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D23 Expo: From Wish to Mufasa the Lion King, Disney unveils first looks of 12 titles

On Friday, Disney released the first looks and trailers of some of its highly anticipated live-action films and animated content which shows that their line-up ahead is a pretty interesting one. 

D23 Expo: From Wish to Mufasa the Lion King, Disney unveils first looks of 12 titles
Disney has revealed two trailer and 12 first looks at D23 Expo

Last Updated: 07.15 PM, Sep 10, 2022


Disney's D23 Expo 2022 has released some of its big-budget, highly popular live-action and animation movie first looks and trailers. So let's dive into the trailers that have come out so gfar, followed by a plethora of first looks and annoucements that all the Disney fans out there must know about.



The official trailer for Enchanted's second instalment Disenchanted, which will debut on Disney+ Hotstar in India on November 24, has been released by Disney. Amy Adams, a six-time Oscar nominee, returns as the popular Giselle from the 2007 romantic comedy. For the follow-up, Jayma Mays, Oscar Nuez, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gabrielle Baldacchino, and Maya Rudolph join the cast, along with Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Idina Menzel.


The Little Mermaid

The latest version of the classic Little Mermaid will see actor-singer Halle Bailey take on the role of Princess Ariel, with Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Awkwafina as Scuttle and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric. 


Hocus Focus 2

With the caption, "A Wickedly Glorious Return. #HocusPocus2, an Original movie event, is streaming September 30 on @DisneyPlus. #D23Expo," Disney revealed the very captivating first look of the live-action movie that already enjoys a huge fanbase from its previous installment. A fan commented, saying, "I'm gonna miss dani, max and Allison but I'm excited for this."

Peter Pan & Wendy

On Instagram, Disney revealed to the world their latest rendition of Peter Pan & Wendy and captioned the first look as, "Just revealed at #D23Expo ✨ Check out the new poster for #PeterPanandWendy. Streaming in 2023 only on @DisneyPlus." Fans are surely excited as one wrote, "guess we have to watch a lot of movies."

Mufasa The Lion King

So, unlike the other two releases, Disney revealed that this movie will be releasing in 2024. But, in the comments section, fans are wondering whether this version of the original story will be in animated format or live-action. With one saying, "I hope it’s animated and not live action lol," while another added, "If better be animated at least." Disney, in their official handle, wrote, "Mufasa: The Lion King. 2024. #D23Expo."

Snow White

The biggest revelation/ annoucement at the Expo this year was that Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot have joined the star cast of Disney's latest live-action remake that is slated to release in 2024. Interestingly, Gal gadot has taken on the role of the Evil Queen for this one. "Disney’s Snow White, starring Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot, releasing 2024. #D23Expo," read Disney's official Instagram post. 

Ember & Wade

This theatrical release will be coming to us next year in 2023. The animated movie is set to release on June 16 of next year. Disney informed: 🔥 and 💧come together in this FIRST LOOK at Ember & Wade played by Leah Lewis and Mamoudou Athie, from Disney and Pixar’s Elemental, coming to theaters June 16, 2023! #D23Expo


This animated film will be releasing on the 16th of June 2023 in theatres along with Ember & Wade. "Check out this #D23Expo Exclusive Poster for Disney and Pixar’s Elemental. See the movie only in theaters June 16, 2023!," said the official post.

Win or Lose

The animation giant revealed the first look of its original series Win or Lose. Here's what they have to say about the latest development: Up to bat at #D23Expo: a FIRST LOOK at Pixar’s all-new Original series Win or Lose, with Will Forte as Coach Dan. From filmmakers Michael Yates, Carrie Hobson, and David Lally, Win or Lose comes to @DisneyPlus in 2023!


The 'latest adventure' is about a young boy who finds himself in a different world where he is considered an ambassador of some sorts. Details here, as shared by Disney's official Instagram page, "You’re invited on Disney and Pixar’s newest adventure... ELIO. Meet Elio: A boy who finds himself transported across the galaxy & mistaken for the intergalactic Ambassador for our planet Earth. 😮 Starring America Ferrera as Olga Solis and Yonas Kibreab as Elio. Directed by Adrian Molina & Produced by Mary Alice Drumm, Disney and Pixar’s Elio lands in Spring 2024. #D23Expo."

Inside Out 2

The first movie from what is now becoming a franchise made a lot of poeple sob, and was an instant hit with kids as well as adults. Revealing details about it, along with a latest poster, the company social site said, "Oh JOY! Amy Poehler is back to star in Inside Out 2. Directed by Kelsey Mann, produced by Mark Nielsen, and written by Meg LeFauve, Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2 releases Summer 2024. #D23Expo."

Kugali’s Iwájú

This soriginal series is all set to start streaming globally on Disney Plus sometime in 2023. "Journey into a futuristic version of Lagos, Nigeria with this FIRST LOOK of Disney Animation and Kugali’s Iwájú! The all-new Original series streams on @DisneyPlus in 2023. #D23Expo," read the official annoucement.

Strange World

"Get lost in this very STRANGE new look at Disney’s #StrangeWorld and see the movie in theaters November 23, 2022. #D23Expo," read the official annoucement with a poster attached. 


Disney revealed the first look of animated film Wish with this post, "Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed a FIRST LOOK at “Wish,” their all-new animated feature film that explores how the iconic wishing star came to be. Starring Ariana DeBose as Asha, directed by Chris Buck & Fawn Veerasunthorn, produced by Peter Del Vecho & Juan Pablo Reyes, and featuring all-new songs by Julia Michaels, Disney’s Wish releases in November 2023. #D23Expo."

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