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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Reprise Role as Maui in Live-Action ‘Moana’

In case you missed it, during the Monday 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Disney announced that they’re working on a live-action reimagining of Moana. As I listened to the call, I really thought a sequel would be announced to continue Moana’s story after Te Fiti was brought back to happier times. I am a little Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to Reprise Role as Maui in Live-Action ‘Moana’



Watch the Cast of ‘The Little Mermaid’ React to the Trailer

The Little Mermaid Cast Reacts to Trailer

I might be biased because I absolutely love both Melissa McCarthy and Awkwafina, but I absolutely loved watching this short video that the Walt Disney Studios released of the cast reacting to seeing The Little Mermaid film trailer for the very first time. In all the controversy over the casting, it’s easy to forget about Watch the Cast of ‘The Little Mermaid’ React to the Trailer



Teaser Trailer & New Poster for Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Have Arrived

The Walt Disney Studios released the new teaser trailer and poster for the “comically creepy adventure” Haunted Mansion, which will materialize in theaters on July 28, 2023. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Justin Simien, the film features an all-star ensemble cast including LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon and Teaser Trailer & New Poster for Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Have Arrived





Marvel Studios Releases ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ New Trailer

Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier debuted a brand new trailer, stepping up the excitement for this Friday’s debut of the new original series on Disney+. All eyes are on the shield, as Sam Wilson aka The Falcon, and Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier decide to team up—or rather, work together—when a Marvel Studios Releases ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ New Trailer



Disney Removes Live-Action Mulan from Calendar, Delays Avatar and Star Wars Films

The Walt Disney Studios has made some major changes to their theatrical release calendar as the coronavirus pandemic keeps most theaters closed around the country. The live-action version of Mulan, which was their next release, is no longer on the calendar, while the sequels to Avatar and several upcoming Star Wars film have been delayed Disney Removes Live-Action Mulan from Calendar, Delays Avatar and Star Wars Films



Walt Disney Studios Once Again Delays Release of Live-Action ‘Mulan’

After already being delayed once, Walt Disney Studios has again moved the release date for the live-action version of Mulan. The film is now set to hit theaters August 21st. Studios’ co-chairmen Alan Horn and Alan Bergen said of the announcement: While the pandemic has changed our release plans for ‘Mulan’ and we will continue Walt Disney Studios Once Again Delays Release of Live-Action ‘Mulan’



Employees at The Walt Disney Studios Being Affected by Furlough

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that some employees at The Walt Disney Studios are also being impacted by the furlough that was announced last week. While Disney didn’t comment, the marketing and distribution departments seem to have the largest numbers of employees affected. While Disney recently shuffled its film release calendar, Soul still remains on Employees at The Walt Disney Studios Being Affected by Furlough



Disney Shuffles Their Theatrical Release Calendar For Disney Studios, Pixar, Marvel, and Fox

UPDATE 04/16/20: Disney announced that Artemis Fowl will be available for streaming on Disney+ beginning June 12th. The fantastical epic adventure stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Tamara Smart, Nonso Anozie, Josh McGuire, Nikesh Patel, Adrian Scarborough, Colin Farrell, and Judi Dench. Director Kenneth Branagh said of the announcement: “Artemis Fowl is a true Disney Shuffles Their Theatrical Release Calendar For Disney Studios, Pixar, Marvel, and Fox



The Walt Disney Company 1st Quarter Earnings Show Fiscal 2020 is Off to a Good Start

Tuesday afternoon, The Walt Disney Company released their earnings report for the 1st fiscal quarter of 2020 (ending December 28, 2019), showing revenue up 36% and income up 9% over last year for the quarter. Diluted earnings per share, however, decreased 37%. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said in a written statement, “We The Walt Disney Company 1st Quarter Earnings Show Fiscal 2020 is Off to a Good Start