Toby’s Take – June 4, 2018
Four year’s after Maleficent and Princess Aurora got their happy ending we have learned that Maleficent II is in production. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning are back plus Michelle Pfeiffer is joining the case as Queen Ingrith, a new role created for the film. According to the plot description, the film takes places several years after the 2014 film, and has Maleficent and Aurora teaming up against outside threats (presumably Queen Ingrith!)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doesn’t open until June 22nd, but industry projections have the next installment of the blockbuster franchise opening between $130-$150 million. (Based on ticket pre-sales.) The first Jurassic World had projections of $110 -$140 million but then shocked observers with an all-time record opener just shy of $209 million.
A Kelowna man will be in the spotlight tonight as the History Channel premieres it’s new documentary series Bud Empire. It’s based on Be Kind, Kelowna’s compassion club and it’s owner Bob Kay. Kay explains that the Okanagan has been growing cannabis for as long as it’s been growing grapes and once pot is legalized the region will become as well known for it’s marijuana as it’s wine.