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The Lion King ‘Set’ Was a Bunch of VR Headsets in a Giant Warehouse

Long before Disney’s remake of The Lion King hit cinemas, it was a beacon of curiosity. Obviously, director Jon Favreau and his team weren’t going to film real lions, they were going to use digital technology to create all the animals, as he did with great success in The Jungle Book. But The Jungle Book is The Jungle Book. This was The Lion King, a remake of an even more popular, culturally resonant film. What would making this movie look like in real life? I was lucky enough to find out. Read More >>

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Watching Gwyneth Paltrow Realise in Real Time She Was in Spider-Man: Homecoming Is the Delight You Need Today

You know how it is, in between days of shilling scientifically dubious lifestyle methods to women and filming cameos for Marvel movie after Marvel movie. They all blur together to the point that you just don’t have a clue where you’ll eventually show up. Read More >>

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Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains

When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this in the first place? Read More >>

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Here’s How the Zorgons From Zathura: A Space Adventure Came to Life

Did you ever watch Zathura? Directed by Jon Favreau and based on a story by the author of Jumanji, I’m not sure if Zathura: A Space Adventure ever made its way fully into cult classic status. I remember it having a certain allure around its release, though, with my peers whispering about the “weird scifi Jumanji movie.” Also it had a young Josh Hutcherson and Kristin Stewart in it! Read More >>

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Watch the First Beautiful Teaser For Disney’s Lion King Remake

We’ve heard barely anything about Jon Favreau’s take on The Lion King since Disney announced its plans to add the beloved film to its long list of remakes, outside of some extremely exciting casting. But now, we finally have a look. And, unsurprisingly, the man who turned The Jungle Book into a visual feast has done the same here! Read More >>

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The Live-Action Star Wars TV Programme is Called The Mandalorian

Jon Favreau took to his Instagram Wednesday night to reveal the name and plot synopsis of the first live-action Star Wars TV show coming to Disney’s untitled streaming service. Read More >>

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Report: The Star Wars Story Films Are Being Put On Hold

After the disappointing box office of Solo: A Star Wars Story, a new report says Lucasfilm has put all future Star Wars Story standalone movies on hold. That means, at least for now, no Boba Fett movie, no Obi-Wan movie, and no Solo spinoffs. Read More >>