THR broke the news today that Ehren Kruger, writer of the much maligned Transformers series has been tapped to write a live-action version of Dumbo for Disney. Although Disney’s live-action adaptations have proven to bring in the big bucks at the
Just when you thought you knew the story of Sleeping Beauty either from the original account or the 1959 Disney animated classic, Maleficent turns the fairy tale on its head and does so in a most unexpected way. I was not looking forward to seeing this movie from the trailer alone, and felt like I had seen this story before. What could be new and how laughable would Angelina Jolie be as Maleficent. Well, there are three main reasons to see this film: (1) Jolie’s performance in the title role, (2) some spectacular special effects, and (3) the surprising way in which the story unfolds which I did not see coming but which I admired. There is even some humor thrown in for good measure, something I was not expecting to see despite this being a Disney movie.
The first set of images have been released for Disney’s Big Hero 6, which is based on a Marvel comic by the same name. The story revolves around a young inventor named Hiro Hamada who, with his robot best friend Baymax,
Although Million Dollar Arm is far from perfect, it’s a family-friendly film great for a rainy afternoon after the kids’ little-league game. The true-story-inspired plot revolves around the first two Indian Major League Baseball players (Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel) and the ridiculous, yet successful publicity stunt that sports agent J.B. Bernstein (played by Mad Men’s Jon Hamm) orchestrated in 2008. Hamm brings his delicious suaveness to the silver screen as J.B., who is out of work and almost out of money and makes a major gamble with his career.
A new teaser trailer and poster has been released for Disney’s upcoming live action Cinderella. The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit) and stars Lily James in the lead, with Cate Blanchett as the wicked step-mother. Richard
Disney/Pixar announced today that they will be pushing back the release of The Good Dinosaur from June 2014 to November 25, 2015. The new spot was originally going to be the release date for Pixar’s upcoming Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory, however
Disney announced today that they will be pushing back the release date of the next Pirates movie from July 10, 2015, to probably sometime in 2016. The reason behind the delay is apparently that they want to make sure to produce a
A new poster has been released for the upcoming indie film Escape From Tomorrow, a movie that most thought would never see the light of day. The film takes place entirely at Disney World, and was shot guerrilla style, without any authorization
Here’s the full length version of Disneynature’s upcoming documentary Bears, which is set to hit theaters April 18th, 2014. Directed by Alastair Fothergill (Chimpanzee) and Keith Scholey (African Cats), the film follows an adorable family of brown bears as they live
At the D23 Expo over the weekend a trailer was revealed for Leslie Iwerks’ upcoming documentary that takes a look at the history of Disney Imagineering and some of the magic that happens behind the scenes in creating The Happiest Place on
It looks like Disney finally found a lead for the upcoming Tomorrowland film directed by Brad Bird. Britt Robertson from CBS’s Under the Dome has been cast to star along side George Clooney in the still very secretive project which
Disney has announced the schedule of events for its annual D23 Expo, which will feature Frozen, The Good Dinosaur, Saving Mr. Banks, Tomorrowland and Thor: The Dark World. Though these films are all well and good, I think most are a little
French artist Pascal Witaszek released this concept poster for a fictitious Walt Disney biopic starring Ryan Gosling and directed by Ron Howard. Not only is this an amazing looking poster, but it’s a fantastic idea for a film as well.