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Steven Spielberg Announces New Amblin and Universal Deal

Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the world’s leading independent film and television studios. The new deals were announced this morning by Steven Spielberg, …

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We Chat with the Animaniacs Cast and Crew!

Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to the Animaniacs cast and crew! You can watch the virtual roundtable using the player below. Joining the conversation were Rob Paulsen (Yakko Warner, Pinky), Jess Harnell (Wakko Warner), Maurice LaMarche (The Brain), Wellesley Wild (Showrunner and Executive Producer) and Gabe Swarr (Co-Executive Producer). The Animaniacs cast and …

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Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott to Star in HBO’s Oslo

HBO is in production on the film Oslo, it was announced today by Tara Grace, Senior Vice President, HBO Programming and Films. Filming will take place in Prague, Czech Republic and Oslo is scheduled to air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max next year. Adapted from the Tony Award-winning play of …

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HBO Max Announces Tiny Toons Looniversity, Picks Up Two Weeks to Live

HBO Max and Cartoon Network are returning to Acme Acres with a series order for Tiny Toons Looniversity, an all-new half hour animated comedy series featuring characters from the Emmy Award-winning Tiny Toon Adventures from Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and Amblin Television. Under the two-season straight-to-series order, Steven Spielberg will return as executive producer, with …

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Animaniacs Trailer Brings Back the Zaniness

Hulu has revealed the new Animaniacs trailer, which you can watch using the player below. 22 years of pent-up zaniness is coming your way when all-new episodes premiere November 20 on the streaming service. The show will return to Hulu for a second 13-episode season in 2021. Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation will …

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Animaniacs Return Announced with Jurassic Park Parody

During this year’s New York Comic Con, Hulu announced the return of Animaniacs with a Jurassic Park parody video that you can watch below! The video includes the likes of Steven Spielberg, Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum in a new take on the famous first dinosaur unveiling scene in Jurassic Park. In addition …

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – A Look Back

With this Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull feature, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull The first decade of Indiana Jones was a mixed bag of offerings featuring series highs and …

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – A Look Back

With this Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade feature, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Like any series with a spectacular start, most of the analysis of all of the films which followed have focused on how …

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – A Look Back

CBS is re-showing some of the Indiana Jones films ahead of production finally beginning for Indiana Jones 5. With Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Victory, the old saying …

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Raiders of the Lost Ark – A Look Back

This month, CBS is re-showing some of the Indiana Jones films ahead of production finally beginning for Indiana Jones 5. Starting with Raiders of the Lost Ark, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Raiders of the Lost Ark Make that Indiana Jones and …

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New Photos from Spielberg’s West Side Story Movie

20th Century Studios has released three new photos from Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story movie, which is scheduled to open in theaters on December 18, 2020. An adaptation of the original Broadway musical, West Side Story explores young love and tensions between rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks on the streets of 1957 New York. In …

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Jaws 45th Anniversary Limited Edition Swims Home June 2

In 1975, acclaimed director Steven Spielberg created the first ever summer blockbuster film and his first big hit, Jaws, the iconic and terrifying action-thriller that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water. Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Original Score, the film has become a cinematic touchstone for generations of moviegoers and …

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New West Side Story Photos Revealed

Vanity Fair has published new West Side Story photos that give you a great look at Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film. An adaptation of the original Broadway musical, West Side Story explores young love and tensions between rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks on the streets of 1957 New York. “This story is not only a product of its …

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James Mangold Replacing Spielberg as Indiana Jones 5 Director

Here’s a shocker! Steven Spielberg will not be directing Indiana Jones 5. According to Variety, Spielberg is handing the reins to James Mangold for the first time in the franchise’s 39-year history. The trade says that, while the deal hasn’t closed, the Logan and Ford v Ferrari filmmaker is in talks to take the job. James Mangold has …

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Amazing Stories Trailer Previews the Steven Spielberg Series

Apple TV+ has revealed the trailer for Steven Spielberg‘s Amazing Stories, coming to the streaming service on Friday, March 6, 2020. The original series is executive produced by Spielberg. A reimagining of the original anthology series, each episode of Amazing Stories will transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most …

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Harrison Ford Says Indiana Jones 5 Production Begins in Two Months

The Indiana Jones 5 production is beginning earlier than we thought! In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, which you can watch using the player below, The Call of the Wild star Harrison Ford revealed that filming should start in about two months. When asked what the challenge is for Ford to come back to roles years later. …

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Apple Announces Premiere Date for Spielberg’s Amazing Stories

Apple today announced the premiere dates for Steven Spielberg‘s Amazing Stories, UK series Trying, and documentaries Dear… and Home. Executive produced by Spielberg, Apple TV+’s original series Amazing Stories will make its global debut on Friday, March 6. The premiere date and a first look image from the series were revealed today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour. …

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Masters of the Air Coming to Apple TV+ from Amblin and Playtone

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman’s Playtone, and Apple TV+ have enlisted for Masters of the Air, an upcoming WWII limited series drama that marks the first series green-lighted with Apple serving as the studio. Based on the compelling non-fiction book by Donald L. Miller, Masters of the Air follows the true, …

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West Side Story Filming Wraps with a Steven Spielberg Letter

West Side Story filming has wrapped and 20th Century Fox has posted a letter from Steven Spielberg and three new photos from the set. In the letter, Spielberg thanks the cast and crew, as well as New York and Paterson for filming in those cities. You can read the letter and the photos via the …

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Why We Hate Series Coming from Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg

Executive produced by filmmaking heavyweights Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg and directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard (Emmy winners for When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts“), Why We Hate explores one of humanity’s most primal and destructive emotions – hate. At the heart of this series is the notion that if people …

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