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Hercules theatrical production is so good, it should be the next Disney’s live-action adaptation

The new theatrical production of Disney's Hercules based on the beloved but underrated 1997 animated hit is now playing onstage for one week only in NYC and should have Disney fans excited. The bare-bones but thrilling show has a young and energetic Jelani Alladin as...

Disney’s Mulan actress Liu Yifei under fire after publicly supporting Hong Kong police on Weibo

Hong Kong – Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei is facing backlash for publicly voicing her support for Hong Kong police on Weibo, a popular Chinese social media platform. The actress, who will be playing as Mulan in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s Mulan in 2020,...

Harry Styles turns down Prince Eric role in Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Harry Styles has turned down the role of Prince Eric in Disney's live-action The Little Mermaid movie adaptation. Walt Disney Studios has found great success with their live-action adaptations of features from their animated classics vault. Although Disney's 2019 offerings such as Dumbo, Aladdin and The...

Sequel to Aladdin in the works?

It is inevitable that there will be a sequel to the latest movies since we are living in a 'remake, recycle, reboot and sequel' era of film. Lately, Disney have been doing live-action remakes for its animations and if you are not happy with...

Mickey Mouse grills satay and Donald Duck flips roti canai

In a new series of animated shorts, Mickey Mouse and his friends are given a local twist, exploring Malaysian and Singaporean food, clothes and architecture. In Mickey Go Local, audiences in Malaysia and Singapore will see Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy in familiar settings...

Malaysian firm settles theme park battle with Disney, Fox

Malaysian casino operator Genting, Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox have settled a legal battle that centred on allegations the US companies abandoned a project to build a theme park. The Malaysian firm filed a $1 billion lawsuit in a US court in November,...

Jacky Cheung and Beyonce’s Lion King duet is the collaboration of the century

US pop star Beyonce and Hong Kong's Cantopop singer Jacky Cheung are collaborating in a duet for the first time for the new Lion King movie. The Disney live-action remake premiered in Chinese cinemas last Saturday with Beyonce's voice acting as lion queen Nala and...

Black Ariel to star in Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid

Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid will feature a black actress and R&B singer Halle Bailey. 19-year-old Bailey who became famous thanks to Beyonce said it was a "dream come true" to play the role. She tweeted a cartoon image of the princess in which...

Toy Story 2’s sexual harassment scene in bloopers deleted by Disney

New versions of "Toy Story 2" had a blooper that referenced "casting couch", a term for predatory men in the entertainment industry offering career opportunities in exchange for sexual favours. Disney quietly removed the blooper from the popular sequel. Last month's views pointed out the deletion on...

After KL, Singapore gets its own ‘gay moment’

After KL, here comes Singapore Beauty & The Beast 'gay moment' Malaysia's film censorship division is not the only one thinking the remake of the movie Beauty and The Beast had a 'gay moment' that needed to be clipped. Now it is a statement issued on...