'Cars 3' Embraces The Comeback Story
Cultjer's Disney Reporter reviews the third installment to the Cars franchise. — The original Cars made us fall in love with hotshot Lightning McQueen and the hilarious Mater. Cars 3 tried to recapture that magic but it didn't feel the same. Was it that the soundtrack wasn't as memorable? Was it the lack of Mater's screen time? Maybe Pixar didn't like his role in Cars 2? Mater felt absent for most of the film. He's Lightning McQueen's best friend yet he felt more like a forgotten character.
Bob Iger Tops THR's 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment List
The Hollywood Reporter ranked the 100 most powerful people in entertainment. Disney's CEO Bob Iger came in first on the list. Mostly in part to Disney's dominance at the box office. Especially with the additions of Marvel and Star Wars.
Box Office : 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Opens to A Series-Low
The blockbuster series has had its lowest performance so far. Is that a sign that the popularity is fading? — Well although it was the lowest opening for a Transformers movie it still made $15.7 million on opening day.
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Joins Netflix in July
Disney's current deal with Netflix is allowing more films than ever to appear on the streaming service. — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives on Netflix July 18. It is however not a part of their "offline viewing" feature.
Oscar Winning Director John G. Avildsen Passes Away at 81
John G. Avildsen, best known for being the director to Rocky and the first three Karate Kid films, passed away in Los Angeles. He was 81. — John Avildsen directing career was built on the underdog story. His other film credits, other than Rocky and the Karate Kid, include Joe starring Susan Sarandon. It was his first success as a director. His film Save the Tiger included an Oscar winning performance from Jack Lemmon.
Olaf's Frozen Adventure will play in front of Disney-Pixar's
R-Rated MCU Movies Could Happen
Ever since the success of Deadpool and Logan, studios have been keeping an open mind about R-rated superhero films. Warner Bros. haven't ruled out the possibility of a DC R-rated film. Sony is using Venom to kick off their R-rated Marvel universe.
Well Duh! The New Spider-Man is a Start to the New Trilogy
Tom Holland confirmed that there are two more movies after Spider-Man: Homecoming. The bigger question is: will the final chapter be a part of the MCU? A sequel to Homecoming has been slated for Phase 4 along with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3.
'Wonder Woman' is This Summer's Most Anticipated Movie
Although DCEU has been rocky so far according to critics, it looks like Wonder Woman may turn it all around. Fandango's survey found that moviegoers want to see Wonder Woman in the summer of 2017.
Facebook Will Spend Big Bucks on Original Content
Facebook is trying to get into the streaming game. They are willing to pay $250,000 per episode for original content. — Facebook's CFO David Wehner says "it's kickstarting a ecosystem for longer-form content." Facebook will reveal their streaming slate in June according to Business Insider. Facebook has already signed up Conde Nast, Buzzfeed, and Vox to produce original shows. Facebook also has Oh My Disney! and the Disney Digital Network resurrecting Mickey Mouse Club as Club Mickey Mouse for Facebook.
James Mangold Reveals Alternate Opening for 'Logan' That Got Cut
Logan obviously borrowed more than a few ideas from the Old Man Logan comic. In the comic Wolverine kills all the X-Men although he was being mind-controlled by Mysterio. Mangold and his team of writers wanted this same scene but done with Professor X (Patrick Stewart).
Bob Iger and James Cameron Do The Opening Dedication Ceremony for Pandora
The 2009 blockbuster Avatar inspired Walt Disney Imagineering into creating an immersive planet inside Disney's Animal Kingdom Park. Today was the dedication ceremony. There is a video of it below.
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New Photo Reveals Characters for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
In this weeks cover story of Vanity Fair new shots from Star Wars: The Last Jedi were teased. — Photos of Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Johnny Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, and Domhall Gleason made the covers. Inside the actual issue thee were more action shots. One shot featured Laura Dern's and Benicio Del Toro's character.
'Pirates of the Caribbean' Tracking For a $80 Million Opening Weekend
Pirates of the Caribbean is looking at making $80 million this weekend in its North American debut. — This would be the lowest opening weekend since the original film, which made $40 million in its opening weekend but went onto make $305.4 million domestically and $654 million globally.
'The Flash' Season 4 Villain Revealed
This article contains major spoilers from The Flash season three finale "Finish Line" plus a possible spoiler for season four of the series. — CW renewed The Flash early into its season 3 run. Executive Produver Andrew Kreisberg has already confirmed that the villain isn't a speedster. The character is rumored to be Devoe, who has already been referenced throughout season 3.