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“The Mandalorian” Season 2: Jon Favreau Confirms When “Star Wars” Series Returns

By now, we’re sure you’ve had the chance to check out Disney+ and Jon Favreau‘s first live-action Star Wars television series, The Mandalorian (check out our reviews of the first three episodes here, here and here, and our overall coverage here). Today brings viewers season finale “Chapter 8: Redemption” and a lot to mentally unpack on what […]

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“The Mandalorian”: Gina Carano Talks Cara Dune & (Naturally) Baby Yoda

Gina Carano is arguably the most successful former mixed martial arts athlete to transition to acting. The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau only had Carano in mind when he conceived Cara Dune, the former Rebel shock trooper. She spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about her career and how she used her MMA experience into her roles. […]

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” (Slightly) Longer Cut Set for Labor Day Weekend Re-Release

“Spider-Man” Split: Sony Pictures Chief, “Matter is Closed (For Now)”

As far as Sony Pictures chair and CEO Tony Vinciquerra is concerned with their split from Disney concerning Spider-Man, the door is closed at the moment. Distraught fans were hoping that renegotiations continue so that the Webhead can stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Speaking with Variety at their Entertainment & Technology summit, Vinciquerra teased fans […]

11 Character Posters for Disney's Live-Action 'The Lion King'

11 Character Posters for Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

Yes, we know, “live-action” seems a stretch for Jon Favreau‘s remake of the animated Disney classic The Lion King, but that’s what Disney is calling it. Whatever it is, we can all agree these 11 character posters just released by the House of Mouse are our best look at what those classic animated African animals will look […]

'The Chef Show': Jon Favreau Returns to 'Dinner for Five' Roots on Netflix

‘The Chef Show’: Jon Favreau Returns to ‘Dinner for Five’ Roots on Netflix

We are SOOOOOO looking forward to Jon Favreau‘s new series coming to Netflix this summer, The Chef Show. Seriously, it’s like everything we loved about Dinner for Five but current, and with Favreau himself doing some of the cooking that he picked up during Chef (a wonderful film). Favreau just shared the first trailer for the upcoming Netflix series […]

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6 New Photos from Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

Following the success of Jon Favreau’s live-action Jungle Book, next up on the animal-centric remake docket just happens to be Disney’s take on Hamlet [FIGHT ME], The Lion King. Thanks to the next issue of Entertainment Weekly, we get 6 new photos of some familiar and notable scenes from the upcoming film: Beyonce will be voicing […]

Watch 'The Mandalorian' Panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

Watch ‘The Mandalorian’ Panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

We are pretty damn excited to learn more about the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars television series from Jon Favreau– The Mandalorian. We got our “first look” at the official logo during the Disney Investor’s Day presentation earlier this week, and it was just enough to boost those hype tanks. Today, there is a full panel at Star […]

Jon Favreau Says ‘The Mandalorian’ Scale Close to First ‘Star Wars’ Film

We are terribly excited for Jon Favreau‘s Star Wars series for Disney+, and the more we hear about The Mandalorian, the more we feel he was the right choice. The Disney+ series will be the first of the planned Cosmic Conflict projects heading to the streaming service, and will no doubt set a tone for the rest of […]

'The Lion King': Watch the New Trailer Right Now!

‘The Lion King’: Watch the New Trailer Right Now!

The Lion King trailer has just dropped this morning, featuring our first looks at tons of first looks at all of the classic characters from the iconic animated film, along with our first time hearing some of the voice cast. It all feels so terribly epic. Watch the trailer down below: Director Jon Favreau’s all-new […]

Disney+ Series ‘The Mandalorian’ Heads to Star Wars Celebration for a Panel

We are thrilled to report that the upcoming Disney+ streaming service Star Wars spinoff series The Mandalorian is heading to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago for a panel! From Star Learn about the perilous world of The Mandalorian with Jon Favreau (executive producer and writer) and Dave Filoni (executive producer and director) in a special panel discussion […]

Taika Waititi NOT Directing ‘Guardians 3’: “Those Are James’s Films”

Taika Waititi is one of those creative minds that we just can’t get enough of. He directed one of our favorite Marvel Studios films (Thor: Ragnarok), one of our favorite mockumentaries (What We Do In The Shadows), and will be a part of the Cosmic Conflict galaxy (directing an episode of Disney+ series The Mandalorian). Waititi’s […]

Elon Musk Just Visited Jon Favreau’s ‘The Mandalorian’ Set

We’re not sure how we feel about the fact that Tesla founder and former CEO Elon Musk just visited the set of Disney+’s Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian to hang out with Jon Favreau. Jealous? Yes, more than likely. Concerned to learn they were discussing hyperdrive technology? Even more so. SpaceX documentary actual footage — Elon Musk […]

Happy Life Day- Jon Favreau Teases Another ‘The Mandalorian’ Character

It sure seems like the Jon Favreau Star Wars live-action series for Disney+ The Mandalorian is gonna be a great collection of deep cuts and fan-favorite characters. Just this morning, the filmmaker posted this image to his Instagram account, confirming earlier reports that bounty hunter Droid IG-88 had been spotted on the set by our friends over at […]

Nick Nolte Joins Disney+ Star Wars Live-Action Series ‘The Mandalorian’

Veteran actor Nick Nolte is the latest person to join Jon Favreau‘s live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s streaming service (Disney+), The Mandalorian. Nolte joins Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano in the series, which Disney has officially described as taking place: “After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars […]

Joe Russo Talks Jon Favreau’s ‘The Mandalorian’ Following Set Visit

We’re getting a live-action Star Wars series from Disney’s streaming service Disney+ called The Mandalorian from director Jon Favreau. Included within this series is a HUGE Marvel Studios connection- fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe directors (like Thor: Ragnarok’s Taika Waititi and Ant-Man, Ant-Man and The Wasps‘s Peyton Reed) are on board to direct episodes of the live-action series. This photo Favreau shared from […]

Dinner For Five: Kevin Smith, Mark Hamill, JJ Abrams Talk ‘Star Wars’ in 2005

This is one of those times when listening to a podcast reminds you of something you half-remember watching- in this case, an episode of Jon Favreau‘s AWESOME series, Dinner For Five. Specifically, if you give a listen to Kevin Smith‘s recent Fatman Beyond podcast (recorded live at Scum and Villainy Cantina in Los Angeles), the filmmaker waxes poetic […]