The South African media were invited to attend The Walt Disney Company Africa’s 2015 showcase and were treated to an exclusive rundown of what’s to come from the mouse house.
Everything the mouse house has to offer in the next year was showcased, from Disney’s live-action motion pictures to their animated films, to Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, Disney Channel, along with their television owned network ABC.
Here are some of the highlights of the showcase:
The Lion King returns for a new adventure, only this time, it’s heading straight to television.
According to the press release, the new production titled The Lion Guard, will air first as a TV movie which will subsequently be followed by a TV series.
The movie and series are set to air exclusively on Disney Junior with the press release confirming that the story follows Simba and Nala’s second born cub Kion.
Here are two exclusive images provided by Disney:
Desperate Housewives gets the African treatment and if the trailer (featured below) is anything to go by, you’ll realise how desperately forced it all looks.
Bollywood starlet Priyanka Chopra heads a new American television series called Quantico.
Chopra stars as an FBI trainee in the upcoming political thriller; and if the trailer doesn’t grip you, then I don’t know what will.
What if the offspring of famous Disney villains Maleficent, Jafar, Cruella De Vil and the Queen from Snow White were given the opportunity to attend school with the heroes' children as a form of redemption?
What path will they choose? The side of evil like their folks, or will they instead venture down a different path?
Guess we’ll have to find out when Disney’s Descendants airs on Disney Channel this September.
Fans of the Disney Channel Original Series Jessie will be happy to learn that a spin-off series focusing on Emma (Peyton List), Ravi (Karan Brar) and Zuri (Skai Jackson) at a summer camp is coming to the network.
The spin-off titled Bunk’d is scheduled to air next year on Disney Channel according to the press release.