Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015 by Russ Fischer
This past weekend was the latest massive Disney update: the D23 Expo 2015, with presentations for Disney’s live-action films, Disney Animation, Pixar, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm, not to mention the Disney Parks. We covered Star Wars extensively, from the announcement of Colin Trevorrow as Star Wars Episode IX director to the new cast announcements for Rogue One, and other details. We’ve got concept art and information for new animated projects, and the latest on Disney theme park expansions.
Below, you’ll find a list of links to all our coverage of D23 from the past weekend.
- Colin Trevorrow announced as Episode IX director.
- The first Rogue One cast photo is released, complete with new cast member confirmations and announcements.
- A Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster by Drew Struzan is revealed.
- JJ Abrams gives us an indication of how long The Force Awakens currently runs.
- The immersive Star Wars Land is designed to put guests right in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon.
- In the meantime, see costumes and props from The Force Awakens.
- Shakira joins the cast and the soundtrack of Zootopia.
- Gigantic is Disney’s upcoming take on the Jack and the Beanstalk story.
- Moana charmed the hall with lush animation and the charisma of The Rock.
- Toy Story 4 will be a love story between Woody and Bo Peep.
- Coco is the title of the studio’s film in development based on Mexican Day of the Dead customs.
- Ed O’Neill is among the new voice talent announced for Finding Dory.
- Meet the T-rexes from The Good Dinosaur.
- We learn a lot more about the first Inside Out short, Riley’s First Date?
- Doctor Strange has some real Inception-type vibes.
- Captain America: Civil War footage officially reveals the Black Panther costume, and shows Scott Lang to be a huge fan of Captain America.
- The Jungle Book blew the hall away with amazing CG imagery.
- Orlando Bloom is confirmed to return for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
- Alice: Through the Looking Glass gets a footage debut, and its time-traveling, sorta-prequel plot is revealed. (We also saw great costumes from the movie.)
- The first footage from Pete’s Dragon is revealed, with hints of the dragon.
- Toy Story Land is announced for Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando…
- …and there are new details for Frozen Ever After, in Orlando.
- We got more details on Avatar Land.
- Star Tours is getting an update, and there will be other Star Wars events in Disney Parks.
- There’s new concept art for Disneyland Hong Kong’s Iron Man Experience, opening in 2016.
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