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Disney D23 Expo 2019 Announcements Drop A Huge Slate Of New Content

August 27, 2019

Over the weekend Disney held its sixth D23 Expo, an event where the company gets to showcase all its forthcoming news and announcements to both the media and the general public. In a surprising turn after dropping the official launch announcement less than a week ago for Disney+ the company has come charging out of […]

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A complete shot-by-shot breakdown of the Star Wars The Last Jedi D23 Behind-The-Scenes Reel

July 20, 2017

At Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend, Lucasfilm unveiled a behind-the-scenes reel for this year’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi is the 8th “Episode” in the Star Wars franchise and is directed Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick). The behind-the-scenes video delivered a greater insight to how powerful Star Wars is on and off […]

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Will Smith set to play the Genie as the cast of Disney’s live action Aladdin is announced

July 18, 2017

It was a huge weekend for Disney fans over the weekend as the D23 Expo revealed all things from the Star Wars, Marvel Studios and Pixar camps. One tidbit that has got tongues wagging (for better or worse) is the casting of Aladdin, Jasmine and the Genie for the live-action remake of Aladdin. Disney have […]

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Kingdom Hearts III gets new trailer, and a 2018 release window

July 16, 2017

The long-awaited third instalment in the mainline Kingdom Hearts RPG series has gotten a brand new trailer at Disney’s D23 expo in Anaheim, California. On top of this rare and startling glimpse of the game in action, developer Square Enix are finally talking launch details.

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The Iris’ Weekly Film and TV Round Up! (21st August 2015)

August 21, 2015

This week’s round up features a lot of science fiction to get excited about, on both the big and small screen. What’s new in film? The Martian features Matt Damon behaving like a sci-fi God, and is set for release in October. His character, Mark Watney, finds himself stranded on a mission to Mars. He […]

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The latest Star Wars News – Episode VI: Family Matters

August 21, 2015

You would know by now that the D23 Expo is not a droid, but a spectacle for many things Disney. Marvel, Pixar, Touchstone etc. That also includes Star Wars, itself growing to be many more things. 

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Artist Drew Struzan’s new The Force Awakens poster highlights Han Solo

August 17, 2015

For Star Wars fans, December could not come quickly enough – because that’s when the J. J. Abrams’ helmed The Force Awakens (aka Episode VII) will hit cinemas. Set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, the film will focus on  a new set of characters, while bringing us some quality nostalgia with […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Watch Benedict Cumberbatch talk Doctor Strange and Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie talk Captain America: Civil War

August 17, 2015

One of the most talked about presentations at Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend has been that from Marvel Studios, who helped introduce us to the two films that will kick off “Stage Three” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) next year: Doctor Strange, preceded by the third Captain America film Civil War. 

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Star Wars Land is coming. Because of course it is.

August 16, 2015

It was perhaps a destiny Disney signed into action the minute they took over the iconic franchise – but it still has us very, very excited. As Universal Studios has done with the Harry Potter series’ Wizarding World, Disneyland will be expanding both Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in Florida and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, to […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Toy Story Land is coming to Hollywood Studios in Orlando

August 16, 2015

In addition to Star Wars Land, which was also announced today at Disney’s D23 Expo in California, Orlando’s Hollywood Studios will be seeing another 11 acre expansion in the form of Toy Story Land. Unlike Star Wars Land, however, Toy Story Land has already been a tested formula among Disney Parks in Paris and Hong […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Orlando Bloom confirmed to return for the fifth Pirates of the Carribean film

August 16, 2015

Though the Australian tabloids pretty much ruined this surprise announcement earlier in the year, when Orlando Bloom was spotted in and around Gold Coast where they were filming the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Man Tell No Tales, Disney confirmed at their D23 Expo today that yes – Will Turner is back. IGN reported […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Jurassic World director to helm Star Wars: Episode IX

August 16, 2015

As it had long been rumoured, Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow has been officially confirmed at the Disney D23 Expo to be the man in charge of the final film in the new Star Wars Trilogy, the yet-to-be-named Episode IX. Trevorrow is surely one of the most sought after Directors in Hollywood right now, after revitalising […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: The Incredibles 2 and Cars 3 posters revealed.

August 15, 2015

This weekend in California, Disney are holding their annual D23 Expo, bringing with them a slew of announcements and presentations from Kingdom Hearts to Marvel, Star Wars to Pixar. And one of the earliest presentations has come from the Animation department – who, among many other announcements we’ll be talking about in other articles – confirmed without any question […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Pixar’s long nameless “Dia De Los Muertos” film finally gets a title and release date

August 15, 2015

Pixar first announced they were working on a film centering on Dia De Los Muertos – the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead – all the way back in 2012. But until today, we didn’t have a name for the film.

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