May the force and magic be with Beauty and the Beast's latest casting announcement! The Hollywood Reporter announced Ewan McGregor is in final talks to play Lumiere, the debonaire maitre d' who is turned into a candelabra. Originally voiced by Jerry Orbach (Law & Order), Lumiere carries one of the major roles in the film … Continue reading ‘Beauty and the Beast’ finds Lumiere
Thanks to Josh Gad for tweeting out the cutest first cast picture in Disney history! Gad (Frozen's Olaf) will play Gaston's lackey, Le Fou, the upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. The post has been retweeted and favorited more than any other post from the cast at this point (and rightly so). Can … Continue reading ‘Beauty and the Beast’ full cast photo
No, this isn't an extended April Fool's Day joke. I wish it was. Deadline reported early this morning that Winnie the Pooh is set to be the next live-action feature film from Disney. Alex Ross Perry, writer-director for Listen Up Philip, is set to pen the script based on A. A. Milnes's classic. UGH. I … Continue reading Live-action ‘Winnie the Pooh’ announced, gets writer
When reports surfaced late yesterday that Disney's 1998 Mulan would become the next live-action film after Beauty and the Beast, I instantly felt conflicted. http://media.comicbook.com/uploads1/2015/03/disney-villain-analysis-mulan-129399.jpeg I lacked the words to eloquently articulate the confusion, anxieties and frustrations I had upon reading the announcement. I've now found the word: Dishonor. Dishonor on your whole family. Dishonor … Continue reading ‘Mulan’ to get live-action treatment: Too far?
Production has begun in New Zealand of a remake of Pete's Dragon, Disney's classic 1977 animation/live-action combo. Photography for the film started this weekend to retell the story of an orphaned boy, Pete (played by newcomer Oakes Fegley) and his best friend, Elliott the dragon. It's scheduled to hit theaters in August 2016. Other notable … Continue reading “Pete’s Dragon” Remake
Even as parts of the nation battle against snow rivaling Elsa's powers, more Frozen teasers have come to warm up fans. http://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/6a376dc31a0d57be1054c1c6f11f9a715a80bd6d/c=559-0-1694-853&r=x1443&c=1920x1440/local/-/media/2015/02/02/USATODAY/USATODAY/635584365851887166-FROZEN-SISTERS.JPG And by the looks of new images released today, Elsa's done a bit more warming up too! The short film, Frozen Fever, will debut in theaters before Disney's live-action Cinderella due out March … Continue reading “Frozen Fever” heats up with stills
Everyone who watches Super Bowl for the ads got another glimpse of Disney's Tomorrowland. No deflated footballs in this teaser, folks. It looks pretty spectacular. http://youtu.be/8TTgS1ew50c This 32-second clip gives viewers a clearer idea of what Tomorrowland looks like. The chrome and gold-plated cityscapes astound as sultry George Clooney invites the imaginative into a world … Continue reading Super “Tomorrowland” trailer premiers during Super Bowl
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, here's The Disney Life's list for essential Disney moments. Have the tissues ready. 10. Tony's Restaurant and Bella Notte - Lady and the Tramp https://youtu.be/fbzEOQLOAWw Tony's seems like the best first date ever. 9. Can you feel the love tonight? - The Lion King http://youtu.be/DVrVgh5CD1c Nothing says Valentine's … Continue reading Top 10 Romantic Disney Moments
It's official: Push the Talking Trashcan will no longer be keeping the streets of Tomorrowland clean.Tomorrowland Cast Members are reporting a distinct lack in talking blue cans upon arrive to work today.Tell-A-Casts, informational pamphlets used in assisting Guests, no longer list Push as an event for Tomorrowland. Magic Kingdom times guides also removed the trashcan … Continue reading PUSH the Talking Trashcan gets dumped
Fans of Fans of Push, WDW Tomorrowland's finest talking trashcan, might not see the receptacle roam around for much longer. Push, who has done everything from facilitate proposals to sing karaoke with Guests, became a staple for each Disney park, beginning with Walt Disney World in 1995 and making his way to international stardom. Rumors … Continue reading Will Push the Talking Trashcan get the clean sweep out of Tomorrowland?