Robin Williams Estate Puts A Stop To Aladdin Prequel

Walt Disney Pictures' announcement of the live action prequel to Aladdin was huge news to many fans. Excited about seeing where Genies came from and how they became, well... Genies, had this entertainment writer ready to reserve her theater seats. Along with a new Aladdin film, was the hope that somehow, our favorite, the one and only, Genie - Robin Williams would somehow be a part of the film.Recent developments have not only squashed that hope, but placed the film on hold for a long time. … [Read more...]

Disney Retells the Story of “Aladdin” with Emoji’s

Hurry and text your friends because there is another Disney emoji video just went live! In the all-new Aladdin as Told by Emoji video, fans can watch as emoji-fied versions of Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, and the rest of our Aladdin friends as they retell their tale using the mechanics of a smartphone, including text threads, calendar alerts, lock screens and more.The video is the third installment of Disney As Told By Emoji, a new collection of videos that retell popular Disney stories by … [Read more...]

Aladdin on Broadway is going global

This was the last of Alan Menken's Disney works with Howard Ashman, who has since past away in 1991 from Aids complications. Since "Aladdin" hit Broadway it has had almost 700 performers and over $122 million in ticket sales. There is a Japanese version playing in Tokyo and soon to be a version in Hamburg, as well as Sydney.Key players in the show are:Designed by Bob Crowley (An American In Paris, Skylight) Lighting by Natasha Katz (the upcoming School Of Rock) Illusions by Jim … [Read more...]

The Diamond Edition of “Aladdin” Has Some Never Before Seen Robin Williams Footage

The Diamond Edition of "Aladdin" will be released very soon. One of my favorite parts of a Disney DVD is the bonus features. The bonus features of Aladdin are especially awesome on this DVD, it is Robin Williams while he was recording the iconic voice of Genie. I think it is so awesome to see his skills and how far he goes into the character to bring him to life. I loved Robin Williams. I love a sense of humor but better than that I love someone that is just a decent, good person and he seemed … [Read more...]

Disney Theatrical Productions is Hosting Nationwide Casting Calls

Disney Theatrical Productions is looking for some new stars for “The Lion King” and “Aladdin" on Broadway. Starting next month and going until May 2016 casting representatives will be searching in Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Toronto, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Miami, Dallas, and New Orleans. So if you are multi-talented please go try your luck and audition. They are looking for people from all backgrounds.“Aladdin” A tale of love and adventure, “Aladdin” is the acclaimed stage adaptation … [Read more...]

Review – Aladdin on Blu-Ray Combo Pack

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 of “Aladdin” like never before, from the Academy Award winning music (Best Music, Original Song for “A Whole New World” and Best Music, Original Score, 1993) to the unforgettable moments of sidesplitting comedy and soaring adventure.In the heat of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous … [Read more...]

Enter to Win the Aladdin A Whole New Adventure Sweepstakes

What a great way to celebrate the re-release of Aladdin. Enter to win the Aladdin A Whole New Adventure Sweepstakes. One Grand Prize Winner will receive:A Disney Cruise for 4 aboard the redesigned Disney Dream4 First Prize Winner will get:A Genie Collectible Figure100 Second Prize Winners will receive:A $25 Disney Gift Card100 Third Prize Winners will receive:A one year subscription (6 issues) to Disney Princess MagazineEnter here. Good luck!!The … [Read more...]

Disney is working on a live action Aladdin Prequel called Genie

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

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! 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!

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...]