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Rumor: An Obi-Wan Kenobi Series in the Works at Disney+

If any rumor turns out to be true, I hope it's this one. The rumor of an Obi-Wan Kenobi project under the Disney/Star Wars banner has been around for quite some time now. At one point, it was said that Lucasfilm was full steam ahead on it, even bringing in director Stephen Daldry. Ewan McGregor ...

Marvel taps ‘Rick and Morty’ Writer Michael Waldon as Showrunner for ‘Loki’ Series

Marvel’s god of mischief series has a showrunner. THR is reporting that Michael Waldon, a writer for Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, has been named showrunner for Marvel Studios' Loki series. The show will act as one of the first Marvel projects for Disney's upcoming Disney+ streaming service. Tom Hiddleston is expected to star in the series, ...

“Start of Something New:” Disney’s ‘High School Musical’ Series Assembles its Main Cast

It's time to bop to the top once more. Disney's streaming service, Disney+, will house several original movies and television shows but one project has fans on the edge of their seats to see what the house of mouse comes up with. The television show based on Disney Channel's classic movies High School Musical has announced its ...

Josh Gad Reportedly Teaming with ‘Once Upon a Time’ Creators for ‘Muppets’ Revival on Disney+

After an abysmal series on ABC, The Muppets are apparently set to make yet another comeback to the small screen, only this time, it'll be online! Nearly a full year ago, we learned that Disney was interested in reviving The Muppets for a new series on the upcoming streaming service Disney+. Now some details have made ...

Disney’s 2019 Q1 Earnings Call: Disney Beats Quarterly Estimates, Discuss Plans for Disney+, Marvel & More

Today, Disney held its first quarter shareholders meeting, in which they discussed a wide range of topics including 2018 revenue, the future of Disney+, Marvel and more. While Wall Street expected the house of mouse to have an earnings per share of $1.55 on revenue of $15.18 billion, this was not the case. The entertainment ...

Disney’s Acquisition of Fox Will Lead to a “Transformational” Year

Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, as well as the launch of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme parks and the Disney+ streaming service later this year, signals a big, but transformational year ahead” for the Walt Disney Company. Benjamin Swinburne, an analyst from at Morgan Stanley (via CNBC), reports that “2019 is likely a transformational year for ...

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Prequel Series Announced for Disney Streaming Service

Yet another brand new live-action Star Wars series is coming to Disney's streaming service and will serve as a prequel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Disney Chairman Bob Iger revealed the new series on the fourth quarter earnings call for investors. The series will feature Diego Luna's Cassian Andor in the early formation of the Rebel Alliance, ...

‘Star Wars:’ First Photo, Synopsis and Directors Revealed for Jon Favreau’s ‘The Mandalorian’

Production on the first Star Wars live-action streaming series has begun! After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the ...

Disney Announces ‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake in the Works

A live-action remake of the cult favorite animated film Lilo & Stitch is in the works at Walt Disney Pictures. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are already working on the project according to The Hollywood Reporter. The production will be a blend of live-action and CG similar to how Disney is approaching its live-action remake of Aladdin. The Hawaii-centric ...

Tessa Thompson Cast as Lady in Disney’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Live-Action Remake

Disney has found its "live-action" Lady. Tessa Thomspon has been cast as the voice of the upscale Cocker Spaniel, Lady,  opposite Justin Theroux's Tramp in Disney's remake of Lady and the Tramp. The Lego Ninjago Movie filmmaker Charlie Bean is directing the remake, expected to debut on Disney's upcoming digital streaming service (rumored to be titled DISNEY DIRECT), ...

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 Outlines Plans for Streaming Service; Eyes Late 2019 Launch

The composition of the Walt Disney Company’s streaming service became clearer on Tuesday as the entertainment giant walked the investment community through its rollout strategy for its proposed rival to Netflix. Bolstered by its acquisition of much of Fox’s film and television assets, as well as the end of several licensing deals, Disney CEO Bob Iger said he expects the service will ...

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