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Samoan Actor to Lead in Award-Winning Broadway Musical

Disney’s global blockbuster, The Lion King, has tallied an impressive 6.2 billions dollars in gross net worth since its historical 1997 premiere. For any child, watching the Lion King for the first time is easily comparable ...

Maori Actor Cliff Curtis Cast In Lead Role for “The Walking Dead” Spinoff

After months of anticipation, AMC has finally confirmed their lead actor in the upcoming the Walking Dead spin-off series. Playing the role of Sean Cabrera, a divorced teacher, is Maori actor Cliff Curtis. You may be ...

Holiday Movie Favorites Countdown

December is here, and ‘tis the season to be jolly! With Christmas just around the corner, we at TWID want to help you all get into the holiday spirit. I’m sure most of you have been ...

Have You Seen The New Star Wars Trailer Yet?

Star Wars fans can breathe easy now, because the trailer for the new movie Star Wars: the Force Awakens was finally released over Thanksgiving weekend. The trailer and movie have been long awaited since the announcement ...

They’re Baaack! Pitch Perfect 2 Trailer Has Been Released

Alright my fellow aca-people, we have some aca-awesome news! As you may already know, our favorite Barden Bella’s will be returning to the big screen in Pitch Perfect 2 in May 2015. While you patiently wait ...

Jason Momoa Has Been Casted As Aquaman

Jason Momoa will be representing Polynesians as superhero Aquaman, officially confirmed by Warner Bros. In a recent interview, Momoa talked openly at The Walker Stalker Con last month in Atlanta and was quoted saying, “My family ...

Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’ Brings Diversity to the Entertainment World

If you haven’t been to the movies to see Big Hero 6 yet, you need to go immediately. Though the movie’s target audiences are children, I wholeheartedly enjoyed this film as an adult. There are many reasons ...

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Play Villain in ‘Shazam’

‘The Rock’ is probably one of the most successful entertainers in the business right now. From movies to wrestling to writing books, the Rock has done it all. Typically seen as a ‘good guy’ in the ...

Hawaiian Documentary ‘Kumu Hina’ Premieres In Los Angeles Nov. 10

We have yet to see this movie, but the trailer itself moved us to tears. Kumu Hina is a documentary that focuses on a native Hawaiian māhū, or transgender, teacher named Hina Wong-Kalu. In this documentary, ...

Get To Know Disney’s New Polynesian Princess ‘Moana’ and It’s Samoan Animator David Derrick

Move over Anna and Elsa, there is a new Disney heroine coming that the Polynesian community is ecstatic for. Disney has just announced that its next animated feature, Moana, will be released in 2016. Moana will ...