Walt Disney Studios: News

22 May 2024

Kevin Feige

Marvel Studios ropes in 'Hunger Games' screenwriter for 'X-Men' movie

Marvel Studios is ramping up the development of its live-action X-Men movie, with Michael Lesslie, acclaimed for his work on Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, in talks to pen the script.

01 May 2024

Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins defends role in Disney's 'Mufasa: The Lion King'

Acclaimed director Barry Jenkins recently responded to criticism over his involvement in Disney's live-action prequel, Mufasa: The Lion King.

06 Apr 2024

Walt Disney

'Mandalorian & Grogu,' 'Moana,' 'Toy Story' secure 2026 release dates

Ahead of CinemaCon next week, Disney has unveiled release dates for multiple anticipated films.

23 Mar 2024

Marvel

What's the lawsuit Disney is entangled in over VFX 'misuse'

The Walt Disney Company, the powerhouse behind Marvel, may be facing a substantial financial blow due to a lawsuit lodged by a visual effects (VFX) firm, Rearden.

21 Mar 2024

Walt Disney

Here's how to get tickets to Disney's ultimate fan-event, D23

Disney has unveiled exciting details about its biannual D23 fan event, promising a thrilling experience with "the best of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and more."

27 Feb 2024

Walt Disney

Revisiting the best of Disney during Sean Bailey's presidency

Sean Bailey served as Walt Disney's production president of the live-action division for 15 long years.

10 Feb 2024

Walt Disney

Walt Disney introduces AI-powered advertising tool: How it works

United States (US)-based mass media and entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney is stepping up its advertising game.

08 Feb 2024

Walt Disney

Disney announces release dates for 'Frozen 3,' 'Toy Story 5'

Disney announced the release dates for Frozen 3 and Toy Story 5 during their Q1 2024 earnings conference call on Thursday (IST).

07 Feb 2024

Gina Carano

Disney, Lucasfilm sued by Gina Carano over 'The Mandalorian' firing

Gina Carano, who portrayed Cara Dune in the first two seasons of The Mandalorian, is suing Disney and Lucasfilm for her wrongful termination and discrimination.

02 Jan 2024

Celebrity

Ana Ofelia Murguía's popular works other than 'Coco'

Veteran Mexican star Ana Ofelia Murguía (90), best known for voicing Mama Coco in Disney's Academy Award-winning animated movie Coco, breathed her last on December 31, 2023.

02 Nov 2023

Walt Disney

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).

19 Jul 2023

Walt Disney

#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.

14 Jun 2023

Hollywood

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.

14 Jun 2023

Marvel Studios

'Avatar,' 'Avengers': Disney announces reshuffle in release dates amid WGA-strike

Disney, on Tuesday, announced the rescheduling of release dates for its upcoming Marvel, Star Wars, and Avatar movies.

05 Jun 2023

Hollywood

'Hocus Pocus 3' is underway, confirms Disney 

Hocus Pocus holds a special space in many ardent Disney fans' hearts.

12 May 2023

Walt Disney

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

'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.

14 Apr 2023

Disney+

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.

27 Nov 2022

Johnny Depp

'Pirates of the Caribbean': Depp not returning as Jack Sparrow

Fans of Johnny Depp have been excited to see him again as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise after several reports claimed his return recently.

16 Nov 2022

Anne Hathaway

Before 'Princess Diaries 3' arrives, know about beloved Disney franchise

On Tuesday, multiple portals confirmed a third part of the classic Princess Diaries franchise was being developed for Disney.

13 Sep 2022

Hollywood

Disney to focus on 'next-gen storytelling,' reveals CEO Bob Chapek

Speaking backstage at the D23 Expo, Disney CEO Bob Chapek shared elaborate plans about the entertainment conglomerate's aspirations to utilize state-of-the-art technology to redefine storytelling in the near future.

29 Jun 2022

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp returning to 'Pirates of the Caribbean'? Representative clarifies

Rumors were rife that actor Johnny Depp would reprise his role as the beloved Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean after securing a win against ex-wife Amber Heard in the defamation case.

2 June 2022

Hollywood

5 best platonic relationships in Disney movies

Ever since its inception, Disney has established itself as the go-to avenue for all things romantic and has constantly churned out films that deal with butterflies in the stomach and skipped heartbeats.

07 May 2022

Dharma Productions

'Brahmastra' becomes first Indian film to join Disney's global slate

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor's Brahmastra Part One: Shiva has reportedly become the first Indian film to make it to Disney's global release slate.

14 Mar 2022

Children

5 powerful life lessons for teens from 'Turning Red'

Turning Red, a Pixar and Walt Disney production, came to Disney+ Hotstar on March 11.

14 Jul 2021

Walt Disney

'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.

22 Oct 2020

Facebook

Quibi is shutting down, Katzenberg blames coronavirus for the failure

Quibi is shutting down, officially, with its founder Jeffrey Katzenberg confirming the same.

15 Aug 2020

Walt Disney

Quibi's founder sells Beverly Hills mansion for a staggering $125mn

Los Angeles just got one of its costliest residential property sales in its history.

09 Jan 2020

Walt Disney

Quibi enters video streaming business with a new secret weapon

At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, Jeffrey Katzenberg, the former Chairman of Walt Disney Studios and founder of DreamWorks, has revealed details about his video streaming start-up, Quibi.

18 May 2017

India

17 million accounts on Zomato 'hacked'

India's largest online food-portal Zomato has become the latest target of hacking. A security blog called Hackread claims over 17 million accounts have been breached.

17 May 2017

Hollywood

Hackers hold latest 'Pirates of the Caribbean' for ransom

Amid the massive WannaCry ransomware attack, hackers have now hit the Walt Disney Studios.

19 Nov 2016

HBO

Emilia Clarke joins Star Wars Han Solo spin-off film

British actress Emilia Clarke, famous for her role of Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's TV series Game of Thrones, was announced as the female lead of the as yet untitled Star Wars Han Solo spin-off film, set for release in 2018.