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Jack Whitehall reported to play Disney’s first openly gay character

Jack Whitehall reported to play Disney’s first openly gay character

British comedian Jack Whitehall (Fresh Meat, Bad Education) has been reportedly cast as Disney’s first openly gay character in an upcoming film based on a theme park ride. The Jungle Cruise is set to star Whitehall, Emily Blunt and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as three adventurers who enter a magical jungle inspired by a Disneyland […]

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Review | Aladdin grants all of your wishes in a magical performance

Aladdin | Crown Theatre | til Oct 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The latest Disney stage adaptation has landed at Crown Theatre, bringing with it all of the wondrous treasures from the 1992 on-screen original, and a few extra trinkets to boot. Based in Middle Eastern folk lore, Aladdin takes us back to the fictional city of […]

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Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney has released a line of rainbow coloured Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in the USA this June. A spokesperson for Disney said the Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love ears will be an in-park exclusive, though did not offer an official message in support of LGBTI+ park-goers. “We offer a wide range of merchandise […]

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Frozen director hints at possible girlfriend for Elsa

Frozen director hints at possible girlfriend for Elsa

Disney fans are excited after one of their film’s directors has hinted at a potential queer romance for a particular princess. Speaking to the Huffington Post, Frozen co-director Jennifer Lee mentioned that the team behind the sequel are ‘conscientious’ of the fandom’s outcry to give lead character Elsa (Idina Menzel) a girlfriend. “I love everything people […]

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Beyoncé joins cast of The Lion King live action remake

Beyoncé joins cast of The Lion King live action remake

The much anticipated live-action version of Disney’s ’90s classic The Lion King has revealed the full cast on social media… Be prepared! Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has been announced in the leading role of Nala, opposite Donald Glover’s Simba in the 2019 release. Comedian and American Horror Story star Billy Eichner will become the wise-cracking meerkat Timon, with Seth Rogen as […]

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Disney postpone releasing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Malaysia

Disney postpone releasing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Malaysia

Disney has indefinitely postponed releasing their live action remake of Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia. The decision follows an order from the country’s censorship body demanding that scenes indicating a character is gay be cut from the movie. Since director Bill Condon revealed that the character of LeFou will be gay in the new version of […]

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Beauty and the Beast reboot will have “exclusively gay moment”

Beauty and the Beast reboot will have “exclusively gay moment”

The highly anticipated live action reboot of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will feature an “exclusively gay moment” according to the film’s director. Speaking with  Attitude magazine, director Bill Condon revealed the film will explicitly reference a character’s same sex attraction in a first for Disney. LeFou, played by Josh Gad, will realise his feelings for […]

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Bonsoir Bitches! It’s Cougar Morrison

Bonsoir Bitches! It’s Cougar Morrison

Cabaret darling Cougar Morrison is returning to the Perth stage with his all new show, Bonsoir Bitches. Recently, Cougar has been storming the local drag scene, bringing his cabaret talents to The Court and Connections – taking out the title of Pop Princess earlier this year. Now, Cougar will be mashing it all together Downstairs at the Maj this […]

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‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

Cartoon Network’s ‘Steven Universe’ has gathered much attention for its positive representation of queer characters in children’s programming, featuring two lesbian couples among primary cast and touching on numerous LGBTIQ+ themes throughout its story arcs. Speaking with Movie Pilot, creator Rebecca Sugar explains the intention behind her decision to include diverse sexualities in her work. […]

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Pink releases video for ‘Just Like Fire’

Pink releases video for ‘Just Like Fire’

Pink is back after a long break with a new tune. ‘Just like Fire‘ is from the upcoming Disney movie ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’. The video sees the musician showing off her trademark aerial work, hanging out at home and swinging around the room. Pink appeared on the Ellen show last week and chatted […]

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