Tag: Disney

Ewan McGregor In Talks To Star In Obi-Wan Series For Disney Streaming Service

The Force it seems is still with Ewan McGregor. Variety is reporting that the actor is indeed in talks with Disney to reprise his role as the Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new standalone series for the Disney Plus streaming service. No other details are available at this time. McGregor first took on the

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Harry Styles Turns Down Prince Eric Role In Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’

Harry Styles will not be taking on the role of Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid, as previously reported. According to The Wrap the former One Direction front man has turned down the role in the upcoming remake. Sources are telling the outlet that while Styles is a fan of the project, the

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Ridley Scott To Direct Matt Damon, Ben Affleck In ‘The Last Duel’

Per Deadline, Ridley Scott has found his next film in the form of The Last Duel, a 14th century revenge tale based on the novel by Eric Jager. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to star in the picture, which is being written by written by Damon, Affleck and Nicole Holofcener (the Oscar-nominated writer

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‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel Gets A Title & Release Date, Will Feature Scarlet Witch

Marvel Studios announced Saturday during their Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con a slate of upcoming new projects which run through 2021. Among them the Doctor Strange sequel, now officially titled Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. More surprisingly we learned that the film will co-star Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch. Scott Derrickson

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‘The Lion King’ (2019) Review: A Fundamentally Flawed Feline Flick

**I’d like to start this off with a bit of an asterisk. I am going to say a lot of negative things about this movie. I have a complicated relationship with it and at the end of the day, I don’t think The Lion King works in a more grounded world. That said, there is

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Javier Bardem To Play King Triton In Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Disney has reeled in another winner. Per Deadline, Oscar-winner Javier Bardem is in talks to join the upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid as King Triton, the father of Ariel, who is being played by R&B singer Halle Bailey. Bardem is the latest addition to a cast already composed of One Direction’s Harry Styles,

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Ranking The Films Of Jon Favreau, From Worst To Best

Disney’s “live-action” (it’s not live-action) update of The Lion King roars into theaters this weekend. The groundbreaking visual effects featured in the film were only utilized once before. I’m talking of course about the highly polished remake of The Jungle Book. Not so coincidentally, both films were directed by Iron Man‘s own Jon Favreau (I’m

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Disney Gets Down To Business With Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Trailer

With just over a week until the “live-action” The Lion King roars into theaters, Disney is has just released the first trailer fpr next year’s reimagining of the 1998 animated hit Mulan. Judging by what we see, Mulan already stands out from the studio’s previous live-action treatments. Most obviously, it’s set in ancient China and features an all

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Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’ Adds Salma Hayek

The Eternals is shaping up to feature one of Marvel’s  most impressive casts yet. Courtesy of The Wrap, Salma Hayek is currently in negotiations to join the upcoming Marvel Studios project. If the talks go through, the actress will join an already stellar cast cast in Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani and Angelina Jolie. The Rider

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Disney Casts Ariel, Ursula & More For Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Stars have begun filling the sea as Disney preps production for its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. Courtesy of Variety, the roles of both Ariel, the titular mermaid, and Ursula, the voice-thieving witch, have been cast for the upcoming film. R&B singer Halle Bailey of Chloe x Baliey will slip into the scaly

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