‘Logan’ Director James Mangold Wants to Make an X-23 Spinoff (19 Feb 2017)

Hugh Jackman‘s Logan is the undisputed star of Logan (you know, as indicated by the title), but its resident scene-stealer is definitely Laura, a.k.a. X-23. As played by 11-year-old Dafne Keen, she’s a force of nature who’s more than capable of holding her own against veteran X-Men like Wolverine and Professor X. I’ve got a strong feeling she’ll […]
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‘The Batman’: Negotiations Break Down Between Studio and Director Matt Reeves (19 Feb 2017)


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Donald Glover to Play Simba in Live Action ‘Lion King’ (19 Feb 2017)

Donald Glover will play Simba in Disney’s live action “Lion King,” The Wrap has learned. I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba pic.twitter.com/wUYKixMBJI — Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 18, 2017 The director also revealed on twitter that James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa, the father role he played in the 1994 animated original. Looking forward to working with this legend. #Mufasa pic.twitter.com/1LszbWrcYT — Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 18, 2017 After the success of Favreau’s “The Jungle Book,” the director is teaming up with Disney to create a live-action version of “The Lion King. »
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Angela Lansbury Joins Emily Blunt in Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ (19 Feb 2017)

Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep. It is directed and produced by Rob Marshall and will be set in the 1930’s Depression-era London. Michael and Jane are now grown up. Michael (Ben Whishaw) lives with his three children and their housekeeper, but when he suffers a personal loss, enigmatic Nanny Mary Poppins (Blunt) re-enters their lives. The film is produced by Marshall, John DeLuca (“Chicago”) and Marc Platt (“La La Land”). The screenplay is by David Magee (“Life of Pi”) based on the “Mary Poppins” stories by P. »
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‘Last Jedi’ Title Translations Reveal There Are Multiple Jedi (19 Feb 2017)

The international titles for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” appear to confirm that said “Jedi” are in fact plural. The official Star Wars twitter accounts of France, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Italy, and more revealed the titles in their respective languages — all of them calling out multiple Jedi. Because of this development, we now know that the title is supposed to mean more than one Jedi, as in, Luke and Rey… and maybe even more of masters of the Force.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Title Confirmed To Be Plural, And Fans Are Freaking Out (19 Feb 2017)

After much speculation, we now know that the title for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is referring to multiple individuals. Because Jedi is both the singular and plural form of the word, there was a debate about how many Jedi were being referred to in the title for “Episode VIII”. Finally, foreign-language posters let the cat […] »
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John McCain on Trump’s Media Evisceration: ‘That’s How Dictators Get Started’ (Video) (19 Feb 2017)

While Donald Trump was gearing up to lambaste the media to his supporters at a Florida rally on Sunday, Sen. John McCain was telling NBC News’ Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press” that dictators “get started by suppressing free press.” The well-respected Arizona Republican has been a frequent critic of the new Potus, particularly with issues involving foreign policy and national security. His continued denigration of the media has come under frequent fire from both the left and the right, as it is an essential element of a democratic society. “I hate the press,” McCain said, joking with Todd. “I hate. »
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Justin Timberlake Reveals the Secret to His Oscar Song From ‘Trolls’ (Exclusive Video) (19 Feb 2017)

The Justin Timberlake song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” has already topped the charts in more than a dozen countries and won the Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media, in which he competed against songs by Peter Gabriel, Shakira and Pink, among others. Now it faces its toughest task of all: taking down “La La Land” in the Oscar race for Best Original Song. That’s a tall order. Timberlake explains in a video premiering exclusively at TheWrap that he wasn’t originally sure he and co-writers Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster (Shellback) would be able to pull off a. »
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Trump Pummels the Press at Florida Rally, Twitter Reacts (19 Feb 2017)

Donald Trump took his “make America safe” message to Melbourne, Florida Saturday to rally support for his agenda and, while he was there, once again attempt to squish the media under his thumb. Just a month into his turbulent presidency, Trump spoke in front of an estimated 9,000 of his supporters in what many on social media are calling a campaign-like rally. Among his apparent objectives were blasting international trade, slamming the judges who ruled his travel ban as unconstitutional and, oh yeah, focusing his ire once again (yawn) at the media. “I want to speak to you without the filter. »
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