MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This week, Disney Animation Studios will celebrate the release of its movie “Raya and the Last Dragon” by working with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to spread joy through a series of virtual events for St. Jude patient families and its generous supporters.
“Raya and the Last Dragon” is an epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra where Raya learns that it takes more than a dragon to save the world. It takes trust and teamwork – timeless themes reflected in the pioneering research and lifesaving treatment delivered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for kids with childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
In response to the growing violence against Asian Americans, Pixar Animation Studios has released two exclusive Disney+ SparkShorts that center on Asian culture.
As the first Disney movie centered around a Southeast Asian heroine, “Raya and The Last Dragon” is chock full of vivid details and references to the tropical region.
When NextShark spoke with the team behind the scenes, we learned that the team did a lot of extensive research to create the fantastical yet grounded world of Raya.
Your lola could be featured in an upcoming Disney film!
A listing on the acting job portal Project Casting indicates that Walt Disney Studios is currently seeking an elderly Filipino woman for a future movie.
Domee Shi, director of the Oscar-winning Pixar short “Bao,” is back at work with the studio for a new feature-length animated film.
Announced on Disney’s Investor Day, “Turning Red” follows a teenager named Mei, who transforms into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited.
“Raya and the Last Dragon” will be released simultaneously on Disney’s streaming platform, Disney+, and in theaters on March 5, 2021, the company announced on Thursday.
Like the live-action adaptation of “Mulan,” the upcoming film will be released on Prime Access with a separate fee of $30 to rent on top of the monthly subscription fee of $7.99 per month, according to Variety.
A touching new advertisement from Disney features a Filipino family celebrating Christmas traditions across generations.
Universal family love: The ad captures Filipino tradition and features themes that are universally recognizable.
Disney has released an official teaser trailer for “Raya and the Last Dragon,” its highly-anticipated fantasy epic inspired by cultures of Southeast Asia.
Announced in August 2019, the animated film was originally scheduled to hit theaters next month, but the COVID-19 pandemic pushed its release to March 2021.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correct the headline that actress Iman Vellani is Pakistani Canadian, not Pakistani American.
Marvel Studios has found an actress to play Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, for its upcoming series on Disney+, Deadline reports.
Fans who shelled out $30 to watch Disney’s “Mulan” have taken to social media to slam the live-action remake’s lack of Chinese subtitles.
The film, set for a Chinese theatrical release on Sept. 11, arrived on Disney Plus last Friday but only included captions in European-origin languages.
John Boyega, the British-Nigerian actor who took on the role of Finn in the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy, spoke out about how Disney sidelined people of color in the latest installments, including Kelly Marie Tran.
In an interview with GQ, the 28-year-old actor discussed Disney’s way of handling some of its cast in the new “Star Wars” trilogy, which includes Boyega and other cast members of color, Naomi Ackie, Oscar Isaac and Tran.
The live-action adaptation of “Mulan” is coming to Disney+ in September, but subscribers will have to pay extra to watch the movie.
In its earnings call on Tuesday, Disney announced “Mulan” is set for release on its streaming service on September 4, and subscribers who wish to watch the film will have to fork over $30 on top of their subscription fees, according to CNN.