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Adventure awaits in latest Onward trailer

Disney and Pixar have launched the latest trailer to the upcoming animated fantasy feature Onward, which can be seen above. The trailer fleshes out the core story of teenage elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot venturing to use the dying art of magic to spend one day with their late father. The film will be […]

Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Rachel Matthews, Jason Ritter added to expanding Frozen II cast
“All Is Found” with the latest Frozen II trailer

Disney has released the latest trailer to the highly-anticipated Frozen II, which can be viewed in the video above. As first aired on Good Morning America, the trailer reveals just a little more about the film’s narrative. A mysterious force threatens the kingdom of Arendelle and it may be connected to the magic Elsa possesses. […]

Disney re-releasing classic Aladdin and The Lion King 16-bit video games
Netflix to develop Elvis Presley animated action comedy series Agent King
Darkness reigns in the full trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Not content with just the Mulan teaser trailer, Disney has launched a full trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, which can be viewed above. Set five years after the blockbuster original re-imagining of Sleeping Beauty through the perspective of its antagonist, the sequel continues to explore Maleficent’s complex relationship with Princess Aurora ahead of the […]

Disney launches dramatic teaser trailer to the live-action Mulan

Disney has launched the teaser trailer to the live-action re-imagining of their animated classic Mulan, which can be viewed above. The live-action film will use the animated feature as a template while setting its own narrative path with new characters developed specifically for the film. It will be directed by Niki Caro and stars Liu […]

Milton Quon, original Disney animator on Fantasia and Dumbo, passes away at 105
Disney casts singer Halle Bailey as Ariel for live-action version of The Little Mermaid
Big panel for The Simpsons scheduled for 2019 D23 Expo
Tracee Ellis Ross to star and executive produce MTV’s Daria spinoff Jodie
Elsa unleashed in the epic new Frozen II trailer

As previously announced, Disney has launched a new trailer to the highly-anticipated Frozen II, which can be seen above. The epic sequel to the highest grossing animated feature of all-time world-wide will center more on Elsa’s powers, in particular why she has them and how they may be the key to protecting her kingdom of […]

Hall D23 major programs schedule announced for 2019 D23 Expo
Japanese Frozen II poster hints at possible plot

As shared by Disney producer Don Hahn on his Facebook page, the Japanese poster for Frozen II┬áhas been released. Though simple in its design, it nonetheless includes a hint to what the highly-anticipated film could be about, which Disney has been keeping quiet about even after the release of the teaser trailer in February. The […]

Welcome to the neighborhood in the first teaser trailer for Onward

Disney and Pixar have launched the first teaser trailer to the upcoming animated feature Onward, which can be seen above. Set within a suburban fantasy world where unicorns are pests and gnomes mow the lawn, two elven brothers set off to see if magic still exists. Directed by Dan Scanlon, the voice cast features Tom […]

Behold! The epic teaser trailer to The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is here

Netflix and The Jim Henson Company have launched the epic first trailer to The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, which can be viewed above. The highly-anticipated television series will take place before the events of the original 1982 feature film and follows three Gelflings as they uncover the horrible secrets of the Skeksis and begin […]

DreamWorks launches trailer to Abominable

DreamWorks Animation has launched the trailer to their upcoming feature Abominable, which can be viewed above. It marks the second film to be released under the Universal Pictures banner and a co-production with the Chinese-based Pearl Studio, which was formally known as Oriental DreamWorks. The film is written and directed by Jill Culton and features […]

Disney conjures the first teaser trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Disney has released the first teaser trailer to Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The sequel to the blockbuster re-imagining of the Sleeping Beauty story through the perspective of its antagonist sees the complex relationship between Maleficent and soon-to-be Queen Aurora further explored ahead of the latter’s pending marriage to Prince Phillip and the continuing conflict between […]

Latest Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer deals in aftermath of Avengers: Endgame

With the spoiler embargo lifted, Marvel and Sony have launched the latest trailer to Spider-Man: Far From Home, which takes place in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame. As such, they placed a message at the very beginning of the trailer of Tom Holland letting folks know that the trailer would contain spoilers to the few […]