LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not even a pandemic and television production shutdown can keep Baby Yoda down. A new season of “The Mandalorian” will arrive next month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Never heard of a Mandalorian? You're not alone.
Actor Pedro Pascal hadn't either when he started talking to Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni about an ambitious new "Star Wars"...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Composer Hans Zimmer can't seem to get away from "The Lion King."
The emotional score has gotten him jobs, his only Oscar and secured him a place in the hearts of children...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was just a few months ago that director Jon Favreau was sitting in a scoring session with composer Hans Zimmer for "The Lion King," his ambitious and technology-driven...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The pressure was on for young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary when they got word that they'd been cast as the voices of young Nala and young Simba in "The...
Life moves in a circle, "The Lion King" tells us, and, increasingly, so does studio moviemaking.
Close on the heels of "live-action" remakes of "Aladdin" and "Dumbo" and on the precipice of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Werner Herzog is calling "The Mandalorian" ''a phenomenal achievement" after joining the cast of the streaming series set in the "Star Wars" universe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Jon Favreau has just left a scoring session for "The Lion King " with Hans Zimmer and an orchestra. It was for the stampede (yes, THAT stampede). And it will come as no...
ShowBiz Minute: ‘The Mandalorian,’ Royals, Box Office
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Favreau gave fans their first look at the "The Mandalorian" at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Sunday, previewing the most anticipated series yet from the galaxy far,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The popular political podcast "Pod Save America" is coming to HBO for a series of four specials.
"Pod Save America" will be hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, who worked for the Obama administration. They will provide insight and commentary on the political news of the week.
The series will debut Oct. 12 at 11 p.m. Eastern. The four episodes will be taped in front of live audiences in Miami; Austin, Texas; Philadelphia; and Irvine, California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the government acknowledged last month that the Trump administration had lost track of nearly 1,500 immigrant children, the debate over what that means and who is to blame has roiled Twitter. A look at the partisan claims and a reality check behind the latest immigration fight:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the government acknowledged last month that the Trump administration had lost track of nearly 1,500 immigrant children, the debate over what that means and who is to blame has roiled Twitter. Here's a look at the partisan claims and a reality check behind the latest immigration fight:
NEW YORK (AP) — That galaxy far, far away keeps expanding. In the latest in a flurry of "Star Wars" spinoffs, the Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday that Jon Favreau will write and executive produce a live-action "Star Wars" series for the company's planned streaming platform.
Disney is readying a streaming service to compete with Netflix, and it has signaled that "Star Wars" will be a major component. The not-yet-named service is planned to launch in late 2019.
NEW YORK (AP) — Podcast host and former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer has a book deal.
Twelve, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing, told The Associated Press on Thursday that Pfeiffer's "Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter and Trump" is due June 19. Billed as part-memoir, part progressive "blueprint," the book will offer Pfeiffer's memories of his years with Barack Obama and his take on the rise of Donald Trump.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce Knowles-Carter is joining the cast of "The Lion King" to voice to role of Nala.
The Walt Disney Studios revealed the main cast for its upcoming live-action and CG adaptation of its 1994 animated classic Wednesday and confirmed the months old rumor that the pop superstar would be lending her voice to the project.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" is getting a spinoff about genius Sheldon's early years.
CBS said Monday that "Young Sheldon" will air this coming season.
The comedy is set during the childhood of Jim Parsons' character on the original series. The precocious 9-year-old Sheldon is living with his family in Texas and attending high school.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney's upcoming remake of "The Lion King."
Director Jon Favreau announced the casting of the two men as voice actors. Glover, star and creator of television's "Atlanta," will portray the adult Simba. Jones reprises the role of Simba's father, Mufasa, which he voiced in the 1994 animated film.
NEW YORK (AP) — The animated classic "The Lion King" will be the latest Disney film to get a live-action remake.
Disney announced Wednesday that Jon Favreau, who helmed the box-office hit "Jungle Book" remake, will direct the new "Lion King." He's also at work on a "Jungle Book" sequel.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Favreau has brought talking animals and smart-alecky superheroes to the big screen. For his next project, he's luring miniature goblins into virtual reality to become one of the first major filmmakers to create an original work using VR.