Disney’s Maleficent Sequel Gets Title and Release Date, Arrow to End of the CW with Season 8, and More!

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Disney Announces Maleficent Sequel Release Date and Official Title

Disney has revealed the official title, release date, and teaser poster for the upcoming sequel to the 2014 film Maleficent. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil takes place several years after the first film and will explore the relationship between the evil fairy and princess Aurora. Angelina Jolie returns to the title role when Maleficent: Mistress of Evil opens in theaters on October 18th later this year.

Warner Bros. Announces Plans for Hello Kitty Movie

Hello Kitty is headed to Hollywood as Warner Bros. announced its plans to develop a feature film based on the beloved character. In a deal between New Line and Sanrio, the studio will have access to about 20 Sanrio characters while they develop the Hello Kitty film. There are no further details about the film’s development at this time.

Brian K. Vaughan to Script Legendary’s Gundam Film

According to Deadline, comic book creator Brian K. Vaughan is set to write the screenplay for Legendary’s upcoming film based on the Gundam franchise. The popular sci-fi mecha anime turns 40 this year, and this film project will mark the first live-action film in the franchise. There are no plot details about the Gundam movie at this time.

Stephen Amell Announces Series Finale of Arrow

Actor Stephen Amell has officially announced that Arrow will be ending this fall with a 10-episode final season. Amell played Oliver Queen since Arrow’s 2012 debut, making it the first of the CW’s DC television shows that are now known collectively as the Arrowverse. Arrow Season 7 is currently airing on the CW on Monday nights.

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