Disney announces new ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ movie ‘Gigantic’ at D23


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Disney announces new ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ movie ‘Gigantic’ at D23
Also, more details about 'Zootopia' and 'Moana'

MANILA, Philippines – Disney gave more information about their upcoming films at the D23 Expo on Friday, August 14 (August 15 in Manila). They’ve also unveiled a new feature calledGigantic.


Giagantic is set for release in 2018. The movie is based on the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk and follows an 11-year-old lady giant Inma and her team-up with Jack. Songwriters Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez, who both worked on Frozen, will be working on the music for Gigantic too. Deadline reports that the movie will feature different types of giants, and introduce the villains – the Storm Giants. 



We already know a bit about Zootopia and Moana, but more details were released at D23.


Zootopia will hit theaters in 2016. Zootopia was directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, and produced by Clark Spencer. It follows bunny Judy Hopps, voiced by Once Upon a Time‘s Ginny Goodwin. Shakira will also voice a character, a gazelle.


Here’s a teaser for Zootopia:



Meanwhile, Moana is set in the South Pacific, whose people were known to be the best navigators 3000 years ago until they suddenly stopped. The character Moana wants to explore beyond the reef, but her father is against it. Her grandmother encourages her though, telling her stories of a demi-god, Maui, voiced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Other characters in Moana include Moana’s pet pig Pua, her rooster Hei Hei, and the Pacific Ocean – Moana’s best friend.


Which of these movies are you looking forward to the most? Tell us in the comments below! – Rappler.com

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