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It’s possible you’ll wish to sit for this.

It’s been 95 years since Disney was first created and the much-loved firm is displaying no indicators of slowing down anytime quickly. Throughout the weekend, Disney hosted its annual D23 Expo in Anaheim, California and introduced with it a big variety of main bulletins. Listed below are the important thing takeaways from this 12 months’s occasion:

ONE: Emma Stone was born to play Cruella de Vil 

It was introduced again in 2016 that Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone would tackle the position of the enduring Cruella de Vil within the live-action film primarily based on the villian’s life. Now, we’ve been given a primary glimpse at what Stone appears to be like like within the costume and it’s magnificent. Sporting the famed black and white hair, Stone may be seen sporting a fitted leather-based jacket with assertion shoulders and chain particulars on the hip, suggesting a extra high-fashion spin on the character for 2019. The movie, which is about to have a look at de Vil’s life previous to turning into an notorious dog-napper, is scheduled for launch on Could 28, 2021.

TWO: Lizzie McGuire is making a comeback 

In information that made our 12-year-old selves squeal with delight, Hilary Duff introduced that she is going to return as beloved character Lizzie McGuire in a brand new TV collection. Talking on stage, Duff mentioned, “The excellent news is, similar to me and everyone who cherished Lizzie and has grown up together with her, Lizzie’s additionally grown up. She’s older, she’s wiser, she has a a lot larger shoe finances, which is tremendous thrilling. She has her dream job. She has form of the right life proper now.” The present will probably be set in NYC nonetheless Duff is the one authentic star confirmed as but to seem within the reboot. We’re not-so secretly hoping Gordo makes an look. That would really be what goals are made from.

THREE: Black Panther 2 has a launch date

With all main particulars very a lot underneath wraps, the one factor director Ryan Coogler might announce throughout D23 2019 was that Black Panther 2 will probably be launched on Could 6, 2022. “We’re exhausting at work on it attempting to offer you one thing particular. We simply actually, actually need it to be proper,” he informed the gang. Let the countdown start.

FOUR: Package Harrington confirmed he’s becoming a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Following the top of Sport of Thrones, Package Harrington has a brand new position to sink his tooth into. Ending months of hypothesis, it was confirmed that Harrington will play Dane Whitman, also referred to as Black Knight, in The Eternals. And in good news for GoT followers, Richard Madden (who performed Harrington’s brother within the collection) can also be confirmed to seem within the movie which is able to land in theatres on November 6, 2020.

FIVE: The primary take a look at Star Wars: Episode IX is right here

No main Disney conference could be full with a Star Wars point out and this was significantly vital. Disney launched new footage of Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Anthony Daniels (who has performed C-3PO because the movies started). The movie, hitting screens on December 20, marks the top of the Skywalker saga after 40 years.

One other spotlight from the conference was the announcement of the primary Cirque du Soleil x Disney present to start in April 2020 at Disney World in California.