Shawn Mendes is stepping out for breakfast.
Shawn Mendes is stepping out for breakfast.
EXCLUSIVE: Josh Gordon and Will Speck have signed a first look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop and produce feature films. The news comes in the wake of their feature take of children’s book Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile grossing over $104M WW.
It’s almost time for the new Ariel to be part of our world!
The first official trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has gripped fans online after it was shown at the Oscars on Sunday.The long-awaited remake is set for a May 26 release after a string of successful reenvisionings from Disney, including Cruella, starring Emma Stone; Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent franchise. During Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony, which also saw Michelle Yeoh walk away with the best actress award, the film’s leading stars, Halle Bailey and Melissa McCarthy took to the stage to introduce the trailer.
Get ready to take a trip under the sea.
starringHalle Bailey as Ariel, and things get downright sinister!Bailey and Melissa McCarthy introduced the new trailer during Sunday's broadcast of the 95th Academy Awards, giving viewers their first full look at McCarthy as Ursula. Previous videos teased the sea witch's visage, but this trailer introduces the new iteration of the film's antagonist in her full glory.In the trailer, Ariel's «obsession» with humans is on full display, when she goes above the waters to rescue Prince Eric, played by Jonah Hauer-King.
“The Little Mermaid” during the awards ceremony. You can watch it above.As far as Disney live-action remakes go, “The Little Mermaid” looks lively and fun.
Julia MacCary editor In the new “The Little Mermaid” trailer, Disney brings viewers “under the sea” to see the beloved characters’ world in all its stunning live-action and VFX glory. Directed by Rob Marshall, the live-action musical brings to life the 1989 animated film with Halle Bailey starring as Ariel. The soundtrack is created by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken (who wrote the score for the 1989 “Little Mermaid” film) and will feature classics from the original movie in addition to four original songs. “The Little Mermaid” features Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Noma Dumezweni as Queen Selina, Jacob Tremblay voicing Flounder, Daveed Diggs voicing Sebastian and Awkwafina voicing Scuttle.
The trailer for The Little Mermaid just debuted during the 2023 Oscars and it’s teasing another Disney hit!!!
Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief American musical comedy film “Lyle Lyle Crocodile,” is set to release in mainland China cinemas, having received approvals for import and distribution from Chinese authorities. It will play in China from April 15, 2023. The film was released in North America in early October last year and many other territories at the end of 2022. Parts of Asia have been later to receive the title with Korea and Taiwan play it from January and Japan set to open it from March 24. The film has grossed $108 million worldwide, with $60.9 million of that coming from international markets and $46.8 million from the North American domestic market, studio backer Sony Pictures reported.
It’s time for Ursula to emerge from the ocean depths.
th animated film, has been transformed into a live-action feature from “Chicago” and “Mary Poppins Returns” director Rob Marshall. And Disney just released a new look at the upcoming feature and gave us the first glimpse at Melissa McCarthy’s Ursula (watch below).Continuing the #Disney100 celebration with this new look at #TheLittleMermaid! Just 100 days until it arrives in theaters! pic.twitter.com/7twNjlD5JzSet to the tune of “Part of Your World,” sung beautifully by our new Ariel, Halle Bailey, the 30 second clip shows bits from that song’s big number (Disney played the whole thing at last year’s D23 Expo, a sort of Comic-Con for Disney nerds), along with what appear to be moments ripped from the “Daughters of Triton,” “Under the Sea” and “Kiss the Girl” numbers.
It’s been a while since Disney released a live-action remake exclusively in theatres. Whether that’s a good or bad thing is up to the audience, but Rob Marshall’s “The Little Mermaid” marks Disney’s first theatrical-exclusive live-action remake since Jon Favreau’s “The Lion King” was released in 2019.
Get your first look at Melissa McCarthy as Ursula in The Little Mermaid!
Katie Reul editor Disney has unveiled a new teaser for its live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” beckoning viewers to become part of Ariel’s world. The upcoming musical, directed by Rob Marshall, reimagines the original 1989 animated film with live actors. The new adaptation will once again see the mermaid Ariel fall for a human prince who lives above the water, spurring a devilish plot from the nefarious Ursula. Halle Bailey stars as Ariel, alongside Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder and Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian. The trailer gives a first look at Ursula and Prince Eric.
Filmmaker Rob Marshall has spent a long time thinking about “The Little Mermaid.” Nearly five years, to be exact. When speaking to the Oscar-winning director about the 20th anniversary of “Chicago” (and a new deluxe home video release), he offered an update on his live-action redo of the 1989 Disney animated film, due in theaters this May. “I’m very excited to be finishing up after four-and-a-half years,” Marshall said.
Tim Blake Nelson is the newest addition to the cast of Dune: Part 2, Deadline can confirm.
Roll up, roll up, it’s our annual list of U.S. and international movies that could have festivals (and audiences) salivating in 2023. As ever, two of our main criteria are that the project is already in production and hasn’t yet been declared for a festival. This isn’t an exhaustive list but a healthy snapshot of some highlights from around the world. Enjoy!
Production for Dune: Part Two has wrapped, according to Timothée Chalamet.
Ruben Östlund’s latest satire, Triangle of Sadness, dominated the European Film Awards with four wins, including Best Film, the evening’s top prize.
The Queen is getting crowned at the 2023 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Trailblazing director Sally Potter’s latest short film “Look At Me,” a verbal battle of wills between a combative rock drummer (Javier Bardem) and the harried director of a fundraising gala (Chris Rock), is a passionate Trump-era time capsule featuring two mesmerizing performances from its leads. The short was originally conceived as part of Potter’s profoundly personal 2020 film “The Roads Not Taken,” which starred Bardem as a Mexican-American man named Leo whose dementia sees him traveling inside his mind through past choices and Elle Fanning as his grown daughter tasked with his care.
EXCLUSIVE: Orlando, filmmaker Sally Potter’s seminal gender-bending and much acclaimed 1992 movie, is finding new life with a 30th anniversary 4K restoration and a theatrical re-release beginning Friday. It’s from Sony Pictures Classics, the specialty arm of Sony Pictures that also happens to be celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, counting Orlando as a major part of their first year in business in 1992. It went on to score even a couple of Oscar nominations for its Production Design and Costume Design in addition to becoming a movie that not only never seems out of date, but now in this era even more pertinent and timely than ever.
“The Little Mermaid” is doing swimmingly on the journey to its live-action release.
Ellise Shafer “Dune: Part Two” is coming to theaters sooner than expected. It was revealed on Tuesday that the highly-anticipated sequel to Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic will hit theaters on Nov. 3, 2023, instead of Nov. 17, 2023. “Dune” has taken the previous spot of Marvel’s “Blade,” which was delayed on Tuesday to Sept. 6, 2024. Villeneuve returns to direct “Dune: Part Two,” with its star-studded cast including Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Christopher Walken and Léa Seydoux. The first “Dune” released in October 2021 and scored over $400 million at the box office worldwide, in addition to scoring six Oscars. “Dune: Part Two” will cover the second half of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel, in which protagonist Paul Atreides (Chalamet) joins forces with the Fremen to avenge his family. New characters will include Princess Irulan (Pugh), Harkonnen heir Feyd-Rautha (Butler), Shaddam IV (Walken) and Lady Margot (Seydoux).
Warner Bros has shifted the release date by two weeks next year for Dune: Part Two going from Nov. 17 to Nov. 3 and still hanging onto Imax screens for the Denis Villeneuve directed sequel.
is dad to son Leo, 11, and daughter Luna, nine, who he shares with Penelope Cruz. And he’s hoping that his new film with Shawn Mendes, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, is the one that’s finally going to get them caring about their dear old dad’s job. Chatting to Metro. co. uk about why he took on the ‘surreal’ film, which sees him star as a showman alongside a singing and dancing crocodile played by Shawn Mendes, he quipped: ‘For my kids to watch a movie with dad in it, so they’re finally proud of what I do – because they don’t care!’‘I watch many family and kids’ movies because of my kids and I have to say I enjoy most of them, because most of them are great, are fun, are beautifully done,’ he added.
“Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” book series is now a major motion picture. The live action/CGI musical comedy stars a whole host of names, including one Canadian singer as the voice of a talented crocodile. The film will feature songs performed by star Shawn Mendes and written by the songwriting team behind “The Greatest Showman” — Benj Pasek and Justin Paul — with an ensemble cast that includes Javier Bardem and Constance Wu.For “Lyle,” Pasek and Paul are joined by Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner, Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick and Joriah Kwamé.
Jazz Tangcay Artisans Editor Josh Gordon and Will Speck’s live-action musical “Lyle Lyle Crocodile” lives up to it name. The story, about a crocodile named Lyle voiced by Shawn Mendes that can dance and sing, features songs penned by the award-winning Justin Paul and Benj Pasek. The dup then brought in a team of songwriters to carve out toe-tapping, infectious earworms. From the get-go songwriting and composing duo Pasek and Paul knew Lyle would be a singing crocodile which made the project all the more exciting for them. “But when the voice actor became Shawn Mendes, that really informed a lot of the style and what we were going to write for,” explains Pasek.
Jordan Moreau “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” is slowly getting ready to take a bite out of the weekend box office. It earned $575,000 from 3,453 theaters in Thursday previews, while David O. Russell’s “Amsterdam” picked up $550,000 million from 3,005 theaters. Sony’s live-action/CGI hybrid, co-financed by TSG, is a family-friendly movie about a singing crocodile, starring Grammy-nominated artist Shawn Mendes as the titular reptile. The studio projects an opening haul of $11 million to $12 million, with some projections belting out upwards of $15 million. With a budget of $50 million, it will need plenty of support from kids and families over the fall to snap up a profit. The cast includes Javier Bardem as Hector P. Valenti, Lyle’s flamboyant owner, Brett Gelman as Mr. Grumps and Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy and Winslow Fegley as the Primm family. The Primms move to a new house in New York City, where they discover Lyle, a saltwater crocodile with the voice of a high-end recording artist, living in their attic.
“Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile,” the adaptation of the children’s book series by Bernard Waber, lending his pipes to a cute crocodile who only sings and never talks. Mendes still relates to Lyle even though his main form of communication is through song rather than speech.“He’s this huge kind of physical being.
Shawn Mendes has some new music to share.
Thania Garcia Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and more are on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated movie “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile!” Mendes, as the voice of the titular character, also revealed that he will be sharing one of the original tracks he wrote for the set titled “Heartbeat,” next Friday (Sept. 30). He is credited on eight tracks on the list and is also joined by co-stars Constance Wu and Javier Bardem, as well as Anthony Ramos. The full soundtrack will be available for streaming on Oct. 7, the same day as the film’s official premiere. A post shared by Shawn Mendes (@shawnmendes) Based on Bernard Waber’s 1965 children’s book, the Will Speck and Josh Gordon film follows Lyle the crocodile as he navigates New York. After the Primm family moves into their house on 88th Street, Mrs. Primm, played by Wu, is shocked to find the singing crocodile in her bathtub. Eventually, the croc makes friends with her son Josh (Winslow Fegley) and his owner Héctor P. Valenti, played by Bardem.
Jodi Benson is sending love to Halle Bailey, from one Ariel to another! The voice actress who provided the voice of Ariel in the 1989 animated film, “The Little Mermaid“, shared her praise for the 22-year-old after Walt Disney Studios dropped the trailer for its live-action adaptation during this year’s D23 Expo.
Jodi Benson is sending love to Halle Bailey, from one Ariel to another! The voice actress who provided the voice of Ariel in the 1989 animated film, , shared her praise for the 22-year-old after Walt Disney Studios dropped the trailer for its live-action adaptation during this year's D23 Expo.The first look at Bailey as Ariel starts with her navigating the ocean and fans seeing her vantage point as she swims past fishes and sea turtles. At one point in the trailer, Ariel stumbles upon a wrecked ship.
Ethan Shanfeld Disney made quite a splash at its D23 Expo last weekend with a first look at Halle Bailey’s live-action “The Little Mermaid,” which earned over 104 million global views, Variety has learned exclusively. The clip takes viewers on a journey through the ocean before showing the shimmering underwater life of Ariel (Bailey), who teases her version of the iconic “Little Mermaid” song “Part of Your World.” “The Little Mermaid” teaser floated above those of all recent Disney live-action titles, including “Cruella” (68 million views), “Beauty and the Beast” (94 million views), “Alladin” (74 million views) and “Maleficent 2” (62 million views). Due to Queen Elizabeth II’s death on Thursday, “The Little Mermaid” metrics do not include views from the U.K., Ireland and Australia.
The Little Mermaid has been unveiled.The teaser was premiered at Disney’s D23 Expo, which is currently taking place in Anaheim, California today (September 9).The Little Mermaid will see singer Halle Bailey of duo Chloe X Halle take on the lead role of Ariel. The one-minute-23-second-long teaser gives a first look at her in the part, featuring the actor swimming through the ocean with a shiny blue tail.Bailey also can be heard singing a part of ‘Part Of Your World’ in the teaser.
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