'The Mandalorian' struggles with ice cavern-dwelling, carnivore, space spiders
He says that the individual who has this information will meet them at the hanger where the Razor Crest is parked. (Image credit: Disney Plus)The contact has the charming character name of Frog Lady (portrayed in costume by Misty Rosas with a voice performance by Dee Bradley Baker). Everything seems alright…until the ice underneath the ship gives way and the Razor Crest and everyone onboard plummets down into the cave below. (Image credit: Disney Plus)Meanwhile, Frog Lady has quietly tiptoed off to have a sneak spa in a hot spring that she's found. (Image credit: Disney Plus)Venturing outside, we see New Republic pilots Wolf and Teva have landed their X-wings and are giving the giant, drooling space spider both barrels.space.com
New this week: 'This Is Us,' Baby Yoda, 'The Craft' redone
(NBC via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Many things will be different about Halloween this year, but the annual rush of horror films is much the same. It stars Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku as a Sudanese refugee couple finding new horrors in life in England. But Neon, the “Parasite” distributor, last week put a restored version into theaters and on Tuesday brings it to VOD. One is Natalie Margolin “The Party Hop,” which she wrote during quarantine in one week in early April.
Nomination surprises: 'The Mandalorian,' Quibi get Emmy love
The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Disney Plus via AP)NEW YORK The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. But it also earned Disney+ a nod for guest actor in a drama series for Giancarlo Esposito and a spot in the best drama race. AIRING JORDANMichael Jordan proved his competitive pull once more as the ESPN documentary The Last Dance earned three Emmy nominations. Homeland over its run has won eight Emmy awards for outstanding drama series, writing, editing and casting, among the trophies.
'The Mandalorian,' Season 2 is coming in fall 2020, showrunner Jon Favreau says
Season 2 of the beloved Disney+ "Star Wars" show "The Mandalorian" will be released in fall 2020, showrunner Jon Favreau said Friday. "The Mandalorian" has dominated social media since its launch, in part because of a surprise new character dubbed Baby Yoda. Mixed reviews for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," the ninth and final film in the Skywalker saga, have raised questions about the future of the franchise. The show currently holds a 94% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes and has been one of the most talked-about shows of 2019. Disclosure: Comcast, the parent company of CNBC, owns Rotten Tomatoes.cnbc.com
'The Mandalorian' will air on Wednesday this week ahead of 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' release
It's a busy week for "Star Wars" fans. On Friday, the Skywalker saga comes to an end with the release of "The Rise of Skywalker." Fans will also have another episode of Disney+'s "The Mandalorian" to watch. However, unlike previous weeks, episode seven will arrive Wednesday instead of Friday. "The Mandalorian" was a program that fans had been looking forward to since it was announced more than two years ago.cnbc.com
Disney Plus Shows and Movies Release Dates: 'The Mandalorian,' 'High School
The service, which launches Nov. 12 with shows like The Mandalorian and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, will be available to customers for $6.99 per month or $69.99 for one year. High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The 10-episode scripted series, set at the real-life East High, where the original movie was filmed, follows a group of students as they countdown to opening night of their school's first-ever production of High School Musical. Half-hour seriesHigh School Musical star Corbin Bleu served as ET's special correspondent at the show's L.A. press day on Oct. 19, where he surprised the cast. Their drama teacher realizes they've never put on a production of High School Musical. : The Kristen Bell-hosted series brings together former castmates of high school musicals, tasking them with recreating their original performance years after they last performed it, in a high school reunion like no other.