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The CG/live-action hybrid based on the Disney animated classic from 1955 is being produced for Disney’s new digital service.
Adapted from Katherine Applegate’s award-winning book by Mike White and directed by Thea Sharrock (Me Before You.
After directing “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” and already slated for a few other projects, the Norwegian filmmaker is being tapped to direct Angelina Jolie in the sequel to Disney’s global blockbuster.
The musical mash-up of “Cyrano de Bergerac” and Shakespeare’s “Othello” will be set in 19th Century England with Oyelowo producing.
The Walt Disney Pictures Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has extended his contract with the company through July of 2019. The announcement was expected as the company has been looking for his successor for some now, but been met with various setbacks.
Jones voiced Mufasa in the original animated Lion King, while Glover continues his incredible year by landing the lead in this ambitious “reimagining.”
Original Wonder Woman director Michelle MacLaren and her eventual replacement, Patty Jenkins, were both reportedly considered for the gig, but Caro is the more thoughtful choice.
She’s the first actress of color to land a key role in Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars spinoffs.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?
Update: While some studios pop champagne bottles to celebrate this morning’s Oscar nominations, others have moved on and are focusing on what’s next. To that end, several suitors are scrambling for Joe Ballarini’s spec Skyward, which is described as being similar in tone to Best Picture winners Argo and The King’s Speech.
After finding success together with the live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book, Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are reteaming to bring a live-action version of The Lion King to the big screen.
As we first reported last week, a new family-oriented sci-fi book Rex hit the market with some real heat behind it. Now, the YA adventure has made its way into some of the town’s biggest animation studios.
When an eleven year-old boy and his friend find a mysterious egg in the Florida Everglades, creepy men begin to stalk his house and military helicopters start buzzing their neighborhood. But when the egg hatches, the boys realize life as they know it will never be the same!
Set six years after the original, an unlikely new hero emerges: a young African–American female pilot, who takes up the mantle of Rocketeer in an attempt to stop an ambitious and corrupt rocket scientist from stealing jet-pack technology in what could prove to be a turning point in the Cold War.
Disney may be looking to continue their streak of live-action versions of classic animated features from their vault. Execs are in the early stages of developing The Little Mermaid for their next adaptation.