Yesterday at the D23 Walt Disney Animation Expo, Studio Chief Creative
Officer John Lasseter announced they would be retelling the story of Jack and the Beanstalk in Gigantic, directed by Nathan Greno ( Tangled ) and produced by Dorothy McKim (Get a Horse! ), which they’ll release in 2018.
One of the differences is that it’s going to be set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, and according to the announcement, it “follows adventure-seeker Jack as he discovers a world of giants hidden within the clouds.He hatches a grand plan with Inma, a 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old girl, and agrees to help her find her way home. But he doesn’t account for her super-sized personality.The two of them will take on storm giants that live in a city in
The film will feature new songs from the Oscar-winning Frozen duo of Kristen Anderson-Lopez and
Robert Lopez, including one that was sung live at the expo.
They also announced that singer Shakira would be joining their upcoming Zootopia , opening March 4, 2016,
voicing Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia. She will be singing a brand-new song titled “Try Everything”
for the film. You can see the very first picture of her character below.
Dwayne Johnson was also on hand for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ November 23, 2016 release Moana ,
as were directors John Musker and Ron Clements (The Princess and the Frog, The Little Mermaid ) and producer
Osnat Shurer, to talk about the film.Johnson is voicing the demigod Maui, who can change shape and is covered in animated tattoos.
Earlier this week DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox have
debuted the first official poster for upcoming CG sequel Kung Fu Panda 3, which strikes theaters with a comical
vengeance on January 29, 2016.
Directed by Jennifer Yuh and Alessandro Carloni from a script by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, the third feature will again star Jack Black as Po, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman,
Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu and David Cross.
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