It’s finally on its way. Disney’s streaming service, now called Disney+, has a release date (well, more like a release window), and, in quite the surprise, the House of Mouse has also announced a Star Wars: Rogue One prequel TV show. Even better, one of the main cast members is returning as lead for the “spy thriller.”As revealed on a conference call by Disney CEO Bob Iger (via Investors.com), Disney+ is launching in the US – other regions haven’t yet been confirmed – in “late 2019”. Outside of that, an exact release date hasn’t been confirmed, nor has a monthly subscription cost.But what good is a plus if you don’t have some exclusive content to parade around? Step forward the Star Wars: Rogue One prequel. Diego Luna returns as rebel Cassian Andor and, in a statement on StarWars.com, mentions that “we have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this … [Read more...] about Disney’s streaming service gets an official name, release date, and a Star Wars: Rogue One prequel TV show
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The first Star Wars expanded-universe movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is now getting its own spin-off show which will air on Disney’s streaming service Disney+, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced today. The new Star Wars series, which will follow Rogue One’s charming rebel, Cassian Andor, will be a spy thriller set before the events of the film. Diego Luna, who played Andor in the original film, will return to the role for the series. “I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply,” Luna said in a press release about the show’s announcement. Disney’s streaming service is an aggressive play to take on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu (although after the Fox merger, that last one may wind up being just another arm of the conglomerate’s business). Star Wars … [Read more...] about Star Wars: Rogue One spinoff series coming to Disney’s streaming service
Donald Glover’s Lando ‘tache wasn’t the only incredible thing to come out the new Han Solo movie trailer. As it turns out, there’s an extremely well-hidden Star Wars: Rogue One cameo in the background of a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it shot. As uncovered by the folks over at Screen Rant, fast-forwarding to 0:58 in the latest trailer lets you clap eyes on the Easter egg. Does K-2SO show up? Or maybe Mads Mikkelsen is just chilling with those cheekbones of his? Unfortunately, it’s a bit more of a deep cut than that.Just who is that? For this one, you’re going to need an encyclopaedic knowledge of Star Wars. Literally. Having been given only a walk-on part in Rogue One appearing in a crowd in Jedha and getting his story massively fleshed out in Rogue One’s Ultimate Visual Guide, bounty hunter Tam Posla shows up out of the blue behind Han Solo in a gambling den. Sure, it’s not quite Cap’s shield showing up in Iron Man, but … [Read more...] about Did you spot the Star Wars: Rogue One cameo in the new Han Solo movie trailer?
Martial arts master and Star Wars Rogue One star Donnie Yen has confirmed a movie adaptation of Sleeping Dogs is in development. Yen posted about the project yesterday on his various social media accounts. "Sometimes great things take a bit of time," he wrote on his Instagram. "Sleeping Dog is motion, you guys ready for this? #donnieyen #action #sleepingdog #kickass #martialarts" It's not the first time we've heard about a Sleeping Dogs movie. Almost a year ago, a Deadline report linked Yen to the then-unannounced project - before everything went quiet. Yen doesn't confirm it in as many words, but from the artwork posted it looks like he'll play Sleeping Dogs protagonist Wei Shen. Released in August 2012, Square Enix's Hong Kong open world was an enjoyable mix of martial arts combat and mob drama. Developer United Front Games tried to get a sequel off the ground, and then a multiplayer follow-up, Triad Wars, before shutting down in 2016. … [Read more...] about Star Wars’ Donnie Yen says Sleeping Dogs movie in production
In 2017 Donnie Yen, the actor and martial artist known for his roles in Ip Man and Rogue One: A Star War Story, among other films, was cast in a movie adaptation of United Front Games' Sleeping Dogs. Although news about the flick has since been quiet, Yen has confirmed that the project is still happening.Yen posted an image of himself on Instagram that looks a lot like promotional art of Wei Shen, the protagonist of Sleeping Dogs. There's also a few additional images from the game alongside scenes of Yen mimicking the shots. These don't look to be from the actual film and are more of a proof of life for the movie.Alongside the pictures, Yen posted a message saying, "Sometimes great things take a bit of time. Sleeping Dog is motion, you guys ready for this?"Sometimes great things take a bit of time. Sleeping Dog is motion, you guys ready for this? #donnieyen #action #sleepingdog #kickass #martialarts #甄子丹 #宇宙最強甄子丹 … [Read more...] about Sleeping Dogs Movie With Star Wars: Rogue One Actor Isn’t Dead