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Carrie Fisher Will Not Be Digitally Re-created For Any Future 'Star Wars' Movies

LucasFilm has moved to dismiss widespread rumours concerning the future of Princess Leia’s character in the Star Wars universe following Carrie Fisher’s death, saying that CGI special effects will NOT be used to restore her...

Will Smith And Tom Hanks In Talks For 'Dumbo' Live Action Re-make

Will Smith is reportedly in talks with Disney to take a prominent role in a live-action re-make of Dumbo to be directed by Tim Burton, with Tom Hanks also in discussions for a part.Deadline reported...

Rogue One Edges Hidden Figures In The Box Office

It was a close run affair but Rogue One continued its dominance of the box office by staying at the top of the charts for a fourth consecutive week. The eight instalment in the Star...

Petition Calls For Princess Leia To Be Made An Official Disney Princess

A little under a fortnight after the tragic death of Carrie Fisher, an online petition has sprung up to demand that her Star Wars character Princess Leia be made into an official Disney princess.Cody Christensen,...

Disney Cancels 'Girl Meets World' After Three Seasons

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...

Disney Pixar Vs. Dreamworks: The Best Animation Soundtracks

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...

10 Most Loveable Disney Sidekicks: Olaf, Sebastian And More

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...

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

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...

Colin Firth In Talks To Join 'Mary Poppins Returns' Cast

The cast for the hugely anticipated Disney sequel Mary Poppins Returns is beginning to take shape, with the latest reports suggesting that Colin Firth is set to sign up for a role.According to a report...

'Star Wars' Production Company Fined $2 Million Over Harrison Ford's Broken Leg

The UK-based movie production company Foodles, which was responsible for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has been fined nearly $2 million for breaching health and safety legislation over the accident on set which crushed actor...

Guy Ritchie In Talks With Disney To Direct Live Action 'Aladdin' Re-make

British director Guy Ritchie is said to be nearing a deal to take charge of a forthcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s classic movie Aladdin, according to new reports.The Hollywood Reporter cited Dan Lin, who helped...

Dug The Talking Dog From 'Up' Is Brought To Life In Disney Hidden Camera Video

Fans of 'Up', prepare for the most adorable video you'll see all week. In a hidden camera stunt, Disney Pixar have let loose a friendly Golden Retriever in the park to talk to people who...

Disney Launching Global Casting Search For Live-action Mulan

The studio has confirmed it is making a live-action retelling of the beloved animated movie, which tells the story of Chinese war heroine Hua Mulan, who disguises herself as a man in order to take...

Disney Unveils A Release Date For The Live-action Remake Of 'Mulan'

The live action reimagining of arguably Disney's most badass princess 'Mulan' is finally underway, and set to hit theatres towards the end of 2018. Rumour has it that production on the movie is now being...

Disney Announces 'The Lion King' Remake With Director Jon Favreau

Fairly predictably, Walt Disney Studios are bringing out a modern remake of 'The Lion King' with Jon Favreau as director. Just like 'The Jungle Book', it will feature songs from the original 1994 animated film....

Death Certificate Reveals Michael Galeota Died Of Heart Disease

The 31-year-old actor was found unresponsive on his living room floor in January (16) after a concerned friend checked in on Galeota at his Glendale, California home.Galeota reportedly had a history of high blood pressure...

'Hamilton's' Lin-manuel Miranda Joins Live Action 'The Little Mermaid'

Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda will be teaming with Oscar winning composer Alan Menken to work on songs for Disney’s forthcoming live action adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid. According to Deadline, the duo will...

Disney Re-makes Family Classic 'Pete's Dragon', But It's Not A Musical

Nostalgia is certainly the order of the day at Walt Disney Studios, with the film company determined to update some of the family favourites in the next few years. One classic to be given a...

Bryce Dallas Howard Did Pete's Dragon For Her Family

"I was brought up on Disney and loved the original animated version," she says. "I'm exactly the age that is the sweet spot for that film." And after starring in a few grown-up films (including...

Meryl Streep In Talks To Join Cast Of 'Mary Poppins' Sequel

The hotly-anticipated sequel to Mary Poppins looks like it will boast a star-studded cast when it eventually arrives, with reports that Meryl Streep is set to join the project. Variety reported on Thursday (July 28th)...

'Wreck-it Ralph 2' Confirmed For 2018

A sequel for the animated hit Wreck-It Ralph has been officially announced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, due to be released in 2018.Director Rich Moore, who was in charge of the original movie that was...

Disney And Lego Teaming Up For New Multi-media 'Frozen' Adventure 'Northern Lights'

Fans of Frozen won’t have to wait long for more material from the franchise, with Disney unveiling a new original story entitled 'Frozen Northern Lights' this week, a multi-media project that will be told via...

'Finding Dory' Smashes Weekend Box Office Figures With Record Opening

Not unexpectedly, 'Finding Dory' has made not so much a splash at the weekend box office (June 17th 2016), but more a humongous tidal wave. The Disney Pixar animation has broken the record for the...

'Finding Dory': An Emotional Journey And The Reason Sequels Get Made

'Finding Dory' finally arrives in cinemas and it appears that this long awaited sequel to the much-adored 'Finding Nemo' was totally worth the wait - for fans of the original at least. Critics can't get...

'Moana' And Seven More Upcoming Disney Pixar Flicks

It seems that Disney has largely been focusing on re-booting the classics in live action, so it's been a little quite on the Pixar animation front. Of course, 'Finding Dory' is coming this summer and...

Idina Menzel Responds To 'Give Elsa A Girlfriend' Viral Campaign

Frozen fans who have been asking Disney to make Elsa their first ever LGBT princess have just gained their most important supporter yet, Idina Menzel. Menzel, who provides the voice for Elsa, has said she...

Twitter Campaign To #Giveelsaagirlfriend In 'Frozen' Sequel Goes Viral

A Twitter campaign to persuade Disney to give Princess Elsa a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel to Frozen has gone viral.The petition, with the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, is aiming to make Princess Elsa the first LGBT...

Disney Confirms 'Jungle Book' And 'Maleficent' Sequels Plus 'Cruella' Movie Starring Emma Stone

Disney has confirmed a slew of exciting upcoming films, including sequels for The Jungle Book and Maleficent, as well as stand-alone movies based on Cruella de Vil and Tinkerbell. The announcement comes as Jon Favreau's...

The Jungle Book Still King Of The Swingers At U.k. Box Office

Jon Favreau's retelling of Rudyard Kipling's 1894 story made $11.84 million (£8.1 million) in its second weekend (23-24Apr16) in British cinemas. The figures mark an extremely impressive second weekend in theatres for...

Six Disney Classics Returning In Live Action (And 6 We'd Love To See!)

So 'The Jungle Book' appears to be getting good critical reception all round; and no wonder with its stunning combination of live action and CGI, not to mention a stellar voiceover cast. It's only the...

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