Halle Bailey has been cast to portray Ariel in the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures live-action adaptation of beloved animated classic, The Little Mermaid. The film is directed by Rob Marshall and produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film will feature beloved songs from the animated classic by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as new songs by Menken (music) and Miranda (lyrics). “After an extensive search, it was abundantly…"Halle Bailey cast as Ariel in The Little Mermaid"
As exciting as Spider-Man: Far From Home may be, the biggest question is what does this film mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe? I’m going to dive into spoiler territory here so please stop reading now if you haven’t seen the film. No, really. You need to stop reading unless you’ve already seen the film. Don’t tell me I didn’t warn you because I warned you! Welcome back, J.K. Simmons! During a mid-credits scene, Simmons…"Marvel: What do Spider-Man: Far From Home Post-Credits Mean?"
National Treasure: Book of Secrets suffers from the same problem that seems to plagues many sequels by offering more of the same. The film does manage to up the stakes and increase the action. This time, the legacy of the Gates family is on the line. But rather than keep it simple, the clues take Benjamin Gates (Nicholas Cage) and company overseas to Paris and London. The film’s prologue puts Thomas Gates on the scene…"National Treasure: Book of Secrets ups the action"
National Treasure is still a fun adventure to be had some fifteen years after the adventure film was released in theaters in 2004. The film asks us to imagine a map being on the back of the Declaration of Independence. It is a fun idea no matter how preposterous that the idea sounds. But before we get to this point, a young Benjamin Franklin Gates must learn the Gates family history. It turns out that…"National Treasure: A Fun Adventure 15 Years Later"
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage has a lot of promise for what is certainly one of the most fascinating new comedies. The new FOX comedy, starring Savage and comedian Taylor Tomlinson, is a spoof of the after-show. In this case, the show is The Flare. The fictional series is based on fictional author TJ Whitford’s sci-fi book series, The Moon is the Sun at Night.” What happens is that there’s a solar flare that…"What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage Has Promise"
Backbeat is set in the early years of The Beatles’ performing career while mostly focusing on the time spent in Hamburg. Stuart Sutcliffe (Stephen Dorff) would need to leave the band in order for the Beatles to really become the greatest rock band in history. Sutcliffe would not be the last to leave the group. No, that honor belongs to Pete Best (Scot Williams). Best would leave by the end of 1960, having been replaced…"Backbeat: Before The Beatles Got Big"