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James Corden Talks INTO THE WOODS; Calls Sondheim: 'Best Musical Composer Alive'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2014

James Corden, who will soon be seen in the role of The Baker in the big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS, spoke about his experience making the highly anticipated film.

Marathon Event Screenings of All Three of Peter Jackson's HOBBIT Films Set for 12/15
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2014

As the Studio has done in the past with such epic film series as “Harry Potter” and “The Dark Knight,” Warner Bros. Pictures, in conjunction with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), is once again treating über-fans to a movie marathon

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes - Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Bring DESOLATION OF SMAUG to Life!
by - Oct 23, 2014

Below, check an all new behind-the-scenes video from THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG which shows how actor Benedict Cumberbatch brought the menacing dragon Smaug to life through the use of modern technology!

Common Sense Media Names Disney's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day as Inaugural Recipient of Common Sense Seal
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 6, 2014

Common Sense Media, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology, today announced the Common Sense Seal, the first honor of its kind to recognize and champion films that delight families with enriching stories and to encourage studios to make more excellent family content that appeals across generations.

Cary Elwes Says THE PRINCESS BRIDE is 'A Go' for Broadway
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 5, 2014

Actor Cary Elwes, who portrayed Westley in THE PRINCESS BRIDE film, recently held a Q&A with fans on Reddit. in promotion of his new book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of THE PRINCESS BRIDE. When asked about the possibility of THE PRINCESS BRIDE musical, Elwes said that it is definitely in the works.

Rob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 29, 2014

Director Rob Reiner has shared that he still intends to bring his 1987 film THE PRINCESS BRIDE to the Broadway stage, despite recent failed efforts by himself and Disney.

Warner Bros. Entertainment to Deliver Unparalleled Showcase of Upcoming Content to Comic-Con Crowd
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2014

Warner Bros. Entertainment will plant its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, with each individual division touting its upcoming offerings, including Film, Television, Interactive and Home Entertainment

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Tops Movies on Demand, Week Ending 4/13
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 22, 2014

(RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers.

Disney's OSCAR-Winning FROZEN Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2014

On the same day it won two Academy Awards® including Best Animated Feature, “Frozen,” Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd feature film, crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Climbs to $800 Million Worldwide
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 13, 2014

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has crossed $800 million at the worldwide box office, with markets still to open. The

by Movies News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' continues its climb up the worldwide box office, crossing $500 million globally. The film, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), has thus far grossed an estimated $160.5 million domestically and $343.5 million internationally, for a worldwide estimated total of $504 million and growing.

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Crosses $300 Million Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

On the heels of its #1 openings around the globe, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' has surpassed $300 million at the worldwide box office after seven days in release. The film, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), has taken in an estimated $104.6 million domestically and $213.6 million internationally, for a worldwide estimated total to date of $318.2 million, including $23 million from IMAX theatres worldwide.

Warner Bros. & Cryptozoic Entertainment Partner For The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Board Game
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2013

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Cryptozoic Entertainment today announced an all-new game for fans of Middle-earth: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Board Game.

Advance Tickets for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Go on Sale in the U.S. on Thursday, November 21, at 9:00 AM Eastern Time
by Robert Diamond - Nov 16, 2013

Moviegoers who are eagerly anticipating the December 13 release of the epic fantasy adventure 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' will be able to secure their seats nearly a month in advance when tickets go on sale, online and in theaters in the U.S., on Thursday, November 21 at 9:00 AM ET. Fans will have the opportunity to see the movie first at midnight on Thursday, December 12.

Breaking News: As WE Wish! Disney to Develop THE PRINCESS BRIDE for the Stage!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 11, 2013

Disney Theatrical Productions will develop The Princess Bride as a stage work, it was announced today by Disney Theatrical Productions president and producer, Thomas Schumacher.

PGA to Honor Peter Jackson, Joe Lettri with 2014 Vanguard Award
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2013

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson, visual effects artist Joe Letteri and Weta Digital will receive the Producers Guild's 2014 Vanguard Award.

Photo Flash: Emma Thompson and More Join Richard Sherman for SAVING MR. BANKS Sing-A-Long
by Movies News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

Two-time Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks," inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney's classic "Mary Poppins" made it to the screen. Below, check out photos from last night's special performance and sing-a-long with legendary songwriter and composer Richard Sherman in support of SAVING MR. BANKS at the Beverly Hills Hotel Polo Lounge!

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Officially Gets December 2015 Release
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 7, 2013

LucasFilm and Disney made the announcement the afternoon on, with Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios saying in a statement: 'We're very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture.'

Cast of SAVING MR. BANKS to Lead 'Mary Poppins Singalong'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2013

According to the New York Post's Page Six, cast members from SAVING MR. BANKS will join together the night the film premieres at this year's AFI Fest in LA to lead a 'spirited singalong' of favorite songs from Disney's Mary Poppins.

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Extended Edition Comes to DVD, Blu-ray Today
by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Fans of Middle-earth will have the opportunity to gain a broader experience of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, when the epic fantasy adventure is released as an Extended Edition on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD today, November 5th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE).