It's been a busy week full of exciting entertainment news coming out of the Walt Disney World Resort and beyond. We have some preliminary information about this fall's Eat to the Beat concerts, and then there's that news about Indiana Jones! Read on to find out more.
After much anticipation it was finally made official this week: Harrison Ford is returning to the big screen as Indiana Jones in the fifth film in the series. The film will be directed by Steven Spielberg and arrives in theaters on July 19, 2019!
The 2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is still months away but we have news about the Eat to the Beat concerts! We can report that Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas will perform September 16-18 and Christopher Cross will perform October 20-21.
Disney's Night of Joy 2016 takes place this year at the ESPN Wide World of Sports on September 9-10 and this year's lineup includes MercyMe, Francesca Battistelli, for King & Country, and many more. The music festival features 15 performers and groups. You can find more details about Night of Joy here.
Club Villain at Disney's Hollywood Studios has extended reservations again this spring! Guests can now make reservations through May. Shows are Saturdays and Sunday at 5:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $129 per person.
Disney's live-action version of The Jungle Book swings into theaters on April 15 and there's a brand-new trailer! The film stars newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli and features the voices of Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o, and Christopher Walken.
And finally, Disney has a short list of actors to play Han Solo in the as-yet-unnamed stand-alone film about everyone's favorite scoundrel. The film is set to arrive in theaters in 2018. According to reports three young actors are on the short list: Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age of Extinction), and Taron Egerton (The Kingsman).
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