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Watch: ‘The Mandalorian’ Theme Performed by Composer Ludwig Göransson

Following in the footsteps of John Williams is no easy feat. But Ludwig Goransson manages to do that and leave his own stamp on the Star Wars musical legacy with his score for The Mandalorian. In a new clip released by Disney+, Goransson performs the Mandalorian theme from inside the LED set they used to film the Star Wars TV series. Watch Goransson show off his best rockstar self in the music video below. The Mandalorian Theme John Williams left an indelible mark on the Star Wars franc...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Akira Kurosawa, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Ennio Morricone, Video Clips, New Republic, Pedro Pascal, Jango, Star-Wars, Soundtracks, Dave Filoni, Goransson, Mandalorian


Jude Law in Talks for Live-Action Peter Pan as Captain Hook

Jude Law in talks for live-action Peter Pan as Captain Hook Audiences got a little taste last year of a more villainous side to Jude Law (Captain Marvel) and now the actor is ready to dive in to one of the most iconic villains of all time as he is in talks to portray Captain Hook in Disney’s upcoming live-action Peter Pan adaptation from David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon), according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone |...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, Disney, Julia Roberts, Claude, Hugh Jackman, John, Scarlett Johansson, Peter Pan, Jon Favreau, Jude Law, Marvel Studios, Steven Spielberg, Anderson, Michael, Guy Richie


Jason Momoa to Voice Frosty the Snowman in a Live-Action Movie (Yes, Really)

I hope you’re ready to celebrate Christmas in July, because we’ve all just received one of the best movie news gifts of the year: none other than Jason Momoa (Aquaman) will be lending his voice to the character of Frosty the Snowman in a brand new movie. And this won’t be an animated movie, like the 1969 Rankin & Bass classic. No, no. This is going to be a live-action Frosty the Snowman film, which has us desperately hoping this CG snowman looks exactly like the real Momoa. Please, Warner Bros....
Tags: Movies, Casting, Adaptation, Warner Bros, Jon Favreau, Jason Momoa, Jason, Warner Brothers, Greg Silverman, Berenbaum, Berg, Khal Drogo, Geoff Johns, Warner Bros DC, Momoa, Jon Berg


‘The Mandalorian’ Books Are On the Way, But How Much Will They Expand the Series?

The Mandalorian is the latest success in the Star Wars franchise, and with the first season of the show complete, Lucasfilm is ready to dive into some books centered on the Disney+ production. Later this year, a variety of The Mandalorian books will be released, including a book collecting some of the stunning concept art from the first season, as well as an adult novel by author Adam Christopher. But that’s not all. StarWars.com announced the upcoming slate of The Mandalorian books coming in...
Tags: Books, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Favreau, IDW Publishing, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Pablo Hidalgo, Doug Chiang, Adam Christopher, Phil Szostak


The Morning Watch: Making of ‘Westworld’ Season 3, The ABCs of Cinematography & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, go behind the scenes of the third season of Westworld to see how they pulled of some of the visual effects sequences, which included some help from the technology used to make The Mandalorian. Plus, learn ab...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Cars, Westworld, Pixar, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, Jon Favreau, Cinematography, Disney World, Pixar Animation, Jonathan Nolan, Video Of The Day, The Morning Watch, Roger Gould


Discover Mark Hamill’s Secret Role in ‘The Mandalorian’ and Other Surprises in the First Season

The Mandalorian kicked off with one of the biggest surprises in the history of Star Wars by introducing fans to the adorable little asset known as The Child, but lovingly referred to by everyone as Baby Yoda. However, throughout the first season of the series on Disney+, there are plenty of other secrets, Easter eggs, and references to the rest of the Star Wars saga that you might not have known about. Many of these were revealed or discussed as each episode of The Mandalorian was released, but...
Tags: Star-Wars, Television, Movies, Documentary, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, George-Lucas, Mark Hamill, Orlando, Lucas, Nick Nolte, Luke Skywalker, Mando


Jon Favreau & Dave Filoni First Heard ‘The Mandalorian’ Theme on Composer Ludwig Göransson’s Phone

Since The Mandalorian is a Star Wars spin-off, executive producers Jon  Favreau and Dave Filoni wanted a score that felt familiar to fans who grew up on with the iconic themes of John Williams, but also veered into new territory to distinguish itself from the rest of the Star Wars universe. They were hoping for something that was influenced by the work of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly composer Ennio Morricone and the various scores from the films of Akira Kurosawa, a filmmaker who had a big in...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Sequels, Akira Kurosawa, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, John Williams, Ennio Morricone, Angie Tribeca, Trivia


CS Soapbox: What If The Incredible Hulk is a Multiverse Movie?

CS Soapbox: What If The Incredible Hulk is a Multiverse Movie? Of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s missteps and plot holes (for which there are very few), 2008’s  The Incredible Hulk  might be its biggest inconsistency. It wasn’t a bad film; however, as the second official entry in the MCU, it didn’t align itself with the tone or acclaim of Jon Favreau’s  Iron Man . Not even the end credits sequence  where Robert Downey JR’s Tony Stark recruits General Ross to find Hulk for the “tea...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Marvel, Disney, America, Iron Man, Sony, Toby Maguire, William, Edward Norton, Jon Favreau, Jack, Hulu, Avengers, Natalie Portman


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 on Track for October Debut, Obi-Wan Series Still in Development

The Mandalorian season 2 is on track to debut this October on Disney+, but it will still be some time until we see Ewan McGregor don his robes again in the new Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series. The Mandalorian executive producer Jon Favreau, who was one of several Lucasfilm creatives appearing in a virtual panel  for the ATX Television Festival, gave an update on the highly anticipated second season, while Obi-Wan TV series director Deborah Chow revealed that the project is still in its early stages. ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Vanity Fair, Ilm, Carl Weathers, Favreau, Taika Waititi, Chow, Obi Wan, Pedro Pascal, ATX Television Festival


Exclusive Disney Insider Episode 6 Promo With Artemis Fowl Author

Exclusive Disney Insider Episode 6 Promo With Artemis Fowl Author ComingSoon.net is debuting the exclusive promo for Disney Insider Episode 6 of Disney+’s behind-the-scenes documentary series. This week’s episode highlights Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer with a tour of the Irish countryside. RELATED: Jon Favreau Reveals Mandalorian Season 2 On Track for October Debut Disney Insider peels back the curtain of The Walt Disney Company like never before. Tune in each week as the series takes view...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Jon Favreau, Walt Disney World, Minnie, Mickey, The Walt Disney Company, Hollywood Studios, ComingSoon, Eoin Colfer, Walt Disney Imagineers, Runaway Railway, Artemis Fowl


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Adds ‘Extraction’ Filmmaker Sam Hargrave as Second Unit Director

When 2020 began, Sam Hargrave was best known as a stunt performer and second unit director for several Marvel Studios movies. Now, he’s the director of Netflix’s most-watched original movie ever, the Chris Hemsworth-starring action thriller Extraction. But while he waits for the Extraction follow-up film to be written, Hargrave is heading to a galaxy far, far away: he’s revealed that he’s the second unit director on season 2 of the Disney+ series The Mandalorian. Does this mean Baby Yoda will g...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, America, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Favreau, Marvel Studios, Joe Russo, MCU, Colin Wilson, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Bryan Watson, Hargrave


Sam Hargrave Discusses Work on The Mandalorian Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sam Hargrave reveals The Mandalorian season 2 details As we near closer to the highly-anticipated second season of Disney+’s hit Star Wars spin-off series, Collider has confirmed that Extraction director Sam Hargrave contributed work on new episodes of The Mandalorian as second unit director. RELATED: Jon Favreau Reveals Mandalorian Season 2 On Track for October Debut While discussing the hit Netflix original actioner starring Chris Hemsworth (Avengers: Endgame), Hargr...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, America, Netflix, Timothy Olyphant, TV News, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Favreau, Boba Fett, New Republic, Jon, Rebel Alliance, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito


Jon Favreau Reveals Mandalorian Season 2 On Track for October Debut

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jon Favreau Reveals Mandalorian Season 2 On Track for October Debut In a recent virtual discussion panel for the ATX Television Festival, Jon Favreau revealed some important information regarding The Mandalorian Season 2 and even revealed the show is on track to debut on Disney+ in October, despite the coronavirus situation. “We were lucky enough to have finished photography before the lock down,”  said Favreau, who serves as executive producer on the series. “Thanks to ...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Timothy Olyphant, TV News, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ilm, Nick Nolte, Boba Fett, New Republic, Rebel Alliance, Carl Weathers, Favreau


‘The Mandalorian’ Directors Talk Season 2 and Keeping Baby Yoda Secret

Fans might be foaming at the mouth with anticipation for “The Mandalorian” Season 2 to come out, but in the mean time, showrunner Jon Favreau and the directors of the first season cast their minds back to shooting the wildly popular Disney Plus series’ freshman outing. During a pre-recorded panel for the ATX Television Festival, […]
Tags: News, Events, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon Favreau, The Mandalorian


Every Episode of ‘The Mandalorian’ Was Previsualized Entirely With Virtual Cinema

This week’s edition of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian was shorter than usual, running just under 20 minutes. However, it revealed some more fascinating behind-the-scenes details of the live-action Star Wars series. Like the previous two episodes, this one keeps the focus on the technical side, specifically the visualization process used to plan what will go in front of cameras, both practically and in the immersive virtual set known as The Volume. And we see yet again how The Mandalorian shake...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Features, Sequels, Pixar, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce-Dallas-Howard, Featured Stories Sidebar, Mandalorian, Deborah Chow


‘Pod Save America’ Co-Host Jon Favreau Sells Beverly Grove Bungalow

Having upgraded earlier in the year to a larger, more luxuriously updated home in L.A.’s distinguished Hancock Park neighborhood, political speechwriter turned digital media dynamo Jon Favreau has sold his former home in the less hoity-toity but still quite pricey Beverly Grove area of Los Angeles for a bit more than $2 million. Tax records […]
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Alternate Baby Yoda Designs Revealed in ‘Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian continues a deep dive into the making of the first live-action Star Wars series that’s available on Disney+. After last weekend’s episode proudly displayed the innovative new virtual set technology known as The Volume, the fifth installment of the documentary series shines a light on the practical effects. That includes the creation of the adorable puppet known as “Baby Yoda,” or as he’s officially been designated, The Child. Not only does this episode reveal som...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Nick Nolte, Concept Art, Mando, Werner Herzog, Herzog, Trivia, Favreau, Pedro Pascal, Rosas, Star-Wars


George Lucas Envisioned Using ‘The Mandalorian’ Stagecraft Tech for His Own ‘Star Wars’ TV Shows and Sequel Trilogy

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian continues to provide fascinating insights into the making of the first live-action Star Wars series. One aspect of the production we’ve covered previously was the innovative Stagecraft technology used to create immersive virtual environments in real time and in-camera, rather than the standard green screen technology that requires background visual effects to be added in post-production. This technology, referred to as The Volume by the cast and crew, is one of t...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, George-Lucas, Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, Trivia, Favreau, Mowgli, Skywalker Ranch


Meet the 20 most powerful leaders of Disney Plus, which faces an abrupt exec shake-up after surging to more than 54 million subscribers

After an unprecedented 2019, Disney's business is facing major challenges during the coronavirus crisis. But its streaming service Disney Plus is the one big bright spot for the company and has already gained more than 54 million subscribers since launching in November. Even so, Disney Plus faces obstacles, including a lack of flagship original titles as the pandemic forces productions to shut down. Adding to that is a sudden leadership change, with Kevin Mayer, the chairman of Disney's direct...
Tags: Europe, New York, Hollywood, Abc, Africa, Marvel, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, New York Times


Timothy Olyphant’s The Mandalorian Character Details Revealed

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Timothy Olyphant’s The Mandalorian character details revealed After the exciting reveal last week that Timothy Olyphant (Justified) would be joining the cast of the upcoming second season of Disney+’s The Mandalorian, SlashFilm has brought word that the 51-year-old star filmed scenes in the iconic armor of Boba Fett! RELATED: The Mandalorian Lands Timothy Olyphant For Season Two! Though he filmed his scenes in the armor, he will not be taking over the role as Temuera M...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Timothy Olyphant, TV News, Jon Favreau, Ilm, Nick Nolte, Boba Fett, Morrison, New Republic, Rebel Alliance, FREETOWN, Carl Weathers, Favreau


Meet the 20 most powerful execs and creatives leading Disney Plus, which faces an abrupt leadership change after surging to more than 54 million subscribers

After an unprecedented 2019, Disney's business is facing major challenges during the coronavirus crisis. But its streaming service Disney Plus is the one big bright spot for the company and has already gained more than 54 million subscribers since launching in November. Even so, Disney Plus faces obstacles, including a lack of flagship original titles as the pandemic forces productions to shut down. Adding to that is a sudden leadership change, with Kevin Mayer, the chairman of Disney's direct...
Tags: Europe, New York, Hollywood, Abc, Africa, Marvel, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, New York Times


The Mandalorian Lands Timothy Olyphant For Season Two!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Mandalorian lands Timothy Olyphant for season two! The cast for Disney+’s hit Star Wars spin-off series The Mandalorian is growing with another Hollywood gunslinger in the form of Justified and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star Timothy Olyphant, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Katee Sackhoff Returning to Star Wars For The Mandalorian! Though it’s currently unclear as to whether Olyphant is set to portray a new character in the Star Wars universe or t...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Timothy Olyphant, TV News, Jon Favreau, Ilm, Nick Nolte, Boba Fett, New Republic, Rebel Alliance, Carl Weathers, Favreau, Olyphant


‘The Mandalorian’ Casts Timothy Olyphant in Mysterious Role for Season 2

There hasn’t been a single trailer or promotional still released for the second season of The Mandalorian, but the live-action Star Wars series on Disney+ has seen plenty of surprising details come to light in recent weeks. Now another intriguing new addition to the cast has been revealed with Justified star Timothy Olyphant landing a role in the second season of The Mandalorian. But who is he playing? The Hollywood Reporter dropped the scoop about Timothy Olyphant joining The Mandalorian for...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Timothy-Olyphant, Rex, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Mando, Morrison


‘The Mandalorian’ Almost Had Carl Weathers Play an Alien Character Who Died in Chapter 3

The third episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian arrived on Disney+ today, and with it comes a focus on the show’s small but stellar ensemble cast, which introduces a batch of memorable new characters into the live-action Star Wars universe. Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano and Carl Weathers sat down with executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni to discuss their experience working on The Mandalorian, get their perspective on Star Wars and share some stories from behind the scenes. Easily th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Clint Eastwood, Sequels, Steven Soderbergh, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Pascal, Capoeira, Boba Fett, Mando, John Huston


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Will Not Be Delayed By the Coronavirus

Star Wars fans can put their The Mandalorian season 2 coronavirus concerns to rest, because Disney’s new CEO Bob Chapek has promised that the upcoming season will not be delayed by the ongoing global pandemic. Read his comments below. In an interview with CNBC, Chapek explained that while the coronavirus pandemic has impacted several of Disney’s planned productions, there is still work that can be done before and after principal photography: “We have a certain amount of inventory, particularl...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Jon Favreau, Cnbc, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Release Dates, Bob Chapek, Katee Sackhoff, Chapek, Bo Katan, The Mandalorian