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Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins to Direct The Lion King Sequel

The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Moonlight director Barry Jenkins will direct the upcoming The Lion King sequel, according to Deadline. The Academy Award-winning Jenkins will take on the second installment of the live-action film that was released by Disney in 2019, directed by Jon Favreau. The script comes to us from Jeff Nathanson, …

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The Mandalorian Season Two to Premiere in Fall 2020

Jon Favreau today confirmed on his social channels that The Mandalorian Season Two will premiere on Disney+ in the fall of 2020! You can view his The Mandalorian Season Two tease with a mysterious character below. The eight-episode first season of the series premiered on the streaming service on November 12, 2019 and just concluded on December …

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The Mandalorian Posters Revealed by Disney+

Disney+ has released five The Mandalorian posters that you can view in the gallery below! The new trailer is now also online and can be watched by clicking here! The highly-anticipated live-action Star Wars series is premiering on the streaming service on November 12. The Mandalorian is written and executive produced by Jon Favreau, with Dave Filoni …

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The Lion King Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Set for October

With the movie still in the top five after nine weeks, Disney has now announced The Lion King Digital and Blu-ray release dates. The film will arrive on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere October 11 (pre-order here) and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD October 22. The home release …

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The Chef Show Volume 2 Trailer Previews the Sept. 13 Launch

The Chef Show Volume 2 is set to launch on Netflix September 13th and the streaming service is giving its members a first look today. The trailer, which you can watch below, features Roy Choi, Jon Favreau and Seth Rogen. The Chef Show Volume 2 consists of six episodes. The season picks right up where …

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The Mandalorian Poster Previews the Disney+ Star Wars Series

With D23 Expo taking place this weekend, Disney+ has revealed the first The Mandalorian poster, which gives us a new look at the live-action Star Wars series premiering on the streaming service at launch on November 12. You can view the full The Mandalorian poster in the gallery below. The Mandalorian is written and executive produced by Jon …

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The Lion King Press Conference: Here’s What We Learned

With the highly-anticipated movie opening in theaters this week, we recently got a chance to attend The Lion King press conference. Participating were director Jon Favreau, Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), Dr. John Kani (Rafiki), Keegan-Michael Key …

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Jon Favreau Is Already Writing The Mandalorian Season 2

Spider-Man: Far From Home star and The Lion King director Jon Favreau was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he revealed that he’s already writing The Mandalorian Season 2! He said they are done with the first season and that he’s writing part of The Mandalorian Season 2 now. You can watch Favreau’s full interview with Jimmy …

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The Lion King Review: Should You Check Out This Disney Remake?

Before I start this The Lion King review, I want to address something so you know where I stand. There has been some discussion online lately about whether or not people are fans of Disney live-action remakes. Though I’ve enjoyed reading both sides, I have loved some and not others. I’m also okay with changes, …

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The Lion King Images and Cast Featurette Released

The Walt Disney Studios has revealed new The Lion King images featuring the voice talent with their characters. The Lion King images include Donald Glover with Simba; Beyoncé Knowles-Carter with Nala; John Oliver, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner with Zazu, Pumbaa and Timon; Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar; Alfre Woodard with Sarabi; Eric André, Florence Kasumba and Keegan-Michael …

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The Lion King TV Spot: Hear Beyoncé, Donald Glover Sing

Today we have a new The Lion King TV spot from Disney featuring the voices of Donald Glover (Simba) and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), who perform the iconic song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.” In addition, we learned that tickets for the feature film are available for advance purchase starting tomorrow. Disney’s The Lion King, directed …

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Beyoncé and Donald Glover Sing Can You Feel the Love Tonight

Today a clip of the international TV spot with Beyoncé and Donald Glover singing “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from the upcoming The Lion King remake has appeared online. You can check out the video in the tweet below. New #TheLionKing international TV spot featuring Beyoncé and Donald Glover singing “Can You Feel The Love …

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The Chef Show and Chef’s Table’s Return Announced by Netflix

Netflix announced today new and returning series during its FYSEE Food Day at Raleigh Studios. The food-centric slate of programming includes The Chef Show, a new series from Jon Favreau and Roy Choi; new volumes of Netflix’s longest-running documentary series, Chef’s Table; and new episodes of Somebody Feed Phil featuring Phil Rosenthal. Read on for …

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Downey Jr., Midler and Nine More to Be Honored as Disney Legends

Robert Downey Jr. and Bette Midler, along with such luminaries as Wing Chao, Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer, will be honored as Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2019 for their remarkable contributions to the Disney legacy. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO …

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The Mandalorian Photos: First Look at the Live-Action Star Wars Series

At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago today, writer and executive producer Jon Favreau, director and executive producer Dave Filoni, and executive producer Kathleen Kennedy hosted a panel discussion on the upcoming Disney+ series The Mandalorian. They also revealed new The Mandalorian photos, which you can view in the gallery below. Joining them on stage were Pedro …

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The Mandalorian Panel Live Stream from Star Wars Celebration

Lucasfilm is today holding its anticipated Star Wars Celebration panel for the first Star Wars live-action series, The Mandalorian, premiering on November 12th. The Mandalorian panel live stream will begin at 11 a.m. Central Time and you’ll be able to watch it below. The Mandalorian is written and executive produced by Jon Favreau, with Dave Filoni (Star …

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Bounty Hunter IG-88 to Appear in The Mandalorian

Jon Favreau gifted his followers a new photo from the set of The Mandalorian on Christmas Day that confirms bounty hunter IG-88 will appear in the live-action Star Wars series. IG-88 debuted in 1980’s Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and was among a group of bounty hunters summoned by Darth Vader to find the Millennium …

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The Lion King Teaser Trailer and Poster Roar Online!

The Walt Disney Studios today revealed the first The Lion King teaser trailer during the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins football game and you can now watch it online! You will also find the first poster below. The Lion King opens in theaters on July 19, 2019. Director Jon Favreau’s all-new The Lion King journeys to the …

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George Lucas Visits The Mandalorian Set on Favreau’s Birthday

Jon Favreau got a big surprise on his 52nd birthday today, as George Lucas visited the set of the first live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. You can view his photo with George Lucas below! Underneath, you’ll also find some more photos from the set that Favreau has recently posted. After the stories of Jango and Boba …

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First Mandalorian Photo as Filming Begins on the Star Wars Series

Production on the first live-action Star Wars series has begun! Lucasfilm has released the first The Mandalorian photo, which you can view in full below. After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of …

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