The Weekly Wrap: Sherlock Holmes 3 Confirmed

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Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law will reunite for the next instalment of Sherlock Holmes however, there’s a good chance that Guy Ritchie won’t be invited along for the ride. The British director’s stock at Warner Bros may have taken a tumble following the dismal outcomes of The Man from UNCLE as well as King Arthur. Plus, Ritchie is having his hands full with the live-action treatment of Aladdin. No details have been revealed with regards to Sherlock Holmes 3 but Warner Bros has pencilled in a 25 December 2020 release for the film.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard To Get Sequel
hitman_bodyguardThe Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds comedy, The Hitman’s Bodyguard looks set to get a follow up. Millennium Films is looking to expand the franchise with The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, a follow-up to the decent sized hit from 2017. The buddy-comedy actioner grossed close to USD180 million at the box-office off an USD30million budget, which is pretty decent. Patrick Hughes is set to return to direct the film as well. Millennium is also looking to produce sequels on its other properties, mainly Angel Has Fallen, The Expendables 4 and The Mechanic 3 as well.

Rambo V
rambo_vSylvester Stallone is busy reprising some of his most famous characters for the silver screen. In addition to playing Rocky Balboa again for Creed 2, the veteran action star will also portray John Rambo once again. Rambo V will see Stallone taking on writing and starring duties with a rumoured storyline pitting the war hero against a Mexican drug cartel. Rambo IV wasn’t well received by fans, despite the fact that it was loaded to the brim with gritty action scenes. Perhaps a more personal tone for Rambo V might revive the interest in this franchise. The film is scheduled to arrive in cinemas in late 2019.

Netflix Renews Santa Clarita Diet
drew-barrymore-timothy-olyphant-santa-clarita-dietRejoice Santa Clarita Diet fans because Netflix will be giving you another season of the hit comedy series. The streaming giant has announced that the ‘bloody good’ series has been renewed for a third season. The comedy series is slated to return in 2019 with ten all-new episodes. Both Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant are set to return as husband and wife realtors, Sheila and Joel who have to contend with a dramatic change once Sheila goes on a dark path that leads to death and destruction. Santa Clarita Diet also stars Liv Hewson, Skyler Gisondo. Check out the first two seasons now on Netflix.

FOX Cancels Brooklyn Nine-Nine
brooklyn_99After five seasons, FOX has decided to cancel the Andy Samberg cop comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The news is certainly shocking especially for fans of the series as it has maintained steady ratings and also garnered critical reception. As it stands now, Brooklyn Nine-Nine will end its run following the Season 5 finale. The cop comedy wasn’t the only casualty at FOX. The channel also canned The Last Man on Earth as well as The Mick this week.

New Jurassic World Ride Coming To Universal Studios
jurassic_world_USSThe Jurassic Park ride which has been a mainstay attraction at Universal Studios since 1996 will finally be closed only to be replaced with a new Jurassic World ride. Universal made the announcement that effective September 2018, the water raft theme park attraction will finally go ‘extinct’ in order to make way for the new Jurassic World ride, which is expected to open in 2019. Details are scarce but Universal plans to have new creatures such as the Indominus Rex and the Mosasaurus feature in the new ride.

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