Disney’s Up for 22 Oscars Comes Away With Two. The 95th annual Acadamy Awards Show that aired on Disney Owned ABC may have been a success, but the night was not as successful for Disney Movies. Up for 22 total Oscars, The Walt Disney Company only came away with a grand total of Two.
Winners last night included Avatar The Way of Water, and Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Best Visual Effects – AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER: Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon, and Daniel Barrett
Best Costume Design – BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER: Ruth E. Carter
We did get the new trailer for the upcoming Little Mermaid live action remake, which was receiving good reviews. You can see it below.
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Disney’s Up for 22 Oscars Comes Away With Two
Watch and you’ll see, someday I’ll be, part of your world! Watch the new trailer for #TheLittleMermaid and see the movie in theaters on May 26!
“The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea and, while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
The film stars singer and actress Halle Bailey (“grown-ish”) as Ariel; Jonah Hauer-King (“A Dog’s Way Home”) as Prince Eric; Tony Award® winner Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton”) as the voice of Sebastian; Awkwafina (“Raya and the Last Dragon”) as the voice of Scuttle; Jacob Tremblay (“Luca”) as the voice of Flounder; Noma Dumezweni (“Mary Poppins Returns”) as Queen Selina; Art Malik (“Homeland”) as Sir Grimsby; with Oscar® winner Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men”) as King Triton; and two-time Academy Award® nominee Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” “Bridesmaids”) as Ursula.
“The Little Mermaid” is directed by Oscar® nominee Rob Marshall (“Chicago,” “Mary Poppins Returns”) with a screenplay by two-time Oscar nominee David Magee (“Life of Pi,” “Finding Neverland”). The songs feature music from multiple Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin”) and lyrics by Howard Ashman, and new lyrics by three-time Tony Award® winner Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film is produced by two-time Emmy® winner Marc Platt (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” “Grease Live!”), Miranda, two-time Emmy winner John DeLuca (“Tony Bennett: An American Classic”), and Rob Marshall, with Jeffrey Silver (“The Lion King”) serving as executive producer.
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