Disney shuffles movie schedule due to virus, 'Mulan' set for July
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will release the live-action epic "Mulan" in movie theaters in July and Marvel's "Black Widow" in November, the company said on Friday as it reshuffled a schedule disrupted by the global coronavirus outbreak.
Disney to furlough some U.S. employees in wake of coronavirus
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it will start furloughs of non-essential U.S. employees across the company on April 19, a response to the global coronavirus outbreak that has shut down or disrupted its media and theme park businesses.
HBO Will Stream 500 Hours of Free Programming, Including Full Seasons of 'Veep,' 'The Sopranos,' 'Silicon Valley'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HBO is unlocking its biggest trove of free programming ever -- in a goodwill gesture as people look for a diversion during the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Top Gun' movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the much anticipated movie sequel to "Top Gun" has been moved to December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday, the latest disruption in the movie industry caused by the coronavirus epidemic.
UPDATE 1-'Top Gun' movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home
LOS ANGELES, April 2 (Reuters) - The release of the much anticipated movie sequel to "Top Gun" has been moved to December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday, the latest disruption in the movie industry caused by the coronavirus epidemic.
Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus epidemic proves a minefield for celebs
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift is sending cash to some of her fans and Rihanna has donated $6 million to support people whose livelihoods have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
Spider-Man to the rescue! Superhero jogger cheers kids in England
STOCKPORT, England, April 1 (Reuters) - The northern English town of Stockport has a new hero in the battle to keep kids entertained during the coronavirus lockdown: Spider-Man!
Harry Pottering around at home? Rowling to rescue bored kids in lockdown
LONDON (Reuters) - British author J. K. Rowling is hoping her much-loved Harry Potter series will work its magic on bored children stuck at home during the coronavirus lockdown.
'Dolphin Reef' on Disney Plus: Film Review
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Out of the vast universe of nature documentaries, I don't think I'm alone in finding films about life under the sea to occupy a special place.
Lindsay Lohan says 'I'm back!' teasing new single amid pandemic
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Lindsay Lohan, whose promising movie career crashed a decade ago in a string of legal woes and substance abuse, on Tuesday announced she was making a comeback with a new music single.
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