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‘Hamilton’ Documentary Coming to Disney+ Alongside the Musical

The much-hyped film version of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s acclaimed Broadway hit Hamilton is arriving on Disney+ in just a few days, but the streaming service knows the musical’s rabid fan base will never be satisfied by just the movie itself. So as an added bonus, Disney+ will also release a new Hamilton documentary which features the original cast reunited to talk about the origins and legacy of the musical. Get more details below. Entertainment Weekly reports that a new Hamilton documentary, en...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, America, Broadway, Espn, Pbs, Musical, Miranda, Entertainment Weekly, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Kelley Carter, Kelley L Carter, PBS s Hamilton


‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Story “Feeds Into the Possibility” of More Sequels, According to Dan Aykroyd

When the Ghostbusters cast and filmmakers reunited on Josh Gad’s web series Reunited Apart, there was a little confusion about something Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman said during their chat. Many thought the filmmaker was revealing another sequel was already in development, but it was just an out of context quote that got misconstrued. However, Ghostbusters is still a franchise, and obviously Sony Pictures would like to see Afterlife reinvigorate the brand. That’s why we’re not...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Sony Pictures, Oklahoma, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Entertainment Weekly, Cadillac, Egon, Dan-Aykroyd, Peter Venkman, Josh Gad, Ivan Reitman


Dan Aykroyd Says Ghostbusters Afterlife Honors Harold Ramis

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Dan Aykroyd Says Ghostbusters Afterlife Honorably Represents Harold Ramis We still have a long time to wait for Ghostbusters: Afterlife to hit theaters, but cast and crew have been making the rounds to discuss the threequel. Case in point, Dan Aykroyd dropped by Entertainment Weekly and shared this important nugget info regarding his former co-star Harold Ramis, who passed away in 2014: “To have that formation without that man standing right there on the line with us was ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Manhattan, Trevor, Oklahoma, Jason Reitman, Entertainment Weekly, Cadillac, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Rudd, Bokeem Woodbine, Callie, Reitman, Carrie Coon, ComingSoon


The Walking Dead, NOS4A2 & More Coming to [email protected]

The Walking Dead, NOS4A2 & more coming to [email protected] AMC has announced virtual panels for several of its series at this year’s [email protected], which runs from July 23-26, including The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: World Beyond and NOS4A2.  RELATED: Comic-Con Offers Details on [email protected] Initiative PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptSt...
Tags: TV, Movies, The Walking Dead, Virginia, Amc, Walking Dead, TV News, Entertainment Weekly, Extras, James, Chris Hardwick, Morgan, Joe Hill, Zachary Quinto, Scott, Wayne


J.K. Simmons Teases More MCU J. Jonah Jameson!

J.K. Simmons teases more MCU J. Jonah Jameson! Last year saw the exciting return of J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) to the world of a certain Marvel webslinger in Spider-Man: Far From Home as Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson, whom he had portrayed in Sam Raimi’s original trilogy, and now the 65-year-old Oscar winner has opened up to Entertainment Weekly about the possible future of his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. RELATED: Jackpot: Marc Guggenheim to Write Spider-Man Universe Heroine M...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Andy Serkis, Sony, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Marvel Studios, Entertainment Weekly, Hunter, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Simmons, Sam Raimi, Tom Holland, J. k. simmons, Marc Guggenheim, MCU


J.K. Simmons is Still Signed On for More ‘Spider-Man’ Films as J. Jonah Jameson

J.K. Simmons is ready to demand more pictures of Spider-Man. He just needs to get a call from Marvel Studios or Sony. The Oscar-winning actor confirmed that he is signed on to reprise his role as Spider-Man’s belligerent media foe J. Jonah Jameson (who Simmons played once again in a surprise cameo appearance in Spider-Man: Far From Home) in more films, but that any future appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are up to Sony. Fans of the Sam Raimi Spider-Man were rewarded in a big way ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Spider-Man, Sequels, Sony, J K Simmons, Marvel Studios, Entertainment Weekly, Alex Jones, Simmons, Tom Holland, Raimi, MCU, Comic Book/Superhero, J Jonah Jameson, Jonah Jameson


Superhero Bits: ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Will Have More MCU Tie-Ins, New ‘TMNT’ Pinball Machine & More

Want see all the Batman cameos in Teen Titans Go!? Will there be more Marvel Cinematic Universe tie-ins for the final season of Agents of SHIELD? Are there serious discussions at HBO Max about David Ayer‘s cut of Suicide Squad? Did Hugh Jackman ever wear that yellow Wolverine suit? How do Iron Man and Captain America‘s characters arcs compare in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. DC Kids collected all of the Batman cameos from the first four seasons of the animat...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Superhero Bits, Agents of SHIELD, Avengers, Batman, Birds Of Prey, Captain-America, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Harley Quinn, Iron-Man, Justice-League, Shazam, Spider-man, Suicide Squad, Superman, Teen Titans Go


HBO's top 82 TV shows of all time, ranked from worst to best by critics

With the launch of HBO Max looming, we looked back at HBO's years of stellar programming. We ranked all of HBO's notable shows from worst to best by Metacritic scores, from classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to modern hits like "Watchmen" and "Succession." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HBO has brought us some of the greatest TV shows of all time, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," throughout its history of original programming, which started in the early '80s. ...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hbo, Hollywood, Abc, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Rome, Atlantic, New York Times, Italy, Yorkshire


Amazon's 41 original TV series, ranked from worst to best by critics (AMZN)

Amazon Prime Video has beefed up its offering of original TV shows in recent years with genre titles like "The Boys" and "The Expanse." It's also expanded its comedy content with Emmy-winning shows like "Fleabag" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." We ranked every notable Prime Video original series from worst to best by Metacritic scores. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Prime Video has delivered an impressive collection of original TV shows in recent years.  It's nota...
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The top HBO TV shows of all time, ranked from worst to best by critics

With the launch of HBO Max looming, we looked back at HBO's years of stellar programming. We ranked all of HBO's notable shows from worst to best by Metacritic scores, from classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to modern hits like "Watchmen" and "Succession." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HBO has brought us some of the greatest TV shows of all time, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," throughout its history of original programming, which started in the early '80s. ...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hbo, Hollywood, Abc, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Rome, Atlantic, New York Times, Italy, Yorkshire


The best HBO TV shows of all time — and the worst

With the launch of HBO Max looming, we looked back at HBO's years of stellar programming. We ranked all of HBO's notable shows from worst to best by Metacritic scores, from classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to modern hits like "Watchmen" and "Succession." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HBO has brought us some of the greatest TV shows of all time, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," throughout its history of original programming, which started in the early '80s. ...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hbo, Hollywood, Abc, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Rome, Atlantic, New York Times, Italy, Yorkshire


The best HBO original TV shows of all time — and the worst

With the launch of HBO Max looming, we looked back at HBO's years of stellar programming. We ranked all of HBO's notable shows from worst to best by Metacritic scores, from classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to modern hits like "Watchmen" and "Succession." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HBO has brought us some of the greatest TV shows of all time, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," throughout its history of original programming, which started in the early '80s. ...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hbo, Hollywood, Abc, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Rome, Atlantic, New York Times, Italy, Yorkshire


Every notable HBO original TV show, ranked from worst to best by critics

With the launch of HBO Max looming, we looked back at HBO's years of stellar programming. We ranked all of HBO's notable shows from worst to best by Metacritic scores, from classics like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to modern hits like "Watchmen" and "Succession." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HBO has brought us some of the greatest TV shows of all time, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," throughout its history of original programming, which started in the early '80s. ...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hbo, Hollywood, Abc, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Rome, Atlantic, New York Times, Italy, Yorkshire


12 movies on Netflix that critics think are terrible but audiences can't get enough of

Netflix said in its first-quarter earnings report on Tuesday that its original movie "Spenser Confidential" had been watched by 85 million households. The movie has a "rotten" 38% Rotten Tomatoes critic score and it's not the only movie with poor reviews to surge in popularity in recent weeks.  The streaming search engine Reelgood has been providing Business Insider weekly lists of Netflix's most popular movies, based on Netflix's own daily lists, for the past month. We compiled a list of the ...
Tags: Boston, Trends, Earth, Rebecca, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Army, Secret Service, Rolling Stone, Jack, Hulu, Rotten Tomatoes, Detroit, Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Sara


Chris Hemsworth was Overwhelmed by the Action in Extraction

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Chris Hemsworth was overwhelmed by the action in Extraction We’re just a few days away from the debut of Netflix’s action drama Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth as a bad ass mercenary who finds himself fighting for his life when a mission involving a young boy goes to Hell. As it turns out, the wild action as seen in the trailers was enough to exhaust even the mighty Hemsworth, who was a tad overwhelmed by the action put forth by director Sam Hargrave. “That was a bi...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Interview, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Sam, Entertainment Weekly, Anthony, Dhaka, Chris, Hemsworth, Joe Russo, Movie News, Extraction, Fay Masterson, Derek Luke


‘Disney Family Singalong’ Reunites ‘High School Musical’ and Disney Movie Stars at a Social Distance

We’re all in this together — from at least six feet apart. Disney has enlisted Disney Channel and Disney movie stars in a star-studded Disney Family Singalong set to air this week on ABC. The socially-distanced singalong event will reunite High School Musical stars Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens, along with other cast members of the beloved Disney Channel movie to perform “We’re All in This Together,” while mega-stars like Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato, Disney legends like Moana star Auli’i...
Tags: Television, Movies, Christina Aguilera, Abc, Disney, Ariana Grande, Hercules, Demi Lovato, Zac Efron, Musical, John Stamos, Derek Hough, Entertainment Weekly, Julianne Hough, Disney Channel, Moana


RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Disqualifies Season 12 Contestant Sherry Pie Over Catfishing Allegations

RuPaul's Drag Race has disqualified season 12 contestant Sherry Pie over catfishing allegations, Entertainment Weekly reports. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Entertainment Weekly, Rupaul, TV News Desk, Sherry Pie


Quibi closes on $750 million as its date with destiny approaches

With just over one month to go until its official launch date, the short-form, subscription streaming service Quibi has closed on $750 million in new financing, according to a report in the company’s private PR firm The Wall Street Journal. The company declined to disclose exactly who invested in the new round (which is always a great sign) and didn’t comment on how the new investment would effect the company’s valuation. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman told the Journal that the new finan...
Tags: Startups, TC, Hollywood, Media, Youtube, Tech, Netflix, Jeffrey Katzenberg, WeWork, Alibaba Group, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Journal, WSJ, Streaming Service, Mike Bloomberg


‘Transformers: War for Cybertron’ Trailer: Netflix Unveils a Look at Part One of Its New Anime Series

Netflix has carved out a nice chunk of territory for itself with anime shows based on recognizable properties like Castlevania, Dragon Quest, Godzilla, and Ultraman, and soon the streaming service will take audiences to Cybertron in a Transformers anime series. During New York Toy Fair this past weekend, the first trailer debuted for part one of Netflix’s Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy, entitled Siege, which takes us back to the intense planetary battle between the Autobots and Decepti...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Hasbro, Anime, Entertainment Weekly, Transformers, Inigo Montoya, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Optimus Prime and Megatron, Ethan Anderton, Desanto, Transformers: War For Cybertron, George Krstic Megas


‘Connected’ First Look: Phil Lord and Chris Miller Take on the Smartphone Revolution

Phil Lord and Chris Miller have managed to turn a LEGO figure into a goofy hero, and helped a team of Spider-Men win an Oscar. Now the filmmakers are revealing their next project, a sci-fi comedy about an ordinary family who face a robot — er, smartphone — uprising. Formerly titled The Mitchells Vs The Machines, check out the Connected first look images below. Connected First Look The first images from Connected come courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, which debuted two new images from t...
Tags: Images, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Lego, Animation, Broad City, Abbi Jacobson, Sony, Olivia Colman, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Eric Andre, Entertainment Weekly, Mitchell, Miller


‘Killing Eve’ Clowns Around in Season 3 Photos; Premiere Date Announced

After its surprising season 2 finale, in which one main character left another for dead, the BBC America spy drama Killing Eve is almost back for its third season. Executive producer Sally Woodward Gentle calls it “the most personal” and “the most emotionally rocky” season yet, which says a lot about the dynamic between MI6 agent Eve (Sandra Oh) and unpredictable assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer). Find out when the new season is set to premiere and check out a few new photos below. Entertainm...
Tags: BBC America, Drama, Images, Mystery/Suspense, Release Dates, Television, Jodie Comer, Killing Eve, Sandra Oh


Bryan Cranston Remakes ‘The Shining’ for a Mountain Dew Super Bowl Commercial

This weekend brings us Super Bowl LIV, and with it will be a bunch of star-studded new commercials pushing all the biggest brands in front of one of the largest television viewing audiences of the year. But in the internet age, it’s more important to go viral before the Big Game, and some of this year’s biggest commercials are already online. One of them will be of particular interest to fans of Mountain Dew, Bryan Cranston and Stanley Kubrick. Mountain Dew has just launched their new Mounta...
Tags: Movies, Jack Nicholson, Horror, Mountain Dew, Super Bowl, Jack, Tracee Ellis Ross, Entertainment Weekly, Bryan Cranston, Ross, Remakes, The Shining, Wendy, Peele, Jack Torrance, Jordan Peele


Shorties (2020's Captivating Debut Novels, A New Beach Slang Holiday Song, and more)

Book Riot previewed 2020's captivating debut novels. Stream a new Beach Slang holiday song, "Jolly Liver." Largehearted Boy's list of "best books of 2019" lists has collected 869 year-end lists so far. Largehearted Boy's list of essential and interesting year-end "best of 2019" music lists. December's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: The Iowa Baseball Confederacy by W.P. Kinsella eBook on sale for $1.99 today: Changing Planes by Ursula K. Le Guin BuzzFeed li...
Tags: Music, David, Entertainment Weekly, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Ben Lerner, Kinsella, Jennifer Weiner, National Book Foundation, Lisa Lucas, Meena Kandasamy, Ursula K Le Guin BuzzFeed, Rebecca Wolff, Heather Christie


'Star Wars' rewatch: 'The Last Jedi' destroys a legend to rebuild the same legend

Rian Johnson delivers the strangest movie in the Star Wars franchise. As we count down to The Rise of Skywalker (Dec. 20), Entertainment Weekly critic Darren Franich is looking back on every film in the Star Wars franchise. Last week: Megadeath Star. This week: The Last Jedi twists and turns. Plus: Skywalker hits in a few days, so check out EW's new Star Wars podcast! “It's time to let old things die,” says Kylo Ren (Adam Driver). “Snoke, Skywalker, the Sith, the Jedi, the Rebels. Let ...
Tags: News, Entertainment Weekly, Rian Johnson, Skywalker, Darren Franich, Skywalker Dec, Kylo Ren Adam Driver `` Snoke Skywalker


Rey Wants to Know More About Her Parents in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

One of the biggest questions about the new Star Wars trilogy is the origin of the galaxy’s new savior. Who is Rey and where does she come from? Star Wars: The Last Jedi seemed to give us an answer when Kylo Ren flat out told her, “They were filthy junk traders, sold you off for drinking money. They’re dead in a pauper’s grave in the Jakku desert .” Rey seemed to acknowledge this as a truth that she knew but was never willing to fully accept, but it turns out, like some Star Wars fans, she want...
Tags: Movies, Uncategorized, Entertainment Weekly, Daisy Ridley, Kylo Ren, Rey, J J Abrams, Jakku, Skywalker, Ridley, Star-Wars, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' trailer airs during ‘Monday Night Football’: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. ‘Star Wars’ meets ‘Monday Night Football’ We don’t often write about movie trailers at Ad Age, but this one seems worth mentioning. The final trailer for Disney’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” aired during “Mo...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Beyonce, Microsoft, Russia, Advertising, Disney, Billie, Adidas, Iran, Kanye West, New England Patriots, Gizmodo, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, New York Jets


New Look at Keri Russell’s Rise of Skywalker Character Zorri Bliss

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Look at Keri Russell’s Rise of Skywalker Character Zorri Bliss Star Wars fever is almost upon us once more. As such, Entertainment Weekly decided to offer fans a little tease via a new photo from The Rise of Skywalker, which features Keri Russell’s mysterious new character Zorri Bliss sporting a Rocketeer-is helmet whilst holding some sort of medallion. Check out the photo in the Instagram post below!   View this post on Instagram ...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Carrie Fisher, John Williams, Entertainment Weekly, Matt Smith, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian, Lucasfilm Ltd


‘El Camino’ Had Two Alternate Endings and the Original Cut Ran Three Hours

When Aaron Paul‘s long-suffering Jesse Pinkman crashed a stolen El Camino through the fences of the white supremacist compound where he had been kept enslaved in the explosive Breaking Bad finale in 2013, his fate was left on an ecstatic but ambiguous note. Six years later, we find out the aftermath of Jesse’s escape from the neo-Nazis who had tortured him in this weekend’s El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. And while the film offers a more decisive fate for Walter White’s former partner, writer-...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad, Movies, Drama, Montana, Netflix, Alaska, Aaron Paul, Entertainment Weekly, PAUL, Gould, Vince, Jesse, Gilligan, Walter White


Colton Haynes Returning as Roy Harper in Arrow’s Final Season

Colton Haynes returning as Roy Harper in Arrow’s final season Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Colton Haynes (Teen Wolf, American Horror Story, Bigger) will be reprising his role as Roy Harper, aka Arsenal, in the final season of The CW’s Arrow. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(func...
Tags: TV, Movies, Arsenal, TV News, The Cw, Connor, Mia, Cw, Arrow, Entertainment Weekly, Oliver, Colton Haynes, Stephen Amell, Haynes, J J, Emiko


25 Years Ago, ‘The Return of Jafar’ Kicked Off the DTV Era of Disney Animation

The summer of 1994 was a big deal for the Walt Disney Company. Primarily, it marked the release of the studio’s biggest animated film to date, The Lion King , a film with a rocky production history that has become one of their most incredible success stories. But it was a summer of upheaval and major change, both among its top executives and within the studio’s storied legacy of animation. The Lion King celebrates its quarter-century anniversary in mid-June, but another 25th anniver...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Australia, Youtube, Robin Williams, Disney, Features, United States, Animation, Williams, Sequels, Walt Disney Company, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Little Mermaid, Pixar, Entertainment Weekly