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Geek News on the Radio for October 1st, 2018

Ryan Reynolds teases Deadpool Christmas movie and fans are losing their minds

Ryan Reynolds has teased a possible Christmas Deadpool movie, and his fans can’t cope. Taking to Twitter, the Marvel star sent his followers into meltdown as he shared a snap of himself dressed in character, reading a book to Fred Savage. Just like the 1987 film The Princess Bride, Fred was tucked up all cosy in bed while the anti-hero was sat by his side reading a book to him (just like his grandfather did in the cult movie).

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‘Star Wars’ Chief Kathleen Kennedy’s Lucasfilm Deal Extended for Three Years (Exclusive)

Kathleen Kennedy has reignited her lightsaber. The lead producer and architect of the Star Wars franchise has renewed her contract to remain president of Lucasfilm for another three years, through 2021, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The move is a vote of confidence in Kennedy, who took command of Lucasfilm after Disney’s $4 billion acquisition from George Lucas in 2012 and has overseen the relaunch of Star Wars, one of the most revered movie properties in cinematic history. Disney’s four new Star Wars films have grossed almost $4.5 billion at the worldwide box office. Ancillary and merchandising have brought billions more into the studio’s coffers.

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All the updates for Disney’s next Star Wars animated show, Star Wars Resistance

Star Wars: Episode IX will hit theaters a bit over a year from now, and that’ll likely be the last film in the franchise for a while. But while we won’t be getting a film a year, TV will be the new big home for Star Wars. a live action TV show and a revival of The Clone Wars for Disney’s upcoming streaming service, and this fall, we’re getting a new animated show called Star Wars Resistance. The show will be set a couple of years before the new sequel era films, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, and is the third animated show from Dave Filoni, who created The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels.

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