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Vanessa Hudgens, James Marsden, Kimiko Glenn Star in Netflix’s ‘My Little Pony: A New Generation’

“High School Musical” star Vanessa Hudgens will lead the voice cast of “My Little Pony: A New Generation,” a Netflix film based on the popular children’s toy line.The animated adventure’s cast will also include Kimiko Glenn (“Orange Is the New Black”) and James Marsden (“Enchanted”), with the two playing Izzy Moonbow and Hitch Trailblazer. Hudgens […]

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Zac Efron Starring in ‘Firestarter’ Reboot From Blumhouse, Universal

Zac Efron will star in “Firestarter,” a new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel.The film centers on a young girl who develops pyrokinetic powers and the ability to see the future. She is abducted by a mysterious government agency that plans to weaponize her superhuman skills. The film is backed by Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions […]

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Anna and the Apocalypse review – all-singing, all-dancing, brain-bashing zomcom

Fun addition to the zombie mashup canon, with secondary-school pupil Anna battling the undead with showtunesThis good-natured Scottish horror movie set in a rundown secondary school adds a potentially hellish new dimension to the zomcom mash-up: song and dance numbers, High School Musical-style. It just about gets away it, coasting on cheerfully gruesome zombie kills […]

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Music From ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Greatest Showman’ Spurs Movie Soundtrack Renaissance

If you were to plot the successes and declines of film soundtracks on a stock chart, one might think that there was a movie-music drought or depression for much of the aughts. Indeed, there kind of was. Since the late 1990s when “Space Jam” and “Titanic” moved millions of albums, 2006’s “High School Musical,” a […]

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