In addition, Iger confirmed that Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII. The film, which continues the saga after the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is set for release on May 26, 2017 — forty years and a day after the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977. Johnson is widely considered one of cinema’s most gifted young filmmakers, having directed the modern sci-fi classic, Looper, as well as Brick and The Brothers Bloom. He was also behind the camera for three episodes of the critically-acclaimed TV series Breaking Bad, including...
The 87th Oscars begin tonight at 4pm PST on ABC. Like the Grammys' we're creating an open thread here on the homepage to talk about the awards, the winners, and all of that jazz. All of the nominees can be found here.
We posted a while back about the film Bridge and Tunnel. It's the movie with the soundtrack that includes John Nolan, Vinnie Caruana, Bayside, and a score by Ryan Hunter of Envy on the Coast. Anyway, the movie will be streaming online for one day only (tomorrow), for free. It'll go up at midnight if you'd like to see it.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rob Cavallo have written a musical based on the movie School Of Rock. It will debut fall next year on Broadway.
School of Rock — The Musical, based on the 2003 film of the same name starring Jack Black, will have its world premiere on Broadway. Performances are slated to begin Nov. 2, 2015, at the Winter Garden Theatre.
Sony Pictures has decided to cancel the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" after major theaters said they wouldn't screen the movie. "We have decided not to move forward with the planned December 25 theatrical release of 'The Interview,'" the company said in a statement.
Head to the replies to see the trailer for Jurassic World, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Make sure to check out the thread in our Entertainment Forum, where I assume everyone is discussing Chris Pratt's leather vest.
James Franco and his band Daddy will be releasing a Smiths inspired film and album called Let Me Get What I Want. The coolest part? Franco got Andy Rourke of The Smiths to play on every song. You can watch their new video for "This Charming Man" over on Vice.
Disney officially announced today that principal photography has been completed on JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Wars movie, and that the film will be titled, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Join the discussion in our Star Wars thread for plenty of knee jerk reactions and lots of people trying to multi-quote with their minds.
Marvel has announced a slew of movies for their universe from now until we're all retired. Hit the replies to see all of them (including the DC movies) and plan the next 6 years of your comic book character loving lives accordingly.
All in, there are 80 million homes that do not have HBO and we will use all means at our disposal to go after them," he said. Plepler described broadband-only homes as "a large and growing opportunity that should no longer be left untapped. It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO." Until today's surprise announcement, HBO had long resisted splitting off from its lucrative deals with cable providers. The company clearly doesn't want to anger partners like Comcast; in the same press release revealing its plans for a standalone service, HBO emphasizes there are still...
"The 40th anniversary of the Ramones is coming up in 2016, that's when the first album came out. So we have a lot of projects leading up to that. We're looking at a documentary on the Ramones, we just secured a ton of footage, much of which has never been seen before," he says. "It came from the Ramones on the road over the years in the Seventies and a little bit in the Eighties, from a gentleman who had shot them, his name is George Seminara." The documentary is just one of several projects in the works. Among the others are a theatrical play, a book and a film, which already has Oscar-winning director Martin...
Donald Glover has been cast as the voice of Ultimate Spider-Man Miles Morales for the Disney XD animated series.
"He meets someone who is his hero, and that comes across completely in Donald's performance," Stephen Wacker, Marvel Television's vice president of current animation, tells the newspaper. "He's got a real warmth that suits the character really, really well. If you've read Miles Morales comics, Donald's voice nails what you've been reading."
A new Power Rangers movie is coming. It's morphin time!
The Power Rangers stories and characters have been embraced by generations of audiences for more than 20 years, and today they are more powerful than ever. We have the ideal partner and the perfect brand with which to create a motion picture event that will resonate with moviegoers around the world for years to come.
"Curating the soundtrack for such a hotly-anticipated film was a challenge, but I jumped at the chance," Lorde said in a press release. "The cast and story are an inspiration for all musicians participating and, as someone with cinematic leanings, being privy to a different creative process has been a unique experience. I think the soundtrack is definitely going to surprise people."