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The Note: Trump’s ‘covfefe’ heard around the world
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Press secretary Sean Spicer returned to the podium Tuesday and would not answer questions about Jared Kushner’s attempt to set up back channel with Russia, saying “that is not a confirmed action.” Trump is poised to drop out of the Paris climate agreement , according to
Beyonce may be voice in live-action 'Lion King' movie
ABC News' Diane Macedo reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
How special effects for 'The Jungle Book' and 'Doctor Strange' were made
During movie awards season, a lot of attention is given to the Oscar-nominated actors and directors. But what about the nominees whose job responsibilities aren't quite so obvious to the average moviegoer? For a new series called "Behind the Lens," ABC News got to know the people who were
Carrie Fisher Dies: Co-Stars, Celebs React to the Actress's Death at 60
After confirmation Tuesday that iconic actress Carrie Fisher died, her former co-stars and other Hollywood heavyweights began expressing their sadness and condolences. Family representative Simon Halls said Tuesday, "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother,
'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Set to Helm Another Live-Action Re-Imagining: 'The Lion King'
In continuing with what the company hopes will be a successful live-action "re-imagining" of its properties a la "Maleficent," "Cinderella," and "The Jungle Book," Disney announced its plans for a new version of its animated classic " The Lion King ." The project has been put in the hands of
Idris Elba Talks Fear of Burning Out: 'It's Unhealthy To Have That Much Going On'
Idris Elba 's hard work is paying off. In fact, his ability to switch from the small screen to the big screen is what put his name in the history books -- he became the first male actor to take home two Screen Actors Guild Awards in one night back in January. Still, the British actor fears he may
Best and Worst Movies of 2016 So Far
Falling behind on your movie viewing? Now is the time to catch up! Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year? And you’ve probably missed out on a few great gems. But don’t fret, film critic Peter Travers has put together his list of the Best and Worst Movies of 2016 "so far." It’s your
Director Jon Favreau Reveals the Secrets Behind the Making of ‘The Jungle Book’
A breathtaking jungle! Talking animals! Even a jaw-dropping gigantopithecus! Ever wonder how the magic of movies like “The Jungle Book” all comes together? Director Jon Favreau told ABC News it’s a fun but challenging process. "Most of our sets were about the size of what we're sitting in now with
Director Jon Favreau Reveals the Secrets Behind the Making of 'The Jungle Book'
Favreau appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" and shares how he chose the lone actor in the film and the tricks he used to make the jungle and the animals seem so real.
Jon Favreau Sings a Charming Rendition of 'The Bare Necessities'
Favreau appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" and reveals secrets behind the making of the Disney classic "The Jungle Book."