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Guy Ritchie Will Direct Live-Action ‘Hercules’ Remake

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning and well-established crime comedy director Guy Ritchie is set to direct Disney’s latest live-action remake of one of its classic animated Disney films. This time, the movie getting a live-action makeover is the 1997 animated movie Hercules! Guy Ritchie is best known for his British crime comedy films, which usually feature British characters (who ...

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Wealthy Disney Characters Valued Well Beyond Their Net Worth

Scrooge McDuck

Walt Disney Entertainment has produced a wealth of characters throughout the years, many of whom have actively produced their very own wealth on screen. And while many of us may admittedly feel compelled to evaluate portrayals of rich folk with more objectionability than we would the meeker underdogs we love for what they lack (and make up for), Disney somehow ...

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These Are the Disney Pets We Wish We Owned


Throughout various works in Walt Disney Entertainment we’ve seen loyal, companionable demonstrations of love and mutual appreciation between various characters and their pets. Some relationships take on a more peer-to-peer dynamic of mutual respectability, like the bond we see between Pocahontas and her animal friends. Then there are situations in which animals are actually the caretakers of humans, as is ...

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Video: Will Smith Assaults Chris Rock at the 94th Oscars

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As the 94th Academy Awards dragged through the night, it appeared to be an arguably mediocre night. Forced comedic dialogue between random movie stars and interesting musical sets split up a night of recognition of the most outstanding talent from the previous year. But then Chris Rock took the stage to read out some documentary nominees. In the middle of ...

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‘Aladdin’ Guest Wins a Disney Wish Cruise

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Anitcipationg among Disney fans is high as the unveiling of the newest Disney cruise ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet approaches — and to celebrate the inauguration of the Disney Wish as well as the eighth anniversary of Broadway’s Aladdin, the Broadway show has just given one audience member a Disney Wish cruise for her and her family!   ...

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The Biggest Bookworms in Disney Movies

Belle's Favorite Book

Walt Disney Entertainment has introduced us to characters of all kinds of personality types and interests over the years. From those who rely solely on brawn and bravery to others who demonstrate courageousness and kindness, on several occasions there’s even an overlap of collective characteristics at work within a single character, resulting in the perfect pairing of positive attributes all ...

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OpEd: We Have the Disney Princesses, Now We Need the ‘Disney Dudes’

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There are many Disney heroines, but only 12 Official Disney Princesses. The official lineup of The Disney Princess franchise includes Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Jasmine (Aladdin), Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana (Princess and the Frog), Rapunzel (Tangled), Merida (Brave), and Moana. And ever since they have been marketed as a collective ...

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OpEd: Why Disney on Broadway is Better Than Live-Action Remakes

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As Disney continues to give its animated classics the “Live-Action” treatment, I can’t help but feel like the new stuff doesn’t compare at all to the award-winning stage productions that came before it. Since its first production, Beauty and the Beast, opened, Disney on Broadway has been a staple of the Great White Way for decades and have–in my opinion–truly done ...

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