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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
Behind the lens: How visual effects bring cinematic fantasy to life
ABC News' Lesley Messer speaks to Adam Valdez, a visual effects supervisor nominated for an Oscar for his work in The Jungle Book.
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.
'Game of Thrones' Returns, Expected to Shock Fans Again
Time for "Pop news." She wants us to call her mother dragon. She's more like second cousin once removed with dragons. Today is a very special day for myself and "Game of thrones" fans across the world. The much anticipated start of season five. There will be lots of surprises along the way. The
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias, Skrillex, George Michael and More
It's a really mixed bag this week, with new releases from Foster The People, Enrique Iglesias and Skrillex, along with a new live album from George Michael, the latest from actress Taylor Momsen's band The Pretty Reckless, retro indie rockers The War On Drugs and the Black Lips and finally we will
It's Presidents' Day; Are John Mayer and Katy Perry Engaged?
quicklist: 1 title: It's Presidents' Day text: There's a reason the bank is closed, your kid is at home, and the mail hasn't arrived It's Presidents' Day. Many states used to celebrate both George Washington's birthday, Feb. 22, and Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Feb. 12. A 1968 Federal law made the
John Paul Henson Dies at age 48
Sudden loss of the man who kept the Muppets alive carrying on the creation of his father Jim Henson John Paul Henson died of a heart attack this weekend in New York was just 48. It might be followed in his father's footsteps becoming the puppeteer helping to keep those months the powerball jackpot
Throwback Thursday: What's Your Favorite Muppet Moment?
With the Muppets' new home at the Smithsonian, a look back at the characters of "The Muppet Show."
Miss Piggy to Reunite With Kermit
The Jim Henson family celebrates his birthday by donating 20 Muppets to the Smithsonian.