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Exclusive Interview – Andrew Stanton and Lindsey Collins talk Finding Dory, Ellen DeGeneres and Pixar sequels

21 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After already conquering the Us box office, this week finally sees Pixar’s long-anticipated sequel Finding Dory arrive on UK shores, and to celebrate the release Flickering Myth’s Scott J. Davis had the chance to sit down with the film’s writer-director Andrew Stanton and producer Lindsey Collins to discuss the sequel and what the future holds for Pixar.

Thirteen years is a long time to wait for a sequel but from Stanton’s point of view, it wasn’t because there wasn’t an appetite from the audience for a sequel it was more that he and Pixar never thought there was story to tell until around the time of Finding Nemo’s 3D release in 2011 when it all changed:

“Everyone takes that tactic like we were truly waiting all that time but the truth is I was never going back – I had no intention of going back to the ocean. »

- Scott J. Davis

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Iggy Azalea Shares Booty Baring Vegas Selfie

22 July 2016 9:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Iggy Azalea is giving the Kardashian's a run their money in the belfie department. The newly single singer took to Instagram on Friday, sharing a booty-baring pic she captioned, "Vegas." In the snap, Azalea, 26, dons white undergarments and wears her hair in a ponytail as she takes a mirror shot of her backside. #Vegas A photo posted by Iggy Azalea (@thenewclassic) on Jul 22, 2016 at 5:23pm Pdt The "Fancy" rapper has seemingly been in a body-positive mood lately, as she recently took to Instagram with an appreciation post for her plastic surgeon, thanking him for her "Fabulously perky boobs." Although »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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Donald Trump 24/7 Streaming Channel Launches Just in Time for the Apocalypse

20 July 2016 11:36 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Donald Trump is a TV star again. The digital TV network Cornflix TV has just launched a new channel dedicated entirely to the Republican presidential nominee. The Trump247.tv channel combines videos from around the web related to Trump and streams them one after another like a traditional TV network. Videos include satirical comedy, celebrity roasts, praise from pundits, speeches by Trump and commentary from both sides of the aisle. Cornflix TV, which launched last October, curates dozens of channels dedicated to a number of topics, including personalities like Trump and Ellen DeGeneres, as well as current events like Brexit. »

- Reid Nakamura

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Iggy Azalea Thanks Her Plastic Surgeon For Her 'Fabulously Perky Boobs'

19 July 2016 10:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Iggy Azalea visited with an old friend Monday - her plastic surgeon! The 26-year-old "Fancy" rapper posted a photo with Dr. Ashkan Ghavami, the Beverly Hills plastic surgeon responsible for Azalea's 2014 breast augmentation. "Caught up with @DrGhavami today!!!!" she captioned the candid shot. "Incase you were curious… 1. he is hilarious 2. He is my Greek yogurt soul mate 3. He is the reason I have Fabulously perky boobs… (LOL_)." Ghavami shared the same photo to his account, giving more detail about Azalea's surgery. "With our #FlashRecoveryBreastAugmentation she recovered in less than 24hrs and was able to Dance with #Jlo at the #AMAs just 4 Days Post Op, »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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YouTube Star Jordan Doww Signs With UTA

15 July 2016 4:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jordan Doww, actor, comedian, and YouTube content creator, has signed with UTA in all areas.

Doww recently debuted his self-written, directed and produced live comedy show “HollyWEIRD,” at some of comedy’s most storied venues which include the Hollywood Improv and Caroline’s on Broadway. Doww’s comedy work across YouTube, television and stand up helped nab him his recent Teen Choice Award nomination for “Choice Comedian” alongside powerhouse names Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden, Aziz Ansari and Kevin Hart.

On the TV side, Doww’s previous credits include programs on TruTV and Logo TV, alongside CW 50’s Baldwin Cafe. In the digital realm, Doww has leveraged his platforms by collaborating with brands such as Hollister and Hp, playing an integral role in their winter and summer initiatives.

Doww is also a strong advocate for the Lgbtq+ community, having recently launched a campaign in partnership with Fullscreen, with all »

- Justin Kroll

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As World Events Turn Dark, Moviegoers Can’t Get Enough Talking Animals

15 July 2016 3:24 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Hollywood is vexed by the lack of home runs at the box office this summer. But there is a bright spot amidst countless forecasts of trouble for the film industry. Two of the biggest smashes of the season so far, Disney’s “Finding Dory” and Universal Studios’ “The Secret Life of Pets,” are a reminder that animation is the one genre that seems to be unstoppable at the movies.

Beyond their reliance on pixelated performances, “Dory” and “Pets” share another similarity. They are both stories centered on animals that yammer about their personal lives, bicker and act like human beings. Against a questionable year of ticket sales, where even movie stars like Johnny Depp and George Clooney have come up short, audiences seem to prefer their personalities with tails.

These cuddly creatures are serving as an antidote to dark times in the world. Some executives in Hollywood are starting to »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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Disney Plans A "Castle Hangnail" Feature

14 July 2016 5:02 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Disney Pictures has signed on TV writer Bill Kunstler ("Mom," "Accidentally on Purpose") to adapt the screenplay for the film version of Ursula Vernon's children's book "Castle Hangnail".

The story centers on a twelve-year-old girl who shows up on Castle Hangnail's doorstep to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch at a time that the castle desperately needs a master or face being decommissioned by the Board of Magic.

She projects confidence during the series of tasks she must complete in order to be approved by the board while concealing several secrets, including her true identity.

Ellen DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman will produce.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Disney Moving Ahead on ‘Castle Hangnail’ with Ellen DeGeneres

13 July 2016 3:52 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Disney has signed TV writer Bill Kunstler to adapt the screenplay for the movie version of “Castle Hangnail,” the children’s book it set up last year with Ellen DeGeneres.

Kunstler was a consulting producer on CBS’ “Mom,” a co-executive producer on CBS’ The Crazy Ones,” a co-exec producer on “Accidentally on Purpose” and a consultant on “How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life).”

DeGeneres, who stars in Disney’s blockbuster “Finding Dory,” is producing “Castle Hangnail” with Jeff Kleeman, her partner at A Very Good Production.

The story, written by Ursula Vernon, centers on a 12-year-old girl who shows up on Castle Hangnail’s doorstep to fill the vacancy for a wicked witch at a time that the castle desperately needs a master or face being decommissioned by the Board of Magic. She projects confidence during the series of tasks she must complete in »

- Dave McNary

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8 Leslie Jones Quotes That Will Make You Wish She Was Your Best Friend

13 July 2016 3:20 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

The landscape of female comedians in Hollywood just got a whole lot bigger - literally. At six feet tall, former basketball player Leslie Jones's hilarious antics on SNL and in this year's Ghostbusters remake have many hailing her as one of the new Queens of Comedy. But make no mistake about it - her success did not happen overnight. During an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Leslie revealed she once worked as a Scientology telemarketer to make ends meet. This funny woman has a knack for turning life's lemons into comedic lemonade, which is exactly how she continues to win over hearts worldwide. Keep reading to see eight times Leslie Jones kept it realer than real - then be sure to check out six secrets we learned from the set of Ghostbusters. »

- Terry Carter

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Bill Kunstler To Adapt ‘Castle Hangnail’ For Disney And A Very Good Production

13 July 2016 2:35 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Bill Kunstler has been hired to adapt the Ursula Vernon children’s book Castle Hangnail into a feature film at Disney. It centers on a 12-year old witch who becomes an unlikely new master to a motley crew of creatures. Ellen DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman acquired the property last year for their shingle A Very Good Production. Disney exec Sam Dickerman is overseeing the project for the studio. Kunstler is a veteran TV comedy writer who worked as a consulting… »

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Ellen DeGeneres Only Has Eyes For Portia de Rossi on the Red Carpet

12 July 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Ellen DeGeneres had the loving support of wife Portia de Rossi at the UK premiere of her latest film, Finding Dory, on Sunday. The couple - who have been together for more than 10 years - put on a loving display as they walked the red carpet, holding hands and exchanging sweet looks. Last week, the duo was spotted catching a flight in La and days later, they popped up at Wimbledon, where they met up with Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams. See more of their red carpet outing, then flip through more than two decades of Ellen in the spotlight. »

- Monica Sisavat

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‘Brother Orange’: Warner Bros. Teaming With BuzzFeed Motion Pictures on Film About the Viral Sensation

11 July 2016 4:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If a company gets big enough, it will eventually start making movies — just ask WWE, Amazon and now BuzzFeed. Warner Bros. is partnering with the website to develop “Brother Orange,” a dramatization of an incident involving BuzzFeed editor Matt Stopera that began when his iPhone was stolen and turned him into a celebrity in China. “Broad City” co-creator Ilana Glazer and Ellen DeGeneres will co-executive produce along with Stopera and Jeff Kleeman.

Read More: Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer on Their Favorite Comedic Performances on ‘Broad City’ & Beyond (Consider This)

Over the course of more than a year, Stopera’s phone made its way across the continent and eventually to China, where photos of the eponymous man (real name Li Hongjun) started flooding his photo stream. After several stories on the bizarre incident, which went viral both domestically and in China, the two met up, became friends and appeared on “Ellen” together. »

- Michael Nordine

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Watch the full Finding Dory Press Conference with Ellen DeGeneres, Dominic West and more

11 July 2016 12:56 PM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The Pixar Machine has been busy of late. With last year’s double bill of Inside Out (sublime) and The Good Dinosaur (Brave-level Pixar) the return of Nemo, Marlin and, notably, Dory is a welcome one. And Finding Dory is another great film from Pixar, and today the talented sorts behind the film came to the […]

The post Watch the full Finding Dory Press Conference with Ellen DeGeneres, Dominic West and more appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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Finding Dory review: “A fantastic, heart-warming adventure…”

11 July 2016 11:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Finding Dory review: 13 years on from Finding Nemo, Pixar return with a follow-up… But does it sink or swim? Finding Dory review

Hollywood can be a greedy and fickle creature at times. 2016 has so far been an excellent example of what happens when audiences grow tired of hollow sequels and repeated tropes of the past. Originality is unfortunately becoming a rare thing in the modern age of reboots, remakes, prequels and video game adaptations. This has led to a sad realisation that genuine greatness comes few and far between in mainstream Hollywood these days. However, with Finding Dory comes the not-so-surprising news that Pixar have managed to bring us cinematic gold yet again.

Dory’s second adventure does a fantastic job of proving that the innovative animation studio still has plenty of originality left up its sleeve. Following on from last year’s painstakingly emotional masterpiece Inside Out, we are »

- Ben Read

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Ellen DeGeneres: family is not about blood relations

11 July 2016 10:03 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Talkshow host says at London launch of Finding Dory, Pixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo, that family is ‘wherever you are supported’

Her new film may chart the obsession of a memory-challenged blue tang fish looking to be reunited with her parents, but actor and talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres says family is not “about blood relations” but about a place of “support”.

DeGeneres was speaking to journalists after the London launch of Finding Dory, Pixar’s animated sequel to its smash hit 2003 release Finding Nemo. DeGeneres reprises her role of the optimistic fish with a short-term memory disorder, with the character taking centre stage as she tries to recall her early life and how she became separated from her family.

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- Andrew Pulver

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Watch The ‘Finding Dory’ UK Press Conference In Full

11 July 2016 8:47 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Earlier on this afternoon, we headed on into London town to attend the UK press conference for Finding Dory, the superb sequel to 2003’s wonderful Finding Nemo. In attendance at the event in one of London’s top hotels was the film’s co-writer and director, Andrew Stanton, co-director Angus Maclane, producer Lindsey Collins, and two of the film’s stars, Dominic West, and Dory herself, Ellen Degeneres.

Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Finding Dory opens in the UK from July 29th. Watch the London press conference in its entirety below.

The post Watch The ‘Finding Dory’ UK Press Conference In Full appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Prince William Talks Parenthood with Wimbledon Champ Andy Murray: 'I Don't Know How You Manage It with No Sleep!'

11 July 2016 6:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Tennis fans Prince William and Princess Kate congratulated Wimbledon champ Andy Murray on Sunday - and bonded over their sleepless nights! William praised the new dad - who welcomed daughter Sophia in February - after his match-winning performance. "Congratulations, I don't know how you manage it with no sleep," the royal said, laughing. He then added, "How is your daughter doing, alright? Is the family good?" • Want to keep up with the latest royals coverage? Click here to subscribe to the Royals Newsletter.Murray responded, "Yeah, she's great, yeah, she's actually sleeping, the last three nights she slept through, the first three months were tough, »

- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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Finding Dory Premiere Interviews – Ellen DeGeneres, Dominic West, Andrew Stanton & More

11 July 2016 2:36 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

We’re very pleased to report that Finding Dory is another fine Pixar film, taking the best elements of the studio’s 2003 aquatic hit and swimming with them down to new depths. The cast and crew reunited in London recently for the UK Premiere of Finding Dory. Ellen DeGeneres, Dominic West, Director Andrew Stanton, Producer Lindsay […]

The post Finding Dory Premiere Interviews – Ellen DeGeneres, Dominic West, Andrew Stanton & More appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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Finding Dory nears $650 million worldwide, highest-grossing domestic release of 2016

10 July 2016 3:31 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Disney continues to enjoy a stellar year at the box office, with the latest Pixar release Finding Dory overtaking Captain America: Civil War to become the highest-grossing domestic release of the year to date.

The Finding Nemo sequel fell to third at the box office this weekend, having topped the chart for the past four weeks, and has now amassed $422.6 million and counting from North America. The film is just starting to roll out internationally, where it has grossed a further $220.2 million to take its total haul to $642.8 million to date.

Disney has the three biggest worldwide releases of the year so far in Civil War ($1.150 billion), Zootopia ($1.021 billion) and The Jungle Book ($936 million), and it’s surely only a matter of time before Dory overtakes Deadpool ($781.6 million) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($872.7 million) to claim fourth place. And, with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story due in December, »

- Gary Collinson

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Princess Kate and Prince William Lead the Celebrity Cheer Squad for Andy Murray at Wimbledon

10 July 2016 7:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Princess Kate and Prince William are holding court at the world's most prestigious tennis tournament. The royal couple attended Wimbledon on Sunday, watching from the Royal Box as Scotland's Andy Murray took on Canada's Milos Raonic in the men's singles finals. Kate kept up her impeccable courtside style, sporting an Alexander McQueen white dress with fun designs. Prince William opted for a light grey suit and simple black tie. Related Video: Watch: 5 Reasons Why We Love Princess Kate and Prince William The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge weren't the only familiar faces in the star-studded Wimbledon crowd. Benedict Cumberbatch, Bradley Cooper, »

- Stephanie Petit, @stephpetit_

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