Dumplin’ Movie is in Development by Walt Disney Studios

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The Walt Disney Studios has acquired the movie rights to the young adult novel, by Julie Murphy, titled "Dumplin'". The novel scheduled for publication on September 15, 2015, is the story of an overweight, yet confident teenaged girl named Dumplin’. While working at a local fast food spot, she meet a former jock and the mutual attraction begins. When Dumplin' starts to lose her confidence and doubt herself, she decides to get it back by showing the world that big girls can do anything skinny … [Read more...]


The Sword In The Stone Is Next In Line As A Live Action Remake

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The continuation of Walt Disney Studios quest to remake classics into live-action movies adds The Sword and The Stone to the list.Brigham Taylor who is also producing the live action version of The Jungle Book will head up production.  Bryan Cogman's script brings the story of a young King Arthur as he is mentored by the wise magician Merlin.  The Sword and the Stone, the final movie released before Mr. Disney's death is loosely based on the novel by T.H. White and part of the series The … [Read more...]


Disney’s Untitled New Project About Charles Darwin

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There are very few details about a new untitled project Walt Disney Studios has just closed the deal on.   Stephen Gaghan will write an adventure film involving Charles Darwin, the British naturalist and geologist famous for his theories, including the Theory of Evolution.   Darwin traveled for 5 years on board the ship HMS Beagle charting the coastline of South America and made many discoveries which led to his being one of the most well known and influencial persons in history.Should be … [Read more...]


Princess Diaries 3 Is Not On The List Of Upcoming Disney Movies

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Anonymouse reporting for duty with the latest news from the mousevine.  There is no sign of Princess Diaries 3 on the list of upcoming Disney movies.   Although Walt Disney Pictures had hinted about the possibility of moving forward with Princess Diaries 3, at this time Walt Disney Pictures and Anne Hathaway have not confirmed nor are they in talks about a 3rd movie.Unlike Julie Andrews who in 2011, when asked if she would be interested in appearing in a 3rd Princess Diaries film, responded, … [Read more...]


Zootopia Characters Are Finally Revealed

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Walt Disney Pictures has a new movie coming our way.  While we have had a glimpse or two of the characters, Disney has just released the picture above bringing us face to face with Nick Wilde (Justin Bateman) and Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin).Zootopia tells the story of Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on the police force full of big, scary animals.   Officer Hopps joins forces with scam artist, Nick Wilde to solve a mystery and earn her spot in the department.Along with the storyline … [Read more...]


Newest Disney Live Action Movie Based on Fantasia’s “Night on Bald Mountain”

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Walt Disney Pictures executives are hard at work on a new live action movie project, Night on Bald Mountain, based on a segment from Disney's famous classic - Fantasia.  Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless are preparing a script which is still in the early development stage.  As well as the script, the duo will also wear the executive producer hats.The "Night on Bald Mountain" section of Fantasia brings us a dark winged creature who raised spirits from the dead.  The spirits spend the night, … [Read more...]


Inside Out Trailer Gives Us A Look At Our Emotions

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Disney Pixar's original new movie "Inside Out" is coming to theaters later this month.  To make the wait easier, Disney has shared a new trailer where we can get a glimpse inside Headquarters and meet the emotions who live there.   Eleven year old Riley is your typical tween who's family has just moved to San Francisco causing a bit of emotional upheaval.   To keep things in control, Riley's 5 emotions work hard to try to keep things under control at Headquarters (the control center inside … [Read more...]


Mulan Live Action Movie Moves Forward

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Walt Disney Pictures continues forward with the development of the live action film, Mulan   Producers J.C. Bender, Jake Weiner and Chris Bender are teaming up to bring us Mulan, based on a script written by Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin.Mulan was released as an animated film in 1998 bringing us the tale of Hua Mulan, a young girl who disguises herself as a solder to replace her father in the army becoming one of the most celebrated heroes in Chinese history.Walt Disney Pictures has … [Read more...]


Star Wars Trilogy Is Finally Coming To China

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Star Wars fans in China have a few months to be able to can enjoy Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the end of the year.  To help make the wait a bit easier, The 18th Shanghai International Film Festival and Walt Disney Pictures have announced they will be screening all six Star War movies at the festival.The festival held June 13 to June 21, will screen the previously released Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars: Episode III – … [Read more...]


Tomorrowland Box Office Numbers Disappointing

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Tommorowland's box office numbers proved to be a disappointment over the holiday weekend coming in at a little over $41 million.   Brad Bird's live action, sci-fi adventure about a futuristic world where nothing is what it seems, was destined to start off the Disney summer season with a bang.  Instead the film which cost $190 million to make generated a loss for the studios.The film which stars Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Raffey Cassidy, and Hugh Laurie takes us on a journey of … [Read more...]