Filmmaker and philanthropist Abigail Disney has teamed with Killer Content to launch Level Forward, a startup studio venture that aims to focus on backing projects driven by women and persons of color. The goal is to offer creative partners a hub for producing a range of content for all platforms. The venture has $2 million […]
During /Film’s interview with screenwriter Justin Marks, creator of Starz’s new series Counterpart, we asked about his screenplay for the developing live-action Jungle Book sequel. The Jungle Book 2 was announced back in April of 2016, but we haven’t heard much on development since then. Jon Favreau is busy directing a new version of The […]
In 2013, a low-budget independent movie called Escape From Tomorrow made headlines as the first feature film to shoot at Walt Disney World without getting the proper approval from Disney beforehand. You can read Peter Sciretta’s full review here, but it’s a trippy, disorienting, disturbing piece of experimental filmmaking, showing a dark side to the “Happiest Place on Earth” […]
Louis C.K. has been scrubbed from the TV show “Gravity Falls” after he admitted to acting sexually inappropriate toward women.
Series creator and executive producer Alex Hirsch is now credited as playing C.K.’s character. read more
The iconic Fox searchlights could soon be shut off for good. On Thursday, 21st Century Fox was purchased by Disney for $52.4 billion. One of the six major Hollywood studios — the one that gave the world “The Sound of Music,” “All About Eve,” “Star Wars” and “Avatar,” legendary stars such as Shirley Temple, Marilyn…
If “The Last Jedi” holds to franchise form, then Disney will win the final six box-office weeks in 2017 — just like last year.
One alleged victim was 15. The other was abused for four years starting at the age of 11, according to the charges.
Disney has offered Rob Marshall the job of directing its live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” The studio tapped Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken last year to write the songs for the reboot of its 1989 animated hit. Miranda is also producing the film along with Marc Platt. Jane Goldman wrote the script. The original […]
Disney has found its star for the live-action version of “Mulan.” Chinese actress Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu) will play the title character in the upcoming film, which will be released in 2019!
Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox have re-started more serious discussions that could result in the owner of ABC and ESPN picking up pieces of the empire controlled by the Murdoch family, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal, while Comcast also remains interested in pursuing a potential deal. A Fox spokesperson declined […]
Eric Trump tweeted an apparent comparison of President Trump’s calling of Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” to Disney’s movie profits.
This singer isn’t going to let it go.
In this edition of Theme Park Bits: See video of the new Christmas projection-mapping on Tower of Terror. New holiday merchandise is available at the Magic Kingdom. See Disneyland’s playful Christmas nod to the old Skyway. Say goodbye to Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure. Is Stranger Things coming to Halloween Horror Nights in 2018? […]
A long time ago, in a completely different galaxy far, far away… Disney announced Thursday that it plans to release a brand-new Star Wars trilogy once the current saga wraps up — which will have different characters, but still keep the signature crawl. While there is no release date set, the movies will likely come…
Former Disney star Ross Lynch has taken on one of the toughest film assignments you can get — making a cannibalistic serial killer likable.
The character on the already-groundbreaking “Andi Mack” follows Disney’s openly-gay LeFou in “Beauty and the Beast” earlier this year.
The arc will be introduced in the second-season premiere of ‘Andi Mack,’ airing Friday. read more
Backstage at “Dancing with the Stars,” Maks Chmerkovskiy and Vanessa Lachey discuss Disney Night with Access Hollywood’s Scott Evans. And, Vanessa reveals she got distracted by her kids in the ballroom. “Dancing with the Stars” airs Mondays at 8/7c on ABC.