Peeps Candy Movie and ‘It’s a Small World’ Movie in Development

- 04-23-14Film Posted by Jason Tabrys

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Though we all constantly kvetch and beg for studios to come up with new ideas as the sequel filled assembly line passes by our eyes every summer, something tells me that this isn’t what we had in mind.

According to Deadline… and Deadline, both the Peeps brand of candy and Disney’s It’s a Small World ride have separately entered into the development process with legitimate and surprising creative talent already attached.

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‘Star Wars VII’ Update – Casting, Shooting, Budgets, Release Dates and Lucas

- 04-22-14Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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It looks like a little more Star Wars: Episode VII news has come down from the official sources that live on Disney Mountain. This time we have an interview with the chairman of Disney Studios, Alan Horn. In a recent talk with Bloomberg TV, he had a few things to say about the new franchise installment, including the casting, shooting locations, budgeting estimates, potential release date changes and George Lucas’ continued involvement with the Star Wars franchise. Read on for all the details. (more…)

Disney Has Doubts About ‘Cap 3′ Release Date?

- 04-22-14Comics, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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When people said “He is risen” last weekend, they could have met the box office returns for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as the Mighty Marvel Movie passed the $200 million point domestically, and the $500 million point globally. That’s the kind of box office you can take to the bank, the money bank! It should also please Disney and make them more secure in their decision to release Captain America 3 on May 6, 2016, the same weekend as the Man of Steel sequel, Batman Vs Superman. But is that the case? Might there be signs that in the first, big, box office face-off in 2016, the first one to blink might be Disney? There are rumblings…. (more…)

Will New ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off Flick Link to the Expanded Universe?

- 04-21-14Film, Internet, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels

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Writer-producer Simon Kinberg, fresh from the soon to be released X-Men: Days of Future Past, and still working on the Fantastic Four reboot, talked with IGN recently regarding the first of the planned Star Wars “standalone” films that are intended to tide fans over during the downtime separating Episodes VII, VIII, and IX.

The big question? Will these spin-offs have any connection to the Star Wars Expanded Universe of novels, video games, and comic books? You know what to do if you wanna find out:  (more…)

New Action-Packed ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clip From WonderCon

- 04-21-14TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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There was a new Star Wars Rebels clip shown at WonderCon this weekend featuring the fast flying, quick shooting Hera, voiced by Vanessa Marshall, who introduces herself with this clip.

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Peter Mayhew Will Return as Chewbacca in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

- 04-07-14Cool Stuff, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Though there has been no comment from Disney or Lucasfilm, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that actor Peter Mayhew will (for the fifth time) reprise his role as the Wookiee Chewbacca, first mate of the Millenium Falcon and hero of the Clone Wars in Star Wars: Episode VII. (more…)

Disney Overlord Speaks – ‘Star Wars VII’ is Shooting, Casting Just About Done

- 04-06-14Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard some solid news about the new Star Wars flick. The real information gets mixed in with all the damned rumors so we never quite know what’s actually going on. But now, there’s some really-real news from an actual Disney guy! Check out the video below to hear Disney chairman Alan Horn talking a bit about the state of Episode VII. (more…)

Disney & Pixar Announce ‘Incredibles 2′ is in the Works

- 03-18-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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BREAKING. About 10 years after the release of The Incredibles, Disney CEO Robert A. Iger dropped some surprise news of the pleasant variety when he told shareholders and D23 Members at today’s Annual General Meeting that Pixar is developing a big screen sequel to the animated superhero film. (more…)

Will This be the Logo for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

- 03-14-14Film Posted by Brent Cook

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The latest speculation on Star Wars: Episode VII has been over who the new lead would be, but amidst that commotion, it seems as though the logo for the first film of the new trilogy may have been leaked! Could the films in the Disney saga be ditching the roman numerals labels of previous entries? (more…)

‘Cap’ Screenwriters Talk ‘Agent Carter’ Series Deets

- 03-14-14Film, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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The hype is in overdrive for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and why not, it’s going to be massive hit right?. Still, Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Disney, is a building a massive entertainment empire that needs to expand or die (I guess). So while doing press for the new Captain America film, the topics of conversations have come to include a potential TV spin-off of the franchise, the one featuring Cap’s girl Friday from The First Avenger. (more…)