Creating Heath Ledger as The Joker

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, make-up artist John Caglione, Jr. recalls the process of bringing Heath Ledger‘s take on The Joker to life. Plus, take a tour of some of the costumes Weta Workshop brought to San Diego Comic-Con last month, and watch Ewan McGregor and Hayley Atwell answer some of the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »

doctor sleep cast

Doctor Sleep, the official sequel to Stephen King‘s The Shining which is almost nothing like The Shining, continues to attract a great cast. Zahn McClarnon, who broke out in a big way on the most recent season of Westworld, has come aboard to play villainous character Crow Daddy. In addition to that, Carl Lumbly and Alex Essoe will play Shining characters Dick Halloran and Wendy Torrance.

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christopher robin featurette

In this new Christopher Robin featurette, Ewan McGregor sits down with talking some stuffed animals and proceeds to interview them. It’s painfully adorable, and charming, and you owe it to yourself to watch it. Plus: check out a clip from the film, and another behind-the-scenes featurette.

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christopher robin extended sneak peek

Disney has released a new extended Christopher Robin sneak peek ahead of the film’s release next week. Chock full of sweet nostalgia and honeyed interactions between Ewan McGregor‘s titular Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh, the sneak peek expands upon what we’ve seen in the trailers to give us a fuller picture of the big-screen adventure that the residents of the 100-Acre Wood find themselves on.

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Christopher Robin Trailer

While blockbuster summer will start coming to an end later this month, there are still some gems waiting for audiences to wrap up the season in August. One of those will undoubtedly be the return of Winnie the Pooh.

Christopher Robin finds the childhood friend of Winnie the Pooh (and the rest of his pals from the Hundred Acre Wood) all grown up and stressed out by the responsibilities of everyday life. He’s not able to spend much time with his family, so Winnie the Pooh takes the time to help Christopher robin live a little more carefree. Read More »

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Doctor Sleep cast

The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep is adding Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation star Rebecca Ferguson to the cast. Ferguson will join co-star Ewan McGregor in the film based on the novel by Stephen King.

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Doctor Sleep cast

Ewan McGregor will play the grown-up Danny Torrance in Mike Flanagan‘s The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep. The film is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, which finds an adult Danny still suffering from emotional and psychological scars from the events that happened at the Overlook Hotel.

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Christopher Robin Trailer

This summer will be full of blockbuster action, but once the season starts to wind down, things will get a little more quiet and charming thanks to the return of a certain silly old bear.

Christopher Robin finds Disney doing their own rendition of Hook with the titular human friend of Winnie the Pooh (and all his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood) being all grown up, played by Ewan McGregor and having nearly forgotten about all the good times he had with the honey-loving bear who doesn’t wear any pants. A new Christopher Robin trailer has just arrived, and this movie looks absolutely delightful. Read More »

obi-wan spin-off movie

We all know it’s coming. The fans demand it. It’s only a matter of time before Lucasfilm and Disney officially announce the Obi-Wan spin-off. As we wait for the inevitable official announcement, possible new Obi-Wan spin-off movie details have seemingly surfaced. But there’s something fishy about them, even as they reflect what could be the truth.

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Martin Freeman joins Civil War

In this edition of Casting Bits:

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago) joins a Facebook Watch show
  • Martin Freeman (Black Panther) will star in an espionage thriller
  • Ralph Fiennes (Harry Potter) boards a new drama
  • Eiza González (Baby Driver) signs on for the Kung Fury movie
  • And many more!

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