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Disney Shares First Movie Trailer of Upcoming Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Film


Tim Burton’s live-action reimagination of Dumbo is set to hit theatres in March of 2019 and today, the studio has shared the first film trailer which gives us a good idea of how the film will look and feel. The animated classic was originally released in 1941 and is Disney’s shortest animated film at only […]


Production Date Announced for Disney’s Live-Action Sword in the Stone Remake


Whether or not you love Disney’s live-action remakes of their classic animated films, so far, they have been a success at the box office. Back in January, we told you that Disney was in talks with Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to direct The Sword in the Stone remake. Since then, he’s signed on and according to […]


British Comedian Jack Whitehall to Join Dwayne Johnson in ‘The Jungle Cruise’


According to Variety, British comedian and actor Jack Whitehall has been tapped to join Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in Disney’s live-action production of The Jungle Cruise. The reports say that Whitehall is set to play Blunt’s brother in the film which is a key role in the storyline. The movie is based on the […]


The Official Teaser Trailer for ‘Christopher Robin’ Has Just Arrived!


Christoper Robin is reunited with Winnie the Pooh in the very first teaser trailer that was just released! Take a look! “In the heartwarming live action adventure Disney’s “Christopher Robin,” the young boy who embarked on countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with his band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up […]


‘Aladdin’ to Feature Songs by Duo Who Penned Music for ‘The Greatest Showman’ & ‘La La Land’


Benj Pasek and Justin Paul won an Oscar last year for writing La La Land‘s ‘City of Stars,’ and they were nominated for another one in this year’s Academy Awards for their work on The Greatest Showman soundtrack. Even though they went home empty-handed this year after losing to Coco‘s Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Pasek […]


UK Media Criticizes Disney for “Browning Up” Extras in Upcoming Live Action ‘Aladdin’


Over the weekend, several news outlets in the UK reported on the casting for Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Aladdin. “Fury as Disney ‘browns up’ white actors to star in Aladdin despite filming next to one million-strong Asian community,” read a Daily Mail headline. The headline in an article in the Sunday Times that originally broke the […]


Cast Announced for Live-Action Adaptation of ‘Artemis Fowl’


Walt Disney Studios has just announced the initial casting for their upcoming live-action adaptation of Artemis Fowl. The film’s director is Kenneth Branagh who will co-produce along with Judy Hofflund. In his onscreen debut, Ferdia Shaw, chosen from 1,200 candidates, will play the 12-year old Artemis. In the film, Artemis is a “genius who finds himself […]


Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Returns to Two Theatres for a One-Week Special Engagement


With the awards season coming up quickly, Disney is re-releasing the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast beginning December 1 exclusively at the AMC Century City in Los Angeles and AMC Empire 25 in New York. Golden Globe nomination ballots are due back on December 7 and Screen Actors Guild ballots are due on […]


Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ Loses Its Director


Disney’s live-action iteration of the 1940’s film Pinocchio, has been in the works for quite some time already, but the film has just suffered a major setback. Reportedly Sam Mendes will no longer be directing the upcoming feature that was written by Rogue One’s Chris Weitz. As we reported earlier this year, the Oscar-winning director […]


Entire Cast Announced for Jon Favreau’s New Take on Disney’s ‘The Lion King’


The all-star lineup for director Jon Favreau’s new take on Disney’s 1994 classic animated film The Lion King includes stars from the film, TV, theater, and music arenas. Featuring pioneering filmmaking techniques, the film welcomes back to the big screen iconic characters that audiences have long treasured—but in a whole new way. “It is a […]