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Disney 2021 Movies and Series Schedule Revealed

The Walt Disney Studios has released its full 2021 schedule, which includes over 30 projects heading to theaters and the Disney+ streaming service. The Disney 2021 movies and TV series come from 20th Century Studios, Disney Animation, Disney Live Action, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, and Pixar. You can learn more about the Disney 2021 movies and …

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Disney Investor Day Roundup: Disney+, FX, Hulu and Theatrical

The Walt Disney Company revealed the next steps in its global streaming expansion at its 2020 Disney Investor Day, with new details on the future of its direct-to-consumer services Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, a first look at its upcoming international general entertainment content brand, Star, and previews of its slate of all-new content. Bob Chapek, …

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Live-Action Disney Movies Updates from Investor Day

Today at The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day event, Sean Bailey, President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, unveiled live-action Disney movies in development. In his opening remarks, Bailey said: “There are so many incredible dimensions to this company, and my team and I have the honor of getting to focus on a treasure trove …

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Soul Preview: An Early Look at the New Pixar Film

With the announcement this week that the Pixar film will debut on Disney+ Christmas Day, Vital Thrills got an early look at the anticipated Soul. For the Soul preview, we talked to director Pete Docter, producer Dana Murray, co-director Kemp Powers and more. Soul introduces Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx), a middle-school band teacher who gets the …

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Mulan Digital Release Set for October 6

The Walt Disney Company announced today that the Mulan digital release has been set for Tuesday, October 6, which is earlier than was expected. So far, the live-action adaptation has only been available on Disney+ with Premier Access for $29.99. The Mulan digital release will be available on all major retail platforms with never-before-seen bonus …

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Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins to Direct The Lion King Sequel

The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Moonlight director Barry Jenkins will direct the upcoming The Lion King sequel, according to Deadline. The Academy Award-winning Jenkins will take on the second installment of the live-action film that was released by Disney in 2019, directed by Jon Favreau. The script comes to us from Jeff Nathanson, …

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The One and Only Ivan Cast on the Disney Adaptation

With the movie launching on Disney+ on August 14, Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to The One and Only Ivan cast. The Walt Disney Studios film is based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate (buy at Amazon).  The One and Only Ivan tells the story of Ivan, a silverback gorilla who learns that …

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Loyal Brave True Music Video for Disney’s Mulan

Disney has released the Loyal Brave True music video, which was directed by Mulan feature director Niki Caro (The Zookeeper’s Wife, McFarland, USA). Multi-platinum and global award-winning superstar singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera performs the original song. As previously announced, in addition to Loyal Brave True, Aguilera also performs a newly-recorded Reflection (2020). Both songs will be …

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Jared Leto May Have Revealed the Title of the New Tron Movie

Before TRON: Legacy was released in theaters in 2010, The Walt Disney Studios announced that director Joseph Kosinski would return to direct a third film in the franchise. 10 years later, and a lot has changed. Now, Deadline is reporting that Garth Davis (Mary Magdalene, the Oscar-nominated Lion) is set to direct with Jared Leto …

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Mulan Release Set on Disney+ for $29.99 on September 4

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the Mulan release will now take place on Disney+ and for a premium price on top of the subscription price – an additional $29.99. Once the film is unlocked, it will be available as long as you’re a Disney+ subscriber. The film will also be offered in select …

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Disney Reveals Pixar’s Luca, Releasing in Summer 2021

Pixar Animation Studios today announced that its next feature film release will be Luca. Directed by Academy Award nominee Enrico Casarosa (La Luna) and produced by Andrea Warren (Lava, Cars 3), Luca is set to open in U.S. theaters June 18, 2021. Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated …

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Disney Undates Mulan, Reschedules Star Wars and Avatar Movies

The pushing back of movies due to the current health status continues, as The Walt Disney Studios has made some big moves today that include the upcoming Star Wars and Avatar movies. “Over the last few months, it’s become clear that nothing can be set in stone when it comes to how we release films …

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Hamilton Videos Debut Ahead of Disney+ Premiere

With the film launching on Disney+ this Friday, July 3, Disney has released a few new Hamilton videos that should hype you up! You can watch the Hamilton videos, including two trailers and three clips, using the players below. An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines …

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New Soul Preview Released by Disney!

The Walt Disney Studios has released a new Soul preview that debuted during a virtual panel titled “Finding ‘Soul’” from the Essence Festival of Culture. The panel, which you can watch below, included director Pete Docter, co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers, and producer Dana Murray, as well as American anthropologist/educator Dr. Johnnetta Cole and globally-renowned …

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Disney’s Mulan Release Date Pushed Back to August

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the Mulan release date has been moved back from July 24 to August 21, 2020. That is a little over a week after Christopher Nolan’s Tenet will now open on August 12. The live-action epic, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro, was originally going to open in theaters …

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Margot Robbie to Star in New Pirates of the Caribbean Film

Margot Robbie is reteaming with her Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson on a new Pirates of the Caribbean film at The Walt Disney Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade says the project is separate from the Pirates of the Caribbean film that franchise writer Ted Elliott and Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin are …

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Hamilton Trailer and New Photos from the Filmed Version

The Walt Disney Company has debuted the official Hamilton trailer, which gives you a first look at the film coming to Disney+ on July 3, 2020. The Hamilton trailer debuted as part of the 2020 ESPYs that aired on ESPN and ESPN2. An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production …

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Watch the Bloody Origins in the New Trailer for The King’s Man

Disney’s 20th Century Studios has released the new King’s Man trailer and poster, which preview the anticipated prequel coming to theaters on September 18, 2020. The movie was originally going to be released on November 15, 2019 and was then pushed back to February 14, 2020. Moviegoers will now get to see it this fall. …

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The One and Only Ivan Going to Disney+, Beatles Doc Pushed Back

The Walt Disney Studios announced today that adventure film The One and Only Ivan, based on the bestselling, award-winning book (buy at Amazon) about a very special gorilla directed by Thea Sharrock, will premiere exclusively on Disney+ August 21, 2020. The film was previously scheduled to be released theatrically on August 14, 2020. The One …

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Avatar 2 Production to Continue Next Week!

Producer Jon Landau has some good news for Avatar fans today. The Avatar 2 production is headed back to New Zealand next week! Landau posted the above photo on his social channels and said: “Our Avatar sets are ready — and we couldn’t be more excited to be headed back to New Zealand next week. …

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