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'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' trailer: Penny and Sherman head to Ancient Egypt

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Sherman and Penny get into some trouble with Mr. Peabody’s time machine in the latest trailer released for 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks’ upcoming CGI family adventure film, Mr. Peabody and Sherman.

Watch the latest trailer for the film below:
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Tyler Perry's 'The Single Moms Club' poster: See it here! EXCLUSIVE

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Raising kids is tough enough — but it’s even tougher when you’re raising them alone. Tyler Perry’s latest film, The Single Moms Club, revolves around this struggle, and how five single moms band together to lean on and learn from each other.

Above is the just-released poster for the film, starring Nia Long, Amy Smart, Terry Crews, and Tyler Perry. The movie hits theaters March 14.

Jessica Chastain channels Merida from Disney's 'Brave' -- PHOTO

Taylor Swift got to show off her blond locks as Rapunzel, and now Jessica Chastain gets to prove that redheads can have just as much fun.

Chastain is the latest star to pose for photographer Annie Leibovitz in her growing Disney Dream Portrait series as part of the Disney Parks advertising campaign. In addition to Swift, the campaign has featured Queen Latifah as Ursula from The Little Mermaid, Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen and Alec Baldwin as the Magic Mirror from Snow White, and Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz as the Beast and Belle from Beauty and the Beast, to name a few.

Chastain appears with bow and arrow on a horse as Scottish princess Merida from the 2012 Oscar-winning animated film Brave. The two-time Oscar-nominee spoke to Entertainment Tonight at the photo shoot. “I definitely see her as a modern princess. She’s headstrong, she’s funny, she has great passions,” Chastain said. “She’s a good role model for little girls.”

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An attempt at translating this adorable kid's cover of 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' -- VIDEO

Watch out, Idina Menzel: Four-year-old aspiring Disney princess Ella has your number.

Well, sort of. Ella’s interpretation of Frozen‘s most memorable song is high on cuteness… and low on intelligible words. But who needs diction when you’ve got passion?

Check out Ella’s “Let It Go” cover below — and look under that to find our best attempt at deciphering what, exactly, she’s trying to say. (For reference, the song’s actual lyrics can be found here.)

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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' trailer: Vikings, dragons, and one mother of a secret -- VIDEO

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Hello again, Hiccup and Toothless!

How to Train Your Dragon 2 begins five years after that dynamic duo first formed a bond that would change the island of Berk forever. (As Hiccup explains in the movie’s new trailer, “Dragons used to be a bit of a problem. But now they’ve all moved in.”) Before, Hiccup and his Viking buddies were limited to exploring land and sea; now they’ve gained access to the air as well, which means the sequel gets to feature even more beautifully animated soaring and swooping than the original.

It also means the introduction of new lands and characters — like Valka, a mysterious dragon rescuer voiced by Cate Blanchett who doubles as a figure from Hiccup’s past. (Who is she? Yeah, the trailer totally spoils the answer.)

Want more flight, fireballs, and touching acts of friendship? Simply feast your eyes on the preview below.

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Disney Channel plans original movie 'Descendants,' featuring teenage kids of classic villains

The newest Disney Channel Original Movie is asking you to think things you never thought about your favorite Disney characters.

The network has announced that casting is now under way for a contemporary live-action adventure-comedy called Descendants that explores the teenage lives of the children of some of Disney’s greatest villain characters.

Here’s the scoop: Beast and Belle rule over an idyllic kingdom with their kind teenage son, who looks to be taking the throne, but his first proclamation involves a shot at redemption for the misbehaving kids of Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen from Snow White, and Jafar (named Carlos, Mal, Evvie, and Jay, respectively).

The teens attend the kingdom’s hottest prep school alongside other famous offspring, including the children of the Fairy Godmother, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Mulan. The villainous teens face a dilemma of nature vs. nurture, and whether they’ll follow in their parents’ footsteps or embrace their own inner hero.
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Gordon Ramsay takes on The Muppets in epic food truck battle -- VIDEO

Here’s a lesson to kids (and parents) everywhere; don’t take Gordon Ramsay’s parking spot.

In an all-new Muppisode promoting the upcoming sequel Muppets Most Wanted, Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the gang are out enjoying different food truck options. The Swedish Chef gets his felt hand in on the action. Only problem is, when Ramsay arrives, he’s in his spot! What’s the only way to solve a problem like this?

FOOD FIGHT!

Well, sort of. Watch the epic food truck battle below:
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'Matilda' star Mara Wilson talks on-set pranks and Internet celebrity; plus, see an exclusive Blu-ray reunion clip

According to the author of Mara Wilson Writes Stuff, this is the one question she’s asked most frequently: “Are you Matilda?” The answer: “No, but I played her in a movie.”

That movie, of course, is the 1996 kid cinema classic Matilda, which stars Wilson as a neglected child genius who channels her intellectual frustration into telekinesis. But while Matilda Wormwood will always be a six-year-old prodigy — not only in the film, but also in Roald Dahl’s original novel and a smash hit Tony-winning musical — Wilson herself is all grown up.

The onetime child star quit acting in her early teens — “I like to think of it as a mutual break-up: Hollywood didn’t really want me anymore, and I was over it, too,” she explains on her site — and chose instead to live a relatively normal life, attending a regular high school followed by New York University. She currently lives in New York City, where she juggles a day job at a nonprofit with various writing and storytelling gigs — as well as a very popular Twitter account. (Her profile got a major boost last May, when Wilson weighed in on Amanda Bynes’s struggles with an article explaining why child stars tend to go nuts.)

In honor of Matilda‘s new Blu-ray release, Wilson called up EW to chat about the making of the movie, her weird connection to Blake Lively, and awkward encounters with other child stars — as well as what she’s working on now. (Hint: Think memoir.)
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Disney's 'Frozen': Composers talk unexpected influences (Gaga!) and accidentally aping 'Arrested Development'

Disney’s newest feature, Frozen, is many things: a loose adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen, a moving tale of sisterly love, an action-packed comedy that shares more than a bit of DNA with Disney’s own Tangled. (One example: In that film, the male hero’s best buddy is a dog-like horse named Maximus. In this film, the male hero’s best buddy is a dog-like reindeer named Sven.)

Frozen also happens to be an old-fashioned animated musical, featuring eight catchy songs by the husband-and-wife team of Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. The pair has worked with Disney once before, writing tunes for 2011’s Winnie the Pooh – though Lopez is best known as the Tony-winning co-writer of edgy Broadway hits Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon. (Talk about range!) READ FULL STORY

Hulk gets a leg up on Iron Man in new animated movie -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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In the blockbuster movie The Avengers, Tony Stark cultivates a friendly relationship with Dr. Bruce Banner, all the time preparing to wield the Hulk as a secret weapon against the aliens. In the new animated feature Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, Hulk gets to return the favor — quite literally.

In the new adventure, which arrives on Blu-ray on Dec. 3, the two Avengers reunite to fight an energy devouring monster called Zzzax. Alone against an army of electricity-shooting robots, the heroes are doomed. But when they reluctantly team up, they’ve got a chance — even as Hulk gives Iron Man a little bit of the Loki-treatment. At the end of the exclusive clip below, you almost expect to hear the green giant say dismissively, “Puny billionaire.” READ FULL STORY

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