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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios Announces New Slate of Live-Action Films

The Walt Disney Studios has announced a new slate of live-action films, including new versions of Disney classics.
This spring fans are eagerly awaiting Alice Through the Looking Glass, and next March the live-action Beauty and the Beast arrives in theaters. A live-action Pete’s Dragon flies into theaters on August 12 this year.
A few of the new films in development include Cruella with Emma Stone in the title role, A Wrinkle in Time, Jungle Cruise starring Dwayne Johnson, and Dumbo directed by Tim Burton.
Disney is also planning Maleficent 2 starring Angelina …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Production Begins on Sequel to 2010’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Production has started on the sequel to Tim Burton’s 2010 live-action Alice in Wonderland.
Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass stars many of the original cast members including Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anne Hathaway.
Some new faces are also joining the cast including Sacha Baron Cohen as “Time,” Rhys Ifans (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) as the Mad Hatter’s father Zanik Hightopp, and Ed Speleers (Downton Abbey) as James Harcourt.
Other voice actors returning to the film include: Matt Lucas, Michael Sheen, Alan Rickman,  Timothy Spall, Stephen …

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[10 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
Disney Developing ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Sequel

Sources are reporting that Disney is currently developing a sequel to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, which earned over $1 billion worldwide for the studio.
Disney hired award-winning screenwriter Linda Woolverton to pen the sequel’s script. Woolverton has worked on several Disney films in the past, including the first Alice as well as Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and the forthcoming Maleficent.
So far, the studio is keeping plot details for the planned sequel under wraps, but we’ll let you know more as soon as new information becomes available.
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[27 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Tim Burton and Family Visit Disneyland Paris

Famed director Tim Burton took his family to Disneyland Paris this week, where he celebrated the release of his newest film, Frankenweenie.
Burton stopped to pose in front of Disneyland Paris’ spooky Phantom Manor attraction with actress Helena Bonham-Carter and their children Billy Ray and Indiana Rose. Joining the family were Jack and Sally, the main characters from the 1993 film The Nightmare Before Christmas, which Burton produced and co-wrote. Jack and Sally are currently making appearances in the park as part of Disneyland Paris’ Disney Halloween Festival, which continues through November 4.
 
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[2 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases ‘Frankenweenie’ Retro-style Movie Posters

Disney released six new Frankenweenie movie posters yesterday, gearing up for the movie’s release this Friday, October 5. The posters were done in a vintage “monster movie” style, an homage to the retro-style of the film. Each poster highlights an animal brought back to life in the film, but then crossed with some kind of deadly movie monster.
Sparky, the films canine hero, is the star of two posters while the other animals each get their own feature presentation.
A few of my favorites are below.

Frankenweenie is …

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[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Disney e-book Gives Behind-the Scenes Look at ‘Frankenweenie’

Disney has released a new e-book offering a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frankenweenie. The book entitled Frankenweenie: An Electrifying Book features videos, music and original sketches from the movie.
The book, which is available for the iPad, looks at how a 1984 live-action short served as the basis for the full-length, stop-motion film that is being released in theaters October 5. Academy Award-winning actor Martin Landau (who voices one of the characters in the new film) offers a foreword to the book, which also introduces …

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[21 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Frankenweenie Weekend Announced for Downtown Disney

Editor’s Note:  Guest writer Cari Keebaugh has the low down on the upcoming Frankenweenie Weekend at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney! Will you be attending?  Take it away, Cari!
Downtown Disney’s West Side at Walt Disney World will be offering a “dead-fully” delightful time for all during the “Frankenweenie Weekend,” to be held September 28-30.
This weekend-long event will pay tribute to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland, and especially the upcoming October 5 release of Frankenweenie, the much-anticipated remake of the 1984 short film.
A variety of special opportunities …

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[12 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
El Capitan Theatre to Host Special ‘Frankenweenie’ Events

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, which is based on his short film from 1984, will be screening at The El Capitain Theatre in Hollywood – but that’s not all.
In addition to the film, guests will be treated to a magical lighting and effects curtain show prior to watching the movie. After the 3D film, guests will be able to view props and drawings from the making of Frankenweenie, as well as an educational exhibit from Discovery Science Center.
For an additional costs, guests may also reserve seats at a special Black and White …

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[5 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Bringing ‘Judge Dredd’ and ‘Ed Wood’ to Blu-ray

Two oldies but goodies will be coming out of the Disney vault and heading to Blu-ray this fall – Judge Dredd and Tim Burton’s black and white classic, Ed Wood.
On September 18, Walt Disney Home Entertainment will release Judge Dredd for the first time ever on Blu-ray. Given the Dredd 3D reboot that’s currently in the works, the release of this 90′s film on Blu-ray will likely entice not only fans of the original, but prompt them to see the upcoming remake as well.
Tim Burton’s black and white Ed Wood, …

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[11 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Karen O Writes Song for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

Lead singer of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O has written an original song for Tim Burton’s upcoming film Frankenweenie, which will be featured in the end credits. “Strange Love” will also appear on Frankenweenie Unleashed!, a 14-track album of music from and inspired by the film, and the Frankenweenie original motion picture soundtrack. These compilation albums will be available September 25, 2012.
Karen O said:
Tim [Burton] wanted an unconventional unconditional love song. My music inspiration came out of the same era of B movie fright film references sprinkled throughout …