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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Almost Featured Michael Jackson, But Disney Balked

Hollywood “almosts” are some of the most popular stories to circulate the internet. Did you know Eric Stoltz almost played Marty McFly? Etcetera, etcetera. At this point, these pieces of trivia are so readily available on the web that they’re no longer a surprise. But every now and then, a new one gets unearthed. In /Film writer Josh Spiegel’s new oral history of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, composer Alan Menken revealed that one famous pop star almost featured in a few songs from the soundtrac...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Notre Dame, Michael, Marty Mcfly, Eric Stoltz, Alan Menken, Etcetera, Menken, Quasimodo, Disney/Pixar, Josh Spiegel

Disney Princess Fashion Doll Castle For $39.99 From Amazon After $59 Prime Day Savings

Disney Princess Fashion Doll Castle For $39.99 From Amazon After $59 Prime Day Savings This was selling for $98.99 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon. Prime Day deals are for Prime Members only. You can get a 30 day free Prime trial here. Save more at Amazon with targeted offers like 20-50% off Amazon […]
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Superhero Bits: David Harbour Has Bad Dad Jokes for ‘Black Widow,’ No Plans for Marvel TV Shows on Blu-Ray & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.) In this edition of Superhero Bits: Josh Duhamel reacts to Jupiter’s Legacy getting canceled after one season David Harbour has some terrible Dad jokes in honor of Black Widow James Gunn is hyping The Suici...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Dc Comics, Gotham, Netflix, West, Canada, Suicide Squad, Black Widow, Batwoman, Scarlett-Johansson, Batman, Jupiter, James Gunn, Rotten Tomatoes

7 Disneyland restaurants and bars set reopening dates — including Trader Sam’s

Disneyland fans craving a Shrunken Zombie Head cocktail and a pupu platter at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar will soon be able to quench their thirst and satisfy their hunger when the popular poolside bar named for a shrunken head dealer on the Jungle Cruise finally returns. Trader Sam’s and 6 other restaurants and bars at the Disneyland resort are set to reopen for the first time since being shuttered in March 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopened o...
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Nathan Lane & More Join Joaquin Phoenix in Ari Aster’s Disappointment Blvd.

(Photo by Bruce Glikas/WireImage via Getty Images) Deadline brings word that Emmy nominees Nathan Lane (The Producers, Modern Family, The Birdcage) and Patti LuPone (Frasier, Hollywood, Witness) along with Oscar nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, Birdman, The Office) and Kylie Rogers (Home Before Dark, Yellowstone) are joining Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix (Joker, Gladiator, The Master) in Ari Aster’s next A24 feature Disappointment Blvd. RELATED: Disappointment Blvd.: Joaquin Phoenix to Star in ...
Tags: Movies, Zach Braff, Drama, Office, Disney, Oscar, Hulu, A24, Joaquin Phoenix, Joaquin, Ryan, Gabrielle, Amy Ryan, Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone, ComingSoon

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in July 2021

It’s actually somewhat shocking that we’re so close to July already, but I guess that’s how this whole “continuous process of time” thing works. As June rolls over to July, the days will get hotter, armpits will grow sweatier, and HBO Max will add new stuff to stream. The biggest new title on the service is arguably Space Jam: A New Legacy, but there’s plenty of other stuff worth checking out as well. Check out all the new TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in July 2021 below. Freaky O...
Tags: Hbo, UK, New York, Movies, Disney, US, America, Manhattan, Steven Soderbergh, Upper East Side, Dolby Vision, Tyler Perry, Tom, Vince Vaughn, Gandhi, Judas

This Prime Day deal gets you 3 free months of Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ when you buy a Fire TV stick

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky It's easy to start watching movies, TV shows, and sports events right away when you buy a new Amazon Fire TV or Fire Tablet this Prime Day. Amazon's currently running a special streaming bundle offer:If you buy a Fire TV device or Fire Tablet between now and 11:59 p.m. PT, you'll receive three free months of The Disney Bundle, which includes Disney+,...
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‘The Acolyte’ Showrunner Explains the Strength of Having Non-‘Star Wars’ Fans on Staff

One of the most exciting prospects of upcoming Star Wars universe is The Acolyte, a new series by showrunner Leslye Headland (Russian Doll). That’s because it’s being billed as a mystery thriller (a genre that has not often been explored in a galaxy far, far away) and seems to be largely unconnected to the events of the previous films and TV shows so far. Headland, who is a Star Wars mega-fan, knows the value of having non-Star Wars junkies on her writing staff, and in a new interview, she talk...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Leia, Damon Lindelof, Luke, Headland, AV Club, Star-Wars, Leslye Headland, High Republic, The Acolyte, Dave -RSB- Filoni, Jean Luc -RSB- Picard

The best Prime Day TV deals include big discounts on 4K TVs from Toshiba, Insignia, and more

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 has arrived, and there are plenty of TV deals you can snag right now. Amazon has dropped the price on several Fire TV display models from Toshiba and Insignia. Though these entry-level TVs lack advanced features, their low deal prices make them a solid buy for people who just want a simple smart TV. A free 30...
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The Mysterious Benedict Society TV Spot Debuts Ahead of Disney+ Premiere

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney+ has announced that their newest coming-of-age adventure series The Mysterious Benedict Society will officially make its premiere this Friday, June 25, with the first two episodes. This announcement also came with the release of a new TV spot and character posters, which you can check out in the gallery below, highlighting Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale’s dual roles as twin brothers-turned-enemies Mr. Benedict and L.D. Curtain. The upcoming Disney+ series marks Hale’s f...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Comedy, TV, Movies, Drama, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Constance, Benedict, Hale, Tony Hale, James Bobin, ComingSoon, Phil Hay

Disney Plus Releases ‘Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts’ Trailer (TV News Roundup)

Disney Plus released the trailer for “Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts,” which will premiere on July 28. Each episode will feature an intimate roundtable conversation between the “Good Morning America” anchor and three female celebrities from all walks of life. Guests include Debbie Allen, Sofia Carson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenna Dewan, Sheila E., Melissa Etheridge, […]
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Spoiler Alert: The ‘Loki’ Variant Has Their Own Character Poster

The second episode of Loki made the mystery of the time traveling criminal at the center of the Marvel Studios series infinitely more intriguing. After the first episode revealed that the time-hopping troublemaker in question was Loki himself, the end of the second episode, appropriately titled “The Variant,” revealed a surprising detail about this alternate version of Loki. Now that the weekend is over, Marvel Studios is pulling the curtain back completely with a new character poster revealing...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Sequels, Poster, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Loki, MCU, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Sophia Di Martino, Lady Loki, Time Variance Authority

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Signs Deal With Netflix; Will Still Release Films Theatrically Through Universal

Steven Spielberg has taken another step into the world of streaming. The acclaimed filmmaker, who once seemed publicly averse to the idea of streaming, has just signed a deal for his Amblin Partners production company to produce multiple movies for Netflix per year. But this doesn’t mean all of Spielberg’s new films are going straight to the streamer. Amblin Partners also has an ongoing deal with Universal for theatrical releases, so this deal appears to be more about Spielberg recognizing that...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Ted, Netflix, Spielberg, Steven-Spielberg, Amblin Partners, DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Business and Industry News, Ted Sarandos Netflix, Quibi, Hollywood Reporter Amblin Partners, Amblin Netflix, Universal 20th Century Studios

Woman has difficult time stealing cucumber from Disney's EPCOT

Someone got super enthusiastic at Disney's Living with the Land attraction at EPCOT and just had to have a cucumber. Naturally, things went upside down and in her rush to safely return to her seat, she did not. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alex 64 Gaming (@alex64gaming) Originally posted by someone else, IG'er alex64gaming grabbed the video and reposted. — Read the rest
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'Loki' is the biggest TV series in the world - and it reached the top faster than Disney+'s other Marvel shows

Tom Hiddleston stars in "Loki." Courtesy of Marvel Studios "Loki" is the most popular series in the world across all platforms, according to Parrot Analytics. It rose in audience demand faster than Disney+'s other Marvel shows. Disney+ is moving its future original shows from Fridays to Wednesdays after "Loki's" success. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney+'s latest Marvel series, "Loki," is the biggest show in the world."Loki" became the most in-demand seri...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Bob Chapek, Parrot Analytics, Travis Clark, Disney Plus, Loki Courtesy of Marvel Studios Loki

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Almost Cast Anthony Hopkins, Meat Loaf, and a Trio of Late Night Talk Show Hosts

Disney’s underrated take on The Hunchback of Notre Dame turns 25 this month, but he doesn’t look a day over 20! In honor of the film’s anniversary, /Film’s Josh Spiegel compiled an exhaustive oral history of the animated musical and learned some interesting details in the process, including the confirmation that several different voice actors were considered for major roles, including Anthony Hopkins, David Letterman, Cyndi Lauper, and more. When it comes to the Disney Renaissance, it often ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hannibal Lecter, Cher, Kevin Kline, Sam, Jay, Notre Dame, Anthony Hopkins, Hopkins, Tony, Moore, Cyndi Lauper, Phoebus

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25: An Oral History of Disney’s Darkest Animated Classic

In the mid-1990s, the possibilities were endless for Walt Disney Feature Animation. After the studio hit creative highs with Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Disney was powerful enough to take risks that were impossible a decade earlier. An adaptation of an iconic Victor Hugo novel was such a risk. 25 years later, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of the most remarkable films Disney’s ever released, and one that hasn’t been topped for sheer boldness. As it celebrates its 25th ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, France, Disney, Los Angeles, Features, Anniversary, Egypt, Roger Ebert, Animation, New York Times, Paris, Broadway, Argentina, Catholic Church

Ms. Marvel Comic Miniseries to Hit Shelves This September

Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, is the hero we need right now! It’s exciting to see her a part of the MCU with the new Disney+ show, but don’t forget the comics because a new series of books is upon us. Read more...
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Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Tops Quiet Weekend Box Office

The title to this piece has been used so many times over the last year, but there’s really no other way to describe the box office in its current state. After the one-two punch of A Quiet Place Part II and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, moviegoing has slowed to a crawl, despite theaters around the world mostly returning to normal. MORE: Sony & Marvel Collaborate on Spider-Man so It’s a ‘Win-Win for Everybody’ Case in point: Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, the follow-up to the 2017 surprise ...
Tags: Movies, Salma Hayek, Mexico, Disney, Sony, Box Office, Morgan Freeman, Pixar, Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, NL, Luca, Peter Rabbit, Bodyguard, Cruella, UK Brazil

Black Widow Could Be the First of Many Prequel Films According to Kevin Feige

Fans have been asking for a Black Widow movie since the first Avengers, but it never came. Now that Endgame has come and gone, we finally have a Black Widow solo film. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Black Widow, Thor, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Natasha, Kevin Feige, Natasha Romanoff, Hela, Fictional Characters, Entertainment Culture, Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Four, Certainly, Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Three

David Harbour Would Love to See a Red Guardian Cold War Film

Disney’s upcoming film Black Widow is set to release next month, and when it does, fans will be introduced to David Harbour’s Alexei Shostakov, also known as Red Guardian. Speaking at a press conference for the upcoming film, Harbour spoke about his character, and how he’d love to see more of his origins explored.   RELATED: New Black Widow TV Spot & Clip Unveiled as Advance Tickets Go On Sale “What’s funny about Alexei, you have this 25-year gap we don’t know about (in the movie),” Harbour sa...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, America, Ohio, Marvel Studios, Jeremy Renner, Harbour, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Natasha, Alexei, Movie News, Natasha Romanoff, Clint Barton Hawkeye, David Harbour, Cate Shortland

Luca Ending: The Director Breaks Down How The Emotional Finale Was Made

Enrico Casarosa spoke to CinemaBlend about how the final moments of the Disney+ movie were decided on.
Tags: Religion, Disney, Enrico Casarosa, Luca Ending

Ms. Marvel Set Photos Show Kamala Khan Using Her Powers

New Ms. Marvel set photos gives fans their first look at Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan using her powers in the upcoming Disney+ series.   RELATED: Ms. Marvel Set Photos Show First Look at Iman Vellani in Costume In the photos (which you can see below), Vellani is seen in costume as Ms. Marvel, with her arms outstretched in a prototypical power pose. It’s unclear just exactly what the scene is, but fans won’t have to wait long to figure out what it’s portraying thanks to the show debuting later th...
Tags: TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Marvel Studios, Emilia Clarke, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson, Jersey City, Kamala, Kevin Feige, Teyonah Parris, MCU, Kamala Khan

Boba Fett Solo Series Has Wrapped Filming and Debuts in December 2021

Temuera Morrison (Aquaman) is cast in the role of Boba Fett and had a recurring role on Disney+ show The Mandalorian. Since then, the first season of Mandalorian spin-off, The Book of Boba Fett has wrapped production.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Boba Fett, Morrison, Human Interest, Temuera Morrison, Fett, Boba, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Television Series, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Temuera Morrison Aquaman, The Book of Boba Fett, Creative Works

Sony & Marvel Collaborate on Spider-Man so It’s a ‘Win-Win for Everybody’

With Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home set to release later this year, Disney and Sony will once again come together to bring the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to the big screen. In a talk with The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios marketing president Asad Ayaz spoke about the collaboration between both studios and how it helps everyone.   RELATED: Emma Stone Denies Appearance in Spider-Man: No Way Home When asked about how in touch Ayaz is with Sony’s team behind the film, he mentioned ...
Tags: Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Marvel, Spider-Man, Disney, Sony, Emma Stone, Holland, Jamie Foxx, Cumberbatch, Staten Island, Thompson, Wilson, Peter, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Eugene

Dollars, deals and the importance of nondilutive capital

Today, on Juneteenth, we recognize the efforts this nation still needs to put toward addressing structural racism and disparities, including in the world of tech. This week, HBCUvc, a nonprofit that aims to diversify the world of venture capital, launched a million-dollar fund. Founder Hadiyah Mujhid told me that the capital would provide nondilutive financing to overlooked founders, which they define as Black, Indigenous and LatinX entrepreneurs, replacing the traditional angel round. But she a...
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For many LGBTQ fans, Disney's magic never fades

Reality has no bearing at a Disney theme park -- which is part of the parks' appeal to many LGBTQ fans. The parks provide a candy-coated alternate world where no one questions whether they belong.
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More Details on Killmonger’s Marvel’s What If…? Episode

Fans are anxiously awaiting any and all news regarding Disney’s upcoming series based on the What If…? Comic book run from Marvel. Thanks to a new report from The Illuminerdi, fans have a good idea of what to expect from Killmonger’s episode.   RELATED: Jeffrey Wright Discusses The Watcher’s Role in Marvel’s What If? According to the report, Erik Stevens/Killmonger will be a key figure in one of the episodes of Marvel’s What If…?, with the character joining up with none other than Tony Stark i...
Tags: TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Jeffrey Wright, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chadwick Boseman, Wakanda, Tony Stark, Peter Quill, ComingSoon, T'Challa, Killmonger, Disney Plus

Disney+ Original Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire Series Will Debut in 2022

Creators from the African continent will put their artistic vision on display in the new ten-part film series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Disney, Companies, Animation, Disney Channel, Spider Man, The Walt Disney Company, Terence Neale, Peter Ramsey, Tshepo, Entertainment Culture, Anthony Silverston, Malcolm Wope, Terence Maluleke, Isaac Mogajane

The queer and trans people who find a special kind of magic at Disney

Disney World's Magic Kingdom bills itself as "the most magical place on Earth," which is only true if you buy in completely. There, the pretzels are shaped like Mickey Mouse, the air on "Main Street USA" circulates the scent of fresh-baked cookies and Cinderella herself might blow you a kiss from a parade float.
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