Dwayne Johnson thanks fans as ‘Jungle Cruise’ debuts at box office

LOS ANGELES: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt-starrer Disney fantasy adventure movie Jungle Cruise has opened at the top position on North American box office with $32 million weekend collection. The film, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and based on the Disney

WarnerMedia and Discovery join hands to set up streamer like Netflix

WASHINGTON: AT&T has announced that it was spinning off its WarnerMedia unit and combining it with Discovery, creating an independent firm that could take on industry leaders such as Netflix in the fast-growing streaming sector. The deal, which signals the

‘Avatar’ overtakes ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to once again become top-grossing movie

LOS ANGELES: ‘Avatar’ has once again become the highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide after overtaking ‘Avengers: Endgame’. Avatar, which was re-released in China over the weekend, previously held the record until Endgame dethroned it in 2019. The film’s total

Chadwick Boseman’s role in ‘Black Panther’ will not be recast for sequel

LOS ANGLES: Disney paid tribute to the actor Chadwick Boseman by announcing that his pioneering role in ‘Black Panther’ will not be recast in the sequel. Boseman died in August after a four-year battle with colon cancer and never publicly

Mulan to release on Disney+ for premium price

LOS ANGELES: The Walt Disney Co. said live-action blockbuster ‘Mulan’ will be no longer headed for a major theatrical release and will debut in subscription streaming service Disney+ on 4th September. This comes with a catch as customers will have

Disney film ‘Mulan’ to now release on August 21

LOS ANGELES: As Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi thriller ‘Tenet’ was delayed once again amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney Co. has also pushed the release of live-action reboot of ‘Mulan’. Disney followed Warner Bros. in pushing Mulan to late August. The

Disney to release ‘Hamilton’ in July on its streaming service

LOS ANGELES: Walt Disney will release a film recording of the smash Broadway musical Hamilton on its streaming service on 3rd July. Disney had planned to debut the film, which features footage of the live show in June 2016 with

COVID-19 closure: Shanghai Disneyland reopens after 3 months

SHANGHAI: Walt Disney Co. has reopened its Shanghai Disneyland after a three-month coronavirus shutdown. The theme park in China’s most populous city is the first of the entertainment conglomerate’s six main Disney resorts around the world to reopen but does

May not resume filming in near future: Disney CEO

WASHINGTON: Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek has revealed that there will be no projections in the near future due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has affected more than 4 million people globally. “No projections,” said Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek, when asked

Disney reports $1.4 billion loss from COVID-19 pandemic

PARIS: Walt Disney has suffered massive losses as its profits plunged by 91 percent due to coronavirus pandemic. According to details, the company has estimated a loss of some $1.4 billion from the COVID-19 in the current fiscal quarter as

Marvel announces new release dates for delayed movies

LOS ANGELES: The Walt Disney Co. has overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Black Widow, the Marvel entry starring Scarlett Johansson, had been set to kick

Meghan Markle to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

LOS ANGELES: Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has found her first post-royal job narrating a Disney documentary about elephants. Disney announced that the a, who is married to Britain’s Prince Harry, is lending her voice to Elephant, to be released

Disney drops ‘Fox’ name from 20th Century film studios

LOS ANGELES: Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch right-wing media channel, US media reported. The entertainment conglomerate last year acquired most of the assets of 21st

Ryan Reynolds confirms Deadpool 3 in the works at Marvel

Good news for fans of the humourous superhero as actor Ryan Reynolds has officially confirming that Deadpool 3 was currently being developed over at Marvel Studios.  “Yeah we’re working on it right now with the whole team,” Reynolds said while

Ad Astra, Pitt’s astronaut venture to release tomorrow in US

LOS ANGELES: Brad Pitt, a critically acclaimed actor, plays as a troubled astronaut in James Gray’s movie Ad Astra.  Ad Astra premiered in the UK on Wednesday and it is set to release in the US on Friday. The film’s