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 …

Trailer: A New Adaptation of “The Jungle Book” Is Coming Soon and It’s Grim

Trailer: A New Adaptation of “The Jungle Book” Is Coming Soon and It’s Grim

Rudyard Kipling’s beloved story, The Jungle Book, is returning to the big screen on October 19th with an adaptation that promises to expose the hidden horrors of the jungle.   The Jungle Book is centered around the tale of Mowgli, a young boy raised by a wolf pack, who journeys throughout Indian jungles alongside lovable bear Baloo, while trying to escape the threat of fearsome tiger Shere Khan. Warner Bros. and director Andy Serkis have teamed up to produce Mowgli, a retelling of The Jungle Book which will focus less on cheerful singing and more on the realistic horrors of a child …

Title and Synopsis Revealed for Andy Serkis’ ‘Jungle Book’ Movie!

Title and Synopsis Revealed for Andy Serkis’ ‘Jungle Book’ Movie!

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You might have forgotten about this, but Warner Bros. has been developing its own adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s, The Jungle Book, with Andy Serkis at the helm. After Disney smashed box office records with its own live-action Jungle Book adaptation (directed by Jon Favreau) last year, Warner Bros. has been mum on details regarding their take.   They’ve now broken their silence, revealing the movie’s new title and an official (albeit thoroughly unsurprising) synopsis. Originally titled Jungle Book: Origins, the movie is now simply called Mowgli. Warner Bros., do you need a little help coming up with titles over there?   …

Celebrate The Anniversary of Kim Kardashian’s Take Down of Taylor Swift Like A True Millennial Bookworm

Celebrate The Anniversary of Kim Kardashian’s Take Down of Taylor Swift Like A True Millennial Bookworm

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It’s a year to the day since Kim Kardashian called Taylor Swift a snake for denying she knew she would be referenced on Kanye West’s song “Famous.”   In honor of this momentous occasion, we’ve put together a list of the top five snakes in literature!   1. Kaa: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling   Image Courtesy of Screenprism   In Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Kaa is both mentor and friend to Mowgli and uses hypnoses to rescue him from some sticky situations. However, in the Disney movie, Kaa is a sly antagonist who repeatedly attempts to hypnotize Mowgli in an …