The Weekly Wrap: Arrow To End With Season 8

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It looks like it is end of the road for the emerald archer as the CW is officially cancelling the superhero series, Arrow. The series will officially end with season eight, which will run for eight episodes. Stephen Amell, sent out a Tweet confirming the announcement stating that, “playing Oliver Queen has been the greatest professional experience of my life… but you can’t be a vigilante forever.” Arrow first debuted on the CW in 2012.

R.I.P Luke Perry
luke_perryThe former star of Beverly Hills, 90210, has passed away at the age of 52. The actor best known for his role as Dylan McKay in the beloved teen drama series suffered a massive stroke in late February and was unable to recover. The actor most recently appeared in The CW series, Riverdale, portraying Archie’s father, Fred over the course of three seasons. He also secured a role in the upcoming drama, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, playing the character of Wayne Marauder in the Quentin Tarantino directed film.

Will Smith To Play Richard Williams
bright_key_artIt looks like Will Smith is eager to flex his acting skills in a serious drama once again. The actor is taking a break from his turns in action films to play Richard Williams, the father of tennis greats Venus and Serena in an upcoming biopic. The indie project, titled King Richard will see Smith portray the head of the Williams household and his sacrifices and steps he took to secure his daughters’ success in the world of professional tennis.

Hello Kitty Gets A Movie
hello_kitty2The world’s most famous cartoon cat is going to get her own English movie thanks to New Line Cinema. Hello Kitty will feature in her first movie outside of Japan at New Line with owners Sanrio and FlynnPictureCo. Sanrio has also apprently granted the film rights to a number of other popular characters under its umbrella including Gudetama, My Melody, Little Twin Stars. At this point there’s no word if the project will be a strictly animated one or a live-action treatment.

Morbius Begins Production
morbius_productionCameras are now rolling on the big screen adaptation of Morbius the Living Vampire. Star Jared Leto posted a photo on social media announcing the start of the production. Morbius is connected to the Spider-Man comic books, but it looks likely if this one will follow the same path as Venom and be its very own standalone adventure. The film is being directed by Daniel Espinosa and is slated for a July 2020 release.

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