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Inside the deal that brought Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ back to Marvel’s cinematic universe – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, June 26, 2017

Sony Pictures Entertainment was running out of options for its most valuable film franchise, Spider-Man. After 15 years and five movies of web-slinging, and $4 billion in global box office, the studio was struggling to give the character a much-needed reset. So in early 2015, Sony’s top two executives, Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal, flew to the Palm Beach, Fla., home of Marvel Entertainment Chief Executive Isaac Perlmutter, who’d spent…

Who is Kerry Miles? Real-life Barbie who’s spent £100000 on cosmetic surgery to become a human doll – The Sun

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

THIS surgery-obsessed mum has spent £100,000 on her quest to look like a human Barbie doll. Kerry Miles, 34, doesn’t plan on ending her cosmetic journey anytime soon. Here’s her story… Kerry Miles has spent £100k to look like a human Barbie doll Who is Kerry Miles? Kerry is a mum-of-one from Essex, who has a 13-year-old daughter called Bethaney. The beauty therapist, who was bullied for her flat chest…

Sail away with the heroes of ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel adventures – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

May the Force be with you, and you and you. And if “Star Wars” heroes aren’t exciting enough to make your day, throw in Marvel’s superheroes and supervillains, who will fight battles of epic proportions while you stand at the sidelines watching — or maybe you’ll even participate. It’s all part of the new scene on Disney Cruise Line’s ship Fantasy, which came out of dry dock last month with…

Viral ‘Toy Story’ Origin Tale Debunked By Pixar Exec: No Polio For Andy’s Dad – Deadline

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Well, it did sound a little too good – and too sad – to be true. A viral video explaining the tragic backstory to Pixar’s 1995 hit Toy Story is fake, says Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, who co-wrote all three Toy Story films. “Complete and utter fake news,” Stanton tweeted today, signing off with the hashtag “iwasthere.” Stanton’s tweet came in the wake of a video posted on the SuperCarlinBrothers Youtube…

Amid All the DC Drama, Trump and Family Attend Steve Mnuchin’s Wedding – Vanity Fair

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Not to be outdone by Pippa Middleton’s wedding to James Matthews last month, America’s ruling class gathered for some lavish nuptials of their own this weekend. On Saturday evening, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin married Scottish-born actress Louise Linton in a ceremony attended by, it seemed, half of the White House itself. Amongst the 300 guests present, according to CNN, were Donald Trump, his wife Melania, Ivanka, and Jared Kushner, as…

Toy Story Shocker: Andy’s Dad’s Backstory Revealed? – E! Online

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Viral ‘Toy Story’ Origin Tale Debunked By Pixar Exec: No Polio For Andy’s Dad – Deadline

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Well, it did sound a little too good – and too sad – to be true. A viral video explaining the tragic backstory to Pixar’s 1995 hit Toy Story is fake, says Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, who co-wrote all three Toy Story films. “Complete and utter fake news,” Stanton tweeted today, signing off with the hashtag “iwasthere.” Stanton’s tweet came in the wake of a video posted on the SuperCarlinBrothers Youtube…

Viral ‘Toy Story’ Origin Tale Debunked By Pixar Exec: No Polio For Andy’s Dad – Deadline

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Well, it did sound a little too good – and too sad – to be true. A viral video explaining the tragic backstory to Pixar’s 1995 hit Toy Story is fake, says Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, who co-wrote all three Toy Story films. “Complete and utter fake news,” Stanton tweeted today, signing off with the hashtag “iwasthere.” Stanton’s tweet came in the wake of a video posted on the SuperCarlinBrothers Youtube…

Marvel Unveils Launch Slate For Comic Book ‘Legacy’ Relaunch – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Marvel Entertainment has announced its launch line-up for Marvel Legacy, its upcoming linewide comic book relaunch, and the future of the Marvel Universe looks… surprisingly familiar. The majority of the Legacy line is the same as Marvel’s current comic book line-up, with a few additions — revivals of Marvel Two-in-One and Spirits of Vengeance, both series pairing fan-favorite characters (Fantastic Four‘s the Thing, and Ghost Rider, respectively) with other heroes,…

The major difference between the Preacher comic and the AMC show has to do with God – The Verge

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

The big difference between Preacher the television show and Preacher the comic is that on the television show, the protagonist doesn’t walk with God. Admittedly, that isn’t the only change. The television series, which launched in 2016, kept the characters and some of the conceptual elements from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s comics series, but everything else in the first season is swapped around. The second season, which launches on…

Sail away with the heroes of ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel adventures – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

May the Force be with you, and you and you. And if “Star Wars” heroes aren’t exciting enough to make your day, throw in Marvel’s superheroes and supervillains, who will fight battles of epic proportions while you stand at the sidelines watching — or maybe you’ll even participate. It’s all part of the new scene on Disney Cruise Line’s ship Fantasy, which came out of dry dock last month with…

Toy Story Consultant Shares the Super Depressing Story of Andy’s … – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Image: Disney Pixar Disney Pixar’s Toy Story is one of those series that tugs at every single heart string, but it turns out there are few more to pull… as Andy’s dad might have one of the saddest stories in Pixar history. Over the past several years, rumors and theories have circulated about why Andy’s dad wasn’t around during any of the Toy Story films. The general consensus has been…

Bill Pullman had never seen Star Wars when he starred in … – A.V. Club

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Spaceballs, Mel Brooks’ beloved mixed bag of a Star Wars spoof. To commemorate the occasion, The Hollywood Reporter had a conversation with star Bill Pullman about the film’s technical details, his own nerves about taking on what was only his second major film role, and comedic conflicts between Brooks and stars John Candy and Rick Moranis. “Rick really pushed the…

“Wonder Woman” is on track to beat “Iron Man,” which launched the whole Marvel film universe – Quartz

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

In 2008, three years after Marvel reacquired the film rights to genius-billionaire-playboy-turned-superhero Tony Stark, Marvel Studios premiered Iron Man—its first self-financed film. But not even Marvel could have known at the time what it would become. Iron Man went on to gross $585 million worldwide, a decent-sized return, and it was met with enthusiasm by audiences and critics. It proved that people would go see a movie about a superhero…

Marvel Unveils Launch Slate For Comic Book ‘Legacy’ Relaunch – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Marvel Entertainment has announced its launch line-up for Marvel Legacy, its upcoming linewide comic book relaunch, and the future of the Marvel Universe looks… surprisingly familiar. The majority of the Legacy line is the same as Marvel’s current comic book line-up, with a few additions — revivals of Marvel Two-in-One and Spirits of Vengeance, both series pairing fan-favorite characters (Fantastic Four‘s the Thing, and Ghost Rider, respectively) with other heroes,…

‘Looking for Leia’ film shines light on Star Wars fangirls – CNET

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

When Carrie Fisher‘s Princess Leia first graced the screen in 1977′s “Star Wars,” many women and girls were excited to see a strong female character confronting ruthless villains like Grand Moff Tarkin and Darth Vader, shooting at Stormtroopers, smuggling stolen Death Star plans and organizing a revolution.  Leia represented more than just a beloved Star Wars icon. She stood as an symbol of feminism and strength for many female fans…

Sail away with the heroes of ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel adventures – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

May the Force be with you, and you and you. And if “Star Wars” heroes aren’t exciting enough to make your day, throw in Marvel’s superheroes and supervillains, who will fight battles of epic proportions while you stand at the sidelines watching — or maybe you’ll even participate. It’s all part of the new scene on Disney Cruise Line’s ship Fantasy, which came out of dry dock last month with…

Sail away with the heroes of ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel adventures – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

May the Force be with you, and you and you. And if “Star Wars” heroes aren’t exciting enough to make your day, throw in Marvel’s superheroes and supervillains, who will fight battles of epic proportions while you stand at the sidelines watching — or maybe you’ll even participate. It’s all part of the new scene on Disney Cruise Line’s ship Fantasy, which came out of dry dock last month with…

‘Looking for Leia’ film shines light on Star Wars fangirls – CNET

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

When Carrie Fisher‘s Princess Leia first graced the screen in 1977′s “Star Wars,” many women and girls were excited to see a strong female character confronting ruthless villains like Grand Moff Tarkin and Darth Vader, shooting at Stormtroopers, smuggling stolen Death Star plans and organizing a revolution.  Leia represented more than just a beloved Star Wars icon. She stood as an symbol of feminism and strength for many female fans…