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.
Disney in Talks with Will Smith for a role in Tim Burton's 'Dumbo'
It looks like the live-adaption of the 1941 animated film is coming along. — Walt Disney Studio is aggressively moving towards the start of production. Ehren Kruger has finished his script for the upcoming adaption. This would be a very interesting role for Will Smith, who has been playing more serious roles as of late. Also, Smith is working towards a start date with Sony Pictures on Bad Boys for Life.
ABC Sets Midseason Schedule
ABC has set its midseason premieres. New shows like miniseries When We Rise, drama series Time After Time, comedy Imaginary Mary, the event movie Dirty Dancing. Returning drama series include The Catch and American Crime. Once Upon A Time and Designated Survivor return in the Spring.
Rian Johnson Reveals More About Star Wars: Episode VIII
After Rogue One: A Star Wars Story the next Star Wars film will be Episode VIII. It will be the exciting sequel to The Force Awakens and will mark the second installment into the sequel trilogy of Star Wars.
'Zootopia' Wins Best Animated Picture at the Golden Globes
After a great year of Disney Animation. We finally get to see how it stacks up against other animation studios and films. — Zootopia won the Best Animated Picture at the Golden Globes. It went up against Moana from its own studio. Also facing tough competition from Illumination's Sing, Kubo and the Two Strings, and My Life as a Zucchini.
Preview of Disney Films Coming to Theaters in 2017
After a blockbuster 2016, Disney looks to continue its previous success. Although this years slate is a lot smaller. Each movie has the potential to be a hit.
Miles Morales May Be Sony's Animated Spider-Man
Sony is the owner of the Spider-Man franchise although as of late they have been in agreement with Marvel Studios. Sony though still wants to push their popular franchise even if it's not with Peter Parker.
Disney Animator Tyrus Wong Passes Away at 106
Artist Tyrus Wong who did spec drawings for the Walt Disney classic Bambi has passed away. — According to the Walt Disney Family Museum blog. Wong emigrated from China in 1919. Wong arrived in San Francisco, and later on received a full scholarship from the Otis Art Institute.
Crawl Controversy: Star Wars Opening Crawl Creator says "It's Foolish" Rogue One Doesn't Have A Crawl
The opening crawl has been a tradition in Star Wars films since the very beginning. Rogue One breaks tradition. Possibly because it's a start of a new chapter in the storied franchise.
Illumination Entertainment's 'Sing' Brings in $1.7 Million on Tuesday
Sing opened in theaters and generated $1.7 million. Although the film has received critical reviews. The cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, Tori Kelly, John C. Reilly, and Nick Kroll.
Examining Disney's Record-Breaking Box Office Year
2016 was a huge year for the Walt Disney Company in the film division. They were the first studio to ever cross $7 billion. Now it's time to examine what films helped them get there.
Which Famous Marvel Super Hero Was Left Out of The Casting Call for 'Avengers: Infinity War'
The Russo Brothers are embarking on Marvel's biggest and most ambitious project to date. After introducing different super heroes in the MCU. It is time to unite them all against Thanos (Josh Brolin).