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Maria Ressa posts P100,000 bail for cyber libel | Midday wRap

Feb 14, 2019 - 2:47 PM

Watch Rappler’s Midday wRap with Ralf Rivas

DOH: At least 70 deaths due to measles | Evening wRap

Feb 11, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening wRap with Bea Cupin

WATCH: 'Aladdin' trailer shows Will Smith as Genie

Feb 11, 2019 - 11:34 AM

...and in his full blue glory!

HELLO GENIE. Will Smith plays Genie in the live action 'Aladdin' remake. Screenshot from the movie teaser trailer

The city of 'Zootopia' may be coming back for two sequels

Feb 05, 2019 - 5:09 PM

'Zootopia' actor Tommy Lister says that fans of the beloved Disney animated gem can expect two more films

Disney rings in live-action 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' remake

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:13 PM

We can't wait to see Quasimodo, Esmeralda, and Frollo come alive on the big screen!

Yasay refutes Locsin, says passport data not stolen | Evening wRap

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:32 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Filipino-American director Bobby Rubio to release Disney Pixar short film

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:56 PM

Bobby Rubio's short film 'Float' features two Filipino characters

Ex-Disney animation chief, accused of misconduct, hired by new studio

Jan 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM

61-year-old John Lasseter was hired by Skydance Media 7 months after he resigned from Disney in the midst of sexual misconduct claims made by his staff

Disney rakes in $7.325 billion at 2018 box office

Jan 03, 2019 - 6:34 PM

2018 is Disney's second best year at the box office to date

The first look photos of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake are out

Dec 20, 2018 - 5:13 PM

Check out what Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, and Jafar look like in live action!

FRIEND LIKE ME. Mena Massoud plays Aladdin and Will Smith plays the Genie in the live-action remake of the Disney classic. Photo from Instagram.com/disneyaladdin

PLDT Home unveils exclusive holiday treats for subscribers with "Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration"

Dec 19, 2018 - 4:24 PM

"Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration" will be running at the Mall of Asia Arena from December 25 to January 6

Sphero discontinues Disney-licensed products

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Sphero says its Disney products would be labeled as legacy products, and stocks would no longer be replenished

Disney again makes history with takings above $7 billion for 2018

Dec 11, 2018 - 10:13 AM

'Avengers: Infinity War' and ' Black Panther' lead Disney's earnings this year

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR..L to R: Wong (Benedict Wong), Doctor Strange/Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.)..Photo: Chuck Zlotnick..©Marvel Studios 2018

Disney, Fox sued over theme park in Malaysia

Nov 27, 2018 - 12:31 PM

The complaint, filed in US federal court, alleges that Disney and Fox had failed to honor a 2013 deal with Genting Malaysia Berhad that calls for the licensing of intellectual property

Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Disneyland

Josie Trinidad talks 'Ralph Breaks The Internet,' landing her dream job at Disney

Nov 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM

As Head of Story for Disney Animation, Fil-Am Josie Trinidad lets us in on her creative process, the secret of Disney films, and the unavoidable writer's block

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

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday

Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

'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