Disney

Melissa McCarthy
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July 30, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Melissa McCarthy is obviously interested in taking on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid," winking at the camera when Jimmy Kimmel asked her if she'd be playing the part. The actress addressed the rumors during her Monday night appearance on...
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President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2019 Marvel Studios Panel in Hall H on July 20, 2019 in San Diego, California.
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July 22, 2019 - 9:21 am
By Scott Huver, CNN (CNN) -- As always, there's a method to the Marvel madness. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige near simultaneously broke the Internet and San Diego Comic-Con International with long-awaited mega-announcement of the Disney-owned powerhouse studio's "Phase Four" slate of...
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Beyonce
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July 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) -- Twenty-five years after the release of the original classic, The Lion King, is getting a live-action remake from Disney. To accompany the release of the 3D animated version of the movie, Grammy award-winning artist, Beyoncé, has released a 14 track album titled 'The...
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Forky
Consumer Product Safety Commission
July 09, 2019 - 11:41 am
By Susan Scutti (CNN) — One new toy story is a need-to-know for parents: Disney has voluntarily recalled 80,000 "Forky" plush toys, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission . The 11-inch toy is a soft, stuffed replica of a character in Disney Pixar's "Toy Story 4" movie. It can pose a...
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Little Mermaid
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July 09, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- The original Ariel is reportedly defending the casting of Halley Bailey in the new "Little Mermaid." Backlash over the black singer being chosen to portray Ariel in the live action version of the hit 1989 Disney animated film culminated last week in #NotMyAriel...
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Halle Bailey, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid."
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July 04, 2019 - 8:22 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Halle Bailey will be belting out tunes under the sea very soon. The singer, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid." Bailey took to Twitter to say it was a "dream...
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Costumed Cinderella and Majordomo appear before guests at an event marking the inclusion of Disney's "Cinderella" into the National Film Registry on its 70th anniversary, Thursday night, June 20, 2019 at the Library of Congress in Washington.
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June 21, 2019 - 11:57 am
By Oscar Wells Gabriel II, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No one arrived in a horse-drawn carriage. But there was valet parking for the guests invited to a "mini-ball" held at the Library of Congress in honor of the Disney film "Cinderella." The Thursday evening event featured a costumed...
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Disney firefirghters
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May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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This June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York. Disney has struck a deal with Comcast that gives it full control of streaming service Hulu.
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May 14, 2019 - 9:37 am
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities. Disney said Tuesday that it's taking operational control of the streaming service immediately. NBCUniversal owns 33% of Hulu right now. According to the agreement, Disney can demand Comcast...
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Two more "Star Wars" films will follow in December of 2024 and 2026, according to Disney, which unveiled a new schedule that also includes release dates for four "Avatar" sequels.
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May 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Disney announced on Tuesday that it is producing three more "Star Wars" films that will hit theaters starting in 2022. That means there will be a three year hiatus between "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," which hits theaters on December 20, and the next...
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