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The ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Monsters Were Inspired by ‘Princess Mononoke’

3 February 2017 3:30 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The trailers for Kong: Skull Island feel like some kind of bizarre fever dream given a blockbuster budget and I mean that in the nicest way imaginable. I’m not entirely sure what director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is cooking up with this one, but I sure like the look of the menu: Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. […]

The post The ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Monsters Were Inspired by ‘Princess Mononoke’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Jacob Hall

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Kong: Skull Island cast and crew discuss characters and monsters

3 February 2017 1:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Coming Soon was honored with the opportunity of visiting the set of Kong: Skull Island, asking numerous actors for details about the characters they play, along with questioning director Jordan Vogt-Roberts about what is to be expected from the monsters in the film. Below is what each actor had to say about their character, and some information Vogt-Roberts gave out on the mythological beings of destruction.

Tom Hiddleston on Captain James Conrad: “He’s a survivalist. He’s a tracker. Army lost and found. He’s the guy you send in to find missing persons if a plane or a helicopter has crashed in the jungle, because he has a special tracking ability.”

Samuel L. Jackson on Lieutenant Colonel Packard: “He’s been in the army for a long time, he’s a lifer. He believes in his men’s lives and sanctity. God and country. My character is »

- Robert Kojder

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Skull Island Gets 70s-Style IMAX Poster, Godzilla Connection Revealed

1 February 2017 12:41 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Legendary Pictures is finally getting ready to move ahead with their "MonsterVerse," following 2014's Godzilla, which was helmed by Rogue One director Gareth Edwards. Next up is Kong: Skull Island, which is going to officially reboot the King Kong franchise and is going to deliver the biggest version of the Ape we have seen to date. This is all going to lead to a fight between Godzilla and King Kong in 2020, and now we have some new details about how these movies connect to one another.

Cinema Blend recently spoke with producer Alex Garcia, who worked on Kong: Skull Island. He revealed that John Goodman plays a guy who works for the mysterious Monarch corporation. Those who have seen Godzilla know that the company also factors into that movie as well. Here is what he had to say about it.

""It's a landslide expedition, officially, but John Goodman, who plays the guy from Monarch, »

- MovieWeb

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‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’: A Guide to Studio Ghibli’s Adventure Series on Amazon

27 January 2017 7:41 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Studio Ghibli’s children’s series “Ronja: The Robber’s Daughter” is now streaming on Amazon with 26 episodes based on the classic tale by Astrid Lingren (“Pippi Longstocking”). The series won an International Emmy Award for Best Kids Animation.

It’s taken a couple of years for the series to make its way west from Japan, so to prepare for your family’s next binge, we’ve set up a primer for what you need to know:

Read More: ‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer: Watch a Sneak Peek of Studio Ghibli’s First Series for Amazon

1. Ronja is as advertised: One stormy night a girl was born to Mattis, a leader of a band of robbers, who couldn’t have been prouder. That night, lighting stuck the fort they lived in and split it in two. Set in a medieval Scandinavian land, expect to see horse-drawn carriages, outhouses and very little technology. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’: A Guide to Studio Ghibli’s Adventure Series on Amazon

27 January 2017 7:41 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Studio Ghibli’s children’s series “Ronja: The Robber’s Daughter” is now streaming on Amazon with 26 episodes based on the classic tale by Astrid Lingren (“Pippi Longstocking”). The series won an International Emmy Award for Best Kids Animation.

It’s taken a couple of years for the series to make its way west from Japan, so to prepare for your family’s next binge, we’ve set up a primer for what you need to know:

Read More: ‘Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter’ Trailer: Watch a Sneak Peek of Studio Ghibli’s First Series for Amazon

1. Ronja is as advertised: One stormy night a girl was born to Mattis, a leader of a band of robbers, who couldn’t have been prouder. That night, lighting stuck the fort they lived in and split it in two. Set in a medieval Scandinavian land, expect to see horse-drawn carriages, outhouses and very little technology. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Gkids promotes David Jesteadt to president

18 January 2017 10:53 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The executive joined Gkids in 2007 and most recently served as senior vice-president of distribution.

CEO and founder Eric Beckman will continue to serve as CEO of the company that has garnered eight best animation feature Oscar nominations.

“Dave has been my partner since Gkids was a start-up and we worked elbow-to-elbow in an 8 x 12 office,” said Beckman. “He has been a crucial component of the company’s success to date. 

“As much as anything, this new title is merely an acknowledgment of the role he is already serving – and I look forward to Dave’s continued leadership and innovative thinking as the company looks to grow in exciting new directions over the coming years.”

The Gkids 2017 roster includes Swiss Oscar submission My Life As A Zucchini, Us comedy My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea, and The Breadwinner, the upcoming feature from two-time Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon on which Beckman and Jesteadt serve as executive producers.

The »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Studio Ghibli shows off a brand-new trailer for Ronja, the Robber's Daughter

9 January 2017 12:17 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Studio Ghibli, the premiere Japanese animation studio that brought us such classics as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Princess Mononoke is hard at work on their first-ever animated kids show, and it’s coming to Amazon Prime Video later this month! Ronja, The Robber’S Daughter will be an animated adaptation of Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lindgren’s cherished... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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Jackie Chan’s ‘Railroad Tigers’ Leads Small Pack Of Weekend Newcomers – Specialty B.O. Preview

6 January 2017 10:07 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Well Go USA is opening Railroad Tigers this weekend, the first of two titles this month from Jackie Chan's production company. The distributor is hoping to capitalize on what it sees as a paucity of action-adventure titles in the marketplace. And with the Golden Globes looming large, the Specialty market takes something of a breather this weekend after a busy late fall season. Gkids will screen Japanese animation title The Princess Mononoke on the film’s 20th anniversary… »

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‘Princess Mononoke’ Turns 20: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Animated Classic (Photos)

5 January 2017 5:54 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Twenty years ago, Hayao Miyazaki finished what was supposed to be his final movie: a dark, violent, yet beautiful fantasy about the growing conflict between man and nature. Instead, it was acclaimed as an anime masterpiece and ushered in a new era for the legendary animator that included films like “Spirited Away” and “Ponyo.” As it returns to theaters for a special 20th anniversary engagement, here are some things you might not have known about Miyazaki’s supernatural war epic. Origins: According to Studio Ghibli’s making-of documentary, Miyazaki’s original concept for “Princess Mononoke” was created in 1980 and involved a samurai. »

- Jeremy Fuster

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‘On Your Mark’ Exclusive Clip: Miyazaki-Directed Music Video To Premiere Ahead of ‘Princess Mononoke’ Screenings

4 January 2017 9:00 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Back in December, Gkids and Fathom Events announced two-night special screenings of Hayao Miyazaki’s film “Princess Mononoke” in honor of its 20th anniversary. Ahead of the film, Gkids plans to premiere the 1995 music video for Japanese duo Chage & Asaka’s song “On Your Mark,” also directed by Miyazaki. The video has never been released in North America. Watch a exclusive clip from the music video below.

Read More: ‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns To Theaters This January For Two Nights Only

Miyazaki co-founded the widely acclaimed animation studio Studio Ghibli, which has produced films such as “Spirited Away,” voted the fourth best film of the century so far in the BBC film critics poll, “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Howl’s Moving Castle” and most recently “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.” Miyazaki has won one Oscar for directing “Spirited Away” in 2001 as well an Honorary Oscar in 2015. He recently emerged from retirement »

- Vikram Murthi

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