Pixar's 'Coco' will take the animation studio into previously uncharted water: the world of the macabre.
Coco is the film that Disney-Pixar is offering up this Thanksgiving and it will remind you of the 2014 Guillermo del Toro-Jorge R. Gutiérrez pair-up The Book of Life, which bowed from Fox. Coco is also a 3-D animated family film that features La Muerte or Day of the Dead as its storyline. Day of the Dead is a Mexican and Latin American holiday honoring those who have passed.
Everyone in Beauty and the Beast's enchanted castle had a job to do... but Monsieur Toilette had it worse than most.
ABC is reviving its dormant The Wonderful World of Disney brand and getting into the hot live-musical space at the same time. The network announced its fall schedule this morning which included this nugget: a two-hour special event, The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live!, on October 3 that will meld Disney’s animated classic The Little Mermaid with live musical performances in a live action/animation hybrid presentation. The special, The Wonderful World Of…
“With all the movies we were work on, eventually the film tells you what it needs to be and if you’re smart enough to listen to that, it leads you to a different direction than perhaps your preconceived notion,” Del Vecho told Entertainment Weekly. “So when we started off, Anna and Elsa were not sisters. Elsa was a self-proclaimed Snow Queen, but she was a villain and pure evil — much more like the Hans Christian Andersen tale.
‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’, the sequel to 2012’s glorious ‘Wreck-It Ralph’, will arrive on March 9, 2018, it’s been confirmed by Disney. Better still, Rich Moore, who made the first film, along with the Oscar-winning ‘Zootropolis’, will be back at the helm.
Colin Farrell may be about to see an elephant fly. Six weeks after Will Smith backed out of talks to take the (human) lead in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ with director Tim Burton, it seems the 40-year old Irish actor may be set to take his place. Deadline report that Farrell is in talks to appear originally earmarked for Smith, Farrell would appear as Holt, a “widowed father of two kids from Kentucky” whose offspring befriend the young elephant with the oversized ears.