Disney: a new film The Lion King, a sequel to Vice Versa… The studios lift the veil on many projects

With the recent release of Pinocchio on Disney+, the imminent arrival of the Andor series, derived from Star Wars, still on the platform, Disney studios are on all fronts this fall. The news of the firm with big ears is also Expo D23, an annual event dedicated to all Disney fans around the world. Tele-Leisure is on site and has listened to the announcement of the major events that will punctuate the company’s year, in terms of entertainment. After attending the opening ceremony for the Disney Legends Awards, which honor talented individuals who have made significant contributions to Disney’s legacy such as Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey of Grey’s Anatomyit’s panel time Disney Live Action, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios hosted by Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production.

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Singer and comedian Cynthia Erivo gets the ball rolling with a great performance for Pinocchio, which stars Tom Hanks as Geppetto, Erivo as the Blue Fairy and features the voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Benjamin Evan Ainsworth respectively as Jiminy Cricket and Pinocchio. ” What’s so exciting about Disney+ is that it gives us so much freedom to tell an even wider range of stories, says Sean Bailey. We continue to explore reinventions that honor our Disney heritage. We get to explore new chapters of stories we all know and love. »

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Which made it possible to announce soon Hocus Pocus 2 on Disney+. In a video that surprised the whole room, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy announced the return of these three witches. 29 years after the 17th century sisters were resurrected, they now seek revenge in this new film directed by Anne Fletcher also starring Sam Richardson, Tony Hale and Hannah Waddingham which will arrive exclusively on Disney+ on September 30 .

Next, Bailey welcomed the stars of once upon a time 2 including Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Maya Rudolph, Gabriella Baldacchino, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays. ” The sequel Once upon a time will plunge my character, Gisele, into an uncomfortable situation with a baby under her arms and a difficult teenager because of a move to the suburbs which will be inclement for her,” explains Amy Adams. ” A film that pushes us to take up new challenges adds Patrick Dempsey. The film will be broadcast on Disney+ from November 24.

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The movie members Peter Pan & Wendy then arrived on stage with Alexander Molony, in the role of Peter Pan, Ever Anderson, that of Wendy, Alyssa Wapanâtahk, that of Tiger Lily, and finally Jude Law in the fearsome Captain Hook. A new film that centers primarily on the story of Wendy as she joins the boy who refuses to grow up on a magical journey to Neverland to face Captain Hook. Directed by David Lowery, Peter Pan & Wendy will begin streaming on Disney+ in 2023.” It’s a new story that allows us to better understand the past of all these characters explains Jude Law.

Also on Disney+, the creative director of Walt Disney Animation Studios, Jennifer Lee, announced the arrival of new mini-series like Zootopia + from November 9th. Fans will be able to witness the return to the famous metropolis of mammals by following the hectic lives of some strange residents of the famous film.

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Iwaju will next arrive on Disney+ in 2023 which is an all-new original series produced in collaboration with pan-African comic book entertainment company Kugali. A new program by Olufikayo Ziki Adeola, Hamid Ibrahim and Tolu Olowofoyeku which they say is “ a love letter to lagos, nigeria following the adventures of a young adult Tola and her best friend, Kole, in a world rich in colors.

Pixar studios will also be present on Disney+ with Win or Lose. Directed by Carrie Hobson and Michael Yates, this series will follow the Pickles, a co-ed college softball team, in the week leading up to their championship game, where each episode highlights the perspective of a different main character. Win or Lose will premiere on Disney+ in fall 2023.

Re Avalonia, the strange journey, Directors Don Hall and Qui Nguyen have revealed their personal ties to this film which is about an incredible family who must overcome their differences to save a strange world full of danger and surprises. Voice cast members, Jake Gyllenhaal (Searcher Clade), Dennis Quaid (Jaeger Clade), Jaboukie Young-White (Ethan Clade) and Lucy Liu (Callisto Mal) joined the stage to announce that this movie hits theaters on the 23rd. November 2022 in the United States. In France, it will be on the Disney+ platform.

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Haunted Mansion : Directed by Justin Simien, who actually worked at the Disneyland park, the film is inspired by the famous amusement park carousel, The haunted housewhere a mother and son recruit a ragtag crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters with the surprise appearance of Jamie Lee Curtis in this film, which premieres next year.

Mufasa: The Lion King : it is a prequel to the Lion King which won’t be released until 2024, but director Barry Jenkins was on hand to show a never-before-seen preview and share a bit about the film’s story of this young lion cub revealing his rise to become one of the lands greatest kings .

Snow White : Rachel Zegler in the title role and Gal Gadot in the role of the Queen, the terrible mother-in-law of Snow White, have come to present this film directed by Marc Webb and which will not be released before 2024. I took a lot of pleasure in playing the role of such a Machiavellian character, slips the famous Wonder Woman. As you know, I’m not used to playing this kind of role. »

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The little Mermaid : Director Rob Marshall came on stage to present his film which is the live-action version of the famous Disney tale. Halle Bailey, as the unforgettable Ariel, caused a stir by joining him and revealing the scene of his song Going there. A film that will arrive next summer on the big screen.

Wish : the upcoming Disney Animation original feature directed by Chris Buck and Fawn Veerasunthorn chronicles the adventures of a young woman, 17-year-old Asha, who never ceases to care about her community. She launches a call of despair to the stars heard by a small ball of energy called Star. The film is expected in theaters in the fall of 2023.

elemental : Directed by Peter Sohn and Denise Ream, they used their personal lives to tell a story of immigrants pursuing their dreams where the inhabitants of fire, water, earth and air live together . The date of this new feature film is scheduled for June 16, 2023.

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elio : Under the direction of Adrian Molina, it is the story of a boy named Elio who finds himself transported across the galaxy and is mistaken for the intergalactic ambassador of our planet Earth. Actress America Ferrera, who plays the role of her mother, Olga, came to present this film on stage in the company of Yonas Kibreab who lent her voice to Elio. The film will be released in the spring of 2024.

Vice Versa 2 : Finally, Pixar presented this long-awaited feature film, under the direction of Kelsey Mann with still the American voice of Amy Poehler in the role of Joy. Following Vice versa is in full production to tell new adventures inside the head of Riley who is now a teenager. The film is expected to be released in the summer of 2024.

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Disney: a new film The Lion King, a sequel to Vice Versa… The studios lift the veil on many projects