J.K. Rowling has some bad news, Potterheads!
Harry Potter fans were blessed with another magical Hogwarts adventure in the form of a two-part play when the Cursed Child made its debut last year.
Since the acclaimed stage production was a hit with critics and die hard fans, rumors quickly swirled that the spellbinding story was already in talks to be adapted to the big screen!
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Insiders even hinted that the original trio — Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint — were already being coaxed to reprise their roles as adult Harry, Hermione, and Ron for the future installment.
Speaking on the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, journalist and historian Jim Hill — who is apparently connected with the film departments at Disney and Universal Studios — said:
We really needed a reason to start getting excited for the live action Beauty and the Beast!
Celine Dion famously performed a rendition of the title song for the original 1991 animated classic — and now, it looks like she'll be singing for the Emma Watson-led adaptation as well!
On Thursday, the music icon announced she would be performing a BRAND NEW song for the Disney remake called How Does A Moment Last Forever.
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AH-Mazing!! What a dramatic — and so appropriately Celine — song title!
We're so excited the Canadian crooner will be a part of the film. It truly wouldn't feel like the same tale as old as time without her!
Ch-ch-check out the singer's Instagram post (below) to see the full announcement.
Much of the world already knows the late Selena Quintanilla through her AH-Mazing music or the Jennifer Lopez biopic.
But now a whole new generation will learn how incredibly talented the singer, actress, and fashion designer was thanks to a new TV series in development!
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On Monday, Disney Media Distribution Latin America, VTF Media, and Moconoco y Latin WE all announced they are producing the series.
The show will be based on Emmy award-winning journalist, María Celeste Arrarás' book El Secreto de Selena — which Maria spent years investigating the life and tragic death of the songstress.
Miz Arrarás spoke a bit about her book, upon which the project is based, saying:
She really is a funny girl.
Emma Watson has a lot of respect for her Beauty and the Beast character, but that doesn't mean she feels the same way about ALL the Disney princesses!
In a new interview, the actress — who will be playing Belle in the upcoming remake — revealed she passed on playing Cinderella in the 2015 live-action retelling of the Disney animated classic!
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The 26-year-old explained that she felt the character of Belle "resonated" with her much more than Cinderella (who was played by Lily James in the remake) — because she finds the beautiful bookworm to be a much better role model.
Speaking to Total Film, she said:
She's just bein'
As if it weren't impressive enough that Bizaardvark managed to score Rosanna Pansino — aka Nerdy Nummies — already this season… this week's episode looks even more super.
That's because IISuperwomanII herself, Lilly Singh, is about to make her Disney Channel debut this Friday!
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If you're STILL unfamiliar with Paige (Olivia Rodrigo) and Frankie's (Madison Hu)'s sitcom send-up of YouTube celebs, hopefully our latest look at the series will finally be enough to hook you for good.
Basically, our sneak peek is all about Frankie trying to
convince trick Lilly into attending Paige's birthday party — with a little help from Amelia (DeVore Ledridge), of course!
Although, in typical House of Mouse fashion… things obviously don't go quite the way Frankie was expecting.
Ch-ch-check out our exclusive sneak peek of Bizaardvark before it airs Friday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. EST on Disney Channel (above)!!!
Star Wars fans have been in mourning for weeks since Carrie Fisher's tragic passing.
But Disney had to switch quickly to panic mode.
According to previous reports, Carrie had finished her filming for this December's Episode VIII. But an even bigger role was apparently planned for Princess Leia in the final part of the sequel trilogy.
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Now, according to BBC's Newsnight, Disney is negotiating with the late star's estate over her future appearances in the franchise.
Exactly how Fisher's likeness might appear in future Star Wars films is unclear, but if Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is any indication, Disney has decided they're fine with digitally recreating late actors for continuity, as they did with [SPOILER ALERT]