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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tops $2.75 Billion, Passing ‘Avatar’s Original Global Box Office Haul

A new #1 box office king is slowly but surely becoming a reality. Today, thanks to an expansion overseas, Avengers: Endgame has now reached $2.75 billion at the global box office. This total puts it past Avatar's original box office haul of $2.749 billion worldwide. But, as many already know, Avatar received a re-release of 9 minutes of extra footage which ...

James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ Sequels Adds Jemaine Clement

Jemaine Clement is heading to the world of Pandora. Today, director James Cameron announced the Flight of the Concords and Moana star has joined all four Avatar sequels. “I’ve loved Jemaine’s work for years and I’m really pumped that he’s joining our cast as Ian Garvin, one of my favorite characters,” Cameron said in a ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

PSA: You Don’t Need to Ridicule Other Films When Praising ‘Avengers: Endgame’

There has never been a film quite like Avengers Endgame. As the 22nd chapter in this 11-year story, the film manages to successfully bring several of our favourite characters’ stories to a close while also setting up a bright but mysterious future. Upon its debut, Endgame earned great critical acclaim and broke several box office ...

‘Avatar’ Sequels Add ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Star Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh is going from Star Fleet to Pandora. The Crazy Rich Asians and Star Trek: Discovery star has been in cast in the upcoming Avatar sequels to play a scientist named scientist Dr. Karina Mogue. “Throughout her career, Michelle has always created unique and memorable characters.  I look forward to working with Michelle to ...

Netflix Announces Live-Action, Re-Imagined ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Series

After the success of their series, The Dragon Prince, written by Aaron Ehasz, Netflix has just dropped the mother of all bombshells. Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming back as a live-action, re-imagined new series. Better yet, the series is coming from creators of the original Nickelodeon show! https://twitter.com/seewhatsnext/status/1042073279895224332 Netflix confirmed that The Last Airbender’s co-creators Michael Dante ...

Uncertainty Looms at Fox’s Movie Studio as Disney Deal Draws to a Close

Because movies take so long to complete and release, running a Hollywood studio typically means planning two to three years into the future. But just one year from now, Twentieth Century Fox may no longer exist. There is a massive amount of uncertainty looming at 20th Century Fox as 2,300 employees of the 83-year-old studio behind Deadpool ...

Disney Q3 Earnings Call: Disney Reports Rare Earnings Miss; Tease Plans For ‘X-Men,’ ‘Avatar’ & More

On the heels of a disappointing box office haul for Solo: A Star Wars Story and in the midst of trying to close a blockbuster deal to acquire most of 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday posted earnings per share of $1.87 on revenue of $15.2 billion, which disappointed Wall Street. Disney was expected ...

Comcast Officially Drops its Bid Against Disney for 21st Century Fox

The House of Mouse wins again. Comcast announced Thursday that it will drop its pursuit of the 21st Century Fox assets that it was fighting over with Disney. "Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky," the company ...

Using ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ to Explain Why Cultural Appropriation is Wrong, but Morally Permissible

Written by: Artur Galvao This is an philosophy paper written by one of our writers for his course on the morality of cultural appropriation. Introduction: Cultural appropriation (CA) is the action of obtaining something from another’s cultural and assimilating it into your own culture. At first pass, cultural appropriation seems to be inherently wrong, and ...

Disney Officially Buys Fox’s Film and Television Studios for $52.4 billion

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos It's official. The deal between Disney and 21st Century Fox was announced this morning and will see Disney acquiring Fox's film studio (20th Century Fox) as well as several televisions studios for $52.4 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Fox will retain the Fox News Channel, Fox Broadcasting (which runs the ...

The Pros and Cons of Disney Buying Fox

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In what has become one of the biggest stories in entertainment history, Disney is in negotiations with 21st Century Fox to buy their television and film assets. It is a story that has made fans excited, angry, confused and, above all else, in a constant state of divisiveness. Mixed feelings regarding ...

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