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Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

In a major announcement today, the Walt Disney Company announced it would acquire Lucasfilm. The rumors of this acquisition had been percolating to the surface over the last few days. More details soon, but here’s the press release to get … Continue reading

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First Trailer for Lincoln Debuts

Steven Spielberg’s epic movie “Lincoln” focuses on the final few months of the President’s life as he struggles to try and heal a nation turn asunder by civil war. The list of actors who appear in the film is a … Continue reading

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Director Gary Ross moves from Hunger Games to Peter Pan

I’ve been a fan of director Gary Ross’ work since his directorial debut in Pleasantville (about a brother and sister transported to a television world of black and white and a powerful metaphor for discrimination in America). Ross started out … Continue reading

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Universal Studios Hollywood Modifies Expansion Plan, Again

Universal Studios Hollywood has had an on again, off again plan to do something with the unused portions of its property since at least 2006. (Actually, it goes back even further than that with a plan to house a giant … Continue reading

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First Photo of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent as Production Begins on Film

Disney released the following photo of Angelina Jolie as the evil fairy Maleficent in “Maleficent” – the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain. The Walt Disney Studios also announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th. Directed by two-time … Continue reading

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