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[25 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive to Showcase New and Upcoming Games at D23 Expo, Will Also Feature Warren Spector Signing

There’s less than a month now until the much-anticipated D23 Expo, and new information is still coming out about the exciting offerings that attendees will find there. Today, Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) announced their offerings at the D23 Expo. The group’s pavilion will feature a number of different interactive experiences for guests to try out. New and upcoming games for mobile devices, online, and video game consoles will be on hand for guests to play, in addition to special guests, giveaways, contests and more.
One of the exciting new games …

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[20 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
John Lasseter Does Not Deny Possibility of ‘Toy Story 4’ in BBC Interview

Early Monday morning, Disney Animation bigwig (and Cars 2 director) John Lasseter found himself in a predictable hotseat:  answering questions about a fourth installment to the Disney Pixar Toy Story franchise.
While sitting down with the BBC to discuss Cars 2, which opens this Friday in the UK, the conversation eventually came around to Tom Hanks’ remarks about the fact that creation of Toy Story 4 is underway.  Lasseter had this to say about Hanks’ comments:

“I found that very interesting too.  Yeah, it was really interesting! Well, we haven’t announced anything yet.”

When …

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[29 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tom Hanks Confirms More Toy Story to Come – in Two Separate Interviews

We may not have seen the last of Woody and the Gang.  Yippee!
Recently, Tom Hanks was interviewed by the BBC regarding the release of his latest film, Larry Crowne.  As the subject came around to Toy Story, the interviewer asked if Hanks’ new granddaughter would get to see a fourth installment to the critically acclaimed and wildly popular Disney Pixar franchise.  Hanks’ response:
“I think there will be, yeah. Yeah, yeah. I think they’re working on it now,”
At first, the vague comments were widely considered to be a reference to future Toy Story shorts, …

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Brave’ Teaser Trailer Officially Released Online

Excited for Disney/Pixar’s Brave? Be sure to watch the stunning teaser trailer for the film, which made its internet debut today. The trailer is currently being shown in movie theaters prior to showings of Cars 2, but Disney/Pixar officially released the trailer today online, giving fans who haven’t seen Cars 2 yet a taste of what to expect when Brave makes its debut on June 22, 2012.
This trailer release comes soon after the release of the film’s teaser poster, and each new release only makes us even more excited for …

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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars 2’ Beats Box Office Expectations, Grosses $68 Million in Opening Weekend

Well, it looks like Pixar has another major success on their hands. Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2, which opened in theaters nationwide on Friday, took in $68 million at the domestic box office this weekend, making it the 12th consecutive Pixar film to hold the #1 spot at the box office on its opening weekend.
Prior to its opening weekend, Hollywood prognosticators had predicted that the film would open in the $50-$55 million range, citing the less-than-favorable critical reception that the film has received. Currently, the film holds a 33% rating on RottenTomatoes.com, …

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[24 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
First Four Minutes of ‘The Lion King’ in 3D to Accompany 3D ‘Cars 2’ Screenings

Heading to see Cars 2 in theaters this weekend? Audience members at 3D screenings of the film, which opens today in theaters, will have an extra treat. Prior to the film, the first four minutes of The Lion King in 3D will be shown, giving audiences a taste of what to expect when the film’s 3D release debuts in theaters later this year. With this special preview, which will be joined by the teaser trailer for Disney/Pixar’s Brave and the Toy Story short “Hawaiian Vacation,” there’s a lot to look …

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Guest Review:  ‘Cars 2’ Offers a More Sophisticated Plot than the Original

Today, we’re very excited to welcome Melissa Mitchell, site manager for DisneyHotelsFan.com, to DisZine!  Recently, Melissa had the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of Cars 2, and graciously offered to write a review of the upcoming film, due in theatres June 24.  Melissa attended the film with small children, and received complimentary tickets for the event.  Take it away, Melissa!
This weekend I was able to see the premiere of a highly anticipated, action-packed blockbuster movie. It was full of explosions, gunfights, a plot about oil versus alternative fuel and lots of …

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[20 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
New, Original Disney/Pixar Film to Debut in November 2013

This is an exciting time for Disney/Pixar fans, with the animation studio’s newest film Cars 2 set to debut in just a few days on June 24. But fans now have yet another Disney/Pixar film to look forward to, as Disney announced that the company will release a currently untitled project in theaters on November 27, 2013. Few details about the new film have been released, but it is announced that the film will have an original story, and will not be a sequel.
This mystery project will follow the already-announced …

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[19 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars’ Star Lightning McQueen to Join Cast of Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

Fans of Disney/Pixar’s film Cars and the upcoming sequel Cars 2 will soon have a brand-new way to see some of their favorite characters at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show, an attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will soon be updated to include the films’ star Lightning McQueen.
In the show’s new sequence, a highlight reel will be interrupted by Lightning McQueen’s sidekick, Mater, who announces that a report of enemy spy activity has been issued at “these here coordinates” by Cars 2 character Finn …

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[12 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
‘Cars’ Merchandise is Expected to top ‘Toy Story’, Become Largest Film Licensing Property

In anticipation of the film’s June 24 release, Disney/Pixar has been releasing merchandise for Cars 2 since mid-May. There’s a good chance you’ve probably seen some of it by now, whether in Disney Stores around the country, or even aprons and mini cake-baking pans available at Williams-Sonoma stores. Indeed, this merchandise is so prevalent, Disney recently disclosed that Cars 2 merchandise is on track to beat sales from last summer’s mega-hit Toy Story 3, which took in over $2.4 billion in retail sales in 2011.
In a recent webcast, head of …