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It was a big night for Disney at the annual Annie Awards this past weekend.
Disney animated films were recognized in 11 categories at the annual awards that “recognize animation’s biggest and brightest stars,” winning 12 awards.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia won six awards including Best Animated Feature.
Pixar Animation Studios’ Piper won Best Animated Short Subject, and Moana was honored for animated effects and voice acting.
Zootopia also won for character design, directing, storyboarding, voice acting (Jason Bateman), and writing in an animated feature.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange was awarded for Outstanding Achievement, Animated …
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The Walt Disney Studios reached the $7 billion mark at the global box office today, thanks in part to the record opening weekend of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
The $7 billion threshold is a new industry record.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made $290 million in its global debut last weekend. The Studios earned $2.7 billion domestically and nearly $4.3 billion internationally, which is a record for Disney.
This year’s record-breaking global box office was due to the success of films from Disney, Walt Disney Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel …
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Disney Cruise Line has announced a new day-long celebration for 2017 – Marvel Day at Sea.
This new Marvel-themed day at sea is planned for seven cruises on the Disney Magic out of New York City in the fall of 2017.
During Marvel Day at Sea the Marvel Universe will assemble on the ship. The day will include all-day entertainment, interactions with Marvel Super Heroes and villains, a deck party, youth activities, and more.
Guests will also have a chance to watch films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Disney XD shows including …
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Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and Dole Food Company recently announced a new co-branded line of fresh produce featuring iconic characters from the Disney universe.
The produce will feature characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel and will be available at grocery and retail stores this fall.
“Disney and Dole have a shared mission of providing high quality produce to help families lead healthier lives,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president of global licensing, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, in a press release. “As an industry leader in licensed …
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The Walt Disney Studios has set a new international box office record, in turn breaking its own record from 2015.
So far in 2016 The Studios has made $3.566 billion. In July of this year the Studios set a new industry record when it reached $3 billion at the international box office. In 2015, Disney made $3.565 billion at the box office worldwide.
The international records come ahead of three major releases: Marvel’s Doctor Strange on November 14; Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana on November 23; and Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star …
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Disney XD has announced a new animated series, Marvel’s Spider-Man, which will debut next year on the network.
The new series will take a “fresh look” at the Spider-Man story, telling the “story of an unsure but courageous teen who has to figure out how to be a super hero from the very beginning.”
Fans can expect to see drama, action, and comedy in the new series.
Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD, says “We’ve been secretly nurturing Marvel’s Spider-Man for years now, so we are thrilled to …
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Marvel Studios has launched a new charitable initiative that is focused on “brining help and hope to kids around the world.”
To celebrate the launch Marvel fans are invited to post photos online to unlock donations for Save the Children. The donations will help provide much-needed learning materials for kids in Nepal, Haiti, and United States.
From now until December 31, Marvel is donating $5 to Save the Children for every fan that uploads a photo of themselves in their favorite Marvel hero pose. The donations will total up to $1 million.
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Happy weekend! It’s been another week of fun Disney news so let’s jump right in.
The 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival started on Wednesday, September 14! The Food and Wine Festival features more than 30 Marketplace Booths – including a few in Future World for the second year in a row.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog checked out all the eats and drinks at the Festival on opening day and have compiled a list of the “Best of the Fest.”
The Coca-Cola Polar Bear is now greeting guests at the …
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Guests at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World will have a chance to catch a sneak peek of the new Marvel film, Doctor Strange, starting October 7.
The preview at Disney California Adventure will be presented in 3D at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywoodland.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios the preview will be part of the One Man’s Dream attraction.
The highly-anticipated film follows the story of Dr. Stephen Strange who, in his quest for healing after a horrific car accident, discovers powerful magic in a mysterious place known as Kamar-Taj. The film …
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The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure is closing early next year and will reopen in the summer of 2017 as Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT.
The announcement of the ride update was made at Comic-Con by Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios.
The backstory of the new attraction is that inside his fortress-like collection, The Collector is displaying the Guardians of the Galaxy. They’re all trapped in customized cases but Rocket has escaped and is enlisting the Collector’s VIPs for help.
Guests will board a gantry lift …