After the $170 million opening weekend Maleficent had, it's no wonder Disney's adapting another one of your childhood favorites into live-action. Beauty and the Beast is to be directed by Bill Condon, best known for his work on, wait for it, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn parts one and two.
If you answered yes, you're in luck! Deadline is reporting that Disney has brought Jon Turteltaub (director of National Treasure) on board to direct a movie based on the ride. Also reportedly working on the project is Jared Stern (writer of Wreck-It Ralph), and Dan Lin (producer on The Lego Movie).
Featuring artists like Avicii, Armin Van Buuren, and KASKADE, this "Disney Dance Music" album (see what they did there?) is set to drop on April 22nd.
DCONSTRUCTED track listing:
1. "Circle of Life" (Mat Zo Remix) – Carmen Twillie & Lebo M. The Lion King
2. "Derezzed" (So Amazing Mix) Remixed by Avicii featuring Negin– Daft Punk TRON: Legacy
3. "Let It Go" (Armin Van Buuren Remix) – Idina Menzel Frozen
4. "Roar" (Yogi Remix) – Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso Monsters University
5. "Partysaurus Overflow" – BT & Au5 Inspired by the Toy Story Short Partysaurus Rex
6. "UNKLE Reconstruction" (U.N.K.L.E.) – Michael Giacchino The Incredibles
7. "Fall" (Japanese Popstars Remix) – Daft Punk TRON: Legacy
8. "The Muppet Show Theme" (Shy Kidx Remix) – The Muppets The Muppets
9. "Hey Pluto!" (Stonebridge Remix)– Stonebridge Inspired by Original Mickey Mouse Cartoons
10. "Once Upon a Dream" (Trion Remix) – Bill Shirley & Mary Costa Sleeping Beauty
11. "Main Street Electrical Parade" (Extended Mix) – Shinichi Osawa Disneyland® Park
12. "You've Got a Friend in Me" (Alfred Montejano Hyper Remix) – Randy Newman Toy Story
13. "Baby Mine" (House Version) – KASKADE Dumbo
14. "Pineapple Princess" (Kinsey Moore Remix) – Annette Funicello Hawaiiannette
That is, assuming you already bought them.
If you own a digital copy of one of Disney's 400 "active" titles on iTunes, you can link your iTunes account with this new service and stream your movies on your iPod, iPad or iPhone for
free no additional cost!
From the press release:
"Disney Movies Anywhere is an adaptable digital ecosystem designed to help consumers consolidate their Disney movie collections and enjoy them for years to come," said Jamie Voris, Chief Technology Officer, The Walt Disney Studios. "The beauty of this technology is that it enables us to work with iTunes and future provider partners to ensure movie lovers have streamlined access to all of their favorite Disney titles no matter which device they are on."
On the bright side, they're offering a free copy of The Incredibles if you sign up now.