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Archaeologists unearthed 160 sarcophagi from an ancient Egyptian necropolis. Some of the tombs were inscribed with mummy curses.

A Egyptian man points at hieroglyphs in the mastaba tomb of Seshem Nefer Theti at the Giza Pyramid complex. Oliver Weiken/picture alliance via Getty Archaeologists have found 160 sarcophagi at Saqqara, an ancient Egyptian city of the dead, since September. The walls of some Saqqara tombs are inscribed with a curse. One warns that the gods will wring any impure trespasser's neck "like that of a goose." Researchers recently opened some of the newly discovered coffins — which had remained und...
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Disney+ is One Year Old Today – Here’s How It Can Improve in Year Two

Impossible though it may be to believe, we’re just one year removed from the first day that Disney+ was made live to the general public. Yes, it’s true. One year removed from the first episode of The Mandalorian , one year removed from Disney+ including generalized language warning parents about potentially inflammatory content, and one whole year removed from the fad known as MacLunkey. (Remember MacLunkey?) A year later, Disney+ has become one of the most powerful streaming services ava...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Muppets, United States, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney, Hamilton, Tcm, Donald, Nat Geo, Leonard Maltin, Jim Henson, Josh Gad

Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Dead at Age 80

Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Dead at Age 80 It is with great sadness brings word (via CNN) that long-running Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has died at the age of 80. The show’s Twitter account shared that the beloved host “passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends.” PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone...
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The ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Trilogy Gets Recapped in 8 Minutes By Josh Gad as Olaf the Snowman

One of the best parts of Frozen II is when Olaf has to recap the events of the first movie for the Northuldra and a troop of Arendelle soldiers who have been trapped in an enchanted forest for decades. Now, to help motivate people to vote in the 2020 election, Josh Gad has taken it upon himself to recap the entire Star Wars franchise as Olaf, starting with the prequel trilogy in just eight minutes. In addition to telling the story in Olaf’s endlessly chipper voice, he also offers some amusing m...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Lol, Video Clips, Palpatine, Olaf, Obi Wan Kenobi, Josh-Gad, Gad, Trade Federation, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar

Listen to Josh Gad as Olaf Recap the Star Wars Prequels

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Listen to Josh Gad as Olaf Recap the Star Wars Prequels In an effort to get more people to vote for the U.S. Presidential election, Josh Gad took to Twitter and promised to recap the Star Wars prequels as Olaf should his message to get the vote out surpass 10,000 retweets, all of which had to include an “I Voted” sticker. Well, that number was quickly achieved and, true to his word, the actor jumped on Instagram and broke down George Lucas’ Star Wars prequels, namely The ...
Tags: Frozen, Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, George Lucas, Central Park, Chris Buck, Orient Express, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Josh Gad, Gad, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Jennifer Lee

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Clip: Watch Olaf Become Self-Aware in the Animated Short Available on Disney+ Today

Remember when the runtime Pixar’s Coco was increased by nearly a third of the film’s total length due to the fact that Disney attached the 22-minute short film Olaf’s Frozen Adventure to it? It was a brutal experience, especially for families who just wanted to take their kids to see a Pixar movie. Well, Disney is at it again with a new Frozen short film focusing on Olaf. Thankfully, Once Upon a Snowman clocks in around only seven minutes, and you can watch one minute of it right now On...
Tags: Amazon, Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Peter, Olaf, Josh-Gad, Short Films, Disney/Pixar, Disney Today, Becky Bresee

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Directors Explain How ‘Back to the Future Part II’ Inspired Their ‘Frozen’ Prequel Short [Interview]

What happened to Olaf the talking snowman in the window of time between his creation and his first meeting with Anna during Frozen? The new Disney short Once Upon a Snowman answers that question. It turns out that Josh Gad’s warm hug-loving character had a bit of an adventure, full of hijinks and existence-defining moments. And according to directors Trent Correy and Dan Abraham, it was all inspired by Back to the Future Part II. Once Upon a Snowman is streaming now on Disney+, so before or aft...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Interview, Disney, Features, Animation, Anna, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Dan, Trent, Olaf, Looney Tunes, Sven, Josh Gad

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Trailer: Find Out Olaf’s Unlikely Beginnings in this ‘Frozen’ Prequel Short

Everyone’s favorite summer-loving snowman has another animated short dedicated just to him. In Once Upon a Snowman, we finally get to see Olaf’s unseen origins in a Frozen prequel short film coming to Disney+ this month. Watch the Once Upon a Snowman trailer below. Once Upon a Snowman Trailer The film, which is set to debut on Disney+ later this month, “follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle.” And as we see f...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, Disney, Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Movie Trailers, Abraham, Olaf, Josh Gad, Gad, Short Films, Arendelle, Correy, Peter Del Vecho, Once Upon a Snowman, Trent Correy

Once Upon a Snowman Trailer Follows Olaf’s Journey Into Finding Himself

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Once Upon a Snowman Trailer Follows Olaf’s Journey Into Finding Himself Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the official Once Upon a Snowman trailer for their newest animated short film, featuring Frozen‘s lovable snowman Olaf as he finds himself in a self-identity crisis. The short film will be available for streaming on Friday, October 23, exclusively on Disney+. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Disney Recasts Raya and The Last Dragon With Kelly ...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Video, Movies, Disney, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Anna, Mike White, Chris Buck, Orient Express, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Josh Gad, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Kristoff

‘Moonfall’, the Roland Emmerich Movie About the Moon Crashing into Earth, Recruits Stanley Tucci

Internet thirst-trap and very good actor Stanley Tucci has joined the cast of Moonfall, the latest Roland Emmerich disaster pic which has a killer premise: the Moon has been knocked off orbit and is going to crash into the Earth! Game of Thrones actor John Bradley has also signed up for the project, which stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, and Charlie Plummer. Deadline has the scoop on the latest Moonfall casting, revealing that Stanley Tucci and John Bradley will be starring alongside Halle...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Stanley-Tucci, Wilson, Roland-Emmerich, Charlie Plummer, Bradley, Berry, Emmerich, Tucci, Josh Gad, Lionsgate Films

Stanley Tucci and John Bradley Join Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall

Stanley Tucci and John Bradley Join Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall According to Deadline, Stanley Tucci and John Bradley have signed on for Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall just in time for production to kick off in Montreal this month. The duo join a cast that includes Patrick Wilson, Halle Berry, Charlie Plummer and Randy Thomas. Tucci will play a character called Tom Phillips, described as a rich car dealer who is married to Wilson’s ex-wife, while Bradley will play KC Houseman — a role previously ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Nasa, Earth, Stuart Ford, Anne Hathaway, North America, Montreal, Robert Zemeckis, Halle Berry, Stanley Tucci, Wilson, Roland Emmerich, Bradley, Berry, Emmerich

Sarah Silverman And Tiffany Haddish Get Naked To Warn About Naked Ballots

Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Mark Ruffalo and Josh Gad also appear in the stripped-down voting video.
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Sarah Silverman And Tiffany Haddish Warn About Naked Ballots

Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Mark Ruffalo and Josh Gad also appear in the stripped-down voting video.
Tags: News, Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad, Chris Rock Amy Schumer Mark Ruffalo

‘Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’ is Just the Latest Disney TV Special to Highlight the Theme Parks – Watch the Best and Weirdest Here

This week marks another new arrival to Disney+, the eight-episode Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom series, produced by National Geographic. The eight episodes, narrated by Josh Gad, all purport to offer the audience a weekly peek into the inner workings of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, one of the four theme parks of the Walt Disney World Resort, as well as The Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion at Epcot. In doing so, the series is able to spotlight many of the animals you can encounter at the tw...
Tags: New York, Movies, Abc, California, Youtube, Disney, Features, Muppets, Ronald Reagan, Walt Disney Company, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Louis Armstrong, Epcot, Caribbean

Evening Before: Billy Porter, Jeremy Strong, Octavia Spencer, Seth McFarlane Drive Virtual Quarantunes MPTF Bash

Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Motion Picture and Television Fund turned to Richard and Demi Weitz’s Quarantunes Zoom concert fundraising franchise to save this year’s edition of the Evening Before fundraiser tied to the annual Primetime Emmy Awards fete. “Succession’s” Jeremy Strong, George Clooney, Rachel Brosnahan of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Schitt’s Creek’s” Dan Levy, Octavia […]
Tags: News, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Motion Picture and Television Fund, Richard, Josh Gad, Billy Porter, MPTF, Richard Weitz, Seth McFarlane, Demi Weitz, Quarantunes, Jeremy Strong George Clooney Rachel Brosnahan, Dan Levy Octavia

Disney+ Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Marvel’s 616’ & More, Promises ‘WandaVision’ is Coming This Year

Disney+ has unveiled its upcoming calendar of releases for the streaming platform, with legacy titles like the Tom Hanks classic Big and brand new shows like the anthology documentary series Marvel’s 616 locking down slots in the coming months. Find out what else is coming to the platform below, including the news that the original series WandaVision is still on track for 2020. We already knew that The Mandalorian season 2 would be arriving at the end of October, but this is the first conf...
Tags: Television, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Nasa, Lego, New York Times, Jane Lynch, Kate Winslet, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Louisiana, John Legend, Lincoln Center, Pixar, Lucasfilm

WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo Disney has released a new promo revealing what fans can expect to see for the rest of this year on Disney+, including confirming that WandaVision will release in 2020! You can check out the video now in the player below to see what other movies and shows are headed your way on the streamer! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Nasa, Lego, New York Times, TV News, Streaming, Jane Lynch, Kate Winslet, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Louisiana, John Legend

‘Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’ Trailer: Escape Current Events With This Docuseries About Animals

Things are rough right now, gang, so we could all use an escape, or a distraction. So how about animals? I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of animals. In fact, you might say I like animals more than I like human beings. And Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom will provide an up-close look at the goings-on within Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT. Watch the trailer below. Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Trailer ...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, Kenya, Animal Kingdom, Kinsey, Magic of Disney, TV Trailer, Disney Imagineering, Josh-Gad, Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom, Harambe Wildlife Reserve, Josh Gad Magic

Daisy Ridley Says Rey Was Originally a Kenobi in Rise of Skywalker

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Daisy Ridley says Rey was originally a Kenobi in Rise of Skywalker We are almost a year removed from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the big finale to Disney’s Star Wars trilogy that was mostly met with negative reactions by fans and critics alike. Even the cast has voiced their displeasure with the film. Case in point: Daisy Ridley, who spoke with Jimmy Kimmel Live! guest host Josh Gad about the problematic production. You can check out the video below! Naturally, the ...
Tags: Star Wars, Hollywood, Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Tom Cruise, Daisy Ridley, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Rey, J J Abrams, Palpatine, Skywalker, Ridley, Keri Russell

TV News Roundup: FX Announces ‘A Teacher’ Premiere Date (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, FX announced a premiere date and released a trailer for “A Teacher,” and Disney Plus shared a first look into “Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.” CASTING Robin Thede and Matt Rogers have joined HBO Max‘s upcoming dog grooming competition series “Haute Dog,” which premieres Sept. 24. Rogers will be the show’s […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Disney, Nick Robinson, Rogers, Kate Mara, Matt Rogers, Josh Gad, Robin Thede, Disney Plus, Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom, A Teacher

Daisy Ridley Says ‘Star Wars’ Toyed With Rey’s Parentage, Including Making Her a Kenobi

Rey Kenobi? That might have been the true parentage of Rey revealed in Star Wars: Episode IX, according to Daisy Ridley, who revealed that the Star Wars teams toyed with several ideas for Rey’s origins before settling on making her the granddaughter of Emperor Palpatine. But “an Obi-Wan connection” was one of the front-runners before the idea on Rey’s parentage had been decided on, which Ridley revealed was not even set in stone while she was filming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. In an i...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Daisy Ridley, Rey, Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams, J J Abrams, Palpatine, Skywalker, Ridley, Anakin, Obi Wan Kenobi, Kenobi

‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Disney+ Short Reveals the Unseen Origins of Olaf

Normal life may have been put on hold during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Disney animators have been far from frozen in place. In fact, they’ve been busy as ever, putting out Disney+ animated shorts made entirely from home, usually revolving around everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf. At the beginning of lockdown, the Disney Animation team banded together to give us a series of Frozen shorts, titled Olaf at Home, and now, as Hollywood begins to kick back into gear, they’ve given us ye...
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Once Upon a Snowman: Disney+ Sets New Short With Olaf’s Origin Story

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Once Upon a Snowman: Disney+ sets new short with Olaf’s origin story After releasing the final episode of their short digital series At Home With Oaf last May, it looks like Disney+ isn’t ready to let go of Frozen‘s lovable and fan-favorite snowman as they officially announced their brand new animated short titled Once Upon a Snowman. Set to debut on Friday, October 23, the new Disney+ short will center around Olaf’s untold origin story with Josh Gad set once again repris...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Disney, Streaming, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Anna, Mike White, Chris Buck, Orient Express, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Josh Gad, Kristen Anderson Lopez

Kevin Hart will fill Jerry Lewis’ shoes to bring back MDA telethon

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Kevin Hart will host the return of a popular telethon once spearheaded by the late Jerry Lewis to fight muscular dystrophy. The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced Wednesday that Hart will host the MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon. The two-hour, star-studded virtual fundraiser event will air Oct. 24. Celebrity guests will include Michael B. Jordan, Eva Longoria, Jack Black, Usain Bolt, Josh Gad and Jillian Mercado, who was diagnose...
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Need a warm hug? Olaf returns in new Disney short and educational videos for kids

The beloved snowman is back! Josh Gad, who voices Olaf in the "Frozen" franchise, announced new projects to bring laughs and lessons to fans.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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VIDEO: Watch Josh Gad's Guest Host Monologue on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Josh talks about the heat wave in Los Angeles, boats sinking at a Trump parade in Texas, Americans attending Labor Day parties despite the pandemic, his new movie Artemis Fowl, and he checks in with Guillermo, and introduces a new Olaf project that is going to revolutionize the world of education. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Texas, Jimmy Kimmel, Theatre, Los Angeles, Trump, Josh, Guillermo, Olaf, Josh Gad, Stage Tube

To Honor Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad Shares Touching Video Singing On Set With Sterling K. Brown

Josh Gad worked with the late Chadwick Boseman in the 2017 Thurgood Marshall biopic.
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