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Another Life
Netflix has renewed its Katee Sackhoff-led sci-fi drama ” Another Life” for another ten episodes. Production is set to resume in 2020 in Vancouver. The renewal comes three months after the series was released to largely negative reviews.

Sackhoff plays astronaut Niko Breckinridge who leads a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact. Justin Chatwin, Samuel Anderson and Elizabeth Faith Ludlow also star. Aaron Martin created the series and serves as showrunner. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Supernatural Academy
41 Entertainment (“Skylanders”) has taken global rights to Jaymin Eve’s hit “The Supernatural Academy” book series and plans to turn the project into a young adult CG animated series to launch Fall 2021.

The series is set in the eponymous institution, where shapeshifters, vampires, and magic users are educated. It follows Maddison James, who has been living in the human world and unaware she has supernatural powers, as she is taken to a magic school against her will. [Source: Variety]

The Last Letter From Your Lover
Netflix has acquired nearly all worldwide rights to the Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley-led romantic drama “The Last Letter From Your Lover” setup at StudioCanal and based on Jojo Moyes’ novel. Augustine Frizzell directs the film which is shooting in Mallorca and Spain.

Jones plays a young journalist in contemporary London who uncovers a series of love letters recounting a star-crossed affair in the 1960s between Woodley and Callum Turner’s characters. It is so intense that Ellie becomes obsessed with finding the couple and discovering how their story ended. Joe Alwyn also stars. [Source: Variety]

Mark Damon’s DCR Finance Corp. will provide $65 million in financing for a new version of “Sinbad” with production set to begin in early 2020. The overall budget of the project is expected to be around $120 million with Francesco Lucente penning and directing the project which will mostly be shot in Georgia. The story chronicles the travels of a fictional sailor who made seven voyages encountering magical and supernatural beings. [Source: Variety]

Beverly Hills Cop
All three “Beverly Hills Cop” movies are getting remastered on Digital in 4K Ultra HD with HDR for the first time from December 17th and on 4K UHD Blu-ray from January 14th 2020. The set includes two never-before-seen deleted scenes, four new behind-the-scenes featurettes, an isolated audio track of the original score and the ability to jump directly to the scenes featuring hit songs. [Source: Movieweb]