7 Disney Live-Action Remakes Coming Your Way

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars have snapped up the lead roles

Beauty and the Beast
11 May 2016

Beauty and the Beast

Plot: One of Disney's most enduring love stories of a young woman who falls for a prince (trapped in the body of a monster)

Director: Bill Condon

Stars:  Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ewan McGregor, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans and Sir Ian McKellen

Release: 17 March ,2017

 

Pinocchio
11 May 2016

Pinocchio

Plot: The story of the little puppet boy whose nose grows longer when he lies

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Stars: Robert Downey Jr as Gepetto the puppeteer

Release: TBA

Cruella
11 May 2016

Cruella

Plot: The Dalmatian-stealing villain gets a new lease of life (following Glenn Close's portrayal in 1996's 101 Dalmatians.This movie revolves around the back story of Cruella de Vil's contempt of animals as it goes back in time when she was younger

Executive Producer:  Glenn Close

Stars: Emma Stone

Release: Some time in 2017

 

 

Tink
11 May 2016

Tink

Plot: There are no details other than how the movie will revolve around the untold story of the mischievous fairy, Tinker Bell, who captured hearts in  JM Barrie's Peter Pan

Producer: Bruna Papandrea

Stars: Reese Witherspoon

Release: TBA

 

 

Pete's Dragon
11 May 2016

Pete's Dragon

Plot: A tale of a young orphan, Pete, whose best friend happens to be a dragon called Eliott

Director: David Lowery

Stars: Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence, Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Urban and Robert Redford

Release: August 12, 2016

The Little Mermaid
11 May 2016

The Little Mermaid

Plot: A young mermaid, Ariel, leaves her family and her life at sea to be with a handsome prince

Director: Rebecca Thomas

Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz

Release:  TBA

Alice Through The Looking Glass
11 May 2016

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Plot: The sequel to Alice in Wonderland sees Alice returning to the whimsical world of Wonderland to save the Mad Hatter 

Director: Tim Burton

Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham-Carter, Anne Hathaway and the late, great Alan Rickman

Release: 26 May, 2016

Disney's most beloved fairy tales will always have a place in our hearts as cartoons we grew up watching. So when we heard that the company has up to 15 live-action remakes of its classic tales in the pipeline, we couldn't help but feel equal parts of intrigue and horror. Frankly, there can only be one dancing Belle, unassuming Snow White or gorgeous Aurora, no? I suppose we'll find out the answer in due time. Till then, here's a sneak peek at what's coming our way.

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