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Of course ‘Jumanji’ is getting a sequel

Image: sony pictures Jumanji is coming back, baby. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Dwayne Johnson announced on Instagram Wednesday that the reboot of 1995’s Jumanji will be receiving a sequel. It’s official: Last night you made JUMANJI, Sony’s biggest movie ever. EVER. Previous record held by SpiderMan. My #1 goal is always giving the audience what they want and always sending ya home happy. Working on the sequel now, so bye bye @kevinhart4real’s character. 😂🖕🏾 Love y’all 🤟🏾 and THANK YOU. #JUMANJI #BiggestEver #Sony A post shared by therock…

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The new ‘Solo’ trailer has arrived got a good feeling about it?

We’ve got a good feeling about this — or at least, Han Solo does. You may have forgotten that Solo: A Star Wars Story is out next month, since Disney and Lucasfilm haven’t done all that much marketing for the spin-off film since its first trailer dropped after the Super Bowl in February. SEE ALSO: ‘Solo’ trailer breakdown: Why we have a bad feeling about this Star Wars spin-off But that changed Sunday, when a new Solo trailer arrived during American Idol on Disney-owned ABC.  The trailer focuses on the…

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The Mister Rogers documentary trailer is so hopeful and sweet we could cry

Five little words cemented Fred Rogers in the hearts of America and the history of television. The upcoming documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes a closer look at Rogers, who died in 2003, and the indelible legacy of his show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. SEE ALSO: Everyone’s Bringing Back Kids Shows — Here Are 5 We’d Reboot Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood debuted in 1963, and as the trailer for Won’t You Be My Neighbor? notes, it went against every model for a successful TV show. Rogers provided children with compassionate messages…

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Flyover video reveals jaw-dropping Star Wars park construction

Construction has started on Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park and the first videos of its progress look amazing. What did the worlds we love in that faraway galaxy look like before they came into our lives, fully formed?  SEE ALSO: John Williams says 10 ‘Star Wars’ movies is ‘quite enough for me’ If the constructed land looks unfamiliar – as does the concept art at the end – it’s because this isn’t anywhere we’ve been before. Disney revealed that this park is going to look like a planet…

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This legendary actress resurrected her Oscar dress from 56 years ago

Rita Moreno's dress resurrection is proof you shouldn't throw anything out.Image: kevin mazur/WireImage Re-wearing a dress at the Oscars could be seen as a faux pas, but not if it was the dress you won an Oscar in 56 years ago. Iconic West Side Story actress Rita Moreno dusted off her dress from the 1962 Oscars for this year’s ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. SEE ALSO: Here’s the full Oscars 2018 winners list Now 86, Moreno wore this stunning black and gold number the year she accepted the award for…

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Sony apologises for making light of food allergies in ‘Peter Rabbit’

Sony Pictures and the Peter Rabbit filmmakershave apologised for making light of allergies following calls to boycott the movie, which hit U.S. cinemas over the weekend.  SEE ALSO: James Corden will get the ‘Peter Rabbit’ movie hopping at Sony A scene in the new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic shows character Tom McGregor, who’s allergic to blackberries, being pelted with the berries by Peter and his friends. One of the berries lands in Tom’s mouth, and he has to use an EpiPen to treat his allergic reaction.  The scene prompted…

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Octavia Spencer is buying out a theater in Mississippi so kids can see ‘Black Panther’

Image: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images The talented and generous Octavia Spencer is giving back to underserved communities once again, buying out a theater to allow families to see Black Panther who otherwise may not have been able to.  Spencer announced her plan to buy out a theater in Mississippi when Black Panther opens on Instagram Wednesday, saying she’ll be in the state when the movie opens on Feb. 16. SEE ALSO: These pictures from the ‘Black Panther’ premiere are stunning “I think I will buy out a theatre in an underserved…

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The Hollywood reckoning sets its sights on Woody Allen

Timothe Chalamet, Rebecca Hall, and Greta Gerwig.Image: Getty Images / Mashable Composite The chorus of voices against Woody Allen is growing louder by the day. Over the past few months, several actors who’ve starred in Allen’s films have come forward to express their regrets – and, in some cases, announce that they’re donating their salaries to charity. That list includes multiple stars of Allen’s next movie, A Rainy Day in New York. SEE ALSO: Dylan Farrow slams stars supporting Time’s Up, but working with Woody Allen Even in the throes…

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Making an Emotionally Appealing Fish-Man for The Shape of Water

The sinewy fish-man at the center of The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s new film, stands stoic and brave as the rain beats down. But when the director yells “cut,” the man inside the fish suit begins to shiver; the set may look like a Baltimore port, but this is Toronto. Two crewmembers rush over, enveloping the 6’ 3”, 140-pound Doug Jones in coats and their own body heat. Throughout the movie's grueling 45-day shoot, those two men—Legacy Effects co-founder Shane Mahan and monster sculptor Mike Hill, both of…

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Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ finds its leading lady

Liu Yifei at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in 2017.Image: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images Meet the next new Disney heroine. The studio’s making progress on its live-action remake of Mulan, and it’s finally found a star to fill the title role: Chinese actress Liu Yifei. SEE ALSO: ‘The Lion King’ just cast its lion queen and she’s basically royalty already The Hollywood Reporter writes that Liu won the role after an epic search that involved almost a thousand candidates from five continents.  Liu (who is also known as…

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Our first photo of Joe Mangianiello as Deathstroke is the most important thing

Image: Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock Is Deathstroke the DCEU’s saving grace? Well, no, because Wonder Woman – but kind of yes since Justice League was such a bust and he’s played by Magic Mike alum Joe Manganiello. Manganiello took to Twitter Saturday to wordlessly reveal the first photo of himself in character as Slade Wilson (not to be confused with Wade Wilson, another sword-wielding superhuman named after death), and we have a sneaky feeling we’re going to watch that movie. SEE ALSO: ‘Justice League’ has two end credits scenes. Here’s what they…

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The Harry Potter movies are heading to HBO

Galloping-freaking-gargoyles. HBO announced Thursday that it will be the only place to stream all eight Harry Potter movies starting Jan. 1, 2018. That’s all eight movies on HBO GO, HBO NOW, and HBO On Demand whenever the heck you need them. SEE ALSO: Grab your boots and broomsticks Harry Potter fans, LeakyCon is headed to Texas HBO currently has the streaming rights for the Harry Potter universe film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and has recently streamed Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter…

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Harvey Weinstein ousted from motion picture academy

Image: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images Harvey’s out; will Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski be the next to go? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to revoke the lifetime membership of Harvey Weinstein in the wake of dozens of sexual misconduct allegations — immediately prompting questions about whether Cosby and Polanski will be able to retain their memberships. The decision to expel the executive came from an emergency meeting of the academy’s 54-member board, which includes Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, and Kathleen Kennedy, among other Hollywood icons.  SEE…

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