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Tessa Thompson Cast as Lady in Disney’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Live-Action Remake

Disney has found its “live-action” Lady. Tessa Thomspon has been cast as the voice of the upscale Cocker Spaniel, Lady,  opposite Justin Theroux’s Tramp in Disney’s remake of Lady and the Tramp. The Lego Ninjago Movie filmmaker Charlie Bean is directing the remake, expected to debut on Disney’s upcoming digital streaming service (rumored to be titled DISNEY DIRECT), ...

Disney Announces Production Has Begun on Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Film

Production on Disney’s “Mulan,” a live-action adaptation of the studio’s 1998 animated feature, has begun. The film will shoot on locations in New Zealand and China and will open in theatres on March 27, 2020. Liu Yifei (“The Forbidden Kingdom,” “Once Upon a Time”) was cast as Hua Mulan (check out the first photo of the ...

Uncertainty Looms at Fox’s Movie Studio as Disney Deal Draws to a Close

Because movies take so long to complete and release, running a Hollywood studio typically means planning two to three years into the future. But just one year from now, Twentieth Century Fox may no longer exist. There is a massive amount of uncertainty looming at 20th Century Fox as 2,300 employees of the 83-year-old studio behind Deadpool ...

Disney Unveils New New Poster, Trailer, & Images For ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’

Today, Disney unveiled a slew of new and exciting things from their upcoming holiday film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Check out the brand new poster and images below! Disney brings The Nutcracker to life with all the whimsical splendor it can muster in the new trailer for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The Mouse House has spared ...

Disney Outlines Plans for Streaming Service; Eyes Late 2019 Launch

The composition of the Walt Disney Company’s streaming service became clearer on Tuesday as the entertainment giant walked the investment community through its rollout strategy for its proposed rival to Netflix. Bolstered by its acquisition of much of Fox’s film and television assets, as well as the end of several licensing deals, Disney CEO Bob Iger said he expects the service will ...

Disney Q3 Earnings Call: Disney Reports Rare Earnings Miss; Tease Plans For ‘X-Men,’ ‘Avatar’ & More

On the heels of a disappointing box office haul for Solo: A Star Wars Story and in the midst of trying to close a blockbuster deal to acquire most of 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday posted earnings per share of $1.87 on revenue of $15.2 billion, which disappointed Wall Street. Disney was expected ...

Jon Favreau’s Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series Will Reportedly Cost $100 Million for 10-Episode First Season

Disney’s Streaming Service, rumored to be titled DISNEY DIRECT, is slowly but surely coming to fruition and now, we may have our first info regarding Jon Favreau’s highly anticipated live-action Star Wars series. The New York Times has some interesting figures for Jon Favreau‘s live-action Star Wars series reporting that the ten episodes will cost Disney/Lucasfilm about $100 million. The ...

Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ Won’t Get China Release Amid “Winne the Pooh Crackdown”

For only the second time this year, a Disney movie has been denied release in China. Christopher Robin, a live-action/CGI family film that stars Ewan McGregor, received a no-go from the country’s film authorities. Ann official reason was not given for the denial, but a source of THR pinned the blame on China’s crackdown on images ...

‘Christopher Robin’ Film Review

Christopher Robin, a working-class man with a wife and daughter, reconnects with his childhood friend Winnie the Pooh, in an attempt to rediscover himself, and immerse himself again in the joys of life. This film epitomizes themes of family, love, friendship, and gentleness. The three ‘F’ words can be employed to this film – fun, ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has become the 7th animated film to ever cross the $1B mark at the worldwide box office. It’s Disney’s 5th animated and 18th ever billion-dollar release and joins Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War as The House of Mouse’s 3rd title to the milestone this year (4th overall in 2018 ...

Comcast Officially Drops its Bid Against Disney for 21st Century Fox

The House of Mouse wins again. Comcast announced Thursday that it will drop its pursuit of the 21st Century Fox assets that it was fighting over with Disney. “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky,” the company ...

Comcast Once Again Reportedly Set to Counter Disney’s New Offer for Fox Assets

“Just when I thought I was out… they pull me right back in” Disney is currently on top of the bidding war for the 21st Century Fox assets, but it doesn’t look as though it will stay that way for very long. Insiders are reporting that Comcast will likely increase its overall bid for Fox, ...

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