Disney Taps 'Crazy Rich Asians' Writer Adele Lim & 'Moana' Producer Osnat Shurer For 'Dragon Empire'
Disney is currently developing Dragon Empire, a fantasy-adventure animated film with Crazy Rich Asians screenwriter Adele Lim and Moana producer Osnat Shurer.
The Walt Disney Company Announces New Organizational Structure for its Media Businesses with Fox Executives Involved
Disney has revealed what its post-acquisition landscape will look like. 21st Century Fox president Peter Rice and Fox TV Group chairman Dana Walden are both moving over to Disney in new roles. John Landgraf will serve as Chairman of FX Networks and Productions and his division will receive additional financial resources. Gary E. Knell to serve as chairman of National Geographic Partners.
Jon Favreau's Star War Series is Titled 'The Mandalorian', List of Directors Revealed
The production on the first ever live-action Star War series has begun. It includes an expensive budget and some worthy directors. — Here is the overall synopsis for the series:
Interview: Director Benjamin Lancaster Discusses ‘Walt’s Frozen Head’ and Filming Inside Disney's Magic Kingdom
A film that was shot on Walt Disney World property without the permission or knowledge of The Walt Disney Company. Cultjer's Disney Reporter Zach Perilstein interviews The Further Adventures of Walt’s Frozen Head director Benjamin Lancaster.
Welcome to the first Boardwalk Round-Up
Welcome to the very first Boardwalk Round-Up. Where Zach and his crew from the Boardwalk Times tackle all things related to Disney. — This was one of the more shocking news of the week. As Marvel usually does a different roster between the film MCU and the TV MCU. Exceptions obviously include Clark Gregg and Hayley Atwell. Now Marvel wants to get into the limited series game. Eyeing Tom Hiddleston to be in his very own Loki series. Plus Elizabeth Olsen to have her very own Scarlet Witch series. This could be a fantastic way to introduce new characters into the MCU fold and also add some layers to already established characters. The Loki series may be a prequel series because of Infinity War. Yet Olsen's series could potentially be a sequel to her work in the MCU. Post-Avengers 4 it could be a while before Scarlet Witch is back on the big screen.
Bob Iger Discusses 'Star Wars', James Gunn and Roseanne, and Marvel
Bob Iger recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to discuss Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar's culture change, and many more subjects. — Bob Iger was pressed on the James Gunn and Roseanne situations:
Female-centric Marvel show in development at ABC from 'Wonder Woman' Writer
Marvel is looking to expand the MCU into television more. — ABC has given a production commitment to a show featuring female Marvel superheroes. Allan Heinberg, who wrote Wonder Woman, will be writing the series. Details surrounding the project are under wraps. All we know so far is that it will be an hour-long drama focusing on the lesser-known female superheroes of the Marvel universe.
Report: Henry Cavill Possibly Exiting DCEU, Warner Bros. Shifts Focus to 'Supergirl'
Henry Cavill assumed the iconic role of Superman back in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. — Cavill has starred as Superman in Batman v. Superman and Justice League. Warner recently tried to get Cavill to cameo in Shazam!. Which stars Zachary Levi and will be in theaters April 5, 2019. The door is now supposedly closing on other super hero appearances.
Surprise! 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3' Production Has Been Delayed
Disney and Marvel are currently trying to regroup on the project. — The small group of workers during pre-production have been dismissed, and can start looking for other work in the time being. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 was going to be directed by James Gunn before his abrupt firing. Full pre-production mode was expected to happen in the fall. It also looks like Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn is staying strong on not letting Gunn back.
Disney Will Not Re-Hire James Gunn for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3'
Despite vocal backlash over the abrupt firing of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. It looks like Disney will not be bringing him back on board despite recent, conflicting reports.
'Crazy Rich Asians’ Debuts with $5M Wednesday, Heading Towards A $25M-Plus Opening Weekend
Warner Bros. and Jon M. Chu's rom-com Crazy Rich Asians is on track for a $25 million plus debut. On Wednesday, the film opened to $5 million. — This weekend Crazy Rich Asians faces competition from Alpha and Mark Wahlberg's Mile 22. Also Warner Bros. The Meg could still be in the play for the top spot at the box office.
Marvel Will Use James Gunn's Script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3', May Even Return to Direct
James Gunn situation is well known to anyone that has the internet. So I'm not going to waste our time by reliving that exhausting situation. — Gunn was fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 last month. Yet film studios are already offering him big projects. Earlier this week Variety ran a story stating Disney will not re-hire James Gunn or will they use his script. Well it looks like that might be changing. The Hollywood Reporter is claiming that Disney will use his script and there is a possibility he may be re-hired even if it isn't for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3? Say what... if you're going to re-hire him at least give him back his franchise. This is where the report gets really interesting.
Disney Releases New Trailer for 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms'
Embark on Disney's adaption of E.T.A. Hoffman's timeless story of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Disney has expanded the universe with their own unique style.