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Annette Bening to Join ‘Captain Marvel’ + More Industry News

Annette Bening to Join ‘Captain Marvel’ + More Industry News
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It’s (maybe) curtains for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
After the Thursday announcement that Fox was canceling the Andy Samberg cop comedy, fans took to Twitter to demand a streaming service pick it back up. Other shows canceled by Fox include “The Last Man on Earth” and “The Mick.” (Deadline)

Looks like “To Kill a Mockingbird will make its way to the Broadway stage.
After much contention between producer Scott Rudin and the estate of author Harper Lee, the Broadway production of the beloved novel seems to be back on schedule after both parties “amicably settled ongoing litigation.” The literary adaptation will star Jeff Daniels as lawyer Atticus Finch and is preparing to open December 13. (Playbill)

Speaking of adaptations...
Get your friends together. The stage adaptation of “Mean Girls” is on its way to a town near you. The tour, which has yet to announce cities and cast, will kick off in 2019. The Tina Fey-written musical was recently nominated for a whopping 12 Tony Awards. (Playbill)

The latest star in the MCU’s galaxy? Annette Bening.
The four-time Oscar nominee will be suiting up in the Brie Larson-led “Captain Marvel,” due in theaters next year. Although no details have been released about Bening’s character, “scientist” is noted in her character’s job description. (Hollywood Reporter)

Netflixs “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is going out with a bang.
The series’ upcoming fourth will feature a bevy of guest stars, including Greg Kinnear, Busy Philipps, Aidy Bryant, and Bobby Moynihan. The fourth season is set to be the show’s final, though Netflix and Universal are currently in talks to create a movie that will serve as the series finale. (Variety)

Ryan Coogler wants to see more from the women of Wakanda.
The “Black Panther” director said in an interview that he would be open to the idea of a spin-off focusing on the women in the film, saying it would be “amazing if the opportunity came up.” (Variety

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