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‘The Little Mermaid’ Costume Designer Colleen Atwood Explains How She Built Ariel’s Mermaid Tail

variety.com To bring Disney’s iconic mermaid princess Ariel to life in “The Little Mermaid,” costume designer Colleen Atwood constructed a life-sized tail that went from star Halle…

Halle Bailey’s Hair Extensions and Locs for ‘The Little Mermaid’ Cost Over $150,000

variety.com If anyone knows how to get the right shade of red for Black hair, it’s Camille Friend. The Oscar-nominated hair department head, whose credits include “Black Panther:…

Want to perform your own version of “The Little Mermaid”? These sisters will sell you a tail

marketplace.org Disney’s live action remake of “The Little Mermaid” may have relied heavily on CGI and other technology to turn people into merfolk, but there is a rapidly growing industry…

How the New ‘Little Mermaid’ Goes Back ‘Under the Sea’

nytimes.com Hi, I’m Rob Marshall, and I’m the director of ‘The Little Mermaid.’ So this is about two minutes into the musical number ‘Under the Sea,’ which was the most challenging…

‘The Little Mermaid’

nytimes.com Hi, I’m Rob Marshall, and I’m the director of ‘The Little Mermaid.’ So this is about two minutes into the musical number ‘Under the Sea,’ which was the most challenging…

Metal Gear Solid board game sneaks into the CMON release schedule

polygon.com Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game is back from the dead. More than two years after the project was canceled by IDW Games, Zombicide publisher CMON has picked it up —…

It’s Your Last Chance To See How Bad The New Disney+ ‘Willow’ Show Is Before It’s Gone For Good

forbes.com Things aren’t great over at the House of Mouse. Despite having some of the most popular and profitable franchises around—from Marvel to Star Wars to the whole Disney…

For Melissa McCarthy, Ursula in 'The Little Mermaid' is More Than Just a Villain

newsweek.com For Melissa McCarthy, playing Ursula in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid (May 26) began with terror. "That song ["Poor Unfortunate Souls"] looms so large for me…

In Disney’s 'American Born Chinese,' Asian-American Storytelling Has a Conversation With Itself

vanityfair.com In this current moment of late-stage Disneyism, many have bemoaned the studio’s endless remake cycle. This month, as families flock (or trudge) to theaters for the…

Ticket To Ride, a decades-old classic board game, may be getting a major update

polygon.com Ticket To Ride, a family-friendly experience and an exceptional gateway into modern board gaming, may be getting the legacy treatment. The original Ticket To Ride, released…

Matt Damon Takes a Stand on ‘Oppenheimer’ vs. ‘Barbie’

vanityfair.com Fresh off of his critically acclaimed and crowd-pleasing movie Air, Matt Damon is feeling good. “That experience, top to bottom, was about as much fun as I’ve ever, ever…

‘The Little Mermaid’ Review: Halle Bailey Enchants In The New Live-Action Disney Film

forbes.com It has been almost 34 years since Disney’s animated storytelling of The Little Mermaid first captured the hearts of moviegoers - and the new live-action version (arriving…

Why does The Little Mermaid remake look so bad?

vox.com Halle Bailey as Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Yes, this shot is unfortunately extremely dark. | Courtesy of Disney The poor, unfortunate remake isn’t nearly as visually…

‘The Little Mermaid’ Review: Halle Bailey Charms, But Rob Marshall’s Live-Action Remake Nearly Drowns in Déjà Vu

hollywoodreporter.com We’ve been here before, haven’t we? A Disney live-action remake igniting a round of existential debate? This time it’s Rob Marshall’s interpretation of The Little Mermaid,…

Michelle Yeoh Says ‘There’s No Sequel’ to ‘Everything Everywhere’

variety.com After an illustrious four-decade career, Michelle Yeoh finally became an Oscar-winning actor just two months ago for “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” Yeoh says Asian…

‘We Used to Treat Movie Stars Like Gods’: Hollywood Grapples With Loss of Young Star Power

variety.com The hottest package at this year’s Cannes Film Festival stars a 76-year old action star and is a reboot of a movie that first dazzled moviegoers in 1993. That’s a time, in…

WTO chief pushes for reglobalized supply chains to cut down bottleneck risks

cnbc.com Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), speaks during the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting in New York, on Monday, Sept.…

Where have all the Disney villains gone?

vox.com The original 1989 Ursula (voiced by Pat Carroll) in all her glory. | © 1989 Walt Disney Studios. All rights reserved. The live-action Little Mermaid is a reminder of what…

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’: What the Critics are Saying

hollywoodreporter.com Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday night. At the glitzy Palais screening, director James Mangold and stars Phoebe…

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ Review: It Might Be Silly, But It’s Indy

thewrap.com One of the best lines in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” – which is to say, one of the best lines in the entire, now-five-film saga of Indiana Jones – comes when Harrison Ford’s…

‘Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny’ Review: Indy’s Final Adventure Packed With Action And Nostalgia

deadline.com There must be 50 ways to escape a Nazi. Over the 2 hours and 22 minutes of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, we see Indy and his ragtag entourage drive planes, trains…

Are Martin Scorsese’s Longer Movies Better Than His Shorter Ones? An Expert Analysis

variety.com It makes sense that Martin Scorsese would demand and receive final cut. That’s the perk of directing some of the most iconic films in Hollywood history. But even the most…

Film Review: ‘Fast X’ Doubles Down On Big Bombastic Silliness

forbes.com I’m perplexed that a brain-dead action film like Fast X, the latest installment in a series of films that began twenty-two years ago with The Fast and the Furious, could…

‘Little Mermaid’ Director Breaks Down Filming ‘Under the Sea’ in Live-Action

thewrap.com Director Rob Marshall is no slouch when it comes to working with musicals, going back to his first time working with Walt Disney Studios on the 1999 TV-movie adaptation of…

The One-Time London Home of Princess Diana’s Stepmom Lists for £8.5 Million

barrons.com The former London home of Countess Raine Spencer, the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the daughter of the prolific romantic novelist Dame Barbara Cartland, has…

Writers Strike Front and Center as NBCUniversal Kicks Off Upfronts Week

hollywoodreporter.com If NBCUniversal’s upfront presentation Monday morning was any indication, the week ahead will be a relatively low-key affair, with plenty of pitching, with very little in…

Christopher Nolan Cast a ‘Lot of Real Scientists’ as ‘Oppenheimer’ Extras: ‘We Have to Be Faithful to History Here’

variety.com Christopher Nolan revealed to Entertainment Weekly that he cast real scientists as extras in “Oppenheimer,” a historical drama about theoretical physicist J. Robert…

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