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YA Onscreen: The FANTASTIC BEASTS Sequel Gets A Synopsis

We learn what's in store for Newt and his friends, plus a trailer for Jumanji (better than expected), and the few times when the Harry Potter movies were better than the books. 

YA Onscreen: The FANTASTIC BEASTS Sequel Gets A Synopsis

Welcome to the July 4th holiday version of YA Onscreen for those of you in the US and what we'll call a normal Tuesday for everyone else. I've got some sparklers and sparkling alcholic beverages waiting outside and calling my name as we speak, so let's hit the links!

Once more unto the breach: now The Jetsons will be getting a live action remake, set 100 years in the future. 

Robert Downey Jr. is just the next in a line of actors who may be hanging up their superhero boots in a few years. 

All the times the Harry Potter movies do it better than the books. Now, before you scoff, I will admit I opened this purely to go, "Uh, NO" while I read it, but they do bring up some good moments, like The Tale of the Three Brothers animated section, so you win this time, random internet article.

TVLine's Fall TV preview focusing on casting changes and additions to 55 returning shows. 

WB has released the synopsis for the second Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie and it sounds like we're going to be seeing a lot of Young Dumbledore. Pottermore has also released a few more hints on Twitter. It picks up a few months after the last one left off and I am excited to see the gang get back together!

The complete TV line up for Comic-Con

We've got just about 2 years to go before we get the, uh, pleasure of seeing Top Gun 2.

Months after those photos surfaced online of the Jumanji remake (and everyone freaking out about Karen Gillan's shorts) we finally have a trailer. Instead of a board game, the characters get sucked into a video game (because of course) and have to play as their avatars. I admit the trailer amused me, but only if I pretend this movie has nothing to do with my beloved childhood version. 

Want to contribute to a Kickstarter for a real Leaky Cauldron restaurant and inn complete with hidden mechanisms for "magic" done by a NASA engineer? I want to go there, please.

23 things you may have not known about the movie Heathers.

David Levithan's Every Day has been optioned by MGM and will likely start shooting next month. Relative newcomer, Angourie Rice (who is popping up in recent and upcoming movies like The Beguiled and Spider-Man: Homecoming), will play Rhiannon. Kelly Jensen over at BookRiot ALSO hopes that the scene where A finds themselves horrified to be in a fat body will be LEFT THE EFF OUT.

Rupert Grint and Tom Felton have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Good for you, gentlemen!

2015 Costa Book of the Year winner, The Lie Tree, has been optioned for film and TV

That's it for us! Let us know what we missed in the comments below!

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