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Ethan Hawke Says He Came Close To Playing DOCTOR STRANGE Ethan Hawke was a fan-favourite choice to play Doctor Strange since before the movie was even officially announced, and when Scott Derrickson landed the directing gig, many figured he might look to his Sinister star to step into the role of the Sorcerer Supreme. Before we found out that Cumberbatch would don the cape and goatee officially, Hawke's name was mentioned in connection with the part, but we never actually heard anything concrete about that until now.

'Into the Woods' Featurette Shows You How They Created All Those Woods t’s not out of the realm of possibility for Disney’s ‘Into the Woods’ to receive a couple of Oscar nods this season. It’s likely that Rob Marshall’s adaptation of the classic stage musical will get nominated for production design and/or costumes, at the very least, while star Meryl Streep might—just maybe—receive a nomination for her performance. The latest featurette for the film, which hit theaters on Christmas Day, takes us behind the scenes to show us the magic that went into bringing the woods to life. Continue reading…

Watch: New Footage Featured In ‘Cinderella’ New Year's Teaser, Sneak Peek & Featurette "Midnight Changes Everything." Disney were attempting to be a little clever on New Year’s Eve. They released a teaser and then brand new trailer sneak peek of “Cinderella” at midnight as we all rang in 2015.

New INTO THE WOODS Featurette: Integrating Real Woods with Woods Built on a Sound Stage Want a behind-the-scenes look at what could wind up becoming Academy Award-nominated production design?  A new Into the Woods featurette just surfaced called “Designing the Woods” and it’s loaded with soundbites from the cast and crew including director Rob Marshall, director of photography Dion Beebe and production designer Dennis Gassner discussing what it took to integrate real woods with what they built on a sound stage. Hit the jump to give it a watch and click here to check out my interview with producers Marc Platt and John DeLuca for more on how they created such a vibrant world on

Disney Releases New Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella Disney has released a trailer for their upcoming live-action Cinderella movie. The film stars Lily James as Ella, Helena Bonham Carter as the fairy godmother, Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother,  and Richard Madden as the prince. It is directed by Kenneth Branagh. Cinderella rides into theaters March 13th. Click here to view the embedded video. Disney Releases New Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella

Disney Releases New Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella Disney has released a trailer for their upcoming live-action Cinderella movie. The film stars Lily James as Ella, Helena Bonham Carter as the fairy godmother, Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother,  and Richard Madden as the prince. It is directed by Kenneth Branagh. Cinderella rides into theaters March 13th. Click here to view the embedded video. Disney Releases New Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella

Walt Disney Pictures is promoting a "Countdown To Midnight" sneak peek, which means at midnight, or around midnight, new footage from Kenneth Branagh's live-action Cinderella film will be shown. Cool beans, and you can see a sneak peek below. But they are doing this promotion all around the globe, I guess, and since the new year has already arrived in Australia that means the new one minute of footage from film has already been released.

From Stage To Screen – The Journey Of Into The Woods The number 2 movie at the box office over the weekend, coming in between the latest Hobbit film and Unbroken, is the musical-comedy-adventure from Disney: Into The Woods. Unlike adapting a well known book or telling a true story, Into The Woods adapts a stage production into a movie and the following feature talks about how it was done. Click here to view the embedded video. From Stage To Screen – The Journey Of Into The Woods

How Broadway’s ‘Into the Woods’ Became Disney’s Holiday Hit Broadway musicals are no lock to translate into box office success at the movies, but Disney’s star-laden adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” did just that over the holiday weekend — better than any movie-musical ever has. “Into the Woods” opened on Christmas Day and wound up edging “Unbroken” to finish second to “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” with $46.1 million over the long weekend.

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