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Brief News: Comcast Out Bids Fox For Sky, STORMING LAS VEGAS Film is Coming, KINGSMAN 3 in 2019, & More

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Brief News about: Comcast Out Bids Fox For Sky, Storming Las Vegas, Kingsman in 2019, and More

In brief, new movie news 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.

Kingsman 3  will be released in 2019

Kingsman 3 will be released in November 8, 2019 with Matthew Vaughn once again writing and directing for 20th Century Fox.

Comcast Out Bids Fox For Sky

Comcast has out bid 21st Century Fox for Sky at a price tag of £17.28 ($22.57) per share, about $40 billion (£30.6 billion). That bet Fox’s bid of £15.67 ($20.46) per share.

Both companies must now make their offers official. On Saturday, Sky’s Independent Committee unanimously recommended Comcast’s offer. Sky shareholders have until October 11 to accept the offer.

Veronica Mars Revival Green-lit

The Veronica Mars revival on Hulu has been given the go ahead.  The eight episode new season will air on Hulu in 2019. All past episodes of Veronica Mars, including the feature film, will be available starting in the summer of 2019 on Hulu.

Veronica Mars‘ plot synopsis: “Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry. After Mars Investigations is hired by the parents of one of the victims to find their son’s killer, Veronica is drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery that pits the enclave’s wealthy elites, who would rather put an end to the month-long bacchanalia, against a working class that relies on the cash influx that comes with being the West Coast’s answer to Daytona Beach.”

The Walking Dead Universe is Expanding

The Walking Dead universe will be expanding into more TV spin-offs and feature films.

AMC needs is a partner to help take on the enormous venture, something the company is actively seeking at the moment. Per the report, AMC has talked to several large media companies about partnering on projects, which would apparently cost upwards of several hundred million dollars.

New Child’s Play Film Begins Principal Photography

The reboot of Child’s Play has begun principal photography  and the first image of the new Chucky doll has been released.

Child's Play New Chucky Doll

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The Deuce Renewed for One More Season

HBO’s The Deuce has been renewed for a third and final season.

Unforgotten Renewed for a Fourth Season

ITV’s Unforgotten has been renewed for a fourth season. Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar will be reprising their roles in Season 4 of Unforgotten.

The Goldbergs will Welcome Freddy Kruger

Horror movie villain Freddy Kruger, with Robert Englund reprising his iconic role, is going to be making a guest appearance on the October 2018 Halloween episode of The Goldbergs. The episode will be entitled ‘Nightmare on Elk Avenue’ and “centers on the fears of the show’s teenage protagonist, Adam, after seeing A Nightmare on Elm Street when it premiered way back in 1984. Enter Englund, who will reprise his iconic role for what he calls “a spooky valentine to the fans.”

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