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Sir Ian McKellan shared the following report on the first table read for Disney‘s live-action Beauty and the Beast. Apparently Hattie Morahan is also now in this movie (via Slashfilm).

Speaking of Disney movies, here’s a supercut of the best of the studio’s animated features (via Live for Films):

Also, check… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Ian McKellen's 'Beauty and the Beast' Report, the Latest in Movie Theater Gimmicks and More

Beauty and the Beast: Another update on Disney’s live-action remake of their 1991 animated Best Picture nominee, as a release date for Beauty and the Beast has been set for St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), 2017. Also, joining the cast are Emma Thompson, who’ll play Mrs. Potts, the teapot, and Kevin Kline, who will play Belle’s father. Finally, the movie has been confirmed as… Continue reading Movie News: 'Beauty and the Beast' Finds Its Teapot; Eddie Murphy to Play Richard Pryor's Father

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Beauty and the Beast: Dan Stevens (The Guest, TV’s Downton Abbey) will star as the Beast in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, joining Emma Watson as Belle, aka Beauty. Luke Evans is in talks to play the vain, villainous Gaston. Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) is set to direct; what’s not yet known is… Continue reading Movie News: 'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs Its Beast and Villain; 'Barbie' Movie Secures 'Juno' Writer

Hermione Granger and Emma Watson go hand in hand, and they’ll be associated together for generations to come, but now the former Harry Potter starlet is set to embody another iconic character. The Wrap has revealed Watson has been cast in a new, live-action rendition of Beauty and the Beast for Disney.

Naturally, she’ll be playing the beauty side of the title… Continue reading Emma Watson Will be Belle in a Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast' for Disney

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park: As we anticipate Jurassic World in 2015, it’s a good time to look backward to the first installment of the dinosaur series. Jurassic Park, released in 1992, was filmed in part on the gorgeous island of Kauai, Hawaii; as the photos above reveal, however, very little remains of the iconic entrance gate all these years later. [Reddit]

 … Continue reading Movie News: 'Jurassic Park' Entrance, 22 Years Later; Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast' Coming