Tag Archives: Disney Films

‘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 […]


‘Flight of the Navigator’ Added to the List of Disney Reboots


It is an unavoidable fact of modern American cinema that every few weeks will see the announcement of a reboot, remake, or reimagining, and Disney is certainly doing their fair share. We can look forward to a deluge of animated classic remakes in the coming years (The Lion King, Aladdin, Dumbo, and so many more), and Disney […]


‘Hocus Pocus’ Is Getting a Disney Channel TV Movie Remake


The Sanderson Sisters are getting a makeover. The cult hit Hocus Pocus is getting reimagined for the small screen, as a remake project is currently in the works for the Disney Channel. The story follows three children in Salem, Massachusetts as they run afoul of a trio of witches that they accidentally resurrect from beyond […]