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[25 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Youth Services of America & Disney Friends for Change Reveal Two New Grants

Youth Services of America in collaboration with Disney Friends for Change in Latin America and the UK have unveiled two new grant programs to further their goal of helping children make a positive impact on their world and those within it.
The new grant programs in the UK and Latin America are aimed at kids 5 to 18 and are designed to help kids get involved with creating a healthier planet while making a difference. Those who apply for these programs are able to help improve lives and make a real …

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[24 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Scraps Live-Action ‘Snow White’

Disney has decided to scrap their live-action, kung-fu samurai take on the classic Snow White, which was to be named The Order of the Seven.
Despite the fact Disney has been working on this project for 10 years, it’s no surprise that they decided to scrap the film given Universal’s live-action remake Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror, Mirror which hits theaters June 1.
The film has also gone through several changes, originally written by Michael Chabon but then shifting when screenwriter Michael Arndt took the helm. The Order of the …

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[23 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney/Pixar Films Returning to Big Screen for Memorial Day Weekend

Several Disney/Pixar films will be returning to the big screen Memorial Day weekend only at AMC Theatres.
Ratatouille, Up, WALL-E, and Toy Story 3 will play in AMC Theatres across the globe from May 25-May 28, 2012. Film-goers will be able to watch the film as well as a classic Pixar short and a sneak peek at the upcoming Brave.
Says Sun Dee Larson, vice president of Film Marketing at AMC:
There are some great films coming out Memorial Day weekend but nothing …

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[23 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces All New Comedy Called ‘Baby Daddy’

ABC Family just announced that they will be adding a new original comedy to its summer lineup this year.
Baby Daddy will follow the story of Ben, a man who becomes an accidental dad when an ex-girlfriend leaves her baby girl on his doorstep. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and overbearing mother. Since this is a comedy, you can imagine that much hilarity will ensue as Ben tackles the challenge of unexpected fatherhood.
The show will star Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Kyle XY), Derek …

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[23 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Director/Producer Kevin Gill Passes Away

Director and producer Kevin Gill, a key player in the early days of MTV and an exec at Disney, passed away earlier this month at the age of 54.
In the early days of his career, Gill worked at MTV directing the original VJ’s and rock star guests. He also went on to direct and produce several soap operas as well as the teen-hosted Disney Channel show The Movie Surfers.
In 1991, Gill became a programming executive at The Walt Disney Co. and helped spearhead the launch of several “Disney Clubs” worldwide, …

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[22 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Comedy Series ‘Gravity Falls’ Coming to Disney Channel This Summer

A new animated comedy series Gravity Falls will be premiering on Disney Channel this summer, featuring twins Dipper and Mabel Pines who are sent to live with their eccentric Uncle Stan for the summer. Their uncle runs a tourist trap dubbed The Mystery Shack, and the twins will soon discover that nothing is what it seems.
With a voice cast including Jason Ritter, Kristin Schaal, Linda Cardellini, and Alex Hirsch with guest stars Jennifer Coolidge, Will Forte, Alfred Molina, Lance Bass, Coolio and Larry King.
A full preview of the new comedy …

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[22 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Clip Released for DreamWorks Pictures ‘People Like Us’

A new clip for DreamWorks Pictures’ People Like Us has been released, and it features a closer look into this inspiring film for those of us who can’t wait until it hits theaters.
People Like Us is inspired by true events. This drama/comedy chronicles the highs and lows of family relationships and forces the protagonist, Sam, to re-evaluate everything he thought he knew about his family and his life.
The movie features a star-studded cast including Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Michael Hall D’Addario, Philip Baker Hall, Mark Duplass and Michelle …

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[22 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD’s ‘Pair of Kings’ Returning in June

Disney XD’s hit comedy series Pair of Kings returns next month with a new member joining the cast.
Since Mitchel Musso’s departure from his character Brady, a new face joins the island of Kinkow – actor Adam Hicks, who will play Boz, the boys’ long lost brother. Throughout the series, Boz and Boomer will get to know one another and continue to keep the same humor the show is known for.
To help promote the third season, a game dubbed Pyramid of Puzzles will launch on disneyxd.com June 8. Pair of Kings …

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[21 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Launches ‘Where’s My Water?’ Merchandise Line

Disney’s hit mobile game Where’s My Water? will now have a merchandise line to go along with it!
In collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, Disney Mobile has launched the first apparel line based on the game. The merchandise line helps extend the story of Swampy the Alligator, the original character from the game, and also includes merchandise featuring Cranky and Allie, Swampy’s friends.
The first product launch will begin in June, but select items are currently available at DisneyStore.com and Disney Store retail locations. The new merchandise line includes electronics accessories, plush …

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[21 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Increases Ticket Prices

Beginning May 20, Disneyland Resort has increased their ticket prices, including pricing for Annual Passports. The new prices are as follows:

5 Day Park Hopper – $290 for ages 10+/$270 for ages 3-9
5 Day 1 Park Per Day – $260/$240
4 Day Park Hopper – $275/$255
4 Day 1 Park Per Day – $245/$225
3 Day Park Hopper – $250/$235
3 Day 1 Park Per Day – $220/$205
2 Day Park Hopper – $200/$188
2 Day 1 Park Per Day – $170/$158
1 Day Park Hopper – $125/$119
1 Day One Park – $87/$81

Annual Passport prices are:

Southern California Select …