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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sam Mendes In Talks to Helm Live-Action PINOCCHIO for Disney by Movies News Desk

Sam Mendes is currently in discussions to direct Disney's live-action adaptation of PINOCCHIO. As BWW previously reported, Peter Hedges will pen the script for the film, with Chris Weitz and…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall to Portray Jasmine in Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot? by Movies News Desk

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is on the shortlist to play the royal role in the studio's upcoming live-action remake, to be directed by Guy Ritchie.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

First Look - Alex Sharp & More Star in John Cameron Mitchell's HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES by Movies News Desk

John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Gaiman and actress Elle Fanning have all turned to social media to share sneak peeks at Mitchell's new film HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hugh Jackman Shares New Details on Musical Drama THE GREATEST SHOWMAN by Movies News Desk

Hugh Jackman shares new details about the highly anticipated musical film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, therags to riches story of circus legendP.T. Barnum

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Audra McDonald-Led HELLO AGAIN to Close Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival by Movies News Desk

HELLO AGAIN, starring six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, will close out the 27th Annual Toronto LGBT Film Festival, runningMay 25 toJune 4, 2017. Click here for festival details.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Totally! More Casting Revealed for MGM's VALLEY GIRL Musical Remake by Movies News Desk

'Parenthood' star Mae Whitman has signed on to MGM's upcoming musical remake of the 1983 romantic comedy VALLEY GIRL.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST's Emma Watson Shares 'I Would Love to Do a Sequel!' by Movies News Desk

On the red carpet at the New York City premiere of her new film THE CIRCLE this week, Emma Watson spoke with Access Hollywood about the mega-success of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BE…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hakuna Matata! Disney's Live-Action LION KING Finds Its Timon & Pumbaa by Movies News Desk

On the heels of today's announcement of the official release date for Disney's live-action remake of THE LION KING, The Wrap reports that comedic actorsBilly Eichner and Seth Rogen are in fi…

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Just Can't Wait! Disney Reveals Release Date for Live-Action LION KING by Movies News Desk

We just can't wait Variety reports that Disney's previously announced live-action remake of THE LION KING also in 3D will hit theaters on June 19, 2019.

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Wanna Build a Snowman? Disney Announces FROZEN 2 Release Date! by Movies News Desk

Disney animation turned to Twitter today to announce that FROZEN 2, the next installment ofthe hit animated film, will be hitting theaters on November 27th, 2019

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Director Jon Favreau Talks Challenges of Disney's Live-Action THE LION KING by Movies News Desk

Director Jon Favreau participated in a special QampA at this year's Tribea Film Festival Directors Series on Friday night and discussed his newest project, a live action Disney adaptation of…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Will Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDIN by Movies News Desk

Will Smith is currently in discussions to take on the iconic role of Genie in Disney's upcoming live-action ALADDIN. The role was made famous by late comedian Robin Williams in the studio's …

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HAMILTON Helmer Thomas Kail to Direct Upcoming WWII Drama 'Silver Wings' by Movies News Desk

Tony Award-winning HAMILTON director Thomas Kail will develop to direct the drama that follows the true story of WWII's Women Airforce Service Pilots WASP, the first women to ever fly for th…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

PHOTO: First Image of Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper in STAR IS BORN Remake! by Movies News Desk

Lady Gaga turned to Instagram today to share a first image of herself and co-star Bradley Cooper in the highly anticipated reboot of A STAR IS BORN. Check out the pic below

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

VIDEO: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Now Highest-Grossing Live-Action Movie Musical Ever; Crosses $! Billion Mark by Movies News Desk

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST fans around the world pushed Disney's live-action adaptation past the 1 billion mark at the global box office, making it 2017's highest-grossing film worldwide to date, …

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Brian d'Arcy James, Molly Ringwald to Star in New Drama Film by Movies News Desk

Broadway alum Molly Ringwald and Brian d'Arcy James will co-star in the independent drama ALL THESE MOMENTS.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

VIDEO: Exclusive First Look - Ricki Lake Chats HAIRSPRAY Audition on Logo's 'Cocktails & Classics' by Movies News Desk

This Sunday, Logo is airing the originalHAIRSPRAY movie as a part of theirCocktails amp Classicsseries. During the breaks, hostMichaelUrieand guests, including the original TracyTurnblad,Ric…

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Indie Drama AFTER THE REALITY, Starring Matthew Morrison, Coming to On Demand by Movies News Desk

The Orchard has acquired North American rights to the new indie film AFTER THE REALITY, starring Matthew Morrison and Sarah Chalke. The drama marks David Anderson's feature directorial debut.

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SPEECH & DEBATE Now Available on iTunes, VOD and Select Theaters by Movies News Desk

Sycamore Pictures Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back presents SPEECH amp DEBATE, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam The Humans and directed b…

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SPEECH & DEBATE Film Steps Up to the Mic in Theaters, on iTunes and VOD Today by Movies News Desk

Sycamore Pictures Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back presents SPEECH amp DEBATE, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam The Humans and directed b…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Barry Levinson and Billy Crystal to Team on Broadway-Themed Comedy REVIVAL by Movies News Desk

Director Barry Levinson and Broadway alum Billy Crystal will team on the new feature film comedy REVIVAL. The project will mark the first time that the director and Tony winner have worked t…

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First Look - Cheyenne Jackson Stars in Award-Winning Comedy BEAR WITH US by Movies News Desk

Comedy Dynamics announced today it has acquired William J. Stribling and Russ Nickel's award-winning comedy film BEAR WITH US out of Park City, Utah.

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Michael Keaton in Talks to Take On Villainous Role in Disney's Live-Action DUMBO by Movies News Desk

Michael Keaton is currently in talks to star in Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of DUMBO. Keaton's 'Beetlejuice' director Tim Burton will helm the project from a script by Ehren Kru…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

VIDEO: Disney Releases Official Audio of Josh Groban's 'Evermore' from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Movies News Desk

Today Walt Disney has released the official audio of Josh Groban performing 'Evermore' from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, now in theaters.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hugh Jackman Reveals First Tidbits on THE GREATEST SHOWMAN at CinemaCon by Movies News Desk

During his appearance at today's CinemaCon, Hugh Jackman debuted footage from his highly anticipated musical film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Speaking to an audience of theater owners, the Tony wi…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Stars of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and More Featured in Musical Mockumentary HAPPY YUMMY CHICKEN by Movies News Desk

Taryn Manning Orange is the New Black, Hustle amp Flow, Crossroads, Suzzanne Douglas How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Lifetime's Whitney, Emma Myles Orange is the New Black, Child of Grace an…

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Olivia Newton John & John Travolta to Reunite for 40th Anniversary of GREASE by Movies News Desk

In a new interview with the Mirror today, Olivia Newton-John revealed that she and GREASE co-star John Travolta will reunite to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

LA LA LAND Arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This April by Movies News Desk

Lionsgate has announced that the dazzling Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning music-filled masterpiece LA LA LAND arrives on Digital HD on April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack plus Blu-…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Cross $500 Million at Global Box Office by Movies News Desk

Internationally, the film took in an additional 17.8 million on Thursday, bringing its overseas sum to 262 million and worldwide total to 490.6 million. The site predicts the movie will easi…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

VIDEO: Check Out DEADPOOL/BEAUTY & THE BEAST Musical Mashup by Movies News Desk

Below, check out a fan-made musical mashup of DEADPOOLand BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featuring an adult version of the rousing number Gaston from the original musical

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Andrew Dice Clay in Talks to Take On Key Role in STAR IS BORN Reboot by Movies News Desk

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay is currently in talks to take on the key role of Lorenzo in the upcoming remake of A STAR IS BORN, starring Lady Gaga.

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