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Eurphoria's Sydney Sweeney Joins the Cast of Sony's Madame Web
Sydney Sweeney and Vanessa Kirby have signed on to join the growing cast of Ron Howard's new thriller Eden Previously titled Origin of Species, the two will star alongside Jude Law, Ana de Armas, and Daniel Bruhl Sweeney and Kirby replace Alicia Vikander and Daisy Edgar-Jones, who have departed the project Also joining up yet again[...]
In the case of the Disney+ series Willow which served as a legacy sequel to the 1988 Ron Howard film, reports indicate was canceled after one season, but writer/producer Jonathan Kasdan says it's just on hold If it is canceled and it's a long shot, I think Disney should at least give fans one last[...]
Willow: Jonathan Kasdan Breaks Down Season 1 Finale, Teases Future
After director Ron Howard wrapped filming the original Willow in 1988, there were always plans to expand it in some way possible as a TV series as original visionary George Lucas imagined Unfortunately, the technological and financial needs for such a project didn't mean the demands to expand the franchise universe until now with the[...]
Willow: Jonathan Kasdan Breaks Down Season 1 Finale, Teases Future
One of the earliest career-defining films for Ron Howard as a director was 1988's Willow When the legacy sequel series was announced for Disney+, his name was mysteriously absent from any of the episodes but does credit as an executive producer as Jonathan Kasdan acts as showrunner for the latest incarnation of the George Lucas[...]
Willow: Jonathan Kasdan Breaks Down Season 1 Finale, Teases Future
Original director Ron Howard and showrunners & creator Jonathan Kasdan spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the unraveled twists and future of the Disney+ series The following contains major spoilers, obviously. (L-R): Jade (Erin Kellyman), Kit (Ruby Cruz), Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), Elora (Ellie Bamber), Boorman (Amar Chadha-Patel), and Airk (Dempsey Bryk) in Lucasfilm's WILLOW exclusively on[...]
Star Wars: Alden Ehrenreich Talks How He Returns As Solo
Some fans on social media have been pretty vocal about wanting a sequel to the film, but director Ron Howard doesn't exactly have good news He recently spoke to NME and mentioned that he didn't believe it was a priority for Lucasfilm, but "never say never." "The only discussion that I'm aware of about a sequel for[...]
41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89 - Jim Henson. Photo By Alan Light
Jim Henson will be the subject of a new documentary from producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, with the full cooperation of the Henson family Disney will team with Imagine Documentaries "with the full participation and cooperation of the Henson family and will present a fascinating and intimate look at Jim's illustrious career creating treasured[...]
jessica walter
Farewell Jessica, you'll be missed." Ron Howard, who was the narrator, wrote, "What a brilliant, funny, intelligent and strong woman RIP Jessica Walter, and thank you for a lifetime of laughs and for sharing your incredible talent on our show and with the world #jessicawalter". Tony Hale, who played momma's boy Buster Bluth wrote, "She was[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
So the fact that I get to work with my heroes from Kathleen Kennedy to Ron Howard is bigger than a dream-come-true It's a bucket-list moment for me Jon Kasdan and Wendy Mericle have added such groundbreaking new characters and delightful surprises to this timeless story that I can't wait for the world to come[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
Looks like original Willow director Ron Howard wasn't kidding when he said over the summer that a series based in the film's universe was still in "very active development, with Disney+ confirming on Tuesday that the sequel series is set to begin production in 2021 Set years after the original series, Howard is set executive[...]
Full House star John Stamos (Image: Netflix)
What am I talking about? Well, it looks like Henry Winkler, Ron Howard, Don Most, Anson Williams, Marion Ross, and writer Lowell Ganz are reuniting for a Happy Days virtual fundraiser to benefit the Democratic Party of Wisconsin set for this Sunday, October 26, when they're set to answer fan questions, share behind-the-scenes stories and[...]
The Thing, Natural, Cocoon Actor Wilford Brimley Dies at 85
Rest in peace. — John Carpenter (@TheHorrorMaster) August 2, 2020 Ron Howard, who directed Brimley in Cocoon, recalled the time he ad-libbed a fishing scene. RIP #WilfordBrimley We didn't always see eye 2 eye but I owe this Cocoon scene to Wilford who asked me to throw out the script & let him improvise while fishing w/the boy[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
It's been some time since we last heard from Willow director Ron Howard about the status of the Disney+ series adaptation Back in January, the filmmaker confirmed that he and writer Jonathan Kasdan were having "really serious discussions" about a sequel series While no green light had been given at the time, Howard revealed that[...]
Star Wars: Alden Ehrenreich Talks How He Returns As Solo
There have been some rumors concerning spin-off or sequel shows but director Ron Howard recently went on the record to say that, as far as he seems to know anyway, that there is no sequel currently planned. "Well, there's no sequel planned now and it's amazing to be a part of a Star Wars movie that seems[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
But Kennedy wouldn't have the position – or career – she's had by just looking at the "now" – which is where Ron Howard's () Willow comes into play. Disney In an interview with the Los Angeles Times last month to discuss the future of the Star Wars franchise as well as the status of other projects, Kennedy[...]
68 whiskey
Following up on the success of the Kevin Costner-starrer, "The House that Yellowstone Rebuilt" Paramount Network hopes to have another hit with 68 Whiskey, a new scripted, comedic drama from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios Set to premiere on Wednesday, January 15, at 10 p.m ET/PT, the network[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
But Kennedy wouldn't have the position – or career – she's had by just looking at the "now". In an interview with the Los Angeles Times last month to discuss the future of the Star Wars franchise as well as the status of other projects, Kennedy revealed that there was a pilot script in play to adapt Ron[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
But Kennedy wouldn't have the position – or career – she's had by just looking at the "now". Discussing current and future plans for the Star Wars franchise with the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, some news broke that should make fans of the 1988 film Willow happy: it appears a series pilot script is in[...]
Dark Tower
The Dark Tower, a rare Stephen King-adapted misfire, was shunned by critics and audiences alike upon its theatrical release in 2017 and producer Ron Howard has some ideas to why. While promoting his latest documentary Pavarotti, Howard spoke to MTV's Happy Sad Confused podcast about the changes made in the film adaptation from King's popular series. "I[...]
Ron Howard Confirms 'Willow' TV Series Talks for Disney+, with Warwick Davis
We can't believe this is happening, but it would appear that yes, Ron Howard is actually working on a series for Disney+ based on the fantasy film Willow. This isn't the first time in the last two years the subject of the wizard Willow (played by Warwick Davis) has come up In May of 2018 as Howard was[...]
'Peanuts in Space' Apollo 10 Documentary Greenlit for Apple TV
Entertainment ( The film features Imagine's Ron Howard as himself, and Jeff Goldblum as a self-published NASA historian NASA and the Apollo 10 crew – Gene Cernan, John Young, and Thomas Stafford named the lunar module "Snoopy" and the command module "Charlie Brown." can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Its the Girl In the Red[...]
'68 Whiskey': Ron Howard Directing Dark Military Comedy Pilot for Paramount Network
Adapted from the Israeli television series Charlie Golf One, the project stems from Academy Award winner Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Television Studios and CBS TV Studios; with the pilot directed by Howard and written by The Brink co-creator Roberto Benabib (Weeds). Credit: yes Studios The series 68 Whiskey follows a multicultural mix of men and[...]
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Has the Deepest of EU Cuts [Spoiler-Free Review]
If you haven't, here's one: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Solo: A Star Wars Story Official Trailer ( The second standalone film in the Disney-owned galaxy far, far away went through some trials to get made — its original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (LEGO Movie) were fired during production, and Ron Howard was brought in[...]
We May Still Get a Willow Sequel, Ron Howard Says
It's not uncommon for filmmakers to be asked about previous work (and upcoming projects) when doing press junkets for current releases, as made apparent by some questions Ron Howard was asked during the Solo: A Star Wars Story media day. Specifically, a question was asked about a not-so-much-beloved-classic 1988 film Willow The high fantasy film was directed by Howard, starred Val[...]
Harrison Ford Adorably Interrupts Alden Ehrenreich Solo Interview
"He said if anyone asks, tell them I told you to never tell them," Ehrenreich says. Unbeknownst to him, Ford and director Ron Howard have walked into the room behind him Alden reacts adorably, and Harrison gruffly tells him to "get outta my chair," sounding very much like President Mitchell from Air Force One. ET just posted another view[...]
Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson, and More Review Solo: A Star Wars Story
Yes, we're a little late writing up the reaction roundup from the world premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story, but in our defense it was because of the tv cancellations. So two nights ago, with the Millennium Falcon parked just outside the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, the second stand-alone Star Wars film premiered to a gathered[...]