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Seth Rogen & Billy Eichner to voice Timon & Pumbaa for The Lion King

"Nants ingonyama bagithi baba (there comes a lion)! Sithi uhhmm ingonyama (oh yes, it's a lion)!" Sorry, I needed to get that out of my system before moving on to the news portion of this article. Actually, wait ... nope, I'm not done yet. I feel another song coming on. Sing this one with me, okay? Are you ready?  "Hakuna Matata! What...
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Jon Favreau shares his approach to remaking The Lion King

Probably one of the most divisive pieces of news to come out the last year or so was the announcement that Jon Favreau would be directing a remake of THE LION KING, utilizing technology used in his JUNGLE BOOK film. Lovers of the original are reasonably worried it could tarnish the legacy of the original, but Favreau has opened up about how is approach is all about pleasing the...
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Beyonce is the top choice to voice Nala in Jon Favreau's The Lion King

As BEAUTY AND THE BEAST continues to rake in those big box-office bucks , Disney continues their march towards giving every one of their animated classics the live-action twist. One of the many upcoming remakes will be Jon Favreau 's THE LION KING, which will be shot back-to-back with a sequel to THE JUNGLE BOOK. Production on THE LION KING will get underway in a few months and...
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03.30.2017
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NBC unveals trailer for the Love Actually reunion set to air on Red Nose Day

Today, NBC has unveiled a star-studded trailer for the LOVE ACTUALLY reunion, which the network will air during their Red Nose Day Special in May of this year. For those of you who aren't aware of Red Nose Day is, here's an explanation I'd found on the fundraiser campaign's official website: Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit...
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03.22.2017
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Cool Videos: Mr. Bean is a haphazard terrorist in this re-cut trailer

You know, I've met a number of people in my day who are ashamed to admit that they enjoy the rubber-faced antics of comedian Rowan Atkinson 's Mr. Bean. I mean, I kind of get it, but you should never have to hide your affinity for whatever entertainment you enjoy. Although, it might behoove you to keep that folder you've got buried deep within your hard drive filled with...
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03.17.2017
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Hugh Grant & more return in set-photos from Love Actually sequel short

It's been ages since I last watched LOVE ACTUALLY (maybe I should remedy that), but I still fondly remember it as one of my favourite romantic-comedies. Released in 2003, the Richard Curtis film featured an ensemble cast in a number of stories, some of which were revealed to be interlinked, about their love lives in the month leading up to Christmas. LOVE ACTUALLY was certainly a...
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03.06.2017
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Donald Glover to play Simba in The Lion King with James Earl Jones as Mufasa

After surprising audiences with his successful adaptation of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK, Jon Favreau quickly added another live-action Disney film to his slate when it was announced that he would give THE LION KING a similar treatment. Favreau will also be tackling a sequel to THE JUNGLE BOOK, which he will be shooting back-to-back with THE LION KING. It's safe to say...
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02.17.2017
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The original cast of Love Actually are reuniting to film a sequel short

LOVE ACTUALLY follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. The film has become a romance and Christmas staple, and it looks like fans of the original film will have something to celebrate soon enough! The filmmakers and cast are returning to...
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02.15.2017
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Why It Works: Love Actually

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** Okay, before we get started, this may be a contentious one. For some of you, Richard Curtis '  LOVE ACTUALLY is a must watch every year and one of your favorite Christmas...
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12.23.2016
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Jon Favreau will bring The Lion King to life with live-action treatment

The first movie I ever remember loving is THE LION KING. As a child I gravitated to, well, everything. You could say loving that movie is what got me here. Now, in an appropriate example of the Circle of Life, I have lived long enough to report to you that along with CINDERELLA, JUNGLE BOOK and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE LION KING will be the next movie to get the live-action treatment....
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09.28.2016
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Cool Videos: Crouching Tiger, Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean is awesome. Whether it be the near silent British television series or his big screen outings in BEAN and MR. BEAN'S HOLIDAY, Rowan Atkinson 's signature creation is a comedy masterpiece. If you aren't familiar, I suggest you go to YouTube right now and search Mr. Bean. For everyone else, you have got to see this. The latest in a series of Snickers commercials featuring...
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Scooby Doo is getting rebooted for a new live-action/CGI franchise

SCOOBY DOO is being rebooted for the big screen and apparently Warner Bros hasn't learned to stay away from the CGI/live action mix that ruined the 2002 film. Well, maybe it wasn't the abyssmal CGI animation rather than the awful direction from Raja Gosnell and the overly cheesy screenplay from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY director James Gunn . While Sony has elected to end their live...
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