• New 'Planet of the Apes' movie could move into 'virtual production' soon, says director Wes Ball
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    New 'Planet of the Apes' movie could move into 'virtual production' soon, says director Wes Ball

    Wes Ball has taken over the keys to the rebooted 'Planet of the Apes' franchise following the Disney-Fox merger.

  • Harrison Ford's new movie 'Call of the Wild' set to lose £38m
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    Harrison Ford's new movie 'Call of the Wild' set to lose £38m

    He might be Hollywood royalty, but Harrison Ford's new movie, The Call Of The Wild, is being avoided in droves.

  • 'Avatar 2' concept art reveals new coastlines and creatures of Pandora
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    'Avatar 2' concept art reveals new coastlines and creatures of Pandora

    There's still two years to wait until we return to Pandora.

  • ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Star Randall Park Launches Production Company, Signs First-Look Deal With 20th Century Fox TV
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    ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Star Randall Park Launches Production Company, Signs First-Look Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

    “Fresh Off the Boat” star Randall Park has set up his own production company and signed a first-look deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the actor announced on Wednesday.Founded by Park with longtime creative partners Michael Golamco and Hieu Ho, Imminent Collision is “dedicated to developing comedy-forward stories from Asian American perspectives for all audiences,” according to the announcement.Park, Golamco and Ho first met UCLA in the Asian American theater company that Park co-founded, Lapu The Coyote That Cares, where they developed a play titled “Imminent Collision,” which now lends its name to their new company.Also Read: Disney+'s 'WandaVision' Adds Kat Dennings, Randall Park and Kathryn Hahn“Our immigrant parents came to America with a dream. That dream was for their children to land a first look television producing deal, scripted and unscripted, at a major Hollywood studio,” the trio said in a joint statement. “We would like to thank Carolyn, Howard, Dana, Craig and the entire 20th team for helping us make our parents proud.”Park currently stars on ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is produced by 20th. He also recently co-wrote and starred in Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe” with Golamco and another UCLA alum, Ali Wong. He is next set to reprise his “Ant-Man and the Wasp” role on the Marvel series “WandaVision” for Disney+.Golamco is a writer, next set to adapt the novel “Hello, Universe.” His previous credits include Taika Waititi’s now-shelved “Akira” adaptation for Warner Bros. and SyFy’s “Nightflyers.” Ho is an alum of BuzzFeed and Jon M. Chu’s Chu Studios.Also Read: 'Always Be My Maybe' Film Review: Ali Wong and Randall Park Break the Rom-Com Rules“We’ve had the pleasure for years of watching Randall as an anchor of our beloved series, ‘Fresh Off The Boat,'” Carolyn Cassidy, 20th Century Fox Television’s president of creative affairs, said. “He is as hilarious as he is kind and talented. He introduced us to his longtime friends and collaborators Michael and Hieu. They blew us away with their taste and passion for creating television shows from their own unique perspective as Asian-American creators, and we knew immediately that we had to be in business with them. They’re smart, driven and brimming with ideas. They share our desire to bring voices to the screen that are underrepresented and in doing so, create series that reflect the drama and humor of the world we live in today.”Read original story ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Star Randall Park Launches Production Company, Signs First-Look Deal With 20th Century Fox TV At TheWrap

  • Rupert Murdoch 'crazed' by Disney's purchase of LucasFilm
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    Rupert Murdoch 'crazed' by Disney's purchase of LucasFilm

    Murdoch was annoyed that Fox execs hadn't thought of it first.

  • Disney demands reshoots for Amy Adams' new movie pushing it back to 2020
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    Disney demands reshoots for Amy Adams' new movie pushing it back to 2020

    'The Woman in the Window' is the final movie produced by Fox 2000.

  • Iconic 20th Century Fox HQ building in Soho threatened with demolition
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    Iconic 20th Century Fox HQ building in Soho threatened with demolition

    20th Century Fox's former HQ in London’s West End is being threatened with demolition.

  • Future 'X-Men' films would have been 'radically different' under Fox (exclusive)
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    Future 'X-Men' films would have been 'radically different' under Fox (exclusive)

    It looks like the X-Universe is set for a big reboot under the watchful eye of Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios.

  • Indiana Jones 5 is still on track for a 2021 release
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    Indiana Jones 5 is still on track for a 2021 release

    The fifth Indiana Jones movie is still on track for a 2021 release, Disney has confirmed on the publishing of its latest slate.

  • Disney's £50bn takeover of Fox to become official next week
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    Disney's £50bn takeover of Fox to become official next week

    The multi-billion dollar deal is within a week of closing, putting much of 21st Century Fox under the Disney umbrella.

  • Olivia Munn 'shunned' by co-stars and director of 'The Predator' after sex offender scandal
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    Olivia Munn 'shunned' by co-stars and director of 'The Predator' after sex offender scandal

    Olivia Munn says that she feels like she’s been shunned by the her co-stars on The Predator, after she made a complaint that one of the actors on board was a registered sex offender. It emerged last week via a news story in the LA Times that Steven Wilder Striegel, who shot a brief scene playing a jogger with Munn, had pleaded guilty in 2010 to trying to entice a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him via the internet. Striegel, described as a ‘longtime friend’ of the film’s director Shane Black and who has featured in small roles in a number of his films, later had his scene in the movie cut.

  • Bryan Fuller slates Bohemian Rhapsody trailer for 'queer erasure' and 'hetero-washing'
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    Bryan Fuller slates Bohemian Rhapsody trailer for 'queer erasure' and 'hetero-washing'

    The producer behind TV shows like Pushing Daisies, Hannibal and American Gods, has slammed it for failing to show Mercury's well-documented bisexuality.

  • Monty Python musical Spamalot is heading for the big screen
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    Monty Python musical Spamalot is heading for the big screen

    Casey Nicholaw, who directed The Book of Mormon and choreographed the original Broadway production of Spamalot, is set to direct.

  • Gambit: The troubled timeline of the X-Men spin-off stuck in development hell
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    Gambit: The troubled timeline of the X-Men spin-off stuck in development hell

    Is this the most cursed movie in superhero movie history? Why has there been 15 years of development hell for the X-Men spin-off Gambit?

  • How Disney buying 20th Century Fox will change superhero movies forever
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    How Disney buying 20th Century Fox will change superhero movies forever

    The X-Men, Deadpool and the Fantastic Four could be coming to Disney - here's how that could change EVERYTHING for your favourite comic-book characters...

  • Murder on the Orient Express writer on sequel plans and why 'diversity yields better storytelling'
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    Murder on the Orient Express writer on sequel plans and why 'diversity yields better storytelling'

    Screenwriter Michael Green talks exclusively to Yahoo Movies about Murder on the Orient Express, its sequel and remediating Agatha Christie's bigoted writing.

  • The pros and cons of 20th Century Fox's Marvel properties joining the MCU
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    The pros and cons of 20th Century Fox's Marvel properties joining the MCU

    If Disney does indeed buy Fox, allowing their characters to appear in Marvel Studios films, is this necessarily a good thing?

  • 20th Century Fox lines up 6 Marvel movies between 2019 and 2021
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    20th Century Fox lines up 6 Marvel movies between 2019 and 2021

    Studio lines up 6 release dates - but has not yet revealed the titles of the comic book films in question.

  • Is Taylor Swift In X-Men: Apocalypse As Dazzler?
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    Is Taylor Swift In X-Men: Apocalypse As Dazzler?

    Seems we may have reason to believe that Taylor Swift will appear in the upcoming ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’… as one of the most notorious X-Men characters of them all. Yes, who better than one of the reigning queens of pop music to take on the role of Dazzler, the disco mutant? For starters, last summer ‘X-Men’ producer and screenwriter Simon Kinberg shared a photograph on Twitter of himself with Swift and ‘Apocalypse’ actors James McAvoy and Sophie Turner.