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One World: Together at Home Raises $127 Million

Global Citizen and Lady Gaga have announced $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Corporate partners and philanthropists announced their support for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), powered by the UN Foundation, during the One World: Together at …

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Theme Park Closures: Updates on the Disney and Universal Parks

If you were hoping to be returning to the biggest United States theme parks anytime soon, we’ve got some bad news for you. In the last few days, some new updates on theme park closures have come in. The Walt Disney Company previously closed Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Walt Disney World …

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2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Postponed to Next Year

The president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the prime minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing regard to the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 Summer Olympics that were scheduled to begin in Tokyo on Friday, July 24 and were to end on …

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Bloodshot Digital Release Set for March 24

Given unprecedented theater closures nationwide, Columbia Pictures has set the Bloodshot Digital release for March 24, 2020 (pre-order at Amazon). The film opened in theaters on March 13. The Valiant comic book adaptation will be available for digital purchase for a suggested retail price of $19.99 in the U.S. with all leading digital retailers. International digital sale …

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AMC Theatres, Regal, Cineplex, Cineworld and More Theatres Close

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, a lot of movie theater chains are following CDC recommendations and closing for an extended period of time to reduce the possibility of more infections. Some others are sticking to the 50% seating capacity rule. We’ll kick things off with AMC Theatres, the largest chain in the Unites …

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Movie Theaters Ordered Closed in Los Angeles and New York

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) quickly spreading throughout the United States, the mayors of the two biggest markets have ordered movie theaters to close temporarily. The order also includes restaurants, bars and cafes (though take-out and delivery is allowed), as well as nightclubs, small theaters houses and concert venues. UPDATE: Regal Cinemas is closing all their …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Available on Digital Early

Following the announcement that Frozen 2 would be available three months early on Disney+ this Sunday, Disney has now also made Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker available on Digital ahead of its original March 17 release. You can watch the movie in both HD and 4K Ultra HD via Amazon. It’s a smart move from Disney …

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Frozen 2 Disney+ Release Moved Up Three Months!

There’s some good news for all the Disney fans having to stay home due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)! The Walt Disney Company has announced that the Frozen 2 Disney+ release has been moved up three months ahead of schedule. The sequel will now be available on the streaming service on Sunday, March 15. “‘Frozen 2’ has captivated …

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Shang-Chi Production Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Marvel Studios has shut down the Shang-Chi production due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Australian crew was informed that first-unit Shang-Chi production was suspended as director Destin Daniel Cretton awaits results of a COVID-19 test. “As many of you know, Destin, our director, has a new born baby. He wanted to exercise additional …

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Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando Closing Due to Coronavirus

Comcast’s NBCUniversal has announced it is temporarily closing its Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Disney yesterday also announced that Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Paris were closing until at least the end of March. The Universal Studios Hollywood theme park said: “The health and safety …

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Disney Closes Disney Parks, Delays Mulan, New Mutants & Antlers

The Walt Disney Company has made some big decisions today due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, starting with the closure of Disneyland through the end of March. “While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Disneyland Resort, after carefully reviewing the guidelines of the Governor of California’s executive order and in the best interest …

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A Quiet Place Part II Release Date Postponed Due to Coronavirus

John Krasinski has announced that the A Quiet Place Part II release date has been pushed back due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The new release date has not been announced. Paramount Pictures had set the A Quiet Place Part II release date for international markets starting on March 18, with a North American release set …

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E3 2020 Officially Canceled Over Coronavirus Fears

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today that E3 2020 has officially been canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. This year’s E3 was going to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 9 to 11. The city of Los Angeles has declared a state of emergency. “After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the …

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Coachella and Stagecoach Officially Postponed to October

Promoter Goldenvoice has announced that Coachella and Stagecoach have officially been delayed to October due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. “At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Coachella and Stagecoach due to COVID-19 concerns,” Goldenvoice said. “While this decision comes at a time of …

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Peter Rabbit 2 Release Date Pushed Back Due to Coronavirus

A second major April film has been pushed back in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. Previously set for April 3, the Peter Rabbit 2 release date has been moved to August 7, 2020, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The sequel was going to be released at the end of March in Europe, but the August 7 date …

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James Bond Scene and More Daniel Craig SNL Clips!

NBC has released clips from last night’s Saturday Night Live episode, which featured Knives Out and No Time to Die star Daniel Craig as host for the second time. In his monologue, the actor even brought along a new James Bond scene! Okay, kind of… just check it out below! The show kicked off with “The Ingraham …

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Trolls World Tour Release Date Moved to 007’s Previous Slot

With James Bond movie No Time to Die being pushed back to November, Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have moved up the Trolls World Tour release date to Friday, April 10, 2020. The Trolls World Tour release date was previously set for April 17. Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit …

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No Time to Die Release Postponed Due to the Coronavirus

MGM, Universal Pictures and James Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, today announced that the No Time to Die release has been postponed until November 2020. The move was made “after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace.” The companies and producers are hoping that the Coronavirus outbreak will have ended …

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Coronavirus Cold Open and John Mulaney Saturday Night Live Clips

NBC has released clips from last night’s Saturday Night Live episode, which kicked off with the Coronavirus Cold Open and featured John Mulaney returning as host for the third time. In the Coronavirus Cold Open, Vice President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) holds a White House press conference to update the American public about the coronavirus and fields questions …

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