Disney Accused of “Browning Up” White Extras on Live Action Aladdin Set

Recently, Disney came under fire for “browning up” white extras on the Surrey, the UK set of the highly anticipated live action Aladdin. According to The Sunday Times, Disney admitted to doing this and “says it resorted to darkening white people for roles requiring skills that could not be readily found in the Asian community, such as stunt men, dancers and camel handlers.” At this point, Disney should know better. Over one million people of Indian, Arab, Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage live in London alone. Kaushal Odedra, who worked on the…

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Dominates Holiday Box Office

The Force has definitely touched lots of audience members ever since Disney-Lucasfilm released “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. As of Monday, the new movie is getting close to the $400 million mark in domestic box offices over the holidays. On Christmas Day alone, “The Last Jedi” reportedly took in $32 million at 4,232 sites in North America. That is the second highest total ever for Christmas Day, which is competing with 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at $49.3 million and topping “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” by $6…

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Ryan Reynolds to Star in the Upcoming Movie ‘Detective Pikachu’

Ryan Reynolds has officially been cast to star in the upcoming live-action Pokemon movie “Detective Pikachu”. Reynolds will be joining alongside Justice Smith, who will be seen in the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton. The story revolves around Pikachu, Detective Pikachu, helping a young boy find his missing father. Motion Capture will be taking place in the film according to The Hollywood Reporter. Pokemon was first introduced in 1966 in Japan. There have been nearly 300 million video games sold worldwide, 23 billion…

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Carrie Fisher’s passing could push a record breaking opening for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Star Wars is a franchise that has one of the strongest fanbases ever. On December 15th, the eighth installment in the trilogy, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be premiering in theaters everywhere. One interesting characteristic of this film will be the last appearance of the beloved Princess Leia, portrayed by the late Carrie Fisher. On December 23rd, 2016, Fisher was on a commercial flight from London to Los Angeles when she suffered from a medical emergent 15 minutes before the plane landed. The passenger next to her reported she…

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ has earned $650 million Worldwide

2017 has been quite the year for caped crusaders. In its second weekend, “Thor: Ragnarok” has topped the box office bringing in $56.6 million, contributing to an overall global total of $650 million. “Thor: Ragnarok” has reversed a box-office slump that has been happening through October and has left 2017’s overall gross down 5 percent. This is the twelfth Marvel film to pass the $500 million mark consecutively and gets “Thor: Ragnarok” on the list of the 10 highest grossing films of 2017. “Thor: Ragnarok” is the third installment in…

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