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The Week That Was: Flash Gets Another Run

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CW RENEWS FLASH, ARROW
Good news for fans of The Flash and Arrow, because the CW Network has renewed both shows for 2015-2016. In total, CW has opted to renew eight of its current series, which also includes series orders for Jane the Virgin (Season 2), Reign (Season 3), Supernatural (Season 11), The 100 (Season 3), The Originals (Season 3), and The Vampire Diaries (Season 7). Arrow will return for a fourth season with The Flash returning for a second run in Season 2, which is great following the mid-season revelations both series produced recently.

STAN LEE CAMEOS ON AGENT CARTER
Stan_Lee_AgentCarterMarvel’s Agent Carter will be receiving a boost of star power courtesy of Stan Lee when the comic book legend cameos on an upcoming episode. Lee will guest on the episode titled The Blitzkrieg Button, which will see the comic book icon interact with Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark. Lee has made his appearances an important part of the Marvel universe in film and now television too.

LIAM NEESON TALKS TAKEN 4
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Although it’s been pegged as the final chapter to the Taken franchise, Liam Neeson isn’t quite so keen to retire the character of Bryan Mills just yet. In a recent interview with FoxNews.com, the actor chimed in that there’s always a chance for him to return. “There’s always… I think if audiences go and see it and they like these characters, I mean, I’d love to do something with Forest [Whitaker] again, and if it’s in a Taken 4 scenario… great.” Besides the enthusiasm shown by Neeson, Taken 4 could also be made due to its great track record at the box-office. Taken 3 reportedly raked in over USD90 million during its first week release which is was almost double its budget.

BATMAN V SUPERMAN SPLIT TO TWO?
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The hottest rumour that came out from the DC camp this week was the revelation that Batman v Superman would be split into two parts. According to the report that surfaced, the DC superhero film would be split into Enter The Knight and Dawn of Justice, with the former being released in October this year. Comic book fans however shouldn’t get too excited because Man of Steel star Henry Cavill debunked those rumours at the recent interview at BAFTAs.

KYLE MACLACHLAN RETURNS TO TWIN PEAKS
twin_peaksIt looks like the new Twin Peaks series won’t be a complete throwaway restart as director David Lynch will be bringing back a familiar character from the original series. Special Agent Dale Cooper, played by original Twin Peaks star Kyle Maclachlan will return to the new updated series. This should be great news for fans as it will offer continuity for the series and answer some questions with regards to where the original series left off. Twin Peaks will be hitting TV screens in 2016.

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