'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Footage Shown at Disney's Shareholders Meeting
New footage of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was shown at Disney Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Denver. — The key moment in the footage is Luke Skywalker asking Rey "Who are you?". Rey then responds by swinging her lightsaber. Other characters shown include Chewbacca, General Leia Organa, and Finn. The shareholders also saw footage of a damaged X-Wing flying through a larger ship, a variety of mountains and a forest landscape.
Taran Killam's 'Mating' Not Moving Forward at Showtime
The half-hour comedy pilot Mating starring Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam will not be moving forward at Showtime. — It was one of the three comedy pilots ordered by Showtime back in January. The network picked up one, Jay Pharaoh's White Famous. SMILF and Mating were the two others. SMILF is still in the running to be picked up.
Surprise! Avatar 2 Delayed Again, Will Not Open in 2018
James Cameron told the Toronto Star that Avatar 2 will not be coming out Christmas 2018. Cameron said "that was never really a firm release date." Avatar 2, 3, 4, and 5 will be shot back to back, so it seems like it will be a long process before we see these sequels.
Guy Ritchie's 'Aladdin' Casting, Filming Dates Revealed
Disney is continuing to follow its animated classics to live-action blockbuster formula. With Beauty and the Beast's theatrical release right around the corner, Disney is looking ahead to its Guy Ritchie helmed Aladdin project.
John Cena Joins 'Daddy's Home 2'
WWE superstar John Cena is becoming more relevant in Hollywood, after his previous appearances in movies like Trainwreck and Sisters. — After John Cena made a cameo at the end of Daddy's Home, which set up the sequel, Cena will now join Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, Owen Vaccaro, and Scarlett Estevez in the Paramount comedy 'Daddy's Home 2.'
'Star Wars Rebels' Renewed for a Fourth Season at Disney XD
The popular Star Wars animated series will return for a fourth season. — Star Wars: Rebels is crawling towards its conclusion. A New Hope has to be coming up soon right? Well there is plenty of stories left to tell because Disney XD just renewed Rebels for a fourth season. Four seasons is quite impressive for a animated show especially one that is legit.
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.