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New ‘Pet Sematary’ TV Spot Teases Return Of Zelda
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Pet Sematary (2019)

Paramount has released a new TV spot for Pet Sematary, the latest adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel of the same name.

The TV spot is extremely short at only 15 seconds, but it teases a character who will no doubt be of interest to fans of King’s book and the 1989 movie adaptation which stole sleep from so many: Zelda. The name alone causes me to start sweating nervously. I’ve never even played any of the video games because of it. OK so that’s all a bit of exaggeration, but that ’89 movie helped along greatly by Zelda did something very few movies have ever been able to do: terrify the ever-loving shit out of me.

You can check out the TV spot below.

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Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Could Star Josh Gad
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The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

Disney is looking to bring another live-action adaptation of one of their beloved animated classics to the big screen.

New reports say they are going to turn The Hunchback of Notre Dame into a live-action musical that could possibly star Josh Gad in the lead role. More on the report below.

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Finds Its Maria In NJ High School Student Rachel Zegler
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West Side Story

Steven Spielberg‘s West Side Story has found its actress to play Maria opposite Ansel Elgort‘s Tony.

It’s been confirmed that New Jersey high school student Rachel Zegler will be playing the iconic role of Maria, the love interest of Tony, who is a member of a rival street gang. Natalie Wood played Maria in the 1961 original. The film was ahead of its time and one of the few to feature a richly diverse cast that had people of color in lead roles. It was one that helped Rita Moreno, who played Anita in the original and has a role in this new take on the story, to become the iconic figure that she is now.

Obviously with a film like West Side Story, any talent that is brought into the film will need to be able to sing. And before you question whether or not Zegler can sing, I suggest you take a look at the video of her singing a cover of “Shallows” from A Star Is Born. It left me floored. Check out who will be joining Zegler on the cast and the video, below.

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‘Aladdin’ Images: Guy Ritchie Takes Us To A Whole New Modern World
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It’s been weeks since we saw the teaser trailer for Disney’s live-action adaptation of their animated classic, Aladdin. Based on the Middle Eastern folktale collection “One Thousand and One Nights,” the film will see a street rat named Aladdin (Mena Massoud) finding an all-powerful magical lamp that holds a wish-granting Genie (Will Smith). Using its power, he’ll disguise himself as a prince in order to impress Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott).

The film isn’t due out in theaters until next year, but a handful of new images have been released that give us our first looks at Princess Jasmine, Jafar (Marwan Kenzari), and, of course, Genie. Check these images out, plus a few tidbits on the film from the cast and director Guy Ritchie, below.

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Live-Action ‘Lady and The Tramp’ To Use Real Live Dogs
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Lady And The Tramp

Now that we’ve seen what Disney can do to make lifelike CG animals in the live-action adaptations of their animated films, the studio is taking a rather unconventional step to making their formerly hand-drawn animated animal characters look alive. They will be using real lives ones.

There has been confirmation that director Charlie Bean (The LEGO Ninjago Movie) will be using real, live dogs for the live-action reimagining of Lady and the Tramp. More on the report below.

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Guillermo del Toro To Produce Remake Of Recent Horror ‘Terrified’
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Last week The Shape of Water director Guillermo del Toro shared some thoughts on his upcoming stop-motion animated take on Pinocchio.

But as an added bonus, del Toro also confirmed something that had been rumored: he’s producing an English-language remake of the recent Argentine horror flick Terrified for Fox Searchlight.

You can find more info below along with a trailer if you’re unfamiliar with the movie.

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Video: Watch A Full-Length ‘Shrek’ Remake Using Mix Of Animation and Live-Action Styles
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Shrek Remake Shrek Retold

For anyone who hasn’t seen it yet, a full-length remake of the 2001 animated hit Shrek titled Shrek Retold made its way online last week. And somehow has not been taken down yet.

This is likely due to the fact that it’s an extremely bizarre remake. It was made by over 200 people. They broke the movie down into short segments, and each of those segments was remade using a variety of different animation and live-action styles. The result is an acid trip version of Shrek. Think of some of the stranger shit you’ve seen on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim at four in the morning, and you have a pretty good idea of what you’re about to see.

You can give Shrek Retold a watch below.

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‘West Side Story’ Remake Adds Original Star Rita Moreno
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Rita Moreno In West Side Story

Rita Moreno is an icon. The Puerto Rican singer, dancer, and actress is a true legend who broke gender and racial barriers. She has paved the way for future artists to make a name for themselves. The EGOT winner is best known for her role as Anita in West Side Story. In fact, that role helped her win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. And now, she will be coming back, although for a very different role.

New reports confirm that Moreno will star in Steven Spielberg’s remake of the 1961 musical of the same name. And in a slight twist, she will play a new character that is being designed for the film. More on the report, below.

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‘The Lion King’ Teaser Trailer: Jon Favreau Directs A Different Kind Of Animal
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Disney’s animated classic The Lion King has been reimagined as a new live-action style film from director Jon Favreau, who helmed the studio’s live-action makeover of The Jungle Book. Now the studio has just released the first look at the new Lion King in the form of a teaser trailer. While it might have some familiar sights and sounds, the virtual cinematography technology gives the film tangibility. Check out the trailer here below.

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‘Dumbo’ Trailer: You Better Believe This Elephant Can Fly
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Disney has released the newest trailer for the live-action adaptation of Dumbo.

Directed by Tim Burton, the re-imagined film sees Colin Farrell as a single father of two children who take it upon themselves to reunite a baby elephant with his mother. Check out the trailer, below.

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