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Taylor Swift Signs Deal to Direct a Film For Disney

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Singer-Songwriter Taylor Swift has never been one to sit around and rest on her laurels. Despite her many achievements, she is constantly reinventing herself and trying new things. The artist who seamlessly transcends genres and has directed her own music videos has a shelf full of Grammy Awards. She’s got her eye on a different award now: an Oscar. Swift ...

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Disney Wanted Brendan Fraser to Do a ‘George of the Jungle’ Sequel, But Wasn’t Willing to Pay Up

George of the Jungle

The 1990s were a big time for Disney movies, with hits like¬†Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Toy Story, Nightmare Before Christmas, The Rescuers Down Under,¬†and Hocus Pocus¬†being released during that time. There was also another movie that was released that wasn‚Äôt the studio’s biggest hit, but it has become a cult classic that people remember fondly — George of the ...

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Former ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Writer Admits She Lied About Having Cancer

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Back in March 2022, Elisabeth Finch — a writer on the hit ABC show Grey‚Äôs Anatomy— was placed on administrative leave as ABC investigated her life story. Finch had been very public about her struggles with a rare form of cancer and, during her time on the¬†Grey‚Äôs Anatomy writer, her chemotherapy treatments, hair loss, and nausea. Finch‚Äôs story was even ...

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‘Aladdin’ Star Talks About Potential Sequel; Won’t Be Based On Animated Version

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While Disney is known for its incredible animated movies like Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp, Frozen, and¬†Encanto, they are also becoming known for their live-action remakes. For years, Disney has made a number of its animated hits into live-action ones — including¬†Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo, Pinocchio,¬†and¬†The Jungle Book. In 2019,¬†Disney transformed its animated tale of¬†Aladdin into a ...

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Disney Brags About New Advertisers, and NO ONE Is Impressed

Disney Brags about New Advertisers

There is Disney news to get excited about… then there is THIS. Today, December 8, 2022, is the big day. The Walt Disney Company and Bob Chapek‚Äôs massive money-channeling project has come to fruition. Disney+ has officially entered the ad-supported streaming platform. Credit: Disney While we would think this is something Disney would do quietly… as it‚Äôs only an increase ...

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Millions Are Left Without Access to the New Disney+ Ad-Supported Tier

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Disney+ launched its ad-supported subscription tier  (Disney Basic) today, but not all users are able to access it. Users who stream on the popular Roku device are finding error messages rather than their favorite Disney content. Many users are confused, and others are just upset that they feel they must pay the higher price in order to continue watching when ...

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Despite Iger’s Return, Chapek’s Prized Project Launches

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We’ve known for months it was coming! The Walt Disney Company’s streaming platform, Disney+, has officially welcomed advertisements as of December 8, 2022. Where was Bob Iger on this one? Today is the day that Disney+ launches its ad-supported subscription tier that former Disney CEO Bob Chapek was so proud of implementing. When logging into Disney+, subscribers will now see ...

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VIDEO: An L.A.-Based Animation Studio Adores Walt Disney, and This Tribute Film is Proof

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You might be a fan of the late Walter Elias Disney, but the biggest Walt fans produce a short film for his 121st birthday. That’s the story behind¬†The Wonderful World of Walt, the product of a collaboration amongst David Molina, Terry Shakespeare, and Sue Shakespeare, owners of a California-based independent animation studio called Creative Capers Entertainment. The trio says that ...

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