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‘Snow White’ Actress Defends the ‘Little Mermaid’

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Halle Bailey, the actress playing Ariel the little mermaid in the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1989 film The Little Mermaid, has been receiving a lot of hate for playing “Black Ariel”. Bailey herself has responded to the negative opinions in a surprisingly positive way — but Bailey apparently has another Disney princess in her corner, too: Snow White! Rachel Zegler, ...

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A Fun List of Takeaways From the First Day of D23

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Day One of D23 got off to a non-stop action-packed start. And through it all we got to experience loads of exciting new reveals. Here is a recap of some of our most memorable takeaways. Bob Chapek Isn’t So Popular We couldn’t help but hear the boos that Bob Chapek was pelted with when he first took to the stage ...

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‘Little Mermaid’ Teaser Trailer Is Released

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Prepare to flip your fins, Ariel fans! The new live-action remake of the 1989 classic The Little Mermaid has been highly anticipated by some Disney fans (and dreaded by others who are tired of Disney’s live-action remakes) — but now we finally have a trailer to “sea”! Halle Bailey stars as Ariel this time, instead of Disney Legend Jodi Benson. As with ...

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You Can Win a Disney Trip With Jodi Benson

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Disney Legend Jodi Benson has been vocal about her everlasting love for the Walt Disney Company ever since the actress and singer first voiced Ariel the little mermaid in the 1989 movie The Little Mermaid. The Disney Legend recently visited Walt Disney World Resort in order to film some promotional material for the new MagicBand+ at Walt Disney World Resort’s Hollywood ...

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‘American Idol’ Contestant Stuns With ‘Circle of Life’ Performance

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Although the main talking point from the recent Disney Night episode of ABC singing competition show American Idol was Katy Perry’s fall (i.e. the actress’s fall while wearing an unwieldy Little Mermaid costume for the episode), the performances of Disney songs were also a big highlight from the Disney-themed event — and a Lion King-inspired performance from contestant Christian Guardino ...

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The Notable Dolittles of Disney

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Throughout the extensive history of Walt Disney Entertainment, we’ve had the pleasure of being introduced to multiple different kinds of talking animals. While some speaking creatures are able to converse due to having exceptional capabilities of their own, other animals remain within their normalized critter standards but find their voices, nevertheless, through onscreen interactions with some rather unique human companions. ...

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OpEd: ‘Turning Red’ Echoes Familiar Disney/Pixar Transformation Trends We’ve Seen Before

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People have praised the latest Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Turning Red (2022), for its originality and unique deliverance of a one-of-a-kind storyline. I agree that there are several novel aspects at work within the film, many of which we’ve yet to see play out in prior works of animation from Walt Disney Entertainment. One example is the way adolescence is ...

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Your DIY Guide to Planning a Disneyfied Date

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We’re at that time of year again when love and romance are at the forefront of so many minds. And while there are few, if any, who can honestly claim to have a relationship that’s anywhere remotely on the level of what we see portrayed in a classic Disney movie, there are plenty of opportunities for you to seize the ...

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Animated Movies That Are Commonly Mistaken For Disney Movies

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With all of the awesome movies that Walt Disney Pictures has been known to produce over the years, it can sometimes be hard to remember that not every hit out there is of Disney’s own making. It’s true that the boundaries have been stretched for what constitutes a “Disney” film since Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox, but there was ...

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