Dory, Alice, Moana, Jyn Erso, Judy Hopps

Disney Oscar® Ballot Winners Revealed

In celebration of the Academy Awards®, airing this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC, we asked you to fill out our very own Disney ballot. You voted—and the results are in! Read on to see which heroes, songs, and films were your favorites in 2016.

Best Hero in a Starring Role
WINNER-Captain America/Steve Rogers—Captain America: Civil War
Iron Man/Tony…

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Top moments of 2016

Favorite Disney Moments from 2016

By D23 Team

Before we welcome in the new year, take a look at some of our favorite Disney moments from 2016!

Groundbreaking of Star Wars-Themed Lands
While the news of these galactic expansions to Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida first broke back at D23 Expo 2015, construction on the lands started in the spring of this year….

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Prepare to Meet The BFG—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Sophie’s Adventures with The BFG in New Trailer

“Hold your breath, cross your fingers, here we go!” Roald Dahl’s epic tale The BFG comes to life this summer, courtesy of legendary director Steven Spielberg… and we’ve got a brand-new trailer to (re)whet our whistle, above.

Disney’s The BFG tells the über-imaginative,…

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Mad Hatter and Alice

Why We’re So Excited For Alice Through the Looking Glass

By Courtney Potter

The colorful world of Alice in Wonderland came to life in 2010 in a whole new, live-action way—chock-full of all the whimsy and eye-popping visuals that director Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas) is known for.

When last we fell down the rabbit hole, our titular golden-haired heroine Alice (Mia Wasikowska) escapes a tedious garden…

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James Bobin

D23 Fab Five: James Bobin’s Five Favorite Feistiest Females From Disney Films

By Max Lark

With time flying by until the release of Alice Through the Looking Glass—May 27, to be exact—we got to thinking about how much we love that Alice is such a strong-willed and empowered heroine. So when we got some time to talk to director James Bobin—best known to Disney fans for directing The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted—we asked him to reveal…

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Queen of Katwe

New Queen of Katwe Trailer—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

First Look at Disney’s Queen of Katwe

This fall, learn the inspiring true story of young Ugandan chess luminary Phiona Mutesi when Disney’s Queen of Katwe premieres in theaters nationwide! To whet your whistle, check out the brand-new trailer for the film—directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding)—above.

Ten-year-old Phiona…

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ABC shows for May sweeps

Sweep into May with ABC—Plus More in News Briefs

By D23 Team

ABC Will “Sweep” Us Away with a Marvelous May

Can you believe that summer is already on the horizon? In a little over a month’s time, we’ll be facing the season wrap-ups of some of our favorite ABC television shows… but thankfully, there’s so much to look forward to, we can’t be sad (just yet!).

Make sure to mark those calendars for…

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