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Disney’s Aladdin Begins Production! Will Smith Posts Selfie with Principal Cast!

On the set of Disney’s Aladdin – Will Smith as Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar – Photo courtesy of Will Smith/Disney.

Production has begun on Walt Disney Studios’ live-action musical Aladdin, starring Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, and Marwan Kenari as Jafar.

Aladdin is directed by Guy Ritchie.

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Countdown to Force Friday II Begins!

Disney and Lucasfilm today kicked off the countdown to Force Friday II, the global event celebrating the launch of the products from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with an AR surprise for Star Wars fans around the world.

Fans within a mile of 20 global landmarks simply open the Star Wars App, select Find the Force and point their phone to the sky to see a short augmented reality scene unfold. The 10-second animation shows a Star Destroyer loom over key landmarks as two TIE Fighters shoot past into the distance.

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Focus Features Takes Trio of Its Classic Films To Facebook! #FOCUSFRIDAYS

Beginning Friday, August 25th, Focus Features will stream one of three classic films – The Motorcycle Diaries, The Constant Gardner and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – on Facebook each Friday, as part of the company’s 15th Anniversary celebrations.

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Star Wars’ Force Friday II Goes AR!

Last year’s Star Wars Force friday went so well, they’re doing it again!

Find the Force, a global augmented reality (AR) event rolling out on Force Friday II (September 1) to commemorate the worldwide launch of new products inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

On September 1st, fans will reveal a new The Last Jedi character via social media – and a new product line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will launch globally at 12:01 AM. And that’s just the beginning…

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Mary, Queen of Scots Begins Production!

Production has begun on Mary, Queen of Scots – starring Saoirse Ronan as Mary and Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I.

Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne – but Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1…
Written by Beau Willimon and directed by Josie Rourke, Mary, Queen of Scots is slated for a 2018 release.

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Teen Choice 2017: Teens Exhibit Wide Range of Favorites!

TEEN CHOICE 2017: French Montana performs onstage at TEEN CHOICE 2017 – Photo by Frank Micelotta/Courtesy of FOX.

North America’s adolescents have made their voice heard – Teen Choice 2017 surfboards were handed out to a host of movies, TV shows, actors, actresses, digital stars, singers and musicians during the two-hour special on FOX.

Some of the winners came as a surprise: Riverdale (Choice TV Drama, Choice Breakthrough Series), Dwayne Johnson (Choice Fantasy Movie Actor); while some did not: Wonder Woman (Choice Action Movie), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Choice Sci-Fi Movie).

More than 63,000,000 votes were cast via Twitter and FOX.com.

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Lost Brigby Bear Episode Unearthed!

Lost Episode: Brigsby Bear – Vol. 23 Ep. 14: The Festival of Kindness – Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.

Brigsby Bear is one of the best films of the year – and now a lost episode of the Brigsby Bear kids’ show has been unearthed by Kyle Mooney.

Experience firsthand the newly discovered footage from James Pope’s beloved TV series and feel free to share with your friends as well!

Brigsby Bear is now playing in select theaters.

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The Wait Is Over! Introducing Deadpool 2’s Cable!

Ryan Reynolds has posted two photos of Cable (Josh Brolin) from Deadpool 2 on Twitter – and 20th Century Fox has quickly made them available for reasons that are not hard to fathom.

Brace yourselves – he comes with an incredibly unlikely sidekick! (Note the belt attachment…)

Deadpool 2 is slated to premiere on June 1, 2018.

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GKIDS and Fathom Events Present Theatrical Re-Release of Castle In The Sky!

Castle in the Sky – Cel art courtesy of GKIDS and Studio Ghibli.

GKIDS is teaming with Fathom Events to bring the Hayao Miyazaki classic Castle in the Sky to theaters for two nights – August 27 and 28.

The August 27th screening will be dubbed – with the English voice cast including Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill, Mandy Patinkin, Jim Cummings and more.

The August 28th cast will feature the Japanese voice cast’s performance and will be subtitled in English.

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James Gunn Releases Guardians’ Inferno Music Video!

James Gunn has released into the wilds of the galaxy a strange new music video featuring members of the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – a wicked wacky production of the Sneepers’ disco hit Inferno, featuring David Hasselhoff.

It has to be seen to be believed!

The Guardians’ Inferno music video will be included in the home video release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – on Digital August 8th, on Blu-ray and DVD on August 22nd.

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Fate is a Funny Old Thing Trailer: Goodbye Christopher Robin!

Will Tilston as ‘Christopher Robin Milne’ in the film Goodbye Christopher Robin. Photo by David Appleby. © 2017 Fox Searchlight Pictures

If every reader who ever loved Winnie the Pooh saw Goodbye Christopher in a theater, it would do an easy half billion.

The new trailer for the film shows the mostly lovely relationship between Alan (A.A.) Milne and his son, Christopher Robin and hints at the bits that coalesced into the classic Winnie the Pooh books.

It’s almost as delightful as the books. Goodbye Christopher Robin opens on  October 13th.

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