VIDEO: Watch Chiwetel Ejiofor Talk About Prosthetic Cheekbones on GOOD MORNING AMERICA!VIDEO: Watch Chiwetel Ejiofor Talk About Prosthetic Cheekbones on GOOD MORNING AMERICA!
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

From “Love Actually” to acting alongside Beyoncé in “The Lion King,” multifaceted actor Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to 'GMA' about his new movie, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Miller talks WAR HORSE as it extends its journey to Australia in 2020.BWW Interview: Scott Miller talks WAR HORSE as it extends its journey to Australia in 2020.
by David Pearson - Oct 6, 2019

Following 8 record-record breaking years in London's West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre's acclaimed play War Horse will return to Australia in 2020 playing in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. (more...)

VIDEO: Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks Hoarding on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDENVIDEO: Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks Hoarding on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden,' James asks the always-dapper Chiwetel Ejiofor about his hoarding tendencies, and Chiwetel tells him he recently did a Marie Kondo-esqee purge, which can be liberating until you realize you may have accidentally gotten rid of some keepers. Watch the clip below! (more...)

Bebe Rexha Unveils Single for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVILBebe Rexha Unveils Single for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha unveils new single, “You Can't Stop The Girl' (Warner Records) which is the featured song for Disney's “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.” The accompanying video was helmed by award-winning director Sophie Muller and will be released in the weeks ahead. The highly anticipated Disney sequel hits theaters on October 18th. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Arrives on Digital Oct. 11Disney's THE LION KING Arrives on Digital Oct. 11
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Be prepared: Disney's “The Lion King,” the worldwide phenomenon that brought the Pride Lands' iconic characters to life in a whole new way, arrives on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere Oct.11 and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 22. Directed by Jon Favreau, the summer blockbuster, which reigned supreme with audiences worldwide — earning over $1 billion at the global box office and an A CinemaScore — journeys home with all-new bonus features, music videos and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers. (more...)

Stampede & Steel Springs Pictures to Produce Feature Film ALICE from Krystin Ver LindenStampede & Steel Springs Pictures to Produce Feature Film ALICE from Krystin Ver Linden
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Greg Silverman's Stampede and Peter Lawson's Steel Springs Pictures announced today that they will produce and co-finance the feature film ALICE, which Krystin Ver Linden will direct from her original screenplay. The film will mark Stampede's second feature to go into production and the first feature made under Peter Lawson's Steel Springs Pictures banner. Filming is due to commence in Louisiana in early 2020.    (more...)

Mark Wahlberg's INFINITE Adds Chiwetel EjioforMark Wahlberg's INFINITE Adds Chiwetel Ejiofor
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Variety reports that actor Chiwetel Ejiofor will star in action thriller 'Infinite' alongside Mark Wahlberg. Antoine Fuqua directs, and Paramount will produce. (more...)

THE LION KING is Fourth Disney Film to Cross $1 Billion This YearTHE LION KING is Fourth Disney Film to Cross $1 Billion This Year
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Disney's The Lion King crossed the billion-dollar mark after less than three weeks in theaters this past weekend, according to Variety. (more...)

THE LION KING Tops Box Office For Second Weekend, Bringing in $22.3 Million FridayTHE LION KING Tops Box Office For Second Weekend, Bringing in $22.3 Million Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019

According to Variety, Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King has reigned supreme at the box office for the second weekend, bringing in $22.3 million in Friday's domestic ticket sales. (more...)

BWW Album Review: THE LION KING Remake Takes Its Place in the Circle of Musical LifeBWW Album Review: THE LION KING Remake Takes Its Place in the Circle of Musical Life
by Amanda Prahl - Jul 27, 2019

While The Lion King's updated soundtrack doesn't quite roar to life, it does manage to pull off most of the iconic music and take its place in the story's own circle of life. (more...)

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Movie Musicals!Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Movie Musicals!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Broadway is coming to the big screen! Thirteen movie musicals are currently in development and are set to delight audiences in the coming months and years, from long-awaited movie adaptations to remakes and sequels of fan favorites. With such a variety to look forward to, we're getting you prepared by giving you a peek at each of the movies officially announced to receive the silver screen treatment! Take a peek at all the excitement, and be sure to check back in as even more are announced! (more...)

THE LION KING Grosses $78.5 Million on Opening Day; On Track For Biggest Opening For Disney Live-Action RemakeTHE LION KING Grosses $78.5 Million on Opening Day; On Track For Biggest Opening For Disney Live-Action Remake
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2019

The Lion King is on track to have the biggest opening ever for a Disney live action remake of an animated film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beyonce, Elton John Attend European Premiere of THE LION KINGPhoto Flash: Beyonce, Elton John Attend European Premiere of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Disney's “The Lion King” marked its European premiere in Leicester Square in London, welcoming a host of royal and celebrity guests including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The event was in support of the conservation work of HRH The Duke of Sussex through The Royal Foundation. Headlining the celebration were voice-cast members Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Billy Eichner (Timon), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari), plus filmmakers Jon Favreau (director), Karen Gilchrist (producer) and John Bartnicki (co-producer), as well as several members of the team behind the film's music—songwriters Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice, composer Hans Zimmer, Producer Pharrell Williams and Lebo M. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE LION KING in New FeaturetteVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE LION KING in New Featurette
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2019

See how the cast of "The Lion King" brought these iconic characters back to the big screen in a brand-new look behind the scenes. Directed by Jon Favreau, "The Lion King" opens on July 19.  (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the Live-Action THE LION KING?Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the Live-Action THE LION KING?
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Disney's 'The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother-and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. (more...)

Video: New LION KING Clips Feature 'Hakuna Matata' And More!Video: New LION KING Clips Feature 'Hakuna Matata' And More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Before Simba & co. return to the big screen, get to know Timon and Pumbaa, voiced by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogan, as they debut 'Hakuna Matata' and stumble upon Simba in new clips from The Lion King! (more...)

VIDEO: Donald Glover Talks Meeting Beyonce on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEVIDEO: Donald Glover Talks Meeting Beyonce on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2019

Donald Glover was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Glover appears on the show the same night that his film, The Lion King, is holding his red carpet premiere in Los Angeles. Glover talks about The Lion King, the future of Childish Gambino, writing for “30 Rock,” how he spent all of his TV money, being a terrible RA in college, his son not knowing he plays Simba, and meeting Beyoncé. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet!Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Filmmakers, talent and special guests celebrated Disney's “The Lion King” tonight in Hollywood. The movie, which opens on July 19, 2019, welcomes beloved characters back to the big screen in a whole new way. (more...)

Beyonce Produces & Performs On THE LION KING: THE GIFT Album Featuring Songs Inspired By The FilmBeyonce Produces & Performs On THE LION KING: THE GIFT Album Featuring Songs Inspired By The Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Beyonce will be releasing a new album titled, 'The Lion King: The Gift' which will feature an array of songs inspired by the film, performed by African artists.  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 7/9: Patti LuPone in COMPANY, Tickets On Sale For FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, and More!Wake Up With BWW 7/9: Patti LuPone in COMPANY, Tickets On Sale For FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2019

Today's top stories: Patti LuPone in Company, tickets on sale for Freestyle Love Supreme, and more! (more...)

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