The series follows the adventures of a pint-sized, African American female superhero, who happens to be the "smartest person on the planet."
"The Simpsons" has never shied away from lampooning Disney over the years, but maybe that's no longer the case. Homer, Marge and co. are of course now part of the Disney family and made their first appearance at the Mouse House's D23 Expo convention, where the show's producers were asked plenty of questions about what […]
Bill Maher is not holding back his thoughts on the late David Koch, saying "I'm glad he's dead" during "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday.
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 […]
Kermit, Miss Piggy and co. are coming to Disney Plus. A short-form unscripted series starring the goofy puppets is set to premiere on the forthcoming Disney streaming service in 2020. The news was announced at the Disney Plus D23 Expo event. The announcement came with a brief teaser of Kermit and Joe the Legal Weasel […]
The first trailer for the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian" premiered at D23 and "Star Wars" fans are thrilled.
The Pakistani-American hero will join "She-Hulk" and "Moon Knight" in next wave of live-action Disney+ series.
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
Fans caught a glimpse of the film, which features actual dogs and the voices of Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux, at the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
“Every journalist was rushing, running, going, 'Oh my God, who is this girl with the white outfit rolling and crawling on the floor?'"
ET exclusively debuts the first trailer of the original movie inspired by the real-life scandal.
Google said it disabled a group of 210 channels on YouTube that were acting in a coordinated "influence campaign" directed against the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Google announced the action Thursday, three days after Facebook and Twitter said they had removed accounts identified as linked to China-backed disinformation campaigns on their platforms aiming […]
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders explains why his $16.3 trillion climate change plan benefits the working class.
While listening to Byrne's accounts, Cuomo said “It sounds crazy... I've never heard anything like this, Patrick, and I've been doing this a long time.”
Add “Grey’s Anatomy” showrunner Krista Vernoff to the list of people opposed to the casting of former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer on the next season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”In a message posted on Twitter Thursday night, Vernoff urged the show, ABC and Disney CEO Robert Iger to cut Spicer from the show’s lineup. “I deeply abhor this decision by the company I work for and truly love,” she wrote. “This man lied daily, to our faces, and made a mockery of our country. This is not cause for celebration or celebrity. It’s not too late to change this plan. Please @DancingABC @abc @RobertIger.”Representatives for ABC, “Dancing With the Stars” and Disney did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap.Also Read: Sean Spicer Downplays 'Dancing With the Stars' Blowback: 'I Look Forward to Having Some Fun'Vernoff joins a growing number of celebrity critics of the hiring, a list that even includes the show’s host, Tom Bergeron. On Wednesday he said he opposed the decision because he wants the show to be “a joyful respite from our exhausting political climate and free of inevitably divisive bookings from ANY party affiliations.”Bergeron added that he and the show’s producers “can agree to disagree, as we do now, but ultimately it’s their call. I’ll leave it to them to answer any further questions about those decisions.”‘As the first White House press secretary for President Donald Trump, Spicer was often accused of making false or misleading statements on behalf of the president. He resigned in July 2017 after six months on the job.The cast for Season 28 of “Dancing With the Stars” was announced Wednesday on “Good Morning America.” Spicer joins supermodel Christie Brinkley, “Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown, “Dawson’s Creek” star James Van Der Beek, “The Office” alum Kate Flannery and “Bachelorette” Hannah Brown.Also Read: Twitter Looks At Movies From a Trump Angle with SpicerSpinsMoviePlots (Photos)“Dancing With the Stars” Season 28 is set to debut on Monday, Sept. 16 on ABC at 8/7c. Bergeron and Erin Andrews are set to return as hosts, along with judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.See Vernoff’s statement below:I deeply abhor this decision by the company I work for and truly love. This man lied daily, to our faces, and made a mockery of our country. This is not cause for celebration or celebrity. It’s not too late to change this plan. Please @DancingABC @abc @RobertIger https://t.co/OAlvpgSpJg— Krista Vernoff (@KristaVernoff) August 22, 2019Read original story ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Showrunner Comes Out Against Sean Spicer on ‘DWTS': ‘It’s Not Too Late to Change This Plan’ At TheWrap