• Brie Larson reveals she auditioned for 'Hunger Games', 'Star Wars' and 'Terminator' movies
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    Brie Larson reveals she auditioned for 'Hunger Games', 'Star Wars' and 'Terminator' movies

    Before she was a super-powered hero for Marvel, Brie Larson missed out on some major roles.

  • ‘Cobra Kai’ Moves From YouTube to Netflix
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    ‘Cobra Kai’ Moves From YouTube to Netflix

    “Cobra Kai” is upgrading its dojo: The “Karate Kid” sequel series is moving from YouTube to Netflix.Apparently, fear does not exist on that streaming service.Seasons 1 and 2 will become available on Netflix “this year,” with Season 3 “to follow,” according to Netflix. A person with knowledge of the move told TheWrap that the release plan for the new season is “in the works.”While there is currently no Season 3 premiere date, production on the new episodes has been completed, the person told us. It is entirely conceivable that the third season does not get released until 2021, a second person told TheWrap.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Also Read: 'Cobra Kai' Stars Talk About That Insane Season 2 Finale Scene: 'It Was Like an 11-Minute Riot'“Cobra Kai” takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, where a now-successful Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) struggles to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of Mr. Miyagi, and must face his previous adversary, down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), who seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo.The series also stars Martin Kove, Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser and Jacob Bertrand, among others.“Cobra Kai” is written and executive produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg via their production company, Counterbalance Entertainment. James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett executive produce for Overbrook Entertainment, which produces the show in association with Sony Pictures Television.Susan Ekins is also an executive producer. Macchio and Zabka are co-executive producers.Also Read: Just How Much Karate Do the Stars of 'Cobra Kai' Actually Know?Heald, Hurwitz and Schlossberg said the following in a joint statement: “Making ‘Cobra Kai’ has been a dream come true for us since day one. We are thankful for the tireless dedication of Jeff Frost, Chris Parnell, Jason Clodfelter, Karen Tatevosian, and all our partners at Sony for finding us a new home where we can not only continue the series, but also explore opportunities to further expand ‘The Karate Kid’ universe. We are beyond excited to join our new partners at Netflix and look forward to the show reaching the massive global audience who loves this franchise as much as we do.”“The appeal of ‘The Karate Kid’ saga is timeless, and ‘Cobra Kai’ picks up right where it left off without missing a beat,” Brian Wright, vice president of original series at Netflix, said. “The rivalry between Daniel and Johnny is one for the ages, and the show has a ton of heart and is a lot of fun. We can’t wait to introduce a new generation of fans to Cobra Kai and are thrilled to be its new home around the world.”“We are so proud of ‘Cobra Kai’ and are overwhelmed by the massive fan response to the series,” Jeff Frost, president of Sony Pictures Television, said. “Josh, Jon, Hayden, Ralph, William and the entire cast have done such a brilliant job with this sensational series and the huge audience reaction and sentiment for it is a testament to that. We are very thankful to our partners at Netflix and couldn’t be more elated that they have become the new home for this epic saga.”Read original story ‘Cobra Kai’ Moves From YouTube to Netflix At TheWrap

  • YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance
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    YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance

    With COVID-19 shuttering film fests worldwide, YouTube has stepped in to launch a 10-day digital film festival this spring with 20 partners -- streaming free to cinema fans everywhere. We Are One: A Global Film Festival is being produced and organized by New York's Tribeca Enterprises. The YouTube-hosted event will feature programming from 20 top […]

  • 'Cooking With Pixar' YouTube Series Features Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite Animated Movies
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    'Cooking With Pixar' YouTube Series Features Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite Animated Movies

    Cook alongside Bao, Forky, and more beloved characters

  • Pioneering Lumière movie 'The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station' upscaled to 4K
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    Pioneering Lumière movie 'The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station' upscaled to 4K

    Despite being just 50 seconds long, The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station is one of the most important pieces of filmmaking in cinema history.

  • Kim Cattrall doesn't 'know why' people are obsessed with her scat singing video (exclusive)
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    Kim Cattrall doesn't 'know why' people are obsessed with her scat singing video (exclusive)

    The 'Horrible Histories; The Movie' star doesn't understand why people are so obsessed with her scat singing.

  • 'Game of Thrones' star reveals sexy finale wishes while talking about new 'Origin' series (Exclusive)
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    'Game of Thrones' star reveals sexy finale wishes while talking about new 'Origin' series (Exclusive)

    Natalia Tena, who played Osha in Game of Thrones, lets us know how she'd like the fantasy series to end.

  • Jordan Peele Sci-Fi Anthology ‘Weird City’ Gets Series Order At YouTube
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    Jordan Peele Sci-Fi Anthology ‘Weird City’ Gets Series Order At YouTube

    YouTube has given a straight-to-series order to <em>Weird City</em>, a half-hour comedic sci-fi anthology from Oscar and Emmy winner <em>Jordan Peele</em> ( <em>Get Out</em>) and Emmy-nominated writer Charlie Sanders <em>(Key and Peele).</em> The six-episode series will debut exclusively on YouTube Premium in 2019. Adam Bernstein ( <em>Fargo, Scrubs, 30 Rock</em>) is set to direct the first two episodes. Jose Molina <em>(The Tick, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Sleepy Hollow) w</em>ill serve as showrunner and executive…

  • Why the new superhero series 'Impulse' needed to rework pivotal sexual-assault scene
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    Why the new superhero series 'Impulse' needed to rework pivotal sexual-assault scene

    Director Doug Liman reveals how his new YouTube show is tied to #MeToo.

  • Ghostbusters Reboot Trailer Is The Most Hated In YouTube History
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    Ghostbusters Reboot Trailer Is The Most Hated In YouTube History

    Despite the largely enthusiastic reception to the ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot trailer, it seems to have angered a lot of internet users after becoming the most loathed trailer on YouTube. The first proper trailer arrived in March and has amassed almost 30 million view so far, but the number of dislikes, according to Screencrush, renders it one of the most disliked videos on YouTube and the most hated movie trailer of all time on the video sharing platform.

  • This WALL-E And The Martian Mash-up Trailer Is Perfect
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    This WALL-E And The Martian Mash-up Trailer Is Perfect

    What do you get when you mash one of Pixar’s most beloved animations with Ridely Scott’s latest sci-fi adventure? A great trailer, it would seem.