Tag: DISNEY

Disney’s Streaming Services Now Boasts Over 100 Million Subscribers

While Disney might have gotten into the streaming game later than some of its competitors, it appears that the company’s reputation, portfolio, and acquisition strategy is paying off because during the company’s third quarter earnings report, they have revealed that their streaming services now play home to more than 100 million subscribers. Advertising This covers […]

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‘Mulan’ Is Officially Coming To Disney+ For An Additional Fee (While Playing In Theaters Outside The U.S.)

After postponing the Mulan reboot indefinitely a few weeks ago, Disney+ has officially decided upon a tactic to release what was designed to be a late-March blockbuster. According to Deadline’s report about Disney’s latest earning call, CEO Bob Chepak accounced that the movie will soon open in international theaters where possible (such as China). However, […]

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A ‘Mandalorian’ Star Claims That The Darksaber’s Origins Is ‘Key’ To Season 2

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Season 1 of The Mandalorian. The list of things we know about Season 2 of the Disney+ show The Mandalorian is short, but at least we know two key things: that it was able to wrap filming before quarantine began back in March and that it’s definitely hitting the […]

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Amazing Artists From Africa I Learned About From Watching Africans Celebrate Them In Beyoncé’s Black Is King

Ghanian artist Shatta Wale in a scene from Black is King. Screenshot: @beyonce (Instagram I love Beyoncé. But more importantly, I really love when members of the global Black diaspora connect with each other. Advertisement It brings me joy to listen to Afrobeat, the genre that dominates the soundtrack for The Lion King which turned […]

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Five Takeaways From Beyonce’s New Visual Album, ‘Black Is King’

Beyonce’s highly-anticipated visual album Black Is King debuted on Disney+ in the wee hours of the morning today, bringing with it a deluge of praise and adulation for the Houston-bred star. The project, which was inspired and accompanied by the deluxe edition of Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift companion album, took about a year […]

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Beyoncé Happened

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter in “Already”Photo: Beyoncé/YouTube (Getty Images) On July 31—hell, on July 30—Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter reminded everyone why she is king. In fact, she reminded everyone why Black Is King. Advertisement In fact, Bey pretty much owned the last 10 or 11 days of July when she officially dropped the trailer for her visual […]

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Disney+’s ‘Muppets Now’ Is No ‘The Muppet Show,’ But It’s Still The Best Muppet Show In A Long Time

Of the properties Disney has acquired over the years, the most violent isn’t Marvel Studios or Lucasfilm, it’s Muppets Studio, home of the Muppets. Kylo Ren might have blown up a planet, but you don’t see the carnage. In Muppets Now, the first new Muppets series since ABC’s fortunately short-lived The Muppets, you see the […]

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From Beyoncé to the Bronx Zoo, There’s So Much to Watch and Do This Weekend

Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ comes to Disney+, The Bronx Zoo and other NYC zoos and aquariums have opened, and members of the original cast of ‘Hamilton’ will take part in a special charity performance event. (Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr.)Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images), Cindy Ord (Getty Images), David Dee Delgado (Getty Images) With all that’s […]

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From Beyoncé to the Bronx Zoo, There’s So Much to Watch and Do This Weekend [Corrected]

Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ comes to Disney+, The Bronx Zoo and other NYC zoos and aquariums have opened, and members of the original cast of ‘Hamilton’ will take part in a special charity performance event. (Pictured: Leslie Odom Jr.)Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images), Cindy Ord (Getty Images), David Dee Delgado (Getty Images) With all that’s […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Pushes Disney+ Into Serious Emmy Contention With 15 Nominations

Just like Baby Yoda took the internet by storm, The Mandalorian is making its presence felt at the Emmys in a big way. The groundbreaking, live-action Star Wars series scored an impressive 15 Emmy nominations, which is huge for Disney+. The streaming service isn’t even a year old, and already, its very first original series […]

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Disney Has Postponed ‘Mulan’ Indefinitely While Adjusting The ‘Star Wars’ And ‘Avatar’ Schedules

Disney just waved a white flag of surrender as the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down. After several delays, Mulan has been officially pulled from Disney’s release schedule, which means the remake of the animated classic will not be testing the waters as the first major blockbuster to open in August. The move is […]

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‘Black Panther’ Comic Writer Reginald Hudlin Explains His Musical Inspiration On Disney+’s ‘Marvel’s 616’

In a better timeline, Black Widow would have hit theaters two months ago. But we don’t live in that timeline. We live in the one where an ever-surging pandemic has put almost everything on pause with no end in sight, including the MCU. But that doesn’t mean the end of Marvel content. Disney+ is rearing […]

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Ludia unveils Disney Wonderful Worlds mobile puzzle game

Mobile game publisher Ludia and Disney announced the new match-3 mobile game Disney Wonderful Worlds today. You can sign up on Google Play. It will launch there and on the iOS app store early next year. That’s a long way away, considering Wonderful Worlds as been in the works for nearly three years. But that […]

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Keke Palmer’s Growing Activism Didn’t Play a Role in Her Talk Show’s Cancellation

Photo: Craig Barritt (Getty Images) Keke Palmer is responding to rumors that Strahan, Sara & Keke—her daytime talk show on ABC alongside Michael Strahan and Sara Haines—was canceled due to the 26-year-old’s growing visibility in the activism space. Palmer took a screengrab of a meme about the situation and commented on it via Instagram. Advertisement […]

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Beyoncé Drops Stunning Full Trailer for Black Is King Visual Album

Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) During her acceptance speech for BET’s Humanitarian Award at the network’s annual awards show in June, Beyoncé announced the release of her forthcoming “visual album” Black Is King on Disney+. On Instagram, the musician wrote that the visual is a “companion piece” to her 2019 compilation LP, The Lion King: […]

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Beyonce Shared A Star-Studded Trailer For ‘Black Is King’ Ahead Of Its Disney+ Release

Exactly one month ago, Beyonce released her latest song “Black Parade.” The song celebrated Black ancestors, a fitting theme for the Juneteenth holiday that the song arrived on. Using her platform to continue the celebration of Black people, Beyonce announced on her website the following week that her upcoming Black Is King would debut exclusively […]

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Why it’s Harder Than Ever to Make it in Hollywood

But despite the boom times in Beverly Hills, the working stiffs of L.A. who keep the apps stocked with thousands of hours of new content every year find themselves in a surprisingly precarious position. “There has been an explosion in the number of shows that exist,” says Brian Tanen, the showrunner behind Hulu’s Love, Victor. […]

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Even The Muppets Can’t Escape Soul-Crushing Zoom Calls In The Latest Teaser For ‘Muppets Now’

Muppets Now makes its Disney+ debut in just a few short weeks, and like all of us navigating these unusual times, even Kermit and the gang have to sit through Zoom calls. In a new video to promote the upcoming series, The Muppets are subjected to “Joe from Legal” who joins the call to basically […]

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Disney+ Has Already Detailed Their ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Followup Series

Well, that was fast. After wrapping up its final season just a few weeks ago in early May, Star Wars: The Clone Wars already has an official spinoff on the way for Disney+. Titled Star Wars: The Bad Batch, the new series will focus on Clone Force 99, who were the main focus of the […]

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Hugh Jackman Celebrated His Butt Appearing Uncensored On Disney+ In ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

Hugh Jackman is certainly staying up to date with everything happening in the X-Men universe. He’s still telling stories about Logan and offering new details about his feud with fellow comic book movie star Ryan Reynolds. Most recently he pointed out a major milestone, and it involves his butt making some Disney streaming history. Jackman […]

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Colin Kaepernick Lands Partnership With Disney

Activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick has evolved into a leading voice for the empowerment of disenfranchised communities and he’s on a mission to ensure that stories of those who have been marginalized are brought to the forefront. After being appointed to join Medium’s board to amplify the stories of Black and Brown communities, he recently […]

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Disney World’s ‘Welcome Back’ Video Drew Comparisons To Horror Movies As The Park Officially Reopened

Disney World in Orlando opened up on Saturday, one of two Disney parks that saw paying customers for the first time in nearly four months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For those desperate to distract themselves from the daily realities of rising case counts and death tolls, it was welcome news. But many saw the parks […]

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