As it had long been rumoured, Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow has been officially confirmed at the Disney D23 Expo to be the man in charge of the final film in the new Star Wars Trilogy, the yet-to-be-named Episode IX.... Continue Reading
Though the Australian tabloids pretty much ruined this surprise announcement earlier in the year, when Orlando Bloom was spotted in and around Gold Coast where they were filming the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Man Tell No Tales, Disney confirmed at their D23 Expo today that yes – Will Turner is back.... Continue Reading
In addition to Star Wars Land, which was also announced today at Disney’s D23 Expo in California, Orlando’s Hollywood Studios will be seeing another 11 acre expansion in the form of Toy Story Land. Unlike Star Wars Land, however, Toy Story Land has already been a tested formula among Disney Parks in Paris and Hong Kong.... Continue Reading
It was perhaps a destiny Disney signed into action the minute they took over the iconic franchise – but it still has us very, very excited. As Universal Studios has done with the Harry Potter series’ Wizarding World, Disneyland will be expanding both Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in Florida and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, to introduce Star Wars Land to guests. Continue reading Disney’s D23 Expo: Star Wars Land is coming. Because of course it is.
Sony Pictures Releasing’s comedic romance Spin Out (originally titled Circle Work) will be setting its sights on the Country town of Shepparton, Victoria this Tuesday, August 18th, as it commences principal photography of the production. Continue reading Xavier Samuel and Morgan Griffin to commence shooting Sony’s Spin Out in Shepparton this week
As reported by Collider yesterday, Patrick Stewart has been letting some details on the third Wolverine solo film slip while he’s been on the promotional trail for the new Starz TV series Blunt Talk. Continue reading Patrick Stewart’s Professor X is set to join Hugh Jackman on his final Wolverine adventure
Pixar first announced they were working on a film centering on Dia De Los Muertos – the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead – all the way back in 2012. But until today, we didn’t have a name for the film. Continue reading Disney’s D23 Expo: Pixar’s long nameless “Dia De Los Muertos” film finally gets a title and release date
This weekend in California, Disney are holding their annual D23 Expo, bringing with them a slew of announcements and presentations from Kingdom Hearts to Marvel, Star Wars to Pixar. And one of the earliest presentations has come from the Animation department – who, among many other announcements we’ll be talking about in other articles – confirmed without any question that both The Incredibles 2 and Cars 3 are still in development – and have the first posters to prove it, on display at the event: Continue reading Disney’s D23 Expo: The Incredibles 2 and Cars 3 posters revealed.
Penny brings us the latest from the world of film and television in the The Iris’ weekly news round up! We kick things off with the new Tarantino blockbuster… Continue reading The Iris’ Weekly Film and TV Round Up! (14th August 2015)
Golden Age Cinema & Bar is hosting a film program of an outer space kind next Wednesday 19th August, to be presented by astronaut Chris Hadfield who is currently in Australia on his tour A Spaceman’s View of the Planet. For the ‘Guest Presents Session’, Chris Hadfield has chosen the film Moon the directorial debut of Duncan Jones (David Bowie’s son). As a David Bowie fan Hadfield is definitely taking his accomplishments and opportunities for granted with this one.... Continue Reading