Maleficent 2 Starts Filming in April, 2018

Angelina Jolie will begin filming of Maleficent 2 in April of 2018. Linda Woolverton, who wrote the original Maleficent, was rumored to have written the first draft of the sequel script but it now looks as though Jez Butterworth will be doing the rewrite. Jez Butterworth is also handling the script for Cruella, another Disney live-action movie based on an animated classic,focusing on the villain, starring  Emma Stone.  Cruella and Maleficent 2, do not have any official release dates at this time.   [amazon_link asins=’B00M4ADWQ8,B01F7BXDOG,B01MY706YJ,B073X4RZVW,B01M12GBUU,B01HE5X064,B00WI78DP2′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’us-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’72d56026-facf-11e7-bf0a-6350005ab2ec’]

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Disney Planning to Faceoff with Netflix?

Recent articles have reported that Disney has decided to pull all Disney and Pixar films from Netflix by 2019 in order to start their own streaming service. As more and more customers cut the cord and replace Cable TV with live TV and media streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and more, it seem as though Disney wants to jump into the streaming media business offering their own service in what looks to be 2019. Although loosing the Disney titles from their library will slightly affect Netflix, it is…

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Disney reveals how all Pixar films are connected

Eagle-eyed fans of Disney-Pixar’s animated films have long wondered if the characters in “Cars,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo” and other beloved Pixar flicks all lived in the same cinematic universe. The clues, they believed, were in each film’s Easter eggs, not-so-hidden nods to other films in the Pixar collection, which spans more than two decades, dating back to 1995’s “Toy Story.” For example, a “Toy Story” Pizza Planet truck shows up in just about every film, as does the number A113. Now, Disney has pretty much confirmed the fan theory by…

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Disney’s Live-Action Remake of ‘The Lion King’ Is Coming Soon

We just can’t wait. It’s official: Disney and director Jon Favreau are working on a live-action remake of one of the studio’s most popular animated films, The Lion King. “We can officially confirm that The Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of The Lion King on the fast track to production. The project follows the technologically groundbreaking smash hit The Jungle Book, directed by Favreau, which debuted in April and has earned $965.8 million worldwide,” the company said in a press release. Disney’s been…

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Pete’s Dragon

SAN FRANCISCO & BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and The Walt Disney Studios today announced seven new titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema™ locations around the globe. Dolby Cinema, featuring Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos®, is a premium cinema offering for exhibitors and moviegoers that combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event. “Dolby and Disney have had many industry firsts together, including bringing the advancement of Dolby Atmos sound to audiences with Disney•Pixar’s Brave and the spectacular image of…

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