When Universes Collide! Superheroes, Princesses, 'Star Wars,' and Oprah Do D23 Expo

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Turns out the Happiest Place on Earth is also one of the most star-studded. This weekend’s D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial fan fest, featured sneak peeks at the Magic Kingdom’s upcoming film slate. From Pixar to Marvel to Disney to Lucasfilm, A-list actors were on hand to present trailers, clips, and concept art — and to mingle. Click through for a look at some of the starriest moments.

<p>The two entertainers cozy up in the audience ahead of the ceremony in which both would be enshrined as Disney Legends. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Oprah Winfrey and Mark Hamill

The two entertainers cozy up in the audience ahead of the ceremony in which both would be enshrined as Disney Legends. (Photo: Disney)

<p>Disney gathered the voices behind some of its greatest princess movies for a special scene in the <em>Wreck-It Ralph 2, </em>including Paige O’Hara (Belle), Irene Bedard (Pocahontas), Mandy Moore (Rapunzel), Auli’i Cravalho (Moana), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope von Schweetz), Kristen Bell (Anna), Kelly Macdonald (Merida), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana), Linda Larkin (Jasmine), and Jodi Benson (Ariel) (Photo: Getty Images for Disney) </p>
Princess-palooza

Disney gathered the voices behind some of its greatest princess movies for a special scene in the Wreck-It Ralph 2, including Paige O’Hara (Belle), Irene Bedard (Pocahontas), Mandy Moore (Rapunzel), Auli’i Cravalho (Moana), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope von Schweetz), Kristen Bell (Anna), Kelly Macdonald (Merida), Anika Noni Rose (Tiana), Linda Larkin (Jasmine), and Jodi Benson (Ariel) (Photo: Getty Images for Disney)

<p>Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Dave Bautista (Drax), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Pom Klementieff (Mantis), Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/Hulk), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), Don Cheadle (War Machine), and Anthony Mackie (Falcon) crowd the stage at D23 Expo. (Photo: Disney) </p>
So Many Superheroes

Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Dave Bautista (Drax), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Pom Klementieff (Mantis), Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/Hulk), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), Don Cheadle (War Machine), and Anthony Mackie (Falcon) crowd the stage at D23 Expo. (Photo: Disney)

<p>The <em>Frozen</em> co-stars were on hand to present clips from the upcoming short <em>Olaf’s Frozen Adventure</em> and announce details of <em>Frozen 2</em>. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Kristen Bell and Josh Gad

The Frozen co-stars were on hand to present clips from the upcoming short Olaf’s Frozen Adventure and announce details of Frozen 2. (Photo: Disney)

<p>Super fanboy John Boyega (center) couldn’t resist meeting Marvel heroes Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), and Anthony Mackie (Falcon). (Photo: Getty Images for Disney) </p>
‘Star Wars’ Crashes the MCU

Super fanboy John Boyega (center) couldn’t resist meeting Marvel heroes Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), and Anthony Mackie (Falcon). (Photo: Getty Images for Disney)

<p>The newly minted Disney Legends share a moment backstage. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Whoopi Goldberg and Mark Hamill

The newly minted Disney Legends share a moment backstage. (Photo: Disney)

<p>Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma), writer-director Rian Johnson, Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), John Boyega (Finn), Laura Dern (Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Daisy Ridley (Rey), and Benicio Del Toro (D.J.) are all smiles after unspooling behind-the-scenes footage of the next <em>Star Wars</em>. (Photo: Getty Images for Disney) </p>
‘The Last Jedi’ Ensemble

Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma), writer-director Rian Johnson, Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), John Boyega (Finn), Laura Dern (Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Daisy Ridley (Rey), and Benicio Del Toro (D.J.) are all smiles after unspooling behind-the-scenes footage of the next Star Wars. (Photo: Getty Images for Disney)

<p>Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Storm Reid, and director Ava DuVernay pump up the crowd before showing the film’s first trailer. (Photo: Disney) </p>
‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Presentation

Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Storm Reid, and director Ava DuVernay pump up the crowd before showing the film’s first trailer. (Photo: Disney)

<p>The prolific actor gets a hero’s welcome as he takes the stage during <em>The Incredibles 2</em> presentation, where it’s confirmed he’ll be back as Frozone. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Samuel L. Jackson

The prolific actor gets a hero’s welcome as he takes the stage during The Incredibles 2 presentation, where it’s confirmed he’ll be back as Frozone. (Photo: Disney)

<p>During the panel for <em>Mary Poppins Returns</em>, Emily Blunt admits, “I can’t out-Julie Julie Andrews.” (Photo: Disney) </p>
Emily Blunt

During the panel for Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt admits, “I can’t out-Julie Julie Andrews.” (Photo: Disney)

<p>The veteran actors make their first appearances as members of The Last Jedi cast, but give little info on their characters. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro

The veteran actors make their first appearances as members of The Last Jedi cast, but give little info on their characters. (Photo: Disney)

<p>Reese Witherspoon (Mrs. Whatsit), Oprah Winfrey (Mrs. Which), and Mindy Kaling (Mrs. Who) pose backstage. (Photo: Getty Images for Disney) </p>
The Misses

Reese Witherspoon (Mrs. Whatsit), Oprah Winfrey (Mrs. Which), and Mindy Kaling (Mrs. Who) pose backstage. (Photo: Getty Images for Disney)

<p>The actor performs a new song from the upcoming Pixar film <em>Coco</em> to close the animation panel. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Benjamin Bratt

The actor performs a new song from the upcoming Pixar film Coco to close the animation panel. (Photo: Disney)

<p>The youngest members of the Avengers share a laugh during the Infinity War presentation, which culminated with a roof-raising first trailer. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Tom Holland and Elizabeth Olsen

The youngest members of the Avengers share a laugh during the Infinity War presentation, which culminated with a roof-raising first trailer. (Photo: Disney)

<p>The <em>Star Wars</em> star’s handprints are immortalized in concrete during the Disney Legends ceremony. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Mark Hamill and Mickey Mouse

The Star Wars star’s handprints are immortalized in concrete during the Disney Legends ceremony. (Photo: Disney)

<p>Disney’s rodent-in-chief smooches Oprah while her handprints are preserved. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Oprah Winfrey and Mickey Mouse

Disney’s rodent-in-chief smooches Oprah while her handprints are preserved. (Photo: Disney)

<p>The Marvel maestro shows off his plaque following his Disney Legend induction. (Photo: Disney) </p>
Stan Lee

The Marvel maestro shows off his plaque following his Disney Legend induction. (Photo: Disney)

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