Next week sees the arrival of the big experiment from Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation when they send their theatrical release Trolls World Tour to VOD. It’s the first major studio movie intended for theatrical release that will be heading to VOD rental services first amidst the coronavirus outbreak. For those of you who just can’t wait to sing and dance along with Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick all over again, you can pre-order the Trolls World Tour rental on FandangoNOW right now and get discounts on other DreamWorks Animation movies in their library. Read More »
The coronavirus dominos continue to fall throughout Hollywood, as another film studio has shuffled release dates for some of its big movies. This time it’s Universal Pictures, which has now bumped Illumination Entertainment’s prequel Minions: The Rise of Gru for a whole year and has delayed the release of Sing 2 by five months. And what’s going on with that Wicked movie we’ve been hearing about for years? Get the details below. Read More »
Did you forget that The Incredibles and Ratatouille director Brad Bird is working on a live-action/animated hybrid movie musical? Well, we’re here to remind you about it, because the project is still very much in the works, but it’s just in the early stages of development right now with composer Michael Giacchino working closely with the Iron Giant filmmaker.
While making the press rounds for the release of his short film Monster Challenge, composer Michael Giacchino was asked about his collaboration with Brad Bird on the untitled musical. He wasn’t able to reveal much, but you can find out what he had to say below. Read More »
Alan Menken, the legendary composer who is responsible for providing the scores for several Disney animated classics, was hard at work on the studio’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid when the coronavirus ground Hollywood to a halt. And while we already knew that the new movie would feature new music, we weren’t sure about exactly how much to expect. But now we know: the ebullient composer recently revealed that there will be four new songs for the film.
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What’s Bong Joon-ho going to do next? How about a musical? The Parasite filmmaker probably has more creative freedom right now than he’s ever had before – winning multiple Oscars will do that – so there’s a good chance he can get any project he desires off the ground. And one of those potential projects is a musical. But as you might expect, a Bong Joon-ho musical is not going to be your average musical.
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Thanks to the spread of coronavirus, most of the major theatrical releases over the next couple weeks (and probably at least the next month) are being pushed to unknown dates sometime down the road. But when it comes to Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming remake of the classic musical West Side Story, slated for release in December, we probably don’t have to worry that movie getting delayed. That’s why 20th Century Studios has released new West Side Story remake photos, giving us our best look yet at the musical. Read More »
There’s nothing better than a big, splashy old-fashioned musical that turns the streets of New York City into a candy-colored stage. And an animated musical comedy series from Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard set in Central Park? Even better.
Apple TV+ has released the trailer for Central Park, a musical comedy series that follows a family of park caretakers who must protect Central Park from a greedy land developer. And they do it all in song. Watch the Central Park trailer below.
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Is it just me, or does it feel like Trolls: World Tour has been advertised for a few years now? With one month until the movie hits theaters, one more trailer has arrived, revealing a couple more songs that these musical characters will be singing as they try to stop one bad rock and roll troll from turning everyone into rock zombies. Whatever that means. Read More »
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Josh Gad, who played LeFou in Disney’s 2017 live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, is developing a Beauty and the Beast prequel series for Disney+ which will reunite Gad with his co-star Luke Evans and explore the origins of Gaston and LeFou.
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Frozen 2 is now the highest grossing animated movie of all-time, adding to Disney’s domination of the box office. It might have taken Walt Disney Animation six years to follow up their original animated hit, but you might be surprise to learn that you already saw this story play out at Marvel Studios in the form of Thor: Ragnarok. Don’t believe us? We’ll let the Frozen 2 Honest Trailer lay it out for you. Read More »