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‘The Lion King’ roars into theaters Friday

‘The Lion King’ roars into theaters Friday

Disney(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide Friday: * The Lion King — Jon Favreau, who directed Disney’s hit live-action 2016 adaptation of The Jungle Book, also directed this highly anticipated live-action remake of the 1994 animated Disney classic. Donald Glover plays Simba, a young lion who must step up and take his place as the rightful…

Pennywise returns in new trailer for ‘It: Chapter Two’

Pennywise returns in new trailer for ‘It: Chapter Two’

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Pennywise is back in all of his bloody, pointy-teethed glory in the new trailer for It: Chapter Two. The sequel to the 2017 adaptation of the iconic Stephen King novel picks up 27 years after the events of the first film, which saw the Losers Club of Derry,…

Disney eyes Javier Bardem to play King Triton in live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Disney eyes Javier Bardem to play King Triton in live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Javier Bardem, who won an Oscar for playing the relentless psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh in 2007’s No Country for Old Men, is lightening up quite a bit for his next role. The actor’s reportedly in talks to play King Triton in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, according to…

Sex assault charge dropped against actor Kevin Spacey

Sex assault charge dropped against actor Kevin Spacey

Nicole Harnishfeger-Pool/Getty Images(NANTUCKET) — Prosecutors in Nantucket, MA on Wednesday dropped a felony sexual assault charge against the actor Kevin Spacey. The decision from Cape and Islands D.A. Michael O’Keefe came after Spacey’s accuser declined to testify at a pre-trial hearing about evidence. Spacey had been accused of groping the young man at a Nantucket restaurant…