‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ to Take Place on Planet Jakku

Star Wars: The Force AwakensToday at the Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim, California, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (December 18, 2015) director JJ Abrams announced that one of the settings for the film will not be Tatooine has others have suspected, but a new location known as Jakku.

We have learned earlier today that as part of the promotion for the film, Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm registered a domain name for the film titled PlanetJakku.com. At this time, the site is dormant but Abrams teased that we may be learning more about the location very soon, so it is likely the site will be turned into a viral marketing website.

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Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Soundtrack Secret Track

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' SoundtrackYesterday, Marvel released details for the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack for Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015) which will be available to own digitally on April 28 and on physical CD on May 19 (now available for pre-order).

In all, 28 tracks from the score were release (listed below). And while one track isn’t actually in the film (Danny Elfman’s ‘Heroes’), we were greeted with another surprise when a copy of the soundtrack landed on our virtual doorstep: a 29th track. It’s scored by Elfman and its overly complicated title is: ‘New Avengers – Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and it clocks in at 3:09, making it one of the longest tracks on the score. We have reached out to Hollywood Records for clarification and will update with additional information as it becomes available to us.

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WATCH: Pixar ‘Inside Out’ Clip, ‘First Day Plan,’ Cannes World Premiere Announcement

Pixar Inside Out Theatrical PosterIt’s official! Pixar Animation Studios’ Inside Out (June 19, 2015), will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and to celebrate the announcement, Pixar has released the first official clip from the film, titled ‘First Day Plan,’ which you can find embedded below. In the clip, the emotions are outlining their plans for Riley’s first day of school in San Francisco and Joy knows just what every one should do — except for Sadness of course.

Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney/Pixar’s original new film Inside Out ventures inside the mind to find out.

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WATCH: ‘McFarland USA’ Blu-ray Featurette; Available June 2

'McFarland USA' on Blu-rayAlthough an official announcement has yet to be made, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has confirmed that McFarland USA will be available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on June 2, 2015 (now available for pre-order). While specifics in regards to bonus features have yet to be announced, a trailer for the home video release has been released and can be found embedded below.

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Marvel Invites ‘Avengers’ Fans to ‘Good Morning America’ Event on April 24

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Theatrical PosterAfter their whirlwind publicity tour throughout Hollywood, not to mention the star studded world premiere last night at the Dolby Theatre, the Avengers are making their way to the Big Apple for an appearance on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America,’ on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Earlier this evening, Marvel Unlimited sent out an email to its Unlimited Plus members offering the first fifteen to respond the opportunity for them and their guests to attend the event as ‘VIP Super Fans.’ While those slots are most likely filled by now, Marvel notes that the event will be open to all fans (and presumably anyone who wishes to attend ‘Good Morning America’) and confirms it will be held outside in Times Square, just outside GMA’s Studios.

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SPECULATION: ‘Riley’s First Date’ to be ‘Inside Out’ Short on Blu-ray

Pixar Inside Out Theatrical PosterWe previously shared news that Inside Out (June 19, 2015) co-writer Josh Cooley had directed an all new short based in the Inside Out universe and today, via an MPAA ratings release, we believe we have the title: Riley’s First Date. The MPAA has rated the short G and the production company associated with it is Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment but given the timing  — which to be blunt doesn’t mean much — we now wonder if it’s the Inside Out Blu-ray that will include this bonus feature or if it will appear on another, closer Disney release.

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WATCH: Disney ‘Tomorrowland’ Featurette ‘Vision of Tomorrow’ with Walt Disney

'Tomorrowland' Theatrical PosterWalt Disney Studios has releaseda new featurette for Tomorrowland (May 22, 2015), titled ‘Vision,’ which you can find below. The featurette features the cast and filmmakers of Tomorrowland as well as Imagineers discussing Walt Disney and his plans for EPCOT and how they feed into the Tomorrowland mythos.

From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney) — jaded by disillusionment — and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as Tomorrowland. What they must do there changes the world — and them — forever.

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Disney to Co-Produce Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’ with Steven Spielberg as First Time Director for Disney

As production gets underway in Vancouver, The Walt Disney Studios today announced it will co-produce and co-finance Steven Spielberg’s The BFG (July 1, 2016). This marks the three-time Academy Award winner’s first time directing a Disney-branded movie.

Previously announced cast include three-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance who will play the titular Big Friendly Giant and newcomer Ruby Barnhill as Sophie. They are now joined by Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement, Michael David Adamthwaite, Daniel Bacon, Chris Gibbs, Adam Godley, Jonathan Holmes, Paul Moniz de Sa and Olafur Olaffson, all cast as giants. Buckingham Palace has also found its residents with Penelope Wilton being cast as The Queen and Rebecca Hall as Mary, the Queen’s maid.

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WATCH: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Clips, Tony vs the Avengers and Black Widow, the Hulk Whisperer

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Theatrical PosterMarvel Studios has released two additional clips from Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015), which you can find embedded below. The first clip puts Tony Stark against the rest of the Avengers, while the second features Black Widow talking the Hulk down.

Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

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WATCH: Marvel ‘Ant-Man’ Full Length Trailer

'Ant-Man' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have released the first full-length trailer for Marvel’s Ant-man (July 17, 2015), which you can find embedded below.

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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