live-action remake

Disney looks to Robert Zemeckis to helm live-action Pinocchio

Hollywood is abuzz with word that Disney and director Robert Zemeckis are working on a deal that would have him direct the on-again, off-again live-action remake of the animated Disney classic “Pinocchio.” The movie has had a number of directors and producers come on board… Read More »Disney looks to Robert Zemeckis to helm live-action Pinocchio

Disney's The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King – How Much New Stuff is there?

According to the British Board of Film Classification, the UK equivalent of the Motion Picture Association of America, the “live-action” version of Disney’s The Lion King runs 118 minutes. That means director Jon Favreau is squeezing an extra 29 minutes more footage than the animated… Read More »Disney’s The Lion King – How Much New Stuff is there?

Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Mena Massoud as Aladdin

Aladdin soars at the box office on Memorial Day weekend

One Jump ahead of the competition, Disney’s live-action Aladdin topped the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Monday Night Update: Aladdin has now earned $113 million domestic and $121 million internationally for a global total of $234 million. Not a… Read More »Aladdin soars at the box office on Memorial Day weekend