The Reader Post – May 1st

These are all news from last week, from Monday 17th to Sunday 30th.


BOOKISH NEWS

  • The Ship of the Dead cover reveal (source)
  • The Cruel Prince cover Reveal (source) – this probably is old but I just saw it
  • The sixth Throne of Glass book is called Tower of Dawn (source)
Book Deals
  • Jennifer L. Armentrout will write three more books set in the Lux world; they will take place four years after Opposition and the first book will come out fall 2018 (source)
  • Melissa de la Cruz will write a sequel for Alex and Eliza, Love & War: An Alex and Eliza Story, which is planned for spring 2018 (source)
  • Rick Riordan has revealed the first three titles of Rick Riordan Presents: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee, Storm Runner by Jennifer Cervantes and Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (source)
  • Tahereh Mafi is writing three more Shatter Me books (source)

TV NEWS

  • Anne Hathaway and James Corden do “Soundtrack to a Rom-Com” (source)
  • Riz Ahmed and James Corden do a “Drop the Mic” rap battle (source)
  • There’s going to be a King Kong TV live-action series (source)
  • Descendants 2 is set for July 21st, 2017 (source)
  • Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Damien Chazelle (La La Land) are making a TV musical called The Eddy (source)
TRAILERS
  • First Cloak & Dagger trailer (source)
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3 trailer (source)
  • The trailer for Syfy’s Krypton got leaked but has been since taken down
RENEWALS/CANCELLATIONS/ORDERS
  • Freeform has renewed Shadowhunters for season 3 (source)
  • AMC has renewed Into the Badlands for season 3 (source)
  • There are rumours of a 13 Reasons Why second season (source)
  • MTV has cancelled Sweet/Vicious (source) – why?

MOVIE NEWS

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack has been revealed (source)
  • There’s a rumoured title for Avengers 4 (source)
TRAILERS
  • First trailer for American Assassin (source)
  • A new trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales confirms a character from the original trilogy is coming back (source)
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle (source)
CAST/CREW ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct Captain Marvel (source)
  • Frozen is going to Broadway and now we have the names for the ladies behind Anna and Elsa (source)
  • James Gunn is going to direct a third Guardians of the Galaxy movie (source)
  • The Silver Chair has found its director in Joe Johnston (source)
  • Ewan McGregor joins Disney’s Christopher Robin (source)
RELEASE DATES
  • Deadpool 2 is coming out June 1, 2018 (source)
  • New Mutants is coming out April 13, 2018 (source)
  • X-Men: Dark Phoenix is coming out November 2, 2018 (source)
  • Avatar 2 is coming out December 18, 2020. The rest of the movies also have a release date (source):
    • Avatar 3 is coming December 17. 2021
    • Avatar 4 is coming December 20. 2024
    • Avatar 5 is coming December 19, 2025
  • Cally Turner is playing Newt’s brother, Theseus, in Fantastic Beasts 2 (source)
  • Jeff Goldblum joins Jurassic World 2 (source)
  • The Lion King live-action movie adds Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and Pumbaa (source)
  • Disney has announced a bunch of release dates fot its movies (source):
    • A Wrinkle in Time – March 9, 2018
    • Han Solo spin-off – May 25, 2018
    • Wreck-It Ralph 2 – November 21, 2018
    • Star Wars Episode IX – May 24, 2019
    • Lion King – July 19, 2019
    • Frozen 2 – November 27, 2019
    • Untitled Disney live-action movie – April 3, 2020
    • Indiana Jones 5 – July 20, 2020
    • Untitled Marvel – August 7, 2020
    • Untitled Disney live-action – March 12, 2021
    • Untitled Pixar – June 18, 2021
    • Untitled Disney animation – November 24, 2021
  • Masters of the Universe, the He-Man movie, is coming out Decemer 18, 2019 (source)

What are you most excited about? Are there any news I have missed? Let’s discuss them!

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