Topic: Alan Horn
'Star Wars: Episode VII' has begun filming and casting is almost done, says Disney chairman Alan Horn. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' will be released in December 2015.
Star Wars VII will be the first movie in the Star Wars franchise to be released in December, not the summer. Star Wars helped create the concept of the summer blockbuster.
'Maleficent' will star Angelina Jolie as the 'Sleeping Beauty' villain. 'Since I was a little girl, Maleficent was always my favorite,' Angelina Jolie told the crowd at Disney's D23 Expo, where they promoted the company's coming projects.
Mariah Carey was chosen to perform the song 'Almost Home' for the 'Oz the Great and Powerful' soundtrack, and her performance of it on 'American Idol' is only one of the ways Disney is promoting the new film. Mariah Carey is currently serving as a judge on the Fox reality juggernaut 'American Idol.'