Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger has led the company to record growth since he took over in 2005. He has also overseen a number of successful acquisitions. There is no one more qualified to lead Disney through the potential acquisition of the majority of 21st Century Fox, which is why, according to CNBC, Disney will […]
Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, is set to play the lead in the live-action adaptation directed by Niki Caro. After a yearlong worldwide search, Mulan has been found. Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, is set to star as the title woman warrior in Disney’s live-action adaptation of […]
Four and a half years ago, Disney•Pixar told theater owners at CinemaCon in Las Vegas about their plans to develop a film centered on the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos. It was an exciting prospect, but also too early in development and too far away to know if it would actually happen. Then the title, Coco, […]
Back in 2015, Marvel Studios had discussions with director Ava DuVernay about helming Black Panther. The two sides couldn’t agree on a vision for that movie, but all is well that ends well. Marvel found their Black Panther director in Ryan Coogler while DuVernay moved on to adapting A Wrinkle in Time for Disney. Based on the […]
Disney•Pixar has released the first teaser for Incredibles 2, the long-awaited sequel to the company’s beloved 2004 superhero classic. We do not see much, aside from baby Jack-Jack joyfully discovering just how powerful he is, but it sets the stage for an adventure that will begin at home for Bob (Craig T. Nelson). Before inevitably being […]
It’s been rumored for months, but now it’s official. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will star in The Lion King, as confirmed by The Walt Disney Studios in a complete cast announcement. The superstar actress and singer will play Nala, opposite Donald Glover’s (Spider-Man: Homecoming) Simba. As soon as director Jon Favreau proved he could tell a great story and produce […]
Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios took the stage at the D23 Expo in Anaheim to present their upcoming animated slate. For Superhero News readers, the first details on The Incredibles 2 is of particular interest, as the whole cast, including Samuel L. Jackson, appeared along with director Brad Bird. The fun didn’t stop with everyone’s […]
Superhero News reviews the new Disney film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Hackers claim to have stolen the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are demanding that Disney pay a ransom or else have it released online, according to The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.
In celebration of the upcoming film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” some lucky Disneyland park guests got more than they bargained for when Johnny Depp, as Captain Jack Sparrow surprised fans aboard the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell […]
Will Smith is in early talks to voice the Genie in Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” reboot from director Guy Ritchie.
Looks like there were plenty of people who accepted their “Be Our Guest” invitation. Walt Disney Studios announced this morning that its live-action Beauty and the Beast has officially reached the $1 billion mark worldwide. Beauty and the Beast is the 29th film in history to earn $1 billion or more at the box office and the 14th […]
The Walt Disney Studios has released a quintet of character posters from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The Studio also announced plans to preview the film in Disney Parks and Resorts beginning April 21. See all the posters in the gallery above, and preview details below! In addition, beginning April 21, Guests […]
Disney’s biannual D23 Expo returns to Anaheim this July, which means it will soon be time to induct a new class of Disney Legends. The Disney Legends Award ceremony, to be held on July 14, is essentially Disney’s hall of fame and this year’s class is big on Star Wars and Marvel superheroes. Carrie Fisher, whom we […]
Sources tell Variety that Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s top choice to voice Nala in the upcoming remake. Insiders stress that the Grammy winner has not made a decision regarding the role yet, as the star is pregnant with twins. But since it’s a voice-acting role, sources say the studio and director will do whatever […]
Disney•Pixar’s Coco isn’t in theaters until November, but today we have a small taste of the film via the animated short, “Dante’s Lunch – A Short Tail.” Dante is a dog with a bone, or at least he’d like to be, but finding a free lunch is easier said than done when you’re so close to […]