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Trevor Noah Rips Racist ‘Little Mermaid’ Criticism: “We’re Doing This Again?”

Trevor Noah is weighing in on the racist backlash to the recently released trailer for Disney’s live-action version of The Little Mermaid. During Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, the host showed footage of a news broadcast focusing on online complaints about the fact that the film stars a Black actress, Halle Bailey. The news […]

Marvel Disappointed the Rumor Mill at D23

As the dust settled on Marvel’s D23 presentation, fans had a number of reveals to chew on — from castings for the Thunderbolts and Captain America: New World Order, to trailers for Secret Invasion and Werewolf by Night. What they didn’t get? Henry Cavill and Jodie Comer in the MCU or complete castings for the […]

‘The Santa Clauses’ First Trailer Teases Tim Allen’s Replacement With Unlikely Cameo

Father Christmas is ready to call it a career in the first trailer for Disney+’s The Santa Clauses. The footage from the forthcoming limited series based on the Santa Clause film franchise dropped Saturday at Disney’s D23 event in Anaheim, California. Ahead of the project’s Nov. 16 launch, the spot catches viewers up with Tim […]

Disney’s Bob Chapek on Scar-Jo Aftermath and “Don’t Say Gay” Impact

In the midst of Disney’s D23 presentation of upcoming material from Lucasfilm and Marvel, as well as Avatar, Disney CEO Bob Chapek made himself available for a 15-minute interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The conversation touched on issues ranging from the handling of the Scarlett Johansson conflict and the “Don’t Say Gay” controversy in Florida […]

‘Avatar: The Way of the Water’ Shows Off Immersive Scenes at D23

Stretching into the third hour of a blockbuster morning at D23, the staff in Anaheim, California, had the daunting task of handing out 7,500 pairs of 3D glasses to the crowd that had already been treated to Star Wars, Marvel and Indiana Jones footage. But who could say no to James Cameron or to Avatar? […]

‘Captain America: New World Order’ Sets New Castmembers at D23

Anthony Mackie and the stars of Captain America: New World Order got a warm welcome at D23, with a number of new and old MCU actors officially announced to return to the fold. Tim Blake Nelson, who last appeared in 2008’s Incredible Hulk, will return as the Leader. Carl Lumbly is back as original supersoldier […]

Marvel Unveils Trailers for ‘Secret Invasion,’ ‘Werewolf By Night’

Nick Fury is Earth’s last line of defense in the trailer for Secret Invasion, which Marvel dropped at D23 Saturday. Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as Nick Fury and is joined by Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Jackson’s Captain Marvel co-star Ben Mendelsohn. The series is partially based on the famous comic […]

Paul Rudd Teases “Bananas” ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

Paul Rudd said that Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is going to be different than his previous two Ant-Man films. “This thing is bananas. And it seems like a bit of an oxymoron that something so small — we’re the small heroes — could do something so huge,” said Rudd during Marvel’s D23 presentation Saturday. […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Shows Off Gripping Sequence at D23

Marvel kicked off its D23 panel with a performance of a song from Hawkeye‘s “Rogers: The Musical” and quickly moved into a fresh look at Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The gripping sequence, which will not be released online, showed a global fight for vibranium resources, acknowledged the death of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), and hinted at […]

‘Star Wars’ Series ‘Ahsoka’ Teased at D23

Ahsoka got a closeup at D23 Saturday, with Star Wars steward Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni talking about the new series. Rosario Dawson’s character first appeared in live-action season two of The Mandalorian, and showed up in The Book of Boba Fett. Before that, she’d been a favorite in animation, and Favreau and Feloni saw […]

New ‘Willow’ Trailer Arrives at D23 With Christian Slater Added to Cast

Lucasfilm brought Willow to D23 on Saturday, with Warwick Davis and the rest of the cast in toe to show off a new trailer for the series. Actor Christian Slater was a new addition to the cast announced at the Anaheim, California, convention. Slater noted he was surprised by how much improv happened on the […]

‘Andor’ Drops Final Trailer at D23

Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy promised new reveals from the Star Wars galaxy during her D23 panel, and kicked things off with the final trailer for Andor. This series is gearing up for production on season two ahead of season one premiering Sept. 21. Andor stars Diego Luna as Cassian Andor, one of the key figures […]