Walt Disney: News

08 Nov 2023


'Whisper of the Heart' to 'Up': Best animated romantic movies

Animation has a unique and dreamy way of bringing love stories to life, creating timeless tales that resonate with audiences of all ages.

05 Nov 2023


SAG-AFTRA reviewing Hollywood studios' 'last, best, final offer': Key insights

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has announced it is reviewing the "last, best, and final offer" from the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

02 Nov 2023

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93% Disney Animation Studios staffers vote in favor of unionization

The production workers of Walt Disney Animation Studios have voted to unionize with the Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839).

25 Oct 2023


Hollywood studios, SAG-AFTRA resume negotiations on streaming revenue, AI issues

Hollywood studios and SAG-AFTRA—the actors's union—are scheduled to continue negotiations on Wednesday (local time), aiming to resolve the ongoing strike that has lasted over 100 days.

18 Oct 2023


'Hannah Montana' to 'Phineas & Ferb': Most popular Disney shows

For a century Disney has been a cornerstone of entertainment for generations with a treasure trove of classic stories and unforgettable characters.

17 Oct 2023


'Pinnochio' to 'The Lion King': Most popular Disney movies

Disney has been a powerhouse in the world of animation for a century, enchanting audiences of all ages with a magical blend of storytelling, creativity, and innovation.

Disney reveals world's first 'Frozen' land at Hong Kong resort

Walt Disney has revealed the first-ever Frozen-themed land at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, a major step in their global expansion plans.

11 Oct 2023


Blackstone in talks for stake in Disney's Indian business

Blackstone, a private equity firm, is said to be in early talks with Walt Disney about acquiring a stake in the entertainment giant's Indian division.

06 Oct 2023

Gautam Adani

Disney in talks with Adani, Maran to sell India business

Walt Disney Co. is said to be in early talks with Indian billionaires Gautam Adani and Kalanithi Maran, as well as private equity firms, to sell its streaming and television business in India.

25 Sep 2023


Hollywood writers, studios reach tentative deal to end strike

After an arduous journey spanning 146 days, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have reportedly reached a tentative agreement.

09 Sep 2023

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo's 'Guts' tops charts: Decoding artist's ascent to stardom 

Olivia Rodrigo's journey to stardom is nothing short of remarkable.

01 Sep 2023


'Euphoria' star Zendaya's best Disney titles

Zendaya, one of the most promising young actors Hollywood currently has, rose to popularity for her role in the teen drama Euphoria and as Spider-Man's "MJ."

15 Aug 2023


Hollywood strike: What studios' new offer to writers includes

Hollywood continues to be at a standstill after the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) last month joined the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on a double strike against studios and streamers.

09 Aug 2023


Disney's finest princess movies, ranked according to IMDb ratings

Over the years, Disney has crafted a collection of the finest princess movies that transport us from our everyday lives to the enchanting and magical realms where everything is possible!

08 Aug 2023

OTT releases

Halle Bailey's 'The Little Mermaid' OTT release date out

Make way for The Little Mermaid!

19 Jul 2023

Walt Disney Studios

#FourYearsOfTheLionKing: Reflecting on 5 timeless lessons from Disney's film

The live-action remake of the beloved 1994 classic, The Lion King, graced the silver screens on this day, i.e., July 19, 2019, captivating audiences with its heartwarming narrative and mesmerizing visuals.

15 Jul 2023


5 major films, web shows halted due to Hollywood strike

Hollywood is witnessing one of its biggest strikes in the past six decades. The ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike has disrupted the entertainment industry, eventually leading to a halt on many film and web series projects.

03 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Indiana Jones 5' gets a disappointing opening

Indiana Jones is a cult franchise and has been a money spinner for decades. However, the recently released installment Dial of Destiny seems to be in a soup as it had a very lukewarm opening at the North American box office.

21 Jun 2023


Ryan Murphy to quit Netflix and join Dana Walden's Disney

Ryan Murphy is set to bid adieu to the OTT giant Netflix after his five-year term and rumors are rife that he will join Disney. The producer of notable projects like The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, 911, and American Horror Story is set to reunite with Dana Walden.

14 Jun 2023


Disney's 'Elio' teaser trailer out; release date inside

Walt Disney is the benchmark for animated projects and it seems that Elio, their upcoming film is just another glowing addition to their filmography. The makers released the teaser trailer of the upcoming project and it promises an extravagant visual spectacle.

24 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'The Little Mermaid,' 'Aazam': Major films hitting theaters on Friday

Get ready for an exciting cinematic experience this Friday, as multiple films from different genres and languages are set to hit theaters, giving movie enthusiasts a wide range of options to choose from.

21 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Harrison Ford embraces de-aged self in 'The Dial of Destiny'

Harrison Ford starrer Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, for which he received a resounding five-minute standing ovation.

16 May 2023


Disney management in soup over stakeholder lawsuit

Disney seems to be in a bit of soup after a shareholder filed a lawsuit alleging violations of security law. The suit has been filed against ex-CEO Bob Chapek, executives Neil Young and Kareem Daniel, current CFO Christine McCarthy, and the company.

12 May 2023

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How Disney's live-action remakes keep crossing $1B mark despite criticism

The premiere of Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid was held on Monday in Los Angeles.

09 May 2023

Walt Disney Studios

'The Little Mermaid': First reactions praise Halle Bailey's performance

The highly-anticipated live-action remake of Disney's beloved eponymous 1989 classic, The Little Mermaid, has had its first public screening. Since then, social media has been buzzing with initial reactions.

03 May 2023


NewJeans Danielle to voice Korean-dubbed version of 'The Little Mermaid'

K-pop stars have huge fan following as they have taken the world by storm. Reports are rife that NewJeans's Danielle is set to star as the voice artist in the Korean dubbed version of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

14 Apr 2023


A Disneyland ride has been branded racist. Say what now?

After almost 34 years of thrilling guests, Disneyland California's iconic attraction, Splash Mountain, is set to shut down forever.

29 Mar 2023


Everything about Disney and Pixar's 'Elemental'

Elemental recently received its trailer and fans around the globe are going gaga over the animated film. Disney and Pixar project will release in theaters on June 16.

13 Mar 2023


Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' trailer looks promising

Disney's The Little Mermaid is one of the most anticipated films of 2023 and the trailer of the musical fantasy film was released at the Academy Awards 2023 ceremony.

09 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' trailer to be released at Oscars

A new poster of Disney's upcoming musical fantasy film, The Little Mermaid, has been released.

09 Feb 2023

Bob Iger

Disney announces 'Toy Story,' 'Frozen' sequels 

In a significant announcement, Disney has revealed its animated division is hard at work on the sequels of hit movie franchises Toy Story and Frozen.

01 Jan 2023

OTT releases

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding art of animated films—history, legacy, prominent examples

Contrary to the myth, animated films aren't just for kids!

21 Nov 2022

Bob Iger

Disney sacks Bob Chapek; former CEO Bob Iger replaces him

Bob Chapek was ousted as The Walt Disney Company's chief executive officer on Sunday, getting replaced by the conglomerate's former CEO Bob Iger.

14 Nov 2022

Disney+ Hotstar

Recession impact? Disney plans to freeze hiring, layoff employees

Entertainment giant The Walt Disney Company seems to be the latest victim of the impending global recession.

06 Jul 2022

Shweta Tripathi

Shweta Tripathi Sharma's best roles: From Disney stint to 'Mirzapur'

Shweta Tripathi Sharma is one of the most promising actors in the OTT space right now, set to feature in Voot's The Gone Game 2 this week.

25 Jun 2022


Abortion ruling: US companies reach out to women employees

Companies in the United States, including Walt Disney Co. and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc., have stated that they will reimburse employees' fees if they need to travel for abortion services, as per Reuters.

19 Mar 2022

Chris Evans

Disney, Pixar reportedly restore 'Lightyear' same-sex kiss following employees' protest

In the upcoming animation offering from Disney and Pixar, Lightyear, a kissing scene between a same-sex couple was apparently unceremoniously cut down during a corporate review, as per reports.

01 Mar 2022


#RussiaUkraineCrisis: Disney, Warner Bros., Sony won't release films in Russia

As things continue to remain heated between Russia and Ukraine, following the former's full-fledged invasion of the latter, global companies have come out to condemn the move.

12 Jan 2022

Miley Cyrus

5 all-time favorite Disney shows

Disney TV shows never failed us as kids. No matter how bad your day was, a few episodes of some of these shows were enough to cheer us up.

22 Dec 2021


'Death on the Nile' trailer out; Armie Hammer still featured

The trailer for Disney/20th Century Studios' Death on the Nile is out, promising us a period detective film.

30 Jul 2021

Scarlett Johansson

Here's why Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over 'Black Widow'

Scarlett Johansson has slapped a case against Disney.

14 Jul 2021

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'Turning Red' teaser-trailer shows why controlling emotions is important

A major Hulk recall was seen when Pixar dropped the teaser-trailer of its latest offering, Turning Red.

07 Mar 2021


Disney films to run in theaters for less time now?

The ongoing pandemic has forced Disney to think about "operational changes," as per CEO Bob Chapek.

22 Feb 2021

Gina Carano

Not the first one: Gina Carano says Disney 'bullied' her

Famed WWE star Gina Carano, who was fired from the sensational franchise of The Mandalorian over her social media comments, has called out the "bullying" techniques of Disney.

17 Feb 2021


Emma Stone stuns in new 'Cruella' poster

Disney has dropped a seriously stunning poster of its upcoming movie Cruella.

12 Feb 2021


Likening Republicans to Jews during Holocaust costs Gina Carano Lucasfilm-projects

Gina Carano has been dropped by Lucasfilm from The Mandalorian and a related spin-off due to a religiously offensive Instagram post.

'WandaVision's showrunner is not sure about a second season

WandaVision's quirky take on the superhero storyline has been Marvel's most experimental thus far.

13 Jan 2021


Twitter disses Netflix US for removing all Johnny Depp content

Johnny Depp, embroiled in a bitter legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard, has indeed lost some ground and reputation.

04 Jan 2021


Milla Jovovich's daughter Ever, a Hollywood star in the making

Parents are proud when their children achieve new heights in life.

03 Jan 2021


'Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical' earns over $1mn for actors

Once in a blue moon do we get a social media trend that is endorsed by its original creators.

03 Jan 2021


Streaming players owned last year, as cinema halls bled poorly

In 2020, cinema halls have been hit hard, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

03 Jan 2021


Is an 'Alien Vs Predator' limited series under development?

It might be an overload but rumor has it that an Alien Vs Predator limited series is in its earliest stages of development.

03 Jan 2021


Ex-Disney World employee given lenient punishment despite fund embezzlement

An ex-Walt Disney World employee was slapped with a pair of misdemeanor charges against an allegation of fund embezzlement that amounts to $34,000.

31 Dec 2020


Keanu Reeves in discussion for Disney+ show with Marvel CEO?

Finally, there is some good news at the end of a horrible year! We might see a splendid collaboration between two biggies of Hollywood.

23 Dec 2020


Surprise Jedi appearance spawns Luke Skywalker spin-off show by Disney

The hype around The Mandalorian keeps getting more intense with each latest episode.

17 Dec 2020


Is Loki returning on 'Thor 4'? Disney+ trailer drops hint

Remember the scene in Avengers: Endgame where Loki escapes holding the Tesseract?

17 Dec 2020


Writer Aatish Kapadia slams 'Sarabhai vs Sarabhai's Pakistani remake

Writer Aatish Kapadia, who has penned the iconic comedy series Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, recently expressed his anger after watching a copied version of his famous show.

16 Dec 2020


Star Wars fans choose Benedict Cumberbatch to play villainous Thrawn

Benedict Cumberbatch has emerged as Star Wars hardcore fan's favorite for a role that is still to be enacted by anyone in a full-length feature title by Disney, be it a film or series.

14 Dec 2020


Kang the Conqueror: Marvel's next dangerous Avenger nemesis after Thanos

Marvel has dropped many noteworthy developments during Disney's Investor Day 2020 held on December 10.

13 Dec 2020


Harrison Ford returning as Indiana Jones for fifth franchise film

Indiana Jones is coming back and there is only one person able enough to portray the character.

29 Nov 2020

Dwayne Johnson

Universal Studios' 'Fast & the Furious: Supercharged' ride reopens

Universal Studios has reopened its crowd-puller ride Fast & the Furious: Supercharged at their Orlando resort.

29 Nov 2020

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Disney plans 'The Predator' reboot that cuts link with past

The gun-toting extraterrestrial being is set to make the audiences jump off their seats yet again.

26 Nov 2020


COVID-19: Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in early 2021

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to shut down, while several others resorted to layoffs.

22 Nov 2020


'Deadpool 3' gets 'Bob's Burgers' writer-duo to pen the script

It seems like Ryan Reynolds is retaining his unparalleled sense of humor in his latest Deadpool outing.

14 Nov 2020

Jimmy Kimmel

'Grey's Anatomy' has the 'McDream-iest' surprise in Season 17

Grey's Anatomy is a medical drama that is less about how the doctors cure their patients, but more about the trauma and emotional turmoil each medical practitioner goes through that overpowers their personal lives.

07 Nov 2020


'Frozen' stars Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff signed for another musical

Actors Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff had thrilled Disney fans with their fantastic portrayals of princess Anna and her love interest Kristoff, respectively, in the Frozen franchise.

01 Nov 2020


Disney working on NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo's biopic 'Greek Freak'

Disney is eyeing a big sports film, and this time, it will focus on a Milwaukee Bucks superstar.

01 Nov 2020


#ComicBytes: Meet MCU's newest addition, badass vigilante, Moon Knight

Often compared to DC legend Batman, Marvel's Moon Knight (Marc Spector) is a badass vigilante who is set to make his MCU debut.

29 Oct 2020

Akshay Kumar

After controversy, Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' renamed 'Laxmii'

The title of Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb has been changed to Laxmii.

27 Oct 2020


Frozen's Olaf back to Disney Plus with new short film

After treating fans with Frozen and Frozen 2, Disney is bringing an important side character to the fore, again.

24 Oct 2020


Disney, Universal call California's theme park opening norms "unworkable," "shameful"

Disney and Universal are engaged in a tussle with the California Governor over the recent controversy surrounding COVID-19 healthcare guidelines mandating and prohibiting theme park openings across the state.

18 Oct 2020


Several Disney+ titles now contain detailed warnings of cultural insensitivity

Disney is treading the troubled waters of cultural depiction quite cautiously.