16 Actors and Actresses Who Will Be Playing Iconic Roles in Upcoming Disney Live Action Films

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For every tale as old as time, there’s usually a controversy that comes with it. After Disney's most recent success with Beauty and the Beast, they've kicked their production schedule into overdrive. Though no one can deny that they aren’t excited for the slate of Disney live action remakes we’ve got in the making, the focus on casting is at an all-time high. When recreating some of the most iconic Disney films ever, people want to know that these stories are in the right hands and being told by the right people.

While many live action remakes are still searching for the right stars, like The Little Mermaid and Mulan, we've got a good amount of casting news that's getting us excited for what's to come. From Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Aladdin, and more, Disney is going all out with the biggest stars to take up some of the most iconic roles. Here are 16 of the newest faces who are ready to get us all singing, dancing, and feeling that Disney magic all over again!