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Watch Now: First Trailer For ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

As we were promised, the first trailer for the sequel to Jurassic World, titled Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, has been released.

The movie is set four years after the events of the previous movie, and once again stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt. Directing is J.A. Bayona (A Monster Calls, The Orphanage).

Continue below to read a full synopsis and watch the trailer!

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Behind The Scenes Featurette Showcases Film’s Practical Effects
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Universal has been dropping a couple of teases for the first trailer for the highly anticipated Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Though we don’t know much about the film itself, the teases have shown that Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) return to the island, while trying to outrun an active volcano and not be eaten by dinosaurs.

In the hours leading up to the trailer’s release, the studio has just unveiled their latest promotional material, a behind-the-scenes look at the film. Check it out below.

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Teaser Wants You To Run, Again
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Whenever you see a hungry carnivorous dinosaur charging at you, your first instinct will probably be to run for your life. That’s how it has been for the past four Jurassic Park films. But what if you and the dinosaurs that inhabit the island are trying outrun an active volcano? Because that’s what you will get in this very short teaser for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The full trailer won’t appear until this coming Thursday, but just to get a sense of how much running you will see in the sequel, just check out the teaser here below.

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Official ‘Jurassic World 2’ Title Revealed; Teaser Poster Released
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The Jurassic World sequel will no longer go by a generic numerical title. Instead, the J.A. Bayona-directed film will be called Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

We’ve heard that the film will be more terrifying than any of the previous Jurassic installments. But as the poster indicates, it seems Jurassic World is going to be doing more burning than scaring. But let’s not draw early conclusions from a mere teaser poster. More on the story below.

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Video: Josh Gad Recruits An All-Star Cast To Pry ‘Star Wars’ Spoilers From Daisy Ridley
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

It appears that Josh Gad persistently trying to pry Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoilers from Daisy Ridley will be an ongoing thing. For the first and second videos, it’s just been him trying to get answers to his questions. When that was going nowhere, he enlisted the help of his Murder on the Orient Express co-star Dame Judi Dench. The video seemed to have the answers to his questions, but it cut off at the right moment.

Obviously we aren’t getting anywhere with Gad leading the questioning, so he’s recruited some extra help. Let’s just say there is a bit of a crossover going on with stars and filmmakers from Murder on the Orient Express, Jurassic World, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Hamilton, and even Star Wars: The Force Awakens questioning her. And no, I’m not talking about Daisy Ridley, herself. Check out who else wants to know more about Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the video below.

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Blu-ray Review: Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon’ (2016)
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Pete’s Dragon
Blu-ray Combo Pack | Digital HD
Director: David Lowery
Screenwriter: David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks
Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG | 103 Minutes
Release Date: November 29, 2016

This year’s Pete’s Dragon comes off the heels of Disney’s recent live-action adaptation successes like Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book. While the original film was never as popular as some of these remakes, it has gained a cult following and David Lowery’s reimagining resonated with critics. Now, the film is available for you to own for your home entertainment pleasure on Blu-ray/DVD or Digital Download.

In this reimagining, a 10-year-old boy orphaned boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) is discovered living in the woods, and he claims to have been there with his friend Elliot, a giant green dragon. A local park ranger named Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) takes him in, while trying to discover the truth about Pete’s situation. While his story seems far-fetched, Grace’s dad (Robert Redford) has been telling the tale of a mythical dragon in the woods for decades. Meanwhile, Elliot goes looking for Pete, only to come up against Karl Urban’s crew of lumberjacks, who are on the hunt for the dragon.

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Movie Review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’
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Pete's Dragon #7

Pete’s Dragon
Director: David Lowery
Screenwriter: David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks
Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG | 103 Minutes
Release Date: August 12, 2016

Looking at David Lowery‘s Pete’s Dragon, you might not have known that it was based on the 1977 Disney film of the same name. In fact, the only similarity that the two films share between each other is that there is boy whose friend just so happens to be a real live dragon. Normally these reimagined stories would involve contemporary tweaks while staying true to the source material. Just look at The Jungle Book or Cinderella. But Lowery didn’t set out to that with Pete’s Dragon. Instead, his film deconstructs the idea of a remake of a Disney classic, and he turns it into something that resembles those childhood bedtime stories that your parents would read to you.

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Interview: Bryce Dallas Howard Talks ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ ‘Jurassic World 2,’ More
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Disney’s Pete’s Dragon is not your ordinary reimagining of a Disney classic. Director David Lowery brings a new sense of wonder and imagination to the Disney classic, while still maintaining the themes about a 10-year-old boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) who has lived in the forest with his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. In the film we are introduced to Grace (played by Bryce Dallas Howard), a forest ranger who forges a maternal relationship with the young boy and helps him adjust to living with his fellow humans while also coming to terms with the fact that there has been a dragon living in a forest she regularly patrols.

We were invited to sit down with a group of journalists to talk about the new vision of Pete’s Dragon with Howard, where she shared her experience working on the film with her fellow co-stars. Also talked about below is what you can expect to see in Jurassic World 2 and more.

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New Trailer For Disney’s Live Action ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Released
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Disney has released an official trailer for Pete’s Dragon, the next in the line of remakes of their older movies. We saw a teaser trailer for the movie released back in February.

Unlike most of Disney’s remakes lately, which are updated live-action takes on their classic animated features, this one is a remake of their 1977 feature of the same name, which was a mixture of live-action and animation.

You can read more about the movie, give the new trailer a watch, and see a new poster below.

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8 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited For ‘Pete’s Dragon’
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Pete's Dragon #7

It’s no secret that Disney’s live-action adaptation of their animated classics have helped them become a powerful box-office juggernaut. The studio has already released two this year alone, and have a third planned for release later this August, though you could say that it was an unexpected choice.

Pete’s Dragon is a new telling of the 1967 classic film from David Lowery. Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Wes Bently, Karl Urban, and newcomers Oakes Fegeley and Oona Laurence the film is a bit of an unconventional but welcomed adaptation, as it uses the bare bones elements of a savage boy being raised by a dragon, who then finds a home with his fellow humans, who try to figure out how he could live for so long on his own. While certain members of the small town community know of Pete’s secret friend, others see it as a threat, and are bent on capturing the creature.

We were recently invited to sit down with a group of journalists at the El Capitan last week to listen to David Lowery talk about the differences between the original and upcoming film, his process of bringing it from script to screen, the tone, songs, and more.

Check out the eight reasons why you should see this film below.

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