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Disney’s Aladdin Begins Production! Will Smith Posts Selfie with Principal Cast!

On the set of Disney’s Aladdin – Will Smith as Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar – Photo courtesy of Will Smith/Disney.

Production has begun on Walt Disney Studios’ live-action musical Aladdin, starring Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, and Marwan Kenari as Jafar.

Aladdin is directed by Guy Ritchie.

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Countdown to Force Friday II Begins!

Disney and Lucasfilm today kicked off the countdown to Force Friday II, the global event celebrating the launch of the products from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with an AR surprise for Star Wars fans around the world.

Fans within a mile of 20 global landmarks simply open the Star Wars App, select Find the Force and point their phone to the sky to see a short augmented reality scene unfold. The 10-second animation shows a Star Destroyer loom over key landmarks as two TIE Fighters shoot past into the distance.

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D23 Expo: Tim Burton’s Dumbo Is In Production!

GOTTA FLY – Visionary filmmaker Tim Burton helms the live-action reimagining of Disney’s 1941 animated classic Dumbo and is currently in production in England. © 2017 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Production is underway on Tim Burton’s live-action remimaging of Disney’s 1941 classic, Dumbo.

The film Stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Eva Green – and introduces Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins.

Dumbo is slated to premiere on March 29th, 2019.

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D23 Expo: Mary Poppins In Motion!

Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns to the Banks home after many  in MARY POPPINS RETURNS, directed by Rob Marshall. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Studios has released an ‘image-in-motion’ of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins Returns.

Mary Poppins Returns finds Mary returning to the Banks home after many years. It will be in theaters on December 25th, 2018.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Bits of It Are Entertaining!

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and the Black Pearl in a Bottle – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

The opening sequence of Dead Men Tell No Tales finds young Henry (Lewis McGowan) rowing out to sea, tying a bag of rocks to his leg and plunging into the sea – where he lands on the deck of the sunken Flying Dutchman and we learn that he is the son of Will Turner (Orlando Bloom).

From there we shift to Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and his crew robbing a bank – an effort that takes a hilarious path.

It’s a true pity that the rest of the movie couldn’t have been as inventive.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Ghost Sailors Take Over Ship In Toronto Harbour!

Canadians seem to have a warped sense of humor. Witness this unusual PR stunt with ghost sailors overtaking the Empire Sandy in Toronto Harbour on Lake Ontario.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales premieres of May 26th –  in 3D, RealD 3D and IMAX 3D.

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Captain Salazar Teaser: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

Disney has unleashed a new TV spot for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, featuring Javeier Bardem’s Captain Salazar.

Dead Men Tell No Tales opens on May 26th.

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Behind the Scenes Video: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales!

Walt Disney’s Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

The directors and cast talk about Walt Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in a new short released by Disney.

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First Look: Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston!

Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Emma Waston, Dan Stevens and Bill Condon attended the China Premiere in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

As the cast and director of Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast wowed the crowd at the Chinese premiere of the film, in Shanghai, Disney dropped a video first look at Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad as LeFou

Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opens on March 17th.

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