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Liam Neeson Says He Would Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series

Liam Neeson Says He’d Be Up to Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series Liam Neeson doesn’t say much, but when he does he speaks volumes, especially when talking about anything Star Wars related. In this case, the man gave a rather brief affirmative when asked if he would be willing to return as Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series. “Sure, I’d be up for that, yeah,” Neeson told Collider. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
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‘Wicked’ Loses Another Director as Stephen Daldry Exits the Universal Adaptation

Wicked is having a tough time taking off. Universal’s long-awaited feature film adaptation of the hit musical just lost another director with Stephen Daldry (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close), who has exited the project after being attached to the film for a year. Deadline reports that Stephen Daldry has exited Universal’s Wicked, more than a year after the Billy Elliot director was announced to be helming the film. The outlet reports that Daldry parted ways amicably with the production aft...
Tags: London, Movies, Stage, Broadway, Adaptation, Rob Marshall, Stephen Daldry, Universal, Musical, Tom Hooper, Spielberg, Wicked, Schwartz, Platt, Billy Elliot, Stephen Schwartz

Wicked Feature Adaptation Loses Director Stephen Daldry

Wicked feature adaptation loses director Stephen Daldry It’s been over a year since we last heard word about the film adaptation of the acclaimed Broadway play Wicked and now it’s been revealed that Golden Globe and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry (The Crown) has exited the director chair, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Alan Arkin Exits The Kominsky Method Ahead of the Final Season PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
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‘Wicked’ Director Stephen Daldry Exits Movie Adaptation

Universal’s long-awaited adaptation of “Wicked” has hit another roadblock. Director Stephen Daldry has departed the movie due to scheduling conflicts. The “Wicked” movie, based on the hit Broadway musical, has been in development for over a decade and was recently taken off Universal’s release schedule amid the pandemic. Cast members have not been announced. “Wicked,” […]
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Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence

Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence on His Portrayal During a recent appearance at The Graham Norton Show, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed that they’re currently planning to start filming the Obi-Wan Kenobi series next year in March. In addition, he also opened up about drawing inspiration from Star Wars alum Alec Guinness’ original portrayal of the iconic Jedi master and how will it in...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Alec Guiness, Alec Guinness, Rey, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, John Swartz, Giancarlo Esposito, Obi Wan, ComingSoon

War Horse creators' refugee puppet set for epic walk

Director Stephen Daldry says the project will be "a travelling festival of art and hope".
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Production Start Revealed!

Obi-Wan Kenobi series production start revealed! We may still be a long ways away from the premiere fo the highly-anticipated Star Wars prequel series centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi but it looks as though the production may finally hit the ground running soon as star Ewan McGregor has revealed in a new interview the scheduled time for the start of shooting the Disney+ series! (Via SlashFilm) RELATED: Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian PB...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, TV Premiere, Obi-wan Kenobi, Sam Hargrave, Kathleen Kennedy Tracey Seaward The Queen

New to Stream: The Criterion Channel’s September 2020 Lineup

New to Stream: The Criterion Channel’s September 2020 lineup The Criterion Channel, a streaming service from the niche home video distributor for film aficionados, has unveiled its lineup of programming for the month of September, which will include Richard Linklater’s groundbreaking drama Boyhood, along with a large roster of contemporary and classic films and double features! RELATED: New to Stream: Arrow Video Channel’s September 2020 Lineup PB = PB || {}; ...
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Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian

Obi-Wan series set to use the same VFX technology as The Mandalorian In a recent interview with the ACE Universe, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor was understandably tight-lipped about the story details of Disney+‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi series. However, he did confirm a new detail about the series’ production, revealing that they will be using the same incredible visual effects technology called “The Volume” that was first seen i...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Ilm, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Obi Wan, ComingSoon

Joby Harold Tapped as New Writer for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Joby Harold Tapped as New Writer for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Variety brings word that Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) has been enlisted to write Disney+’s upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Harold is taking over writing duties from Hossein Amini, who reportedly departed the project in January. Harold is also writing Zack Snyder’s upcoming movie Army of the Dead and served as an executive producer on John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum. RELATED: Disney+ Reveals April Disneyla...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Army, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, Harold, Zack Snyder, John Swartz, John Wick, Obi Wan

BWW Flashback: THE INHERITANCE Concludes Broadway Run

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance, directed by Stephen Daldry, was set to conclude its Broadway run today, March 15, after 46 previews and 138 regular performances. Instead, the show's run ended a few days early, due to Broadway's COVID-19 shut-down. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Breaking: THE INHERITANCE Will Conclude Broadway Run This Spring

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Sonia Friedman Productions, and Hunter Arnold announced today that Matthew Lopez' THE INHERITANCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday, March 15th. THE INHERITANCE began previews on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theater 243 West 47th street on Friday, September 27th, 2019 and officially opened on Sunday, November 17th, 2019. At the conclusion of the run, the production will have played 46 previews 28 of The Inheritance and 18 of The Inher...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stephen Daldry, Inheritance, Matthew Lopez, BWW News Desk, Hunter Arnold, Ethel Barrymore Theater, Tom Kirdahy Sonia Friedman Productions

Ewan McGregor Speaks Out on Obi-Wan Series Production Delay

Ewan McGregor speaks out on Obi-Wan Kenobi series production delay Following yesterday’s breaking news about Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series being put on hold, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has finally addressed the issue in a recent press event for Birds of Prey, strongly dispelling previous reports about creative differences being the main reason why production has been delayed for the new Star Wars prequel spinoff series. He also confirmed that the series has not been can...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, ComingSoon, Obi-wan Kenobi, Disney Plus, Kathleen Kennedy Tracey Seaward The Queen

BREAKING: Obi-Wan Series on Hold as Series is Retooled

BREAKING: Obi-Wan Series on Hold as Series is Retooled Looks like those pinning their hopes on seeing Ewan McGregor light up the lightsaber again will have to wait a little longer, as The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Lucasfilm’s planned Disney+ series about Obi-Wan Kenobi has been put on hold. Despite recent rumors that the show was cancelled, the show remains in active development with McGregor (Birds of Prey) still set to star and Deborah Chow (The Mandalorian) still in line to dire...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Leia, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Luke, Skywalker, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi

Exit Lines: Broadway Has Issues

From the blockbuster album by Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill is bookended by scenes at Christmas, but you’re unlikely to be of good cheer as the story unfolds. Hyper-controlling Mary Jane Healy (Elizabeth Stanley) is writing her annual year-end newsletter from her Connecticut abode, willfully oblivious that her nuclear family is set to explode. Despondent over their sexless marriage husband Steve (Sean Allan Krill) busies himself with work and online porn. Son Nick (Derek Klena) is going t...
Tags: Music, London, Angels, Theatre, America, Harvard, Connecticut, Broadway, Stephen Daldry, Vanessa Redgrave, Young Adult, Inheritance, NICK, Patten, Popdose, Exit Lines

Mandalorian Director Deborah Chow Talks Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Deborah Chow discusses lessons from The Mandalorian As fans prepare themselves for the return of Ewan McGregor in the iconic role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney+’s upcoming spin-off series, director Deborah Chow has made her debut in the Star Wars universe with the streaming service’s first series The Mandalorian in its newly-released third episode. In an interview with The New York Times, Chow spoke on the lessons she learned from Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau and animated ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Jon Favreau, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Chow, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi, Obi Wan, Hossein Amini, Dave Filoni

The Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Was Originally Planned to Be a Feature Film, Ewan McGregor Confirms

The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series has had a long road to the screen. First rumored as a spin-off movie with Ewan McGregor reprising his role as the beloved Jedi Master, news of the project eventually fell by the wayside following the disappointing box office returns of 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. But rumors finally became reality with the announcement of the yet-untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series set to premiere on Disney+. However, McGregor has confirmed that the initial rumors were true: this w...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan-McGregor, McGregor, Star-Wars, House of Mouse, Deborah Chow, Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series

Ewan McGregor Teases Production Start Date For Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

Ewan McGregor teases production start date for Obi-Wan Kenobi series In an interview with the Men’s Journal, Golden Globe Award-wining actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed a few details about Disney+‘s forthcoming Star Wars prequel series, centered on McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He revealed that the untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series will have a total of six-hour long episodes and will also begin its production in the summer of 2020. “The storyline sits between Epi...
Tags: Star Wars, UK, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Hossein Amini, Obi-wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow

Joel Edgerton Teases Return to the Star Wars Universe

Joel Edgerton teases return to the Star Wars universe Amidst that glorious new The Rise of Skywalker trailer and all the buzz surrounding The Mandalorian, actor Joel Edgerton quietly offered another Star Wars bombshell for fans to gush over — his potential return as Owen Lars in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Fans will recall that Edgerton played a younger version of the ill-fated Lars in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, so it makes sense that he would return in some capaci...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Stephen Daldry, Joel Edgerton, Lucas, Luke Skywalker, McGregor, Ewan, Skywalker, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Lars, Edgerton, ComingSoon

‘Come From Away,’ ‘Company,’ ‘The Inheritance’ Score at Olivier Awards

A gender-swapped revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” the 9/11-related musical “Come From Away,” and a seven-hour gay-themed play, “The Inheritance,” each won four Olivier Awards in London on Sunday. Stage icon Patti LuPone took home one of the Oliviers – Britain’s equivalent of the Tonys – for “Company,” for best supporting actress in a musical. […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Britain, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Daldry, Olivier awards, Company, Patti LuPone, Come From Away, The Inheritance

Everything we know about the rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi movie

After years of reports that Obi-Wan Kenobi would get his own Star Wars movie, rumors indicate that the fan-favorite Jedi Master might star in his own streaming television miniseries instead. The post Everything we know about the rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi movie appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Star Wars, News, Trends, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Obi Wan Kenobi, Movies & TV, Obi Wan Kenobi standalone film

‘Wicked’ movie musical to fly into theaters Christmas 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winds have changed again for the long-awaited movie version of the hit musical “Wicked.” Universal Pictures says Friday that the film will land in theaters on Dec. 22, 2021. It had originally been on the schedule for this December. Stephen Daldry is still set to direct the film, with Marc […]
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‘Wicked’ Movie Gets 2021 Holiday Season Release Date

Universal Pictures has set its “Wicked” movie for the Christmas season with a release date of Dec. 22, 2021. Stephen Daldry will direct and Marc Platt will produce. The three-time Tony Award-winning stage musical was adapted from Gregory Maguire’s novel by Winnie Holzman and three-time Oscar-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, who are also collaborating on the […]
Tags: News, Stephen Daldry, Universal, Universal Pictures, Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, Marc Platt, Gregory Maguire, Winnie Holzman

The ‘Wicked’ Movie This Way Comes to Theaters in December 2021

Wicked is defying gravity — and years of false starts — with an official release date. Universal has set the Wicked release date for December 2021, finally bringing the hit musical to the big screen. The feature adaptation of Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz‘s Tony Award-winning musical was originally set to fly into theaters in 2019, but its release date was taken over by Tom Hooper’s Cats. Universal has set the official release date for Wicked for December 22, 2021, according to Deadlin...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Disney, Avatar, Broadway, Adaptation, Stephen Daldry, Universal, Warner Bros, Idina Menzel, Musical, Tom Hooper, Kristin Chenoweth, Wicked, Schwartz, Maguire

Stephen Daldry’s Iconic ‘Inspector Calls’ Excites and Entertains in Wallis Annenberg Run

Penned in 1945, J.B. Priestley’s classic thriller “An Inspector Calls” is one of the most popular plays in the history of British theater. In 1992, director Stephen Daldry (“The Crown,” “Billy Elliot”) staged the production for modern-day audiences in London and, since then, “An Inspector Calls” has gone on to award-winning runs (including nabbing multiple […]
Tags: London, News, Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot, Priestley, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, An Inspector Calls, Wallis Annenberg Run

Theater review: ‘An Inspector Calls’ and is welcome back anytime

With “An Inspector Calls,” director Stephen Daldry saddles up an old warhorse and turns it into a sleek, muscular triple-crown winner. The Wallis Center in Beverly Hills has imported The National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of J.B. Priestley’s deeply psychological thriller, playing here through Feb. 10 only. Although Priestley penned it during World War II to recall the prior “war to end all wars,” and although Daldry first staged this revival in 1992, the work feels vital and exhilara...
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Off Broadway Review: ‘The Jungle’

With the rumbling of semis careening by and the sound of Middle Eastern music in the distance, “The Jungle” aims to vividly immerse audiences into the world of the real-life migrant and refugee camp of the same name. By telling the story of the Jungle’s creation in Calais, France, in 2015, and its eventual destruction […]
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Toronto Film Review: ‘Vita & Virginia’

One reason that the great Virginia Woolf has proven resistant to the flattening instincts of the straight-ahead, birth-to-death biopic to date is that there are so many ways into the story of her life, and each aspect seems to have its emblematic text. Stephen Daldry’s adaptation of “The Hours” with its focus on the restrictive […]
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All the Emmy-winning TV shows you can watch on Netflix, from 'Black Mirror' to 'Godless'

Netflix looks like it might soon replace HBO as the perennial Emmy Awards favorite, following the award show's 70th annual broadcast on Monday night. Netflix and HBO tied for the most Emmy wins of any network on Monday with 23 wins each. During the main broadcast, Netflix edged out HBO in the wins count seven to six.   The streaming service also led all networks in nominations for the first time this year with 112 nods, surpassing HBO's 108 nominations.  In 2017, Netflix took home 20 Emmys from ...
Tags: Hbo, Trends, Netflix, West, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Daldry, Emmy, Rotten Tomatoes, Black Mirror, Claire Foy, Elizabeth Ii, Merritt Wever, Carlos Rafael Rivera, Netflix Black Mirror Emmy, Netflix Godless Emmy

The 70th Emmy Awards Winners

70th Emmy Awards winners The Television Academy are set to announce the 70th Annual Emmy Awards winners at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles tonight and we’ll be on hand to bring you the winners! Check them out below! RELATED: 70th Emmy Award Nominations Revealed! (The winners are indicated with red bold text) Updating… 70TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS WINNERS Drama Series Game of Thrones The Handmaid’s Tale Stranger Things The Americans This Is Us Westworld Comedy Series Atlanta Barry Black-is...
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