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Emma Thompson in Talks to Star in Disney’s Cruella

Emma Thompson in talks to star in Disney’s Cruella According to Variety, Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson (Howards End) is entereds talks to star in Walt Disney Pictures‘ forthcoming live-action Cruella which centers on one of the most iconic Disney villains from the 101 Dalmatians film franchise. Thompson would be joining Oscar winner Emma Stone (La La Land), who is set to portray the titular fur-obsessed antagonist. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
Tags: UK, Movies, Disney, Emma Thompson, Glenn Close, Mindy Kaling, Thompson, Tonya, Cruella de Vil, Aline Brosh McKenna, Craig Gillespie, Cruella, Betty Lou Gerson, Devil Wears Prada, Walt Disney Pictures, Dodie Smith


Disney Recruiting I,Tonya Director for Cruella de Vil Film Starring Emma Stone

Disney recruiting I,Tonya director for Cruella de Vil film starring Emma Stone According to The Hollywood Reporter, I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct the long in development Cruella de Vil film for Disney, with Emma Stone set to star as the titular fur-coat loving baddie. PB = PB || {}; gptAds = PB.gptAds || {}; var opts = {"asBool":false,"adUnit":"\/4403\/cr\/comingsoon\/ros","adDiv":"pb_prebidjs_300x250_a","sizeStr":"[[300, ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Broadway, Emma Stone, Gillespie, Glenn Close, Mozart, Tonya, Cruella de Vil, Moulin Rouge, Aline Brosh McKenna, Craig Gillespie, Lars, Cruella, Betty Lou Gerson, Devil Wears Prada


Rise, read, repeat: Groundhog Day at OUP

Bill Murray fought tirelessly to combat the ennui and frustration that accompanied repeating the same day over and over and over again in the film “Groundhog Day.” For him, repetition was torture, but for several of us at Oxford University Press, it’s not so bad…when it comes to reading! On a day rife with meteorological superstition, we at OUP escape to the sanctuary provided by our favorite books, ones we’ve read again and again and again. Here are a few of our favorites, and why: *   *   *   ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Winter, Roald Dahl, Library, Reading, Literature, Bill Murray, Jane Austen, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, Ali Smith, Librarians, Terry Pratchett, Time Machine, Douglas Adams


Disney This Week: Exclusive Lupita Nyong’o Interview & More!

Disney This Week: Exclusive Lupita Nyong’o interview & more! Welcome to another edition of our new regular weekly feature Disney This Week here at ComingSoon.net, this time featuring a special exclusive interview with Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) about the inspirational Queen of Katwe. We’re also rounding up the latest news on all things Disney, including movies, TV, Blu-ray/DVD, Marvel Studios, theme parks, fan art and Disney history. Let us kn...
Tags: Facebook, South Korea, Feature, Games, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Cars, NFL, America, Atlanta, Earth, Netflix, Beauty, Bradley Cooper


Cruella de Vil Movie Sets Alex Timbers to Direct

Mozart in the Jungle’s Alex Timbers is in talks to direct Disney’s live-action Cruella de Vil movie Walt Disney Pictures‘ upcoming Cruella de Vil movie appears to have found a director as The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that Alex Timbers, co-creator of Amazon‘s acclaimed Mozart in the Jungle, is now in talks to helm. La La Land‘s Emma Stone is attached to play the title role. RELATED: CS Video: Damien Chazelle and His La La Land Cast  The Cruella De Vil movie, titled Cruella, will ex...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Emma Stone, Glenn Close, Jungle, Smith, Mozart, Damien Chazelle, Tony, Cruella de Vil, Aline Brosh McKenna, Andrew Gunn, Cruella, Betty Lou Gerson


The Writing Life: Hugs, Peace, and Pray

Some of my media friends in the United States are saying that they will now listen more carefully to what Donald J. Trump on the US Presidential campaign trail. Really? Why this sudden conversion on the "Road to Damascus"? ("Road to Damascus," according to Wikipedia, refers to a sudden turning point in one's life. It's in reference to the conversion to Christianity of the apostle Paul while literally on the road to Damascus from Jerusalem. Prior to that moment, he had been called Saul, and was a...
Tags: News, Putin, Mexico, Wikipedia, Russia, US, America, Reagan, Fbi, United States, Ronald Reagan, Slovenia, Manhattan, Jesus, Road, Detroit


World Book Day 2016 quiz: can you match younger readers?

Children of all ages pitted their literary wits against a fiendishly difficult World Book Day quiz on books for young readers. Try this selection of questions to find out if you can keep up with the kidsTry the Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 quizzes on the World Book Day websiteBook lovers smash record with World Book Day quiz1In Lauren Child’s Charlie and Lola books, what is the name of Charlie’s best friend?MarvinMortenMartyMort2What is the name of Roo’s mother in AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh books?MamaMo...
Tags: Books, UK, Katniss Everdeen, Fiction, Roald Dahl, MOG, Culture, Children and teenagers, Harry Potter, David Walliams, Jk Rowling, John, Peter Pan, Cs Lewis, Philip Pullman, Lauren Child


World Book Day quiz: can you match younger readers?

Children of all ages pitted their literary wits against a fiendishly difficult World Book Day quiz on books for young readers. Try this selection of questions to find out if you can keep up with the kidsTry the Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 quizzes on the World Book Day websiteBook lovers smash record with World Book Day quiz1In Lauren Child’s Charlie and Lola books, what is the name of Charlie’s best friend?MarvinMortenMartyMort2What is the name of Roo’s mother in AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh books?MamaMo...
Tags: Books, UK, Katniss Everdeen, Fiction, Roald Dahl, MOG, Culture, Children and teenagers, Harry Potter, David Walliams, Jk Rowling, John, Peter Pan, Cs Lewis, Philip Pullman, Lauren Child


101 Dalmatians review – stage show with tail-wagging swagger

Tobacco Factory Theatres, BristolSally Cookson’s witty, grown-up version of Dodie Smith’s canine caper is full of joie de vivreThere’s an explosion of puppy love in Bristol, where Sally Cookson and Travelling Light’s devised version of Dodie Smith’s classic novel is full of wit and invention, has a retro vibe and offers madcap adventure that is full of joie de vivre and tail-wagging swagger.Trying to stage this show with just five actors and a three-piece band might have given some paws for thou...
Tags: Books, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Bristol, Cruella de Vil, Cookson, Tobacco Factory Theatres BristolSally Cookson, Dodie Smith, Sally Cookson, Katie Sykes, Lucy Tuck, Pongo, Perdita