Steven Spielberg is directing the live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl’s popular book “The BFG,” and NOW we know that Disney will have a hand in the project too! Walt Disney Studios will be co-producing and co-financing the film!
Here’s a list of the cast for the “BFG,”
Mark Rylance as Big Friendly Giant
Ruby Barnhill as Sophie
Bill Hader (giant)
Jemaine Clement (giant)
Michael David Adamthwaite (giant)
Daniel Bacon (giant)
Chris Gibbs (giant)
Adam Godley (giant)
Jonathan Holmes (giant)
Paul Moniz de Sa (giant)
Olafur Olaffson (giant)
Penelope Wilton as The Queen
Rebecca Hall as Mary the Queen’s maid
Are you excited that Disney has a hand in “The BFG” movie? Let us know!
The members of One Direction, minus Zayn Malik, are getting to work on their next studio album! The guys are currently touring with the music from their first four CDs, but while they are on the road they plan to write the music for their fifth album.
1D member Liam Payne revealed that today is the first day of writing, telling fans:
1st day writing the album it’s gunna be a great day!
Yes, yes it is! We’re excited to hear all of the tracks the guys come up with for their next album, even though Zayn won’t be a part of it!
How fun is this? R5 member Riker Lynch will be dressing up as Captain Jack Sparrow tonight on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars.” It’s Disney night on the show, and all of the dancers will be performing as Disney characters – we can’t wait to see who all of the stars pick!
Riker made his “Pirates of the Caribbean” announcement on Twitter, posting:
Morning all! It’s show day and tonight Jack Sparrow hits the dance floor with Elizabeth Swann @Allisonholker @DancingABC #DWTS #DisneyWeek
This isn’t the first time Riker has shared his love of POTC! He also wants a “Pirates” themed section of the Disney Parks!
We also know that Willow Shields and Mark Ballas are performing an “Alice In Wonderland”-themed dance!
Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” character Captain Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp, has been included in a new “Frozen” meme! You know how the story goes – when you meet someone who HASN’T seen “Frozen” yet, and you just can’t believe it and start rattling off all the reasons they SHOULD see the movie. Well, voila:
The Disneyland Paris Park just celebrated a big anniversary yesterday! The park opened on April 12, 1992, and yesterday was the parks’ 23rd anniversary – wow!
Have you ever been to Disneyland Paris? Do you have a favorite ride at the park?
Happy anniversary to Disneyland Paris!
“Girl Meets World” actor Corey Fogelmanis was one of the celebs who walked the red carpet at Disneynature’s “Monkey Kingdom” movie premiere over the weekend. The movie will hit theaters on April 17, 2015 – here’s a description of the documentary:
A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.
Corey posted along with his photo from the premiere:
#MonkeyKingdom premiere earlier this morning. Don’t forget to check it out opening week to have a donation made to protect monkeys and other endangered species in their natural habitats.
Do you plan on seeing the movie?
A new Dooney & Bourke collection is arriving at the Disney Parks this month! On April 25, 2015 fans will be able to pick up the Runway Princess collection, which features the Disney Princesses in a cute design!
The line will include:
a zip satchel ($228)
a wallet ($198)
a Pouchette ($148)
a letter carrier ($178)
a shopper tote ($268)
Do you have a favorite Runway Princess bag?