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Saturday News Round-Up: PizzeRizzo Opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, ‘Moana’ Preview Coming to the Studios, and More

Happy weekend! We have a bit of news to share with you today including an opening date for the new PizzeRizzo at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and word that Disney World is increasing security measures at the theme parks. Let's check it out!

Walt Disney Animation Studios Releases New Teaser Trailer for ‘Moana’

Walt Disney Animation Studios released a new teaser trailer for the CG-animated film Moana starring Dwayne Johnson and newcomer Auli'I Cravalho. The film tells the story of an adventurous teenager, Moana, who is on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and save her people.

Dwayne Johnson to Star in Movie Based on Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Disney has announced plans for a live-action film based on the popular Jungle Cruise attraction and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been announced as the star of the as-yet-unnamed film. Johnson is also one of the stars of Disney's animated film Moana where he'll play the demigod Maui.

The Rock is Ready to Lend His Voice to Disney’s ‘Moana’

Disney's next animated film, Moana, has cast Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as the voice of Maui, a Hawaiian demi-god.

Johnson tweeted out the news on December 3 saying, "Excited to star as "Maui" in Disney's next big animated musical, MOANA. Incredible story! **clears throat #TimeToSing."

Walt Disney Animation Studios Announces ‘Moana’

The next animated feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios has been announced and it is set in the ancient South Pacific.

Moana is described as a "sweeping CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest."

The film is scheduled to arrive in theaters in 2016 and is being directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. This directing duo also worked on The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, and Aladdin.

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New Nighttime Spectacular, Happily Ever After, Coming to the Magic Kingdom in May

The Magic Kingdom is getting ready to debut a brand new nighttime spectacular. The new show, Happily Ever After, will premiere on May 12 and features animation, fireworks, and more. The show will replace Wishes.