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Hollywood Prepping Live-Action Adaptation of YOUR NAME

In a little bit of news that will probably be met with a collective groan, the Hollywood Reporter has just revealed that Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams (via his Bad Robot company) are planning to produce a live action adaptation of the successful anime movie Your Name. According to the announcement, Oscar-nominee Eric Heisserer (Arrival) is in charge of writing the script, with the original ...


Kung Fu Panda 3 Backs Down From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

DreamWorks Animation and partner 20th Century Fox have recently pushed back the release date for Kung Fu Panda 3, changing its schedule from December 23, 2015 to March 18, 2016. Not that anybody will be surprised, but the reason for the delay is Fox not wanting to compete for the box office against the juggernaut that is J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which opens on December 18, ...


Kathleen Kennedy Talks About Star Wars and J.J. Abrams

The announcement of J.J. Abrams involvement in the 7th installment in the Star Wars movie franchise is surprising due to the filmmakers’ prior denial about his involvement, but LucasFilm head Kathleen Kennedy has revealed how she managed to convince Abrams on taking the gig. According to Kennedy, the deciding factor may have been the fact that screenwriter Michael Arndt and producer ...


J.J. Abrams Confirmed for Star Wars: Episode VII

Rumors that J.J. Abrams will be helming Disney’s Star Wars: Episode VII were downplayed when it first made the rounds, with Abrams himself claiming that he’s too much of a Star Wars fanboy to ever do a good job, but now Disney and Lucasfilm have jointly confirmed the rumors with an official statement. “After a bevy of emails and phone calls, the formalities have been wrapped up, and ...

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