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Disney Casts Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud as the Leads for ‘Aladdin’

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Hollywood Reporter announces, Disney has cast the lead roles for the live-action adaptation of Aladdin. Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) will play Princess Jasmine while newcomer actor Mena Massoud will play Aladdin. Will Smith is also tapped to play the Genie.  Guy Ritchie is attached to direct. As of right now, they’re yet to cast the villain Jafar, Sultan, and Lago. […]

Disney Releases Teaser Trailer & Poster for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

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Disney has released the teaser trailer and teaser poster for “A Wrinkle in Time.” It debuted in D23 EXPO in Anaheim. The film, which is an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, examining the nature of darkness versus light and ultimately, the triumph of […]

Film Review: ‘Cars 3’ is a Satisfying Passing of the Torch

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Check out our film review of Disney’s ‘Cars 3’ below! Review by Chloe Palka The first Cars movie was essentially about a hotshot athlete learning humility on Route 66. The second threw James Bond spy thriller elements into the mix. Cars 3 – which hits theaters today – is something else entirely. This is the first […]

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen 2’ & ‘ The Lion King’ release dates

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Looks like Disney fans are in for a treat with release dates for Star Wars, The Lion King and Frozen 2! Disney just unveiled a bevy of release dates for its upcoming slate, not the least of which is Star Wars: Episode IX (in 3D) which will bow on May 24, in 2019. In addition, it […]

‘That’s So Raven’ spinoff ordered by Disney

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Disney has ordered the That’s So Raven spinoff!   Disney Channel has ordered That’s So Raven spinoff Raven’s Home, a multi-cam series that continues the story of the award-winning family comedy. Production is scheduled to begin this month in Los Angeles for a scheduled premiere later this year. The planned sequel originally was announced last year, with series […]

Film review: Beauty and the Beast

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Check out our film review below of Beauty and the Beast! Genre: Live Action Musical, Based on the 1991 Animated Film U.S. Release date: March 17, 2017 Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Hattie Morahan and Nathan Mack with Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson […]

MOANA: Blu-ray/ DVD Preview Event

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HNS got to sit down at Disney Animation Studios and chat with some of the filmmakers who helped bring Moana to life – Producer Osnat Shurer and Director Ron Clements as well as get a sneak peek at some special features included on the blu-ray/ DVD of Moana. We learned all about the creation of these […]

Disney’s THE LION KING Casts James Earl Jones & Donald Glover

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Disney’s ongoing live action revival continues with The Lion King who announced the casting of James Earl Jones and Donald Glover. Acclaimed actors James Earl Jones and Donald Glover have joined the voice cast of Disney and director Jon Favreau’s live-action reimagining of The Lion King. Donald Glover will voice adult Simba, while James Earl Jones will reprise the […]

Anna Kendrick in Talks to Play Female Santa in ‘Nicole’

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Anna Kendrick is in talks to play a female Santa Claus in Nicole! Anna Kendrick is in negotiations to star in Disney’s Nicole, a tale of a female Santa Claus. Marc Lawrence is attached to direct, while Suzanne Todd, who worked with the studio on Alice in Wonderland, is producing. Lawrence also wrote the script, whose […]