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Disney Accused Of "Colonialism" Over Trademark Of 'Hakuna Matata'

Upwards of 70,000 people have signed petition urging Disney to drop their trademark of ‘hakuna matata’ from The Lion King, accusing the company of “colonialism and robbery”.The expression means ‘no problem’ or ‘no worries’ in...

Jack Whitehall's Casting As Gay Character In Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' Slammed

Disney is facing a backlash over the casting of Jack Whitehall as the studio’s first openly gay major film character in the upcoming film Jungle Cruise.The comedian, who is straight, announced he was “honoured” at...

James Gunn Unlikely To Be Re-hired As 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 3' Director

Despite a petition to get him re-hired as director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and the overwhelming support of the cast, it seems as though Disney’s decision to fire him over controversial old tweets...

Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato And Disney Being Sued Over 'Let It Go' Copyright Infringement

Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato and Disney are all being sued by musician Jaime Ciero, who is claiming that the massively popular song ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen sounds substantively similar to a song of his.‘Let...

Disney Cast Catherine Keener And Bob Odenkirk In 'Incredibles 2'

Featuring the returning Craig T. Nelson as Bob Parr, aka Mr. Incredible, Holly Hunter as Helen Parr, aka Elastigirl, Samuel L. Jackson as Lucius Best, aka Frozone, Sarah Vowell as Violet Parr and Huck Milner...

Disney Announces New 'Star Wars' Trilogy With Rian Johnson

Disney would appear to be extremely confident about Rian Johnson’s handling of the upcoming Star Wars movie The Last Jedi, revealing that they have green-lit a further trilogy of movies, entirely under the director’s aegis.The...

'Hocus Pocus' Director Wants Sequel With Original Cast

When it comes to Disney, there are more classic animations than anything else. One of the exceptions to that rule however comes in the form of Halloween must-watch, 'Hocus Pocus'. Starring the brilliant Bette Midler,...

Disney Reveal Release Date For Live-action 'Aladdin'

Disney have this week announced the release date for their upcoming live-adaptation of classic fan-favourite film 'Aladdin', with the movie set to drop on May 24, 2019.Fans are intrigued to see what Guy Ritchie does...

Disney Accused Of Whitewashing Over New Billy Magnussen Role

Disney has been strongly criticised on social media for an act of whitewashing concerning its new live action re-make of Aladdin, apparently creating an entirely new role for a white actor.The company is believed to...

'Mickey' Singer Toni Basil Sues Disney And 'South Park'

‘Mickey’ singer Toni Basil is suing several companies who she claims have used her 1982 song without her permission.Among the defendants named in her suit, which was filed in Los Angeles on Thursday (August 31),...

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

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...

Who Is Forthcoming Disney Star Mena Massoud?

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...

Disney Reveal 'Aladdin' Live-action Cast

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...

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

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

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...

Dr Jane Goodall "Enchanted" By Golden Monkeys

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...

Beyonce The Top Choice To Provide Voice For Nala In 'The Lion King' Re-make

The live-action re-boot of Disney’s smash hit The Lion King is in the process of assembling a truly star-studded cast, with new reports suggesting that director Jon Favreau is lining up the one and only...

Screenwriter Accuses Disney Of Stealing The Idea For 'Zootopia'

Disney is being sued by a screenwriter who claims the company stole his idea for the Oscar-winning animated film Zootopia.Gary L. Goldman, who wrote 1990 sci-fi flick Total Recall and executive produced Minority Report, claims...

Bigots Are Going Out Of Their Way To Ban 'Beauty And The Beast'

The revelation that the upcoming live action version of 'Beauty and the Beast' will feature Disney's first gay character has caused predictable controversy, with one Alabama drive-in even going as far as banning screenings of...

'Beauty And The Beast' The First Disney Movie To Represent The Lgbt Community

In a move that will no doubt thrill LGBT people around the world, 'Beauty and the Beast' is to become the first film in Disney history to feature an 'exclusively gay moment'. With Emma Watson...

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...

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