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Incredibles 2 Reaches $1 Billion Landmark

'Incredibles 2' has earned $1 billion at the worldwide box office faster than any other animated movie in history.The Brad Bird-directed film stars the likes of Samuel L Jackson, Holly Hunter and Sarah Vowell, and...

Holly Hunter Hails Brad Bird's 'Selfish Writing'

Holly Hunter thinks the success of 'The Incredibles' can be traced to Brad Bird's ''selfish'' writing.The 60-year-old actress - who plays the role of Helen Parr in the money-spinning franchise - has heaped praise on...

Brad Bird's Bold Sequel

Brad Bird thinks it's ''bold'' to have ignored the passing of time with 'The Incredibles 2'Studio Pixar are readying for the release of the animated superhero sequel, 14 years after the release of the original,...

Samuel L Jackson Reveals Fan Excitement About The Incredibles 2

Samuel L Jackson has been asked about an 'Incredibles' sequel ''five or six times a week'' for more than a decade.The 69-year-old actor has reprised the role of Lucius Best for the new Brad Bird-directed...

'The Incredibles 2' Director On How This Superhero Movie Is Unique

Let's face it, you can't go to the pictures any more without seeing a superhero movie amongst the listings. They're now an integrated part of society, but audiences continue to lap them up! The problem...

Sophia Bush, Bob Odenkirk And Isabella Rossellini Join Incredibles 2

Sophia Bush, Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener and Isabella Rossellini have joined the cast of 'The Incredibles 2'.The new cast mates were revealed on the official Facebook account for the Pixar movie, and they join the...

Pixar To Release Original Movie Every Year

Pixar are planning on releasing an original film every year.The animation studio - which is part of The Walt Disney Company - has made a creative decision to focus on bringing new characters to life...

Brad Bird Ditched Star Wars

Brad Bird turned down 'Star Wars' to create 'Tomorrowland: A World Beyond'.The 57-year-old director revealed he made the ''difficult'' decision to pass on a chance to direct an instalment of the science fiction franchise.He told...

Tomorrowland Is Too Strong For Pitch Perfect Sequel At The U.s. Box Office

The futuristic movie, directed by Brad Bird has edged out last week's number one movie, Pitch Perfect 2, by just over $2 million (GBP1.3 million), while Mad Max: Fury Road comes in third...

Brad Bird Confirms 'The Incredibles 2' Will Be His Next Movie

Hurray! Brad Bird has confirmed that animated sequel The Incredibles 2 will be his next movie. The director, who's currently busy promoting new Disney flick Tomorrowland, says he has a "bunch of pages" for the...

George Clooney And Amal Clooney Bring Style To 'Tomorrowland' Premiere [Photos]

The 'Tomorrowland' premiere turned out a lot of stars on the red carpet this weekend, with George Clooney bringing along his wife (predictably - this couple seems joined at the hip!) Amal Clooney as well...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually stunning movies of the year as the first full trailer for George Clooney's 'Tomorrowland' arrives, bringing with it adventure,...

The Incredibles 2 'Is In The Works'

Brad Bird has begun work on 'The Incredibles 2'.The 57-year-old screenplay writer has revealed that he's started penning the sequel to the hit 2004 Disney and Pixar film, which won the Oscar for Best Animated...

Brad Bird Has Started Writing 'The Incredibles 2'

After finishing up directorial work on Tomorrowland with George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, Brad Bird has confirmed that he has begun writing the follow-up to Pixar's superhero hit The Incredibles. Speaking with NPR, Bird said...

Disney Reveal New Movie Details At D23 Expo: 'Malificent,' 'Saving Mr. Banks,' And 'Tomorrowland'

Walt Disney Studios have a host of exciting new movies in store for fans of action, comedy and adventure in this next year. Details of new and upcoming movies were announced at the Disney Comic-Con...

Judy Greer To Join Tomorrowland Cast

Judy Greer is being lined up for a role in 'Tomorrowland'.The '13 Going On 30' actress is in talks to star alongside George Clooney in Brad Bird's ultra secretive Disney movie, Deadline.com is reporting.This will...

Britt Robertson Confirmed For Tomorrowland

Britt Robertson has joined the cast of 'Tomorrowland'.The 23-year-old actress - who plays Angie in 'Under The Dome' - has landed the leading role of Casey Newton alongside George Clooney and Hugh Laurie in Brad...

Drew Pearce To Script Mission: Impossible 5

'Iron Man 3' co-writer Drew Pearce will pen 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The scriptwriter has been given the task of writing Paramount's next installment in the action franchise, which Tom Cruise will star in as well as...

Tom Cruise Set For Mission: Impossible 5

Tom Cruise has signed on to star in 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The actor is officially set to reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the fifth installment of the action franchise after inking a...

Hugh Laurie To Play Villain In Tomorrowland?

Hugh Laurie is in talks to star in Disney's 'Tomorrowland'.The 'House' actor has entered negotiations to play George Clooney's villainous counterpart in Brad Bird's mysterious sci-fi film, which was previously known as '1952'.The ''ultra secret''...

Hugh Laurie In Talks For 'Tomorrowland'

Hugh Laurie is in talks to star in 'Tomorrowland' with George Clooney.The Emmy Award-winning 'House' actor is in negotiations with Disney to play the lead villain in the sci-fi action film which will be directed...

George Clooney Confirmed For Disney's Tomorrowland

George Clooney's mysterious Disney movie has been renamed 'Tomorrowland'.The 51-year-old actor has been confirmed to star in Brad Bird's ''ultra-secret sci-fi project'', which was originally known by the working title '1952', according to Entertainment Weekly.Jeff...

Guillermo Del Toro Too Busy For Star Wars

Guillermo del Toro is too busy to direct 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'Pan's Labyrinth' director has confirmed he was approached to tackle the new installment of the sci-fi franchise and though he was flattered by...

George Clooney To Star In Paul Greengrass' New Thriller

Paul Greengrass will direct George Clooney in a new crime thriller.The 'Bourne Ultimatum' director has signed up to helm and produce a currently untitled film by screenwriter Chris Terrio and George, with help from fellow...

Colin Trevorrow To Direct Star Wars: Episode Vii?

Colin Trevorrow is reportedly in talks to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 'Safety Not Guaranteed' director has sparked rumours he might be directing Disney's new trilogy after admitting he is set to tackle a popular...

Brad Bird Rules Himself Out Of Star Wars Episode Vii

Brad Bird has ruled himself out of directing the next 'Star Wars' movie.The Oscar-winning director - known for his work on films including 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' and animated classic 'The Incredibles' - was...

George Clooney To Star In Alien Movie 1952?

George Clooney is set to star in Disney alien movie '1952'. The 51-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations for the motion picture, which sees 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird in line to...

George Clooney To Star In Disney's 1952?

Buzz has already been relatively widespread about Disney's upcoming sci-fi 1952, and that buzz is about to get a whole lot louder after it emerged that George Clooney could very well end up as the...

Brad Bird Is Out Of Mission Impossible 5

Brad Bird appears to have ruled himself out of directing a fifth 'Mission: Impossible' film. The helmer says the ''fun'' aspect of the movie franchise is that there is a different person in charge of...

Mission Impossible 5 Searching For New Director

Mission Impossible 5 is likely to go-ahead - with Tom Cruise once again in the leading role - but 'Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird insists he is unlikely to return to the hot-seat because of...

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