Hamilton

On Feb 3. 2020, The Walt Disney Company announced its acquisition of the worldwide distribution rights that would bring the blockbuster theatrical production to cinemas in 2021; the film premiere was fast-tracked to stream on Disney+ beginning Jul. 3, 2020. Directed by Thomas Kail, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical was …

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Disney Earns 25 Golden Globe® Award Nominations in 2021

By Zach Johnson Get ready for glitz, glamour, and gold! This morning, film and television titles from across The Walt Disney Company earned a total of 25 Golden Globe® nominations for 2021. The list was revealed by actresses Taraji P. Henson and Sarah Jessica Parker on behalf of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Nomadland, from …

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Every Epic Moment from disney plus

Every Epic Moment from the First Year of Disney+

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today, we’re celebrating the year anniversary of a moment streams are made of: The launch of Disney+! Disney’s first-ever direct-to-consumer streaming service is celebrating its inaugural year—and what a year it has been! From the can’t-miss original series to epic movie debuts, every moment has had something special for Disney fans of …

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the one and only ivan

First Look at Disney+’s The One and Only Ivan—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter The One and Only Ivan: Coming to Disney+ Next Month Mark those calendars—there’s another sure-to-be-delightful, brand-new film coming to Disney+ in just a few weeks’ time! Based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate, The One and Only Ivan is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization, …

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disney+ musicals

The Musical Theater Fan’s Guide to Disney+

By the D23 Team “Curtain up! Light the lights!” Longtime readers of D23 may have caught on that we’re big fans of musical theater ’round these parts. (Especially the incredible shows created by our pals over at Disney Theatrical Group.) With Disney+ now delighting viewers around the world—and with the Broadway mega-hit Hamilton premiering on …

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lin-manuel miranda

7 Times Lin-Manuel Miranda Joined the Worlds of Disney

By the D23 Team Can you feel it? The air is astoundingly abundant with anticipation… for in just a few days’ time, one of Broadway’s biggest-ever hits is coming to Disney+! Yes, the sure-to-be-stunning filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony® Award-winning Hamilton is debuting on the streaming service on Friday, July 3. (Are we already …

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson What will you be watching this week? We plan to beat the heat this Tuesday, as National Geographic will present two specials centered on Mount Everest. Later in the week, Chris Harrison will make a tee-rific appearance on ABC’s Holey Moley II: The Sequel. We’ll round out the week with the premiere …

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muppets now

Nifty New Muppets Now Trailer from Disney+—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Muppets Now: Mirth, Madness, and Merry Mayhem Coming to Disney+! As unabashed Muppet fans, we nearly went apoplectic when the first trailer for Muppets Now dropped earlier this week, thanks to our pals over at Disney+. If you haven’t already taken a gander, delight in the clip, above. In their first-ever unscripted …

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hamilton

Watch the Trailer for Hamilton, Streaming Exclusively on Disney+

By the D23 Team We only have to wait for it a little bit longer—on July 3, the Tony Award®- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton will debut on Disney+. An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to …

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