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Brief News: 2018 CW Superhero Crossover Dates, CRAZY RICH ASIANS Sequel, BIG BANG THEORY is Ending, & More

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Brief News about: 2018 CW Superhero Annual Crossover Dates, Crazy Rich Asians Sequel, The Big Bang Theory is Ending, and More

In brief, new movie and television show news has broken. Below you will find a brief rundown on all that news and their most significant segments, distilled down to the most salient information.

2018 CW Superhero Crossover Dates

The CW’s Arrowverse has released the dates of its annual crossover. The dates are: The Flash on December 9, 2018, Arrow on December 10, 2018, and Supergirl on December 11, 2018. Batwoman will be a part of the crossover this year but Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning will not.

Crazy Rich Asians Sequel Greenlit

Following the success of Crazy Rich Asians, a sequel film to Warner Bros. Pictures surprise hit is moving forward. The sequel film will be based Kevin Kwan’s second book, entitled China Rich Girlfriend. There is no word yet on whether or not that title will be used or if the more marketable title Crazy Rich Asians 2 will be used.

China Rich Girlfriend‘s plot synopsis:

It’s the eve of Rachel Chu’s wedding, and she should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond, a wedding dress she loves, and a fiancé willing to thwart his meddling relatives and give up one of the biggest fortunes in Asia in order to marry her. Still, Rachel mourns the fact that her birthfather, a man she never knew, won’t be there to walk her down the aisle.

Then a chance accident reveals his identity. Suddenly, Rachel is drawn into a dizzying world of Shanghai splendor, a world where people attend church in a penthouse, where exotic cars race down the boulevard, and where people aren’t just crazy rich … they’re China rich.

Veronica Mars Revival Series on Hulu

A Veronica Mars revival series is being finalized at Hulu by series creator Rob Thomas and Warner Bros. TV. The deal would bring back Kristen Bell in the title role of the series. There is no word yet whether the other Veronica Mars‘ stars: Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Percy Daggs III, Francis Capra, Ryan Hansen, Teddy Dunn, Michael Muhney, and Tina Majorino will return for the Hulu revival series.

Lost Earth Goes to Apple

Apple has acquired the TV series rights to Nathaniel Rich’s New York Times Magazine article ‘Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change.

Losing Earth‘s plot synopsis:

Losing Earth follows the story of a small group of American scientists, activists, and politicians who, between 1979 and 1989, tried to save the world from the ravages of climate change before it was too late… Losing Earth is based on more than 18 months of original reporting, a hundred+ interviews, and thousands of archival documents, many previously unknown, from government and industry sources. In recounting the story of the decisive decade when humankind first gained a broad understanding of global warming, Rich’s story raises difficult questions about human nature and the moral dimensions of climate change.

AMC sets The Little Drummer Girl’s Premiere Date

The U.S. premiere date for the TV mini-series The Little Drummer will be November 19, 2018 at 9 p.m. The three night mini-series will run from November 19, 2018 to November 21, 2018. Each episode will be two hours long.

The Little Drummer Girl‘s plot synopsis:

Set in the late 1970s, the pulsating thriller follows Charlie, a fiery actress and idealist whose resolve is tested after she meets the mysterious Becker while on holiday in Greece. It quickly becomes apparent that his intentions are not what they seem, and her encounter with him entangles her in a complex plot devised by the spy mastermind Kurtz. Charlie takes on the role of a lifetime as a double agent while remaining uncertain of her own loyalties.

James Bond 25

Danny Boyle will no longer be directing the twenty-fifth James Bond motion picture. Production is set to begin on the film on December 3, 2018. The film is set for theatrical release on November 8, 2019.

The Big Bang Theory is Ending

CBS’ The Big Bang Theory is coming to an end after its twelfth season airs, which begins airing on September 24, 2018. The comedy series will end its run in May 2019 after airing 279 episodes.

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