Disney's animated 1941 classic Dumbo gets a live-action makeover in the new trailer and poster for director Tim Burton's retelling. The titular flying elephant is joined by several of Burton's longtime collaborators in the film such as Michael Keaton, Eva Green, and Danny DeVito among them), as well as newcomers like Colin Farrell. Check out the new trailer here: The reimagined story will follow a former circus star, played by Colin Farrell, who returns to the big tent after coming home from war. He finds work with a struggling circus and is put in charge of a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughing stock of the show. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keato...
Whether you are a 90’s or new generation kid, one cannot forget the charm and brand value of the iconic character Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney’s most iconic cartoon character is set to turn 90, and the world is leaving no stone unturned to make it a memorable one. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting and fascinating facts about the adorable mouse. Walt Disney, from 1929 to 1946, provided the original voices for both Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Mickey Mouse is the only mouse to receive an Academy Award in 1941. During World War II, when the Allied forces invaded Normandy on D-Day in 1944, "Mickey Mouse" was used as a secret password between intelligence officers. Mickey Mouse was the first ever cartoon character to talk. Mickey was originally going to be na
Google celebrated the 108th birth anniversary of noted artist and famed Disney movie Bambi's creator Tyrus Wong with a Doodle on October 25. Tyrus Wong was born in Taishan, Guangdong, China on October 25, 1910. Wong worked as a painter, animator, calligrapher, muralist, ceramicist, and lithographer. He had also contributed as film production illustrator with big banners such as Warner Brothers and Disney. After leaving Disney in 1941, Wong moved to Warner Brothers, worked for 26 years as an artist who created the concept of the movie and a story and retired in 1968. The Walt Disney Family Museum also staged a career retrospective Water to Paper, Paint to Sky. In 2001, Huang Qiyao was awarded the Disney "Legendary Award" for his contribution to "Bee Deer". Post-retirement from his job...
Disney parks around the world are celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse with special surprises and events. Disney officially shares a sneak peek at the fancy fashions Mickey and Minnie will wear for the celebration at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Cruise Line. Mickey Mouse’s crisp white suit will feature a shower of colorful confetti, while fashion icon Minnie Mouse will don a puff-sleeve dress adorned with pompons and a buoyant bubble skirt for the celebration at some of the Disney parks. According to Senior Costume Designer Joe Kucharski, their outfits will reflect the party spirit of the celebration. “The looks that Mickey and Minnie will be wearing to celebrate their 90th anniversary represent
Disney finally released the first teaser trailer for the 1992 Guy Ritchie-directed remake, and it’s even more magical. In the clip, we get a glimpse of Aladdin inside the Cave of Wonder where he obtains the magic lamp. Watch the official trailer here: The trailer for Disney’s live-action Aladdin comes a day after Will Smith debuted the official poster for the movie on Instagram, which reads, “LEMME OUT!! Can’t wait for y’all to see Me BLUE!” Get excited for the film with the trailer above, and catch Aladdin in theatres on May 24, 2019.” View this post on Instagram LEMME OUT!! 🧞 Can’t wait for y’all to see Me BLUE! :-) #aladdin A post shared by Will Smith (@willsmith) on Oct 10, 2018 at 12:02pm PDT The teaser gives us a brief glimpse of Agrabah, the fictional city in wh
Are you ready to take a trip to Wakanda? Well, Netflix has officially announced that Marvel’s Black Panther will be available on streaming service beginning September 4 this year. Black Panther will be among the last Marvel Studios films to go to Netflix. Disney’s current deal with Netflix for Marvel and Star Wars films will soon come to an end. Captain Marvel, the final movie before the concluding Avengers 4, is slated to release in March whilst the trailer isn’t expected any earlier than October. Marvel epic Black Panther was a roaring success at the global box office. Black Panther ended its theatrical run as just the third movie in history to make more than USD 700 million at the domestic box office and has earned more than USD 1.3 billion worldwide. Black Panther is considered t
In what could be termed as good news for Disney lovers, production on Mulan, a live-action adaptation of the studio’s 1998 animated feature, has begun starring Liu Yifei as the lead. Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, looks fierce in the movie’s first promo shot, armed with a sword and stance. Sharing the official look, Disney took to the Twitter and wrote, “Let's get down to business to make a movie! The live-action #Mulan is now in production, starring Liu Yifei as Mulan.” Production has begun on live-action #Mulan! pic.twitter.com/o4nROnyw4H — Disney (@Disney) August 13, 2018 Mulan is an epic adventure of a fearless young woman who masquerades as a man in order to fight northern invaders attacking China. The eldest daughter of an honoured warrior, Hua Mulan is spirited, determine
After Disney and Fox merger, Fox is developing a sequel to The Simpsons Movie, a Bob's Burgers film, and an animation/live-action Family Guy film. During the 10th anniversary of The Simpsons Movie, writer-producer Al Jean and director David Silverman hinted at a follow-up movie which was in the nascent stage. Silverman mentioned that he would love to do another movie featuring the beloved Springfield residents. "The film studio is partnering with the Fox Television studio on a big-screen adaptation of the animated series "Bob's Burgers," a second "Simpsons" movie in development and a "Family Guy" film that would mix animation with live action, said people with knowledge of the projects," WSJ explained. The Simpsons Movie was released in 2007 and grossed over USD 527 million worldwid...
Disney Television Animation is coming up with a new series of shorts based on Baymax from Big Hero 6. Titled ‘Baymax Dreams’, these shorts are slated to debut on September 15 on Disney NOW and the Disney Channel YouTube account. Check out the behind the scene here: Running 2-3 minutes each, the series has been directed by Simon J. Smith (Bee Movie, Penguins of Madagascar and short Shrek 4D) and features the franchise’s robot, Baymax, dreaming of electric sheep, bedbugs, and duplicates of itself. Disney along with Unity Technologies has worked on these shorts using real-time rendering technology from the latter. Unity’s technology brings speed and creative freedom to film and to studios to do layout, animation blending, light, VFX, render, and composite all in one place, at the sam
Disney has unveiled the first look of the upcoming live-action movie “Kim Possible”, that is slated to release next year. The movie will be an adaptation of the original animated Kim Possible TV series aired on the Disney from 2002 until 2007. Check it out here: Kim Possible' is the story of a high school girl who saves the world from villains, in her spare time and tried to balance high school life with crime-fighting skills. Actress Sadie Stanley will be playing the role of Kim in the upcoming venture. The first official image of the live-action Kim has been revealed at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. Disney took to the Twitter and shared a video witnessing the cartoon character transform into newcomer actor Sadie Stanley. From the animated world to live-action – the first