Disney has halted production on “Mouse Guard,” a motion capture film originally set up at 20th Century Fox ahead of the Disney and Fox merger, just two weeks before the film was set to begin production, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Idris Elba, Andy Serkis, Sonoya Mizuno, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Jack Whitehall are all attached to the project based on the comic book series written and illustrated by David Petersen.The producers, including director Wes Ball, Joe Hartwick Jr., Matt Reeves, Stephen Christy and Ross Richie, have been allowed to shop “Mouse Guard” to other studios.Also Read: How Disney Could Shake Up Fox Film Slate, Starting With Brad Pitt's 'Ad Astra'The “Mouse Guard” stories are set in a world of sentient mice living in the medieval era in which a brotherhood are sworn to protect their brethren. The project is meant to be a motion capture film, with Mizuno attached to play the lead role.While it’s unclear exactly why the project was scrapped at Disney, the heavily-CGI “Mouse Guard” has a budget of $170 million and veers closely to the technology incorporated in something like Disney’s live-action remake of “The Lion King.”Some other Fox titles, including “Death on the Nile,” are still moving forward at Disney, though Disney recently shuttered the Fox 2000 arm of the company.News of “Mouse Guard’s” halting was first reported by Deadline.Read original story ‘Mouse Guard’ Halted at Disney 2 Weeks Before Production Begins At TheWrap
The Texas senator has a snide comment for everything — even a charitable donation being made to help rebuild Notre Dame cathedral.
Spoilerphobes assemble! Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo issued that rallying cry on Twitter earlier today after four minutes of footage from the final chapter in the current phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe leaked online.
There will be a break in the Star Wars movies after the release of Star Wars: Episode IX later this year, Disney boss Bob Iger has confirmed.
At Disney's Investor Day Thursday, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy officially confirmed a Star Wars spinoff series starring Diego Luna reprising his Rogue One character Cassian Andor, joined by Alan Tudyk as K-2S0, with Stephen Schiff as showrunner. Tudyk's deadpan droid character was pumped up in later edits of Rogue One prior to its theatrical release to […]
At Disney's investor day, Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that the full Star Wars film franchise will be available on Disney+ within the first year of its launch. The original trilogy, released between 1977 and 1983, as well as the prequel trilogy that came out from 1999 to 2005, will join the Disney streaming fold […]
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First comes Love, Simon, then comes… a TV series based on the film! A follow-up to Greg Berlanti’s 2018 movie has received a straight-to-series order at Disney’s forthcoming streaming service, TVLine has confirmed. The Disney+ project will be based on Becky Albertalli’s 2018 novel Leah on the Offbeat, which served as her sequel to the 2015 […]
Disney+ is developing a series starring Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an individual with knowledge with the project tells TheWrap.The series would be the fourth to star a character from Marvel Studios’ expansive big-screen roster. Disney has previously announced a Loki series, which will star Tom Hiddleston. Marvel Studios is also developing “The Vision and Scarlet Witch” and another one starring Anthony Mackie’s Falcon and Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier.The project would be an adventure series in which Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, will pass the torch to Kate Bishop. In the comics, Barton abandons the Hawkeye moniker to become Ronin — something heavily teased to happen in “Avengers: Endgame” — and Bishop takes up the mantle. Bishop is speculated to appear in “Endgame.”Also Read: 'High Fidelity' Series Starring Zoe Kravitz Moves From Disney+ to HuluRenner is one of the original members of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers” roster, and the only one to not get his own standalone project. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is getting her own standalone film, which is being directed by Cate Shortland. Renner last appeared in 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War,” but will return in “Endgame.”The series for Disney+ will all be produced by Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige, instead of Marvel TV, which is behind ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and the former Netflix shows like “Daredevil” and “Luke Cage.”Disney+ will be formally unveiled Thursday during an investor event at the company’s Burbank-California studios.Variety first reported the news of the “Hawkeye” series.Read original story ‘Hawkeye’ Series With Jeremy Renner in Development at Disney+ At TheWrap
Disney reveals new footage of Jon Favreau's breathtaking CGI remake of classic cartoon.
Several of the original "Monsters Inc." voice cast will once again lend their dulcet tones to the beloved characters for an animated series titled "Monsters At Work," which is in the works at Disney+, Variety has learned. The show will follow Tylor Tuskmon (voiced by Ben Feldman), an eager and talented young mechanic on the Monsters, […]
Chris Hemsworth revealed that he cheated the system at Disneyland to get his daughter on a ride.
An unidentified body has been found at the home of Dennis Day, an original Disney Mouseketeer who has been missing for over eight months.
"Avengers: Endgame" could assemble one of the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time when it hits theaters on April 26. The latest Marvel adventure is on pace for a debut between $200 million and $250 million, according to early tracking. If estimates hold, it will join its predecessor, "Avengers: Infinity War," as one of […]
A class action law firm sued the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday, alleging that the company systematically underpays its female employees. The firm of Andrus Anderson LLP, based in San Francisco, seeks to represent all women employed by the Walt Disney Studios in California since 2015. The suit claims that corporate policies -- including setting […]
"Dumbo" nabbed the top spot at the domestic box office last weekend, but Disney's latest re-imagining didn't fly as high as expected. Despite the cast of Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, and Michael Keaton, the nearly eight-decade old property showed that not every remake is guaranteed to pack a major punch. Tim Burton's live-action reboot of […]
Where previous Mouse House animation-to-live action translations like 2017’s "Beauty and the Beast" and 2016’s "The Jungle Book" have mostly stuck to the script and storyboards of their predecessors, Burton’s film makes a number of significant alterations to the 1941 original.
New high-tech ride joins Iron Man attraction as Disney taps into its superhero roster for theme parks.
New image, coming two days after 32 character posters of the living and the dusted, shows several of the "dead" heroes as ghostly silhouettes.