'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Scores Early Second Season Renewal at Disney+
The new meta-take on Disney Channel's phenomenon High School Musical has already been renewed before the first episode even airs. — Disney+ isn't wasting time getting down to business. Whether it is strategically making a massive thread of content to early renewals for original series. Disney's new streaming arm is making moves before its official launch on November 12.
'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' Off to Slow Start at Box Office with $35 Million Opening
Angelina Jolie's Maleficent sequel is performing below the early estimates. — Maleficent: Mistress of Evil should be heading to a $35 million opening weekend in North America. It should still win the weekend at the box office. Making sure Joker doesn't win again. Maleficent also beat out Sony's Zombieland: Double Tap. The Zombieland film is in a battle with Joker for second place.
Robert Zemeckis In Talks to Helm 'Pinocchio' at Disney
The director of Back to the Future may be the latest to helm a Disney live-action remake. — Pinocchio has gone through some different writers, producers, and directors while in the development phase. Paul King was originally going to direct the film, and he left the project. David Heyman was also on board to produce before departing the project.
'The Addams Family' Review
It’s not creepy or cooky, mysterious or spooky. The one word that sums-up the new CG animated version of “The Addams Family” is — bland. — Creators of this latest rendition based on the classic Charles Addams New Yorker comics were hoping to attract those who loved the ’60s TV series (which only ran for two years on ABC) and enjoyed the ’90s movies starring Anjelica Huston. At the same time, directors Conrad Vernon & Greg Tiernan (of the adult animated “Sausage Party”) were also trying to lure-in kids with a “Hotel Transylvania”-esque vibe. The result is one of the least entertaining major animated releases in recent years.
Paul Dano cast as The Riddler opposite Robert Pattinson in 'THE BATMAN'
No less than 24 hours after Jonah Hill dropped out of The Batman, we have news that cinema’s greatest punching bag will play the villain opposite Robert Pattinson.
Marvel Names Kevin Feige as its Chief Creative Officer
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige is gaining more responsibilities. — Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has been named Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer. The move will put the overall creative direction under Feige. Marvel TV and Marvel Family Entertainment, which produces animation, will move under the Marvel Studios banner. Feige will also oversee publishing. Which could have major effects on Marvel Comics.