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6 New Photos from Disneys Live-Action The Lion King

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:[...]

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 Wars[...]

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

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[...]

The Lion King: Watch the New Trailer Right Now

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

Watch the trailer down below:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TavVZMewpY Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival[...]

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

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 Wars.com: 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 on Sunday,[...]

Taika Waititi NOT Directing Guardians 3: Those Are Jamess Films

Taika Waititi NOT Directing 'Guardians 3': "Those Are James's Films"

However I’m still hanging out with those guys and talking about new stuff.” About the experience of working with fellow Marvel Studios directing alum Jon Favreau on Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian, Waititi says: “It was amazing Favreau is a genius…it’s fun doing something in the Star Wars universe It’s a strangest to see a Stormtrooper, and then[...]

Elon Musk Just Visited Jon Favreaus The Mandalorian Set

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.https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1089952160408715264 View this post on Instagram  Discussing hyperdrive technology on set. A post[...]

Happy Life Day- Jon Favreau Teases Another The Mandalorian Character

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 Making[...]

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

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.[caption id="attachment_951913" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Nick Noltephoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Nolte joins Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano in the series, which Disney has officially described as taking place: "After the stories of Jango and[...]

Joe Russo Talks Jon Favreaus The Mandalorian Following Set Visit

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 the set[...]

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

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[...]

Gina Carano Joins Disney+ Star Wars Series The Mandalorian

Gina Carano Joins Disney+ Star Wars Series 'The Mandalorian'

It would appear that former MMA fighter Gina Carano has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian live-action Star Wars tv seres for Disney's streaming service, Disney+.[caption id="attachment_944167" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actress Gina CaranoPhoto by DFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Carano is no stranger to action roles, having appeared in Deadpool as comic book character Angel Dust, as well as the Fast & Furious franchise.Yesterday,[...]

Disney+ Star Wars Series The Mandalorian Will Star Pedro Pascal

Disney+ Star Wars Series 'The Mandalorian' Will Star Pedro Pascal

It would appear that those rumors about Pedro Pascal joining Jon Favreau's live-action Star Wars series for Disney+ are true, as the actor will be leading The Mandalorian.[caption id="attachment_943575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Pedro PascalPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]This is super exciting, and thanks to Variety for first reporting this news.You'd probably recall seeing Pascal as Dornish Prince Oberyn[...]

Jon Favreau Shares Photo of His Lion King Production

Jon Favreau Shares Photo of His 'Lion King' Production

While yes, Jon Favreau is hard at work right now making a live-action Star Wars series for Disney's new streaming service, he's ALSO working on his adaptation of The Lion King for the House of Mouse.Following the success of Favreau's live-action Jungle Book, next up on the remake docket just happens to be Disney's take on Hamlet [FIGHT[...]

The Mandalorian: Jon Favreau Teases Familiar Star Wars Prop

'The Mandalorian': Jon Favreau Teases Familiar Star Wars Prop

Prepare yourself, deep-cut Star Wars fans, this new post from The Mandalorian showrunner Jon Favreau is gonna excite you.Does the name Willrow Hood mean anything to you? View this post on Instagram  A post shared by Jon Favreau (@jonfavreau) on Oct 12, 2018 at 4:17pm PDTPerhaps you'll recall THIS scene from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back when Cloud City is[...]

Lucasfilm Reveals First Image From The Mandalorian Names Episode Directors

Lucasfilm Reveals First Image From The Mandalorian, Names Episode Directors

The series is being written and  executive produced by Jon Favreau.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 Warsuniverse. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order[...]

Jon Favreau Reveals his Star Wars Series- The Mandalorian

Jon Favreau Reveals his Star Wars Series- The Mandalorian

Today on Instagram, filmmaker and actor Jon Favreau revealed a tease of what his Star Wars series is going to be about for the new Disney streaming service, and we can hear hordes of helmeted fans gearing up for it.His message reads:"After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star[...]

Jon Favreau Confirms the Time Period of His Star Wars Show

Jon Favreau Confirms the Time Period of His Star Wars Show

Back in March, we found out that Jon Favreau would be showrunner of an upcoming live-action Star Wars television show for Disney's streaming service Since then, we haven't heard much about the production, and considering this is the first time a live-action show has been done no one was expecting much.Favreau was on the red[...]

Jon Favreau Says [SPOILER] Is In Avengers: 4

Jon Favreau Says [SPOILER] Is In Avengers: 4

Instead let's say that during the world premiere red carpet for Solo: A Star Wars Story, someone who knows a bit about both galaxies Mr. Jon Favreau commented about a character's return.[caption id="attachment_845665" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jon Favreau at the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on[...]

Iron Mans 10th Anniversary Celebration: Looking at Iron Man Comics Then and Now

Iron Man's 10th Anniversary Celebration: Looking at Iron Man Comics Then and Now

Jon Favreau’s Iron Man came out 10 years ago on this day, May 2nd.  To observe this momentous occasion and the starting of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we are going to compare the state of Iron Man comics at the time versus the Brian Michael Bendis run, which is about to reach its 600th issue.[caption id="attachment_840479"[...]