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Doubt, you shall no longer have. Star Wars filmmaker Kathleen Kennedy and franchise vet Ewan McGregor took the stage at the close of the D23 Expo on Friday evening to announce/confirm that the Scottish actor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a live-action series for Disney+. In fact, Kennedy touted that all of […]
Christmas came early this year, as Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader are here to Deck the Halls in the first trailer for the holiday comedy “Noelle.”Kendrick and Hader both star in the film as Santa Claus’s kids. But when the pressure of becoming the next Santa becomes all too much for Hader’s character Nick and he runs off, his younger sister Noelle must step up, search the globe for her brother and work to save the Christmas season.It isn’t Christmas without Santa’s sister. Watch the new trailer for Noelle, streaming November 12 only on DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/TsxYaU1OyC— Disney+ (@disneyplus) August 24, 2019Kingsley Ben-Adir, Billy Eichner, Julie Hagerty and Shirley MacLaine also star in the festive film that’s directed and written by Marc Lawrence, best known as the screenwriter of “Miss Congeniality.”Also Read: Anna Kendrick-Paul Feig Rom-Com Series 'Love Life' Adds 4 to Cast at HBO Max“Noelle” was completed and initially slated for a theatrical release in November of this year, but last year it was then pulled from the release schedule and moved to the new streaming platform Disney+. It will now be one of the many original titles, both film and series, that the Mouse House is debuting on the first day of the platform’s launch on Nov. 12.Disney is also debuting several other trailers and new projects at their annual D23 conference taking place in Anaheim this weekend. Check out the first trailer for “Noelle” above.Read original story Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader Are Santa’s Helpers in ‘Noelle’ Trailer (Video) At TheWrap
Disney+ has ordered a new short-form Muppets series titled “Muppets Now,” the streamer announced at the D23 expo on Friday.The “unscripted” series is set to premiere on the service in 2020 and will feature celebrity guests. No other details were shared.The project is just the latest entry in the “Muppets” franchise, which most recently included the 2012 film “The Muppets” and its sequel “Muppets Most Wanted,” as well as a short-lived ABC series also titled “The Muppets.”Also Read: Kermit Actor Was Fired Over 'Unacceptable' Conduct, Says Muppets StudioABC’s take on “The Muppets” was a mockumentary-style series with a more adult-oriented slant on the Jim Henson characters. The premise of the show was that Kermit the Frog split from longtime love interest Miss Piggy, and the pair was forced to continue to work together on the fictional late-night talk show “Up Late With Miss Piggy.”Bill Prady and Bob Kushell co-created the series, which was produced by ABC Studios and The Muppets Studio. It was canceled after one season.Coming exclusively to DisneyPlus in 2020, @TheMuppets proudly present MUPPETS NOW, a new short-form unscripted series! I’d love to tell you more, but Joe The Legal Weasel is right behind me. Gulp! pic.twitter.com/UCXdaopQJR— Kermit the Frog (@KermitTheFrog) August 24, 2019Check back here throughout the day for more of TheWrap’s D23 coverage.Read original story ‘Muppets Now’ Short-Form Series to Debut on Disney+ in 2020 At TheWrap
Disney+ released the first trailer for “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” during D23 Expo Friday, revealing that the show’s star is interesting in “a lot of things,” including, but not limited to, sneakers, denim, ice cream, jewelry and tattoos.“I know nothing, that’s the premise,” Goldblum says.Watch the trailer below, in which the Disney+ star breaks into song and dances around, generally being his delightful self.Also Read: 'Ms. Marvel,' 'Moon Knight' and 'She-Hulk' Shows Set at Disney+Here’s the official description for the upcoming series: Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems in this new series. Each episode is centered around something we all love – like sneakers or ice cream – as Jeff pulls the thread on these deceptively familiar objects and unravels a wonderful world of astonishing connections, fascinating science and history, amazing people, and a whole lot of surprising big ideas and insights.In case you haven’t heard, Disney is preparing the launch of Disney+, its own streaming competitor to challenge Netflix and Amazon. The upcoming platform will be available beginning Nov. 12 for $6.99 a month (or as part of a $12.99 bundle with Hulu and ESPN+).Also Read: 'The Mandalorian': Disney+ Unveils First Poster for Live-Action 'Star Wars' Series (Photo)Along with being the home of its own vast library of content, Disney+ will feature original productions from “Star Wars,” Marvel Studios, Pixar and Disney’s own studio.Check here throughout the day for more of TheWrap’s D23 coverage.“The World According to Jeff Goldblum” will premiere Nov. 12 on Disney+, the same day the streaming service launches.Also Read: Disney+: All the Original TV Shows and Movies Set for Upcoming Streaming Platform (Photos)An extraordinary look at ordinary things. The World According To Jeff Goldblum. Original Series. Streaming November 12 only on Disney+. pic.twitter.com/jLJ5uXJxaX— Disney+ (@disneyplus) August 23, 2019Read original story Jeff Goldblum Is Fascinated by Sneakers, Breaks Into Song in ‘The World According to Jeff Goldblum’ Trailer (Video) At TheWrap
One of Disney Channel's biggest hits, Lizzie McGuire, is coming back with a revival at the upcoming streaming platform Disney+. Hilary Duff is set to reprise her title role in the new series, which comes from the original series' creator Terri Minsky. It is the first project under a new overall deal Minsky has signed […]
While the "Black Widow" star made millions, she would barely crack the top 10 on Forbes's list of highest-paid actors.
“Games of Thrones” star Kit Harington will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in his next on-screen role, an insider with knowledge of the situation tells TheWrap.Details about which Marvel project Harington will join is not currently known. Disney is holding its annual D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend, where it is expected to announce new Marvel projects, possibly including Harington’s.Harington, best known for playing Jon Snow on the show, would follow his fellow “Game of Thrones” co-star Ricard Madden into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Madden will play Icarus opposite Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, and Kumail Nanjiani in “The Eternals,” which focuses on an ancient evolutionary offshoot of humanity whose long lives and colorful adventures inspired legends and myths over millennia.Also Read: 'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' Reveals Kit Harington's Emotional Reaction to Daenerys' Fate (Video)“The Rider” director Chloe Zhao will direct the film. Matthew and Ryan Firpo (“Ruin”) are writing the script. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige is producing. TheWrap also first reported South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok, also known as Don Lee, will make his American film debut in the film. Created by comic legend Jack Kirby in 1976, the Eternals are a race of ancient human beings created a million years ago by the cosmic entities known as the Celestials.The HBO documentary “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” documents some of Harington’s experiences making the show’s final season. One particularly emotional moment occurs during a table read, when cameras captured Harington visibly tearing up as he learned that his character, Jon Snow, would ultimately murder Queen Daenerys in the finale episode.Harington later told Jimmy Fallon: “I was very shocked and surprised at certain events and then I blubbed my eyes out. I cried.”Harington is repped by CAA.Deadline first reported the news.Read original story ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kit Harington to Join Marvel Cinematic Universe At TheWrap
Five years after summer ended for "Phineas and Ferb," the show returns with a new movie on Disney Plus in 2020, new details of which were revealed on Friday at the D23 fan convention. In "Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe," currently in production for the new streaming service, stepbrothers Phineas and […]
Ming-Na Wen, already a Disney staple as the voice of Mulan in the iconic original animated film and as a star of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., has been confirmed as a cast member of The Mandalorian, the upcoming Star Wars universe series for Disney+. Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the news Friday during D23 […]
Following her Emmy win for her performance on "Westworld," Thandie Newton is joining the feature directorial debut of the show's co-creator. Sources tell Variety that Newton is set to join Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson in Warner Bros.' "Reminiscence," directed by "Westworld's" Lisa Joy. WB acquired the rights to the package after this year's Berlin […]
A new voice made headlines when Netflix's 13 Reasons Why dropped its first trailer for the show's third season. The voice belongs to series newbie Grace Saif, who plays new student Ani.
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