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D23 EXPO: Disney Aims for Definitive Jack and the Beanstalk With “Gigantic”

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The first big announcement of D23 EXPO was that Disney was continuing its tradition of fairy tale adaptations, seeking to deliver the definitive version of Jack and the Beanstalk in the form of Gigantic.

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D23: Shakira and Sloths Light Up “Zootopia”

D23 EXPO 2015 - D23 EXPO, the ultimate Disney fan event, brings together all the past, present and future of Disney entertainment under one roof. Taking place August 14-16, this year marks the fourth D23 EXPO at the Anaheim Convention Center and promises to be the biggest and most spectacular yet. (ABC/Image Group LA) RICH MOORE, BYRON HOWARD

Day 1 of Disney’s very own Comic-Con, the D23 EXPO, began in earnest with its John Lasseter (Chief Creative Officer of Disney & Pixar Animation) hosted Disney Animation and Pixar Animation panel. After a sizzle reel featuring an impressive cut of Disney’s most salient properties, from Marvel, Star Wars, Disney Animation, Pixar, Pete’s DragonBeauty and the Beast, the Johnny Depp two-fer: the newest Pirates of the Caribbean and Alice Through the Looking Glass, and that upcoming Chris Pine Perfect Storm-like movie (The Finest Hours).

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