"Beauty and the Beast" starring Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Josh Gad and company is one of Disney's most successful live-action films ever. Now, a live-action prequel series is in the work. Disney made the announcement during the Disney Investor Day 2020. According to Disney, the series will feature the original cast.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy wrapped up her jam-packed Star Wars segment of the Disney Investor Day 2020 with the announcement of the brand's next feature film. The film, "Rogue Squadron", will be directed by Patty Jenkins. She will be the first female to direct a Star Wars film. https://twitter.com/PattyJenks/status/1337177394625478656 Jenkins says the film will be... Continue Reading →
The success of "The Mandalorian" has been a key component in the early success of Disney+. After just two seasons, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced two new spinoffs during Disney Investor Day 2020. Those new series are: "Rangers of the New Republic" and "Ashoka". Both are expected to debut on Disney+ Christmas 2021.
New content is coming to Hulu in the near future. During the Disney Investor Day 2020 Conference, the company announced new star-studded content coming to the streaming service. Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy & Regina Hall. Dopesick starring Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson and Peter Sangaard. Only Murders in the Building starring Steve... Continue Reading →
A big decision by Disney regarding an upcoming animated original feature. "Raya and the Last Dragon" will bypass a theatrical debut and instead will head straight to Disney+ with premier access on March 5, 2021. The company announced it during Disney Investor Day 2020. https://twitter.com/DisneyAnimation/status/1337152644050087936/photo/1 The animated original movie features Kelly Marie Tran who lends... Continue Reading →
Disney Investor Day 2020 is upon us and executives are making a number of announcements. The first announcement was to comment on the growth of the company's streaming service. CEO Bob Chapek opened the meeting by saying Disney+ has reached 86.8M subscribers. Much of the success is thanks to the vast movie catalog that's been... Continue Reading →
Disney fans will soon be able to ring in the new year with new champagne-colored Minnie Ears. Disney says the new ears are expected to drop sometime in December at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Julianne Hough, host of ABC’s Disney Holiday Celebration, wore the ears for a promo shoot. The ears will also be... Continue Reading →
Ravi Ahuja, president of business operations and chief financial officer at Walt Disney Television, is stepping down. Ahuja, who was formerly CFO of Fox Networks Group, took the position after Disney’s acquisition of Fox. “I regrettably am writing to you today to share that Ravi Ahuja has decided to leave the Company to seek out... Continue Reading →
The rail company did not provide an estimation as to when construction may begin, or how the project is specifically being funded, although it is expected to take at least 2 to 3 years to complete once construction begins. Brightline, a high-speed rail service, has reached an agreement to build a train station near Disney... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World delivering good news to fans this Friday morning: park hopping will return in January 2021. Starting Jan. 1, 2021, guests who purchased a ticket or annual pass with Park Hopper benefits will be able to visit more than one park per day, with some new modifications as part of Walt Disney World's... Continue Reading →