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This weekend Cinderella, Disney’s latest live-action version of one of its own classic animated movies, is poised to hit the big screen, and already the reviews for it have been glowing, leading many to believe the Magic Kingdom has another big hit on their hands. And since one big hit begets another, Disney is following in their own footsteps with plans to make… Continue reading Tim Burton to Direct a Live-Action 'Dumbo' for Disney

Hermione Granger and Emma Watson go hand in hand, and they’ll be associated together for generations to come, but now the former Harry Potter starlet is set to embody another iconic character. The Wrap has revealed Watson has been cast in a new, live-action rendition of Beauty and the Beast for Disney.

Naturally, she’ll be playing the beauty side of the title… Continue reading Emma Watson Will be Belle in a Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast' for Disney

Do you love Dumbo? Does its tale of a young, underdog character learning that he really had what it took to soar inside him all along resonate with you? Does just thinking about it put a smile on your face? If so, we hope you’re also a fan of the last few Transformers movies, because Disney has just hired screenwriter Ehren Kruger to not… Continue reading A Live-Action 'Dumbo' Movie Is Coming from the Writer of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park: As we anticipate Jurassic World in 2015, it’s a good time to look backward to the first installment of the dinosaur series. Jurassic Park, released in 1992, was filmed in part on the gorgeous island of Kauai, Hawaii; as the photos above reveal, however, very little remains of the iconic entrance gate all these years later. [Reddit]

 … Continue reading Movie News: 'Jurassic Park' Entrance, 22 Years Later; Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast' Coming

Akira Project

While Hollywood continues to sort out whether it’ll ever produce a live-action adaptation of the beloved anime film Akira, fans can at least take solace in this fan-made recreation of the feature, which is probably as close as anyone will ever get to capturing the animated film with real actors.

The first trailer for The Akira Project is… Continue reading This Terrific Fan-Made Trailer Is the Closest We May Ever Get to a Live-Action 'Akira' Movie