Beyoncé Just Dropped a Single From ‘The Lion King’ Remake!

Beyoncé Just Dropped a Single From ‘The Lion King’ Remake!

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‘Be Prepared’ didn’t make the cut in Jon Favreau’s live action rendition, but we can get a taste of the new soundtrack with what the Queen Bey just dropped.   Image Via Variety In case you’re living under a rock, Disney is remaking all their animation classics. Beauty and the Beast hit theaters in 2017 (as well as 1991) and Lady and the Tramp will be available in live action form on their newest streaming service, Disney Plus, but The Lion King will come out in eight days on July 18th. Stirring up the soup bowl of hype is Beyoncé! Not only …

Stephen Chbosky Announces ‘Imaginary Friend’ Release Date!

Stephen Chbosky Announces ‘Imaginary Friend’ Release Date!

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower author Stephen Chbosky has officially named the release date for his second novel, Imaginary Friend.   Image Via Deadline In 1995, Stephen Chbosky’s debut film, The Four Corners of Nowhere, was released. An independent film, it debuted at  Sundance Film Festival, and became one of the first films shown on the Sundance Channel. He worked on several projects in varying roles afterwards, including producing The Poughkeepsie Tapes, although many of the films he wrote fell through. But in 1999 came his debut novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.   Image Via Amazon An epistolary novel, meaning the story is told …

Disney Villains Series in Development!

Disney Villains Series in Development!

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As Disney prepares to launch its new streaming service, Disney+, news about the various projects being developed for the service continue to come out. Now, a new show has been announced based on some classic Disney characters. Disney and ABC will be developing Book Of Enchantment, a television show based on a series of novels by Serena Valentino. It focuses primarily on Disney villains like Maleficent and Ursula and how their stories interconnect in an epic fantasy world. Since the project has just been announced, there is no word yet on casting or filming dates.     There are currently …

5 of Your Favorite Bookworm Characters from Literature!

5 of Your Favorite Bookworm Characters from Literature!

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August 9th is Book Lovers Day! As a book-obsessed kid, I often found myself latching on to bookworms within the books themselves. It’s awesome to read a book and find your own passions reflected in a character. Here are a few amazing book lovers we find in our pages (and screens)!           Hermione Granger (Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling) Image Via Pintrest   […] She was dashing back, an enormous old book in her arms. “I never thought to look in here!” she whispered excitedly. “I got this out of the library weeks ago for …

Zooey Deschanel Will Lead All Star Cast Bringing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Life this Summer

Zooey Deschanel Will Lead All Star Cast Bringing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Life this Summer

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If you live in Los Angeles and love Beauty and the Beast, then you’re in luck. Zooey Deschanel and Taye Diggs will be appearing in a live action performance of the musical – kind of.    On Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles will be screening the original animated movie, while a full orchestra and an all-star cast perform the songs, live, in front of your very eyes. Deschanel will be starring as Belle, with Taye Diggs capturing Gaston’s masculine essence.    The cast doesn’t stop there – Kelsey Grammar will act as …