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Fans are already casting their votes for actors to play the hero in Disney’s live-action “Hercules”

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Disney recently made an announcement about who is slated to direct the live-action version of its animated classic, Hercules, and already, fans are chiming in about who they’d most like to see cast as Hercules himself in the upcoming film. Just days ago, Disney announced that veteran director Guy Ritchie will direct the take-two of Hercules. Previously, the live-action film ...

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“Lightyear” flopped at the box office. Here’s why, despite the “buzz”, the film never made it to infinity and/or beyond

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It’s been a week since the debut of Lightyear at the box office, and while many fans were elated that a PIXAR flick was finally seeing a theater premiere–the first in almost 900 days–the “definitive origin story” about space ranger Buzz Lightyear didn’t live up to expectations. Here’s why. RELATED: Producer says no controversial content will be modified in PIXAR’s ...

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Attorneys, parents of Tyre Sampson say his death at drop tower ride is being swept “under the rug”

The father of the 14-year-old who died after falling hundreds of feet from the Orlando FreeFall drop tower attraction in March says the young boy’s death is being swept “under the rug.” According to the Orlando Sentinel, Yarnell Sampson, the father of 14-year-old Tyre Sampson, visited the Orlando FreeFall ride at ICON Park just before Father’s Day. “I came up ...

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“Lightyear” debuted. Great. We’re happy. But here are several more titles racing toward their release dates, and you’ll want to keep these on your radar!

PIXAR’s first theatrical release of a film in nearly 900 days happened on Friday, and though we were thrilled to see the PIXAR Powerhouse darken the doors of the theater once again, we must admit we’ve got our eyes set on the next few releases from Disney, and we think you should too! Strange World Strange World is Walt Disney ...

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REVEALED: Questionable Content from Disney’s “Pinocchio” won’t be part of the live-action remake

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Though it’s touted as a Disney “remake,” the 2022 live-action take-two of Disney’s 1940 classic, Pinocchio, will not feature much of the classic’s questionable content. PIXAR celebrated the release of Lightyear over the weekend. The first Pixarian film to debut at the box office in more than two years, Lightyear is the “definitive origin story” of the space ranger, Buzz ...

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After years of construction, setbacks, and sea trials, the Disney Wish finally arrives home to Port Canaveral

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It really is like a “wish” come true: Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship arrived home at Port Canaveral for the first time early Monday morning. RELATED: Set sail for $44,000: The Disney Wish cruise ship by the numbers Crowds of eager fans gathered at Jetty Park before 5:00 a.m. local time at Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to witness the arrival ...

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Disney Parks & shopDisney join in the fun and adventure of the box office debut of PIXAR’s “Lightyear”

PIXAR’s Lightyear hit the box office on Friday, and Disney has announced new offerings at Disney Parks and at shopDisney that will have Guests and fans young and old feeling that “to infinity and beyond” spirit of adventure! For starters, Guests of the Disneyland Resort in California will be able to say hello (and salute) Captain Buzz Lightyear in Tomorrowland. ...

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Disney shares the first look at design concepts for Cotino, a Storyliving by Disney housing community

Disney has just shared the first glimpse of design concepts for houses that will be part of the Walt Disney Company’s new residential communities called Storyliving by Disney. These design concepts will serve as inspiration for homes in the new community. Though no homes have yet been constructed in Disney’s new Cotino community in Rancho Mirage, California, Disney has shared ...

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