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Watch HAMILTON and MOANA’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing All the Disney Songs

Watch HAMILTON and MOANA’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing All the Disney Songs

Okay, so maybe this weekend’s Suicide Squad wasn’t exactly all its advertising promised it would be. But there’s a whole crop of new films coming this autumn to get excited for. One of the biggest is Disney’s animated Moana, from which we have a ton of new footage and videos in today’s Movie Morsels. Plus, we’ve got the latest from Rogue One, Doctor Strange, and much more!

Moana

Disney debuted a new preview of its upcoming Moana during last night’s Olympics coverage. We got our first look at several new environments and characters, including the fearsome Lava Witch, whom Moana‘s titular heroine (voiced by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho) must battle with the help of her Polynesian deity pal Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson). The preview was first teased on social media by the two stars and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who’s composed several new songs for the November 23 release…

Miranda also took over Instagram, taking requests for Disney songs from fans. He sang them all in his own inimitable style, ranging from The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Beauty and the Beast

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…To Rescue Rangers

Rescue Rangers. #linstagram

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…To Aladdin

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… To Newsies

#newsies #linstagram

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…To Mulan

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…To The Little Mermaid (accompanied by Moana‘s jubilant young star Auli’i Cravalho)…

Under The Sea w @auliicravalho! #Linstagram #LittleMermaid

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…To another favorite from Beauty and the Beast (with Dwayne Johnson, who will also sing in Moana)…

…To what’s sure to be a new favorite he composed for Moana, which he sung with the film’s two stars, along with its directors John Musker and Ron Clements (who helmed both Mermaid and Aladdin)…

And to close it out, here’s a new one from #moana with @auliicravalho & @therock! Thanks for letting me play on the #linstagram! #dreamscometrue

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s a new Rogue One trailer coming this Thursday, August 11! Just in case you’re not excited by those words, Disney/Lucasfilm broadcast an announcement commercial on TV to help whet your appetite for its latest look at the first official Star Wars spinoff film…

[Twitter]

Doctor Strange

And in other Disney news (because it’s the Mouse’s planet, and we’re all just squatting), Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange is featured in a new Cinemark commercial for Marvel’s next epic, Doctor Strange, arriving on November 4, and co-starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton…

[Twitter]

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Action star Milla Jovovich has taken to Twitter to tease the first trailer for her Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Landing on January 17, 2017, the film will mark the actress’s sixth time in her franchise-leading role of Alice. Joining her will be Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, William Levy, Ruby Rose, and Iain Glen. Expect the full trailer tomorrow, August 9…

[Twitter]

Ben-Hur

Finally today, we have a new clip from the massive chariot race scene that serves as the climax of Wanted director Timur Bakmambetov’s remake of Ben-Hur. Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, and Rodrigo Santoro all lend their talents to this August 19 release…

[Paramount]

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