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”

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”

Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) held the 20th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.  This marks the Society’s 20th VES Awards program, and is being celebrated during the organization’s milestone 25th Anniversary. Industry guests gathered at the Beverly … Continue reading “Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards”

A look at Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Oscar hopefuls

We’re a few weeks out from the Oscar nominations, but we are getting other nominations from the, DGA, PGA, AGD and WGA which are giving us clues as to what may be nominated for the Super Bowl of awards shows. This week, we look at Disney, who is the empire encompassing Marvel, LucasFilm, 20th Century … Continue reading “A look at Disney, Marvel and 20th Century Oscar hopefuls”

Historic all-women committee to lead The Visual Effects Society

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has elected its 2022 board of directors officers. Lisa Cooke was re-elected board chair, and is the first woman to hold this role since VES’ inception. And for the first time in the Society’s 25-year history, the five-member executive committee of officers is comprised of an all-women group of industry professionals. … Continue reading “Historic all-women committee to lead The Visual Effects Society”

VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond

When you think of Disney+, you immediately gravitate toward the Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar collections. But there is a healthy offering of other series worth watching. One of them is the supernatural kids’ series, Just Beyond. Inspired by the writings of R.L. Stine, Just Beyond is an eight-episode anthology series that tells astonishing and thought-provoking … Continue reading “VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond”

Hoop Dreams scripted series coming to HBO Max via Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad

Warner Bros. TV has announced that Lena Waithe (The Chi, Master of None, Queen & Slim, Ready Player One) has inked a new deal that will bring the acclaimed documentary Hoop Dreams to HBO Max as a scripted series. Hoop Dreams is a 1994 American documentary film directed by Steve James, and produced by Frederick Marx, James, and Peter Gilbert, … Continue reading “Hoop Dreams scripted series coming to HBO Max via Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad”

Box Office: Marvel’s Black Widow takes #1 spot

The first theatrical Marvel release in more than two years, Disney’s Black Widow had the biggest domestic opening numbers since the start of the pandemic by grossing $80 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend.  Directed by Cate Shortland, Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson in the titular role. The action-thriller follows Natasha … Continue reading “Box Office: Marvel’s Black Widow takes #1 spot”

Hasbro reportedly cancels Gina Carano’s action figure

In the wake of former Mandalorian cast member Gina Carano’s controversial social media posts, Hasbro has now allegedly cancelled production of her ‘Cara Dune’ action figure Carano was fired last Wednesday, Feb. 10 after sharing a post comparing being Republican today to being Jewish during Nazi Germany. “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm … Continue reading “Hasbro reportedly cancels Gina Carano’s action figure”

Mandalorian actress Gina Carano fired for social posts

This was not the way, Gina. Mandalorian actress Gina Carano is finally facing consequences for her controversial social media posts. Carano played the bounty hunter Cara Dune, on the first two seasons of the show. Lucasfilm released a statement, with a spokesperson stating:  “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no … Continue reading “Mandalorian actress Gina Carano fired for social posts”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety measures … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content

Alan Bergman has been named Chairman, Disney Studios Content, and Alan Horn will continue to serve as the division’s Chief Creative Officer, effective January 1, 2021, as announced today by Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. Both will report to Chapek. Horn and Bergman have jointly led the Studios group as Co-Chairmen since May 2019. … Continue reading “Bergman named Chairman Disney Studios Content”