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Polygon Prints Fake News; Studio Ghibli WILL Come to Streaming Services

Studio Ghibli’s American distributors have called out Polygon for printing fake news and confirmed that their films will in fact come to streaming services in 2020. Woke news site Polygon recently attracted attention for reporting that famed anime producers Studio Ghibli were fully opposed to distributing their work on streaming services. The article claimed that […]
Tags: Anime, Digital Distribution, Movies, Studio Ghibli, Technology

As Laemmle Theatres mulls sale, is the indie film marketplace coming back from 2019’s box-office dip?

It’s been looking dire for people who like to watch something different in movie theaters. For most of the year, and especially the summer just past, what are called specialty films – independently produced, foreign language and carefully distributed movies that more-or-less cover intelligent, adult themes in realistic ways – just couldn’t seem to get a break. Overhyped (and priced) titles such as “Booksmart” and “Late Night” disappointed big at the box office. Even some touted “successes” like ...
Tags: Business, News, Movies, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories WDN

‘The Sky Is Everywhere’ Adaptation Will Be Apple’s Second Collaboration with A24

To help support its upcoming streaming service, Apple has gotten into the film production game by striking a deal to co-produce movies with the arthouse indie studio A24. They’re already in production on their first film, On the Rocks, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, but now they’ve lined up their second film as part of their multi-year agreement. The Sky Is Everywhere, the young adult novel by Jandy Nelson, is being turned into a feature film with Madeline...
Tags: A24, Apple, Drama, Romance, The Sky is Everywhere

Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski to Star in Imaginary Friends

Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski to star in Imaginary Friends In a bidding war against multiple film studios including Lionsgate and Sony, The Hollywood Reporter is bringing word that Paramount Pictures has successfully outbid its competitors and is in negotiations for the rights to Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski‘s fantasy comedy movie titled Imaginary Friends. Besides starring alongside Reynolds, Krasinski will also be serving as the film’s writer, director and producer. Imaginary Friends...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Salma Hayek, Lionsgate, Michael Bay, Canada, Sony, Ryan Reynolds, Paramount Pictures, Samuel L Jackson, John Krasinski, Reynolds, Dolittle, Shawn Levy, ComingSoon, Movie News

Apple Orders ‘Ted Lasso’ Comedy Series Written By and Starring Jason Sudeikis

Since leaving Saturday Night Live in 2013,  Jason Sudeikis has kept pretty busy on the big screen. But now he’s headed back to television with a series regular role in a new comedy set up at Apple TV+. Ted Lasso will star Jason Sudeikis as the title character, an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club even though he has no previous experience with the sport at all. However, this isn’t the first time Sudeikis has played the character. But the only way you...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Sports, United Kingdom, Jennifer Aniston, Jason-sudeikis, Nbc Sports, Bill Lawrence, Zorn, Lasso, Kodachrome, Sudeikis, Doozer Productions

Apple TV+ Renews See, Dickinson and More For a Second Season

Apple TV+ renews See, Dickinson and more for a second season According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple TV+ has renewed four of their upcoming shows including Jason Momoa’s big scale sci-fi series See, Hailee Steinfeld’s comedy-drama Dickinson, Kumail Nanjiani’s anthology series Little America and Hilde Lysiak mystery drama Home Before Dark for a second season. The renewals came ahead of the streaming service’s launch on November 1. RELATED: Jason Sudeikis Set to Reprise Ted Lasso Role in Ne...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Apple TV, TV News, Alfre Woodard, Jason Sudeikis, Emily Dickinson, Jason Momoa, Dickinson, Emily, See, Kumail Nanjiani, Little America, Emily V Gordon, Steinfeld

How the ‘Joker’ Soundtrack Complements the Film’s Vicious Vision

In less than a week,  Joker has amassed a fortune despite a decidedly mixed critical reception. The film took the top prize at Venice, but a large number of critics (primarily American) have excoriated the film as being inappropriate if not downright dangerous, with many other commentators spilling buckets of ink on the topic before they even screened the film. Given the film’s obvious debts to the works of Scorsese (The  King of Comedy above all, with a dash of everything from Goodfel...
Tags: Apple, UK, London, Movies, Paul Simon, Features, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Venice, Jackson, Montreal, Cuba, Shirley Bassey, Frank Sinatra, Charles Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin

iTunes Is Dead, Long Live iTunes

The application that revolutionized and upended the music industry lived long enough to see itself become the villain. Thanks to the new macOS Catalina update, iTunes has finally been laid to rest.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Music, TV, Movies, Podcasts, Mac, Itunes, Lifehacks, Mac Os X, Catalina, Macos Catalina

Apple TV+ is Already Renewing Its Shows With Second Seasons of ‘Dickinson,’ ‘See,’ and More

Apple TV+ hasn’t even launched yet but Apple has already renewed four of its original series for second seasons. The Jason Momoa-starring apocalypse drama See and Hailee Steinfeld’s historical comedy Dickinson are among the Apple TV+ shows renewed for a season 2 prior to the streaming service’s launch in November. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Apple TV+ has renewed four of its shows before they have even debuted on the upcoming streaming service. The four shows include Steven Kn...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Disney, Apple TV, Francis Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, Jason Momoa, Hailee Steinfeld, Dickinson, See, Kumail Nanjiani, Jon M Chu, Steven Knight, Little America

Jason Sudeikis Set to Reprise Ted Lasso Role in New Apple TV+ Series

Jason Sudeikis set to reprise Ted Lasso role in new Apple TV+ series According to Deadline, Apple TV+ has officially given a straight-to-series order to Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis’s forthcoming comedy series titled Ted Lasso, based on Sudeikis’ popular NBC Sports character. The actor-comedian is also expected to star in the series, returning as the titular American football coach. Sudeikis first portrayed the character in 2013 as part of NBC Sports’ promotional videos. His Ted La...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Apple TV, TV News, Saturday Night Live, Steve Carell, Alfre Woodard, Jason Sudeikis, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Jason Momoa, Chris Evans, Steven Spielberg, Nbc Sports, Hunt, Jacob

Disney+ tweets all the movies and shows coming to its streaming service

In an impressive bit of pre-launch marketing, Disney today announced basically every movie and TV show coming to its upcoming streaming service Disney+ by way of a massive Twitter thread. The thread, which was posted in chronological order starting with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, reveals not just Disney’s best-known titles but also its long tail of cult classics, flops, oddities, and other lesser-known films. It. Is. Time. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Mandalorian,...
Tags: TV, Television, Movies, Media, Disney, Tech, Shows, Pixar, Belle, Cord Cutting, Streaming Service, Toad, Ichabod, Justin Morgan, Disney Plus, Disney Marvel Star Wars Pixar NatGeo

‘Truth Be Told’ Trailer: Octavia Spencer May Have Wrongly Accused Aaron Paul of Murder

Podcasting can be a dangerous vocation – especially if you’re a true crime podcaster who may have accidentally condemned an innocent man to life in prison for a murder he did not commit. And even more so if you are that podcaster who decides to re-examine said murder case and uncovers even more secrets. Octavia Spencer stars as this podcaster in Truth Be Told, the upcoming Apple TV+ crime series that posits the question: what if Serial actually came up with a concrete answer? Truth Be Told ...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Drama, Apple TV, Thriller, Warren, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Spencer, PAUL, Mystery/Suspense, TV Trailer, Ron Cephas Jones, Appletv, Lizzie Caplan

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks Taking ‘Masters of the Air’ World War II Limited Series to Apple TV+

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks previously brought the stirring World War II drama of Band of Brothers and The Pacific to HBO. But with Spielberg tooting the horn for Apple TV+, it should come as no surprise that his latest war drama collaboration with Hanks is heading to the forthcoming streaming service instead of sticking with cable. Masters of the Air is a new event limited series heading to Apple+ from Speilberg’s own Amblin Television and Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman‘s Playtone production b...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, England, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Germany, US, America, War, Apple TV, Tom-Hanks, Oscar, Air, Nazi

Truth Be Told Trailer: First Look At Octavia Spencer’s Apple TV+ Series 

Truth Be Told trailer: First look at Octavia Spencer’s Apple TV+ series Apple TV+ has released the official trailer for Truth Be Told, starring Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water, The Help), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) and Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex). Based on Kathleen Barber’s novel Are You Sleeping, the series will be making its debut on December 6, exclusively on Apple TV+. Check out the video below! RELATED: Lisey’s Story: Clive Owen Joins Stephen King’s Ap...
Tags: Apple, Video, TV, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Apple TV, TV News, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Josie, Lizzy Caplan, Chernin Entertainment, Ron Cephas Jones, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Kathleen Barber, Peter Chernin Jenno Topping

Daily Podcast: Cuaron, Spielberg, Maniac Cop, Training Day, Fresh Prince, El Camino & Star Wars

On the October 11, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Alfonso Cuaron, Steven Spielberg, Maniac Cop, Training Day, Fresh Prince, El Camino, and Star Wars. In The News : Chris: Alfonso Cuaron Makes Deal With Apple to Develop New Original Shows Brad: Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks Taking ‘Masters of the Air’ World War ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Tom Hanks, Alfonso Cuarón, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Chris, El Camino, Peter Sciretta, Jesse Pinkman, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, Alfonso Cuaron Steven Spielberg, HBO Chris

Lisey’s Story: Clive Owen Joins Stephen King’s Apple TV+ Series 

Lisey’s Story: Clive Owen Joins Stephen King’s Apple TV+ Series Deadline brings word that Academy Award-nominated actor Clive Owen (Closer) has been tapped to star opposite Oscar winner Julianne Moore in Apple TV+‘s  limited series adaptation of Lisey’s Story, based on Stephen King’s 2006 horror romance novel. Owen is set to portray the role of Lisey’s husband named Scott Landon. The project will be the English actor’s first TV role since starring in Cinemax’s The Knick. RELATED: Alfonso Cua...
Tags: Apple, UK, TV, Movies, Julianne Moore, Horror, Stephen King, Apple TV, TV News, Hulu, Ben Stephenson, King, Abrams, J J Abrams, Owen, Cinemax

Masters of the Air: Apple Orders Band of Brothers, The Pacific Follow-Up

Masters of the Air: Apple orders Band of Brothers, The Pacific follow-up The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that Apple has officially launched their first in-house studio entitled Masters and that their first project will be a follow-up to the HBO war miniseries Band of Brothers and The Pacific from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. RELATED: Helena Zengel Joins Tom Hanks in News of the World The series, entitled Masters of the Air and penned by Brothers vet John Orloff, was originally or...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Germany, America, Apple TV, Tom Hanks, TV News, Hitler, Pacific, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Band Of Brothers, The Pacific

Kirsten Dunst Replaces Elisabeth Moss in Jane Campion Adaptation of ‘The Power of the Dog’

Kirsten Dunst has already become a god in Central Florida, so why not a local widow in the new Netflix Western drama The Power of the Dog? The year of the Dunst-issance continues as the On Becoming a God in Central Florida star has been tapped to replace Elisabeth Moss in Jane Campion‘s adaptation of the 1967 Thomas Savage novel about two wealthy brothers with opposite personalities played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Dano. Variety broke the news that Dunst is joining The Power of the Do...
Tags: Google, Florida, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Drama, Casting, Montana, Netflix, Showtime, Adaptation, Cumberbatch, Kirsten-Dunst, Elisabeth Moss, Paul Dano, George, Phil

Alfonso Cuaron Makes Deal With Apple to Develop New Original Shows

Alfonso Cuaron already jumped into the world of streaming last year with his Netflix Oscar winner Roma. Now the Children of Men director is moving from Netflix to Apple, having just inked a big deal with to develop new series for the upcoming streaming service Apple TV+. This aligns Cuaron with other major Apple TV+ talent, including Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Damien Chazelle, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and of course, Oprah. THR says Roma director Alfonso Cuaron is headed to Ap...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Disney, Apple TV, Netflix, Alfonso-Cuaron, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, Roma, Emily Dickinson, Hailee Steinfeld, Dickinson, Cuaron, Business and Industry News, Appletv, HBO Max

‘Lisey’s Story’ Cast Adds Clive Owen Alongside Julianne Moore, Giving Us the ‘Children of Men’ Reunion We’ve All Been Waiting For

The Apple TV+ miniseries adaptation of Stephen King‘s Lisey’s Story has added a new cast member. Clive Owen will appear alongside Julianne Moore, whom he appeared alongside in Children of Men. Owen’s role is likely to be a bit limited since his character is dead by the time the story starts (that’s not a spoiler, I promise). King’s novel follows a novelist’s widow who discovers secrets about her dead husband. As the Stephen King adaptation craze continues, Apple TV+ is getting in on that swe...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Julianne Moore, Horror, Stephen-King, Apple TV, Adaptation, Cbs, King, Deadline, Boone, John Cusack, Scott, Moore, Owen, Clive-Owen

Man Sues Marvel Claiming ‘X-Men’ Cartoon Theme Song Was Stolen From a Hungarian TV Series; Listen to Both and Compare For Yourself

It’s been 22 years since X-Men (aka X-Men: The Animated Series) went off the air, but arguably the most famous aspect of that show – its stellar opening theme song – is now at the center of a lawsuit that was filed against companies like Marvel, Apple, Amazon, The Walt Disney Company, and more. The suit claims that the iconic instrumental opening rips off the theme song from a 1980s Hungarian TV show called Linda, and you can listen to both songs below to see if you think he has a point. X-M...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Florida, Television, Movies, Legal, Fox, Hungary, Animation, X-men, Haim Saban, Linda, Disney Marvel, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, X-Men: The Animated Series

Alfonso Cuarón Signs Overall TV Deal with Apple

Alfonso Cuarón signs overall TV deal with Apple The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón has signed an overdall deal with Apple to create new television projects for Apple TV+. Cuarón will continue to develop and produce new projcets with Anonymous Content and others. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAd...
Tags: Apple, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Nbc, Alfonso Cuarón, TV News, Roma, Emily Dickinson, Hailee Steinfeld, Emmanuel Lubezki, Guillermo, Cuaron, Netflix Cuarón, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Cuarón

Disney+ Offering New Three-Year Discount Deal and Banning Netflix Ads Across Disney-Owned Networks

In just over one month, Disney+ will join the streaming wars and The Walt Disney Company is not messing around when it comes to competing alongside Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. In fact, they’re paying special attention to undercutting Netflix, who is easily the top dog among streaming services, adding more and more content to their library every day. This includes yet another price reduction promotion that makes the services cost just under $5 per month, as well as actively keeping Netflix a...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Television, Movies, Abc, Disney, Netflix, Espn, Marvel Studios, Apple Inc, Don, Peacock, The Walt Disney Company, Netflix Hulu, Bob Iger

Masters of the Universe: Sony’s He-Man Movie Could Go to Netflix

Masters of the Universe: Sony’s He-Man movie could go to Netflix After developing a Masters of the Universe film since 2007, Sony is apparently considering making the project for Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The outlet reports that studio chairman Tom Rothman is in preliminary talks as Sony decides between finding a studio or financier partner for the He-Man project, or go with Netflix in a “safe deal.” PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.g...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Netflix, Sony, Paramount, Mattel, Kevin Smith, Adam Nee, Aaron, Dolph Lundgren, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Tom Rothman, ComingSoon, Movie News, He-Man

‘A Christmas Carol’ Musical With Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell is Headed to Apple

Unlike Ebeneezer Scrooge before his ghost-inspired transformation, Apple isn’t afraid to spend tons of money. The company has won a bidding war for a new take on A Christmas Carol from Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell. Netflix, Warner Bros., and Paramount were all vying for the movie, but it was Apple who emerged the victor, agreeing to large chunks of change for Reynolds and Ferrell, ensuring that they’ll both have happy holidays. THR has the scoop on Apple scoring a big win with A Christmas ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Netflix, Adaptation, Charles Dickens, Musical, Ryan-Reynolds, Will-Ferrell, Paramount, Carol, Variety, Dickens, Ferrell, John Morris, Reynolds, Albert Finney

A Christmas Carol: Apple Acquires Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds Musical

A Christmas Carol: Apple acquires Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds musical The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Apple has acquired Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds’ A Christmas Carol musical following a bidding war for the project. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var stand...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Lionsgate, White House, Michael Bay, Netflix, Canada, Bill Murray, Charles Dickens, Robert Zemeckis, Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, Dick, Carol, Morris, Ferrell

Disney’s ‘Tarzan’ Was a Hit – So Why is It Remembered as a Disappointment?

(Revisiting the Renaissance is a bi-weekly series in which Josh Spiegel looks back at the history and making of the 13 films of the Disney Renaissance, released between 1986 and 1999. In today’s column, he discusses the 1999 film Tarzan .) A couple of weeks ago, Robert Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, made news (as the CEO of one of the most powerful companies in the world is wont to do) by implying that Disney and Apple could have merged had Steve Jobs lived longer. This tidbit is par...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Steve Jobs, Disney, Features, Canada, Animation, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Iger, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Lima, George, Burroughs, Chris Buck, Aladdin

Doom Eternal Pushed Back to March 2020

Doom Eternal pushed back to March 2020 The anticipation for Doom Eternal, the follow-up to the 2016 reboot, has been through the roof since its first teaser announcement at 2018’s E3 convention. Fans will have to temper their excitement for the time being as the development group have taken to Twitter to reveal that the game is being pushed back from its original November release to a new March 20, 2020 date. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
Tags: Google, Games, Movies, Microsoft, Horror, Bethesda, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Mick Gordon, Doom Eternal

Exclusive: See a Clip From the Rediscovered Lost Ending of Phase IV!

Exclusive: See a clip from the rediscovered lost ending of Phase IV! Paramount Home Entertainment has provided with a very special exclusive clip of the previously lost, now rediscovered and restored ending from director Saul Bass’ 1974 cult classic Phase IV. Check it out in the player below! The 45th anniversary edition of the film, which includes the restored ending, is now available as a Digital download from Apple TV. PB = PB || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Horror, La, Digital, Kubrick, Bass, Paramount, Saul Bass, Paramount Home Entertainment, Movie News, Phase IV, Mayo Simon, Nigel Davenport Michael Murphy Lynne Frederick, Alan Gifford

Video Game Trailers: ‘Iron Man VR’ Pits Tony Stark Against Ghost, and ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ Features Kamala Khan as a Playable Character

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to a turning point in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel video games are trying to take things to the next level. Next year will see the release of two new games – Iron Man VR and Marvel’s Avengers – and new trailers for each of them debuted over the weekend during New York Comic Con. In Iron Man VR, players step inside Tony Stark’s suit and face off against Ghost (whom you may remember as one of the antagonists in Ant-Man and the Wasp), and ...
Tags: Google, New York, Movies, Video Games, Avengers, AAA, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tony, Kamala, Tony Stark, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, Ultron, Kamala Khan, Stark Tower, Marvel's Avengers

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