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Disney Set to Remake ‘Lilo & Stitch’ in Live-Action

Lilo & Stitch is set to get its very own live-action treatment from Disney. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the live-action reboot will be a live-action/CGI hybrid. However, it is not yet known whether the film is intended for theatrical release or if it will be released on Disney’s streaming service which launches in 2019. The popular 2002 Disney animated […]

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Skydance Is Developing Live-Action Adaptations Of ‘Miraculous – Tales Of Ladybug & Cat Noir’

Skydance Media, partnering with ZAG, has acquired the rights to adapt in live-action feature film and television form the beloved French cartoon Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. The deal is for Skydance to develop and produce the first-ever live-action adaptations of the show, with a desire to premiere them in 2020. If you’ve never heard of the show, Miraculous […]

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Thomas Mann Cast As Jim Dear Opposite Kiersey Clemons In Disney’s ‘Lady and The Tramp’

Thomas Mann (Project X, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) has been cast in Disney’s upcoming live-action of Lady and the Tramp, Variety has learned. Mann is set to play Jim Dear, Lady’s human owner. Mann has been cast alongside Thor: Ragnarok‘s Tessa Thompson who will voice Lady, Justin Theroux as Tramp, and Kiersey Clemons as Mann’s wife, Darling. Similar […]

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‘Young Justice: Outsiders’ Launch Pushed Back to 2019

In an announcement made by DC Entertainment, a new launch date for the debut of DC Universe’s Young Justice: Outsiders has been set. Originally set to debut later this year along with the Titans series, the animated Young Justice: Outsiders is now set to launch in 2019. The announcement was made along with the details of how the DC Universe will look […]

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Eugenio Derbez to Star in Live-Action ‘Dora the Explorer’ Movie

Mexican star Eugenio Derbez has joined Paramount’s live-action Dora the Explorer movie. He will star opposite Peruvian-American actress Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight) who is playing the titular role. The movie is based on the popular Nickelodeon children’s show, and it will follow a teenage Dora as she goes on adventures with her best friend Boots the monkey and her […]

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Yoson An Cast As Mulan’s Love Interest In Disney’s Live-Action Film

Disney’s live-action Mulan has found its love interest in the form of newcomer Yoson An (HBO Asia series Grace and the upcoming The Meg and Universal’s Mortal Engines), from New Zealand. As previously reported, An won’t be playing Li Shang – who was the love interest in the animated film and the Chinese army captain – but rather a new character altogether named Chen Honghui, […]

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DC’s Streaming Service, DC Universe, Announces Live-Action Series for ‘Doom Patrol’

Earlier today, DC Comics’ streaming service, DC Universe, has announced that they’ll be developing a live-action drama series based on the team known as The Doom Patrol. But they won’t be the only ones featured in the ensemble series, as the official synopsis revealed that both Cyborg and Crazy Jane will be making an appearance in the show.   What happens when a […]

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Disney Casts Gong Li & Jet Li in Live-Action ‘Mulan’

Following this week’s announcement of Donnie Yen being cast in the upcoming live-action film Mulan, two additional Chinese superstars have been added to the cast. The Hollywood Reporter announced this morning that Gong Li and Jet Li have been cast as the film’s villain and the emperor respectively. Jet Li is in final talks to play the emperor of China, who […]

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Gina Rodriguez cast as Carmen Sandiego In Netflix Live-Action Movie

Last year, Netflix announced plans for a 20-episode animated Carmen Sandiego series with Gina Rodriguez voicing the iconic character. Now, it has been confirmed that the streaming giant has no plans of stopping there, as they have acquired the rights for a live-action feature film starring Rodriguez herself. She will also be producing through I Can and I Will productions alongside Kevin Misher […]

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Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Coming to Disney’s Streaming Service in 2019

The Lego Ninjago Movie director Charlie Bean has officially signed on to direct the live-action/CG hybrid remake of the Disney classic Lady and the Tramp. No additional details have been released as of right now, but we do know that it has a 2019 release date, and it will be going straight to the company’s planned streaming service. Set to produce the film is […]

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Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ Begins Production, Hong Chau Joins Star-Studded Cast

Disney’s adaptation of Eion Colfer’s best-selling series, Artemis Fowl, has begun principal photography. Kenneth Branagh (Cinderella, Murder on the Orient Express) will be directing the project and Conor McPherson scripted the adaptation. Disney is positioning the movie to launch a potential series of films. Descended from a long line of criminal masterminds, 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl finds himself in a battle […]

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Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, ‘The Greatest Showman’ Songwriters, Will Work On The Music For Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Aladdin is Disney’s latest Live-Action project in the works, directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) and starring Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Will Smith as The Genie and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. Music is an important part of these Live-Action versions of the animated classics, and Disney knows it, so […]