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Billy Crystal Updates Disney Fans On What's Happening With 'Monsters at Work' For Disney Plus

There hasn’t been much on the status of Monsters at Work, which was one of the first projects announced for Disney+.

Now, though, Billy Crystal is revealing that the animated series, which is a continuation of Monsters, Inc., is still moving forward.

“The show, time-wise, starts six months after Monsters, Inc. ended. So now, we’re on the Laugh Floor. We’ve created all of the new, young, great characters with some great voice actors, and John and I are reprising our parts,” Billy confirmed of when the show is set and also confirmed that he and John Goodman will return as Mike and Sully with Collider.

He continues, “It’s [been] 20 years [since the release of Monsters, Inc.] and that movie looked amazing 20 years ago. It’s coming up to the 20th anniversary…It’s fantastic looking, it’s hilarious, and we’re having a lot of fun doing it.”

Billy did not that because of the pandemic, production did slow, but has recently started up again.

“Yeah, we’ve done a bunch [of episodes]. We’ve been on a break because of the pandemic. But some I was able to do at home and some I was able to do in a very deserted studio out in Burbank,” he shares. “To be the only one on the lot was a little weird. But yeah, we’re progressing. I don’t know when they’re gonna start [being released] but I promise you they’re really good.”

Monsters at Work will center on a young monster Tylor Tuskmon (Ben Feldman), who is an eager and talented young mechanic on the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team (MIFT). Tylor dreams of working his way up to the factory Laugh Floor to become a jokester alongside his idols, Mike and Sully.

The series will also star Kelly Marie Tran, Alanna Ubach, Jennifer Tilly, (Pixar good luck charm) John Ratzenberger, and Bob Peterson.

'Soul' Had a Historic Christmas Streaming Week - Find Out the Numbers!

Soul is big!

The Pixar animated film, which was released on Disney+ on Christmas Day (December 25), made history on Nielsen’s weekly U.S. streaming rankings, finishing at No. 1 for the week, Deadline reported on Friday (January 22).

“With 1.669 billion total minutes of streaming, the film beat out The Office, which racked up 1.435 billion minutes in its waning days on Netflix,” the outlet reported.

In comparison, Bridgerton received 1.2 billion minutes, The Midnight Sky had 1.11 billion and in it’s final days on Netflix, The Office had 1.435 billion minutes.

Soul‘s numbers are equivalent to almost 17 million full watch throughs of the movie, which has a total run time of one hour and 49 minutes, according to Disney+.

That week was also the first time that Disney+ had two titles in the top 10 rankings on the Nielsen streaming chart. The Mandalorian sat at No 5 with 1.02 billion minutes.

Michael B. Jordan recently shared the DM Jamie Foxx sent him to promote the movie.

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Ginger Gonzaga to Star Opposite Tatiana Maslany in 'She-Hulk' Disney+ Series

Ginger Gonzaga has joined the cast of the upcoming Marvel series She-Hulk!

The 37-year-old actress has singed on to play the best friend of Jennifer Walters aka She-Hulk in the series that will soon be debuting on Disney+, Deadline reports.

As previously reported, Tatiana Maslany will be playing She-Hulk.

If you didn’t know, She-Hulk was the last major Marvel character to be co-created by the legendary Stan Lee and she is the cousin of Bruce Banner (played by Mark Ruffalo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe).

Mark will be reprising his role as The Hulk, while Tim Roth will be reprising his character of The Abomination on She-Hulk.

She-Hulk follows Jennifer Walters (Maslany), an attorney who gets an emergency blood transfusion from her cousin that gives her powers, “but unlike Banner/Hulk, She-Hulk was able to keep her intelligence and personality when she Hulked out.”

Ginger is best known for her roles in TV shows including Mixology, Togetherness, I’m Dying Up Here, Wrecked, Kidding, and Room 104.

READ MORE: Marvel Announced Big News for 23 Upcoming Projects, Including Movies & TV Shows!

Who is the Beekeeper in ‘WandaVision’? Spoilers Ahead!


WandaVision made its’ debut on Disney+ today (January 15) and fans can’t stop talking about the first two episodes.

If you’re unfamiliar, the new Marvel series centers on Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany), who have found themselves in a suburban paradise where they can live a happy married life together, all while keeping their superpowers a secret.

The first two episodes re-introduced Wanda and Vision to audiences, and they also met Teyonah Parris as Geraldine and Kathryn Hahn‘s Agnes.

However, there are also a lot of questions about the show still and fans will get to find out more in the next seven episodes that will drop weekly – including the Beekeeper.

Comic book and massive MCU fans might see a connection already, but who might actually be the beekeeper?

Find out who the beekeeper is on ‘WandaVision’ inside…More Here! »

Ethan Hawke Joins Marvel's 'Moon Knight' Series as Lead Villain

Ethan Hawke is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

The four-time Oscar-nominated actor will be joining the cast of the upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight, according to THR.

While not much is known about Ethan‘s role as of now, he will reportedly be playing the series’ lead villain. There is already speculation that he could be playing a character named Bushman.

Oscar Isaac will be playing the title role and Ramy actress May Calamawy has also landed a part in the series. The show will begin filming in March in Budapest.

WandaVision, which is the first Marvel series for Disney+, just premiered on the streaming service. When that show is finished airing, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will premiere soon after. Other Marvel shows on the horizon include Loki, Hawkeye, and Ms. Marvel.

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Did 'WandaVision' Have a Live Audience? See How They Made It Happen!

While watching the new Marvel series WandaVision on Disney+, you might be wondering if there was actually a live audience or if a laugh track was used.

The new series pays homage to specific eras of television sitcoms with the first episode set in the 1950s and mirroring The Dick Van Dyke Show. The second episode pays homage to Bewitched and takes place in the 1960s.

The third episode will take place in the 1970s and it has been said that future episodes will evoke The Office, Modern Family, and Full House.

A live audience was actually used for the first episode of the series!

“It was insanity,” Elizabeth Olsen told EW about filming with a live audience. “There was something very meta for my own life because I would visit those tapings as a kid, where my sisters were working [on Full House].”

“We were all so high by the end of it, we wanted to keep on running the show,” Paul Bettany added. “Maybe take it out on tour or something. WandaVision on ice.”

A new featurette was released and it shows the audience on set!

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Peyton Elizabeth Lee & Kathleen Rose Perkins to Star in 'Doogie Howser' Reboot on Disney+

The Doogie Howser reboot has found its lead!

Disney+ has announced that Peyton Elizabeth Lee will be starring in the upcoming series Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. – a female-led reboot of the beloved series Doogie Howser, M.D., Deadline confirms.

Kathleen Rose Perkins has also joined the cast, playing the mom to the 16-year-old actress’ character.

Set in modern-day Hawaii, the 10-episode comedy follows Lahela “Doogie” Kameāloha (Lee), a mixed race 16-year-old girl, juggling a budding medical career and life as a teenager. Guiding Lahela (and also complicating things) is her family, including her spit-fire Irish mother (Perkins) who’s also her supervisor at the hospital, and her Hawaiian “Local Boy” father struggling to accept that his daughter is no longer his little girl.

As of right now, the role of Lahela’s father has not been cast.

Neil Patrick Harris starred as the title character in the classic series, which ran for four seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1993.

Peyton is best known for starring in the Disney Channel series Andi Mack, while Kathleen has had roles in Episodes, NCIS: Los Angeles, and Fresh Off the Boat.