‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

2+ Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

11 things you need to know about ‘Star Wars’ fans

1+ Happy May the Fourth! If you are a die-hard Star Wars fan you know that today is official Star Wars Day. As the universe and fandom have expanded (like a Death Star exploding) over the last four decades, May the Fourth has grown from a niche tradition among hardcore fans into an international sensation … Continue reading “11 things you need to know about ‘Star Wars’ fans”

Female-led ‘Star Wars’ coming from ‘Russian Doll’ creator

1+ Leslye Headland, the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Netflix’s critically acclaimed series Russian Doll, will bring a new all female-led Star Wars to Disney+. This news comes following the reveal that work has already started on The Mandalorian season three. Obi-Wan Kenobi also landed a writer not too long ago, while Cassian Andor has made some big casting additions. Russian Doll was … Continue reading “Female-led ‘Star Wars’ coming from ‘Russian Doll’ creator”

Rumor mill: Lucas open to returning to ‘Star Wars’

1+ Take this with a Death Star-sized grain of salt. But according to several different reports surfacing on various outlets, George Lucas has apparently told someone to hold his lightsaber, because he is reportedly interested in returning to the galaxy he created a long time ago. If…. And that, friends, wookies and X-wing pilots is … Continue reading “Rumor mill: Lucas open to returning to ‘Star Wars’”

Disney+ adds ‘WandaVision,’ ditches ‘Home Alone’

3+ Coming off a successful launch and the first season of the well-received The Mandalorian, Disney+ has now confirmed that Marvel Studios WandaVision will debut in 2020, not in Spring 2021 as previously announced.  However, it remains unclear whether the new series will debut before or after fellow Marvel series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which … Continue reading “Disney+ adds ‘WandaVision,’ ditches ‘Home Alone’”

Reel 360’s last-minute gift guide of must-haves

3+ Christmas, Hanukkah and Chrismakkah are literally around the corner. Hanukkah starts Saturday the 21st and we know when St. Nick is trespassing via our chimneys with the perfect gift. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier before the oohs and aahs from that creative director or director who’s … Continue reading “Reel 360’s last-minute gift guide of must-haves”

‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful

2+ Appearing before thousands of devoted Wonder Woman fans and cosplayers at Brazil’s CCXP, actress Gal Gadot, who plays the titular character, and director Patty Jenkins introduced the first trailer to Warner Bros. upcoming Wonder Woman 1984. And it was full of wonder. After fielding a slew of questions from around the world, Jenkins and … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman 84’ trailer drops and it’s wonderful”

Yes Virginia, Baby Yoda merch is coming for holidays

3+ There is no doubt that The Mandalorian, which can now be seen on Disney+, is a deservedly massive hit. While audiences got the action they were craving, they were surprised to discover during the pilot that the breakout star was not the titular character, but a creature referred to as “Baby Yoda.” The series … Continue reading “Yes Virginia, Baby Yoda merch is coming for holidays”

Disney+ gets a minus w/streamers for error message

1+ After more than four years of planning, teasing and an “unprecedented” marketing campaign from the Walt Disney Company, Disney+ is making its debut Tuesday. Sort of. Multiple outlets report users who were ready to watch everything from Avengers: Endgame to Moana were met with an error message on their screen that reads “unable to … Continue reading “Disney+ gets a minus w/streamers for error message”