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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus - from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Disney Plus has several new shows based on big franchises, like "Star Wars" and Marvel. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries. Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $14/month. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney Plus has a lot of new shows to stream. There are spin-offs, s...
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43 of the best fantasy books to help you escape reality

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Fantasy books have huge cult followings, with readers devouring 800-page journeys through mythical worlds.There are a ton of sub-genres so any reader can find something that interests them.This list has epic classics like "The Lord of the Rings" and new favorites breaking the genre's norms.If you're anything like me, fantasy books like "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" w...
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‘Animorphs’ Creators Exit Movie Adaptation Over Creative Differences

The Animorphs movie has lost the series’ original creators. Animorphs co-creator Michael Grant, who co-wrote the sci-fi novels with his wife Katherine Applegate (writing together under the name K.A. Applegate), revealed that they are parting ways with the upcoming film adaptation over creative differences. Animorphs co-creator Michael Grant shared that he and Applegate, who write together under the name K.A. Applegate, have exited the upcoming film adaptation of their acclaimed children’s sc...
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All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
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Black: Warner Bros. Adapting Superhero Comic Book Series into Film

Black: Warner Bros. Adapting Superhero Comic Book Series into Film According to Deadline, Warner Bros. Pictures has officially teamed up with Studio 8 to develop the film adaptation of co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3’s popular comic book series titled Black which centers around a world where only Black people can possess superpowers. Osajyefo and Smith have also signed on as producers with the team reportedly searching for the project’s director. “Part of the inspiration for Blac...
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Kevin Steverson’s Salvage Title Acquired by Hideout Pictures

Kevin Steverson’s Salvage Title Acquired by Hideout Pictures Just two years after hitting shelves, Kevin Steverson’s sci-fi epic novel Salvage Title has been acquired by Average Joes Entertainment’s Hideout Pictures to be developed into a feature film, according to Deadline. RELATED: The Kane Chronicles: Netflix Adapting Rick Riordan’s Trilogy Novel Into Films PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRef...
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Inside Hollywood's post-pandemic future, as it grapples with Netflix's growing influence and a movie-theater industry that could be permanently altered

"Tenet" Warner Bros. Hollywood has been rocked by the coronavirus pandemic, with studios still shifting movie releases and finding alternatives to theaters. Universal and AMC even reached a deal to shorten the theatrical window after a brief feud, which could have major ramifications for the future. Meanwhile, Netflix has released hit movies this year like "The Old Guard" and "Extraction," but it's also looking for its own major franchise to rival Hollywood studios. Business Insider spoke ...
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Exclusive Lost Girls & Love Hotels Clip Starring Alexandra Daddario

Exclusive Lost Girls & Love Hotels Clip Starring Alexandra Daddario ComingSoon.net has an exclusive clip from the upcoming drama thriller Lost Girls & Love Hotels, starring Alexandra Daddario and releasing on Digital and On Demand on September 18. You can check out the clip now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = re...
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Updates From Uncharted, the Flash Movie, and More

Rick Riordan is teaming up with Netflix to adapt The Kane Chronicles. Christoper Landon teased a teeny little bit of progress on more Happy Death Day. Plus, Supernatural gets in one last Halloween episode, meet James Bond’s new No Time to Die villain, and what’s to come on The Boys. Spoilers, away!Read more...
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The Kane Chronicles: Netflix Adapting Rick Riordan’s Trilogy Novel Into Films

The Kane Chronicles: Netflix adapting Rick Riordan’s trilogy novel into films Following the official confirmation of the Percy Jackson novels being developed into Disney+ series, award-winning author Rick Riordan has announced that he has teamed up with Netflix to adapt another one of his popular novel franchises. The streaming giant is currently in the process of developing the first film adaptation of Riordan’s YA adventure trilogy novels titled The Kane Chronicles which is inspired by the ...
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Rick Riordan’s ‘Kane Chronicles’ Books Being Developed as Films at Netflix

Rick Riordan, author of the popular “Percy Jackson” novels, is developing his Egyptian mythology series “The Kane Chronicles” into feature films at Netflix, Variety has confirmed. The author made the announcement on his social media accounts and website on Saturday. “Hey everybody, want some more exciting news? We’re developing ‘The Kane Chronicles’ as feature films for […]
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Alexandra Daddario-Led Lost Girls & Love Hotels Trailer & Release Revealed!

Alexandra Daddario-led Lost Girls & Love Hotels trailer & release revealed! After debuting a teaser for the romantic drama early last month, Astrakan Film AB have debuted the official trailer for the Alexandra Daddario-starring adaptation of Lost Girls & Love Hotels, which is set to digital platforms and VOD this September! Check out the trailer in the player below! RELATED: Lost Girls & Love Hotels Trailer Takes Alexandra Daddario to Tokyo PB = PB || {}; ...
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New Leaf July Discussion Thread • Life's a Beach, Water, Water, Everywhere

It's time to discuss our book for July, The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan Quote: Originally Posted by Goodreads Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse - Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the ...
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Lost Girls & Love Hotels Trailer Takes Alexandra Daddario to Tokyo

Lost Girls & Love Hotels trailer takes Alexandra Daddario to Tokyo Astrakan Film AB has released the first trailer for director William Olsson’s forthcoming drama film titled Lost Girls & Love Hotels, featuring Alexandra Daddario as she portrays an American English teacher in Tokyo, Japan, who’s trying to forget her past. The film will be arriving in select theaters and VOD on September 4. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Disney+ Developing Series Adaptation of Percy Jackson...
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Percy Jackson: Rick and Beth Riordan Reveal Current Status of Disney+ Series

Percy Jackson: Rick and Beth Riordan reveal current status of Disney+ series Series creators Rick and Beth Riordan took to Twitter to reveal some new updates on the current development of Disney+‘s highly-anticipated series adaptation of the Percy Jackson novels. Beth Riordan excitedly shared that the project is moving along quite fine as they are almost finished with the pilot outline which means that pre-production is still in the early stages. In a separate tweet, when a fan asked about t...
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Percy Jackson: Rick and Becky Riordan Reveal Current Status of Disney+ Series

Percy Jackson: Rick and Becky Riordan reveal current status of Disney+ series Series creators Rick and Becky Riordan took to Twitter to reveal some new updates on the current development of Disney+‘s highly-anticipated series adaptation of the Percy Jackson novels. Becky Riordan excitedly shared that the project is moving along quite fine as they are almost finished with the pilot outline which means that pre-production is still in the early stages. In a separate tweet, when a fan asked abou...
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Percy Jackson: Logan Lerman Open to Return as a New Character in the Disney+ Series

Percy Jackson: Logan Lerman open to return as a new character in the Disney+ series Nearly a month since best-selling author Rick Riordan confirmed that his Percy Jackson novels are now officially being adapted into a Disney+ series, fans are still reeling with joy as they’ve been waiting for a long time for the project to be made and have already started dropping names of the potential cast, who they think are perfect for their favorite Demigods. Interestingly, despite the live-action films...
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3's Karen Gillan Teases a Post-Thanos Nebula

Production on Into the Spider-Verse 2 has officially begun. Kenneth Branagh teases the spy-fi action of Artemis Fowl. Jonathan Frakes will be back behind the camera for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Plus, what’s to come on Stargirl and The 100, and Rick Riordan has high hopes the Disney+ Percy Jackson will outdo the…Read more...
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‘Percy Jackson’ Author Still Hates the Movies, Says Disney+ Series Will Fix Everything

The best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series was turned into a film franchise that 20th Century Fox hoped would become their own Harry Potter. But after just two movies, it seemed the interest just wasn’t there, so fans never got to see the rest of the books brought to the big screen. That doesn’t seem to bother author Rick Riordan though, because he has been very outspoken about his hate for the movies, and he says the upcoming Disney+ series will not follow that same path of d...
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Netflix & BritBox Pull Little Britain From Libraries Due to Blackface Sketches

Netflix & BritBox pull Little Britain from libraries due to blackface sketches A few months after word broke that discussions of a revival were underway for the hit British sketch series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams’ Little Britain has been pulled from Netflix, BBC and BritBox libraries over some controversial blackface sketches, according to Deadline. RELATED: Netflix Reportedly Exploring Possibility of Little Britain Revival With the past two weeks seeing a wave of protests around the ...
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Author Rick Riordan Expresses Dislike for Percy Jackson Films

Author Rick Riordan Expresses Dislike for Percy Jackson Films As fans of the Percy Jackson series of novels will attest, the two film adaptations were awful. Not only did they fail to capture the spirit, heart, and cleverness of the books, but they turned Pierce Brosnan into a shirtless Centaur. As it turns out, fans aren’t alone in their disdain for the film — the author of the novels, Rick Riordan, isn’t fond of them either. Riordan revealed as much via Twitter ...
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‘Percy Jackson’ Author Slams Films: ‘It’s My Life’s Work Going Through a Meat Grinder’

As fans patiently wait for Disney Plus’ upcoming “Percy Jackson” series, author Rick Riordan is slamming the film adaptations of his popular novels, writing that they’re his “life’s work going through a meat grinder.” Riordan took to Twitter to respond to fans who also shared their dissatisfaction with the “Percy Jackson” movies. “I don’t know, […]
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PERCY JACKSON Live Action Disney+ Series Announced!

Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series has announced that the books will be turned into a live action series for Disney [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Disney+ Movies and TV Titles for June 2020 Revealed!

Disney+ movies and TV titles for June 2020 revealed! Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles that will be available to the streaming service this coming June 2020. This includes the premiere of the final three episodes of the Star Wars documentary series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, and the six-episode series debut of Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2. Check out the full list below! (via Vital Thrills) Next month will also see the world premiere of Kenneth Branagh’...
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‘Percy Jackson’ TV Series in Early Stages of Development at Disney+

Back when Harry Potter was all the rage and studios were snatching up every young adult fantasy book series they could get their hands on, 20th Century Fox launched Percy Jackson as a film franchise. It wasn’t quite as successful as the likes of Chronicles of Narnia, but it stood out from the rest of the pack. However, following the release of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, the sequel Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters saw a lower box office turnout, and the series was seemingly aban...
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Disney+ Developing Series Adaptation of Percy Jackson Novels

Disney+ developing series adaptation of Percy Jackson novels After hitting the big screen twice in the early 2010s to generally mixed reviews from fans, Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson novel franchise is getting another shot at an adaptation as the author took to Twitter to announce a series iteration is currently in the works at Disney+! His announcement video can be viewed below! RELATED: Alan Taylor To Helm Pilot For Ringworld Adaptation pic.twitter.com/Jr9yh68Qcj — Rick Riordan (@rickrio...
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Percy Jackson Series in Development at Disney Plus

A Percy Jackson series is currently in the early stages of development at Disney Plus. Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson book series, made the announcement Thursday in a video on Twitter alongside his wife Becky. Rick then followed up with a statement, which reads in part, “We can’t say much more at this […]
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CS Recommends: The Strain Trilogy & More!

CS Recommends: The Strain Trilogy & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including The Strain Trilogy & more. Check out our picks below! MAX EVRY’S RECOMMEND: Fuzzikins Fuzzi Babies Click here to purchase! My daughter LOVES these Fuzzi Babies play sets, which come with three mini-markers, a little fuzzy white doll (La...
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Best travel books for kids and teens

We know travel is a wonderful gift for our children. We want our kids to be curious about the world and to get out there and discover it. Reading is one of the best ways to inspire our children to travel. Books about other children traveling, or books about the experiences of others in a far-off place, fuel kids’ curiosity. Below we list some of our favorite books to inspire your kids — from kindergarteners to teens — to travel. 1. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans Photo: Penguin Random House ...
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Listen: How ‘The Lightning Thief’ Creators Aim to Diversify Broadway

“The Lightning Thief” doesn’t look like most Broadway musicals. And according to its creators, that’s a good thing. Listen to this week’s podcast below: After all, the musical based on Rick Riordan’s hit series of YA novels can count itself as one of a number of new shows (“Slave Play,” “Be More Chill”) that are […]
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