It’s hard to constantly come up with incredible ideas. I know it, you know it, everyone at Disney knows it. That’s probably why Disney has decided to remake so many of their classics.
Beauty and the Beast
This 1991 classic was already majestic as an animation and you probably wondered how the beast’s ballroom would look IRL. Thankfully, this remake has made it bigger and better, and kept all our beloved songs intact (and added a few more). And may I add that the beast is even more of a baller than expected. A 100% yay.
The current proposed state of the live-action remake of Mulan has been a series of torturous smack downs. First, the “no songs” bomb blew us off course. It robbed us of the chance to embarrassingly sing-along to “I’ll make a man out of you” and get judged by younger little ones who can’t fathom the deep childhood affiliation. Then, the producers decide to tear our heartstrings with another “no Shang” stab. With a ranking of number 8 on BuzzFeed’s list of Disney Male Leads by Hotness, Shang is a pretty big deal. Yet, we won’t witness what Li Shang in real life would be like. Absolutely unimpressed.
Miss Poppins is set to pop onto our big screens during Christmas 2018. After over 50 years of waiting, this is one supercalifragilisticexpialidocious remake we’re psyched about. Furthermore, The Devil Wears Prada reunion of Emily Blunt and Meryl Streep is definitely a must see (Ann Hathaway must be having real FOMO feels).
The last antagonist to take centre stage was Maleficent and oh boy did we fall in love with the dark side. This time Emma Stone will take on the role as the infamous Cruella de Vil with an unhealthy Dalmatians obsession. We’re definitely pumped to find out what red-head Stone will look like with Cruella’s severely parted black and white hairdo.
Almost nothing has been said about this remake other than the confirmation of the live-action movie directed by Madonna’s ex, Guy Ritchie. But one thing we can certainly be excited for is the magical flying carpet. Aladdin better show us a whole new world and ease our sorrows with the absence of Shang from Mulan.