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After the Happy Ever After – Disney is Making an Enchanted Sequel

After the Happy Ever After – Disney is Making an Enchanted Sequel
Seven years after Disney released its hugely popular, live-action fairytale film Enchanted, a sequel is now in the pipeline under the direction of Anne Fletcher (The Proposal, The Guilt Trip). Directed by Disney veteran Kevin Lima, the original Enchanted is a knowing, affectionately mocking look back at the company’s traditional princess fare, challenging the notion of love at first sight (or perhaps first song), and the easy happy ever afters... 

What Disney’s Frozen nearly looked like

What Disney’s Frozen nearly looked like
It is currently the fifth highest grossing movie of all time, it has inspired a new generation of wannabe princesses and made the phrase, “Let it go,” seemingly a part of the lexicon for children of all ages. However, the Frozen we all know had been in development for a long time and was even considered to be animated in the traditional hand drawn style that Disney is famous for. The origins of Frozen can be traced back to the 1940s when Walt... 

Disney’s The Descendants unveils costumes and set pics emerge

Disney’s The Descendants unveils costumes and set pics emerge
It has been a while since we have heard anything concrete about the forthcoming Disney Channel original movie, Descendants, centred on the offspring of well-known Disney characters. But now, out of the blue, we have a whole load of pictures and images from the project that is due for release next year. The movie itself tells the story of the Belle’s and Adam’s (aka The Beast) son, Prince Ben, who as part of his first royal proclamation... 

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain
Two new series by major American TV studios ABC and AMC are to begin filming in UK locations, it’s been revealed. ABC’s musical comedy fairy tale Galavant will start shooting at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in August, while AMC’s 18th-century period drama Knifeman is to make use of historical buildings and cobbled streets in York. Created and written by Dan Fogelman (Tangled, Cars, Crazy Stupid Love), Galavant will star... 

The Lion Guard: Disney does a full ‘Circle of Life’ with new spin-off

The Lion Guard: Disney does a full ‘Circle of Life’ with new spin-off
A bit of nostalgia to get your claws into here. After 20 years of success on both film and theatre, the classic story of The Lion King is not one easily forgotten. So with some shaking around, Disney Junior is taking the much loved story, adding in some new characters, returning the old and bringing everyone the new spin-off tale: The Lion Guard. The Lion Guard will appear on screen in autumn 2015 in the form of a television movie. This will then... 

Breaking the Curse – Maleficent Review

Breaking the Curse – Maleficent Review
Back in January, just as Frozen‘s box office sales looked set to pass the billion dollar mark, MCM Buzz published an article musing over whether the film’s soaring success might encourage Disney to further explore the still relatively uncharted territory of central relationships between female characters. If this year’s summer blockbuster Maleficent is anything to judge by, it’s a prediction that has already come true, with... 

Disney Releases First Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella

Disney Releases First Trailer For Live-Action Cinderella
  Disney has released the first trailer for its upcoming, live-action Cinderella film starring Lily James (Downton Abbey, Wrath of the Titans) in the title role. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the new film is based on Disney’s earlier animated Cinderella, and seems to be remaining largely faithful to its 1950 source. Also starring in the film are Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother, Helena Bonham-Carter as the fairy godmother, Richard... 

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced
Whether it was the collectable figures, the compelling soundtrack by John Williams or simply the storyline, Star Wars is a property that undoubtedly everybody has heard of.  With May 4th quickly approaching, many fans were certain that they were going to receive news about the new Disney produced Star Wars: Episode VII, and with rumours of a complete cast reading due any day now, the cast were confirmed in a Facebook post on the Star Wars fan page. An... 

Author Interview – Lucy Saxon (Take Back the Skies)

Author Interview – Lucy Saxon (Take Back the Skies)
As many of you know, cosplay is a time consuming hobby by itself, so how someone manages to write a published novel at the same time is anyone’s guess, but Lucy Saxon has managed to do so! Her first book from Bloomsbury, Take Back the Skies, will be released in June and looks set to be the start of a fascinating and exciting series that will captivate audiences all over the world. Following the adventures of a government official’s daughter,... 

Frozen LEGO – Elsa’s Ice Palace on CUUSOO

Frozen LEGO – Elsa’s Ice Palace on CUUSOO
Frozen fans, how would you like the chance to build your own ice palace out of Lego? Well, by showing your support for a project by Fohzen on LEGO CUUSOO, you may be able to do just that! Fohzen’s stunning design for Elsa’s Ice Palace is composed almost entirely of transparent blue blocks, and features pointed turrets, pillars, fountains, chandeliers and a balcony as well as a winding, snowy white staircase. In addition to a Lego version... 
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