Dwayne Johnson will star in Jungle Cruise, an upcoming film based on a Disney amusement park ride. As with the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Disney hopes to find success with an attraction-based movie.
It's the circle of life, it seems, as Disney has plans to bring back The Lion King through a new primetime short movie and TV series based on Simba's son Kion and his group of friends, set to air in 2016.
Disney Research has come up with a new way to render high-quality visuals for its animation, according to Phys.org. This method was designed to salvage pixel inaccuracies while retaining graphical detail. It's an approach which will reportedly boost…
Disney chief Bob Iger told CNBC that the conglomerate could offer ESPN a la carte, but not within the next few years. The most likely holdup? Cash money. ESPN is still one of Disney's most profitable sectors as a cable channel.
Disney-Pixar released the full trailer for The Good Dinosaur, which is due to hit theaters on Nov. 25. The family-friendly flick will focus on the friendship of an orphaned dinosaur and a human cave-boy.
Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman has been tapped to pen the script for a live action reboot of the 1963 Disney animated movie Sword in the Stone, the last flick to be released before Walt Disney's death.
Disney is moving forward with Genies, a live-action Aladdin prequel to be written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift. The comedy will focus on genies generally, but specifically explore how Aladdin's genie ended up in his lamp.
Disney/Pixar's 'Inside Out' managed to set multiple box office records, in spite of stiff competition from 'Jurassic World.' The animated film had the highest-grossing debut of any original film, taking the title from 'Avatar.'
Disney is reportedly in the early stages of organizing a sequel to Maleficent. Lead actress Angelina Jolie, however, has not yet been signed to the project, though Joe Roth is slated to produce, with Linda Woolverton on board to pen the second installment.
Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of The Walt Disney Co., recently said the company will expand the use of its smart wristband technology in varied forms beyond its flagship resort in Orlando, Florida to other Disney resorts, according to Reuters.
Disney has created Acoustruments, tiny musical instruments which use ultrasonic sound to control your smartphone, that require no power, and can be built using 3D printers.
Until now, if you wanted to watch one of the Star Wars films on your phone or tablet, you were on your own, and it wasn't easy. Now the entire six-movie saga will be available in high resolution digital format.
The Walt Disney Company is said to be investing $250 million in fantasy sports website DraftKings. The deal, however, is less about the goings-on of the website itself than it is about advertising on the Disney-owned ESPN.