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'Code 8' Spinoff Series Set for New Quibi Platform

It was announced earlier today that a Code 8 spinoff is in the works at Quibi. Launching on April 6, 2020, Quibi is a short-form video platform backed by major studios like Sony Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., and more! The Code 8 spinoff has yet to be named (I volunteer Code 9), but takes place a few years […]

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Dani Fernandez From 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' and Roy Wood Jr. from 'The Daily Show' to Star in HBO Max Comedy '1% Happy'

It was announced earlier today that new comedy series 1% Happy will be coming to the new subscription service HBO Max! Starring Dani Fernandez from Ralph Breaks the Internet and Roy Wood Jr. from The Daily Show, the single-camera series will follow a young, clinically depressed woman visiting a weekly support group after reuniting with her distant father. Fernandez and […]

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‘Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’ Series Headed to Disney Channel

Disney Channel has ordered Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, an original animated series based on Marvel’s hit comic books, from Disney Television Animation. Executive produced by Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland’s Cinema Gypsy Productions (ABC’s Black-ish), Marvel Animation & Family Entertainment, and Emmy® Award-winner Steve Loter (Disney’s Kim Possible), the series follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her ten-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. After Lunella accidentally brings Devil Dinosaur into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the duo works together to protect the city’s Lower East Side from danger. The news was announced yesterday by Laurence Fishburne during Disney Television Animation’s panel at Disney’s D23 Expo. Fishburne said, “As an avid comic book fan, I am […]

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SDCC 2019: First Look at Infinity Train

The internet has a really good way of taking something and hyping it up.  This was the case a couple of years ago when a pilot for a show was dropped.  It was called Infinity Train and featured a courageous young girl, an interesting looking robot, and a corgi king.  The artwork was charming and the pilot was intriguing, and […]

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SDCC 2019: Mahershala Ali Will Play Blade in Marvel Reboot

Marvel can’t get enough of Mahershala Ali. This time, Marvel will have the two-time Oscar winner’s face on the big screen as the baddest vampire hunter in town, Blade. After taking a turn as the villain Cottonmouth in Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix, and flexing his vocals for the role of the Prowler in the Oscar winning animated film Spider-Man: […]

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Awkwafina Reportedly in Talks to voice Scuttle in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s Eight star, Awkwafina, is in early talks to voice the knickknack collecting seagull, Scuttle, in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. This potential casting news comes a few days after it was revealed that Melissa McCarthy is in the early stages of negotiations to play the wicked sea witch, […]

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Melissa McCarthy in Early Talks to Play Ursula the Sea Witch in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

With a string of television and film credits to her name, including two Academy Award nominations, Melissa McCarthy is in talks to star as the villainess Ursula in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. According to Variety, sources have said that the deal has not been completed. This is the first piece of news about the much buzzed about […]

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Disney Releases Extended TV Spot for ‘The Lion King’

Disney’s The Lion King has released an extended TV spot featuring the voices of Donald Glover (Simba) and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), performing the iconic song, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”. Check out the TV spot below: Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King […]