The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for January 5, 2018
As expected for months now, Game of Thrones will not return for it’s final season until 2019. The 8th season, containing 6 longer-than-usual episodes, was confirmed for a 2019 debut by HBO PR on Twitter yesterday.
Hulu is bring back popular 90’s cartoon Animaniacs for a 2 season run starting in 2020. The original debuted in 1993, introduced us to Yacko, Wakko, & Dot (among many others) and ran for 99 episodes.
New movies opening in wide release this weekend:
Insidious: The Last Key : Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson – Dr. Rainier faces dark spirits which come to haunt her in her home.
Molly’s Game: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba – The story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game, making her a target of the FBI.
The Disney overhaul of Fox has begun, with the post-21st Century Fox acquisition name of Fox’s TV channel now being revealed. Fox, which will operate “business as usual” for the time being, will be called New Fox when the Disney deal becomes official. “We will remain focused on managing the business of Fox” said Fox co-chairman Gary Newman.