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McCrary and Wright Joseph Grace Their Presence in DC

It was the year 1994 that the epic Disney movie The Lion King roared its way into our lives. The story, the songs, the magic still resonates with us today. This weekend, we get to experience the magnificent adventure of Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumbaa and the mighty Mufasa all over again with an updated version of the movie. I recently sat down with the youngest stars of the movie, JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph play the young Simba and Nala. We talked about feeling the love that is The Lion King.

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Pedro Pascal Heads Cast of The Mandalorian!

Lucasfilm has announced the cast for its TV series The Mandalorian – and revealed that Pedro Pascal is the Deadly Gunfighter lead in the show.

Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Emily Swallow and Omid Ahtabi join the previously announced Gina Carano, Werner Herzog and Nick Nolte to round out the core cast.
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El Rey’s The Director’s Chair Returns with Frank Darabont and Jon Favreau!

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El Rey’s The Director’s Chair returns with a two-hour special featuring The Walking Dead’s Frank Darabont and The Jungle Book’s Jon Favreau.

Join host Robert Rodriguez as he explores the film careers of these two acclaimed directors  on Sunday, September 25th (8/7C). For more, follow the jump.

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Green Trailer: The Jungle Book!

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Disney’s live-action The Jungle Book has a spiffy new teaser trailer – giving us a look at the world in which Mowgli thrives. We get first looks at some of the boy’s friends and enemies – Baloo, Shere Khan, Kaa, Bagheera and King Louis.

Take a peek at Rudyard Kipling’s famous characters as imagined by writer Justin Mark and director Jon Favreau following the jump. The Jungle Book will be in theaters on April 15, 2016.

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Cowboys & Aliens is Exactly What It Says on the Tin – Nothing More; Nothing Less!

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Movies don’t get more high concept than Cowboys & Aliens. Like Snakes on a Plane, Jon Favreau’s new film delivers precisely what it promises. Therein lies the problem.

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Jon Favreau Has Fun Interviewing Harrison Ford for Cowboys & Aliens!

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You know those generic interviews you get for almost every movie that actually gets released? Well, Jon Favreau decided that it might be fun to conduct those interviews and make them a little bit less generic. The result is a series of two-to-three minute interviews with Cowboys & Aliens star Harrison Ford that are anything but.

Check them out following the jump. Some language might be NSFW.

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