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Movie News Weekly: December 31, 2017-Januray 6, 2018: JUMANJI 2, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, THE MERLIN SAGA

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Movie News Weekly December 31, 2017-January 6, 2018

Movie News Weekly is a weekly videocast on the previous week’s film industry frivolities. Movie News Weekly is hosted by FilmBook, created and narrated by FilmBook author Mathieu Brunet.

In this edition, Movie News Weekly covers:

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle finally beat Star Wars: The Last Jedi and newcomer Insidious: The Last Key to the top of the box office
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office
  • GKIDS got the North American distribution rights to Masaaki Yuasa’s films
  • Netflix confirmed that there will be a sequel to Bright
  • Ridley Scott in talks to direct Disney’s The Merlin Saga

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About the author

Mathieu Brunet

My name is Mathieu Brunet (it's French) and I have been an independent film critic for the past 5 years. My passion is animation and I've been writing and making my own video reviews of animated features on my YouTube channel (ElectricDragon505), which now has about 55,000 subscribers, housing videos with total views over 20,000,000. I am the creator of Electric Dragon Productions which includes AniMat's Reviews and AniMat's Classic Reviews.

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