Source: Variety

Deadpool

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‘Deadpool’ animated series co-created by Donald Glover lands at FXX

“Deadpool” is heading to TV — in animated form. FXX is working on an animated series for Marvel’s “Deadpool,” which will be created by Donald Glover and Stephen Glover, Variety has learned. The untitled show has been given a straight-to-series order, with a 10-episode first season expected to debut in 2018.

Disney

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Beyonce top choice to voice Nala in ‘Lion King’ remake

Sources tell Variety that Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s top choice to voice Nala in the upcoming remake. Insiders stress that the Grammy winner has not made a decision regarding the role yet, as the star is pregnant with twins. But since it’s a voice-acting role, sources say the studio and director will do whatever […]

Star Wars

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Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ spinoff eyes Michael K. Williams in key role

“The Wire” star Michael K. Williams is in final talks to join the upcoming Han Solo spinoff starring Alden Ehrenreich, Variety has learned exclusively. Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke are already set to co-star in the Disney-Lucasfilm feature, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Jon and Lawrence Kasdan […]

Inhumans

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‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ casts ‘Lost’ alum Ken Leung as Karnak

Ken Leung has been cast in ABC’s “Marvel’s Inhumans,” Variety has learned. The “Lost” alum will play Karnak, based on the character from the comics. “Marvel’s Inhumans” will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding king of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest […]