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Willow Series a Go at Disney+ with Director Jon M. Chu

Disney+ has confirmed it is developing a Willow series, which will bring the epic fantasy adventure set in an age of swords, sorcery, myths and monsters to the streaming service. Based on the magical world of George Lucas’ Willow movie, the Willow series is slated to begin production next year. The production plans to return …

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A Cold Case Is Reopened in the Home Before Dark Trailer

Apple TV+ has revealed the Home Before Dark trailer, which previews the streaming service’s new series premiering on April 3, 2020. The first season consists of 10 episodes and the series has already been renewed for a second season. Home Before Dark is a dramatic mystery series inspired by the reporting of young investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak. Directed …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the Cast of In the Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda has tweeted out that he’s joining the cast of the film adaptation of his Broadway musical In the Heights. In the first tweet he posted a pic of himself that said Lin-Manuel Miranda is Piraguero. The second tweet has the same pic but states, “One last bit of casting. [Rolls piragua cart on …

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Thai Soccer Team Rescue Project Coming to Netflix

Netflix today announced that it is joining forces with SK Global Entertainment (Crazy Rich Asians, Delhi Crime), Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians), and Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya (Bad Genius) to bring the dramatic story of the 2018 Thai soccer team rescue to audiences around the world. Netflix and SK Global Entertainment have been granted the …

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Ken Jeong and Jon M. Chu Teaming for Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special

Ken Jeong and director Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) will reunite for Jeong’s hour-long Netflix comedy stand-up special, which Chu is set to direct. This marks Jeong’s first comedy special, which will premiere globally in 2019 on Netflix. This is the first comedy special that Chu has directed. Tentatively titled Ken Jeong: First Date, …

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Crazy Rich Asians Sequel Moving Forward

Following the film’s box office success last weekend, a Crazy Rich Asians sequel is moving forward at Warner Bros. Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, which cost only $30 million to make, has earned $44.4 million since opening in theaters last Wednesday. Jon M. Chu is returning to direct the Crazy Rich Asians sequel and will …

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Crazy Rich Asians Soundtrack and Score Albums Released

WaterTower Music has today released two albums of music from director Jon M. Chu’s film Crazy Rich Asians, a contemporary romantic comedy based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan, that will be in theaters Wednesday, August 15. The Crazy Rich Asians soundtrack is comprised of songs from the film, and the second album will feature …

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