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By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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‘The Lion King’ trailer second to ‘Infinity War’ record with almost 225 million views

Director Jon Favreau kicked off the Marvel Universe success with Iron Man, then made The Jungle Book into a live-action hit and now takes a turn at one of Disney’s biggest classics: The Lion King. Disney More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Book’ set for theaters late November, then on Netflix

Not much has been known the Andy Serkis Jungle Book project, now titled Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Book, after Netflix picked up the rights to the film from Warner Bros. With a new trailer and poster for the More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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‘Mulan’ sets Jason Scott Lee as the villain, ‘Lady and the Tramp’ adds Justin Theroux

Disney added some new cast for two of their new projects: Jason Scott Lee, star of Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, has now joined the Mulan live-action project while Lady and the Tramp added Justin Theroux (The More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book film, ‘Mowgli’ sold to Netflix

In a strange and unprecedented move, Andy Serkis’ directorial debut, Mowgli, was purchased up by Netflix, just as it was about to receive a theatrical release from Warner Brothers this fall, reports The More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
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‘Mowgli’ trailer confirms the ‘darkest telling’ of Kipling’s classic

Disney will have to share the Jungle Book legacy as Mowgli by Andy Serkis is also based on Rudyard Kipling’s 19th Century tale of the man-cub that grew up among animals of the jungle in India. The first trailer More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Chance the Rapper joins ‘Kanye movement’ saying ‘Black people don’t have to be democrats’: the Internet implodes

Liberals and leftists are not tolerant of support for President Trump, not even even remotely, and Kanye West’s recent supportive remarks have set a flurry of chaos across the Internet and may have prompted More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Lucasfilm hires Jon Favreau to write and produce live-action ‘Star Wars’ TV series

The director behind Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Jungle Book, Zathura, and Elf has been hired to write and executive produce a new live-action Star Wars television series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Disney teases live-action Winnie the Pooh with ‘Christopher Robin’ poster

Disney is ramping up their promotions and a live-action Winnie the Pooh movie Christopher Robin gets a poster with a teaser trailer due today. While not called a remake, this movie is very much in line with Disney’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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New ‘Lion King’ live-action film will have four songs from original, one new Elton John, Beyonce song for the credits

The Jungle Book placed fifth in the top ten highest-grossing films of 2016,  Beauty and the Beast was the second highest-grossing movie of last year, so a Lion King project seems poised for great success. According More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Ridley Scott rumored for Disney’s ‘Merlin Saga’ as Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will direct ‘Sword and the Stone’ live-action

Famous director Ridley Scott may have turned 80, but the Gladiator creator may be busier than ever, rumored to be taking on Disney’s  adaptation of The Merlin Saga, which follows the legendary wizard as More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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First look at ‘Titans’: Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly as Hawk and Dove, Brenton Thwaites as Robin

Fans are getting more details and a first look at the new show Titans, particularly Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly suited up as Hank Hall aka Hawk and Dawn Granger aka Dove. Ritchson and Kelly star in the series More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Andy Serkis’ ‘Jungle Book Origins’ will be called ‘Mowgli’, still set for October

There has been a title change to Andy Serkis’ forthcoming Jungle Book: Origins project as the new Warner Bros. project based on Rudyard Kipling’s collection of stories officially has changed to Mowgli. Deadline More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Disney announces live-action ‘The Lion King’ cast: Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Disney Live Action announced the all-star cast of Jon Favreau’s new live-action version of the 1994 classic animated film, The Lion King. Ending the months of rumors comes confirmation of Beyoncé, Donald More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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D23 live-action ‘Lion King’ footage brings some fans to tears, Hugh Jackman rumored to voice Scar

Is Lion King like Star Wars for some fans? One fan site made link after witnessing the amazing live-action footage previewed at D23. Directed by Jon Favreau, who helmed the fantastic re-imagining of The Jungle Book, More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Andy Serkis says ‘Jungle Book Origins’ is more ‘savage’ ‘no songs’ ‘not meant for families’

Andy Serkis teased his big screen adaptation of The Jungle Book during the promotion of the climax of the Caesar centric Planet of the Apes series: War for the Planet of the Apes. Serkis describes a film, titled More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Andy Serkis says Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan in ‘Jungle Book Origins’ is ‘really scary’

Andy Serkis’s upcoming film Jungle Book: Origins will have Benedict Cumberbatch lending his voice for Shere Khan. Serkis will also voice Baloo’s character in the film based on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Disney seeking Will Smith, Tom Hanks to join Tim Burton’s live-action ‘Dumbo’ film

Disney’s live-action adaptation list is rather long, with Beauty and the Beast arriving in a couple of months and Lion King indeed moving forward with The Jungle Book‘s Jon Favreau directing. Now Disney More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Jon Favreau explains ‘Lion King’ live-action adaptation linking to the animated classic

Disney has tapped into incredible success with live-action adaptation of their classic animated films and Lion King will be one of the biggest projects coming up for the studio. Hiring Jungle Book director Jon Favreau More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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‘Jungle Book’ 2: Director Jon Favreau confirms focus is the story, connecting to the first film

After a blockbuster with the live-action Jungle Book, Disney has already given the green light for a sequel and director Jon Favreau spoke about the process and teased the second film. Favreau made it very clear More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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New live action ‘Lion King’ film with Jon Favreau, adds ‘Catch Me If You Can’ writer

Deadline broke the news that Jeff Nathanson has been hired to write the screenplay for Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic, The Lion King. The new film will be directed by Jon Favreau, More...


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