Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Strange Magic – a ‘madcap fairy tale musical inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ will be the company’s first theatrical release since the company was acquired by Disney.
Strange Magic stars an amazing voice cast – Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristen Chenowith, Maya Rudolph and Peter Stormare among them – and will be released through Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. For details, follow the jump.
Continue reading First Look: Strange Magic
Sony Pictures Entertainment is showing its admiration and respect for veterans and military personnel by providing free admission the its film Fury at select theaters.
Veterans and military personnel with appropriate identification will be given free admission to Fury all day tomorrow, November 11th. Follow the jump for details.
Continue reading Fury Celebrates Veterans’ Day/Remembrance Day with Free Admissions for Veterans and Military Personnel!
In a Marvel Studios online event today, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige set down the dates for Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Captain America: Civil War on May 6, 2016.
Follow the jump for dates:
Continue reading Marvel Sets Release Dates for Phase 3!
XPRIZE has found six real-life counterparts to Disney’s Big Hero 6. The six are winners of a contest – open to people between eight and seventeen years old – that selected winners on the basis of innovation through the use of science, technology, engineering, art and/or mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.).
The winners were: Kamran Ansari, age 9, Jasmyne Mendoza, age 11, Dominick Quaye, age 12, Chase Lewis, age 15, Carolyn Mennecke, age 17, and Kelsey Ann Murobayshi, age 17. They will travel to Los Angeles where they will walk the red carpet at the Big Hero 6 premiere – and meet the creative minds at Disney Imagineering.
You can read about their winning ideas following the jump. Big Hero 6 will open on November 7th.
Continue reading XPRIZE Brings Together Real-Life Big Hero 6 For November Movie Premiere!
Moana, ‘a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ quest, is scheduled to be the late winter, 2016, release from the Walt Disney animation Studios.
Rod Clements and John Musker – of Aladdian and The Princess and the Frog – are directing the project about Moana, a born navigator who sets sail in search of a legendary island.
Details follow the jump.
Continue reading Disney Floats Moana!
The Cold War is back!
Steven Spielberg has begun shooting his currently untitled spy thriller starring Tom Hanks. The film is based on the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who was given the assignment of negotiating the release of an American U-2 pilot.
Details, such as they are, follow the jump. The film will premiere on October 16th, 2015.
Continue reading Spielberg, Hanks Begin Shooting Untitled Spy Thriller!
The Calgary International Film Festival has released its list of award winners – and Whiplash has won taken the Audience Choice Narrative award, as the festival reached record attendance of nearly 28, 869. That’s a 42% increase from last year’s 20,000 attendees.
For complete list of award winners and more, check out the festival’s press release following the jump.
Continue reading CIFF: Whiplash Takes Audience Choice Narrative Award; Festival Sets Attendance Record!
Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. have announced that Interstellar will be released in three formats – 70mm IMAX® film, 70mm film and 35mm – two days early, on November 5th.
A new exploratory experience, the Interstellar Google Space Hunt, has also been released to give the curious a chance to explore the world of Interstellar.
For detail, follow the jump.
Continue reading Interstellar Google Space Hunt Released Alongside News of Early Screenings!
And the posters for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar just keep on coming… Also, they’re genuinely beautiful, while still telling us next to nothing about the actual movie. Check out the other two after the jump.
Interstellar is in theaters on November 7th.
Continue reading Interstellar’s Three Gorgeous New Posters!
Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench will be honored at the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles® Jaguar Britannia Awards – to be presented on Thursday, October 30th and airing on BBC America on Sunday, November 2nd (9/8C).
Robert Downey Jr. is the recipient of this year’s Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film; Mark Ruffalo will receive this year’s Britannia Humanitarian Award; Emma Watson is the recipient of The Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year; Mike Leigh is set to receive The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing, and Dame Judi Dench has been awarded the 2014 Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment.
Rob Brydon (pictured, The Trip To Italy) will once again host the show. For further details, follow the jump.
Continue reading BAFTA Los Angeles Names First 2014 Award Honorees!