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The Expanded Universe Story That Led to Lucasfilm Re-Writing Star Wars Canon The Expanded Universe Story That Led to Lucasfilm Re-Writing Star Wars Canon

The acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney in 2012 eventually brought with it a huge change for Star Wars fans: The dissolution of the Expanded Universe, which had been considered as part of the saga’s vast canon for over two decades. But apparently, it was one EU moment in particular that really convinced Lucasfilm to…

Deadpool 2, The New Mutants, and Gambit All Have New Release Dates Deadpool 2, The New Mutants, and Gambit All Have New Release Dates

The months ahead were slated to be big ones for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men universe, with three different mutant-centric films on the docket. But in a surprise move, the studio has decided to switch up the timetable on when we should expect to see a certain merc with the mouth and his mutant pals.

Channing Tatum's X-Men Spinoff Gambit Has Lost Its Third Director Channing Tatum's X-Men Spinoff Gambit Has Lost Its Third Director

At any given point in time, studios are juggling multiple projects in various stages of development. With some films, the path from inception to theatrical release is a straightforward one. But for others, like Gambit, the road’s... rocky. And that film has just lost its third director.

Report: Fox Is Developing a Kitty Pryde X-Men Solo Movie Directed by Tim Miller Report: Fox Is Developing a Kitty Pryde X-Men Solo Movie Directed by Tim Miller

The ink may still be drying on the massive deal between Disney and Fox that’s bringing mutants back to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, but that doesn’t mean Fox has any plans on slowing down production on one of the last X-Men movies it may make: A spinoff starring Kitty Pryde.

White Actors Are Supposedly Being 'Tanned' to Play Parts in Disney's Live-Action Aladdin White Actors Are Supposedly Being 'Tanned' to Play Parts in Disney's Live-Action Aladdin

Disney reportedly struggled to fill its male lead for Aladdin last summer. Perhaps it was all a clever marketing ploy to get the public invested, perhaps they wanted kudos for not immediately casting a white guy instead, but eventually, the role went to Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud. Now, what to do about the…

Disney Channel Hits Copy-Paste With Latest 'Freak Chic' Musical Zombies Disney Channel Hits Copy-Paste With Latest 'Freak Chic' Musical Zombies

How much did you love Descendants, the Disney Channel teen musical where a group of magical misfits were sent to a high school for preppy elites? Well, now you’ve got Zombies, an all-new Disney Channel teen musical where a group of magical misfits are sent to a high school for preppy elites! Only this time, there’s…

Disney Passed on What Could Have Been a Great Animated Haunted Mansion TV Show Disney Passed on What Could Have Been a Great Animated Haunted Mansion TV Show

The 2003 Haunted Mansion movie stands out as pretty bad, even in a sea of middling Disney theme park ride movies—that oddly specific, yet well-populated genre. But one of the creators behind Kubo and the Two Strings pitched a pretty awesome-sounding reboot of the idea, that would’ve given it an animated twist.

The Main Cast of Kenneth Branagh's 2019 Artemis Fowl Movie Is Revealed The Main Cast of Kenneth Branagh's 2019 Artemis Fowl Movie Is Revealed

Disney just announced the full cast for a franchise it’s been developing for ages. As previously reported, Kenneth Branagh will direct Artemis Fowl, based on the popular book series by Eoin Colfer, for release on August 9, 2019. But now we know who is playing the lead, as well as the other major characters.

Beauty and the Beast Almost Left the Door Open for a Gaston-Centric Sequel Beauty and the Beast Almost Left the Door Open for a Gaston-Centric Sequel

It’s no secret that Luke Evans’ turn as Gaston in this year’s Beauty and the Beast was one of the film’s highlights. Unfortunately, the story dictates he must die a horrible death because he’s such an evil asshole. Turns out though, the team behind the film considered an intriguing alternative.

Disney's Nutcracker and the Four Realms Trailer Looks Crazy Delicious Disney's Nutcracker and the Four Realms Trailer Looks Crazy Delicious

I’ve got to tell you, I did not wake up this morning thinking that I’d be psyched for a holiday movie about The Nutcracker that doesn’t come out for another year. Lo and behold, here we are.

Here's a Sneak Peek of Donald Trump in Disney's Hall of Presidents Here's a Sneak Peek of Donald Trump in Disney's Hall of Presidents

After months of delay, Walt Disney World’s Hall of Presidents will reopen tomorrow with a controversial addition. Yes, President Donald Trump has been immortalized in robot form and will stand next to other presidents like Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. And a Disney superfan, Scott Gustin, just posted a preview

The Government Might Be Investigating The Disney-Fox Merger The Government Might Be Investigating The Disney-Fox Merger

X-Men fans might be happy about the news that Disney plans to buy a large portion of 21st Century Fox, but the Democrats on the Senate and House antitrust subcommittees aren’t as thrilled.

What Disney's Acquisition Of 21st Century Fox Means For Sports Fans What Disney's Acquisition Of 21st Century Fox Means For Sports Fans

A blockbuster media consolidation deal announced this morning sees Fox handing over nearly its entire empire to ESPN’s corporate parent Disney, with the exceptions of Fox News and the national Fox Sports networks FS1, FS2, BTN, Fox Deportes, and Fox Soccer Plus. Disney will now possess 22 Fox Sports RSNs that hold…

Disney Says the Door Is Open to Keep Deadpool's Killer Formula Disney Says the Door Is Open to Keep Deadpool's Killer Formula

Today’s announcement of Disney and Fox’s monumental deal raises a lot of questions. For example: What are the regulatory implications of dismantling one of Hollywood’s biggest film studios? But another question has to do with one of Marvel’s filthiest characters, Deadpool, who’s since become a valuable Fox asset.…

What Will Happen Now That Disney Basically Owns Hulu? What Will Happen Now That Disney Basically Owns Hulu?

Walt Disney Co. has agreed to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s holdings in a $52.4 billion deal. While the changing future of the Marvel Universe and the movie landscape, in general, is big news, this deal also changes the entire calculus of streaming services. Disney is now the proud majority owner of Hulu, and the…

Of Course The Simpsons Predicted the Disney/Fox Deal Of Course The Simpsons Predicted the Disney/Fox Deal

At this point, it shouldn’t be at all surprising that The Simpsons managed to accurately predict a wild bit of IRL news that none of us ever saw coming, but yes: The Simpsons totally called Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

What Do Porgs Taste Like?  What Do Porgs Taste Like? 

Move over Ewoks, there’s a new critter in this galaxy. Star Wars: The Last Jedi marks the debut of porgs, a species of alien birds that chill with Luke Skywalker on Ahch-To as he trains Rey in the ways of the Force. They may be cute, but we can’t help but wonder: How do they taste?

The Battle for the Throne Begins in the Incredible Black Panther International Trailer The Battle for the Throne Begins in the Incredible Black Panther International Trailer

Our latest look at Black Panther comes courtesy of Marvel Japan, and it’s jam-packed with new shots and teasers for arrival in the world of Wakanda. Most importantly, it gives us basically everyone kicking some serious butt, including T’Challa and his big rival, Killmonger.

Kelly Marie Tran's Emotional Night Was the Highlight of Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Premiere Kelly Marie Tran's Emotional Night Was the Highlight of Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Premiere

This weekend, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was unleashed on the crowds attending its world premiere in Los Angeles, which meant we got our first teases and reactions to the movie (surprise, people liked it!). But the highlight of the premiere was Kelly Marie Tran having an absolutely outstanding time.

Watch a Legendary Disney Animator Draw Ariel From The Little Mermaid in Virtual Reality Watch a Legendary Disney Animator Draw Ariel From The Little Mermaid in Virtual Reality

Glen Keane, son of The Family Circus creator Bil Keane, worked on some of Disney’s most successful modern animated hits, including Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid. But the other night on The Late Late Show with James Corden, he traded his sketch pad and pencils for a 3D controller to paint Ariel…

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