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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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D23: ‘The Mandalorian’ trailer, Ming-Na Wen cast, new poster

The first live-action Star Wars series is coming to Disney+ this fall is The Mandalorian and fans at teh D23 Expo got a big tease and the trailer is below. Created by Jon Favreau, director of Iron Man, the new Star More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Rian Johnson promises more ‘essence’ of ‘Star Wars’ with new trilogy

Rian Johnson‘s next movie is this year’s ensemble mystery Knives Out, but after that, he’ll be returning for his new Star Wars trilogy. Johnson’s trilogy remains cloaked in secrecy, fans can be certain More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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‘Obi-Wan’ TV series with Ewan McGregor set for Disney Plus

Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a brand-new Disney+ series. THR has reported that McGregor is “in negotiations to reprise the role in a Kenobi-centered series for Disney+,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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‘The Mandalorian’: George Lucas advice, casting details, early footage

As Disney Plus+ news will certainly drop at D23, let’s catch up on The Mandalorian, a Star Wars spin-off set to debut on the new steaming service as part of the big ramp up. Series creator Jon Favreau recently More...

By Rob Weidow On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Review: A charming sequel for all ages

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is a sequel to the 2016 movie of the same name. In this sequel, Louis C.K. has been replaced by Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, A.P. Bio) as the voice of Max. Returning is Eric Stonestreet More...

By Rob Weidow On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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‘Trial By Fire’ Review: A father falsely executed is the theme of this Cameron Todd Willingham story

Trial by Fire is the latest movie from Academy Award winning director Edward Zwick (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Blood Diamond). The movie brings us to the small Texas town of Corsicana on December 23, 1991. It More...

By Taylor Reed On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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‘Ripley’s Believe it or Not’ at Megacon Orlando

Believe it or not, FanExpo is wanting to give every guest at MegaCon Orlando the experience of a lifetime. With a celebrity guest list like no other and artist alley full of upcoming and popular artists, MegaCon More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 12th, 2019
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‘Star Wars 9’: First poster, trailer, photos, will be titled ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams revealed the first look at the Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago today. The final film in the new Star Wars sequel trilogy and the last film More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ criticized over portraying people with disabilities as evil or ‘creepy’

Playing two roles in Jordan Peele’s new horror film, Us, Lupita Nyong’o used a disability to create the “creepy voice” for Adelaide Wilson’s doppelgänger. “I was inspired by the condition spasmodic More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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‘The Mandalorian’ will have Werner Herzog in as a ‘real villain’ with Taika Waititi voicing IG-88

The upcoming live-action Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian will feature some interesting cast moves. Legendary German director Werner Herzog has been set, playing a villain of sorts in the new Disney+ series. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Remembering Ronald Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ speech on anti-missile defense

On March 23, 1983 President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation to announce that the United States would embark on a program to develop antimissile technology. Reagan asserted that the move would make the country More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World’ wraps up the trilogy on a down note

While the story is simple, Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired bounty hunter named Grimmel gets to the pet dragon first, More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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‘Dune’ adds more all-star cast: Oscar Isaac, Zendaya, Javier Bardem

Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Blade Runner 2049) will be handling the reboot of Dune and is adding a ton of big name talent. Oscar Isaac stars as Poe Dameron in the new Star Wars films and will now join Oscar-nominee Timothée More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Taika Waititi discusses directing an episode of ‘The Mandalorian,’ the tone and love for Boba Fett

At today’s FX TCA today, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi talked aobut directing an episode of Disney+ Star Wars streaming series The Mandalorian, being led by Iron Man director Jon Favreau. Waititi More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Richard E Grant will be a new character in ‘Star Wars 9’

Fans are eagerly hoping for some Star Wars 9 details, an official title, poster or teaser — something. Now, news comes that Richard E. Grant may simply be playing a new character in J.J. Abrams film, after More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘Mortal Engines’ is a visually stunning ‘Star Wars’ ‘Hunger Games’ ‘Transformers’ amalgam, set to be ‘Rocky Horror’

Set hundreds of years after the “Sixty Minute War” has plundered the world and forced mankind to adapt to a harsh new reality, Mortal Engines plunges us into a steampunk version of David vs. Goliath where More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Disney’s streaming services: Disney ‘plus’ will have Tom Hiddleston in ‘Loki’ series, ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Rogue One’ prequel

Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service has an official name: Disney+. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed the official name, logo and new platform details today on the company earning call. Iger More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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‘Star Wars 9’ adds Dominic Monaghan, re-uniting JJ Abrams with the ‘Lost’ star

Star Wars Episode IX director, J.J. Abrams is reuniting with a Lost star, Dominic Monaghan, who is joining the cast of the new Star Wars film. Deadline reports the news and Monaghan said: “The galaxy far far More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot voices Street Racer Shank in ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

In a clear homage to her role in Fast & Furious movies playing street racer Gisele, Gal Gadot will go from playing Wonder Woman to a speed racer role in the Wreck-It Ralph sequel. Ralph Breaks the Internet: More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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‘Star Wars 9’: Mark Hamill says it’s ‘Bittersweet’ to return as Luke without Carrie Fisher

Just after details emerged to confirm the Star Wars: Episode IX cast and the start of production, Mark Hamill took to Twitter to express that it’s “bittersweet” to head into this “final chapter” More...


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