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Full Hall D23 major programs schedule announced for 2017 D23 Expo

Disney sets Descendants 2 to simulcast premiere across five networks

Alan Menken performing not one, but two concerts at 2017 D23 Expo

Marvel taps Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to direct Captain Marvel

James Gunn says he’ll write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Netflix looks to launch new Carmen Sandiego animated series with Gina Rodriguez

Watch the 2017 Star Wars Celebration live streams – UPDATED: Day 4 streaming featuring closing ceremonies

Unable to be in Orlando for the Star Wars Celebration convention? Worry not, Disney and LucasFilm have you covered. They will be hosting live streams the entire weekend, including the major panels in full and coverage of the show floor.   Saturday – Day 4 Stream Today is the last day of the convention and […]


First look at Star Wars: Forces of Destiny online animated series

Ahead of the Star Wars: Celebration convention in Orlando, Florida this weekend, Disney and LucasFilm have launched a teaser trailer for an upcoming series of animated shorts centered on the women of the galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. Screenshots of the series and as well as of the accompanying doll […]


Watch the recent trailer for the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie

Warner Bros. Japan has released a trailer for a forthcoming live-action adaption of the popular manga and anime series Fullmetal Alchemist. Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Fanpage Channel has posted, via the film’s official Tumblr page, the trailer with English subtitles. The film is scheduled for release in Japan on December 1. A potential North American […]


Marvel launches first Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer

Marvel has launched the first teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. The third Thor film, as well as the third Marvel Studios film of 2017 after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ragnarok will see Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, and Anthony Hopkins reprise their roles respectively of Thor, Loki, Heimdall, and […]


Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Oprah Winfrey among nine new Disney Legends to be honored at 2017 D23 Expo

Watch a first look of Batman and Harley Quinn with behind-the-scenes featurette

Included as a special feature on the blu ray release of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract was a first look at the next direct-to-video feature for Warner Bros. Animation in Batman and Harley Quinn. The film is noted for having Melissa Rausch (The Big Bang Theory) voicing Harley Quinn. Batman and Harley Quinn does not […]


UPDATED: Behold the Invader Zim return teaser clips!

After Entertainment Weekly’s breaking news of Invader Zim returning as a TV movie, some fans were skeptical. Adding to the skepticism was show creator Jhonen Vasquez initially posting on Twitter that it wasn’t true. But then Nickelodeon released a teaser clip featuring returning voices Richard Horvitz (Zim) and Rikki Simons (Gir) and Vasquez confirmed he’d […]


Nickelodeon reviving Invader Zim for TV movie

Disney XD renews Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures for second season to air this summer

Adult Swim streamed the Rick and Morty season 3 premiere online on April 1 and it was no April Fool’s Joke

Boss Baby tops Beauty and the Beast while Ghost in the Shell underperforms at the box-office

DreamWorks Animation to adapt How to Train Your Dragon author’s upcoming novel The Wizards of Once

Disney and Pixar release Coco short film Dante’s Lunch

Disney and Pixar surprised fans by releasing a two-minute short film Dante’s Lunch, based within the upcoming Pixar feature Coco. Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3), Coco is scheduled for release on November 22.


Wreck-It Ralph sequel gets new title with Ralph Breaks the Internet

Beauty and the Beast

While it manages to be good, the live-action adaption of Disney’s animated classic suffers from glaring flaws that make the film a disappointment given the hype and ambitions.


The latest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer swings in

Sony and Marvel have launched the latest trailer to Spider-Man: Homecoming. The trailer is noted for revealing more of Michael Keaton as the villain Adrian Toomes aka The Vulture. Spider-Man: Homecoming is scheduled to swing into theaters July 7.


Oriental DreamWorks headed for restructuring, maybe even for sale

Watch the first full Justice League trailer

Warner Bros. and DC Films have launched the first full trailer for the forthcoming Justice League feature. The fifth film in the DC Extended Universe, it will be directed by Zack Snyder (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and stars an ensemble cast in Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as […]


Gorillaz get spooky (and NSFW) in Saturnz Barz music video with 360 viewing option

The animated band Gorillaz have released a music video to Saturnz Barz, which features accompanying vocals from Popcaan. It is the second video to the upcoming fifth studio album Humanz, but the first to actually feature the band since DoYaThing in 2012. The video finds the gang visiting an apparently haunted house with some spooky […]


Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie from DreamWorks takes flight in first trailer

Ahead of the release of The Boss Baby, DreamWorks has launched the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, with stars Kevin Hart and Ed Helms providing a brief introduction. Based on the series of children’s books by Dav Pilkey, the film will be the last DreamWorks animated feature to be distributed by […]


Animated film of Mariah Carey song All I Want For Christmas Is You in works at Universal

The Boss Baby a tale not as old as time in new trailer

DreamWorks has made available the latest trailer for The Boss Baby that played specifically before Disney’s Beauty and the Beast over the weekend, as made obvious by preview below. Directed by Tom McGrath, The Boss Baby is set to open March 31.


Beauty and the Beast scores one of top ten all-time openings, among other box office records, with $170 million domestic gross

Capcom remastering classic original Nintendo Disney games for Disney Afternoon Collection


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