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Director Josh Trank Leaves 'Star Wars' Spin-off, Citing Personal Reasons


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Director Josh Trank has announced his departure from a standalone Star Wars project. The Chronicle director was supposed to direct a spin-off film, similar to Star Wars: Rogue One which is currently being developed by Gareth Edwards. Trank, who has also directed the upcoming Fantastic Four remake, announced he was leaving the Star Wars project on Friday (1st May) via the film franchise's website. 

Star WarsThe upcoming Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, is due to be released in December.

Read More: Star Wars Spin Off Rogue One Will Feature Death Star Heist.

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Ross Lynch - 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA) - Arrvials at Disney - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th April 2015

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American actress, singer and dancer Zendaya Coleman was photographed as she attended the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards which were held at Nokia LA Live in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th April 2015

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


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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, danger,  fantasy, and a whole lotta mystery.

George Clooney in 'Tomorrowland'George Clooney is a scientist again in 'Tomorrowland'

There's not a lot of information being revealed out this upcoming magical, sci-fi journey, but from what we gather we can expect a shedload of futuristic gadgets, an object of extreme power, a mystical land beyond reach and angst-ridden teenaged hero. Standard fantasy stuff then - but we wouldn't have it any other way.

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Guess Which Other Disney Classic Is Being Turned Into A Live-Action Movie?


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Great... Another Disney classic is being changed into a live-action movie. Barely a week goes by in which we're not reporting yet another animation is being revamped. We're already hearing reports that production of Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, is underway and others that Dumbo, Winnie The Pooh, The Jungle Book and Mulan are all being made into live-action films. It may not be original but, if we look at $758 million Maleficent raked in and Cinderella's recent success, it is hugely profitable.

CinderellaLily James in Disney's latest live-action revamp of Cinderella.

Read More: Disney Announces Mulan Live Action Remake.

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May The Fourth Be With You! Or April 10th For The Full 'Star Wars' HD Collection


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'Star Wars' is a phenomenon. The oddball 1977 original movie (later deemed to be "Part 4") was the first true blockbuster, changing the way movies are merchandised and reigniting the steadily dying science fiction genre. It turned the space opera into a crowd-pleasing licence to print money, and we all love it for that. On the other hand, the best way to send any self-respecting geek into a fit of frothing rage is even allude to the prequel trilogy without discussing how you would have made it better yourself. 

Harrison Ford in 'Star Wars: A New Hope'
Harrison Ford in 'Star Wars: A New Hope'

The thing is, the original trilogy is still held in such high regard, that the series is still a viable investment; not only are we getting an entirely new trilogy beginning at the end of 2015, but a remastered collection of the entire saga so far is set to be released digitally online on 10th April, 2015. As if you needed something to get you in the mood.

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Disney to Make Live-Action Version of 'Winnie the Pooh'


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Following up its major successes with Maleficent, Frozen and Cinderella, Disney has announced it is to release a live action remake of the much loved children's animation Winnie the Pooh.

Winnie the PoohDisney's story will see Christopher Robin heading back to Hundred Acre Wood

According to industry reports, the new version will be a revisionist approach to AA Milne's classic story of the bear and his companions Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet, Owl and Rabbit. The studio has enlisted screenwriter Alex Ross Perry - who penned and directed the Sundance hit Listen Up Phillip - to work on the new movie which will follow Christopher Robin (Pooh's owner) finding himself back in the Hundred Acre Wood as an adult.

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ABC Bringing Back 'The Muppet Show'? 'Big Bang Theory' Creator Reportedly Set To Write Pilot


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The Muppet Show will be revamped for ABC with a little help from the executive producer and co-creator of The Big Bang Theory, Bill Prady. Prady, who worked on the original series, has already been working on the script and a pilot episode is already in production, according to reports.

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Miss Piggy will reportedly return for the revamped version of The Muppet Show.

Read More: Bert & Ernie Spark Equality Debate After Bakery Refuses To Create 'Support Gay Marriage' Cake. 

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Disney's Next Live-Action Adaptation Is 'Winnie The Pooh'


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Disney has set their sights on adapting Winnie The Pooh into a live-action feature film, according to a report. Based on the stories of A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh was first adapted into an animated movie in 1966 and has been the regularly adapted into Disney films and television series ever since.

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Winnie The Pooh is set for a live-action animation.

Read More: Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action Dumbo for Disney.

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Disney Announces 'Mulan' Live Action Remake


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Following the runaway success of Disney’s live action remake of Cinderella, classic animation revivals are all the rage at the minute, and the studio is banking on repeating those successes with the announcement that they are to revive Mulan on the big screen.

Telling the story of Chinese war heroine Hua Mulan who disguises herself as a man in order to take her father’s place in the army and go to war, it was originally a hit back in 1998 for Disney. In addition to earning $304.3 million worldwide, it also received a host of Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.

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Zhang Ziyi was touted for the role of Mulan in an ultimately aborted 2010 live action remake

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Tracey Ullman's Mother Dies In Tragic House Fire Aged 85


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Tracey Ullman's mother has died at the age of 85. Doreen Skinner died in a house fire on Monday (23rd March). The fire was reportedly caused by the 'careless disposal of a cigarette'.

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Tracey Ullman's mother has died in a house fire at the age of 85.

Read More: Tracey Ullman To Return To British Television For First Time In 30 Years.

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Lilla Crawford and James Lapine - Disney celebrates Stephen Sondheim and 'Into The Woods' in-home release held at 42 West club - Arrivals at 42 West club,, Disney - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 22nd March 2015

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Lilla Crawford, James Lapine and MacKenzie Mauzy

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Adam Jacobs, Jonathan Freeman, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and cake by Beth Bennett of Bebe Bakes - Broadway-Disney's Aladdin celebrates first anniversary at the New Amsterdam Theatre. at New Amsterdam Theatre,, Disney - New York City, New York, United States - Friday 20th March 2015

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Adam Jacobs, Jonathan Freeman, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and cake by Beth Bennett of Bebe Bakes
Adam Jacobs, Jonathan Freeman, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and cake by Beth Bennett of Bebe Bakes
Adam Jacobs, Jonathan Freeman, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and cake by Beth Bennett of Bebe Bakes

Lily James - A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes (from Disney's "Cinderella")


Lily James, the star of Disney's 'Cinderella', recorded a song for the movie entitled 'A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes'. The song has been released for viewing, following the film's US release on 13th March 2015.

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Demi Lovato - Former Disney star Demi Lovato leaving an event in West Hollywood at Disney - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 18th March 2015

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