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Oscar Winners Set to Direct New Disney Franchise Feature

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Have you wondered what it might take to direct a Disney franchise feature? Apparently, winning an Oscar gets you major brownie points and opens doors for precisely this kind of opportunity. Disney recently announced a slowdown in content production and a change of creative strategy, and Disney CEO Bob Iger shared that they wanted to focus on “quality over quantity” ...

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Disney/MCU Oscar-Nominated Actor Feels ‘Cheated’ By His Pay and Work

Disney/MCU Actor Feels Cheated

Our natural inclination is to believe that every person we see in movies and on television must live a glamorous lifestyle filled with expensive homes and private jets. Especially veteran actors who the audience recognizes from several different projects. Those people must be well off, right? It turns out that the audience’s view of the fabulous lifestyle of a veteran ...

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‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Star Wars’ Actor, Paul Grant, Dead at 56

Harry Potter Goblins, Star Wars Ewoks

When it comes to fandoms, fewer are larger than the ones inhabited by Disney fans, Star Wars fans, and Harry Potter fans. The fantastical worlds created by Disney, LucasFilm, and J.K. Rowling have transported fans to otherworldly locations, letting them live their wildest fantasies. Star Wars introduced us to the adorable Ewoks. Harry Potter brought goblins to life in a whole new way. While ...

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Disney Celebrity Makes Surprising Career Choice

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TV shows are often cancelled — sometimes, in the sad case of this Disney+ Willow reboot, after only one season — so it’s always a pleasant surprise when a television show sticks around. To stick around for more than 30 seasons, however? That’s really saying something! The show Dancing With The Stars holds that coveted title, and now the show is going through some ...

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Disney Shocker! Prominent Executive Exits After 17 Years!

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During his first 15 years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger brought the company to the top of the entertainment industry through a number of smart purchases. In 2006, Disney purchased Pixar Animation Studios and the pair has since gone on to create some of the most memorable movies of all time, including UP, Inside Out, and Coco. Then, in ...

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‘Hocus Pocus’ Star Reveals Original Cast “Weren’t Invited” Back For Sequel

Hocus Pocus, Max, Dani, Allison

In 1993, Disney released the spooktacular live-action film Hocus Pocus. Hocus Pocus starred Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker as Winifred, Mary, and Sarah Sanderson. The three witch sisters are brought back from the dead after the virginal teenager Max Dennison lights the Black Flame Candle. The film was released in the summer of 1993 and was a theatrical flop. ...

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Disney Alarms Fans With Massive Round of Delays

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It will be no surprise to many Disney fans to hear that Disney has been going through some pretty dramatic shake-ups in recent months (with the ousting of now-former Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek and the reinstatement of formerly-retired Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger being a big standout in Disney history). CEO Bob Iger has wasted no time ...

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‘Percy Jackson’, ‘Lost’ Star Lance Reddick Dead at 60

Lance Reddick Lost ABC

Sad breaking news coming out of Hollywood this evening. According to multiple reports, Lost and Percy Jackson and the Olympians star, acclaimed actor Lance Reddick, died suddenly at the age of 60. Reddick has been a staple actor in the entertainment industry for more than 25 years and has more than one hundred acting credits to his name. Most notably, Reddick played Charon ...

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When Trolls Strike, Josh Gad to the Rescue

Josh Gad Defends Mermaid Casting

Internet trolls have been having a field day lately with Disney. It started with the casting of Halle Bailey, who is African American, in the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid. The backlash continued with the casting of Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell in Peter Pan and Wendy. Fan backlash even struck the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the casting of ...

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