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[27 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Zootopia’ Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit film Zootopia won the Academy Award for best Animated Feature at the 89th Oscars.
The film was nominated in the category alongside Moana.
Other nominations for Disney included best Original Song, ‘How Far I’ll Go,’ from Moana, best Short Film (animated) for Piper, and three visual effects nominations for Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Jungle Book.
Piper won the Oscar for best Short Film (animated) and The Jungle Book won for best Visual Effects.
ESPN won its first Oscar in the Documentary Feature category …

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[7 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Recognized in 11 Categories at Annie Awards, Wins 12 Awards

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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[28 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Announces Reimagining of ‘The Lion King’ with Director Jon Favreau

The Walt Disney Studios has announced that the classic film The Lion King will be reimagined in a new project from director Jon Favreau.
The hit film The Jungle Book – also a live-action reimagining by Favreau – earned $965.8 million worldwide. A sequel to The Jungle Book is in development.
The Lion King will include songs from the animated film – much like the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson as Belle.
The Lion King was released in 1994 and is one of the most successful animated …

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[25 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic’ Starts May 28 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The limited-engagement show The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic opens this weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The show includes live music and performance, special effects, and production numbers inspired by “Indian cultural traditions.” The show also uses curtains of water illuminated with imagery from the live-action version of The Jungle Book including appearances by Mowglie, Bagheera, and more.
Guests will hear Indian-inspired arrangements of ‘Trust In Me,” “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You” as the show takes guests on Mowgli’s journey through the jungles.
The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic …

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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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[1 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Announces 2015 Slate of Films

This year looks like it’s going to be another big year for The Walt Disney Studios.
The Studio recently released information on its 2015 slate of films and it includes the live-action Cinderella which hits theaters in March, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron which arrives in May, and the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens which opens on December 18.
The first Disney film to open this year is Strange Magic from Lucasfilm. The animated film is described as a “madcap fairytale musical inspired by ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’” The film features …

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[10 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Dreamgirls’ Director Bill Condon to Direct Live-Action Version of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Belle and the Beast are headed to the big screen in a live-action adaptation of the beloved Disney film.
Director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) has reportedly been tapped to direct the film, while Evan Spiliotopoulos is writing the script.
The animated Beauty and the Beast was a box office success in 1991 earning more than $375 million worldwide and earning a Best Picture Oscar nomination. The film also spawned a Broadway musical.
In addition to Dreamgirls, Condon also wrote the script to Chicago and directed two of the films in the Twilight series.
Disney’s latest …

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[28 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken Set to Perform Together at the D23: Expo

Disney Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken – two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers – will take the stage at this year’s D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.
Sherman and Menken have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films and more than two dozen Disney Park attractions, in addition to half a dozen Disney musicals on Broadway.
Sherman, along with his brother Robert B. Sherman, is responsible for some of the …

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[12 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Aristocats’ App Released for iPhone and iPad

Disney’s classic film The Aristocats continues to be a favorite among fans, and now the movie has its own app for the iPhone and iPad.
Following a similar vein as Disney’s The Jungle Book and Peter Pan storybook apps, The Aristocats app has plenty of interactive features that perfectly suit the story of Duchess and her three kittens. Some of the features of Disney’s new storybook app include colorful illustrations, interactive coloring pages and puzzles, as well.
The new app also has several instructional activities, including a simple musical activity; exciting sound …

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD Acquires Animated ‘The Jungle Book’ Series

DQE, a global entertainment company, has sold The Jungle Book animated series to Disney XD. The new series will premiere during their summer lineup.
The series follows the man cub Mowgli who has been raised in the jungles by wolves since birth. All of your favorite characters will appear in the animated series including Baloo the bear, Bagheera, Mowgli’s panther friend and the rock python Kaa. Ultimately they band together to take on the evil Shere Khan.
Says Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman & CEO of DQE Group:
We are honoured that ‘The Jungle Book’ …