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Disney Say Goodbye To Netflix As They Prepare To Launch Their Own Streaming Service


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Now might be a good time to catch up on all those Disney and Pixar movies you have been meaning to watch on Netflix but haven't yet, because soon they'll all be taken down in favour of a new streaming service which is set to launch exclusively for Disney material. 

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It was only a matter of time, but Disney will now be unveiling their very own streaming company which means removing all their material currently available on Netflix. The news was announced through their most recent earnings report yesterday (August 8th 2017).

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Who Is Forthcoming Disney Star Mena Massoud?


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Disney fans everywhere have been waiting with baited breath to hear the main cast announcement for Guy Ritchie's upcoming remake of 'Aladdin', and the news certainly comes as a surprise to everyone. Now the question on everybody's lips is: just who is Mena Massoud?

Director Guy Ritchie pictured at 'King Arthur' premiereDirector Guy Ritchie pictured at 'King Arthur' premiere

The Egyptian-Canadian relative newcomer will be topping the bill as the titular lamp-rubbing hero, alongside Will Smith as the Genie and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine. It's a re-telling of Disney's original 1992 animated film, though we're yet to see who will land the role of the villainous Jafar.

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Disney Reveal 'Aladdin' Live-Action Cast


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Disney are enjoying a surge of success as of late, with their new takes on classic tales such as 'The Jungle Book' and 'Beauty and the Beast' proving to be extremely popular. Bringing them to live-action, the movie company are able to do things on a bigger scale than ever before, and that's set to continue with live-action remakes for 'The Lion King', 'Mulan' and 'Aladdin' on the way.

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Iain Glen at the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' season 7 held at Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 12th July 2017

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Iain Glen
Iain Glen
Iain Glen

Adina Porter at the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' season 7 held at Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 12th July 2017

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Adina Porter
Aidan Gillen
Aidan Gillen
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Alfie Allen

Brenton Thwaites at the Premiere Of Disney's "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" held at Dolby Theatre - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 19th May 2017

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Brenton Thwaites and Chloe Pacey
Brenton Thwaites
Brenton Thwaites and Chloe Pacey
Brenton Thwaites and Chloe Pacey
Brenton Thwaites and Chloe Pacey

Disney CEO Reveals One Of Its Movies Has Been Hacked And Held For Ransom


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Disney CEO Bob Iger has reportedly claimed that hackers have targeted the studio and have held one of their flagship future releases, rumoured to be the fifth instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean, to ransom.

The Disney head honcho told ABC employees that hackers had taken one of the studio’s films and held it ransom, threatening to release it to the public unless an undisclosed sum was paid, at a town hall meeting in New York City on Monday (May 15th), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The studio is refusing to pay up, and is working with federal investigators.

Bob IgerDisney CEO Bob Iger at the premiere of 'Beauty and the Beast'

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Disney Reveal Release Dates For 'Frozen 2' And Live Action 'The Lion King'


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Disney continue to impress their fans with their upcoming slate of movies, including the likes of 'Wreck-It Ralph 2', 'Wrinkle In Time', 'Star Wars: Episode IX' and much more. This week, the company have revealed release dates for some of their most popular upcoming releases, with 'Frozen 2' and the live action adaptation of 'The Lion King' leading the way.

The original 'Frozen' characters will return for the sequelThe original 'Frozen' characters will return for the sequel

For now, a date of July 19, 2019 has been given for 'The Lion King', whilst 'Frozen 2' will follow just a few months later on November 27, 2019. The announcement means that the fifth instalment to the 'Indiana Jones' film series has been pushed back to October 7, 2020.

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Dr Jane Goodall "Enchanted" By Golden Monkeys


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Amid the seasonal blockbusters and traditional popcorn fare, one of the highlights of the Easter movie release schedule looks to be the upcoming Disneynature documentary film Born In China.

Making its official debut on April 21st in the United States in a limited release, Born In China is narrated by John Krasinski as camera crews ventured deep into the wilds of China to film some fantastic beasts in their natural habitat.

Dr Jane Goodall at a 2016 National Geographic conferenceDr Jane Goodall at a 2016 National Geographic conference

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Aubrey Anderson-Emmons at a screening of Disney's 'Tangled Before Ever After' held at The Paley Center for Media, Disney - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 4th March 2017

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Disney Cancels 'Girl Meets World' After Three Seasons


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It’s official: Disney is indeed calling an end to ‘Girl Meets World’, just a few days after one of its stars, Rider Strong, stirred up rumours that the show was being cancelled.

‘Girl Meets World’ made its debut on The Disney Channel in June 2014, conceived of as a sequel series to the long-running ’90s favourite ‘Boy Meets World’, and ran for three seasons. On Wednesday (January 4th), the show’s writers tweeted confirmation of its cancellation.

“It is with incredible pride in our work and complete sadness that things end, that I report to this wonderful audience that our show is over," the tweet read. "I just officially got the call, and would like to thank this audience for its incredible love and loyalty. Please watch our January episodes."

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Disney Pixar Vs. Dreamworks: The Best Animation Soundtracks


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It's often said that a good soundtrack makes the movie, and in the case of animated features that's often true. Hans Zimmer and Randy Newman are staples of the Dreamworks and Pixar music world respectively for their influential film scores - but that doesn't mean to say they are also better than soundtrack song selections.

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Here are some of our favourite Pixar and Dreamworks music:

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10 Most Loveable Disney Sidekicks: Olaf, Sebastian And More


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Disney and Pixar have had some of the most inventive and adorable characters ever seen in film, and it's difficult to choose the most memorable. It's the kooky little sidekicks and protective companions that make the films so popular, and in some cases are the reason for their continued success. 

Here are ten of our favourite Disney side characters:

1. Olaf ('Frozen') - Now the name of every child's snowman, this quirky little fella came to life with Elsa's power and his optimism is infectious. He loves the idea of summer and warmth, and even risked melting just to protect Anna because 'Some people are worth melting for'.

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From 'Beauty And The Beast' To 'Despicable Me 3': The 10 Best Kids Films To See In 2017


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After the likes of 'Finding Dory', 'Zootopia', 'The Jungle Book', 'Moana' and 'Kubo And The Two Strings' this year, 2017 has a lot to live up to with the family films on offer. However, there's at least one Disney live-action film, three sequels and a list of animated adventures to sink your teeth into over the next few months.

Here are the top 10 kids films we're looking forward to: 

1. Beauty and the Beast

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Riz Ahmed attending the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 11th December 2016

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