Harlem Globetrotters return to TV for first time in 40 years

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JULY 03: Bounce Moody scores a slam-dunk during the Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour at Qudos Bank Arena on July 03, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Nathan Hopkins/Getty Images) Nathan Hopkins | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to network TV for the first time in … Read more

Everything we learned about Disney’s plans for Lucasfilm at the D23 Expo

Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Disney It’s been almost four years since a Star Wars film has been released in theaters, but the long-running franchise has been making its mark on television. Fans of tales from a galaxy far, far away learned more about Disney’s plans for the franchise … Read more

Disney reveals Marvel Cinematic Universe updates at D23 Expo

The Disney+ Marvel website home screen on a laptop computer in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Monday, July 18, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Hot on the heels of San Diego Comic Con in July, Disney is set to unveil more information about its burgeoning Marvel Cinematic Universe during … Read more

Everything we learned at D23 Expo′s Pixar and Walt Disney Animation panel

In this photo illustration a Pixar Animation Studios logo is seen on a smartphone screen. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Walt Disney Company is set to reveal new information about its upcoming slate of animated movies and TV shows during its Pixar and Disney Animation Studios panel at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, … Read more

‘House of the Dragon’ is largest HBO series premiere in history

Milly Alcock as Rhaenyra Targaryen in HBO’s “House of the Dragon,” a prequel to “Game of Thrones.” Warner Bros. Discovery HBO’s “House of the Dragon” had some pretty big shoes to fill, following in the footsteps of the mega hit “Game of Thrones.” It seems, fans of the high fantasy series were at least intrigued … Read more

House of the Dragon and Rings of Power are coming: What’s at stake

Promos for HBO MAX Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon (L), and Prime Video Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. HBO Max | Amazon As summer comes to an end, two expensive fantasy series filled with sorcery, sword fights and fantastical beasts will premiere on rival streaming services. While it may seem … Read more

Mattel is set to surge after recent turnaround, Bank of America says

Mattel is through its turnaround and is now in growth mode, making this a good time to snap up shares of the toy company, according to Bank of America. Bank of America initiated coverage of Mattel with a buy rating and a $31 price target, 32% above where shares closed Wednesday. Mattel has worked in … Read more

Blumhouse is no longer producing Mattel’s Magic 8 Ball movie

Magic 8 Ball by Mattel Source: Amazon Blumhouse is no longer a producing partner of Mattel’s planned Magic 8 Ball film. On Friday, co-founder and producer Jason Blum told CNBC that the horror production power house was no longer attached to the toymaker’s project. “We developed it for a while, but we are no longer … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Zaslav embraces linear TV as he plans a streaming future

David Zaslav, President and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery talks to the media as he arrives at the Sun Valley Resort for the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 05, 2022 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The biggest decision for any big media chief executive officer is how much … Read more

Rise of Gru domestic box office opening tops $108 million

“Minions: The Rise of Gru” is the sequel to the 2015 film, “Minions,” and spin-off/prequel to the main “Despicable Me” film series. Universal Families have gone bananas for “Minions: The Rise of Gru.” Over the weekend, the Universal and Illumination animated feature tallied more than $108 million in ticket sales. The fifth film in the … Read more