Lucasfilm releases “Phenomenon” trailer to promote March 1 return of ‘The Mandalorian’ on Disney+

Lucasfilm releases “Phenomenon” trailer to promote March 1 return of ‘The Mandalorian’ on Disney+

LucasfilmOn Wednesday, Lucasfilm released “Phenomenon,” a sizzle reel of scenes and interview clips promoting its Emmy-winning, well, phenomenon known as The Mandalorian. The celebration of the show features interview clips with creator Jon Favreau and fellow executive producer Dave Filoni, as well as snippets from its stars, including Pedro Pascal and Carl Weathers, who not…Read More…

Linda Ronstadt’s “very glad” about her hit song’s ‘The Last of Us’ boost, but won’t see any money from it

Linda Ronstadt’s “very glad” about her hit song’s ‘The Last of Us’ boost, but won’t see any money from it

Liane/Hentscher/HBOAfter the HBO series The Last of Us used Linda Ronstadt’s 1970 hit “Long, Long Time” in its third episode Sunday night, streams of the track jumped by 4,900%. While Ronstadt hasn’t seen the episode, she’s happy about the renewed interest in the song — even though she won’t make any money from it. That’s because, as Billboard notes, “Long, Long Time”…Read More…

On Disney+ Wednesday: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

On Disney+ Wednesday: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

One of the biggest hits of 2022, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is now streaming on Disney+. The movie recently earned five Academy Award nominations, including a Best Actress honor for Angela Bassett, who became Marvel Studio’s first actor to be nominated. The cast and co-writer/director Ryan Coogler had to grapple with the loss of Chadwick…Read More…

NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ to end with season 10

NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ to end with season 10

NBC/Will HartJames Spader’s antihero Raymond Reddington is finally facing a challenge even he won’t escape: NBC has announced The Blacklist will end with the upcoming 10th season. The series has Spader playing the U.S. Naval Intelligence officer-turned criminal-turned FBI informant who helps the Feds hunt down the world’s worst criminals in exchange for his freedom.…Read More…

Tom Brady announces retirement — again

Tom Brady announces retirement — again

Cooper Neill/Getty ImagesTom Brady, the NFL quarterback great with seven Super Bowl victories, has announced his retirement — again. “When I woke up this morning I figured I’d just press record and let you guys know first,” Brady said in a video on Twitter on Wednesday morning. “You only get one super emotional retirement essay, and I…Read More…