NEWS: A NEW Disney Movie Has Been Announced!

What’s your favorite Disney musical?

Frozen Ever After in EPCOT!

Do you love to sing along to The Little Mermaid soundtrack? Have you been obsessed with all of the songs from Encanto? And of course, who can forget the cultural impact of Frozen! We’re always tracking down the latest Disney entertainment news like these Marvel movies coming to Disney+, the new Beauty and the Beast special coming to ABC, and when we can expect to see new details on Disney and Pixar’s newest movies. And now we’ve found out some huge Disney movie news that musical fans are going to be excited about!

Disney is developing a BRAND NEW musical comedy, according to Deadline! The movie will be called Penelope, and it’s based on the fairytale The Princess and the Pea. Disney hasn’t said too much more about the project, but sources say it’s set for a theatrical release.


Robert Sudduth will be writing the script, and Will Gluck is producing under his Olive Bridge banner. Sudduth is known for his work on the show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, and the upcoming musical prequel, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies. Gluck will also be producing Disney’s upcoming The Aristocats live-action adaptation.


We can’t wait to learn more about this Penelope project! In the meantime, check out these updates on the live-action Lilo and Stitch adaptation, and the next Captain America movie from Marvel! 

We’ve been getting a TON of Disney entertainment news recently, especially now that San Diego Comic-Con is underway! We finally got our first REAL look at the upcoming National Treasure: series coming to Disney+.


Perhaps the BIGGEST Disney+ news this week, though, has been the addition of both Deadpool movies and Logan to the streaming subscription service, These are the first “R” rated movies on Disney+, aDeadpool star Ryan Reynolds hilariously pointed out on Twitter.

Want even MORE Disney show news? We’ve got a FULL list of all the big announcements that have been made so far from San Diego Comic-Con!

And be sure to check with us for more Disney entertainment news!

Click here to see when Never Before Seen Footage from New Disney and Pixar movies will be released!

Join the Newsletter to stay on top of ALL the breaking Disney News! You'll also get access to AllEars tips, reviews, trivia, and MORE! Click here to Subscribe!

Click below to subscribe

Are you excited about this new Disney project? Let us know in the comments! 

Trending Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 Replies to “NEWS: A NEW Disney Movie Has Been Announced!”

  1. Wait! They are making a live action Aristocats? WHY? Who asked for this? Hands down Disney’s worst animated film.