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[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Announces Cloud-Based Digital Movie Service ‘Disney Movies Anywhere’

The Walt Disney Studios unveiled a cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere, giving fans the ability to purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and Marvel at home and on the go.
Disney Movies Anywhere is available on the web and as an app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
The debut of the service coincides with the digital release of Disney’s Frozen, and the Disney Movies Anywhere library includes more than 400 active digital titles. For a limited time, users can activate and connect their account with their iTunes …

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lone Ranger’ Stumbles at the Box Office, Finishes Weekend in Second Place

The Lone Ranger and Tonto were no match for a reformed villain and his band of merry minions at the box office.
Disney’s The Lone Ranger earned a dismal $48.9 million, ending its debut weekend in second place way behind Universal’s Despicable Me 2 which earned $142 million. Analysts had projected an opening weekend of $90 million for the movie directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Of the $48.9 million box office, the film earned $29.4 million between Friday and Saturday. This three-day total was worse than the debut …

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[12 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releasing ‘Robin Hood 40th Anniversary Edition’ and ‘Sword in the Stone 50th Anniversary Edition’ on Blu-ray This August

Two Disney film classics are celebrating big anniversaries with their release on Blu-ray this summer.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Disney animated classic Robin Hood and to commemorate this milestone the film will be released on Blu-ray for the first time .
In the film, Robin Hood and his trusted companion Little John along with the Merry Men outfox the greedy Prince John to save the people of Nottingham. Robin won’t rest until he wins the hand of Maid Marian and restores King Richard to the throne.
Another Disney classic, …

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Author Sues Disney for a Second Time Citing Copyright Infringement Related to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Films

Royce Matthew, a Florida-based author, recently filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company alleging that the company took and used his work and ideas in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.
This is the second time Matthew has sued Disney with regard to the Pirates film series.
Matthew first filed a lawsuit against Disney in 2005 after he viewed the first Pirates of the Caribbean film. During the discovery process of that lawsuit he reportedly provided evidence that his work – the low-budget film Supernatural Pirates – was …

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[27 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Parade to Debut at the Magic Kingdom in 2014

Disney’s Magic Kingdom is getting a brand new parade in the spring of 2014, according to an announcement made yesterday at the “Monstrous Summer” press event.
The parade, named the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, celebrates New Fantasyland with innovative parade floats, vibrant costumes, and an all new original soundtrack featuring songs from Disney films and a theme song for the parade.
Stories highlighted in the parade include The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Dumbo, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Tangled, and Disney/Pixar’s Brave.
The concept art for the parade includes a pirate-themed float featuring Peter …

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[12 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Layoffs Begin at The Walt Disney Company

Amid news this week of impending staff cuts at The Walt Disney Company, reports appeared online Thursday that nine veteran animators were let go from their positions at the Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Tom Bancroft, a former Disney animator, took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon and announced the names of the animators whose jobs were eliminated. According to several online sources the animators receiving pink slips are: Nik Ranieri, Ruben Aquino, Frans Vischer, Russ Edmonds, Brian Ferguson, Jamie Lopez and Dan Tanaka. Industry insiders report that these animators are some of …

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[10 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Staff Cuts Expected at Walt Disney Company Amid Reorganization

In an attempt to position the company for future growth, a significant number of jobs will be eliminated at the Walt Disney Company. Many of those jobs will likely be at the movie studio and may include marketing, production, and home entertainment positions.
This move comes several months after an internal audit was ordered by CEO Bob Iger and CFO Jay Rasulo in an effort to identify departments that needed to be reorganized to meet new business models. No one knows for certain the exact number of jobs that will be …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” Shorty Shorts Debut on Disney.com

There are three brand new Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” Shorty Shorts now live on Disney.com and Cars.Disney.com. Dubbed “Shorty Shorts” because they are all only 90 seconds long or less, each spot offers an entertaining view into the world of Cars. Directed by Jeremy Lasky and produced by Mary Alice Drumm, Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” feature some of our favorite characters in new and surprising situations.
Head to Disney.com or Cars.Disney.com to check out all three videos, including:

         “Hiccups” – When Lightning McQueen gets the hiccups, everyone in Radiator Springs thinks they have the cure.
         “Bugged” …

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[6 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Tomorrowland’ Plot Revealed?

Up to now, the plot for Tomorrowland, a Disney film that’s being developed by director Brad Bird of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol fame, has been kept tightly under wraps. But several sources are suggesting they have gotten their hands on a leaked synopsis for the story.
Set to feature megastar George Clooney in a lead role, here’s the synpopsis in a nutshell, according to Moviefone.com:
A teenage girl, a genius middle-aged man (who was kicked out of Tomorrowland), and a pre-pubescent girl robot attempt to get to and unravel what happened to …

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[5 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Ironman 3’ Trailer Available

We are seeing another new glimpse of Ironman 3 today! The film, due in theatres May 3, promises to be a heart pounding adrenaline rush like the two that came before. I personally can’t wait to see this one! Is it on your must see list?