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news from Wednesday, November 13, 2019

- While the Disney+ streaming service launched earlier today with many of the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe included, it’s expected the remainder will be added to the service with time… well almost all of them. Ricky Strauss, Disney’s head of content and marketing for Disney+, spoke to The Verge this week about the possibility …...

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- Newcomer Jonah Hauer-King (“World on Fire,” “Little Women”) has been cast as Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of the 1989 animated classic “The Little Mermaid”. At one point singer Harry Styles was is in early talks for the role, but ended up passing. Hauer-King had two screen tests, the most recent being last week …...

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- The first reviews for the new take on “Charlie’s Angels” are in and the results are probably better than expected. At present, the new film stands at a mixed 56/100 on Metacritic and a soft 62% (5.75/10) on Rotten Tomatoes. As a point of comparison, that’s about on par with McG’s 2000 “Charlie’s Angels” which …...

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news from Tuesday, November 12, 2019

- Maclunkey. If there’s one word that’s spreading through fandom in the past 24 hours it’s that one. When Disney+ made its debut last night, one of the first things played by many was “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. Sadly while there is no theatrical cut of the film available (only the Special …...

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