Disney’s ‘Cinderella’ Eighteen New Hi-Res Photos

Lily James is Cinderella and Cate Blanchett is the Stepmother

In honor of the new trailer and first clip from Cinderella (March 13, 2015), Walt Disney Studios has provided us with eighteen new hi-res photos from the film which have been added to our existing gallery of stills embedded below. We have also learned that songs from the animated classic will be incorporated into the film: Lily James will perform ‘A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes’ and Helena Bonham Carter will perform ‘Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo.’ In addition, the end title track will be a new song titled ‘Strong,’ which was written by Patrick Doyle, Kenneth Branagh and Tommy Danvers and performed by Sonna Rele.

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WATCH: LEGO Death Star Arrives at LEGOLAND California’s ‘Star Wars’ Miniland

Death Star Installation at LEGOLAND CaliforniaLEGOLAND California today announced the arrival of the Death Star from the Star Wars saga, or at least a reasonable facsimile composed of LEGO bricks. The newest model, which will make its official debut in the theme park’s Star Wars Miniland section on March 5, is also the largest model to be added to the display. The Rebel Alliance-proof* Death Star is composed of more than a half million LEGO bricks, stands 13-feet high, 8-feet wide and weighs more than 1900 pounds.

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TOY FAIR: ‘Miles From Tomorrowland’ Merchandise from TOMY

'Miles From Tomorrowland' from TOMY

Ahead of the International Toy Fair, which kicks off this weekend in New York City, TOMY has previewed its upcoming selection of merchandise based on the new Disney Junior animated series, ‘Miles from Tomorrowland.’ Among the items pictured in the gallery below are:

  • Basic figures (Galactic Miles, Superstellar Miles, Merc, Pipp, Loretta and Phoebe, 6.99 each), which glow when placed in the Stellosphere Charging Chamber and come with an accessory

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WATCH: ‘Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast’ Clip ‘Nyx Talking with Queen Clarion’

'Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a new clip from the upcoming Pixie Hollow film, Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (March 3, 2015), which is now available for pre-order. The clip, titled ‘Nyx Talking wiht Queen Clarion,’ can be found embedded below.

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Disney Cruise Line Adds ‘Star Wars Day at Sea’ on Disney Fantasy in 2016

Disney Cruise Line-Star Wars Day at SeaIn 2016, Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga during a brand-new, day-long celebration aboard eight special sailings on the Disney Fantasy: Star Wars Day at Sea.

Marking the first official appearance of the heroes and villains of Star Wars aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship, Star Wars Day at Sea combines the power of the Force, the magic of Disney and the excitement of cruising for an out-of-this-galaxy experience unlike any other.

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WATCH: Disney ‘Cinderella’ Second Trailer

'Cinderella' Theatrical Poster The newest trailer for Disney’s Cinderella (March 13, 2015) has now been released which you can find the new clip embedded below. As with the teaser, it makes use of the song ‘My Blood’ by Ellie Goulding.

In addition, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with a lengthy update to the film’s official synopsis, which explains more of the story:

The story of Cinderella follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new Stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family.

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WATCH: Disney ‘Cinderella’ Clip, ‘Stepmother To Be’ Plus Updated Synopsis

Cate Blanchett is the Stepmother

As we anxiously await for the clock to strike midnight (PST) for the newest trailer for Disney’s Cinderella (March 13, 2015), we have a new clip from the film, titled ‘Stepmother To Be.’ In the clip, Ella is introduced to her new stepmother, the widow Tremaine, and her two daughters, Anastasia and Drisella, not to mention house cat Lucifer, who is bound to give chase to Jacqueline and Gus. You can find the new clip embedded below.

In addition, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with a lengthy update to the film’s official synopsis, which explains more of the story:

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‘Pete’s Dragon’ Remake Starts Production in New Zealand

Principal photography on “Pete’s Dragon” commenced today in New Zealand. A reimagining of the 1977 Disney classic, “Pete’s Dragon” will blend live action and CGI to tell the story of the special bond between an orphaned boy, Pete, and his best friend, Elliott, who just happens to be a dragon.

The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“The Help”) as Grace, a park ranger who discovers the existence of Elliott; 10-year-old Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”) as Pete; Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”) as Jack, a local mill owner; New Zealand native Karl Urban (“Star Trek Into Darkness”) as Jack’s brother, Gavin; Oona Laurence as Natalie, the young girl who befriends Pete; and Oscar® winner Robert Redford (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “All the President’s Men”) as Grace’s father.

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WATCH: ‘Cinderella’ Featurette ‘Love Story’

'Cinderella' Theatrical PosterWalt Disney Studios has released a new featurette for Cinderella (March 13, 2015) titled ‘Love Story,’ featuring lead actors Lily James and Richard Madden who discuss the central plot of the film. You can find it embedded below.

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D23 Announces Initial Plans for Member Events Throughout 2015

In 2015, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will bring back many of its beloved events while adding a selection of new experiences for members.

CINDERELLA LIGHTS UP THE PALACE OF FINE ARTS: On March 12 members will be treated to a screening of Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming release Cinderella, followed by a reception exclusively for D23 Gold Members. The event will take place following The Walt Disney Company 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. (Members do not need to be shareholders to attend the screening.)

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