Disney is working on a live action Aladdin Prequel called Genie

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Walt Disney Studios is flying back to the world of Aladdin with Genie‬ a live-action Aladdin prequel.The new comedy would focus on the realm of the Genies and reveal how Aladdin's Genie ended up enslaved in the lamp. Presently Genies is only in the early stages of development and is being written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift. No director has signed on yet but I expect that news to be very soon.Genie is just the first step in the Aladdin timeline with a long-term plan to have the … [Read more...]


A Whole New Tsum Tsum World

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Tsum Tsum Tuesday in July brought us the Lilo and Stitch Tsum Tsum Ohana, and a sizzling sneak peak at August's Tsum Tsum Tuesday.Last Tsum Tsum update, I mentioned that we might be getting a taste of Arabian Nights for August, and it looks like August will not disappoint! Aladdin, Jasmine and many other characters from the Classic Disney Movie "Aladdin" will be taking a magic carpet ride to Disney Stores and Disneystore.com! 8 new Tsum Tsum friends will be headed our way, and I couldn't be … [Read more...]


Exclusive Chapter Excerpt from Liz Braswell’s A Whole New World!

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What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? This first book in the A Twisted Tale line will explore a dark and daring version of Disney's Aladdin. When Jafar steals the Genie’s lamp, he uses his first two wishes to become sultan and the most powerful sorcerer in the world.Agrabah lives in fear, waiting for his third and final wish.To stop the power-mad ruler, Aladdin and the deposed princess Jasmine must unite the people of Agrabah in rebellion. But soon their fight for freedom threatens to … [Read more...]


Disney’s Aladdin Diamond Edition releases to Blu-Ray this October

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Discover how three wishes can change everything in Disney’s Timeless Adventure for the whole family available for the first time on Blu-ray and Digital HD!Enjoy this magic carpet ride of non-stop comedy on Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) and Digital HD on September 29th and on Blu-ray Combo Pack on October 13th.Soar away on a magic carpet ride of nonstop laughs and thrills in one of the most spectacular adventures on all time! Now meticulously restored and enhanced – experience the wonders … [Read more...]


Get Ready for Disney’s Aladdin – Diamond Edition

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Disney is releasing  the "Diamond Edition" of "Aladdin," on Blu-ray and digital HD, October 6, 2015.  Aladdin which was released in theatres, November 1992, gave us a whole new world of magic and adventures.  Aladdin and Princess Jasmine were added to Disney's royalty and of course, we were treated to the one of kind genius of Robin Williams as the genie.William's untimely passing, will make this release bittersweet for all Disney Addicts and fans, but will give us the opportunity to honor … [Read more...]


Disney’s Lion King Takes No. 1 Spot.

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Broadway's Top 10 Shows have several Disney titles on the list.   The Lion King holds the number 1 spot in Broadway box office sales bringing in $100.2 million in 2014.  The Lion King and Disney's Aladdin at No. 5 along with Beautiful, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots and Matilda, Motown and Jersey Boys and the long running Phantom of the Opera are on the list of Broadway favorites.Disney's The Lion King opened on Broadway 1997 and brings to life the animated film  about our favorite … [Read more...]


ABC Television takes us “Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years”

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ABC Television is bringing us the magic of Disney on Broadway on Sunday, December 14th at 7:00 pm (ET).“BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY: CELEBRATING 20 YEARS” hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, will give us backstage access with the Broadway Casts of Disney’s “The Lion King” and “Aladdin” and the North American Tour of “Newsies”.     The one hour special gives viewers a trip through the creation of the 8 Disney Broadway musicals:  “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “AIDA,” “Tarzan,” … [Read more...]


Disney’s Hit Broadway Musical “Aladdin” is Flying to Germany

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Disney Theatrical Productions and Stage Entertainment has announced that the second international production, and the first production in Eurpose, of the hit Broadway musical Aladdin will begin its run in the Fall of 2015 at The Stage Theatre Neue Flora in Hamburg, Germany.  The first international production of Aladdin is set to premier in May of 2015 in Japan at The Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo.This production will be cast locally in Germany and will be performed in German.Aladdin … [Read more...]


Remembering Robin Williams this weekend on Disney Channel

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In remembrance of an extraordinary, legendary and beloved actor as was Robin Williams, the 3 Disney Channel networks are bringing Aladdin out of the vault and airing it this weekend. On Saturday, August 16th and Sunday, August 17th Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will be airing Aladdin at different times, so make sure and check your local listings. Williams who voiced the 1992 film’s treasured character, Genie is remembered by his wife Susan Schneider and 3 children, Zachary Pym … [Read more...]


Disney Infinity 2.0: Aladdin & Jasmine

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Street-smart Aladdin and Princess Jasmine, will be flying their magic carpet to Disney Infinity 2.0 in early 2015. These lovable characters will only be available for play in the Toy Box. I was hoping they would have a world of their own. There's a lot of time between now and then, maybe Disney Interactive will give them a world.Key highlights include: Aladdin: With a scimitar and a magic lamp at his disposal, Aladdin's brand of action is the answer to all your Disney Infinity Toy Box … [Read more...]