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“His Dark Materials”: HBO Releases SDCC Official Trailer

Fans of Philip Pullman’s fantasy epic His Dark Materials didn’t have to trek all the way out to Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) to get a fresh look at BBC and HBO‘s mega-budget adaptation with a newly-released official trailer. While the preview may be a light on the “dark” and the “materials” (it is a […]

HBO Releases Official Series Teaser for 'His Dark Materials' BBC Joint Adaptation

HBO Releases Official Series Teaser for ‘His Dark Materials’ BBC Joint Adaptation

HBO just released a brand-new official series teaser trailer for their upcoming joint adaptation with BBC of  Philip Pullman’s literary trilogy (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass). His Dark Materials follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Lyra’s search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister […]

What’s Going on With Disney’s Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Remake?

As Disney prepares to unleash the next few classic animated films to get the live-action treatment, sounds like the action is heading under-da-sea soon. We’re talking of course of the aquatic tale, The Little Mermaid. There are a few things we know for sure, namely that original animated Little Mermaid score composer Alan Menken is on board, as […]


Report: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Sequel Already Being Developed

Mary Poppins Returns…again? It would appear, at least according to director Rob Marshall per The Sun, that another entry in the Disney Mary Poppins franchise is already in the early stages of development. Speaking during the annual BAFTA nominees tea party (how appropriate), Marshall said: “It is early stages, but I will say right now that there […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares FINAL Hamildrop: Featuring Barack Obama

Lin-Manuel Miranda just gave us the best pre-Christmas present; the final Hamildrop. If you are familiar with the term, the Hamildrops have been a series of remixes and special recordings of songs from Miranda’s hit Broadway show, Hamilton. The ‘drops have been happening throughout 2018, and this last one broke our hearts in the best ways. […]


7 New Photos from ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Courtesy of EW

Earlier today, we shared Entertainment Weekly’s upcoming holiday issue cover and details featuring Disney’s upcoming live-action sequel, Mary Poppins Returns. As per usual with EW, after the cover reveal and story details, a set of photos comes next. In this case, 7 lovely (but strangely small?) stills from the film, including one of director Rob Marshall and […]

Check Out EW’s Practically Perfect ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Holiday Issue

The holiday issue of Entertainment Weekly will be hitting news stands soon, and it features a practically perfect pair from Mary Poppins Returns on the cover. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt grace the cover of the new EW issue, as their characters Jack and Ms. Poppins respectively. EW gave us a bit of a tease of […]

Wanna Know Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 5 Favorite Musicals?

We really enjoy finding out what creative personalities are drawn to, their favorite lists of things and inspirations. Just this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed a list of his five favorite musicals, as well as some pretty great stories as to why. In an interview with The New York Times, in no particular order, the “In The […]

‘In The Heights’ Film Gains Hamilton Alum Anthony Ramos

Remember how Warner Bros. won the hot bidding war for the film rights to Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s first hit stage show, “In The Heights”? Okay well if you don’t, back in May, it was a highly sought-after property that was suffering a bit from the initial interest of someone with the initials H.W.  Shortly thereafter, good ol’ […]

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Disney Releases Full-Length ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer

At long last, we have a full-length trailer for the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns continuation film of the classic Disney live-action flick. In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives […]

Mary Poppins Returns Is Not a Remake but Continuing the Story with a New Cast

Disney has already had one hell of a year at the box office and they’re looking to bring in even more money in December with Mary Poppins Returns. Most people have [still] been assuming that this is going to be something of a remake of the original movie but director Rob Marshall told Entertainment Weekly […]

FX Greenlights ‘Fosse/Verdon’ With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams

FX has just greenlit a new series called Fosse/Verdon based on Sam Wasson‘s Bob Fosse biography. This alone is exciting, considering how deep into the dance genre and culture of performance art they’ve been going lately with Pose (which got picked up for a second season). The Hollywood Reporter tells us that Lin-Manuel Miranda is re-teaming with “Hamilton” and […]

James McAvoy Signs on for BBC’s Adaptation of ‘His Dark Materials’

James McAvoy has signed on to the BBC’s adaptation of Philip Pullman‘s epic fantasy series His Dark Materials. The star of X-Men and Atomic Blonde will join Clarke Peters (The Wire), Dafne Keen (Logan) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), who have already been cast along with director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) and writer Jack Thorne […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Film Gets Release Date, Director

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s musical In the Heights is heading to the big screen. The film adaptation of the Tony award-winning musical will hit theaters on June 26th, 2020. Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu has been brought on to direct. Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders are on board to produce. After a heated […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ Movie Looking For Buyers This Week

Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t just “Hamilton Guy”, even though many will know him soley for that.  Before he was rapping about the nation’s founding fathers and changing the face of Broadway, Miranda had another notable but less well known hit show called “In The Heights”. That musical chronicles a mostly hispanic group of denizens of the Washington […]


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Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Weird Al Lip Sync ‘Hamilton Polka’

NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon continues to be the late night show that keeps on giving, and last night’s ‘Hamilton Polka’ lip syncing segment is proof of that. Weird Al Yankovic and Lin-Manuel Miranda had been teasing individual song releases for the better part of a month, and two days ago we found out they […]