is looking to rebrand the channel as a hub that will aggregate some of the best material from Viacom’s other brands, including CMT and TV Land and to align studio Paramount with Viacom’s cable channels. Viacom is a media conglomerate which own cable channels such as BET, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon and Logo TV.
Orange Is The New Black Season 5 Gets Official Premiere Date
Netflix confirmed that the highly acclaimed series will return to a small screen near you on June 9.
Fifty Shades Darker: The sequel to 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey and the second film in the Fifty Shades film series.
Keanu Reeves returns as Legendary hitman John Wick in Chapter 2; the sequel to 2014’s action packed John Wick.
The LEGO Batman Movie: It is a spin-off from the 2014 film The Lego Movie, focusing on the DC Comics character Batman.
Iron Fist Trailer
Scheduled to be released on March 17, 2017, Marvel has finally released the trailer for its upcoming series Iron Fist. Played by actor Finn Jones, Iron Fist tells the story of Danny Rand / Iron Fist, a martial artist and wielder of a mystical force known as the Iron Fist. It allows him to summon and focus his chi.
Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn Get ‘Snatched’ in New Trailer
Snatched tells the story of a mother and daughter who go on vacation to Ecuador, but their trip goes awry after being kidnapped. “When these two very different women are trapped on this wild journey, their bond as mother and daughter is tested and strengthened while they attempt to navigate the jungle and escape.” Set to be released May 12, 2017; Snatched stars Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. The movie marks Hawn’s return to the big screen after a 15-year absence.
Plug Pulled on World War Z 2 and reboot of the Friday The 13th
Paramount Pictures announced they were removing World War Z 2 and a reboot of the Friday The 13th from its schedule. On February 08, 2017 Paramount announced that World War Z 2 had still not started filming and would not be released in June 2017 as originally scheduled. A younger reboot franchise of Friday the 13th was previously scheduled for Oct. 13, 2017.
First Look Photos from the Set of Pacific Rim: Uprising from Jon Boyega
On Monday, Jon Boyega shared a photo from the set of Pacific Rim: Uprising. Uprising is the sequel to 2013 Pacific Rim as Boyega plays the son of Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost. Pacific Rim: Uprising also stars Scott Eastwood, who released his own series of photos from the set a few weeks ago.
Netflix Finds Their Ms. Frizzle in Magic School Bus Revival
Climb on The Magic School Bus for a trip down memory lane. On Wednesday Netflix announced that actress Kate McKinnon had been cast as the voice of Ms. Frizzle. Titled The Magic School Bus Rides Again, the series revival was first announced in 2014 and conceived then as 26 episodes made using CG instead of traditional animation. TMZ reported in January that many of the original voice actors had already signed on for the revival.
Trailer for Bill Nye Saves the World
Bill Nye Saves the World will debut on Netflix on April 21 (the day before Earth Day) with 13 episodes that seek to debunk anti-scientific claims and myths in topics ranging from sex to alternative medicine to, yes, climate change