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Don Hahn Shines a Spotlight on Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman With Songs of a Lifetime

Jim Hill | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Given that he's the guy who produced Beauty and the Beast, the first animated film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, as well as The Lion King, Don Hahn is used to getting the lion's share of the accolades.

The Trailer For Disney's 'Jungle Book' Remake Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

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There's Something Fishy About Asher Blinkoff's Voice Work in Hotel Transylvania 2

Jim Hill | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

And why did Tartakovsky opt to cast Asher as the voice of Dennis, Dracula's half-human, half-vampire grandson? Basically because Blinkoff -- unlike so many child actors working in Hollywood today -- still actually sounded like an authentic six-and-a-half, almost seven-year-old boy.

These Are All The Classic Disney Movies Getting Live-Action Remakes

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.21.2015 | Entertainment

We're deep in to the era of the reboot, with everything from "Sister Act" to "La Dolce Vita" getting a remake. Following "Maleficent," Kenneth Branagh...

Bill Murray Will Voice Your Favorite Animated Bear

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment

If Bill Murray were an animal he would definitely be a big cuddly bear, so it only makes sense that he'll voice Baloo, the bear from Rudyard Kipling's...

Our Jungle Book Obsession: Two Films Planned by Rival Studios

Amy M. Davis | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
Amy M. Davis

Movies must translate a story to an entirely different medium, and that always means changes. More often than some would like to admit, changes are also needed, in many cases, to find a sufficiently-large audience.

This Will Probably Be Lupita Nyong'o's Next Role

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

Almost two months after she won the Oscar for "12 Years a Slave," Lupita Nyong'o's name is still on everyone's mind, mainly in form of a question: Whe...

Disney Casts Idris Elba As Villainous Tiger In 'The Jungle Book'

Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

Idris Elba will soon be a Disney villain. Elba recently signed on to voice the man-eating tiger Shere Khan in Disney's remake of "The Jungle Book,...

These Movies Coming Out In 2014 Are A Lot Like Other Movies Coming Out In 2014

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

If you feel like you're seeing double when it comes to this year's movie lineup, you're not the only one. We've noticed a plethora of films opening or...

Jungle Book: Look for the Bare Necessities

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

When Mary Zimmerman was announced to direct/adapt Disney's The Jungle Book, I was surprised. I never thought the production would materialize (Pinocchio, anyone?), but knew that if it did, I'd have to see it.

Disney's D23 Expo: Richard M. Sherman & Alan Menken - Together Again... For the First Time!

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Disney's D23 Expo, which is taking place August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, offers visitors an immersive weekend into every aspect of The Walt Disney Company.

Waiting for Lefty Explodes at Oracle ; The Jungle Book Fizzles at Goodman

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Quick: would you rather pay $115 (or $303 to a ticket broker) to see the misbegotten offspring of Walt Disney and Mary Zimmerman, or pay nothing whatsoever to see a powerhouse re-interpretation of Clifford Odets's Depression-era howl of protest?

From Stage to Screen and Then Back Again

George Heymont | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

In recent decades, movie musicals that began as full-length animation features and original movie musicals have become multi-million dollar stage vehicles drawing audiences into theatres in cities around the world.

"The Jungle Book"... Where Books Are Seen

Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts

Although we spend hours looking at books, we rarely acknowledge their physicality, especially if we're reading something on a Kindle. Natasha Bowdoin ...