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Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Replacing Disney’s Splash Mountain

Image: Disney ParksThe highly anticipated Disney Parks log flume thrill ride re-imagining—inspired by The Princess and the Frog—has officially been named Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. It’s a rebrand of the attraction currently open as Splash Mountain, and it comes in the wake of Disney taking accountability for its problematic handling...

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James Cameron Might Not Direct Avatar 4 or 5

Screenshot: DisneyBarbara Broccoli says it’ll be a while before we get to start seeing the next evolution of James Bond. New Black Adam merch teases the villain Sabbac. Plus, bad news for Tom Swift and The Time Traveller’s Wife, and what’s coming on Westworld. Spoilers now!StrangersVariety reports Claire Foy, Andrew Scott, Paul Mescal, and...

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Andor Season 2 to Cover 4 Years in 12 Episodes

Screenshot: LucasfilmStar Wars might have only just got done with one TV series, but it’s already on to the next—and Andor might be one of the most intriguing shows in the galaxy far, far away so far, if only for the immense span of time it’s going to cover.Chronology in Star Wars shows (and hell, the...

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56 New Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Books Releasing in July

Image: Tor BooksJuly’s hefty pile of new sci-fi, fantasy, and horror releases brings lesbian vampires, politically motivated magic, interstellar bounty hunters, a jazz musician who teams up with mecha pilots, mermaids, robots, fairy-tale riffs, and so much more. There’s still plenty of summer reading time left, so what are you waiting for?Image: Flatiron BooksActs...

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Rise of Gru Box Office, Could Be Illumination’s Best

Image: Illumination EntertainmentIllumination’s Minions—those goggle-wearing, babbling yellow monstrosities—have very clearly outgrown the Despicable Me franchise they first appeared in all the way back in 2010. Beyond their titular spinoff movie releasing in 2015 and earned $1.16 billion at the box office, the creatures have become a cultural fixture unto themselves, for better and for worse. It’s...

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Transformers is 15 Years Old, Happy Birthday, You Weird Series

Image: ParamountEver since the late 1990s, we’ve been living in an era of IP-focused filmmaking that’s proceeded to get more elaborate and louder with each year. There are plenty of genre films one could point as being important or iconic in some way, from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man films to Batman Begins and Independence Day. And believe...

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Watch Hideaki Anno Play Ultraman In Shin Ultraman Mocap Reel

Hideaki Anno seems to just be doing whatever the hell he wants after he finally wrapped up Neon Genesis Evangelion (for now, at least). He got to make an Ultraman movie and he’s now directing a Kamen Rider one, letting him live out creating a new chapter for two of his lifelong superhero obsessions. And it turns out for...

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Sigourney Weaver’s Avatar 2 Character Is a Teenage Na’vi

Say hi to Sigourney Weaver. Yes, really.Screenshot: DisneyEver since we first heard, approximately 17 billion years ago, that Sigourney Weaver would return for James Cameron’s Avatar sequels, we were all perplexed (even more so than with the idea of there being multiple Avatar sequels). But now we actually know how Weaver is coming...

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Godzilla Series on Apple Adds Anna Sawai and Kiersey Clemons

Screenshot: Legendary/Warner Bros. PicturesBring on the Titans in this Godzilla spin-off from Legendary Television and Apple. Variety announced the ensemble for the untitled series will be led by The Flash’s Kiersey Clemons and Pachinko’s Anna Sawai, and will also feature Ren Watabe, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski.The show is set to...

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WB Announces Release Date for Godzilla vs Kong 2, Shifts Dune 2

The sequels to Dune and Godzilla vs. Kong have new release dates.Image: Warner Bros.If you already had plans to see Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Dune: Part Two on October 20, 2023, you might want to put a pin in that. Warner Bros. has shifted the sci-fi epic a few weeks and it’ll now arrive in theaters...

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