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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Indiana Jones’ Returns to Theaters in 2019

Indiana Jones is returning to the big screen in 2019!
The Walt Disney Studios made the announcement this week that a new Indiana Jones film will be released in two years. And, Harrison Ford is returning in the iconic role.
The as-yet-unnamed film will be released on July 19, 2019.
Steven Spielberg – the director of the four previous Indiana Jones films – will direct the new film. Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will also return.
In the statement from the Studios, chairman Alan Horn said: “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes …

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[16 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Fifth ‘Indiana Jones’ Film to Arrive in Theaters on July 29, 2019

Indiana Jones is returning to the big screen!
Disney made the official announcement this week – a fifth Indiana Jones film is scheduled to arrive in theaters on July 29, 2019.
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as the iconic adventurer and Steven Spielberg will direct. The film will be produced by franchise veterans Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
In making the announcement Alan Horn, Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios said “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the …

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[17 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Distribute Copies of ‘Lincoln’ to Every Middle and High School in the U.S.

Last November, Steven Spielberg’s new film Lincoln brought the story of Abraham Lincoln and the passage of the thirteenth amendment to the screen. While the film achieved critical and box office success during its run in theaters and is currently nominated for several Academy Awards, including Best Picture, perhaps the film’s most lasting success may be yet to come. This week, Disney and Participant Media announced a new education outreach initiative, in which copies of Lincoln will be distributed to schools across the United States.
The new social action campaign, entitled “Stand Tall: …

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[22 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look:  New Poster Released for ‘Lincoln’

We are very excited to bring you a first look at the poster released just today for the Steven Spielberg biopic Lincoln.  The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the United States’ sixteenth president, who led the country through the tumultuous Civil War Era.
Although the film is a Dreamworks Production, it will be distributed through Disney’s Touchstone Pictures.
Other stars featured in the film include Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln; Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln; Tommy Lee Jones as Republican Congressional Leader Thaddeus Stevens; and David Strathairn as Secretary of …

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[11 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look at Daniel Day Lewis in “Lincoln”

Steven Spielberg’s biopic Lincoln focuses on the last four months of the president’s life, as well as the strategies he employed to outlaw slavery forever. Now, we have a first look at Daniel Day Lewis in the title role of the film – doesn’t he look uncannily like our former president?
DreamWorks Lincoln will see a limited release in theaters beginning November 9, with a wide release November 16. In addition to Daniel Day Lewis, the film also stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Harris, David Straithairn and Sally Field.

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[21 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Release Date for Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

Steven Spielberg’s epic biopic Lincoln, which stars two-time Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, finally has a release date – but it will be up against some heavy box office competition.
At first, the film will see a limited release on November 9, with a wide release following November 16. It will open shortly after the new James Bond film Skyfall, as well as Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina adaptation and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Sources say Spielberg isn’t particularly worried about that film, however, as Breaking …

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[2 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Names Alan Horn as Chairman of Disney Studios

The former president of Warner Brothers, Alan Horn, has been named the new chairman of Walt Disney Studios. He will take over responsibilities beginning June 11 and replace former chairman Rich Ross, who resigned from the company in April.
Horn’s new responsibilities will extend to Pixar and Marvel as well as Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios, which uses Disney for marketing and distribution purposes. Additionally, Horn will oversee Disney’s Hollywood Records and their Broadway division.
Says Horn, who retired from Warner Brothers last year:
I found myself with a lot of free time, and …

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[1 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Changes Release Dates for ‘The Lone Ranger,’ ‘Thor 2’ and ‘Robopocalypse’

Disney has made a few changes to the release dates of some of their widely anticipated films, sources say.
Instead of a May 31 release date for The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp, the studio has pushed back the film’s debut to June 3, 2013.
Additionally, Disney has moved up the release date for Thor 2, the sequel to Thor. Originally slated to debut in theaters November 15, 2013, the sequel will now debut November 8, 2013.
Finally, Steven Spielberg’s Robopocalypse will be pushed back nearly an entire year. Originally set to debut …