This Year in Marvel Films: Guardians, Thor, and Spider-Man
Here we take a look at what's to come from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2017, from a highly anticipated sequel to a certain webslinger no one thought would ever leap into the same toolbox as the Avengers around him.
It's Official, Donald Glover is Simba, James Earl Jones Will Return as Mufasa for 'The Lion King
Like we previously reported that it was rumored Donald Glover would be the new Simba in Jon Favreau's The Lion King. It is now official. Along with this exciting development is the news that James Earl Jones will return as Mufasa.
Jon Favreau Just Teased Donald Glover for his CGI 'The Lion King' Remake
Take this with a grain of salt. Jon Favreau, who is working on the upcoming CGI version of The Lion King, just tweeted a photo of the actor Donald Glover with the hashtag Simba.
Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns' Begins Production
Walt Disney Studios has started production on the highly-anticipated sequel to Mary Poppins. This is the sequel to the 1964 classic in which the character Mary Poppins created by author P.L Travers dazzled on the big screens. Emily Blunt will step into the iconic role. The role was originally played by Julie Andrews.
Pixar Director Andrew Stanton Will Direct 2 Episodes for 'Stranger Things'
Stranger Things captivated audiences during its debut season. It left many wondering how it could recapture that special feeling in season two. This recent news may make you even more excited for the new episodes.
'La La Land' is Luring More Projects to Lionsgate
After the overwhelming success of La La Land. It has brought many new projects to Lionsgate. According to a top executive at Lionsgate. — Erik Feig, president of the studios motion picture group said that La La Land outperformed in every market. La La Land has grossed over $270 million at the box office and has received countless award nominations.
Disney CEO Bob Iger Has Seen 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
After Rogue One the wait for Episode VIII began. Soon the excitement skyrocketed when the film's title was revealed to be The Last Jedi. — Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed he has seen the early cut of the film. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi, otherwise known as Episode VIII, will open in December and I just saw it last week,” he said in a statement alongside the company’s Q1 earnings release.
Disney's Live Action 'Aladdin' Will Be Diverse
Dan Lin who is currently promoting The LEGO Batman Movie revealed in a interview with Collider. That Guy Ritchie's Aladdin will not be full of white people. Here was his quote.
'Once Upon a Time' Musical Episode Will Happen During Season 6
Rumors were running rampant throughout the year about a possible Once Upon a Time musical episode. This is the second popular series to do a musical episode. The Flash/ Supergirl musical started the trend. The move is brilliant due to the amount of Disney characters on OUAT. This will allow multiple song options.
Viacom Network, Spike to Be Rebranded as The Paramount Network
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish is set to reveal new strategies in his effort to turn around struggling Viacom networks. — Spike is rumored to be rebranded as The Paramount Network. Which would give the channel multiple options for programming, instead of the normal 16 hours of Cops reruns. Spike's highest rated show is Lip Sync Battle.
'Saturday Night Live' Wants to Spin-Off 'Weekend Update' on NBC
Currently we live in a deranged time. We live in a world where we determine if news is real or fake. We live in a world where we watch the President's every tweet. Saturday Night Live is looking on capitalizing on all of the recent political hysteria.
'Jalen' Gets ABC Pilot Order
ABC wrapped up its comedy pilot pickups late Friday. Amongst the picks was a single camera comedy starring ESPN personality and former NBA player Jalen Rose.
Which Disney Films Got A Oscar Nomination?
Today the nominees for the Oscars were announced. Now let's see what Disney films got nominated. — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Star Wars: Episode VIII is Now Officially Titled 'The Last Jedi'
After many rumours, we now have the official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII. The follow-up to The Force Awakens is titled The Last Jedi. — The poster creates speculation for the upcoming film, particularly considering the iconic Star Wars logo has been given a makeover and appears in Sith red. The film is written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and is executive produced by JJ Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.
Anna Kendrick To Play Female Santa Claus in Disney's 'Nicole'
The Pitch Perfect star is currently in negotiations with Disney to star in Nicole, a tale of a female Santa Claus. — Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland) is producing. Marc Lawrence will be in the directors chair for this film. Lawrence in addition wrote the script for the film. The big twist is that the holiday adventure centers on the coming of a female Santa.
'Rogue One' Surpasses 'Finding Dory' at the Box Office
Rogue One is still going strong at the box office bringing in a total of $17 million this weekend. — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story officially passed Finding Dory to become the highest-grossing domestic release of 2016. The film will end the weekend with roughly $980 million. The film should cross $1 billion in a week or two.