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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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST teaser poster is an icy magnificent wonder
Jul11

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST teaser poster is an icy magnificent wonder

By now you’ve probably seen it but Disney recently shared the absolutely stunning new teaser poster for the upcoming live-action reboot of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Featuring the beautiful enchanted red rose encased in its glass dome, the image as a stunning icy wonder. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a...

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REVIEW: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS an expectation shattering event
May24

REVIEW: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS an expectation shattering event

It all started with a mouse, but when it comes to Disney’s never-ending slate of live action remakes mining its own animated classics for inspiration, it all started with Alice. Tim Burton‘s re-imagining of the classic Wonderland story was the beneficiary of impeccable timing. Arriving in theaters just a few months after the earth-shattering AVATAR, Alice was the next major film to be marketed as a must-see in 3D. The trip...

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Cruella, Dumbo, Tinker Bell live action reboots in progress plus more Disney Studio announcements
Apr27

Cruella, Dumbo, Tinker Bell live action reboots in progress plus more Disney Studio announcements

Walt Disney Studios recently confirmed rumblings for several live-action projects that have been rumored to be in the queue. They’ve also made a few announcements for other new projects that will also be in the works including A WRINKLE IN TIME and THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS. Others include live-action reboots of animated properties including CRUELLA, TINKER BELL, and DUMBO projects as well as sequels to existing reboots...

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Emma Stone to portray live-action origins story Cruella DeVil?
Jan19

Emma Stone to portray live-action origins story Cruella DeVil?

According to THR, fiery spirited Emma Stone is in talks with the Mouse to bring to life one of Disney’s most wicked modern-day villains: Cruella DeVil. This wouldn’t be the first time Disney rebooted a live-action version of the animated classic. Glenn Close brought the villain to life twice for the Mouse once in 101 Dalmatians (1996) and again for 102 Dalmatians (2000). Taking a cue from the likes of the recent Maleficent...

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Take a look at Disney’s 2016 slate of films; Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar and more!
Jan05

Take a look at Disney’s 2016 slate of films; Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar and more!

Disney has had a record-breaking past few weeks with last month’s release of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and 2016 promises to feature quite a few more box office darlings at the house of Mouse. Disney officially announced its 2016 film slate with announcements made thus far. On the horizon? Another Star Wars film (the spin off ROGUE ONE)! There’a slso a few more high-profile projects including two more from MARVEL plus...

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Disney announces release dates for live action and animated features through 2020
Oct08

Disney announces release dates for live action and animated features through 2020

Courtesy of Variety, we get a look this morning at the upcoming slate from the House of Mouse taking us up to 2020. There’s a ton of “Untitled Disney Fairy Tale (Live Action)” projects in the near future (many of which have already been talked about here) but most interesting is that the sequel nobody seemed to ask for CARS 3 has been bumped up to a 2017 summer release. THE INCREDIBLES 2 has also been given its...

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