By Courtney Potter
See the latest trailers from around the worlds of Disney, and mark your calendars for a cool new Beatles documentary from director Peter Jackson… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!
Magical New Soul Trailer Takes Us to the “Great Before”
Arriving in theaters later this summer, Disney…
By Zach Johnson
China’s greatest warrior brought honor to us all Monday at the world premiere of Mulan. All eyes were on Yifei Liu, who stars as Hua Mulan in the live-action adventure from The Walt Disney Studios, as she arrived on the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The Chinese actress was joined by director Niki Caro, co-stars Jet Li and Donnie…
By Bruce C. Steele
In Disney’s new Mulan, Böri Khan may not be quite the hulking villain that Shan-Yu was in the 1998 animated classic, but actor Jason Scott Lee wants to make sure you know: “He’s a cold-hearted warrior.”
With a fiercely scarred face, black leather clothing worthy of the meanest biker, and a shape-shifting witch as his ally, Khan leads the…
<!– The Unexpected Mulan Cast Members Bringing Action to the Big Screen –>By Bruce C. Steele
Tickets for Mulan are on sale now, and D23 is celebrating by sharing behind-the-scenes stories from the set!
Nothing sets the new live-action Mulan apart from Disney’s classic 1998 animated feature quite like the sight of dozens of horses in action during the…
By D23 Team
Sing, samba, and shout, “¡ay caramba!” because this week we’re celebrating 75 years of three especially famous birds of a feather—The Three Caballeros (1945). In honor of this milestone anniversary, we’ve rounded up some promotional stills that are awesomely retro and full of summer fun, photographed at a specially constructed “beach” on…
In 2020, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is bringing back many of its most popular events, adding incredible new experiences, and putting new twists on favorites for fans around the country to enjoy.
Check out our 10 helpful tips for D23 events.
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D23 Gold Member Mixer in Kapolei,…
By Beth Deitchman
“You’re not just fans, you’re family. And there are 7,000 of you in this audience today. It’s because of you that we keep working so hard to make great films—and we love the D23 Expo because it’s where we can share them with you first,” said Alan Horn, co-chairman and chief creative officer, The Walt Disney Studios, as he kicked off…
By D23 Team
It’s here! The month of D23 Expo is here! And we’re wrapping up all of the exciting announcements with a big roundup of some of the amazing panels and presentations! From Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios and live-action projects from Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm, there are tons of incredible panels and experiences…
By William Keck
For several years, the genius filmmakers behind this summer’s The Lion King created and fine-tuned the most minute of details with the common goal of leaving audiences so mesmerized by the moving story and spectacle on screen that they wouldn’t be distracted or even notice them. But they’re there, to be sure. And now the film’s…
By Zach Johnson
The recent Lion King global press conference in Beverly Hills began much like the movie itself, with Lebo M belting the iconic Zulu lyrics from “The Circle of Life.” Joined by soloist Clydene Jackson and a talented choir, it was a celebratory introduction fit for a king—a lion king, that is.
Moments after bringing the room to its feet with…