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Writer-Director Stephen Chbosky Selected for Disney’s Live-Action ‘Prince Charming’


As Disney continues to produce a slew of live-action remakes of their iconic animated films, the studio has turned to writer and director Stephen Chbosky to undertake the reimagining of Prince Charming, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter. The preliminary script has been written by Matt Fogel. According to the Hollywood Reporter, “The story […]


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 […]


Disney’s Streaming Service Will Feature a Live Action Star Wars Series and Other Special Content


Although Disney’s recent Q4 earnings call discussed less-than-desirable performances in many areas, CEO Bob Iger revealed plenty of announcements for exciting developments in the near future that could keep Disney fans optimistic. While outlining the company’s direct-to-consumer focused strategy going forward, Iger gave us some insight into Disney’s upcoming streaming service that should begin in […]


Eva Green in Talks for Female Lead Role in Tim Burton’s Live-Action Adaptation of Dumbo


Back in 2015, we told you Disney had announced that Tim Burton signed on to direct a live-action adaptation of the classic 1941 animated film, Dumbo. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Eva Green, most recently known for her role as Miss Peregrine in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is in early talks with Disney […]


First Look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in “Mary Poppins Returns”


Back in August, we told you that Emily Blunt would star in the upcoming sequel to the treasured Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns. We also know that Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, and Angela Lansbury will star in the film. The Walt Disney Studios has just released this high-resolution photo of Emily Blunt as Mary […]


Emma Watson Discusses her Role as a 21st Century Heroine in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”


In a featurette that was just released, Emma Watson talks about how her role in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast was so special because of how much ‘Belle’ meant to her as a young girl. She explains how Belle was such an important role model and she wanted so badly to do […]


Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Director Reveals First Ever ‘Exclusively Gay Moment’


In an interview with Britain’s Attitude magazine, Bill Condon, the director of Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, revealed that the film will have Disney’s first ever ‘exclusively gay moment.’ Read below to hear what the film’s director had to say. Condon told Attitude magazine that he “portrayed the humble sidekick Le […]


Lindsay Lohan to Appear on The View Feb. 20 After Pitching Herself for “The Little Mermaid” Remake


While nothing has officially been announced by Disney about a live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, Lindsay Lohan made it well-known last night that she REALLY wants to make her dream of playing Ariel a reality. The actress has often said in interviews that playing Ariel is her dream role. In November of 2016, she […]


James Earl Jones and Donald Glover to Star in Live-Action Remake of “The Lion King”


Last September, we told you that Jon Favreau was set to reimagine The Lion King by bringing the 1994 classic animated feature to life in a brand new way. Tonight, Favreau made two casting announcements for The Lion King from his Twitter account and we’re excited to share them with you! Looking forward to working […]


Take A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’


In a behind-the-scenes video that was just released, Disney gives us a look at how they took the animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, “out of the realm of ink and paint and into the real world.” Emma Watson who was cast as Belle and the Director of the upcoming, live-action Beauty and the Beast, Bill […]