News Brief about: Daredevil’s cancellation; Preacher’s Renewal; the Blue Beetle film, and More
Daredevil Cancelled by Netflix after Three Seasons
Netflix has cancelled the Marvel’s Daredevil after airing three seasons of the crime-fighting, superhero TV series.
Blue Beetle Film being Developed By DC Comics and Warner Bros
DC Comics and Warner Bros are developing a Blue Beetle superhero film. It will be written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. The film will be about the third Blue Beetle, Jamie Reyes.
The third Blue Beetle, created by DC Comics, is Jaime Reyes, a teenager who discovered that the original Blue Beetle scarab morphed into a battle suit allowing him to fight crime and travel in space. Over the years Reyes became a member of the Teen Titans and starred in two Blue Beetle comic series. In DC Comics’ 2011 “New 52” reboot, Jaime Reyes was the primary Blue Beetle character, only occasionally referring to past versions. However, with the subsequent continuity revision “DC Rebirth”, the previous versions were restored.
Blade Runner 2049-inspired anime TV series Coming to Adult Swim
Blade Runner: Black Lotus, a new anime TV series inspired by Blade Runner 2049, has been greenlit for Adult Swim’s anime block Toonami. Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama are directing all thirteen episodes of Blade Runner: Black Lotus. English-dubbed episodes will air worldwide (except Asia) through Adult Swim while Crunchyroll will stream the series world-wide.
Preacher TV Series Renewed for Season 4 by AMC
AMC has renewed the Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg-produced Preacher television series for a fourth season.
The Oath: Season 2 Premiere Date set by Crackle
The second season of The Oath will premiere on February 21, 2019 on Sony’s Crackle TV network.
Release Date Set for Angel Has Fallen Starring Gerard Butler
The third “Fallen” film starring Gerard Butler entitled Angel Has Fallen will be released in U.S. theaters on August 23, 2019.
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