SEQUEL TO 'FANTASTIC FOUR' MAY NOT HAPPEN: Fox has reportedly scrapped Fantastic Four 2 from their production schedule. The movie was originally scheduled for June 9th, 2017 but World War Z 2 is now the only movie set for that date. The movie took in $56.1 million in the U.S. and was made on a production budget of $120 million.
A 'FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS' MUSICAL IS HAPPENING: The creators of The Unauthorized O.C. Musical are turning Friday Night Lights into their next stage musical. The show's official Twitter account made the announcement on Tuesday (November 24th.) It will open in L.A. next year. Scott Porter, who played Jason Street on the original series, will take over the role of Coach Taylor previously played by Kyle Chandler. Friday Night Lights ran for five seasons.
SONIA BRAGA JOINS 'LUKE CAGE': Golden Globe and Emmy winner Sonia Braga is joining Netflix's Luke Cage. She has been cast as Soledad Temple -- mother to Rosario Dawson's character, Claire Temple. Luke Cage will follow Mike Colter's character who currently appears in the newly launched series, Jessica Jones. The show will premiere on the streaming service next year.
HBO'S 'SESAME STREET' GETS A PREMIERE DATE: Sesame Street will officially launch on HBO on January 16th. The network will air two 30-minute episodes of the long-running children's show to kick off its 46th season. The episodes that air on HBO will be shown on PBS Kids next fall.
TONY AWARDS PUSHED TO JUNE 12TH: CBS announced on Tuesday (November 24th) that the 2016 Tony Awards will be held on June 12th at New York's Beacon Theater. They were previously scheduled for June 5th. Nominations will be announced on May 3rd.