Emma, Meryl, Lin-Manuel and more: All the A-listers who star in upcoming Disney remakes

Sorry, 1994: Right now is the very best time to be a Disney fan. The next few years are lined up with sure-to-be stellar remakes of your favorite Disney flicks, and Hollywood's biggest names are clamoring to get in on the magic. For casting directors, it just takes faith, trust, pixie dust -- and a lucrative multimillion-dollar contract. Take a look at all the A-list faces to star in the next generation of Disney classics:

Emma Stone -- It's another musical for the "La La Land" cutie, but we'll be surprised (and uncomfortable) if Cruella de Vil tap dances across the Hollywood Hills. Stone will play the famously fierce villain in 2018's "Cruella," and while she's the only star signed on so far, Disney is ready to get moving: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is "a priority for the studio" and is expected to shoot this year.

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James Earl Jones -- Breathe easy: When "The Lion King" makes its triumphant live-action return, we'll still hear the gravelly Mufasa we know and love. The legendary actor voiced Mufasa more than two decades ago, and he's officially decided to reprise the iconic role. Expect tears when you hear that booming "Simba...Remember who you are..."

Emily Blunt -- We don't need a spoonful of sugar to deal with this one. The acclaimed Brit will follow Julie Andrews' beloved footprints as Mary Poppins in the highly-anticipated "Mary Poppins Returns," due out in December 2018. She'll lead an all-star cast, which includes...

Meryl Streep -- Is there any role she can't play? The megastar will join Blunt as Topsy in "Mary Poppins Returns."

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Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Because there's no one else we'd trust to make an already-perfect story even better. The "Hamilton" mastermind will join Blunt and Streep in "Mary Poppins Returns" as Jack.

Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury and more -- Long story short, we really need an invitation to the "Mary Poppins Returns" wrap party.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson -- The Rock is a Disney veteran, most recently melting hearts as Maui in Disney's "Moana." And if you haven't heard this movie news, you're going to lose it: He'll star in the upcoming "Jungle Cruise," based, of course, on everyone's favorite Walt Disney World ride. Disney's production team has been trying to get this film made for more than a decade, and it's finally launching from the dock.

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Donald Glover -- Twitter was ecstatic to learn that the ultra-talented performer (writer, actor, rapper and who knows what else?) is officially slated to star as Simba in "The Lion King." Reactions ranged from "omg yes" to "OMG, YES!!" He's also snagged a coveted role in an upcoming "Star Wars" 2018 film, which makes him a bonafide Disney leading man.

Idris Elba -- He may seem tough, but this guy loves a good Disney role. His voice made waves in 2016's "Finding Dory," and he's set to reprise his role in the upcoming sequel to "The Jungle Book," in which he plays Shere Khan.

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Kim Kardashian's daughter North taking in the sights at Universal Studios Hollywood.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, actress Melissa Joan Hart looks on as her son Tucker greets Buzz Lightyear at Magic Kingdom park on September 18, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The family vacationed and celebrated Tucker's third birthday at Walt Disney World Resort. (Photo by Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - DECEMBER 07: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Actor Neil Patrick Harris hosts and performs in the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade television special at Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort on December 07, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The parade will air on December 25t. (Photo by Mark Ashman/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 12: Frank Oz participates in Star Wars Weekend at Walt Disney World on June 12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MAY 22: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, (L-R) Disney Channel's 'Jessie' stars Karan Brar, Skai Jackson and Peyton List pose in front of the Cinderella Castle during the 24-hour kick off to the 'Coolest Summer Ever' at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney Resort on May 22, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Magic Kingdom is one of four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by David Roark/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 28: In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, (Clockwise from top left) Actors Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Marsai Martin and Miles Brown, from the cast of the ABC series 'black-ish,' ride Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom March 28, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The four visited Walt Disney World Resort with their families to kick off their summer break and celebrate the success of the show's first season. (Photo by Mariah Wild/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 28: In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, (Clockwise from back left) Actors Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Marsai Martin and Miles Brown, from the cast of the ABC series 'black-ish,' meet Princess Anna (left) and Queen Elsa (right), from Disney's 'Frozen,' at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park March 28, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The four visited Walt Disney World Resort with their families to kick off their summer break and celebrate the success of the show's first season. (Photo by Mariah Wild/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 07: TV Personality Terrence Jenkins poses with Minnie Mouse during the Disney Dreamers Academy weekend at Walt Disney World Resort on March 07, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The eighth annual event takes place from March 5-8, 2015 and is a career-inspiration program for 100 distinguished high school students across the United States. (Photo by Mariah Wild/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - DECEMBER 09: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton of Alex & Sierra attend the taping of the Disney Parks 'Frozen Christmas Celebration' TV Special in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort on December 9, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The special will air on December 25, 2014. (Photo by Mark Ashman/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - DECEMBER 09: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, with Olaf, attends the taping of the Disney Parks 'Frozen Christmas Celebration' TV Special in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort on December 9, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The special will air on December 25, 2014. (Photo by Mark Ashman/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - DECEMBER 09: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Tim Tebow and Robin Roberts host the taping of the Disney Parks 'Frozen Christmas Celebration' TV Special in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort on December 9, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The special will air on December 25, 2014. (Photo by Mark Ashman/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - NOVEMBER 21: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, actress Aubrey Anderson-Emmons poses with Minnie Mouse at The American Adventure attraction at Walt Disney World Resort on November 21, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - AUGUST 14: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, actress and country music artist Jamie Lynn Spears poses with her husband, Jamie Watson, her six-year-old daughter Maddie and Minnie Mouse in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom park August 14, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Spears, the sister of pop superstar Britney Spears and former star of 'Zoey 101' on Nickelodeon, lives in Nashville, Tenn. and is currently on tour to support her first country music single. Her sister Britney launched her career at Walt Disney World, starring in 'The All-New Mickey Mouse Club' that taped at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. (Photo by Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - JULY 18: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, actor Joe Morton of ABC series 'Scandal' poses with Mickey Mouse in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort on July 18, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Chloe Rice/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
THE MIDDLE - 'Orlando'/'The Wonderful World of Hecks' - While Sue counts down the days until the Hecks depart on their road trip to Walt Disney World (she won the trip in a 'Hands on a Hard Body' contest), Brick begs his parents to take a detour to North Carolina so he can meet his online girlfriend, and Axl anxiously awaits the posting of his final grades as a college freshman. Then, when the Hecks arrive at Walt Disney World, a good time may not be had for all when a series of misfortunes threaten to put a damper on their trip, on the one-hour season finale of 'The Middle,' WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Todd Anderson/ABC via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 07: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, entertainer Steve Harvey (L) and NBA Hall of Fame member Magic Johnson pose with Mickey Mouse during the 'Disney Dreamers Academy' event at Walt Disney World Resort March 7, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Disney Dreamers Academy is an annual career-inspiration program at Walt Disney World for 100 high school students from across the country. Johnson was a special guest speaker for this year's event, and Harvey was the celebrity host. (Photo by Todd Anderson/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 17: In this handout photo provided by Diseny Parks, tennis legend Roger Federer poses with Mickey and Minnie Mouse at the Magic Kingdom park March 17, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Swiss-born Federer holds the men's world record for most Grand Slam tournaments won, 17, and has spent 302 weeks as the world's number-one ranked male tennis player. (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA,FLORDIA - OCTOBER 15: In this handout photo provided by Gene Duncan, actor William Baldwin and his wife, singer Chynna Phillips, pose with Minnie Mouse in Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort on October 15,2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Chynna Phillips, the lead singer of the musical trio Wilson Phillips, was performing at the theme park. (Photo by Gene Duncan/ Disney Parks via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - JULY 12: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, comedian Kevin Hart poses with Minnie Mouse on the New York street set at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park July 12, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Hart's new concert film, 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain,' is already the fourth-highest grossing stand-up motion picture in U.S. history. (Photo by Todd Anderson/Disney Parks via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 02: In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, Gisele Bundchen poses with Princess Sofia, the star of Disney Junior's popular animated series, 'Sofia the First,' who is now greeting guests daily at Disney California Adventure park July 2, 2013 in Anaheim, California. Later this summer, Princess Sofia will begin appearances at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort via Getty Images)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MAY 11: TV personalities from ÃThe Ellen DeGeneres Showà Rosie McClelland (L) and Sophia Grace Brownlee perform during a royal celebration at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in conjunction with Mother's Day festivities on May 11, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty)
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