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The New Mary Poppins May Have A Front Runner For The Lead
It was only a couple of days ago that news broke that Disney had brought in most of the production team behind Into The Woods to begin to put together a new Mary Poppins. Now it looks like they already have an eye on their lead.
Disney Dirk Libbey 2015-09-17
Star Wars Saga About To Open Itself Up To A Massive Global Audience
Star Wars may very well be the most popular movie franchise in the world, but for its global domination, there has been one market where it has been unavailable to fans, at least until now.
Disney Brent McKnight 2015-09-15
Disney's Live Action Jungle Book Trailer Looks Epic And Adventurous
The first look at Disney's upcoming live action version of The Jungle Book has arrived, and if this is any indication, we're in for an epic, sweeping adventure.
Disney Brent McKnight 2015-09-15
Mary Poppins Is Getting Another Movie, Here's What It'll Be About
A few years ago somebody over there got the bright idea that they could double down on our love of their original animated features by making them all over again as live action films. Apparently they’ve run through all their animated movies.
Disney Dirk Libbey 2015-09-14
Disney's Live-Action Jungle Book Drops Its First Footage, And It Is Stunning
When Disney dropped our first good look at what’s to come in Jon Favreau’s live-action Jungle Book at the D23 Expo, we were left with our jaws dropped. Well now, they’ve given us even more to get excited about, as they just shared the first footage into the stunning jungle setting of the upcoming feature.
Disney Catarina Cowden 2015-09-12
Why Disney Executives Apparently Think Avengers 2 Was A Failure
By just about any standard you use to measure such things, Avengers: Age of Ultron was a success. However, at least some executives at Disney think the film was a failure.
Disney Brent McKnight 2015-09-04
The Rock Reveals A Key Detail About Disney's Jungle Cruise Movie
Many of the attractions at Disney theme parks are designed to transport riders to another time and place, and when Dwayne Johnson adapts Jungle Cruise into a movie, it's going to do the same thing.
Disney Brent McKnight 2015-09-03
Disney May Finally Adapt Artemis Fowl With A High Profile Director
After 14 years stuck in development hell, Artemis Fowl is set to finally make the jump from the page to the big screen, and it looks as though Kenneth Branagh is going to be the man to accomplish this feat.
Disney Gregory Wakeman 2015-09-02
Steven Spielberg Made A Ton Of Money From Jurassic World
At this point Jurassic World has made so much money that Steven Spielberg must be smiling. Find out what this may mean for the future of his career.
Disney Mike Reyes 2015-09-02
Explosive Lawsuit Accuses Disney, DreamWorks And More Of Shady Business
There’s a natural friction between employers and employees when it comes to wages. Most companies want to pay less. Most people want to make more. It’s a healthy tension that works to slowly push wages up, at least if the better employees have the option of moving to rival companies.
Disney Mack Rawden 2015-08-22
Two Studios Totally Dominated The Summer Box Office
Disney and Universal have completely pummeled their rivals at the box office this year. And, as most of their successes were part of franchise, it's only going to get worse for the opposition.
Disney Gregory Wakeman 2015-08-21
The Rock Is Making A Movie Based On A Beloved Disney Ride
The Walt Disney Company has a history of turning their most popular theme park attractions into movies, and it seems as though they are ready to add another chapter to that book. This is because they are actively developing a film based around the Jungle Cruise ride, and it's a project that has Dwayne Johnson interested in starring.
Disney Eric Eisenberg 2015-08-20
Alice Through The Looking Glass Reveals Plot Description And New Characters
It’s been more than five years since Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland took the global box office by storm, ultimately ranking as one of the few movies to make more than a billion dollars worldwide. Now Alice Through The Looking Glass is coming out next year, but only now do we know what the film is going to actually be about.
Disney Eric Eisenberg 2015-08-17
Pixar's Dia De Los Muertos Movie Reveals Title And Plot Details
For those of us who grew up with Pixar, we attribute many of the early lessons we learned about life – be it friendship, love, or family – to the morals imbued in their animated features. New details have emerged about Pixar’s new movie, and they seem primed to continue that tradition.
Disney Conner Schwerdtfeger 2015-08-16
Zootopia's Hilarious D23 Footage Reveals An Intriguing Mystery And An Amazing Con
With Pixar releasing two movies in 2015, Walt Disney Animation Studios is taking the year off from the big screen… but they will quickly be back in action in early 2016. This is when the brand new feature Zootopia is set to come out around the world, and from the look of the footage we saw this past Friday, it’s a movie for which we should all be very excited.
Disney Eric Eisenberg 2015-08-16
Jar Jar Binks Was Inspired By This Classic Disney Character
Most people will agree that the Star Wars prequels have their fair share of flaws. Despite the mixed reaction to the more recent trilogy, Star Wars creator George Lucas has opened up about his inspiration – as well as love – for one of the series more hated elements: Jar Jar Binks.
Disney Conner Schwerdtfeger 2015-08-16
Disney's Live-Action Jungle Book Looks Beautiful And Fun
Earlier today, we showcased the first ever poster for Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book, which gave us a close-up look at the brand new live-action versions of some truly legendary literary characters. That, however, is not the full extent of the preview that we received this morning, as Disney showed off an entire sizzle reel from the 2016 blockbuster.
Disney Eric Eisenberg 2015-08-15
 New Jungle Book Image Gives Us A Closer Look At Mowgli And Bagheera
It’s been a long while since we’ve heard anything on the front of Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action Jungle Book. But today at Disney’s Live-Action panel at D23 Expo, the studio revealed a better look at the upcoming feature, including the story’s two protagonists and unlikely friends, Mowgli and Bagheera the panther.
Disney Catarina Cowden 2015-08-15
Marvel Keeps Its Biggest Captain America: Civil War Secret Under Wraps
Disney held its massive D23 convention in Southern California this weekend, and part of that celebration was a sprawling panel covering all of the live-action films that the studio will be bringing to theaters in the coming months. Part of the fun of covering these panels – both on the ground (as our own Eric Eisenberg is doing) and from afar – is guessing what might pop up in footage presentations.
Disney Sean O'Connell 2015-08-15
Toy Story 4 Will Have Woody And Buzz Searching For An Old Friend
Some interesting details are finally emerging about the anticipated Toy Story followup. After learning that Toy Story 4 would involve a love story between the beloved cowboy toy Woody, it now sounds as though an adventure is in story for Woody and his trusted space ranger pal.
Disney Kelly West 2015-08-15
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