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More Apes In 2016

by Alex Beanon January 15, 2014
As has become the custom lately, movie studios are announcing future sequels before the previous sequels are even released and the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” series is no different as the third film in the rebooted franchise was announced by Fox to be on its way in two years’ time. The second film in […]
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"Fortune" Talks with Disney CEO About "Frozen"; Discussions for Broadway Show Revealed

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2014
Fortune magazine spoke with the Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger on the success of Frozen, quoting Iger as saying that the film’s critical and box-office success indicates that “Disney Animation is where it rightfully belongs.” The article traces this moment from Iger’s first big act as CEO to buy Pixar Animation Studios in 2006, […]

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Constantine Gets Pilot License

by Alex Beanon January 14, 2014
Chain-smoking, cursing, trenchcoat-wearing supernatural detective John Constantine is getting his own pilot episode at NBC television. The comic book detective who began life at Vertigo before moving over to DC Comics is the creation of Alan Moore but the pilot will be written by David Goyer, a writer on all three of Christopher Nolan’s “Batman” […]
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Michael Douglas Is Hank Pym

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Ant-Man just received another segment of his body as Disney/Marvel announced that Michael Douglas will be playing Hank Pym, the scientist who becomes an insect superhero for their “Ant-Man” movie. Paul Rudd will play Ant-Man while Douglas will play Pym, his scientist alter-ego. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled for release on July 31, 2015 release.

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Gotham Gets Pilot And Batman

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Fox originally announced that “Gotham” – its upcoming Batman-themed origins television series – was going to detail how Commissioner Gordon and various villains [Penguin, Joker, Riddler, etc..] came to occupy the Gotham City turf. But now, here comes the bonus gravy boat as it was newly announced that “Gotham” would also include the origins of […]
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"Frozen" Takes 2014 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2014
The 2014 Golden Globe Awards were given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, with Disney’s Frozen winning the Best Animated Feature Film award, beating out Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me 2 and DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods. The only other category with something animated in contention was the Best Foreign Language Film category, where Studio Ghibli’s […]

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Saul Zaentz, Film Producer, 1921 - 2014

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2014
Independent film producer Saul Zaentz passed away on Friday, January 3, 2014, in San Francisco, CA, due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 92. Zaentz entered the entertainment industry in 1955 as a salesman for Fantasy Records, which he purchased with partners in 1967. A year later, Zaentz made his first fortune by signing […]
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NTSF:SD:SUV – Wrecks The Mall – Season 3, Episode 12

by Alex Beanon January 6, 2014
Synopsis: NTSF:SD:SUV – okay, mostly Trent – is forced to deal with a terrorist mall Santa and his bad-ass, gun-toting elves who display no holiday spirit while aiming to teach everyone a little lesson about consumerism. Details: Kove is telling a holiday tale to Trent’s kids to get them to go to sleep so Santa […]

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PR: Disney's Lucasfilm and Marvel Entertainment to Publish "Star Wars" Comics & Graphic Novels

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
DISNEY’S LUCASFILM AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT JOIN FORCES TO PUBLISH STAR WARS™ COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS Jedi, Sith, and the rest of the Star Wars Universe Come to Marvel Comics in 2015 SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 3, 2014) – The Walt Disney Company’s Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are joining forces to bring new Star Wars […]
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Disney Announces 2014 Theatrical Release Schedule

by Ed Liuon January 2, 2014
Disney has announced its full theatrical release schedule for 2014. Animated features include Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises in February, the sequel Planes Fire and Rescue in July, and the superhero film Big Hero 6 in November. May 30’s live-action Maleficent is also based on the villain of the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. The full […]