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Jackie Chan confirmed the fourth installment of the Rush Hour series starring himself and Chris Tucker is in development.

During an interview with Power 106 Los Angeles on Thursday Chan revealed several Rush Hour 4 scripts have been turned down over the last 7 years before finally reaching an agreement on Wednesday.

"Next year," Chan said when asked about rumors the long-awaited film is in development.

"Probably end of this month there will be a second draft and next year probably start," Chan continued. "I hope. If Chris Tucker agrees."

Rush Hour 3 debuted in theaters nearly a decade ago in 1998 and Chan said it was important for him and Tucker to make the fourth film while they still can.

"It's not about the money!" Chan said. "It's about time to make. Otherwise, Rush Hour 4 we're all old men. I tell Chris Tucker, 'Before we get old, please do Rush Hour 4.'"

I'm a Jackie Chan fan, through and through, but I don't think I'll be rushing out to see Rush Hour 4.

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Keanu Reeves hopes to make 'Bill & Ted 3' before he turns 60
Keanu Reeves is giving hope to fans who have waited decades for a second sequel to his 1989 time-travel comedy, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.

"We're trying! There's a script out there. It's called Bill & Ted Face the Music and we're just trying to get it made. Show business is tough," the 53-year-old actor told a crowd at New York Comic Con Thursday evening.

"It's a cautionary tale," he teased. "Bill and Ted were supposed to save the world, but when we see them, they are, like, older and they haven't saved the world. Their children are grown up and the wives are kind of like, 'What is going on?' Bill and Ted are playing to nobody and they are still trying to write the song to save the world and it's just weighing on them..."

"We're trying to get it all worked out so, hopefully, one day. Hopefully, before I'm 60."

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and 1991's Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey co-starred Alex Winter and Reeves as a pair of slackers who become unlikely heroes.


Netflix to raise prices on streaming plans
Netflix will raise the price of its two most popular streaming plans this month to new and existing subscribers, according to reports.

The price of Netflix's two-screen streaming plan will increase from $9.99 to $10.99 per month and the company's four-screen "family plan" will jump $2 from $11.99 to $13.99 per month, reported Variety.

Netflix's 4K streaming video plan will also rise $2 to $13.99, while its one-screen plan will remain the same at $7.99.

Current subscribers will be notified 30 days in advance, according to USA Today.

"From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience to help members find something great to watch even faster," the company said in a statement.

The price increases come at a time when Netflix is spending big money to produce new content.

This year, the company has is spending $6 billion and has plans to raise that amount to $7 billion next year.

the company says its strategy is to concentrate on getting bigger by acquiring more content and increasing its brand around the world rather than profits for the time being.

Thursday morning, Netflix shares hit a new all-time high of $192.80 per share.


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Which FOX animated series is being developed into a feature film?


'Ash vs. Evil Dead' Season 3 gets a release date and synopsis
Starz says its 10-episode, third season of the horror comedy Ash vs. Evil Dead is scheduled to debut Feb. 25.

The show will once again star Bruce Campbell as demon hunter Ash Williams, Lucy Lawless as his supernatural foe, and Ray Santiago and Dana DeLorenzo as his human sidekicks, Pablo and Kelly.

Newcomer Arielle Carver-O'Neill will play Ash's "long lost daughter" Brandy, the cable network announced Thursday.

"The third season finds Ash's status in Elk Grove, Mich., has changed from murderous urban legend to humanity-saving hometown hero," a press release noted. "When Kelly witnesses a televised massacre with Ruby's fingerprints all over it, she returns with a new friend to warn Ash and Pablo that evil isn't done with them yet. Blood is thicker than water in the battle of good vs. Evil Dead!"

The cast is expected to speak with fans and reporters at New York Comic Con this weekend.


AFI to honor George Clooney with Life Achievement Award
Actor and filmmaker George Clooney is to receive the 46th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.

The prize is scheduled to be presented to the 56-year-old Kentucky native -- who is also the married, father of infant twins -- at a gala tribute on June 7 in Los Angeles. The event will be televised on TNT at a later date.

Clooney's credits include the TV shows ER, The Facts of Life and Roseanne, the Ocean's 11 trilogy and films O, Brother, Where Art Thou? Michael Clayton, Up in the Air, The Descendants, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Good Night, and Good Luck.


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Which FOX animated series is being developed into a feature film?

Fox is developing a feature film based on their hit animated series Bob's Burgers.

The studio made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter alongside a photo of the show's cast of characters including hamburger resturant owner Bob (voice of H. Jon Benjamin), his wife Linda (John Roberts), and their three children including teenager daughter Tina (Dan Mintz), goofball Gene (Eugene Mirman) and troublemaker Louise (Kristen Schaal).

Fox is planning on releasing the film on July 17, 2020, Variety reported. Bob's Burgers first premiered on the network in 2011 and has been nominated for Emmy Awards for Best Animated Series seven consecutive times, winning in 2014 and 2017.

"We're thrilled to be invited to bring Bob's Burgers to the big screen," show creator Loren Bouchard said in a statement. "We know the movie has to scratch every itch the fans of the show have ever had, but it also has to work for all the good people who've never seen the show. We also know it has to fill every inch of the screen with the colors and the sounds and the ever so slightly greasy texture of the world of Bob's -- but most of all it has to take our characters on an epic adventure. In other words, it has to be the best movie ever made. But no pressure, right?!"

"A Bob's Burgers film fits perfectly with our initiative to redouble our family and animation efforts," added Twentieth Century Fox Film chairman and CEO Stacey Snider. "We're grateful to [Fox Television Group chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden] for trusting us with this beloved property and we're so excited to be working with Loren and his team."

Season 8 of Bob's Burgers premiered on Fox on Oct. 1.

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