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Tag: Walt Disney Studios

Disney Announces New Release Dates for MCU Movies, ‘Mulan,’ ‘Jungle Cruise,’ & More

The COVID-19 pandemic sucks but at least Disney has finally announced new release dates for its 2020/2021 films! Today, the mouse house announced a new slate of release dates over the span of the next two years, which postpones nearly all the upcoming Marvel movies, as well as Walt Disney Studios pics. Black Widow, which ...

Bob Iger Names Bob Chapek as Next CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Iger era of Disney is officially winding down. Today, Disney's Board of Directors announced that Bob Chapek will be the next Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Mr. Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger, who has led Disney since 2005, will remain at ...

Robert Zemeckis Boards Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ as Director, Co-Writer

Disney is full steam ahead with live action remakes of their animated classics, and another major director has boarded one of the many projects in development. Deadline is reporting that Robert Zemeckis, director of Back to the Future and Forrest Gump, has signed on to direct and co-write Disney's Pinocchio. Zemeckis will partner with Chris ...

Disney Becomes First Studio in History to Reach $10 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

It's become second nature for Disney to break box office records, but today's achievement is unlike anything previously seen before. The house of mouse has become the first studio in history to pass $10 billion at the global box office. Its latest hit, Frozen 2, helped the studio pass the marker, as it now stands ...

Spotify Partners With Disney to Launch Official Playlists With Music From Movies, TV Shows

Fans of Disney movies and TV shows can now enter into a dedicated music hub on Spotify, featuring seven playlists filled with top hits from Disney animated favorites and music from Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films. Terms of the deal were not announced. Spotify did note that its users have streamed nearly 2.5 billion minutes of Disney music on ...

Disney Unveils First Poster and Teaser Trailer for Live-Action ‘Mulan’

Disney's latest live-action remake of an animated classic is set to drop in 2020 and the company has finally dropped a teaser poster and trailer for it! Mulan, the epic tale of the Legendary Chinese Warrior is directed by Niki Caro and features a celebrated international cast, including Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as ...

‘Aladdin’ Film Review

When it comes to remakes of beloved films, there are generally two schools of thought; the first says, “why would they risk ruining a story that was already done so well before?” while the second school says, “the two films are separable from one another – even if the remake tanks the original will always ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Film Review

It’s the movie we’ve all been waiting for. It’s the second installment of our journey with the Banks family and our beloved nanny, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt). Its Mary Poppins Returns!  Mary Poppins Returns is set in a 1930’s London and Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael (Ben Whishaw) are all grown up. With the Banks ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Star Emily Mortimer on Recreating the Magic of the First Film & Working with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Last night in Toronto, Talkies Network was invited to take part in the Canadian premiere for Disney's highly anticipated, 54-years in the making, Mary Poppins Returns! Set in 1930s London, the story follows Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer), who are now grown up. After Michael has a personal loss, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) comes ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

54 years. That's how long it has been since the original Mary Poppins graced the silver screen. And now, five decades later, Disney has crafted a sequel to their original masterpiece, with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the lead roles. The film has carried major buzz throughout its lead up to its December release date and ...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Film Review

Six years ago, Walt Disney Animated Studios debuted its 50th feature film: Wreck-It Ralph. The film encompassed everything that brought Disney to the forefront of animation, from its superb animation to its hilarity and its core, a pair of beautifully fleshed out video game characters. A sequel almost seemed inevitable but alas, nothing was announced. ...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Six years ago, Disney debuted a film that brought together the best the video game world had to offer and crafted an exciting original story titled Wreck it Ralph. The film earned critical and commercial acclaim but surprisingly, a sequel was not quickly announced like some expected. Fast forward and now, the anticipated sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet is finally ...

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