‘Hamilton’ Movie: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Director Thomas Kail on Bringing the Broadway Phenomenon to Disney Plus

When it opened in 2015, “Hamilton” instantly became both the hottest ticket on Broadway and the hardest to come by. Sure, if you were Beyoncé, Oprah, the Obamas, or just willing to shell out hundreds of dollars for nosebleed seats, … Read more…

Pixar Short ‘Out’ On Disney+ Features Animation Studio’s First Gay Main Character

Out, a short film from Pixar Animation Studios streaming on Disney+, features Pixar’s first gay main character. The 9-minute film debuted Friday as one of seven films in the studio’s SparkShorts program. SparkShorts aims to “discover new storytellers, explore new … Read more…

Pregnant Katy Perry Performs “Baby Mine” During The Disney Family Singalong in Elephant Costume

Katy Perry took part in The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II on Sunday and sang the beloved lullaby “Baby Mine,” but of course she went the extra mile. The singer and American… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Disney has free animation classes online—and drawing can help you relax and focus during the pandemic

Disney has free drawing classes on YouTube that teach you how to doodle your favorite characters, right from the pros. Studies suggest it could help with stress, sadness and concentration amid Covid-19. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Disney has free animation classes online—and drawing can help you relax and focus during the pandemic

Disney has free drawing classes on YouTube that teach you how to doodle your favorite characters, right from the pros. Studies suggest it could help with stress, sadness and concentration amid Covid-19. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

WATCH: Beyonce’ Makes A Surprise Performance On ‘The Disney Family Singalong’

Entertainers joined together for a giant karaoke for “The Disney Family Singalong” that aired on April 16 to entertain families across the nation to uplift their spirits. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, … Read more…

Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera and more shock fans by making surprise appearance for Disney Family Singalong

BEYONCE left fans completely stunned when she made a surprise appearance on Thursday night’s Disney Family Singalong to benefit Feeding America during the coronavirus pandemic. Ariana Grande, 26, Christina Aguilera, 39, Demi Lovato, 27, the cast of High School Musical … Read more…

Ariana Grande harmonizes perfectly with herself on Disney ‘Hercules’ banger

Disney’s Hercules is somehow still one of their most underrated movies, and the songs are wall-to-wall bangers. Exhibit A: flawed, smart-mouthed proto-feminist heroine Megara, and her crush-denial anthem “I Won’t Say I’m In Love,” backed up by the film’s incredible, … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus fundraiser has been ‘frozen’ over streaming rights

A fundraising streaming of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after the organizers failed to get the rights. ‘Disney on Broadway’ had been set to air Monday on Broadwaycares.org with proceeds supporting the Broadway Cares/Equity … Read more…

Marvel Picks Quebec’s Squeeze for Disney Plus Animated Series ‘What If…?’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marvel Studios has commissioned Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze to create five episodes of “What If…?,” its new animated series set for release on the Disney Plus platform in summer 2021. The first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, … Read more…

Disney+ Adjusts Collaboration With Disney TV Studios As Labels Take On Larger Role In Series Development

Disney+ is in pre-production/production on Turner & Hooch, a series reboot of the Touchstone movie, from 20th Century Fox TV,  The Mighty Ducks, a sequel series to the Disney movie, and David E. Kelley’s Big Shot starring John Stamos, both … Read more…

In a surprise move, Disney chief executive Robert Iger steps down and is replaced by a theme-park lieutenant

Iger has long been planning retirement and had postponed a scheduled departure date several times. But Tuesday’s news that he would leave his post immediately and become executive chairman sent shock waves through the industry. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

NBC’s Peacock will try to differentiate itself from Netflix, Disney+ with live streaming element, tiered pricing structure

NBCUniversal will unveil its Peacock streaming application on Jan. 16, 2020. Outgoing CEO Steve Burke will lead the event and hopes to showcase how Peacock is different from its streaming competition. BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Disney+ Adds Disclaimers, Content Warnings to Movies Featuring Racist Characters and Tropes

(NEW YORK) — Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to Dumbo, Peter Pan and other classics because they depict racist stereotypes, underscoring a challenge media companies face when they resurrect older movies in modern times. The move comes … Read more…

8 bonkers things everyone forgot happened in straight-to-video Disney sequels

Long before the House of Mouse pivoted to live-action remakes, streaming services, and releasing high-profile sequels like Frozen 2, Disney capitalized on the success of its princess and princess-adjacent animated classics by pumping out straight-to-VHS sequels to some of their … Read more…