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Next Fantastic Beasts Film Reveals New Characters

It looks like the big news is that Nicolas Flamel will appear in the new Fantastic Beasts. The alchemist will be played by actor Brontis Jodorowsky. And remember how I was raving about Jessica Williams a while back when we learned she’s getting her own series? Probably not. Well, the comedian will also appear in the next Fantastic Beasts, although her role hasn’t been revealed. No mention of Johnny Depp in this Pottermore news announcement…

Leonard Cohen’s Book Will Be Published Next Year

Cohen’s manager announced that a book of the singer-songwriter’s final poems will be published in October 2018. The Flame was reported to have been completed in the months leading up to his death. His manager said the collection tackles “the flame and how our culture threatened its extinction” (I’m not sure what that means, but it sounds legit), and the book’s publisher, Canongate, described the collection as “an enormously powerful final chapter in Cohen’s storied literary career.” The collection will include a wide selection from Cohen’s notebooks.

Watch The Trailer For The Philip K. Dick Adaptation

Not Blade Runner 2049… Amazon Video released the official trailer for their new, Philip K. Dick anthology series, Electric Dreams. The series will be 10 standalone episodes exploring fantasy, humanity, and of course a totally sci-fi future. The cast includes Anna Paquin, Janelle Monáe, Steve Buscemi, and Greg Kinnear.

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