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Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

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The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]

Gotham And The Flash Pilots To Debut At Comic Con

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Both new, upcoming superhero-themed live-action television series – Fox’s Batman-themed “Gotham” and CW’s “The Flash” – will debut their show’s respective pilots on Saturday, July 26, at Comic Con in San Diego next month. “Gotham” deals with the backstory of Batman’s hometown of Gotham City while “The Flash” stars Grant Gustin in the lead role […]

Ben Kingsley Is Bagheera

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Ben Kingsley will voice the role of the black panther Bagheera in the CG/live-action 3D adaptation of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau. Kingsley joins a voice cast that includes Idris Elba [Shere Khan], Scarlett Johansson [Kaa] and Lupita Nyong’o [Rakcha]. “The Jungle Book” is currently scheduled for a release date of October […]

Two Dads' Frozen Lament

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Actors Ryan O’Quinn ["Easy Money"] and Dan Wilkerson ["Law and Order"] have kids…and those kids, like most kids on the planet, like Disney’s megahit “Frozen” – so O’Quinn and Wilkerson decided to sing about it, “Frozen”-style…

"A Brony Tale" Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014, VOD on July 15, 2014

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A SWEET CARTOON SERIES MADE FOR LITTLE GIRLS HAS DEVELOPED A RABID FOLLOWING – OF GROWN MEN A BRONY TALE The Story of a True American Phenomenon, This First Release on the New ‘Morgan Spurlock Presents’ Label, Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014 and Video on Demand July 15, 2014, “You ain’t a man unless […]

Star Wars VIII And IX Has A Director And It’s Not J.J. Abrams

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Getting a jump on the next trilogy in the series, Disney is being proactive in naming its “Star Wars” films directors and the director for the next film in the series will not be J.J. Abrams, but rather, Rian Johnson, who recently directed “Looper”. Abrams is currently helming the seventh episode of the mega-franchise but […]

Hansel And Gretel By Tim Burton [Circa 1982]

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Before “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure”, “Beetlejuice”, “Batman”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “James and the Giant Peach” and, yes, even before “Frankenweenie” – there was Tim Burton’s first short television movie appearing on the then-fledgling Disney Channel re-telling the classic “Hansel and Gretel” fairy tale only with an all-Japanese cast, some hand puppets and some stop-motion animation…

New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

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There isn’t too much in the newest trailer for the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] that will give away the plot details of the film, but the new trailer does give a glimpse of Glenn Close as Nova Commander Rael with her funky hairdo…

DreamWorks Animation Acquires Felix the Cat, Launches High-Tech Mall Santa

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The Hollywood Reporter has covered DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s keynote presentation at Licensing Expo 2014, where he revealed the company’s acquisition of classic cartoon character Felix the Cat and an initiative to launch a high-tech, immersive Santa Claus experience available for deployment to shopping malls starting this year. Katzenberg stated that Felix […]

Colin Firth Drops Out as Voice of "Paddington"

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The Hollywood Reporter states that actor Colin Firth has dropped out of the CGI/live-action hybrid film Paddington. No reason was given for his departure, with Firth saying in a statement, “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.” The film, […]

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