‘Mulan’ Moves to Disney+, Though Theatrical Dates Are Still Planned for Open Markets

Niki Caro‘s “Mulan” has found a new home, sort of. After being pushed off its originally planned March 27 release date in mid-March due to burgeoning fears about the global pandemic, Disney eventually opted to lock the live-action “Mulan” in for a July 24 release date, later pushing even further back to an August 21 […]

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‘Away’: The Cast of Netflix’s Astronaut Drama Conquered Zero Gravity ‘Boot Camp’

Turns out that making a journey to Mars isn’t easy, even when you’re stuck on Earth. Speaking virtually at the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour on Tuesday, the cast and crew behind the upcoming Netflix drama “Away” spoke about the challenges of pulling off the scenes of the series that take place in space. […]

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Amy Adams to Star in Netflix Limited Series ‘Kings of America’ from Adam McKay

Another day, another Amy Adams project for Netflix. The streaming service has picked up “Kings of America,” a limited series set to star Amy Adams, who will also executive produce. Adam McKay (“Succession,” “Vice”) is attached to direct the first episode and will also executive produce. Per Netflix, “Kings of America” centers on the stories […]

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Do Film Critics Need Filmmaking Experience? John Cleese Says It’s Odd Most Can’t Act or Direct

How much experience should film critics have in terms of writing, acting, and/or directing? Does it make sense for people with no experience in filmmaking to be film critics? These questions have been on the mind of comedy legend and Monty Python co-founder John Cleese over the last week on social media, where he has […]

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Seth Rogen Quips: Christopher Nolan ‘Killing His Fans’ with ‘Tenet’ Pandemic Release

The upcoming release of Christopher Nolan‘s “Tenet” has been rife with debate over whether or not mounting a theatrical release in the midst of a global pandemic is a dangerous idea (read The Verge’s “Christopher Nolan Should Release ‘Tenet’ Online,” which argues a theatrical release is harmful right now). Warner Bros. originally intended to open […]

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Online Charity Poker Tournament Helps Fly Sick Children to Medical Care

Poker players of every skill level are invited to go “all in” for a good cause as Miracle Flights, the nation’s leading medical flight charity, hosts its first-ever online poker tournament on Wednesday, August 5 at 7 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. PDT. Celebrities scheduled to appear include Brad Garrett, Richard Kind, Michael Ian Black, Oksana Baiul […]

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Washington Chorus’ first Black artistic director announces virtual fall season

Dr. Eugene Rogers is the new artistic director of The Washington Chorus. (SudeepStudio.com) toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP’s Jason Fraley previews the Washington Chorus fall season The Washington Chorus is celebrating its 60th anniversary in the 2020-2021 season. Leading the way is Dr. Eugene Rogers, the organization’s first Black artistic […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Inks Television Deal with Apple

Apple has announced one of its most high-profile television deals yet: The company has inked a first-look deal with Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Appian Way Productions, which is already slated to work on one Apple TV+ project. The multi-year deal between Apple and Appian Way covers television projects and unscripted features. It follows previous partnerships between Apple […]

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Ewan McGregor to Star in Motorcycle Series for Apple TV+

Ewan McGregor has been motorcycling down and around the world for years, but now it’s time to go up. Apple TV+ has unveiled “Long Way Up,” McGregor’s third motorcycle series with Charley Boorman. Per Apple, “Long Way Up” will reunite best friends after more than a decade since their last motorbike adventure around the world. […]

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Don Hertzfeldt Announces Third ‘World of Tomorrow’ Movie with First Footage — Watch

2020 has been full of unwelcome surprises, but a great one has finally arrived: Don Hertzfeldt is working on a new “World of Tomorrow” film — the third in the franchise — and the acclaimed animator released a teaser trailer for the project on Monday morning. The animated teaser is as strikingly beautiful as it […]

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