Dave Filoni named CCO of Lucasfilm

In a significant development for the Star Wars universe, Dave Filoni, a longtime force within the franchise, has been appointed as the Chief Creative Officer at Lucasfilm. Filoni, renowned for his work on Star Wars projects spanning two decades, will now take on a more central role in the early development stages of Star Wars … Continue reading “Dave Filoni named CCO of Lucasfilm”

Lucasfilm releases trailer for Andor

Disney+ has dropped an exciting new trailer and key art for Andor, an original, 12-episode series from Lucasfilm. The series, which takes place prior to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, debuts exclusively on Disney+ on its new date, Wednesday, September 21, with a three-episode premiere. The Andor series explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, … Continue reading “Lucasfilm releases trailer for Andor”

Lucasfilm announces Book of Boba Fett premiere date in new teaser

Disney+ announced today that The Book of Boba Fett — the new Lucasfilm series teased in a surprise end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian — will premiere on Wednesday, December 29, exclusively on the streaming service. Disney+ also debuted teaser art for the series, which you can see for yourself below. The Book of Boba Fett, a … Continue reading “Lucasfilm announces Book of Boba Fett premiere date in new teaser”

Lucasfilm releases Mandalorian Xmas card

If you’re a Mandalorian fan like many of the Reel 360 team are, then you have probably had your mind blown several times over since Friday’s Chapter 16 season two finale. We’re not going to spoil it for you here, but we do want to share with you a fun holiday card from the folks … Continue reading “Lucasfilm releases Mandalorian Xmas card”

Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more

On Thursday, December 10, 2020 during The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day webcast, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced an incredible number of new films, series, and surprises that will expand the Star Wars galaxy. After the show’s unprecedented success, winning seven Emmy Awards, The Mandalorian has inspired two spin-off series called The Rangers of the … Continue reading “Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more”

WGA report warns of monopoly threat by Disney, Netflix, and Amazon

In a comprehensive antitrust report, the Writers Guild of America West (WGA) has sounded the alarm over the escalating consolidation within the entertainment industry, flagging Disney, Netflix, and Amazon as potential “new gatekeepers.” The guild’s report raises concerns about the possible implications for creative talent, creativity, and audience diversity. The WGA’s report, which delves into … Continue reading “WGA report warns of monopoly threat by Disney, Netflix, and Amazon”

Location, Location, Location: Indiana Jones on a global adventure

Lucasfilm’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, which is now playing in theaters, continued the franchise’s tradition of globetrotting adventures by filming on location in Morocco, Sicily, and the U.K. Director and co-writer James Mangold emphasized the importance of having a diverse array of backdrops as part of the Indiana Jones experience, which fans … Continue reading “Location, Location, Location: Indiana Jones on a global adventure”

Disney extends Bob Iger’s contract as CEO through 2026 

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced today that Robert A. Iger has agreed to continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer through December 31, 2026. In voting unanimously to extend Iger’s contract by two years, the independent members of the Board of Directors noted that Iger’s extension provides continuity of leadership during the … Continue reading “Disney extends Bob Iger’s contract as CEO through 2026 “

The action is next level and so is Ford’s de-aging in Indiana Jones trailer

This year’s Star Wars Celebration got off to a sensational start today in London with the stars and filmmakers of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny wowing fans with the first look at the never-before-seen trailer and an extensive exclusive look at the film. Appearing in person were actors Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Mads Mikkelsen, director/co-writer James Mangold, and … Continue reading “The action is next level and so is Ford’s de-aging in Indiana Jones trailer”

Ahsoka reunites with Star Wars Rebels in new trailer

Today, at Star Wars Celebration in London, Disney+ and Lucasfilm unveiled the thrilling teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Disney+ original series Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson in the title role. Set after the fall of the Empire, Ahsoka follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. Dawson unveiled a teaser poster … Continue reading “Ahsoka reunites with Star Wars Rebels in new trailer”

Star Wars celebration offers breaking news

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Celebration kicked off its opening day in London today with a non-stop series of announcements about some of Lucasfilm’s most highly anticipated productions—from Disney+ original series such as Star Wars: Ahsoka and Star Wars: Skeleton Crew to upcoming feature films like Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Taking place at the ExCel London Convention Center, Friday’s activities … Continue reading “Star Wars celebration offers breaking news”

Disney+ unveils action-packed Mandalorian trailer

March 1 can’t get here fast enough. Tonight, during the NFC Wild Card playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Tom Brady-led (will he retire after this season?) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lucasfilm dropped the first trailer for The Mandalorian season three trailer. The Lucasfilm teaser, which featured exciting new scenes, also introduced a few of the … Continue reading “Disney+ unveils action-packed Mandalorian trailer”

2022 in Review: Who we lost

The older I get, the more I realize how naive I was believing that the people who entertained me would always be around. Of course, they would. Death was never on the radar. People who made me laugh would always be there to elicit chuckles. People whose songs I sang (very off-key) would always be … Continue reading “2022 in Review: Who we lost”

Patty Jenkins fires back at Wonder Woman talk

(NOTE: This article was previously published, but was lost during the Reel 360 shutdown). Not to be outdone by the new co-chair and co-CEO of DC studios, James Gunn, who released a lengthy twitter statement to address rumors surrounding the DC/WBD talks with Wonder Woman and Wonder Woman 1984 director, Patty Jenkins regarding Wonder Woman … Continue reading “Patty Jenkins fires back at Wonder Woman talk”

SPOILERS: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny teaser released

The Reel 360 News Team wonders if there will be snakes. You know, Indiana Jones famously hates snakes. The Walt Disney Company released the teaser and poster for Lucasfilm’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic Indiana Jones franchise. Starring Harrison Ford as the legendary hero archaeologist, and directed by James … Continue reading “SPOILERS: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny teaser released”

Wait! What? Bob Iger replaces Bob Chapek as Disney CEO

Did not see this coming. Sunday night, The Walt Disney Company announced that Robert A. Iger is returning to lead Disney as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Iger was replaced by Bob Chapek in 2020. Iger, who spent more than four decades at the Company, including 15 years as its CEO, has agreed to serve as Disney’s CEO for two years, with a … Continue reading “Wait! What? Bob Iger replaces Bob Chapek as Disney CEO”

Mirada signs Academy Award-winning director Peter Ramsey

Mirada has signed Academy Award-winning director Peter Ramsey to its roster for commercial representation. Ramsey is a highly acclaimed director and the first black filmmaker to be nominated and win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film for 2019’s critically renowned Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He delivers an exceptional breadth of knowledge, craft, creativity, … Continue reading “Mirada signs Academy Award-winning director Peter Ramsey”

Marvel collects 19 Emmy noms

Marvel’s MCU collected 19 Emmy nominations this year across four series which are currently streaming on Disney+. If you’re keeping score, Moon Knight collected eight, Loki received six, Hawkeye was nominated for two. Another Disney+ series What If…? took home three nominations, two of which were for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performances, one for the late … Continue reading “Marvel collects 19 Emmy noms”

Succession, Ted Lasso, Euphoria lead 74th Emmy noms

This morning, the 74th Emmy nominations were announced during a live virtual ceremony was hosted by JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) along with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. Succession holds this year’s top spot with 25 Emmy nominations followed by Ted Lasso and The White Lotus (20), Hacks … Continue reading “Succession, Ted Lasso, Euphoria lead 74th Emmy noms”

Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor

Harbor has tapped senior colorist, Emiliano Serantoni to complement its growing global talent roster, announced Harbor CEO, Zak Tucker, today. Hailing from Paris, France, Serantoni’s portfolio boasts extensive international campaigns for global brands including Apple, Nike, HP, Dior, Hermes, Orange, YSL, Jacquemus, Cartier and Burberry. His artistic sensibilities have earned him long-standing relationships with top … Continue reading “Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor”