The full voice casts for The Lion King and the new TMNT cartoon were revealed, Amazon rebooting Lord of the Rings, a new DC show is coming to The CW, Tower of Terror getting a Christmas makeover and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Fox’s big bet for fall is The Gifted, an X-Men show from Bryan Singer and Matt Nix, but they have a bunch of high concept comedies on the way as well, including a new live action Star Trek homage from Seth MacFarlane and Craig Robinson and Adam Scott teaming up to fight the paranormal.
Ted is trying to gain his legal rights, with help from best buddy John (Mark Wahlberg) and lawyer Samantha L Jackson (Amanda Seyfried) in order to marry and have kids in the upcoming sequel Ted 2
Neil Degrasse Tyson and Seth McFarlane are bringing back the classic science show, Cosmos, to Fox next year and you can check out the ridiculously epic and bombastic trailer here.
Fox is betting big on procedurals and star powered comedies this Fall with shows like the Andy Samberg starring cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the futuristic cop show starring Karl Urban, Almost Human.
It came down to the wire but eventually Argo won Best Picture last night at the 85th Academy Awards. Check out the full list of winners.
With GI Joe: Retalliation out of the way, Ted managed to sweep in and have the highest opening weekend ever for an R rated comedy and the weekend as a whole was the best overall for June.
Seth McFarlane makes his theatrical directorial debut with Ted, the story of a man and his foul mouthed teddy bear. McFarlane also stars along with Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis.