Lacking wit, whimsey and warmth in your life? Remember how Winnie the Pooh brought all three so effortlessly?
Walt Disney Studios is bringing Pooh Bear and his friends back to save the grown-up Christopher Robin from himself – and help him see the life that’s going on right in front of his eyes.
Disney has released a four-minute sneak peek/sizzle roll from Christopher Robin (opening everywhere on August 3rd) to remind us all that without the aforementioned wit, whimsey and warmth, life isn’t really life at all.
Marvel Studios began celebrations for the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s tenth anniversary with a get together for a reception and class photo.
Plus, the studio launched the Marvel 10-Year Sweepstakes – which will take place across social media and last for five weeks, from February 8 to March 15. Each week of the sweepstakes features a different Marvel Cinematic Universe film. Fans can post a photo of themselves on Twitter or Instagram and/or tweet their favorite personal memory from the film of the week using the film hashtag and #Marvel10YearSweepstakes to be entered for a chance to win.
Starz and BBC are partnering to co-produce a four-hour adaptation of E.M. Forster’s classic novel Howard’s End from Manchester By The Sea writer/director Kenneth Lonergan. Lonergan will script the adaptation which will be directed by Hettie Macdonald (Fortitude, Doctor Who).
Haley Atwell, Matthew Macfayden and Tracey Ullman have joined the cast.
In Conviction, a former president’s daughter is blackmailed into heading up a team to look into possible wrongful convictions by an ambitious DA. The team’s first case is a young black man who was convicted of killing his girlfriend eight years before.