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Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau Hopes Modern Remake Carries On Walt Disney's Vision: 'We're Building on That Legacy'

Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau Hopes Modern Remake Carries On Walt Disney's Vision: 'We're Building on That Legacy'

Originally posted 04/05/2016 11:35AM

When Jon Favreau signed on to direct the upcoming The Jungle Book film, he knew he had big shoes to fill. Not only was he remaking one of Disney's most classic tales, but he wanted honor the original film while still giving it a new feel.

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From HELLOGIGGLES: Every Disney Fact You Didn't Know You Needed

From HELLOGIGGLES: Every Disney Fact You Didn't Know You Needed

Originally posted 11/17/2015 06:15PM

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Star Wars Icon Mark Hamill Reveals Why He Named His Son After Walt Disney

Star Wars Icon Mark Hamill Reveals Why He Named His Son After Walt Disney

Originally posted 11/03/2015 06:45PM

Long before the Star Wars franchise officially became a Disney-owned property, star Mark Hamill – a.k.a. Luke Skywalker – was a Disney devotee.

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Ellen DeGeneres Reveals All About Nemo Sequel Finding Dory: 'It Means a Lot to Me'

Ellen DeGeneres Reveals All About Nemo Sequel Finding Dory: 'It Means a Lot to Me'

Originally posted 08/14/2015 11:00PM

Ellen DeGeneres, who voiced the beloved blue tang with short-term memory loss in Pixar's 2003 blockbuster Finding Nemo, has been on a tireless campaign for the studio to make a sequel ever since.

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Inside Out's Phyllis Smith Talks Picking Up Pointers from Amy Poehler

Inside Out's Phyllis Smith Talks Picking Up Pointers from Amy Poehler

Originally posted 05/08/2015 02:40PM

Phyllis Smith may not have an Office anymore, but she sure does like her newest coworker: Amy Poehler.

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From EW: Disney's Kathleen Kennedy Talks Plans for Next Indiana Jones Movie

From EW: Disney's Kathleen Kennedy Talks Plans for Next Indiana Jones Movie

Originally posted 05/06/2015 09:15AM

There is no script being worked on yet, "but we are talking about it," the producer told Vanity Fair

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Blake Lively Proudly Shows Off Risqué Shirtless Pic of Ryan Reynolds on Instagram

Blake Lively Proudly Shows Off Risqué Shirtless Pic of Ryan Reynolds on Instagram

Originally posted 04/28/2015 09:05AM

And the Blake Lively-Ryan Reynolds social media saga continues – this time with a shirtless photo and (slightly) naughty joke.

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Pinocchio Is Next! Disney to Film a Live-Action Adaptation

Disney to Make Live-Action Pinocchio Movie

Originally posted 04/08/2015 07:40PM

Jiminy Cricket! Pinocchio is about to become a real real boy.

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