Tag Archives: Disney Films

The Stories of Disneyland – What to Watch While You Wait

When you visit Disney Parks, there can be a long wait between the conception of your vacation and the experience. A few old-fashioned movie nights can help pass the time and get everyone excited for your travel plans. We are going to look at the different movies you can watch with your family to prepare […]

Disney Releases New Poster for ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’

Disney released a new poster this morning for this year’s holiday film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The film is inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 story, “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King,” and stars Keira Knightly, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Eugenio Derbez, Mackenzie Foy, and Ellie Bamber. The film, directed by Lasse Hallström, centers […]

‘Maleficent 2’ Casts Harris Dickinson as Prince; ‘Jungle Cruise’ Adds Paul Giamatti

Two upcoming Disney features have just added to their casts, one in the form of a young up-and-comer, the other with a renowned Hollywood veteran. The sequel to Maleficent has recast its prince with Trust star Harris Dickinson, while the attraction-based Jungle Cruise has picked up Paul Giamatti to help fill out its roster. Dickinson’s role was initially portrayed […]

‘The One and Only Ivan’ Begins Production, Adds Helen Mirren and Danny DeVito

Disney’s live-action/CG adaptation of the Newberry Medal-winning children’s novel by Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan, has started production, complete with a full cast and crew. Filming began at Pinewood Studios in London this week, with director Thea Sharrock (Me Before You) at the helm, a script by Mike White, and an all-star cast lending […]

Danny Strong, Thomas Kail, and Ice Cube Attached to Disney’s ‘Oliver Twist’ Project

Charles Dickens’ famous orphan is getting the Disney musical treatment; a modern Oliver Twist project is in the works with some major creative forces already signed on to it. The film, which follows the titular orphan boy through a life of exploitation and crime on the streets of London, will be directed by Thomas Kail. Kail […]

Disneyland History: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Last Live-Action Film Walt Produced

If you walk down Main Street U.S.A. towards Sleeping Beauty Castle, on the left hand side you’ll pass the Fortuosity Shop. It sells primarily timepieces. But where does the name come from? It comes from a song, and you just might be hearing it played on the Main Street music loop as you pass. “Fortuosity” […]

5 Movies to Watch Before Your Next (or First) Trip to Walt Disney World

For many of us, our days are spent looking forward to our next trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” You’ve booked the trip, the countdown has begun…now what?  Life, of course, continues on — sometimes at what feels like a glacial pace — as we get closer and closer to the next piece of magic.  […]

Disney Achieves $5 Billion in Global Box Office for 3rd Consecutive Year

Walt Disney Studios has become the first distributor to bring home $5 billion in worldwide box office earnings for three years in a row, the company said on Thursday. Disney reached the milestone thanks to a push from Thor: Ragnarok, which is expected to be the third Marvel Cinematic Universe movie this year to surpass $800 […]

Should Disney Adapt Their Live Action Films into Animation?

The idea of adapting their beloved animated films into live action dawned on Disney back in 2010. Here we are 7 years later, and they haven’t shown any signs of slowing down, with more than 10 adaptations currently in the works. So, as Disney keeps making these films, most of which have lead to box […]

Here Is the Full Schedule for 13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

Freeform’s annual Halloween movie marathon begins today, and it’s packed with frightful and festive family films to help put you in the spirit of the season. Always a fan favorite, Hocus Pocus will have numerous showings throughout the television event, leading up to an eleven-hour All Hallows’ marathon. It’s time to get comfortable, turn on […]