At today’s Investor Day 2020 event, Walt Disney Animation Studios chief creative officer Jennifer Lee unveiled the exciting content that will be released over the next few years, including a slate of all-new Disney Animation series and feature films.[Read more…]
Sesame Workshop has announced a simulcast special to help kids and families feel connected as part of the Caring for Each Other initiative that launched last month.[Read more…]
Disney has officially announced an agreement for the worldwide distribution rights to bring the 11-time Tony Award-, Grammy Award-, Olivier Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical “Hamilton” to the silver screen.[Read more…]
When “Hamilton” became popular a few years ago, I avoided listening to the soundtrack and reading spoilers for as long as I could – so if I ever got the chance to see it, I would be blown away.
Lin-Manuel Miranda is currently costarring as Jack in “Mary Poppins Returns”, the holiday family musical from Walt Disney Pictures. But the Tony-winning composer’s latest role is far from Miranda’s first encounter with the Mouse. During a recent press event in Miami on the day of Mary Poppins Returns‘s release, our reporter participated in a roundtable discussion where Lin-Manuel Miranda shared his thoughts about a number of other Disney-related movies, including “Moana”, “The Little Mermaid”, and “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
As soon as I saw Emily Blunt was playing the lead in “Mary Poppins Returns,” I was worried that no one could ever do Julie Andrews’ original version of the character justice. My worries were completely washed away as soon as I saw Blunt in action. I barely questioned for a moment that this was truly Mary Poppins.