Alert the kids: Toy Story 4 is in the works and set to hit theaters in 2017. John Lasseter will return to direct the Disney/Pixar production, and Variety has more details here. While the little ones play catch up with Woody, the rest of us can remember how much geography, non-calculator math, and U.S. history we don’t know—Fox announced the coming revival of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader with Jeff Foxworthy as the returning host.
If you’re getting self-conscious, don’t worry. Dumb and Dumber To (no typo there) can boost your ego in theatres on Nov. 14. The A.V. Club reported that the actor-writer-director team already said they are open to making Dumb and Dumber 3. Plus, here is the announcement of the Hateful Eight cast (with an appearance from Channing Tatum), and here is the final trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
An original NBC series event, A.D. will premier Easter Sunday 2015 and continue for 12 consecutive Sundays. The miniseries follows the same vein as The Bible, but will focus on the stories in the first ten chapters of Acts. It aims to tell the story of the Apostles and other biblical characters from their own points of view.
And finally, Alex McCauley will adapt Warren Adler’s latest novel, CULT, into a screenplay for Gray Eagle Films. The content explores “the political/social dialogue surrounding questions about the inner-workings of religious extremist groups and what can be done to curb the spread of influence by such groups.” The narrative focuses on the story of a husband trying to remove his wife from a cult.
Rebecca Calhoun is an intern with Christianity Today Movies and a student at The King’s College in New York City.1
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