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Disney Schedules Aladdin-Fest This Weekend For Robin Williams Tribute

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As a tribute to the recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams, Disney has announced they will schedule four showings of his signature movie for them – 1992’s “Aladdin” where Williams provided the voice and personality of the Genie – on three of their network channels. Williams famously agreed to voice the Genie character with a handshake […]

Betty Boop To Make Her Feature Film Debut

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After a 1993 effort went bust, 1930s cartoon icon Betty Boop will finally be making her feature film debut with the help of Simon Cowell and his Syco Entertainment company. Cowell’s company, along with Australian animation studio, Animal Logic [“The LEGO Movie”], will be producing the film after agreeing to a licensing arrangement with Fleischer […]

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers To Suit Up Again

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The high school superheroes called the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were popular enough in the 1990s to have a feature film made of their television series [called, appropriately enough – “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie”]. But the 1995 movie was not as popular as the show – making only $66 million worldwide – […]

Aquaman Split In Two

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Poor Aquaman, the Rodney Dangerfield of superheroes – he never gets no respect – was shown the short end of the stick yet again when, rather than getting one screenplay from one superstar writer, he was assigned two writers to write two separate scripts in a sort of script showdown where either the best script […]

Apollo Rising At Sony

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A new superhero-like movie is emerging at Sony called “Apollo Rising” from the comic book mind of Stan Lee, creator of various popular comic book characters. The movie will be about traditional Greek gods who mingle amongst the mere mortals, with a focus on Apollo, the Greek god of music and poetry. “Apollo Rising” does […]

Sony Prepping Female Superhero Movie For 2017

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Sony is preparing a female-themed superhero movie with the female superhero expected to come from the Spider-Man universe of characters. Candidates for who that might be range from Black Cat to Firestar to Spider-Woman with no clear-cut favorite at this point. Sony is expecting to have a 2017 release date for their female superhero movie. […]

Dead Island Coming To The Big Screen – This Time For Reals! – Probably…

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The zombie-killing-in-paradise video game “Dead island” was all set to become a big screen adaptation three years ago but then the roof fell through on Lionsgate Studios and the project got shelved. But when the film rights reverted to the video game publisher [Deep Silver], they made a new deal with indie studio Occupant Entertainment […]

Clifford Back On The Big Screen

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Clifford the Big Red Dog already had a movie, you may remember it from 2004 when it was called “Clifford’s Really Big Movie”. That one had John Ritter [“Three’s Company”] voicing Clifford and an all-star cast consisting of Wayne Brady, Wilmer Valderrama, Jenna Elfman, John Goodman, Kel Mitchell, Judge Reinhold and Ernie Hudson voicing other […]

Dragonriders Of Pern Set To Ride Into Feature Film Land

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With the likes of “The Hobbit” and “Harry Potter” securing lucrative feature film deals over the past decade, Warner Bros. is seeking a similar fantasy feature film franchise and are looking into making “The Dragonriders of Pern” into a possible feature film franchise. The series of 22 novels by author Anne McCaffrey follows the warriors […]

Test Footage For Deadpool Movie

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Whether or not it actually gets made – who knows – but the test footage for the film version of Deadpool [release date: unknown] starring Ryan Reynolds as the wise-cracking but violent comic book character does possess some merit…

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