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The Cast of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ on Bringing Disney Magic and Belle’s Legacy to the Screen

A new generation will be discovering a tale as old as time with the new live-action Beauty and the Beast this week. In anticipation of the film’s release cast members including Emma Watson, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, and Audra McDonald took part in the Los Angeles press day to chat about what makes the film stand apart from...

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Write ‘How Far I’ll Go’ From Disney’s ‘Moana’

Watch the Hamilton mastermind at work with the animation team to create music for our latest Disney heroine. No really, it’s like an army of awesome. Sitting with the directors, story-board artists, animators and writers of Moana, the magic that is Lin-Manuel Miranda fits seamlessly with the collaborative minds working under the...

Fans Petitioning to Make Leia an Official Disney Princess

Fans of Carrie Fisher have been in mourning since her death on December 27, 2016 due to a massive heart attack the Friday before. Many saw her as the iconic Princess Leia from the Star Wars franchise. Her character was best known as an instrumental figure within the Rebel Alliance. Because of this, some fans are now petitioning Disney, the new...

Review: ‘Moana’ Will Go Far as an Instant Disney Classic

Moana is the Disney heroine we need right now. For centuries, the greatest navigators in the world discovered the islands of the Pacific but sometime around 3,000 years ago their travels abruptly stopped. Based in part on the oral histories of the people and cultures of Oceania, Moana imaginatively explores what happened when the daughter of...

Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho are Proud to Shine a light on Polynesian Culture in Disney’s ‘Moana’

The stars of the film and the music team behind it share their excitement to bring a new Disney heroine to the big screen! In Disney’s Moana, a young woman embarks on a journey across the sea to fulfill her destiny as a natural navigator. Joined by trickster Demi-God Maui, she sets a course to make things right for their islands as a...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Key to Writing and Fulfilling Disney Dreams with ‘Moana’

How a Little Mermaid fanboy went on to become Disney’s go-to guy! Growing up just like us on a steady Disney diet, a young Lin-Manuel Miranda fell in love with music when he watched Ron Clements and John Musker’s The Little Mermaid and now he’s the lyricist on their latest animated picture Moana! During the press tour...

10 Things We Learned About ‘Moana’ During an Exclusive Look at Disney Animation Studios

Disney Renaissance-era directors Ron Clements and John Musker, who brought us The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, are reuniting for this year’s Disney Princess animated feature Moana.  We were able to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the film along with the directors, writers and animators at a special early sneak peek day...