Westworld HBO Reboot Adds Cast

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2014
The HBO series reboot of Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray has added cast members to go along with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in the lead roles. Joining Hopkins and Wood will be Jeffrey Wright [“Boardwalk Empire”], Rodrigo Santoro [“300: Rise of an Empire”], Shannon […]

Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live Tour Kicks Off in November 2014

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2014
NICKELODEON’S THE FRESH BEAT BAND ARE BACK WITH BRAND-NEW LIVE CONCERT TOUR KICKING OFF IN NOVEMBER The Fresh Beat Band Greatest Hits Live Presented by Nickelodeon Will Feature New Songs Plus Fan Favorites and Travel To Cities Across the U.S. Including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and More; Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, […]


Golden Globes Changes Animation Category Rules

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
The Hollywood Foreign Press – which operates the annual Golden Globe Awards – has changed the eligibility rules for its animation categories. The first major rule change was defining what constituted an “animated” movie and the Golden Globes settled on a film having to be at least 75% animated – where “the work is done […]

Gotham Trailer- The Good. The Evil. The Beginning.

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
A new trailer for the upcoming Batman-themed television drama series “Gotham” [Debut date: September 22, 2014] on Fox gives glimpses of many of the villains who will be making appearances during th ecourse of the series…


Nickelodeon Goes Back To School…Of Rock

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
Nickelodeon will be producing a new live-action “School of Rock” series based on its 2003 movie of the same name. “School of Rock” – the movie – starred comic actor Jack Black and for the series, Black will be reprising his role as rocker Dewey Finn who infiltrates a grade school as a substitute teacher […]
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Another Jungle Book Movie In The Mix

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book” is officially in the public domain and that means anybody who has the money can make a movie about it, which is why we now have a second Jungle Book-themed movie in the mix following the Jon Favreau-directed Disney live action/CG hybrid version which will be released next year. The other […]


Ghostbusters 3 Is Still On – But Might Look A Little Different

by Alex Beanon August 3, 2014
“Ghostbusters 3” is in the works but it may not be similar to the “Ghostbusters” of yore that you knew. First, of course, Ivan Reitman will not be directing it. Second, Harold Ramis will not be in it due to the fact that he is not alive. Third, while Bill Murray is alive, he won’t […]

Bill Murray Joins Jungle Book As Baloo

by Alex Beanon August 2, 2014
Bill Murray becomes the latest celebrity to join the cast of the upcoming live action/CG hybrid “Jungle Book” remake as Baloo the bear who befriends Mowgli the jungle boy. Murray joins Christopher Walken playing King Louie, the top banana of the jungle’s swinging orangutans, Giancarlo Esposito as Akela, the leader of the wolf pack which […]


Muppets Digital Series Launched

by Alex Beanon August 1, 2014
Kermit and his buddies are back as Disney has released a digital series entitled “Disney Drive-On with The Muppets” where the Muppet characters interact with various celebrities in support of the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of their movie “The Muppets: Most Wanted”. The first in the six-part series has already been released and the […]

Sharknado 2 – The Special Effects

by Alex Beanon August 1, 2014
Between all the sharks and cameo appearances flying around, what probably escaped most people besides their sanity was the special effects used to get sharks to fly throw the air and decapitate heads or splatter blood or run into chainsaws. Many green screens or cloths were put to use in the making of “Sharknado 2: […]