Have a penchant for animated films? Check out THESE 5 live action movies based on Disney classics

Are you an ardent fan of animated movies? Take a look at these Disney classic films that were remade into live-action films.
5 live-action remakes of the animated Disney classics.5 live-action remakes of the animated Disney classics.
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Walt Disney Pictures (branded as simply Disney for short since 2011) is an American film studio and a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, which is ultimately owned by The Walt Disney Company. The subsidiary is the main producer of live-action feature films within the Walt Disney Studios unit and is based at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. It took on its current name in 1983. Today, in conjunction with the other units of Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Pictures is regarded as one of Hollywood's "Big Five" films studios. Films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios are also released under this brand.


It is said that Walt Disney wanted every movie to be re-released every 7-10 years so that every generation could see and experience the stories. Disney movies are always a delight to watch be it animated or Live-action. Many animated movies have been made into live-action movies. Fans certainly await to what animated movie will turn into live-action and who will play their favourite character’s role. 

Here is a list of 5 Disney classics that got remade into live-action movies:

1] Maleficent 



Maleficent’s sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, was released on 18th October. Maleficent is loosely adapted from The Sleeping Beauty. Angelina Jolie starred as Maleficent. The movie stood out to the audience because it was a new take on the tale of Sleeping Beauty, it was from the point of view of the evil fairy.

2] Cinderella 



Cinderella (animated version) has three movies in total; Cinderella, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True, Cinderella III: A Twist in Time. The Live-action is based on the very first movie Cinderella made in 1950. The movie featured Lily James as Cinderella. The news has been circulating of the live-action remake starring Camilla Cabello as Cinderella.

3] Beauty and the Beast



Beauty and the Beast is based on the animated film. Emma Watson was the first choice for the role of Belle. Emma Watson had refused to wear a corset during filming as it promoted the wrong idea of female beauty, so the costume designer had to get creative which resulted in an amazing yellow ball gown. A few scenes were modified to suit the new era and make it right. The theme song ‘Beauty and the Beast is sung by Ariana Grande.

4] Aladdin



Aladdin is the remake of the 1992 animated film of the same name. Tara Sutaria was considered for the role of Jasmine. But Naomi Scott was finalized. Aladdin was also released in a 4D format in theatres, which made watching the movie a whole lot interesting as the seats moved when Aladdin ran or when there a scene with the magic carpet, made things much more fun.

5] The Jungle Book 



The Jungle Book is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film. It is based on the Disney 1967’s animated classic with the same name. Neel Sethi played the role of Mowgli. The young actor went parkour training in preparation for the role. Other characters were voiced by renowned actors such as  Bill Murray voiced Baloo, Ben Kingsley voiced Bagheera and Scarlett Johansson voiced Kaa. Nearly 70 separate species of animals native to India are featured in the film. The production of the movie started in 2013.


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