D23: New ‘Star Wars Land’ Images & Video

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The ‘Star Wars’ Themed Section Of Disneyland Can’t Open Soon Enough   Today marks the beginning of Disney’s D23 2017 Expo. To get things started, the Wonderful World of Disney has given fans a special look at the upcoming Star Wars Land that is opening soon at both the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World in 2019. Here’s how the Disney Park Blog describes the new section of their theme parks: Both Star Wars-inspired lands will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before Wild Space, where Star Wars characters and their stories come to […]

Disney Is Struggling To Find An ‘Aladdin’ For Live-Action Adaptation

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Prince Ali! Fabulous he! Ali Ababwa!   It’s been a while since we’ve heard news from the Mouse House about their live-action adaptation of Aladdin from director Guy Ritchie. Last we heard, Will Smith was in talks to play the Genie. Turns out that’s a done deal and the actor is signed on for the role. Apparently, the silence since that announcement is because Disney is having a hard time finding a star for their film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a casting call for the role of Aladdin was sent out in March. For the last few months, the director has […]

Check Out This ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ Trailer

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Get Ready! Forces of Destiny Hits YouTube On July 3rd!   Since the announcement of the Girl Power infused Star Wars: Forces of Destiny at Star Wars Celebration in April, we’ve patiently been waiting for the series to arrive. Thankfully, the wait won’t last much longer. The animated shorts that are part of the official Star Wars canon will feature new adventures for heroes like Rey, Jyn Erso, Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Padme Amidala, and Ahsoka Tano. To help the wait until next week, Disney has released a new trailer. Check it out:   From what I can gather from the trailer, we […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!’ Ride Looks Awesome

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If You Can’t Make It to Disneyland Anytime Soon, Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Ride   If you haven’t already heard, Disney has shut down the “Tower of Terror” ride at their California Adventure park in Anaheim. Replacing the Twilight Zone hotel is the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! ride. While similar to the previous ride, this new Guardians of the Galaxy theme revamps the aging ride and gives fans a dose of everyone’s favorite new Marvel heroes. Instead of being a hotel, the queue for the new adventure resembles The Collector’s building from the first movie. Hundreds of the galaxies deadliest […]

Sam Mendes Might Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

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The Oscar Winning Director Is An Interesting Option For The Marionette Movie…   According to Variety, Disney is eyeing Academy Award winning director Sam Mendes to direct their live-action adaptation of Pinocchio. The amazing director of American Beauty and the latest James Bond films Spectre and Skyfall is an exciting choice. His unique vision would no doubt give us an interesting take on the tale of the marionette turning into a real boy. Pinocchio first hit the big screen back in 1940 in the original Disney animated classic. Based on the 1883 children’s book by Carlo Collodi, the hand carved wooden puppet goes on an adventure to find […]

Live-Action ‘Lion King’ Gets a Release Date and Timon & Pumbaa

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Hakuna Matata! It Means No Worries! Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen As Timon & Pumbaa   Jon Favreau’s CGI/Live-Action remake of Disney’s The Lion King finally locks in a release date.  The film hits theaters on July 19, 2019.  Many people consider the original animated movie the greatest Disney film in history.  Favreau feels the pressure and says this about the project: “The Jungle Book was 50 years ago, but The Lion King was only 20. It came out in the age of video where people were watching it over and over again.  So I have to prioritize that when I’m directing. […]

Harrison Ford is Back For Another Indiana Jones Movie in 2020

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Stand Back Mutt, Dr. Jones Still Has Some Fight Left In His Old Fedora and Whip…   Get ready to nuke those fridges again!  Harrison Ford is back as the whip-toting, fedora-wearing, Nazi punching, wise-cracking archeologist, Indiana Jones.  Disney and Lucasfilm just announced that Indiana Jones 5 will hit theaters on July 10, 2020.  Steven Spielberg will also be back to direct. No word yet if any other cast members will join Ford on his newest adventure.  Most fans like to forget that Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ever happened.  The much-maligned 2008 film features Shia […]

Will Smith In Talks To Play The Genie In Live-Action ‘Aladdin’

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If Anyone Can Pull Off A Live-Action Genie Without Robin Williams Around, It’s Will   The genie from Aladdin is many peoples favorite Disney character.  Largely because of the great late Robin Williams amazing comedic genius behind the blue wish-grantor.  Now, with the success of Beauty and the Beast, Disney is grabbing all their classic animated tales to adapt into live-action musicals.  While Williams would be the perfect person to portray the Genie again, if here were still here, Will Smith seems like a worthy successor for the role. If Robin Williams were still around, everyone would say he has to […]

Star Wars Land Is Going To Be Awesome!

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Disney Reveals New Details for Star Wars Land at This Year’s Star Wars Celebration   This weekend, while you were busy rewatching the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer twenty times, Disney had a special panel highlighting their theme parks at Star Wars Celebration.  This panel gave new details and an exclusive look at Star Wars Land which opens at Disneyland and Disney World in 2019. When Star Wars Land opens, fans of the saga will finally be able to take a step into the Universe of Star Wars.  Not just take a simple tour….  We’re looking at you Star […]

Celebrate Girl Power with ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’

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From Princess Leia to Rey Star Wars Leads The Way With Strong Female Role Models…   Get ready Star Wars fangirls!  Heck, you don’t even have to be a fan girl.  Get ready all Star Wars fans!  Disney just revealed Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, a new series of animation shorts and merchandise that highlights the strong female characters that populate the Star Wars universe. Forces of Destiny will feature Princess Leia from the Original Trilogy and her mother Padmé Amidala from the Prequel Trilogy.  Newcomers to the franchise, Rey from The Force Awakens and Jyn Erso from Rogue One, also join […]