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Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series Title Possibly Revealed

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Beauty and the Beast prequel series title possibly revealed We may still be a ways away from seeing the Beauty and the Beast prequel series centered on Luke Evans’ Gaston and Josh Gad’s LeFou but now, thanks to legendary composer Alan Menken, it appears we may know the title of the Disney+ project. (Via Collider) RELATED: Luke Evans Gives Update on Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone |...
Tags: Movies, Time, Disney, Evans, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Kevin Kline, Belle, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Bill Condon, Dan Stevens, Tucker, Alan Menken, HOROWITZ, Howard Ashman


‘Little Town’: The Disney+ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series Gets a Title

Don’t trust Alan Menken with your secrets. The famed composer, who just joined the rarified group of EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) winners, accidentally revealed the title for the Disney+ Beauty and the Beast prequel series for which he’s composing the music. The series, which stars Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad as LeFou, will be called Little Town, named after the opening line in Beauty and the Beast‘s catchy small-town song “Bonjour.” After taking home a Daytime Emmy Award for h...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Beauty and the Beast, Bill Condon, Egot, Don, Tony, Alan Menken, Gaston, Josh Gad, Gad, Little Town, Luke Evans, Menken, Family Films


Tunes for Tillermans: Songwriters Behind Apple TV Plus’ ‘Central Park’ on Their Process

When Josh Gad needed original songs for a new show, the first people he turned to were the songwriting team of Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, whom he had met on Disney’s “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.” The Apple TV Plus animated series “Central Park” follows the Tillermans, a family living in a castle in New York’s […]
Tags: Apple, New York, News, Disney, Central Park, Olaf, Josh Gad, Elyssa Samsel, Kate Anderson, Music for Screens, Songwriters Behind Apple


Tunes for Tillermans: Songwriters Behind Apple TV Plus’ ‘Central Park’ on Their Creative Process

When Josh Gad needed original songs for a new show, the first people he turned to were the songwriting team of Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, whom he had met on Disney’s “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.” The Apple TV Plus animated series “Central Park” follows the Tillermans, a family living in a castle in New York’s […]
Tags: Apple, New York, News, Disney, Central Park, Olaf, Josh Gad, Elyssa Samsel, Kate Anderson, Music for Screens, Songwriters Behind Apple


Frozen’s Josh Gad Explains Why One Iconic Song Wasn’t Originally In The Movie

This would have been a very different movie.
Tags: Religion, Josh Gad


VIDEO: Josh Gad Says a BOOK OF MORMON Film Would Have to 'Adjust With the Times'

Josh Gad recently appeared onPeople's Couch Surfing series to chat with host Lola Ogunnaike about his new show Central Park and more [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Times, Central Park, Josh Gad, Lola Ogunnaike, BWW News Desk


Kelly Preston: Hollywood Pays Tribute to ‘Jerry Maguire’ Actor

The showbiz world is in shock at the death of “Jerry Maguire,” “Mischief” and “Twins” actor Kelly Preston, who died on Sunday at 57 after a two-year battle with breast cancer. As well as paying tribute to Preston, many in Hollywood shared their condolences with her husband John Travolta, and children Ella and Ben. Actor […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Obituaries, Preston, John Travolta, Maria Shriver, Ella, Jerry Maguire, Josh Gad, Kelly Preston, Hollywood Pays Tribute, Ben Actor


‘Beauty and the Beast’ Spinoff Update: Luke Evans Explains the Progress of the Gaston and LeFou Disney+ Show

A few days before the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a screeching halt, word came out that Disney+ was developing a live-action Beauty and the Beast spinoff series that would tell a prequel story about what the arrogant Gaston (Luke Evans) and his submissive pal LeFou (Josh Gad) were doing before they entered the narrative of the movie. And while the pandemic has thrown a wrench into many a project over the past few months, it sounds like this one is still chugging full steam ahead. ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Disney, Evans, Beauty and the Beast, Emma Watson, Belle, Josh, Alan Menken, Gaston, Josh-Gad, Luke Evans, Menken, Adam Horowitz, Eddy Kitsis


Luke Evans Gives Update on Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Luke Evans gives update on Beauty and the Beast prequel series Last March, it was announced that Disney+ was developing an untitled Beauty and the Beast prequel series which will center around Gaston and LeFou with Luke Evans (The Hobbit trilogy) and Josh Gad (Frozen) attached to reprise their villain roles from the 2017 live-action film. In a recent interview with Collider, Evans has finally opened up about the project by revealing the status of the series’ current devel...
Tags: TV, Movies, Time, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Evans, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Kevin Kline, Belle, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Dan Stevens, Josh, Rick


‘Man & Witch’: Sean Astin, Christopher Lloyd, and the ‘NeverEnding Story’ Queen Unite for a New Fantasy Film

A new fantasy film is in the works which aims to be a “heartwarming homage to the lo-fi fantasy films of the ’80s,” and it’s set to unite three actors who are widely known for starring in iconic 1980s movies. Tami Stronach, who played the Childlike Empress in 1984’s The NeverEnding Story, will co-star in this new movie opposite Sean Astin (1985’s The Goonies) and Christopher Lloyd (the Back to the Future trilogy). In addition to that unlikely trio of actors, this film will also round out the ’8...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Fantasy, Lloyd, Stronach, Josh Gad, Christopher-Lloyd, Sean Astin, Tami Stronach, Tony Todd, Rhea Perlman, Michael Emerson, Jim Henson Creature Shop, Rob Margolies


Nick Cordero, a ‘Bright Light,’ Remembered by Broadway After COVID-19 Death at 41

After a months-long, grueling public battle with COVID-19, Broadway actor Nick Cordero died Sunday at the age of 41. His wife, fellow theater performer Amanda Kloots, shared a tribute on Instagram, noting that Cordero passed “surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.”“I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere,” Kloots continued. “My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him. Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone’s friend, loved to ...
Tags: Viola Davis, Zach Braff, News, Instagram, Celebrity, Broadway, Ferguson, Elvis, NICK, Dawn, Platt, Matt Doyle, Amanda, Glenn, Sara Bareilles, Josh Gad


‘Hamilton': Celebs Voice Mixed Reactions, From ‘Magical’ to ‘Dangerously’ Omits ‘Realities of Slavery’

The filmed version of Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is drawing both praise and criticism, with some showering it with compliments of artistic “genius” and others noting the liberties taken with the total truth of the time.The July 3 debut on Disney+ of the musical, written, composed by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, is set in the late 1700s and tells the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, at a time when the new nation was wrought with slavery, social inequity and...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Obama, Disney, America, Barack Obama, Gay, New York Times, Broadway, Miranda, Alex, Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay, Josh Gad




Frozen II's Josh Gad And Kristen Bell Just Debuted A Great Product For Fans And It’s For A Good Cause

Every Frozen II fan is going to want one of these.
Tags: Religion, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad


Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Passes Away at Age 98

Comedy legend Carl Reiner passes away at age 98 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net (via Deadline) must report the passing of writer, director, actor and comedy legend Carl Reiner of natural causes at age 98. The father of noted actor/director Rob Reiner was most famous for creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, directing The Jerk and his role as Saul Bloom in the Ocean’s movies. Here is his final Tweet made three days ago… PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: Movies, Carl Reiner, Movie News, Obituary


LISTEN: Josh Gad Talks BOOK OF MORMON Memories, CENTRAL PARK, and More!

Josh Gad joined Zane Lowe for Apple Music's first episode of a new interview series, Songs For Life [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Zane Lowe, Josh Gad, TV News Desk


‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Cast Gets Back Together for ‘Reunited Apart’, and the End is a John Hughes Bonanza

Josh Gad‘s web series Reunited Apart has allowed fans to pass some of their quarantine time by watching the cast and filmmakers behind their favorite movies reunite virtually online. The Goonies, Back to the Future, Splash, Lord of the Rings, and Ghostbusters have all been featured on the series. Now another beloved movie from the 1980s is taking the spotlight. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is one of the many classic teen comedies directed by the late John Hughes, and Josh Gad was able to round up M...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cameron, Ferris Bueller, Ferris, Neil Simon, Ben Stein, Stein, National Lampoon, John Hughes, Matthew Broderick, Josh-Gad, Jeanie, Jennifer Grey, Video Of The Day


Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Cast Reunites on Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Cast Reunites on Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart After 34 years since the theatrical release of John Hughes’ Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in 1986, the main cast of the iconic teen comedy film reunited on the final episode of Josh Gad’s digital show Reunited Apart. You can check out the full reunion now below, which is raising funds for CORE! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh ||...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, TV News, Ferris Bueller, John Hughes, Matthew Broderick, Josh Gad, Gad, Jeanie, Jennifer Grey, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Elyssa Samsel, Kate Anderson, Reunited Apart With Josh Gad, James Merryman


VIDEO: Josh Gad's REUNITED APART Reunites the Cast of FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF

Josh Gad is bringing the cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off back together as part of his Reunited Apart series [Author: BWW News Desk]
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How to Watch the 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Reunion

One of the few bright spots of the past few months of quarantine has been Josh Gad’s “Reunited Apart” YouTube series. Every few weeks, he hosts a virtual reunion with the stars and other members of the production team from some of the most beloved movies of the 1980s like “Lord of the Rings,” “Goonies,” “Back to the…Read more...
Tags: Movies, Livestream, Lifehacks, Josh Gad, How To Watch


‘Ghostbusters’ Returning to Theaters and Drive-Ins with a Special Message for Fans in July

The reopening of movie theaters next month is still somewhat of an uncertainty, especially with Christopher Nolan’s Tenet recently being pushed back another two weeks and Disney considering yet another delay for their live-action adaptation of Mulan. But that’s not stopping Sony Pictures from bringing Ghostbusters back to the big screen in July, not only for theaters open in areas that have mostly overcome the spread of COVID-19, but for the safer, thriving drive-ins around the United States. ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Events, United States, Sony, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Tenet, Josh Gad, Rick Moranis, Ivan Reitman, Dan-Aykroyd


‘Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2’ Added Even More Pressure to Creating a Hit Disney Sequel

Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, a six-part documentary series about the final year of production on the hit animated sequel, arrives today on Disney+. As you can read in our review, the series provides one of the most in-depth looks behind the scenes of making a feature length animated movie. That means cameras were following everyone during some of the most intimate, vulnerable moments that aren’t typically seen by the general public. Naturally, that added even more pressure on top of what ...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, Documentary, Disney, Features, Brooklyn, Animation, Sequels, Idina Menzel, Kristen, Chris, Bobby, Lee, Jen, Chris Buck, Harding


VIDEO: Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Reunite For Two Songs on CENTRAL PARK

It's a Book of Mormon reunion on Central Park In the newest episode of the animated Apple TV series, Book of Mormon original cast members Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells reunite to perform two songs together on the series [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Central Park, Andrew Rannells, Josh Gad, TV News Desk


‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ Recasting Mixed Race Characters Voiced by Jenny Slate and Kristen Bell

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, Hollywood creators are listening even more to the demand for more Black voices to be heard in film and television. And in the case of two animated series featuring mixed race characters, we will literally be hearing more Black voices. Netflix’s Big Mouth and Apple TV+’s Central Park, a pair of animated comedies for adults, have featured female mixed race characters voiced by actresses Jenny Slate and Kristen Bell respectively. Now, after careful c...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, Casting, Molly, Netflix, Animation, Nick Kroll, Kristen-Bell, Jenny Slate, Central Park, Mark Levin, Missy, Josh-Gad


‘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