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Monday, July 24, 2017

Sarah Paulson to Star in M. Night Shyamalan's Upcoming Thriller GLASS by Movies News Desk

M. Night Shyamalan turned to Twitter to share the news that Sarah Paulson has signed on to his upcoming thriller GLASS. The AMERICAN HORROR STORY actress joins previously announced cast memb…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

New Documentary PULITZER AT 100, with Playwrights Tony Kushner, Paula Vogel, Ayad Akhtar & More, Hits Theaters Today by Movies News Desk

First Run Features has announced the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon. The film opens at the prestigious Linco…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Tony Kushner 'Exploring the Story' with New WEST SIDE STORY Script by Movies News Desk

In a recent interview with Daily Beast, playwright Tony Kushner chats about one of his current projects-WEST SIDE STORY. Kushner is rewriting the book for the classic movie for director Stev…

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VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Documentary on Oscar-Winning Lyricist Howard Ashman by Movies News Desk

The life of Oscar-winning lyricist Howard Ashman, thecreative force behind the hit musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and such Disney classics as THE LITTLE MERMAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and ALA…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

El Capitan Theatre to Present THE LION KING Sing-Along This August by Movies News Desk

El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood has announced that they will be presenting a sing-along showing of Disney's hit animated film THE LION KING this August.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Cast of Comedy Drama COUNTRY MUSIC by Movies News Desk

Tony Award winner Sophie Okonedo and actor James Harkness have signed on to Tom Harper's comedy drama COUNTRY MUSIC. They join previously announced cast members Jessie Buckley and BILLY ELLI…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul & More Tease Trailer for GREATEST SHOWMAN, Premiering Tonight by Movies News Desk

Tonight, ET will share a sneak peek at the official trailer for the highly anticipated film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, starring Hugh Jackman, Zach Efron, Zendaya and Keala Settle. The movie featu…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Playwrights Tony Kushner, Paula Vogel, Ayad Akhtar and More Featured in New Documentary PULITZER AT 100 by Movies News Desk

First Run Features hasannounced the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon. The film opens at the prestigious Lincol…

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VIDEO: The First Official Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3 Has Arrived! by Movies News Desk

The Bellas are BackUniversal Pictureshas released the first official trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3. The third installment of the musically-themed franchise, hitting theaters on December 22nd, …

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Friday, June 23, 2017

BWOY, Starring Anthony Rapp, Screens This Weekend at Museum of the Moving Image by Movies News Desk

Museum of the Moving Image presents the exclusive New York theatrical engagement of bwoy, a suspenseful, deeply affecting, and sharply observed drama about erotic longing and emotional conne…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Here We Go Again! Dominic Cooper Talks MAMMA MIA! Sequel by Movies News Desk

In a new interview with ETOnline, Dominic Cooper discusses the recently confirmed sequel to 2008's MAMMA MIA Subtitled 'Here We Go Again', the movie hits theaters on July 20, 2018.

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VIDEO: First Look - Josh Gad, Chadwick Boseman Star in New Drama MARSHALL by Movies News Desk

The new motion picture, MARSHALL, is the true story of his greatest challenge in those early days - a fight he fought alongside attorney Sam Friedman Josh Gad, a young lawyer with no experie…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton in Sensual New Trailer for HELLO AGAIN by Movies News Desk

Below, check out an all-new steamy trailer for HELLO AGAIN,starring six-time Tony Award winnerAudra McDonald.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

VIDEO: The Bellas Are Back! - First Official Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3 by Movies News Desk

The Bellas are Back Universal Pictures has releasedthe first official teaser trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

VIDEO: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST's Lumiere Invites You to 'Be Our Guest' in VR by Movies News Desk

Fall in love all over again. Bring home Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Blu-ray, Digital HD ampDisney Movies Everywheretoday. Below, pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents invi…

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Filming On Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN to Get Underway This August! by Movies News Desk

In a new interview with Billboard, award-winning composer and Disney mainstay Alan Menken discusses his upcoming projects for the House of Mouse, includinglive-action remakes of the classics…

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VIDEO: First Look - Idina Menzel, Josh Gad & More Return for Disney's OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE by Movies News Desk

The trailer for OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE is here The all-new featurette will open in US theaters in front of DisneyPixar's COCObeginning November 22nd.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

BWOY, Starring Anthony Rapp, to Screen at Museum of the Moving Image by Movies News Desk

Museum of the Moving Image presents the exclusive New York theatrical engagement of bwoy, a suspenseful, deeply affecting, and sharply observed drama about erotic longing and emotional conne…

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VIDEO: Audra McDonald Transforms to Pop Diva in HELLO AGAIN Music Video by Movies News Desk

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is transformed into apop diva in the new music video forthe song Beyond the Moon, from the upcoming film HELLO AGAIN. The song was written specifica…

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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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