• The Walt Disney Studios
    Disney to Resurrect “Cruella” in Feature Film

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, Aline Brosh McKenna has been hired to pen Cruella, which will bring the dog-fur-loving fashionista from 101 Dalmatians into a live-action feature to be produced by Andrew Gunn, who produced Sky High and Bedtime Stories for the studio. McKenna will also produce. De Vil first appeared in Dodie Smith’s 1956 […]

  • The Disney Channel
    Zendaya Cast in Comedy Adventure ‘Zapped’

    Multi-talented actress, singer and dancer Zendaya Coleman (“Shake It Up,” “Dancing With The Stars”) stars in “Zapped,” a comedy adventure movie slated to premiere on Disney Channels around the world, as well as on Canada’s Family Channel in 2014. The storyline follows 16 year-old Zoey Stevens, a skilled dancer and straight-A student who is having […]

  • ESPN
    NFL Pressured ESPN to Quit Concussion Film with PBS

    ESPN on Thursday ended its official association with PBS’s Frontline, on a two-part documentary about concussions in the NFL scheduled to be televised in October. After 15 months on the venture, ESPN chose to strip its name, logo and credit from the films, “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis.” The N.F.L. was not supportive of the documentary. […]

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    James Cameron Announces 3 ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    James Cameron has expanded his upcoming plans for more “Avatar” movies. Following up on his hit 2009 film, the director is planning three more “Avatar” installments, 20th Century Fox announced. “In writing the new films, I’ve come to realize that ‘Avatar’s’ world, story and characters have become even richer than I anticipated,” Cameron said in […]

  • Marvel
    Guardians of the Galaxy Begins Production in UK

    BURBANK, CALIF. (July 23, 2013) – Guardians of the Galaxy, the next epic adventure from Marvel Studios has started shooting at the UK’s Shepperton Studios. Directed by James Gunn (Slither, Super) from his screenplay, with a story by Nicole Perlman and Gunn, the film will introduce audiences to a whole new side of the Marvel […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Trailer: Saving Mr. Banks

    Two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar winner Tom Hanks star in Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen. Saving Mr. Banks, is directed by John Lee Hancock, produced by Alison Owen, Ian Collie and Philip Steuer, and written by […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Trailer: Delivery Man

    Here’s the first full trailer for Disney/DreamWorks‘ Delivery Man, starring Vince Vaughn as a slacker who discovers he’s fathered 533 children through sperm donations and must decide whether or not to reveal his identity when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. The November 22 release is directed by Ken Scott with Chris Pratt and Cobie Smulders […]

  • ABC
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    Scuttlebutt – Stephanopoulos and The Legend of Mythica

    Disney has cast Ed Oxenbould to play the title role in Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The young actor joins Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner in the Miguel Arteta directed adaptation of the Judith Viorst book. The film, which premieres in theaters October 10, 2014, follows young Alexander through the […]

  • Disney World Resort Hotels
    Scuttlebutt – Jay, George and Emely

    Tokyo DisneySea’s attraction Mermaid Lagoon Theater, will be revamped, and a new musical production themed to Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be presented. Mermaid Lagoon Theater will be renovated with upgraded stage and lighting technology, as well as new display screens to be installed at the rear of the audience seating area. As King Triton […]

  • Lucasfilm
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    ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ to Film at Pinewood

    Walt Disney’s Star Wars: Episode VII will shoot at studio facilities operator Pinewood Shepperton’s Pinewood Studios outside of London, sources confirmed Friday according the the Hollywood Reporter. The studio known as the home of the James Bond franchise has also hosted such productions as Les Miserables and was expected to get the new Star Wars […]

  • Marvel
    Disney and AMC End Dispute Over Iron Man 3 Ticket Sales

    As reported last week by DbM, the two biggest U.S. movie-theater chains, Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc, were refusing to sell online tickets for Disney’s film “Iron Man 3″ due to a dispute with the studio over how revenue is split. Earlier this week, Regal went so far as to pull all marketing materials […]

  • Marvel
    Thor: The Dark World – Movie Poster & Trailer Released

    Today the studio released a teaser poster for Thor: The Dark World, featuring actor Chris Hemsworth dressed as the Nordic demigod, wielding the hero’s trademark hammer. The second installment of the Marvel franchise will see Thor pitted against a militant ancient race, the Dark Elves. The vengeful Malekith (Christopher Eccleston) is the leader of this […]