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Oscar Winners and a 94% Score on Rotten Tomatoes: The New Disney+ Series to Watch

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Disney may be chiseling away at Disney Plus’s entertainment library, but one bold story based on an acclaimed novel might compensate for lost content. An enthralling telling of a teen boy swimming upstream in a culture that never felt like home, the new Disney Plus series features Ke Huy Quan and Michelle Yeoh, who enchanted audiences in the Oscar-winning film Everything ...

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Shang-Chi Speaks Sign Language With Guest

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We’ve seen several Cast Members (including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the Frozen character Queen Anna) using sign language to speak with deaf Disney Guests during some recent meet and greets. Now, a Marvel superhero has joined in and begun providing this extra-special and emotionally-moving service to Guests in the deaf community who are usually made to feel left out! ...

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‘Shang-Chi’ Actor Thanks the Company That Fired Him

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Ten years ago on April 12, actor Simu Liu was fired from an accounting job that he hated. While struggling in the aftermath, the young college graduate started acting as an extra in films — and a whole new career began, leading to a starring role on the beloved series Kim’s Convenience and a blockbuster Marvel role as Shang-Chi. Simu ...

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Simu Liu Joins the ‘Barbie’ Movie

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Shang-Chi actor Simu Liu is taking his character’s love of accessorizing with rings (ten of them, to be precise) and switching it to a love of accessorizing with Barbie dolls — maybe! The actor is in negotiations to join the A-list cast of an upcoming Barbie movie, according to Hollywood Reporter. Although celebrity negotiations can go sideways right up until someone ...

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Disney and Marvel Movies Head to the Oscars

As awards season has continued, the Disney movies or Pixar movies that have been taking the lead are the 2021 movies Encanto, Cruella, Luca, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings. Now that the nominations for the 94th Academy Awards were just announced, we know that Encanto, Cruella, and Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings are all in the running ...

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Awkwafina Responds to “Blaccent” Accusations after NAACP Nomination


Cancel culture has come into play once again as Awkwafina, an Asian American actress who has become a staple for Disney and Marvel in recent years (after starring in hits like the 2018 movies Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s Eight), faces a new wave of criticism for her “blaccent” after being nominated for an NAACP Image Award. The NAACP Awards ...

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Simu Liu’s Book Cover Is Revealed

Until two years ago, Simu Liu was best known as Jung Kim on Kim’s Convenience, a Canadian series on Netflix about a Korean immigrant family running a small convenience store. But once Simu Liu was cast to play Shang-Chi, the first Asian superhero leading a Marvel movie, he became a household name — and now Marvel star Simu Liu is ...

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Disney and Marvel Movies Receive ADG Award Nominations For Production Design


Most Disney fans have already seen Encanto since it premiered in November in theaters and premiered on Disney+ on Christmas Eve, and many Disney fans will also know that the movie has been breaking records and receiving awards as the awards show season continues! Encanto has already won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, been nominated for nine Annie ...

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‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Receives More Award Nominations


While the Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Encanto has been stealing the show lately with multiple Annie Award nominations, a soundtrack that’s beaten Frozen‘s record, and the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature under its belt, it seems easy to forget about the 2021 animated movie Raya and the Last Dragon on Disney+. However, Raya, Sisu, and their friends refuse to ...

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Gemma Chan and ‘Shang-Chi’ Actors Win Gold List Awards


The movie Crazy Rich Asians made headlines when it premiered in 2018 because it was the first movie with a predominantly-Chinese cast from a major studio in over 20 years. That news sparked a conscious effort in the moviemaking industry to start focusing more on Asian stories and Asian filmmakers (including actors), with one result being the Gold List. The Gold ...

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