D23 has announced the details of the summer issue of their magazine. The next installment serves as a “Summer Movie Preview Issue.” The issue will feature a cover for each of The Walt Disney Studios Summer 2018 releases: Avengers: Infinity War,Solo: A Star Wars Story, Incredibles 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Christopher Robin.
Inside, the issue is features exclusive interviews with the casts and creative teams behind the films. Directors Anthony & Joe Russo—along with Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana, and Sebastian Stan—take readers inside Avengers: Infinity War. In addition Marvel’s Ryan Meinerding created a piece of artwork, “The Road to Infinity War—10 Years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” featuring 14 characters heading into a battle. Director Ron Howard and star Alden Ehrenreich talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) takes off on his character’s greatest adventure yet: being a stay-at-home dad in Incredibles 2. Plus, Edna Mode gives her list of the best-dressed Disney characters. Ant-Man and the Wasp director Peyton Reed reveals he had a special visit from exterminators after finishing the first Ant-Man, while Evangeline Lilly talks about playing it cool with co-star Paul Rudd. Finally, Christopher Robin’s Ewan McGregor talks about relating to the challenges of the now-grown-up Christopher, as he meets up once again with Winnie the Pooh and his childhood friends.
The issue also takes readers down the aisle for a first-look at Freeform’s Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. D23 spoke to some of the happy couples—and happy hosts Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Allison Holker—about tying the knot at Disney parks and resorts.
Plus, in honor of the 20th anniversary of Mulan, actress Ming-Na Wen shares some of her memories of making the beloved film—and the traits she thinks the animated warrior shares with Wen’s current role as Agent Melinda May on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Also included in the summer issue of Disney twenty-three:
- “From the Desk of” Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige
- A celebration of all things tiki at Disney parks and resorts around the world
- A look at the groundbreaking short Three Little Pigs
- The rich history—and vibrant present—of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood
- Regular features including Character Analysis, D Society, and Ask Dave
Disney twenty-three is mailed to D23 Gold and Gold Family Members as a benefit of their membership. The latest issue will begin arriving in mid-April.