Hello, Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm fans! As I have no doubt you are aware the D23 EXPO is happening right now! on this article I'll be posting all the latest posters and trailers to come out of the event! hold onto your mouse ears, this is going to be epic...
We'll get started with the first teaser for the live-action remake of THE LITTLE MERMAID!
Then the official teaser for the musical comedy DISENCHANTED!
And a new look at HOCUS POCUS 2..
— Disney (@Disney) September 10, 2022
The Lucasfilm panel kicked off with a final trailer for the upcoming STARWARS: ANDOR series wich begins on September 21st with a three episode premier..
Next up Lucasfilm gave us a far better look at WILLOW, its series based on the now classic Ron Howard 1988 film. Premiering on November 30th, WILLOW sees Warwick Davis and Joanne Whalley reprising thier roles from the original movie along with co-stars Erin Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, Tony Revolori, Dempsey Bryk, Talisa Garcia, Ruby Cruz and Amer Chadha-Patel.
Lucasfilm then went hard into Star Wars revealing that THE BAD BATCH season 2 would run for a massive 16 episodes and would premier on January 4th with its first two episodes. Speaking of animation Lucasfilm also gave fans the first look at STAR WARS: TALES OF THE JEDI, A six episode long series split into two halves with three episodes featuring Ahsoka and three episodes focusing on Count Dooku. All six episodes will premier on October 26th and I've got to admit, it looks pretty awesome...
Now, when i said earlier that Lucasfilm went hard into STAR WARS, i wasnt joking. Not only did they give us the first look at the third season of THE MANDALORIAN but they revealed that its going to kick off in Feburary 2023. Check it out..
Now, lets look at the Marvel panel. First up the upcoming Marvel Studios 'Special Presentation' WEREWOLF BY NIGHT. Directed by composer Michael Giacchino the one off special premiers on Disney+ on October 7th.
That looked pretty awesome now, didn't it?! Marvel Studios decided to bring it home and surprise the audience (and us!) with the first trailer for the new SECRET INVASION series set to premier at some point in 2023. The series stars Samuel L Jackson, Cobie Smulders and Ben Mendelsohn reprising thier roles of Nick Fury, Maria Hill and Talos respectively and being joined by Emilia Clarke, Killian Scott, Olivia Coleman, Christopher McDonald and Carmen Ejogo.
Marvel also gave updates on some other projects it has up its sleeve including some new casting for CAPTAIN AMERICA: NEW WORLD ORDER. Shira Haas, Carl Lumbly, Danny Ramirez and get this, Tim Blake Nelson as THE LEADER, Holy crap! Marvel also revealed its THUNDERBOLTS lineup which includes Florence Pugh as YELENA, Sebastian Stan as BUCKY BARNES, Olga Kurylenko as TASKMASTER, Wyatt Russell as US AGENT/JOHN WALKER, David Harbour as RED GUARDIAN, Hannah John-Kamen as THE GHOST and Julia Louis-Dryfuss as Val. Filming on that project is said to begin early 2023 for a summer 2024 release. Finally a little bit of FANTASTIC FOUR news regarding its director, WANDAVISION and ITS ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA's MATT SHAKMAN will be helming the project with a 2025 release.
During the Disney branded television presentation the House of Mouse premiered the first official trailer for NATIONAL TREASURE: EDGE OF HISTORY. The series is based on the hit Nicholas Cage led film franchise and stars Lisette Olivera in the lead role of Jess, a young adventurer trying to solve the riddle of a lost Pan-American treasure and maybe find some answers about her family along the way. Harvey Keitel, Justin Bartha, Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Antonio Cipriano, Jake Austin Walker Zuri Reed and Jordan Rodrigues co-star in the Jerry Bruckheimer series which makes its debut with its first two episodes on December 14th.
Next up is a teaser trailer for the sequel series to the hit film franchise 'The Santa Clause'. In the aptly named THE SANTA CLAUSES, Tim Allen reprises his role as Santa as he realises retirement is creeping up on him and its time to pass the torch. Co-Starring Elizabeth Mitchell, Kal Penn, Austin Kane, Dempsey Gibson and Matilda Lawler the series is set to premier on November 16th.
Last but not least Disney premiered the first trailer for the upcoming television adaption of the Rick Riordan series of books 'PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS'. Starring Walter Scobell, Aryan Simhadri and Leah Sava Jeffries, the series is directed by James Bobin which is expected to make its debut in early 2024.
I'd like to take a moment to thank you AICNewsers for taking the time to read this megapost. if you enjoyed it or you would like to see more condensed action from future events please let me know in the talkbacks. I'll leave you with a tweet from one of my favourite moments from D23. In the meantime, Keep it cool..
Indiana Jones and Short Round are reunited after 38 years. ????— Letterboxd (@letterboxd) September 10, 2022
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