Disney is enlisting Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as the company prepares to launch its upcoming streaming service. The entertainment giant is in early development on an ambitious plan for a number of limited series centered on popular characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. These series will likely include shows centered on Loki and the Scarlet Witch, […]
The first two 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movies grossed over $1.6 billion for Disney, but the recent firing of the director James Gunn leaves the blockbuster franchise in need of a new plan to save itself, and comes shortly after another huge box office driver, Star Wars, experienced its first bomb.
The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star, who appeared in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,' has criticised Disney's decision to sack the director.
When your average Hollywood star sits down to their breakfast granola, opens The New York Times, and finds one of their colleagues has been exposed, shamed and duly fired, the response has been one of silence and deference. All that changed in July with Disney’s exile of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, who was abruptly fired after the discovery of dumb, tasteless and provocative jokes tweeted years earlier. In a jointly undersigned open letter, Chris Pratt, Zoë Saldana, Bradley Cooper et al started by offering their “full support” for Gunn and expressing a hope that he be reinstated, before going off on a quite stunning tirade against “weaponised mob mentality” and a lack of “due process in the court of public opinion”.
Bad news for Drax fans: Dave Bautista might not be coming back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During an interview on The Jonathan Ross Show , Bautista remained open and honest about his feelings on Disney and how they fired Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn after controversial tweets surfaced. He continues to defend the director and when the British talk show host asked about the future of his involvement in the franchise, specifically the third installment he…
Disneyland will sell alcoholic beverages next year for the first time since opening in 1955 through a Star Wars-themed Oga’s Cantina. The landmark theme park in Anaheim, Ca., revealed in a blog post Thursday that Oga’s will serve “libations for adults,” which will include pre-mixed cocktails. The cantina is part of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s […]
Star Wars has hired four white actors for Episode IX - when will Arab stars get a shot in a galaxy far, far away?
Production for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” has been put on a temporary hold, with Marvel and Disney dismissing the handful of crew members who had assembled in Los Angeles for pre-production. Those crew members, numbering less than 20, have been told that they are free to look for other work, a source told Variety […]
The new animated series has been downvoted significantly on its YouTube channel as some fans feel it's just a childish replacement for 'Star Wars Rebels.'
Disney fans have rounded on the clip, in particular the depiction of Princess Tiana, the hero from The Princess and the Frog.
James Gunn has many supporters, but none have been as vocal as Dave Bautista. The WWE wrestler-turned-movie actor has once again criticised Disney’s choice to remove Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, ‘thanking’ the company in a Tweet while sharing an article castigating their decision. “Thanks Disney!! Making America Great Again,” Bautista wrote alongside an article titled ‘Disney Not Rehiring James Gunn is a Big Mistake for Marvel (And Beyond)’.
“Can you imagine what it’s like to be an ace pilot?” Well, it might get you a TV series. Disney Channel today released the first-look trailer for its new animated show from the Star Wars universe and gave it a premiere date. Check out the footage above from Star Wars: Resistance , which will launch at 10 PM Sunday, October 7. Set before the events in The Force Awakens , the series follows Kazuda “Kaz” Xiono (Christopher Sean), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a…
After a strong push to get James Gunn back as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” following his firing from the project, Disney and Marvel are standing by their decision to not reinstate him as helmer for the next installment. The decision came following a meeting between Gunn and studio chairman Alan Horn. […]
Niki Caro directs the feature film with Chinese actress Liu Yifei playing the warrior Disney princess.