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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...

Disney Directors Have Just Confirmed A Long Held 'Aladdin' Fan Theory

Aladdin directors Ron Clements and John Musker have decided to confirm and debunk a few myths about the classic animation, to celebrate the release of the Aladdin: Diamond Edition on Blu-Ray. Speaking to E!, the...

Disney Renews Deal With Sky Bringing 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' To Tv In 2016

British broadcaster Sky has renewed its TV deal with Disney meaning it will be the first to broadcast films including Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Inside Out in the UK and Ireland. The deal...

Disney Releases New Outtakes Of Robin Williams As The Genie In 'Aladdin'

Disney have released never before seen footage of Robin Williams as the Genie in Aladdin, 23 years after the classic film first hit our screens. The footage shows the late Williams in the recording booth,...

Banksy Is Sending Dismantled Dismaland To Calais Migrant Camp

Banksy’s pop-up art installation, Dismaland, is being dismantled but he’s made a very special request and one which will help thousands of people living in extremely difficult conditions. The Bristol based artist is sending timber...

Disney Are Making A New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film, Set 20 Years After The Original

Disney are planning to make a new Mary Poppins film. The upcoming film will not be a remake of the much beloved original but will take place 20 years later when the magical nanny has...

Disney To Start Building Two 'Star Wars' Themed Attractions In 2016

The Disney corporation will begin construction on two new Star Wars attractions in 2016, according to the company’s Chief Operating Officer Thomas Staggs. Both will be built in Disney’s two existing theme parks in Florida...

Friends Again? Demi Lovato Shares Selfie With Selena Gomez

Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez are friends again! The two reportedly fell out a while ago but have managed to get their friendship back on track. Lovato indicated they were back on speaking terms again...

'Star Wars' Actor Anthony Daniels Criticises "Ludicrous" Security Around Script

With just under three months to go before the seventh instalment of Star Wars, C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels has complained about the “ludicrous” security measures surrounding the plot and content of The Force Awakens.The 69...

Dwayne Johnson Set To Star In Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' Movie

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson signed on for new Disney movie Jungle Cruise, based on the classic theme park attraction. The move puts the long-in-development ride based movie finally in motion, after over a decade of...

Disney Parks Announce New 'Star Wars', 'Toy Story' And 'Avatar' Themed Attractions

At the Disney D23 EXPO on Saturday, Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced some exciting plans for new attractions at the Disney theme parks in Orlando, Florida and Anaheim, California. Star Wars, Toy Story...

Disney Announces A 'Gigantic' New 'Jack And The Beanstalk' Film Is In Development

Disney has announced that the next famous tale the studio will be tackling is classic Jack and the Beanstalk which is set to become an animated feature titled Gigantic. The new project was announced during...

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