There’s a new behind the scenes video out for Disney‘s new Star Wars Rebels animated series. Executive Producer Greg Weisman (Gargoyles, Young Justice) gives us a breakdown on the series and some of his best Star Wars memories and favorite characters. (more…)
Now that the dust has begun to settle on the internet shattering announcement that Disney/Marvel Studios will be teaming up with Netflix to bring an astonishing four Marvel properties to the small-on-demand screen it looks like the TV shows are starting to take shape. Well one at least.
There are Internet things afoot for Angelina Jolie‘s Maleficent. Today there’s a new character poster and tomorrow the first trailer hits. Check out how this classic Disney fairy tale character is re-envisioned from her own, tragic perspective. (more…)
Following in the footsteps of The Lion King, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Producers and Evil Dead, it seems that the next Hollywood movie heading for a musical adaptation is The Princess Bride. Inconceivable? Not really, since the deal involves no less than the man behind the story in the first place and one of the biggest names in huge, stage musicals currently working. (more…)
The casting call for the next episode in the Star Wars franchise has widened the net to include anyone that can shoot and upload a video. That’s right, you can now submit your own audition tape to Cast It Talent for your shot at landing a role in Disney‘s Star Wars: Episode VII. (more…)
Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom based art to hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump! ABOVE: Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks is often fodder for the homage/pastiche treatment, however World’s Finest Diner by Ian Navarro might just have become my all time favorite. I know this won’t happen, but if the powers at WB wanna base that whole Batman vs Superman movie off this image I am totally ok with that. The conflict could be over who picks up the cheque! (more…)
In the wake of the Disney Corporate Quarterly Earnings Call the other day, we’ve gotten a bunch of details on upcoming projects. There’s the release date of Star Wars: Episode VII, that huge Netflix/Marvel deal that will create four new live action Superhero shows. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger also took questions. That lead to a quick comment that confirmed a new super secret television show that will join ABC‘s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. What might that show be? (more…)
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has had more to say about Star Wars recently than pretty much since the acquisition of Lucasfilm by his company (can you believe it’s been over a year?). First the official release date for Episode VII was finally revealed…no title yet, but at least we know WHEN we can see the most anticipated film since Edison made “Fred Ott’s Sneeze”.
But there’s more! Iger also spoke on Bloomberg.tv about expanding the SW attractions to Disney theme parks across the globe…Oh, before I get to the jump, I guess I should mention that Lionsgate is also apparently in talks to produce theme park attractions based on The Hunger Games film franchise. (more…)
Late last month it was announced that Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams and producer Lawrence Kasdan would be assuming the screenwriting duties previously assigned to Michael Arndt. Abrams explained today to Deadline that the decision was a matter of “time”: (more…)