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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 […]


Alyson Hannigan Among Others Cast in Live-Action ‘Kim Possible’


Last month The DIS reported that newcomer Sadie Stanley was cast to play Kim Possible, alongside Sean Giabrone as Ron Stoppable in upcoming live-action Kim Possible movie.  The upcoming film is based on the animated series of the same name, which aired on the Disney Channel from 2002 to 2007. New additions to the cast […]


Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Casts Utkarsh Ambudkar and Ron Yuan


According to the Hollywood Reporter, actors Utkarsh Ambudkar and Ron Yuan, will join the cast of Disney’s upcoming live-action Mulan. The film’s premiere is scheduled to be on March 27, 2020. Utkarsh Ambudkar is best known for his role in 2012’s Pitch Perfect, and for his periodic role on The Mindy Project. Joining Ambudkar is […]


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 […]


Disney Channel Begins Development on Live-Action ‘Kim Possible’ Film


The Disney Channel has announced that they are in the development stages of a live-action movie version of the popular Kim Possible cartoon series and casting is already underway. If you haven’t heard of the series, it follows the story of your typical high school teenage girl who protects the world from evil villains along with […]


Disney in Talks with ’28 Weeks Later’ Director for ‘The Sword in the Stone’ Remake


Disney’s quest to develop a live-action re-imagining of their animated classic about a young King Arthur just passed a milestone. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is currently in talks with Walt Disney Pictures to sit in the director’s chair, or throne as the case may be, for the upcoming project. The […]


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 […]


Chinese Actress Liu Yifei Cast as Lead in Live Action ‘Mulan’


It may have been a long and arduous process, but Disney has finally cast the titular character for their upcoming live action remake of Mulan. Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu) will be portraying Mulan, the film’s protagonist who dons armor and pretends to be a man to take her father’s place and fight the […]