Cowboy Bebop: Live-Action Series Based on Japanese Anime Phenom Scores 10-Episode Netflix Order

Netflix is saying “Giddy up!” to Cowboy Bebop, placing a 10-episode series order for a live-action version of the late ’90s Japanese anime phenom, TVLine has learned. Set in the future, the jazz-inspired, genre-bending series follows a rag-tag crew of bounty hunters (named Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and Radical Ed) on the run from their pasts […]

‘Dumbo’ Trailer: Tim Burton’s Live-Action Remake Soars

Before the buzzy Aladdin and Mulan remakes make their way to theaters, there is Tim Burton‘s Dumbo, the live-action remake of the 1941 animated film that emotionally scarred all of us as children. Despite rocking a star-studded cast including Colin Farrell, Danny Devito, Michael Keaton, and Eva Green, it feels like Dumbo has fallen by the wayside when it comes to the […]

Lucasfilm releases an image, title, and more for its live-action Star Wars series

Enlarge / The first officially released image from The Mandalorian. (credit: Lucasfilm) The first details have been revealed about Lucasfilm’s live-action Star Wars TV series. We previously knew only that it was coming, that writer/director Jon Favreau (Iron Man, The Jungle Book, Swingers) would executive produce, and that it would eventually air on Disney’s coming streaming video service. […]

Emergency Podcast: Directors Announced For the Star Wars Live-Action TV Series ‘The Mandalorian’

On yet another Emergency Podcast episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Steele Wars Podcast host Steele Saunders to talk about the latest Star Wars news: directors announced for the Jon Favreau-produced Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and […]

Emergency Podcast: Jon Favreau’s Star Wars Live-Action TV Series The Mandalorian Revealed

On an EMERGENCY episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by Star Wars expert Bryan Young and Jason Ward of Making Star Wars to talk about the breaking news: new details of Jon Favreau’s Star Wars live-action television series have been revealed. Join us as we nerd out, give our reactions and […]

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Casts Donnie Yen As Mulan’s Mentor

The coolness factor of Disney’s live-action Mulan has just increased considerably. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Donnie Yen has joined the live-action Mulan cast as a mentor to Mulan. Donnie Yen is ready to get down to business. The actor has joined the cast of Disney’s live-action Mulan, alongside star Liu Yifei. Whale Rider director Niki Caro will helm […]

‘The Greatest Showman’ Director Gives an Update on His Live-Action ‘Naruto’ Movie

Didn’t believe that Hollywood would attempt another anime adaptation after the disastrous backlash to Death Note and Ghost in the Shell? Well…believe it! Long before he shepherded the huge sleeper hit that was The Greatest Showman, Michael Gracey was tapped to direct the live-action adaptation of Naruto, the popular anime that inspired high school kids everywhere to start running weird. […]

A live-action ‘Street Fighter’ TV show is in development

According to Deadline, Street Fighter fans should keep an eye out for a new TV series currently in development from Entertainment One. The producers of the new show were previously involved with the web series Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, and now we’ll find out what they can do for TV. Capcom’s Street Fighter executive producer […]

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Now Has a Director

Disney can’t stop, won’t stop turning their animated classics into live-action flicks. The latest animated film to get the live-action treatment is Lady and the Tramp, the tale of two dogs falling in love. The Lego Ninjago Movie director Charlie Beam will helm the film. More on the Lady and the Tramp remake below. After Disney’s live-action remakes of Alice […]