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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...

Disney Commissions 'Peter Pan' Live Action Re-make

Disney is to cash in yet again on the current craze for live action re-boots of popular children’s stories, announcing that it is to re-make Peter Pan.According to the original report by Deadline, the studio...

'The Jungle Book' Has Set The Bar For Cinematic Beauty This Year

'The Jungle Book' has returned in one of the most visually stunning epics of the year. Directed by Jon Favreau, this new re-make of the Rudyard Kipling tale and its 60s Disney take-off follows the...

Hank The Octopus, Becky The Loon, The Otters: Meet The Cast Of Finding Dory!

'Finding Dory' is definitely on the way now, and with it a whole host of lovable new characters. It takes place just a year after the events of 'Finding Nemo', even if it's taken more...

Top 10 'Easter Egg' Moments In Iconic Movies

Everyone likes a good Easter Egg hunt this time of year, but one of our favourites involves searching them out in iconic films. Of course, these 'Easter eggs' aren't of the chocolate variety, merely snippets...

From Finding Dory To Suicide Squad: 20 Blockbusters Still To Come In 2016

This year is turning out to be an exciting year for the film industry. With all the award shows over and done with for 2015, we're keeping tabs on some of the major pictures of...

Disney And Marvel Bosses Threaten To Pull Projects Out Of Georgia

Politicians in the U.S. state passed a bill last week (ends18Mar16), which, if signed, will give faith-based businesses the right to fire gay employees and refuse to provide services or goods to members of the...

High School Musical 4 In The Works

Executives at the Disney Channel announced on Tuesday (01Mar16) that the long-rumoured High School Musical 4 is officially in the works, and they have already kicked off a nationwide casting search for the...

Emily Blunt In Talks To Play Mary Poppins In Disney Sequel

British actress Emily Blunt could be in line to reprise one of the most famous roles in the history of film, with new reports indicating that she’s in talks to play Mary Poppins in a...

'Frozen' Musical Set For Broadway In 2018

Frozen is heading to Broadway, with a full stage musical based on the Disney animation. According to the New York Times, Disney will bring the adaptation to the Broadway stage in the spring of 2018,...

Disney Pushes Back 'Star Wars: Episode Viii' Release Date To December 2017

Disney has announced that it will be pushing back the release of Episode VIII of Star Wars to December 2017, seven months later than the original intended release date.Though the company did not cite a...

Emma Stone In Talks With Disney To Play Cruella De Vil

Emma Stone is currently in talks with Disney to play the evil Cruella de Vil in the studio’s live action re-make of 101 Dalmations, according to new reports.The Hollywood Reporter stated on Thursday (January 7th)...

Quentin Tarantino Accuses Disney Of "Extortion" Over 'Star Wars' And 'Hateful Eight' Cinema Clashes

Quentin Tarantino has blasted Disney studios for what he has labelled “extortionist practices” in their refusal to allow one of the cinemas they’ve booked for Star Wars screenings in Los Angeles to be relinquished for...

George Lucas Says Watching 'The Force Awakens' Will Be Like Being A Divorced Father At His Grown Child's Wedding

With just over a fortnight until The Force Awakens eventually hits cinemas, Star Wars creator George Lucas has spoken of his mixed feelings about seeing the new movie, comparing himself to a divorced father at...

Tom Hanks Confirms Production Has Started On 'Toy Story 4'

Tom Hanks has revealed that production is now underway on the highly-anticipated Toy Story 4 movie, with the actor booked in for a recording session on December 2nd. But while things may have finally got...

Disney Launches Netflix-style Streaming Service 'Disneylife' In The UK

If you’ve got kids who are Disney-obsessed (or maybe you’re just an adult fan) then be prepared to part with £9.99 a month, as DisneyLife has just launched in the UK. The Netflix-style streaming service...

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