The Reader Post – May 15th

These are all news from last week, from Monday 8th to Sunday 14th.


BOOKISH NEWS

  • Book 3 in the Charlotte Holmes series  by Brittany Cavallaro has a title: The Case for Jamie (source)
COVER REVEALS
  • Chaotic Good by Whitney Gardner (source)
  • Unearted by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (source)
  • Renegades by Marissa Meyer (source)

TV NEWS

RENEWALS/CANCELLATIONS
  • Netflix has renewed 13 Reasons Why for a second season (source)
  • The CW has renewed The Originals for a fifth season (source)
  • ABC has renewed Once Upon a Time for a seventh season (source)
  • Starz has renewed American Gods for a second season (source)
  • NBC renews Timeless for a second season (source) – which was originally canceled
  • Fox renews New Girl for a final and shorter seventh season (source)
  • The Shannara Chronicles moves to Spike for its second season (source)
  • Scandal will end with season 7 (source)
  • Fox cancels Sleepy Hollow after four seasons (source)
  • CBS has canceled Two Broke Girls after six seasons (source)
NEW TV SHOWS
  • Fox has picked up a new Marvel series called The Gifted (source) – plus teaser here 
  • FXX has ordered an animated Deadpool series to Donald Glover (source)
  • CBS picks By the Book, by Johnny Galecki, to series (source)
  • NBC orders Good Girls, starring Mae Whitman and Retta (source)
Cast ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Some actors are leaving Once Upon a Time including Jennifer Morrison (Emma), Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White), Josh Dallas (Prince Charming), amongs others (source) – and Henry and Zelena
  • Isaiah Washington (Jaha) will not be a series regular in The 100‘s season 5 (source)

MOVIE NEWS

  • Dwayne Johnson and GQ made a funny video in which he is offered a bunch of horrible sequel parts (source)
  • After Grease and Hairspray, Fox’s next live musical will be Rent (source)
  • First look at Paul McCartney in Pirates of the Caribbean (source)
Cast announcements
  • Cliff Curtis joins the Avatar movies in a leading role as Tonowari (source)
  • X-Men’s spin-off New Mutants has cast Maisie Williams and Anya Taylor-Joy as Wolfsbane and Magik (source)
  • There’s gonna be a Hellboy movie and it is starring David Harbout as Hellboy (source)
  • Zach McGowan has been cast as Benehakaka Kaahele in Ni’ihau, a Hawaiian movie (source) – no, he is not Hawaiian

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

 

 

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