#D23Expo reveals Tim Burton teaser of production for upcoming live-action DUMBO reboot
Jul19

#D23Expo reveals Tim Burton teaser of production for upcoming live-action DUMBO reboot

This past weekend at the D23 Expo 2017, Disney confirmed a bunch of details about their upcoming live-action film slate and one of those announcements was that production is finally underway on the live-action reboot of DUMBO. The project is under the helm of Tim Burton which should give quite the interesting twist to the world we know from the 1941 animated classic. Although Burton couldn’t be on hand at the event, he did send...

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Live-action THE LION KING gives #D23Expo guests all the feels during presentation
Jul19

Live-action THE LION KING gives #D23Expo guests all the feels during presentation

Probably one of the most breathtaking moments of the Live Action presentation was Jon Favreau’s new live-action take on Disney’s 1994 classic animated film “The Lion King.” Alan Horn surprised attendees with a sneak peek of The Circle Life. It left us wanting more and definitely with every single one of the feels. The technology team behind the movie are introducing all-new film-making techniques that promise striking visuals never...

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Live-action ‘Pooh’ movie to center around Christopher Robin, Ewan McGreggor to star
May11

Live-action ‘Pooh’ movie to center around Christopher Robin, Ewan McGreggor to star

So we already knew that the upcoming live-action Winnie the Pooh flick is going to be a retrospective approach from the perspective of an adult Christopher Robin looking back on his youth. But now, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, we know that none other than Ewan McGreggor is reportedly set to star as the boy who once led the crew of the Hundred Acre Wood. Disney is in the middle of a seemingly lucrative era of taking classic...

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Disney confirms future feature release dates
Nov15

Disney confirms future feature release dates

There’s a lot going on at the House of Mouse and its various powerhouse film counterparts at Pixar, Marvel, and Lucas. Disney has confirmed even more release dates for upcoming films. It’s quite the assortment of upcoming features, which are you most excited about? 2017 Beauty and the Beast (Live Action) (3D): 3/17 Born In China: 4/21 Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (3D): 5/5 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales...

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Live-action ALADDIN to be directed by Guy Ritchie
Oct10

Live-action ALADDIN to be directed by Guy Ritchie

According to Variety, a live-action adaptation of Disney’s ALADDIN is in the works for the house of Mouse with Guy Ritchie directing and John August on board writing the script. The news comes after Disney quietly canceled their plans last year for a live-action standalone film about the Genie following rumors about rights complications with the character and the estate of the late Robin Williams. Two additional...

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Live-action MULAN confirmed for November 2018 release
Oct10

Live-action MULAN confirmed for November 2018 release

According to Variety, the long-anticipated live-action retelling of MULAN has a firm heading and is moving towards an official release on November 2, 2018. Although no director has officially been announced, the project boasts writers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver who are reworking the original script by Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin. Two additional live-action re-imaginings by Disney opened in theaters this year including ALICE...

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Sacre-Blu! BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Signature Collection Edition offers new looks into Disney classic
Sep30

Sacre-Blu! BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Signature Collection Edition offers new looks into Disney classic

After so many re-issues you start to wonder what else Disney could possibly trot out for their films but it turns out a seemingly endless amount of extras are available to behold with the new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST the Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition. This commemorative “25th Anniversary Edition” features a host of new bonus material covering a range of topics and also boasts the impressive assortment of extras from...

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THE LION KING is going to be re-made as live-action feature
Sep29

THE LION KING is going to be re-made as live-action feature

In a not-so-cryptic tweet posted yesterday on Twitter, director Jon Favreau confirmed that he would be working on a now-confirmed live-action reboot of the animated classic THE LION KING. Earlier this year, under Favreau’s direction, the live action re-imagining of THE JUNGLE BOOK earned the House of Mouse nearly $1 billion at the global box office. Will lightning strike on the savanna once more? Two additional...

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH live-action reboot could be directed by Sam Mendes
Aug31

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH live-action reboot could be directed by Sam Mendes

According to Variety, Disney is in what could be promising talks with Sam Mendes to helm an upcoming live-action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. Writer Nick Hornby is also reportedly in talks to be involved in the project. The original story is based on the classic Roald Dahl book marking yet another foray for Disney not only into the peachy project but also into the works of Dahl. This year Disney marked the 100th anniversary of Roald...

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LITTLE MERMAID REBOOT: Are you ready to go under the sea with Lin-Manuel?
Aug22

LITTLE MERMAID REBOOT: Are you ready to go under the sea with Lin-Manuel?

In the anything-goes Disney world of rebooting animated films as live-action flicks, it seems THE LITTLE MERMAID is the latest to be rumored in production according to Deadline. Not to be confused with Universal’s version starring Chloe Grace Moretz, this one from Disney will be a reboot of their classic animated tail–er tale. What might get fans’ heads out of the clouds and under the water for this new Disney...

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