TV & Movies
LIVIA GAMBLE The entire Jolie-Pitt clan are hitting the big screen each with a part to play in the upcoming movie, Cleopatra.
Springfield will have one less citizen when The Simpsons kicks off again for season 26.
When Jem fans hit the theater for the upcoming live-action film starring Audrey Peeples, they should prepare their ears for a taste of something unfamiliar.
Josh Dickey The Walt Disney Studios went way beyond the bare necessities to find Mowgli for its upcoming feature The Jungle Book. After a global search, Disney finally landed on 10-year-old newcomer Neel Sethi from New York.
Comic book superhero character Thor will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics says, while one of the biggest characters in the Archie Comics is set to die.
LIVIA GAMBLE After decades of lying dormant, Sailor Moon has returned to the airwaves.
Brian Anthony Hernandez "Where are we going?" asks Doctor Who companion Clara Oswald midway through the thrilling new trailer for the eighth season in the revived sci-fi series.
Filmed over 12 consecutive years, 'Boyhood' centers on Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who's 6 when the story opens and 18 when it ends.
Harry Potter has returned, in a short story posted online by J.K. Rowling.
Twelve-year-old Romy started bawling after her rendition of Adele's song Turning Tables failed to get a mentor to spin their chair during the blind auditions on Sunday night.
Sandra Gonzalez A Greek alum and a newcomer will bring two popular Frozen characters to life on the upcoming season of Once Upon a Time.
LIVIA GAMBLE Studio Ghibli has announced its latest feature film, 'When Marnie Was There'.
RACHEL CLUN There’s a 22-year-old on Youtube who has a love for ruining Disney Princesses' happily ever afters, and it’s amazing.
The first teaser trailer for the next Hunger Games installment has arrived and it will make you hate President Snow even more than you already do.
Andrea Romano A, B, C — 1D. Well, that's not quite how the song goes, but Bert is here to show One Direction how it's done.
ANDREW P STREET One hundred kids were called for the blind auditions of the Voice Kids 2014 but only a handful will make it through.
RACHEL CLUN A new live-action Paddington Bear film is set to hit cinema screens around Christmas time this year – but the bear is currently without a voice.
If you're a child of the '80s rejoice - Danger Mouse and Penfold are being recommissioned for a new series of espionage and intrigue.
LIVIA GAMBLE There’s no rest for Disney, after the success of 'Maleficent' at the box office, the studio is back to work with their next live-action film, 'Beauty and the Beast'.
CRAIG MATHIESON An enchanting ride continues the story. This sequel has some lovely 3D-enhanced dragon-riding scenes before exploring a story focused on family and responsibility.
LIVIA GAMBLE The fashion icon is teaming up with Jim Parsons (Big Bang Thoery) to save an alien race in the next DreamWorks Animation movie, 'Home'.
Internet pranksters have turned the first image from the coming Paddington Bear movie into a mock-horror meme.
KATIE CARLIN Fans of Coraline and ParaNorman will be thrilled to learn that the creators have released a new trailer for their highly anticipated third stop-motion feature length film, The Boxtrolls.
LIVIA GAMBLE Disney Junior is in the process of creating a new animated series based on the 1994 animated film 'The Lion King'.
If you can’t get the theme song from Disney’s Frozen out of your head, do what these mums have done and create your own ‘Let It Go’ parody.
BEN WESTCOTT When this five-year-old girl heard that Peppa Pig might get the axe, she took matters into her own hands with a letter.
LIVIA GAMBLE A Victorian toy store has been raided twice in one week with the thieves stealing about $15,000 worth of Lego.
Brian Koerber Grab a TV dinner and the remote, it's time to revisit your childhood.
PHILIPPA HAWKER The long awaited release of Disney's Maleficent, with Angelina Jolie in the title role has arrived but does it live up to the hype?
Peppa Pig's head is off the chopping block, according to communications minister Malcolm Turnbull.
LIVIA GAMBLE The musical composer of the first Wreck-it Ralph film let it slip that a sequel may be in the works for the popular movie - find out what he gave away here.
The mystery behind Pixar’s secret A113 code is no longer a mystery.
Anthony Hernandez In Disney's first full trailer for Big Hero 6, teen prodigy Hiro Hamada turns his synthetic buddy Baymax — who looks like a much fatter, taller Pillsbury Doughboy — into a battle-ready robot. The movie is inspired by Marvel's comic book series of the same name.
LIVIA GAMBLE Chuck's Zachary Levi and Bert from Sesame Street are encouraging kids to step out from behind their devices and explore their local parks.
How to Train Your Dragon writer and director Dean DeBlois reveals Gobbler the Belch is gay.
RACHEL CLUN The teaser trailer for the latest retelling of the classic Cinderella story, starring Cate Blanchett and Lily James, is here and to celebrate we take a look back past memorable adaptions.
Brian Anthony Hernandez The released date for the "Harry Potter" spinoff trilogy has been announced.
KATIE CARLIN Two teenage rappers have moved 'Britain’s Got Talent' audience to tears with a rap song about how they struggled to overcome bullying.
LIVIA GAMBLE Disney’s Frozen is an uplifting family movie with a powerful message that connected with kids and adults around the globe, but what if Frozen was a horror movie instead?
Josh Dickey Peabody and Sherman, the Pink Panther and now The Flintstones — at this rate, can film adaptations of Magilla Gorilla and Secret Squirrel be far behind?
KATIE CARLIN The cartoon stars of 'Adventure Time' push SpongeBob out of first place in Aussie kids’ hearts, with survey revealing Finn and Jake are the favourite cartoon characters among children aged six to 13.
Rosa Prince A preacher's son who was close to death from a burst appendix recovered to surprise his parents with tales of the delights of heaven.
LIVIA GAMBLE Sony and Mattel have teamed up to take Barbie from the toy-box to the big screen, announcing they will begin production for a Barbie action movie before the end of the year.
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will take on the Roald Dahl classic tale.
Dave O'Neil Can you believe some of us grew up in an age when movies were just that - movies? No tie-in, no Hungry Jack's offers or spin-off TV show?
LIVIA GAMBLE Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus have been reunited for the sequel to Mrs Doubtfire - but not everyone is happy about the idea.
Cal Wilson With the confluence of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and school holidays, this week it was time to see some kids' shows.
Flying in the coat-tails of a more sombre look at what the sequel will be like, the second trailer is what you would expect for the"Planes" sequel.
Neha Prakash Pixar films may be most loved for sweet stories of friendship and lovable characters, but it's the Easter eggs that make each movie like an animated treasure hunt.
LIVIA GAMBLE Angelina Jordan Astar’s mature voice and soulful song selections continue to stun judges and audiences around the world, and she’s only eight.
Rob Lowing Now these are what we call movie-friendly school holidays - there is something to entertain for all ages.
Children of the '80s, have we got the news for you: The Goonies director Richard Donner confirmed the film is getting a sequel.
KATIE CARLIN Brooklyn Beckham has made his modelling debut at the age of 15, covering Man About Town magazine.
Three Harry Potter spin-off movies based on the magical beasts from the books are being penned by JK Rowling.
Sarah Thomas Get your first look at the $125 million Michael Bay reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the trailer revealing what the half-shell heroes look like after their CGI makeover.
Performed by Jessica Mauboy, ‘Five Kangaroos’ is the first song written by an Australian to feature on 'Sesame Street'.
LIVIA GAMBLE Kids aren't the only one's going nuts for Disney's 'Frozen'. Instead, the latest Youtube videos going viral are of adults singing songs from the chart topping soundtrack.
LIVIA GAMBLE CEO Bob Iger revealed they are in the process of writing the script for 'The Incredibles 2'.
LIVIA GAMBLE Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the whole 'Peanuts' gang will be hitting the big screen in 3D next year.
KATIE CARLIN 'The Little Mermaid' is set to be made into a live-action movie and indie darling Sofia Coppola from 'Marie Antoinette' fame is in “negotiations” to direct the film.