Remembering Disney Legend Angela Lansbury

Award-winning actress and Disney Legend Angela Lansbury passed away today at her home in Los Angeles at age 96. While probably best known to television audiences as Jessica Fletcher in the long-running detective series Murder, She Wrote, her performances in two classic Disney films—Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and Beauty and the Beast (1991)—endeared her to …

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Angela Lansbury Joins Mary Poppins Returns

By Jeffrey Epstein In practically perfect news, Disney Legend Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of Mary Poppins Returns! The sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 classic is currently filming at the Shepperton Studios in London and stars Emily Blunt (Into the Woods) as the title character. Lin-Manuel Miranda, an Oscar® nominee for penning Moana’s “How Far …

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Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, and Cogsworth

Catching Up with the Enchanted Objects from Beauty and the Beast

By William Keck In real life, sidekicks (usually our little brothers and sisters) can be, well, let’s face it—super annoying. But in Disney animated films, they are the characters who provide the biggest laughs and one-liners. There’s Ariel’s calypso-singing crab. Anna’s buck-toothed snowman. Peter’s jealous pixie. But it’s Beauty and the Beast’s Belle who really …

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

6 Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks

By Courtney Potter Bedknobs and Broomsticks reunited the creative team behind Disney’s blockbuster Mary Poppins—including director Robert Stevenson; producer and writer Bill Walsh; co-writer Don DaGradi; art director Peter Ellenshaw; special effects technician Eustace Lycett; and the award-winning songwriting team of Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman. Based on characters from a novel by Mary …

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