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LOOK: Mickey Mouse lights up Metro Manila stop lights

Nov 12, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Have you spotted these cute hidden Mickeys around the Metro yet?

A 'Star Wars' prequel will be released on Disney’s upcoming streaming service

Nov 11, 2018 - 3:43 PM

The upcoming Disney streaming service will launch in 2019 and finally has a name

Marvel heroes Winter Soldier and Falcon to star in own TV show

Nov 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie are expected to reprise their bad-ass roles for the TV series on Disney's upcoming streaming service

Beats by Dr. Dre gets a Disney makeover

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Mickey fans, get your hands (and ears) on these special edition headphones ASAP!

WATCH: First live-action 'Aladdin' trailer is shining, shimmering, splendid

Oct 12, 2018 - 12:47 PM

The film is set to hit theaters in May 2019

ALADDIN. Mena Massoud takes on the title role. Screenshot from YouTube.com/DisneyMovieTrailers

WATCH: Scarlet Snow Belo tries voice acting at Disney

Oct 03, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The 3-year-old also gets to draw with legendary animator Mark Henn

CELEBRITY BABY. Scarlet Snow Belo with her parents Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Disney admits Dark Side for 'Star Wars,' plans release 'slowdown'

Sep 21, 2018 - 12:33 PM

'You can expect some slowdown, but that doesn't mean we're not going to make films'

PRESS PAUSE? Is it a case of too much too quick for the Star Wars franchise? Still from the movie trailer

Disney x ColourPop is making the internet freak out – we can't blame them

Sep 20, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Plus: Tips on how Philippine-based beauty junkies can get their hands on 'em!

DISNEY X COLOURPOP. The e-commerce makeup giant and Disney are set to release a full collection. Image from the ColourPop website

Loki, Scarlet Witch to get own TV series

Sep 19, 2018 - 9:22 AM

Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen are expected to reprise their roles for a series that will be released exclusively on Disney's upcoming streaming service

FIRST LOOK: Liu Yifei as Disney's 'Mulan'

Aug 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

See Liu Yifei as Mulan

LOOK: Disney's humanoid acrobat in action

Aug 13, 2018 - 5:18 PM

The autonomous robot can correct itself in air to land tricks flawlessly. It is being designed for use in Disney theme parks, and potentially, Disney movies in the future

FLYBOT. Disney's humanoid acrobat from their Stuntworks project flies through the air, catapulted by a big swing. Screenshot from Disney


Bringing Disney magic to life: Animator Mark Henn

Aug 01, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The animator talks about what it's like to work on 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

"Big Hero 6" (Pictured) Mark Henn. Photo by Patrick Wymore. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

July inflation, Basilan blast, Lea Salonga | Evening wRap

Jul 31, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Pia Ranada

Disney axes director James Gunn over offensive tweets

Jul 21, 2018 - 8:27 AM

'As I've developed as a person, so has my work and my humor,' explains the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director, after his old tweets on taboo topics were unearthed

AXED. In this file photo, director James Gunn poses for a photograph upon arrival at the European Gala screening of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' in London on April 24, 2017. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Want to meet Moana? Just head to Hong Kong Disneyland

Jul 19, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The Disney heroine stars in a new live atmosphere stage show at the theme park

MOANA. The Disney heroine stars in a live atmosphere stage show. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Disneyland

Disney clears hurdle for Fox tie-up with US regulator approval

Jun 28, 2018 - 10:57 AM

The US Department of Justice greenlights Disney's proposed acquisition of the entertainment empire

DISNEY. The entertainment company is a step closer to its proposed acquisition of 21st Century Fox. Photo from Twitter.com/WaltDisneyCo

'Incredibles 2' review: Credible entertainment

Jun 17, 2018 - 3:54 PM

Is it worth the wait?

That Disney charm remains strong in 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:18 AM

The mega-popular Square Enix-Disney mashup is still a charmer

TOY STORY. 'Kingdom Hearts 3'  is set to feature Pixar worlds. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Incredible items for the ‘Incredibles 2’ weekend

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:23 PM

Get ready to express your fandom as the film premieres on June 14

WATCH: First trailer for 'Dumbo' is out

Jun 13, 2018 - 6:25 PM

See Tim Burton's live-action take on the classic Disney film

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 13, 2018

Jun 13, 2018 - 11:15 AM

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'Incredibles 2' set to break more records for Disney

Jun 12, 2018 - 2:41 PM

Experts are predicting a $140 million-plus opening weekend for Brad Bird's sequel to his own hugely popular original

‘The Incredibles 2’: Kisah konflik baru di keluarga super

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Hidup penuh laga keluarga Parr dalam ‘The Incredibles 2’ dapat disaksikan di bioskop Tanah Air mulai 12 Juni 2018

'THE INCREDIBLES 2'. Sekuel kedua 'The Incredibles' mulai tayang 12 Juni 2018. Foto dari akun Instagram @theincredibles

Disney's John Lasseter quits amid scandal over 'unwanted hugs'

Jun 09, 2018 - 8:29 PM

Lasseter skips the premiere of 'Incredibles 2'

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 14: Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios John Lasseter took part today in "Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films" presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** John Lasseter

Elle Fanning and Angelina Jolie reunite for Disney's 'Maleficent 2'

May 30, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Michelle Pfeiffer and Chiwetel Ejiofor are also part of the sequel

Disney launches own streaming app in PH, costs P149 monthly on Globe

May 25, 2018 - 8:48 PM

Non-Globe subscribers will pay a higher subscription rate of P399 monthly

DISNEYLIFE. DisneyLife will host more than  350 Disney movies, 5000 episodes, and over 6,000 music tracks at launch. Screenshot from DisneyLife website


6 things grown-ups will enjoy on the DisneyLife app

May 25, 2018 - 7:02 PM

On the fence about getting DisneyLife for the kids in your life? Here's what you'll get out of the app too!

DISNEYLIFE. Disney's new digital content app includes TV shows, music, behind-the-scenes content, and movies like Marvel's 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron.' From left to right: Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth). Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

Twitter to show live ESPN events in new Disney deal

May 01, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Twitter will also serve as an online venue for video from other Disney subsidiaries, including ABC and Marvel

VIDEO ATTRACTION. Twitter's video content registers doubled daily video views in the past year.

Here's how staying home for the summer can be exciting too

Apr 25, 2018 - 4:33 PM

We got you, Team Bahay!

WATCH: Yael Yuzon, Karylle bring ‘A Whole New World’ to life in Tokyo Disneyland

Apr 11, 2018 - 10:43 AM

All they need is a magic carpet

DISNEY KIDS. Karylle and Yael Yuzon go viral for their rendition of 'A Whole New World.' Screenshot from Facebook.com/spongecola

‘The Lion King’: The same old story, told in an exciting new way

Mar 30, 2018 - 8:00 PM

(UPDATED) The hit Disney-movie-turned-Broadway-musical is in Manila! Here’s why you should watch

'CIRCLE OF LIFE.' The show opens and closes with the same timeless song. Photo by Matthew Murphy/Disney

Marvel man Jon Favreau to direct 'Star Wars' series

Mar 09, 2018 - 11:20 AM

'Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the 'Star Wars' universe,' says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy in a statement

'STAR WARS' SERIES. In this file photo taken on June 28, 2017, Jon Favreau attends the world premiere of 'Spider-man: Homecoming' in Hollywood, California. File photo by Valerie Macon/AFP

WATCH: Emily Blunt is the iconic nanny in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ teaser trailer

Mar 05, 2018 - 12:22 PM

Practically perfect in every way!

MARY POPPINS. Emily Blunt plays the iconic nanny in the upcoming film 'Mary Poppins Returns.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/DisneyMovieTrailers

Turn your abode into the House of Mouse with pieces from Disney Home

Feb 28, 2018 - 4:33 PM

You can now decorate your home with official Disney furniture!

DISNEY HOME. A store selling official Disney-themed homeware opens at Downtown Disney District. Photo from disneyparks.disney.go.com

WATCH: Our favorite superhero family returns in 'Incredibles 2' sneak peek

Feb 15, 2018 - 3:51 PM

Also, Edna Mode dishes brand new wisdom after 14 long years

STAY-AT-HOME-DAD. Mr Incredible cares for the kids as his wife Elastigirl campaigns for superheroes in 'Incredibles 2.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/DisneyPixar

Here's what you can expect at Hong Kong Disneyland's Springtime Carnival

Feb 01, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Join Mickey and friends and celebrate with a lot of fun moments

'Star Wars' rides high as Disney celebrates another $6 billion year

Jan 03, 2018 - 1:19 PM

'The Last Jedi' earns $66.8 million over the 4-day holiday weekend in North America

Tropical storm Urduja, Guerrero on martial law, Syjuco on Aquino | Evening wRap

Dec 15, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Tropical storm Urduja, Martial law, Disney buys 21st Century Fox | Midday wRap

Dec 15, 2017 - 1:15 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Blockbuster: Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 billion

Dec 15, 2017 - 12:00 AM

The deal poses a challenge to Netflix and other emerging platforms

NEW DISNEY. Disney's acquistion of 21st Century Fox brings 'X-Men' and the 'Fantastic Four' back to the Marvel. Screengrab from Facebook.com/MarvelCinematicUniverse

Meet the new Mulan: Disney casts their heroine for live-action reboot

Nov 30, 2017 - 1:21 PM

The coveted role is given to actress Liu Yifei

MULAN. Chinese actress Liu Yifei, pictured here at a Christian Dior fashion show in March, will be playing the Disney heroine in the live-action reboot of 'Mulan.' Photo by Patrick Kovarik/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 30 November 2017

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:21 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

'Coco' review: Bones, hugs, and harmonies

Nov 26, 2017 - 8:30 PM

'Coco' is a lovely film, through and through

Disney animation chief Lasseter on leave over improper contact with staff

Nov 22, 2017 - 7:18 AM

(UPDATED) Entertainment trade paper The Hollywood Reporter, citing multiple unnamed sources, describes a 'pattern of alleged misconduct detailed by Disney/Pixar insiders' by John Lasseter

ON LEAVE. Executive producer John Lasseter attends the Disney Pixar's '€œCOCO' premiere on November 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. Valerie Macon/AFP

ICYMI: Baby Jack-Jack reveals his powers in 'Incredibles 2' trailer

Nov 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The movie is set for release in June 2018

THE INCREDIBLES. Bob discovers Jack-Jack's superpowers in the 'Incredibles' sequel. Screengrab from YouTube.com/DisneyPixar

5 fakta menarik di balik film 'Coco'

Nov 15, 2017 - 12:27 PM

Film animasi produksi Disney Pixar ini akan rilis di bioskop Tanah Air mulai 24 November 2017

'COCO'. Film produksi Disney Pixar 'Coco' akan tayang 24 November 2017. Foto dari akun Instagram @pixarcoco

WATCH: Iñigo Pascual sings PH version of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’ theme

Nov 14, 2017 - 8:30 PM

(UPDATED) The singer will be performing the Philippine version of the song

IÑIGO PASCUAL. The young singer is the voice behind Disney-Pixar's 'Coco' theme. Photo courtesy of Disney-Pixar

Disney announces new 'Star Wars' trilogy

Nov 10, 2017 - 7:51 AM

(UPDATED) Disney closes a deal with Rian Johnson, director of upcoming film The Last Jedi, to develop a brand new trilogy, according to Disney chief executive Robert Iger

WATCH: Elton John surprises guests at 'Lion King' anniversary celebration

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:08 PM

Elton John performs the iconic song 'Circle of Life' as fans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Broadway play

'Disney on Ice' returns to Manila with a skating extravaganza

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The perfect Christmas treat for your whole family!

DISNEY ON ICE. The beloved show returns to Manila for the holidays. Photo courtesy of Disney on Ice