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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 >>

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Disney+ to Crack Down on Password Sharing, and Now We’re Freaked Out

Well, folks, I hate to rain on your streaming services parade, but those of us who are hoping to skirt a Disney+ subscription and instead leach off a buddy’s account may run into some trouble. Read More >>

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Everything We’re Excited for at This Year’s Disney Mega Convention, D23

In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Could it bring a certain Jedi Master with it? Read More >>

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The First Trailer for Star Wars Resistance’s Second – and Final – Season is Here

Good news, if you were hoping to get a look at the return of Kaz and friends post-The Force Awakens and Last Jedi adventures soon. Bad news: they’re Kaz and friends’ last. Read More >>

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Report: Ewan McGregor Will Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in His Own Disney+ Series

After years of rumours about a potential return – in movie form – it seems like Ewan McGregor will once again don his Jedi robes. But not for the big screen; instead, he’s allegedly coming to Disney’s ever growing streaming service. Read More >>

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Darth Vader and Son Artist Jeffrey Brown on Bringing His Childhood Glee to Star Wars’ Sequel Movies

Across Vader & Son and its three follow ups—Vader’s Little Princess, Goodnight Darth Vader, and Darth Vader and Friends—cartoonist Jeffrey Brown has given us a treasure trove of heartwarmingly funny insight into the weirdest parent/child relationship of the galaxy far, far away. But Brown’s latest dive into Star Wars wants to bring that approach to its next generation. Read More >>

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Lego’s Getting Back into Trains With the Ludicrously Expensive Disneyland Train & Station

When it comes to trains, Lego doesn't offer a whole lot of choice. The cheapest non-Duplo ones are £65 and £79 a piece, and they're the newly-released Hidden Side haunted train and the Hogwarts Express. The cheapest proper, motorised train is £120, so it's fair to say that you're going to have to pay a lot for the privilege of having a train set made of Lego. The newly-revealed Disney Train and Station is absolutely no exception. Read More >>

movies
Rob Liefeld Shares Some Cut Concept Art From the Deadpool Movie

The Deadpool movies have a lot of affection for Rob Liefeld’s X-Men-adjacent work, including not just Deadpool but a variety of other characters familiar to Liefeld’s readers, and even an ersatz X-Force team in Deadpool 2. Read More >>

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The Lion King Has Edged Out Frozen as the Highest-Grossing Animated Film of All Time

This is what entertainment journalism is, in 2019: watching Disney score an unending series of victories over itself as the film industry grows smaller and smaller. Read More >>

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The Lightsabers of Star Wars, Ranked

When you think of Star Wars, you think of lightsabers. Sure, you think of spaceships and the Force and stuff like that too but, in terms of iconic visuals, few things in science fiction at large, let alone Star Wars, are as iconic as the lightsaber. Read More >>

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Disney Unveils the Lady and the Tramp Remake’s Real-Life Good Doggos

Doggo is a good doggo. Thankfully, Disney’s live-action Lady and the Trampisn’t going The Lion King route by making photorealistic CGI versions of canines. Instead, they’ve cast a bunch of real good boys and good girls for Tessa Thompson, Janelle Monáe, and other actors to voice. Plus, they’re rescue pups! Read More >>

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Check Out the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook Recipe for Rey’s Bread From The Force Awakens

Blue milk is obviously the superstar when you think of Star Wars food. But rising up the charts, literally, is the bread Rey makes in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Although that concoction, officially named Polystarch, is not available in the Black Spire Outpost (otherwise known as Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge), a new cookbook has the recipe—and this is the exclusive reveal. Read More >>

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The Boys’ Critique of Megacorporations is Pretty Rich

Vought International, the American company that manages the entire country’s population of licensed superheroes in the world of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys, is a capitalistic leviathan with tentacles reaching into the worlds of law enforcement, the entertainment industry, the military, and a number of other major parts of general society. Sound familiar? Read More >>

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Dark Phoenix and Galaxy’s Edge Hit Disney’s Bottom Line, But Disney + and Many Remakes Are on the Way

We’re not even through with summer and Walt Disney Studios has already grossed a record-breaking $8 billion at the international box office. And yet, even with that, 2019 hasn’t been a total win for one of the largest media brands in the world. Read More >>

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There’s a Reason Thanos Never Fought This Character in Avengers: Endgame

There’s nothing fans love more than a good climactic rematch. But some fights just aren’t meant to happen. Read More >>