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[30 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Creates Small-Screen Division

Marvel is going into television, it seems. The company, newly-owned by Disney, has created a TV division, which will be overseen by TV writer Jeff Loeb. According to the recent Hollywood Reporter article,
Loeb, who most recently worked as a co-exec producer of NBC’s “Heroes,” will oversee the translation of Marvel’s popular characters and stories to the television medium, in both live-action and animation formats. Loeb will also oversee the development and distribution of live-action, animated and direct-to-DVD series.
Alongside Loeb will be Dan Buckly, who currently oversees the Print, Animation, and …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Win A Walk-On Role in Mary Poppins on Broadway

Ever dream of being in the spotlight on Broadway? Now you can get there!
Coke Rewards has a great sweepstakes offering folks the chance to win a walk-on role in Mary Poppins the Musical on Broadway!
This summer, My Coke Rewards and Disney are offering fans a chance at a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a chance to audition for a walk-on role and ultimate Broadway experience with MARY POPPINS. Enter now for your chance to make your Broadway debut in the musical that soars high about the rest. …

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[29 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Short “Day and Night” Available on iTunes

We’ve been following the development of Pixar’s Day and Night for a while now, and we’re excited to announce that the short film is now available for purchase on iTunes!
Directed by Teddy Newton and showcased at the beginning of blockbuster film Toy Story 3, this brilliant little piece of film making showcases the creative minds of Pixar at work. It runs about six minutes and will set you back about $1.99. You must have iTunes downloaded to purchase Day and Night.

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[28 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Tries to Revive Radio Serial With “My Dream”

Disney doesn’t mind trying genres that are considered out of date. “High School Musical” was considered risky when it was created and went on to make the company huge profits. They’re looking for the same kind of unconventional success with “My Dream,” a radio serial to be presented on Radio Disney according to the Associated Press.
The story features Kayla, played by Daphne Blunt (pictured right), who deals with various obstacles in her quest for musical success. Radio Disney is very popular with younger listeners who may …

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[28 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Kobe Bryant Visits Disneyland

When you are the star of the Los Angeles Lakers and you’ve just won the NBA championship, you know what to do. You’re going to Disneyland.
Kobe Bryant and his family visited the park with his wife Vanessa and his two daughters Natalia and Gianna. They visited both Disneyland as well as Disney’s California Adventure, hitting most of the popular rides. All of this followed a victory parade down Main Street USA.
As you can see in the pictures, Kobe was wearing a tee-shirt featuring a …

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[27 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
Miley Cyrus in World Cup Closing Ceremony

Miley Cyrus is doing everything possible to promote her new album “Can’t Be Tamed.” Getting in front of the worldwide rabid fan base of the World Cup should be a great move.
The World Cup closing ceremonies will be held on July 11th and should feature a wide array of star power. The event draws a massive audience from all over the globe and should be a great opportunity for stars to showcase their skills and gain a wider audience. This is particularly appealing for Cyrus who is …

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[24 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Character Bandz Now Available

The tween fashion statement that’s taking the world by storm has finally arrived in a Disney version!

You can now choose between six Disney Bandz Collections, from “Toy Story” characters to Disney Princesses, the Fab Six (Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, and Pluto), Disney Fairies, and even “Cars!”
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[24 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
More Florida Real Estate, Is Disney Crazy?

While the foreclosure rate in Florida is going through the roof, most people think that now is a great time to forget about building in Florida. Disney appears to disagree. The company today unveiled plans for it’s Golden Oak Luxury Homes. With home sites going from 1.5 to 8 million dollars, these properties aren’t for your casual Disney fan.
While they only plan to sell 30 of the home sites this year, the plan is for the community to eventually include 450 homes as well as a Four …

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[23 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Selena Gomez Releases “Round and Round” from Upcoming Album

Selena Gomez’s first album was quite the success. Will her second album make her a superstar? While her album isn’t due out until September, you can see the video from the first single “Round and Round” here. Will this help cement her as a bankable singer as well as an actress?

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[21 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney-Marvel May Introduce Characters in Short Films

Latino Review has reported rumor that Disney will begin introducing second-tier characters via short films, not unlike the short films released by Pixar, which preface their full-length features.
Got a scoop from a well trusted source that Marvel/Disney are looking at doing 10 minute short films in front of their feature length movies that will introduce secondary characters like Black Panther, Luke Cage, Dr. Strange, etc.
While it was previously reported that Disney was considering producing shorter films in the $20-40million range to introduce lesser-known characters to fans, this new mode …