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Things to know about the 13-year-old playing Percy Jackson in Disney Plus series
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Things to know about the 13-year-old playing Percy Jackson in Disney Plus series

Walker Scobell has come on board to play the lead character in Percy Jackson and the Olympians. The young star is known for his role in The Adam Project.

South Korean drama Snowdrop to be aired on Disney Plus Hotstar from today amid controversy
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South Korean drama Snowdrop to be aired on Disney Plus Hotstar from today amid controversy

Before being aired in South Korea, the makers of Snowdrop were in trouble over its storyline as the show was criticized for being insensitive towards the country's history.

Loki, on Disney+ Hotstar, is a light-hearted MCU offering that has more in mind than a typical superhero series
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Loki, on Disney+ Hotstar, is a light-hearted MCU offering that has more in mind than a typical superhero series

With a premise reminiscent of a largely British genre of comic-fantasy sci-fi, Loki flies by painlessly, although it might not deliver quite as much jokey satisfaction per minute as you’d like.

As Loki premieres on Disney+ Hotstar Premium, all you need to know about the God of Mischief
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As Loki premieres on Disney+ Hotstar Premium, all you need to know about the God of Mischief

From Loki's depiction in the comics, the character's treatment in MCU, to the standalone Disney+ Hotstar Premium series releasing today, here's a comprehensive guide to the show led by Tom Hiddleston.

Oscar Isaac confirmed to star in Marvel's Moon Knight series; see announcement post
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Oscar Isaac confirmed to star in Marvel's Moon Knight series; see announcement post

In Moon Knight, Oscar Isaac will play Marc Spectre, a rich vigilante with a dissociative identity disorder.

Star Wars spinoff Ewoks TV movies, shows, Boba Fett Holiday Special to be showcased on Disney+ Hotstar Premium on 2 April
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Star Wars spinoff Ewoks TV movies, shows, Boba Fett Holiday Special to be showcased on Disney+ Hotstar Premium on 2 April

Disney+ Hotstar Premium will premiere 1984's Caravan Of Courage: An Ewok Adventure and its sequel Ewoks: The Battle Of Endor. Star Wars: Ewoks, and Genndy Tartakovsky’s Star Wars: Clone Wars, among others.

Anthony Mackie on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: Our job was to take the torch and not make a bad show
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Anthony Mackie on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: Our job was to take the torch and not make a bad show

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier picks up after the events of Avengers: Endgame, where superheroes Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities and patience.

Gina Carano reveals she learnt about getting fired from The Mandalorian via social media
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Gina Carano reveals she learnt about getting fired from The Mandalorian via social media

Lucasfilm confirmed last week Gina Carano was not employed by the company, and they had “no plans for her to be in the future.”

Lizzie McGuire reboot cancelled at Disney, announces series star Hilary Duff
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Lizzie McGuire reboot cancelled at Disney, announces series star Hilary Duff

In a separate statement, a Disney representative also confirmed that the Lizzie McGuire revival has been axed.

Fortnite to provide two months of Disney Plus access for free on making in-game purchases
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Fortnite to provide two months of Disney Plus access for free on making in-game purchases

The offer is strictly for players who are 18 years old or older and is available in specific regions.

Quibi to shut down operations six months after launch, executives say short video app 'not succeeding'
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Quibi to shut down operations six months after launch, executives say short video app 'not succeeding'

Quibi investors suspect the reason behind the app not taking off could be the coronavirus pandemic, which made its appeal of being able to serve short videos on the go redundant as people were stuck at home.

Disney Channel's The Owl House becomes first animated series to feature bisexual lead character
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Disney Channel's The Owl House becomes first animated series to feature bisexual lead character

The Owl House creator Dana Terrace confirmed on Twitter that the show is portraying an LGBTQ+ relationship.

Sanjay Dutt's Sadak 2, Swara Bhaskar's Flesh, Hillary Swank's Away: Trailers this week
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Sanjay Dutt's Sadak 2, Swara Bhaskar's Flesh, Hillary Swank's Away: Trailers this week

Mahesh Bhatt returns to direct the sequel of his 1991 film Sadak, starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney Plus delays Falcon & the Winter Soldier release
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney Plus delays Falcon & the Winter Soldier release

Falcon & the Winter Soldier has been pushed after the show was forced to pause production back in May because of the pandemic

The Hamilton musical is a bona fide cultural phenomenon. Why the Hamilton film feels even more zeitgeisty
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The Hamilton musical is a bona fide cultural phenomenon. Why the Hamilton film feels even more zeitgeisty

The Hamilton film, as creator Lin-Manuel Miranda points out, is “a reminder, when live theatre isn't going to be back for a long time, of just how vital live theatre can be”.

Disney+ drops seven-day free trial accounts, says 'will continue to evaluate different marketing offers'
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Disney+ drops seven-day free trial accounts, says 'will continue to evaluate different marketing offers'

Disney has officially ended the seven-day-trial feature for its online video streaming service, Disney Plus.

Anurag Kashyap's Choked, Gulabo Sitabo, Artemis Fowl: What to watch on Netflix, Amazon, Disney+ Hotstar in June
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Anurag Kashyap's Choked, Gulabo Sitabo, Artemis Fowl: What to watch on Netflix, Amazon, Disney+ Hotstar in June

A comprehensive list of what is streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video India, Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5, Apple TV+, and Sony Liv for June.

Live-action show based on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson novels in development at Disney+
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Live-action show based on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson novels in development at Disney+

The Disney Plus show will follow the storyline of the original Percy Jackson five-book series