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Rebecca Ferguson Lands Female Lead in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5
by Movies News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

According to Deadline, Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Ferguson (BBC's THE WHITE QUEEN) has landed the female lead in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, set to be directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and written by video game scribe Will Staples. Alec Baldwin is also in talks to join the cast as the head of the CIA. (more...)

PHINEAS AND FERB: STAR WARS to Debut 7/26 on Disney Channel
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

An adventure and action-filled television special, 'Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars' is set to premiere SATURDAY, JULY 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. The story is set a couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away when Phineas, Ferb and the gang are in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Iconic Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 are featured in this special event programming. (more...)

VIDEO: First Full Trailer for THE BOXTROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Focus Features has released the first full trailer for their new animated film, THE BOXTROLLS, hitting theaters on September 26. The film features the voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg. Get a first look below! (more...)

Disney XD Announces June Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Disney XD announces June 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Editor Chris Dickens Set for Master Class at FEST - TRAINING GROUND 2014, Running June 24-30
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

It is with huge satisfaction that we announce the addition of Film Editor Chris Dickens to our speakers list. Film editor extraordinaire, Dickens' ground breaking editing style has carved his name in film history. (more...)

Jay Leno to Guest on Disney XD's PHINEAS AND FERB SAVE SUMMER, 6/9
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

Jay Leno ('The Tonight Show with Jay Leno') guest stars in 'Phineas and Ferb Save Summer,' a special one-hour episode, premiering MONDAY, JUNE 9 (10:00-11:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The episode ushers in several new episodes of the Emmy Award-winning series airing throughout the summer. They include notable guest stars Jon Stewart ('The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'), Elizabeth Banks ('The Hunger Games') and Simon Pegg ('Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'). (more...)

Video Game Writer Will Staples to Pen MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5
by Movies News Desk - May 09, 2014

According to The Hollywood Repoter, video game writer Will Staples has replaced Drew Pearce as the writer for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, set to be directed by Christopher McQuarrie. (more...)

Will Ferrell & More Among Winners of AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

The 'American Comedy Awards' aired last night, Thursday, May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. The awards honor those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and television and pay tribute to some of comedy's most enduring personalities. (more...)

First Look - Peter Mayhew as STAR WAR's Chewbacca
by Movies News Desk - May 05, 2014

Lucasfilm shared a new photo on their Instagram account featuring Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger and a Wookie! (more...)

Fans Celebrate 'Star Wars Day' Worldwide
by TV News Desk - May 05, 2014

Disney stars joined kids and families at Children's Hospital Los Angeles to 'bestow the force' -- with fan-favorite Star Wars characters and a special presentation of the 'Star Wars Rebels' trailer -- on Star Wars Day, the unofficial fan-driven holiday also known as 'May the 4th Be With You.' (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Animated Feature THE BOXTROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Focus Features has released a new trailer for their new animated film, THE BOXTROLLS, hitting theaters on September 26. The film features the voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg. Get a first look below! (more...)

BAFTA to Bring British Film Talent Showcase to New York & L.A.
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that it will profile BAFTA-winning director Amma Asante (A Way of Life, Belle) in April (more...)

MODERN FAMILY, SNL, VEEP, HER & More Among 2014 AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS Nominees
by TV News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today the nominations for the 'American Comedy Awards,' airing May 15 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 2/7/2014 - 2/7/2014
by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 2/7/2014 - 2/7/2014! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Sophie Evans On IRVING BERLIN: FROM RAGS TO RITZES
by Adrian Bradley - Jan 24, 2014

West End favourite Sophie Evans is joining an all-star cast at London's Royal Festival Hall for a celebration of the music of Irving Berlin. Ahead of the nationwide tour she spoke to BWW:UK (more...)

New MABEL'S GUIDE TO LIFE Shorts Among Disney Channel's February 2014 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Disney Channel has announed its February highlights, including 'Gravity Falls' and new shorts of 'Mabel's Guide to Life,' premiering each night the week of February 3 - February 7 at 7:55 PM ET/PT. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, AMERICAN HUSTLE Top Critics Choice Award Nominations; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

'12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” top this year's nominations for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards with 13 nominations each. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Simon Pegg in A FANTASTIC FEAR OF EVERYTHING
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Below, watch an all-new trailer Crispian Mills and Chris Hopewell's A FANTASTIC FEAR OF EVERYTHING, starring Simon Pegg. (more...)

Bill & Ben Productions Announce Simon Pegg to Lead 'Absolutely Anything', Directed by Terry Jones and Featuring the Voices of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, M
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

LONDON, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Peter Jackson Confirms Plans for ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

In an interview with BadTast.it, Peter Jackson has confirmed that plans are still in the works for a follow up to the hit film 'Tintin'. The famed director will begin work on the project as soon as he finishes up with 'The Hobbit' series of films. (more...)

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