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Hello There: The Obi-Wan Kenobi Show Is Officially Happening

Last week we heard murmurs that, after what has been years of umming and aahing, Ewan McGregor had finally signed a deal to return to the Star Wars galaxy as the legendary Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Now, Disney’s just made it official. Read More >>

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We’ve Been Waiting For

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia... because it never acts nostalgic. It’s a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Henson’s iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages with complex themes, horrifying imagery and an environmental message we may need now more than ever. Also, it’s a technological masterpiece. Read More >>

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In the First Mandalorian Trailer, a Lone Ranger Survives on a Galaxy’s Edge

Live-action Star Wars is returning to TV with The Mandalorian, the first non-animated Star Wars TV project since the infamous Caravan of Courage. Now, we finally have a look of what to expect from Disney+ and Jon Favreau’s mysterious tale of a wanderer on the outer rim of the galaxy far, far away. Read More >>

Moon Knight and She-Hulk Are Heading to Disney+, and All the Other Marvel Streaming News From D23

Moon Knight! She-Hulk! And WandaVision sure sounds wonderfully wacky! Here’s a round-up of everything we learned at tonight’s action-packed Disney+ panel at the D23 Expo. Read More >>

Hell Yeah, Netflix Rolls Out Feature for Finding New and Upcoming Releases in Its TV App

The tsunami of streaming services that have sprung up like weeds in the last few years means we have more options than ever for on-demand entertainment. But if you’re not the kind of user who is content with watching reruns or hastily released garbage, staying on top of what’s coming to your preferred streaming services of choice can be kind of a pain in the ass. This is especially true of Netflix, which is constantly releasing new content. Read More >>

Eminem’s Publisher Sues Spotify, Says It Pretended It Didn’t Know Who Held Rights to ‘Lose Yourself’

Rapper Eminem’s publisher is suing Spotify, claiming that the music streaming giant is infringing on hundreds of his copyrights as well as “challenging the constitutionality of a recently passed music licensing law,” the Hollywood Reporter wrote on Wednesday. Read More >>

D23 Expo is Doing Live Streams, But Probably Not the Panels You Most Want to See

D23 Expo 2019 starts on Friday and, with it, fans should expect major news from all sides of the Disney kingdom. We’re talking movies, streaming, theme parks, merchandise, pretty much everything... except what’s going to happen with Spider-Man. Read More >>

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Netflix’s The I-Land Trailer Conjures Up the Scariest Thing of All… the Fyre Festival?

Netflix has released the first glimpse at The I-Land with a teaser clearly designed to rip on the announcement trailer for the failed Fyre Festival – even though the limited series doesn’t look to be about that at all. Either way, something tells me this island getaway has bigger problems than disaster relief tents and bologna sandwiches. Read More >>

So What Did Amazon Do to Piss Off Disney This Time?

Disney has announced plans to roll out its new streaming service in November. Executives announced that Disney+ will be available on platforms and devices made by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Roku. Missing from that list is Amazon, with whom Disney has had an on-again-off-again slap fight for the past few years. This ongoing feud means that viewers who love Mickey Mouse and own a Fire TV are sort of screwed. Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know Before Watching The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. The Dark Crystal finally returns with a prequel series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The Jim Henson Company has been cautious about expanding the lore of ‘80s classic The Dark Crystal, only authorising a couple of books, some graphic novels, and a cancelled manga. But those few pieces, along with the film, tell a deep and complex saga. Read More >>

The Age of Media Corporation Mega-Mergers is Robbing Us of Bolder, Fresher Storytelling

Disney isn’t just the first studio to have five pictures cross a billion dollars at the box office in a single year and it isn’t just the biggest film studio right now. It’s the biggest film studio in the history of Hollywood. While investors are likely very pleased with this fact, the company’s series of monster mergers has set off a chain effect with other studios doing their own monster mergers in an effort to keep up. Read More >>

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Report: Apple is Pouring £5 Billion Into Apple TV+, Including Nine Figures on The Morning Show

Apple’s budget for its forthcoming streaming service – previously reported to be around $1 billion (£827m), give or take – has exploded to $6 billion (£4.96bn), according to a Monday report in the Financial Times. Read More >>

Police Intervene After Amazon’s ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Promotion Is So Good, It Stops Traffic

Amazon’s latest promotion for its Emmy-nominated comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—dialling back prices around the US city of Los Angeles to reflect the show’s 1959 setting—proved so popular that police had to temporarily shut it down Thursday, according to a local ABC affiliate. Read More >>

Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix

Just so we’re all on the same page regarding the important information, there are currently no plans for Netflix’s excellent She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to somehow incorporate He-Man’s prince Adam into its story. But that’s not to say that He-Man’s not about to come back in a big way. Read More >>

Disney+ Announces First International Rollout Plans, UK Suspiciously Absent

Back in April Disney announced a load of details about its upcoming Disney+ streaming service, including the plans for its native US launch. The service would arrive on 12th November and cost $7 a month, though at the time there were zero details about when the service would launch internationally - which was a little weird. Today at D23 Disney announced some of those plans, but the UK availability is still suspiciously absent. Read More >>